Computer Hardware Question Answer – (Part 4)


Hi, Computer Experts, have you memorised last top 150 Computer Hardware Question Answer? – Which I published few hours ago. Now I’ll give you more 50 question of computer hardware. I think, it is working for you. You can comment your requirements. You can read (Part 3) from here.

More Top 50 Computer Hardware Question Answer

Computer Hardware Question Answer


1: A part of a computer or other electronic device that can be readily replaced in the field on a service call, and does not require any soldering or other special equipment is called?
A: Field Replaceable Unit (FRU)

2: What is the thinnest PCMCIA card, measuring 3.5 mm in thickness?

3: Which processor chip has a disabled math co-processor on board?
A: 486SX

4: What does the acronym RTS stand for?
A: Request To Send

5: What computer chip holds the computer’s configuration information?

6: What does CMOS stand for?
A: Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor.

7: Which processor uses Socket 7?
A: Pentium

8: Which type of PCMCIA card supports Hard Drives?
A: Type III

9: In the Binary numbering system, a (1) represents a jumper being shorted and a (0) represents a jumper being open. On a three-bit jumper block on a SCSI drive, how would an ID of logical 3 be set?
A: 011

10: Resistance is measured in?

A: Ohms

11: What does the statement “Current Drive is no longer valid” mean?
A: Your current drive is either a network drive that is no longer connected, or a disk drive with no disk in it.

12: How can you disable bus mastering for a PC card?
A: BIOS on the card.

13: Which of the following items would require you to comply with EPA disposal guidelines?
A: Battery

14: The ESD wrist strap is designed to protect PC Components or Service Technicians ?
A: Both

15:. Which processor uses slot 1?
A: Pentium II

16: What does the term BIOS stand for?
A: Basic Input/Output System

17: Which part of the laser printer should not be exposed to sunlight?
A: Photosensitive Drum

18: The stage of laser printing where the image is transferred from drum to paper is called?
A: Transfer Stage

19: Which component of the laser printer must be vacuumed or replaced during preventive maintenance?
A: Ozone filter

20: To prevent toner from sticking to a laser printer’s heat rollers you should apply?
A: Oil

21: During preventive maintenance on a dot matrix printer, you should never lubricate?
A: Print head pins

22: What 2 items would you use to clean plastic covers on printers?
A: Mild, soapy water clean, lint free cloth

23: If you notice your dot matrix printer is starting to print faint, patchy and intermittent characters, what would probably fix the problem?
A: Change the ribbon

24: ESD damage can be caused by?
A: Placing an I/O Controller Card in a non-conductive plastic bag

25: What device prevents power interruptions?
A: Battery backup units (UPS)

26: What is the best way to protect your computer during an electrical storm?
A: Disconnect all external cables and power cords

27: Can a monitor hold a charge even after you have unplugged it?
A: Yes

28: What should you do first when troubleshooting a faulty monitor?
A: Check the connections to the power source and to the computer.

29: When you measure an unknown voltage source, you should always start the meter set on the _________ setting possible to prevent damage to the meter.
A: Highest

30: How many Ohms should your meter register if you are testing a good circuit?
A: 0

31: What is happening during the initial memory test at boot-up?
A: The system is checking to see that contiguous memory is installed.

32: Your computer determines the amount of memory present, the date/time, and which communication ports and display adapters are installed during what phase?
A: Power On Self Test (POST)

33: What is a common complication when adding a 1.6GB IDE hard drive to an older system?
A: The System BIOS needs to be upgraded.

34: If your hard drive light is constantly blinking while you are using one of your applications, what  could be the sign of it?
A: That you need to add RAM

35: What is the best way to prevent ESD when it’s working on the computer?

A: Place components on an anti-static mat Wear a grounding wrist strap.

36: What does contain a grounding wrist strap?

A: A resistor

37: What does this symbol represent?

A: A Ground

38: Which is both a 16 and 32 bit bus?

39: The DC voltage on most circuit boards is?
A: +5 volts

40: What type of controller will support both internal and external CD-ROMs?

41: How many pixels does a standard VGA display have in its native graphics mode?
A: 640×480 pixels

42: When the files on your hard drive are not stored in consecutive clusters, it is said to be?
A: Fragmented

43: What command would you type to fine out how much and what type of memory you have available?

44: You just bought a new video card. What is an important question to answer before installing ?
A: What are the available IRQ’s

45: How long should you wait for the CRT to discharge before opening the case?
A: 60 minutes or more.

46: What can be used to ensure your power supply is not interrupted?
A: Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS)

47: When is the risk of ESD the greatest?
A: During low humidity (Dry) and cold.temperatures.

48: A user calls and says his PC was working fine yesterday, but he turned on that morning and he is getting an error that reads “Invalid System Disk”. What could be the problem?
A: Floppy in drive A:

49: What would it mean if you did not hear any beeps when you boot your computer?
A: Bad or disconnected speaker.

50.Which program is typically used on a Windows XP system to inspect the hard disk drive for errors?

A: Chkdsk

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