Quiz chapter 3 - Raheem

Question 1 of 9

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A technician is troubleshooting a PC that will not boot. When the PC is powered on, it emits a series of beeps and indicates that the BIOS settings have changed and need to be reconfigured. The technician reconfigures the BIOS settings, saves them, and the computer boots. Later when the PC is powered off and back on again, the same error message appears, and all the BIOS changes are gone. What should the technician do to fix the problem?

Select one of the following:

  • Reseat the RAM

  • Replace the motherboard

  • Replace the CMOS battery

  • Upgrade the BIOS firmware

Question 2 of 9

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What is an important step when installing a second PATA hard drive in a computer?

Select one of the following:

  • Set the swap file size on the new drive

  • Set the drive ID number with the correct jumper

  • Configure the BIOS settings to auto-detect the master drive

  • Ensure that pin one of the PATA data cable is correctly aligned with the connector

Question 3 of 9

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What number of disks is the required minimum to implement RAID 0?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

Question 4 of 9

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A technician is installing additional memory in a computer. How can the technician guarantee that the memory is correctly aligned?

Select one of the following:

  • The label on the memory module should always face the CPU

  • A notch in the memory module should be aligned with a notch in the memory slot

  • The arrows on the memory module should be aligned with the arrows on the motherboard slot

  • Memory slots are color coded, with one end red and one end blue

Question 5 of 9

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What is an advantage of using signed drivers?

Select one of the following:

  • They are free of errors

  • They never need upgrading

  • They are guaranteed to work with all operating systems

  • They are verified to be compatible with the operating system

  • They are guaranteed by the manufacturer to work with any hardware

Question 6 of 9

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Where is the saved BIOS configuration data stored?

Select one of the following:

  • RAM

  • CMOS

  • cache

  • hard drive

Question 7 of 9

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What are two examples of settings that can be changed in the CMOS settings? (Choose two.)

Select one or more of the following:

  • drive partition size

  • device drivers

  • swap file size

  • enabling and disabling devices

  • boot order

Question 8 of 9

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What are three important considerations when installing a CPU on a motherboard? (Choose three.)

Select one or more of the following:

  • Antistatic precautions are taken.

  • The CPU is correctly aligned and placed in the socket.

  • The CPU contacts are first cleaned with isopropyl alcohol.

  • The CPU heat sink and fan assembly are correctly installed.

  • The CMOS EPROM battery is removed prior to installing the CPU.

  • Maximum insertion force is applied to the load lever so the CPU is locked in place.

Question 9 of 9

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A technician has been asked to install a second optical drive in a computer. The technician will need to configure the drive as slave. How can the technician accomplish this desired configuration?

Select one of the following:

  • Use jumpers on the motherboard to configure the drive as slave.

  • List the drive as slave in the CMOS.

  • Connect the drive after the twist in the PATA cable.

  • Use jumpers on the drive to configure the drive as slave.

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