Chapter 7 Exam - IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software (Version 4.1)

1.Instead of the document that was expected, a printer is printing unusual characters. What should be the next steps in solving this printer problem?
    -- Check the printer data cabling. If the cabling is secure on both ends, replace the print cartridge or ribbon.

2. Which printing technology uses the vibration of a crystal to control the flow of ink onto the paper to produce an image?
    -- piezoelectric

3. Which unit is commonly used to measure the print quality of an inkjet printer?
    -- DPI

4. What is the best source for a Windows-compatible scanner driver?
    -- website for scanner manufacturer

5. What is an advantage of using a solid-ink printer instead of an inkjet printer?
    -- It produces vivid color prints.

6. What are two advantages of using impact printers? (Choose two).
     -- carbon-copy printing ability
     -- inexpensive consumables

7. What is typical of a network printer installation?
    -- the use of Ethernet or wireless

8. Which software converts scanned pages into text?
    -- Optical Character Recognition

9. Which three functions are commonly included in the all-in-one devices? (Choose three.)
    -- fax
    -- printer
    -- scanner

10. Which step of the laser printing process is the last step performed by a laser printer when printing a document?
      -- fusing

11. Which technology is used by laser printers?
      -- electrophotographic

12. Which two modes of operation within the IEEE 1284 standard allow bi-directional communication? (Choose two.)
      -- ECP
      -- EPP

13. Which standard governs the use of parallel printer ports?
       -- IEEE 1284

14. Which printer technology is used in low-cost, photo-quality printers?
       -- inkjet

15. Which type of printer is commonly used in stores to produce cash register receipts?
       -- thermal

16. A museum possesses several old paintings that the curators wish to reproduce and sell in the museum gift shop. Which type of scanner can be used to produce the highest-quality reproduction?
       -- drum

17. Which software, embedded in a printer, controls how the printer operates and can be upgraded?
      -- firmware

18. What is the maximum number of devices that can be connected to a single FireWire interface?
       -- 63

19. Which laser printer component is a metal cylinder that is coated with a light-sensitive insulating material?
       -- drum

20. Which two names refer to the IEEE 1394 standard? (Choose two.)
      -- FireWire
      -- i.Link

21. Which step of the laser printing process involves scanning the photosensitive drum with a laser?
       -- writing

22. Which Windows XP command sends a file named example.txt to the default printer?
       -- print example.txt

23. Which two Wi-Fi standards are used to provide a wireless connection between printers and computers? (Choose two.)
       -- 802.11b
       -- 802.11g

24. What is a common disadvantage of inkjet printers?
       -- The nozzles can get obstructed.