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1
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What is a case for any type of computer

A

Chassis

2
Q

What is another name for static electricity, which can damage chips and destroy motherboards

A

ESD

3
Q

What is the largest type of personal computer case. Tower cases stand vertically and can be up to two feet tall. They have more drive bays and are a good choice for computer users who anticipate making significant upgrades

A

Tower case

4
Q

What is a computer case that lies flat and sometimes serves double duty as a monitor stand

A

Desktop case

5
Q

What is a group of computers and other devices connected together

A

Network

6
Q

What type of laptop backlight is typically used in smaller mobile devices and uses the least amount of power

A

LED

7
Q

What would you use the FN and F19 button on a laptop

A

To turn the screen brightly up

8
Q

You are purchasing a mobile device that allows you to use your finger to input infor. What type of touch screen tech is this

A

Capacitive

9
Q

You are using a public WI-FI hotspot and believe that someone is trying to hack into your laptop. What feature should you use to turn off all wireless connections

A

Air plane mode

10
Q

You have been asked to purchase a new camera for the company photographer. Some of the camera are marked “smart” cameras. What key feature does this likely mean the camera includes

A

Wi-Fi

11
Q

A user approaches you and asks for a CPU upgrade so his Lenovo laptop will run faster. What’s the easiest way

A

Replace the laptop with a faster CPU

12
Q

What does the FN and F4 key do on a laptop

A

To change the video output to an external monitor

13
Q

You are using a laptop computer and the wireless network card fails. There are no wired ports.

A

Install a USB to wi-Fi dongle

14
Q

What type of mobile device is known for using electrophoretic ink

A

E-reader

15
Q

What type of connection are you using if you use a USB cable to connect your laptop to cellular phone in order to use the cellular wireless connection from the laptop

A

Tethering

16
Q

What characteristic was the blackberry smartphone most famous

A

Hardware keyboard

17
Q

What laptop accessory should you purchase if you want to protect the device against theft

A

Cable lock

18
Q

The hard drive in your managers desktop has failed, you need to replace it. What is the benefits of replacing it with an SSD instead of an HDD

A

Less space

Operates silently

19
Q

Which laptop expansion port designed as an industry standard to replace VGA
And DVI ports and is backward compatible with both standards

A

Display port

20
Q

In a laptop which display type illuminates each pixel individually rather than by LED backlight

A

OLED

21
Q

You have recently purchased a laptop computer with a touch screen. It allows you to draw images on the screen and save them on the computer. What device is responsible for converting the input into the images that you are able to save

A

Digitizer

22
Q

A tech has a failed levnovo laptop, and he suspects the motherboard is bad. He has several other laptop available from which he can harvest parts. What is true regarding the replacement motherboard he selects

A

He must choose a motherboard from the same model of Lenovo laptop

23
Q

A tech needs to replace a failed laptop hard drive. The user stores a large amount of video on her computer and needs the largest capacity drive possible. What type of hard drive should you install

A

Magnetic

24
Q

What wireless communication types has max distance of about 4”

A

NFC

25
Q

What two components of a laptop are the most useful when making a video conference call

A

Web Cam

Microphone

26
Q

What type of laptop backlight is typically used in smaller mobile devices and consumers the least amount of power

A

LED

27
Q

What would you use the FN and F10 key

A

To turn the screen brightness up

28
Q

You are purchasing a mobile device that allows you to use your finger to input infor. What type of touch screen tech does this device use

A

Capacitive

29
Q

You using a public Wi-Fi hotspot and believe that someone is trying to hack into your laptop. Which laptop feature should you use to immediately turn off all wireless connections

A

Airplane mode

30
Q

You have been asked to purchase a new camera for the company photographer. Some of the cameras are marked as smart cameras. What key feature does this likely mean the camera includes

A

Wi-Fi

31
Q

A user approaches you and asks for a CPU upgrade so his Lenovo laptop will run faster. What is the easiest way to meet this user’s needs

A

Replace the laptop with one with a faster CPU

32
Q

What would you use the FN and the F4

A

To change the video output to an external monitor

33
Q

You are using a laptop computer and the wireless network card fails. There are no wired ports nearby. You need to send a file to your boss, who is in another country, in the next 10 minutes. What should you do to fix the situation

A

Install a USB to Wi-Fi dongle

34
Q

Which type of mobile device is know for using electrophoretic ink.

A

E-Reader

35
Q

What type of connection are you using if you use a USB cable to connect your laptop to your cellular phone in order to use the cellular wireless connection from the laptop

A

Tethering

36
Q

What cable types should be used to connect a cable modem to SOHO router

A

Ethernet

37
Q

What channels would commonly be used on an wireless network

A

6

38
Q

A tech is troubleshooting a windows 10 CAD workstation that is running slow. The computer uses RAI 10 and dual GPU cards. The user states that the same app runs faster on an identical workstation. What should the tech perform first to troubleshoot the problem

A

Check event log for any cache issues

39
Q

A business owner wants to provide security to laptop users with the ability to charge their devices, access corporate LAN resources and allow variety of their hardware. What device would best meet the owners needs

A

Docking station

40
Q

A tech has noticed that when at company headquarters the laptop connection to the internet is more responsible than when using the company provided phone as a hotspot. The tech updated the driver on the WiFi NIC without resolution and then verified the config on the WiFi was correct. What config could cause the deceased performance

A

The connection is throttled

41
Q

An associate is seeking advice on which device to purchase for a friend who is a business owner. The friend needs the ability to chat activity keeping in contact with the home office. What’s the best recommendations

A

Smart Watch

42
Q

A tech is replacing a broken screen on a new company laptop but does not have repair infor from the vendor. What is the best way to proceed

A

Doc and label the cable and screw locations

43
Q

Ann, a user needs to attend several day long conferences and wants to ensure her mobile device will have enough power for these event. She is concerned about wall outlet availability at the conference and needs to continuously use her device for important updates. What should a tech recommend to best accommodate Ann’s needs

A

Wireless charging pad

44
Q

What charging and data ports has non directional connector

A

USB-C

45
Q

A user brings in a smartphone for repair. The device is unable to send/receive calls or connect to WiFI. All apps on the working unless they require connectivity. What most likely causing the problem

A

Airplane mode

46
Q

What following Ethernet cables would best support an app that requires a 600 Mbps throughput at the lowest price point

A

Cat 5e

47
Q

A client has three locations within city limits that need to be networked. Vendor network requirements for all three locations are a minimum of 1 GB. What types of networks that will most likely be used for internal office and office to office networking

A

MAN

LAN

48
Q

What terminates a coaxial cable

A

RG-59

49
Q

A customer asks a tech to help set up a specialized computing system for video editing. What should the tech install on the workstation best meet the customer’s specs

A

SSD

Dual monitors

50
Q

An end user wants to have a second monitor installed on a laptop. Which the following would allow a tech to config the laptop both screens once the cable is connected

A

Adjust the monitor display combination