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1

What category of software is used by engineers to design complex products, allowing you to view a design in 2-d or 3-d?

A. CAM
B. CAD
C. Device driver
D. Graphics

B. CAD

2

This type of custom computer configuration often uses a special small-format case in order to fit into an entertainment console.

A. Audio/video editing workstation
B. Graphics workstation
C. Home theater PC
D. Standard thin client

C. Home theater PC

3

Which of the following is an appropriate set of components for a custom audio/video editing workstation?

A. Basic applications and minimum requirements for running windows
B. Powerful processor, high-end video/specialized GPU, better sound card, and high-end cooling
C. Maximum RAM and CPU cores and hardware support for virtualization
D. Specialized audio and video card; large fast hard drive; and dual monitors

D. Specialized audio and video card; large fast hard drive; and dual monitors

4

What is the generic term for a single instance of an on-screen simulation of a complete computer?

A. CAD
B. CAM
C. Virtual PC
D. Virtual Machine

D. Virtual Machine

5

How can you determine which CPU and memory modules to use with a certain motherboard?

A. No problem. All ATX motherboards accept all Intel and AMD CPUs and DIMM memory modules.
B. Each motherboard is unique; check the manual.
C. Check the CPU documentation.
D. Check the RAM module documentation.

B. Each motherboard is unique; check the manual.

6

What's a common name for a CPU socket that uses a lever for aligning the contacts and a cover for firmly securing a CPU?

A. ZIF
B. LGA
C. HTPC
D. CRIMM

B. LGA

7

How should you handle a motherboard?

A. Grasp the largest component on the board.
B. Grasp the handle.
C. Hold it by the edges.
D. Use a parts grabber.

C. Hold it by the edges.

8

Which of the following must you do when install a DIMM module?

A. Open the retention clips on the socket and tilt the DIMM at a 45-degree angle to the socket.
B. Open the retention clips on the socket and align the DIMM module vertically with the socket.
C. Close the retention clips on the socket and tilt the DIMM at a 45-degree angle to the socket.
D. Close the retention clips on the socket and align the DIMM module without tilting.

B. Open the retention clips on the socket and align the DIMM module vertically with the socket.

9

What prevents you from installing a DDR2 module into a DDR3 socket?

A. DDR installs at a 45-degree angle; DDR2 installs vertically.
B. Socket key
C. Socket notch
D. DDR2 and DD3 have a different number of pins.

B. Socket key

10

What do modern PC cooling systems use to detect when to adjust the performance of the cooling system to keep the system cool?

A. CAM
B. Heat sensors
C. Case fan
D. Liquid cooling

B. Heat sensors

11

Which of the following could impair the functioning of the installed cooling system? Select all that are correct.

A. Keeping the case open during PC operation
B. Removing slot covers behind empty expansion slots
C. Vacuuming the interior
D. Dirt and dust

A, B, and D

12

Adding this cooling component is an easy and cheap cooling system upgrade.

A. Liquid cooling system
B. Case fan
C. CPU heat sink
D. CPU fan

B. Case fan

13

You have just purchased a new device that requires the latest version of USB, but your USB ports are only 1.1. What is a good solution?

A. Buy a new computer
B. Buy a converter for the device so it can use a parallel port.
C. Install a USB adapter card with the latest version of USB standards.
D. Exchange the device for one with a parallel interface.

C. Install a USB adapter card with the latest version of USB standards.

14

Before installing an adapter card in a computer, check the documentation and do one of the following, if necessary.

A. Set switches or jumpers
B. Install the driver
C. Upgrade the card's BIOS
D. Partition the card

A. Set switches or jumpers

15

Which one of the following statements about EIDE/PATA hard drive configurations is true?

A. Before a master drive will function properly, a secondary drive must be present on the cable.
B. The master drive must attach to the ribbon cable using the connector closest to the motherboard.
C. The term for any hard drive on the secondary controller is slave.
D. A slave drive cannot work in the absence of a master drive.

D. A slave drive cannot work in the absence of a master drive.

16

You are planning to install a hard drive and an optical drive using the PATA interface in a new system as the only drives. Which of the following is typically a valid drive configuration for you to use?

A. Install the hard drive as a primary master and install the optical drive as a secondary master.
B. Install the optical drive as a primary master and the hard drive as a primary slave.
C. Install the optical drive as either a primary master or a secondary slave.
D. Install the optical drive anywhere, as long as the hard drive is a secondary master.

A. Install the hard drive as a primary master and install the optical drive as a secondary master.

17

What makes the installation and configuration of a drive with SATA interface easier than on a PATA interface?

A. Master/slave is easier to configure with SATA
B. The SATA cables are much thinner than PATA
C. No need to configure jumpers because each drive has its own channel.
D. SATA drivers are psychically smaller.

C. No need to configure jumpers because each drive has its own channel.

18

What should you do when a SATA drive has two types of power connectors?

A.. Insert a CRIMM in the connector you are not using
B. Connect a P1 connector to the largest power connector.
C. Set a jumper to activate one of the connectors.
D. Only attach power source to one connector.

D. Only attach power source to one connector.

19

Which of the following SCSI IDs has the highest priority on a single SCSI chain?

A. 1
B. 7
C. 15
D. 24

B. 7

20

What creates the logical structure require by a file system?

A. Sectoring
B. Formatting
C. Recording
D. Partitioning

B. Formatting