A+ Guide Chapter 1
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What connector has 4 pins, is used for older IDE drives and some SATA drives, and can provide +5 V and +12 V power outputs?

    answer choices

    SATA connector

    Berg connector

    Molex connector

    PCIe connector

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the component that usually has a dual-voltage selector switch and has cables that connect to the motherboard and drives called?

    answer choices

    HDD

    PSU

    DIMM

    PCIe

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A micro-ATX motherboard will fit into a case that follows what minimum standard?

    answer choices

    ATX 1.0

    ATX 1.5

    ATX 2.0

    ATX 2.1

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How many pins are used in a parallel port, also known as an LPT port?

    answer choices

    9

    15

    25

    40

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of port is sometimes used by routers for management and configuration purposes?

    answer choices

    DB9 port

    LPT port

    PS/2 Port

    eSata port

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What audio port connects to an external home theater audio system, providing digital audio output?

    answer choices

    S/PDIF

    FireWire

    Thunderbolt

    eSata

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the most common pointing device on laptops

    answer choices

    a touch pad

    a mouse

    a touch screen

    a trackball

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    How many pins are in the power supply connector that is typically used on most motherboards today?

    answer choices

    20 pin

    8 pin

    24 pin

    15 pin

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What component is most likely to be installed in a PC, is considered primary storage, and typically stores the operating system, as well as its applications?

    answer choices

    floppy drive

    tape drive

    hard disk drive

    optical drive

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    In a cellular network, each cell is controlled by a tower. What are these towers called?

    answer choices

    cell controllers

    cell hubs

    base controllers

    base stations

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Law enforcement agencies sometimes use what type of data to reconstruct a person's travels?

    answer choices

    accelerometer

    tethering

    geotracking

    geospotting

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement is NOT true regarding motherboards?

    answer choices

    also called a system board

    has a CPU socket

    has a heat sing on the PCIe slots

    has a slot for DIMMs

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What general-purpose tool can measure characteristics of electricity in a variety of devices?

    answer choices

    loopback plug

    POST card

    multimeter

    cable tester

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If you have a PCI Express Version 2 video card, how many pins will the power connector have if the card requires extra power?

    answer choices

    4

    2

    5

    8

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the name for the type of flash memory that is used by mobile devices to store their apps and data?

    answer choices

    SC card

    solid state device

    MicroFlash card

    hard drive

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Programs and data that are stored on a motherboard are referred to by what term?

    answer choices

    firmware

    package

    blob

    instruction set

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What statement about an FRU is true?

    answer choices

    they are not necessary for the computers operation

    all types can be easily disposed of in any trash can

    it is easily repaired by a support technician

    a support technician should know how to replace one

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What tool can help discover and report computer errors and conflicts that occur when you first turn on a computer and before the operating system is launched?

    answer choices

    POST card

    ROM module

    BIOS memory

    CMOS firmware

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

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

    answer choices

    LCD

    ESD

    EMI

    CRT

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What type of port transmits both digital audio and digital video with a single connector?

    answer choices

    S-video

    DVI

    HDMI

    VGA

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This transmits digital video and audio and is slowly replacing VGA and DVI

    answer choices

    DisplayPort

    HDMI

    PCIe

    S/PDIF

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    a type of memory slot found on a motherboard

    answer choices

    SDRAMM

    DRAMM

    DIMM

    PCIe

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    draws heat from the CPU and pipes it to a fan, which then blows heat out of the case

    answer choices

    POST card

    PCIe

    GPU

    Heat Sink

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    a slot used for expansion cards or video cards on a motherboard

    answer choices

    PCIe

    SATA

    IDE

    DIMM

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
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    a series of tests performed by the startup UEFI/BIOS when you first turn on a computer

    answer choices

    CMOS

    POST

    GPU

    BIOS

  • Question 26
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Who is seriously the best teacher, probably ever?

    no correct answer

    Mr. Isaacs

    Mr. Isaacs

    Mr. Isaacs

    Mr. Isaacs

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