Sutherland Placement Paper (Technical Test Paper)

 

 

1) How many devices can work on a single IDE channel?

a.1

b.2

c.3

d.4

 

2) ISDN uses --- technology

a. only digital

b. digital and analog

c. only analog

d. neither digital nor analog

 

3) If a computer's BIOS allow, you can boot from a CD-ROM

a. true

b. false

 

4) CD-ROMs typically hold --- of data

a.500MB

b.650MB

c.1000MB

d.350MB

 

5) Firmware refers to what component?

a. hard drives

b. floppy drives

c. BIOS

d. RAM

 

6) Your CD-ROM audio cable connects to the:

a. speaker

b. sound card

c. hard drive

d. BIOS

 

7) Conventional memory is the first ---k?

a. 1024

b. 1048

c. 640

d. 512

 

8) What is the easiest way to make a bootable floppy disk?

a. buy one

b. using the sys c:a:/bootup command

c. start/settings/control panel/system/make start up disk

 

9) scan disk checks and fixes ---

a. tape drives

b. hard drives

c. CD ROM drives

d. DVD ROM drives

 

10) A user complains that when opening email attachments, the attachments disappear or cause an application error. What could cause this problem?

a. a possible virus

b. an incorrect setting in config.sys

c. autoexec.bat loading improperly

d. an incorrectly installed e-mail program

 

11) What is the purpose of a driver?

a. tells the OS how to interact with the device

b. improves the performance of installed devices by optimizing access patterns

c. provides more useful memory by moving device control data to extended memory

d. modifies application programs to work correctly with devices attached to a system

 

12) your modern will not detect a dial tone. What is the most two likely cause?

a. phone line may be defective

b. modem is set for tone dial

c. the ISP is down

d. the modem is set to disable call waiting

 

13) which of the following is the newest type of connector for a printer interface?

a. USB

b. Serial

c. SCSI

d. Parallel

 

14) On a system with one hard drive and one CD-ROM what is the typical placement of the CD-ROM drive?

a. Slave drive on the primary IDE channel

b. Master drive on the primary IDE channel

c. Slave drive on the secondary IDE channel

d. Master drive on the secondary IDE channel

 

15)which device connects to a parallel port?

a. Mouse

b. Joystick

c. Keyboard

d. Printer

 

16) What command will restore a backup copy of the registry from DOS?

a. CHKDSK

b. CHKREG

c. SCANREG

d. SCANDISK

 

17) which utility is used to partition a new hard drive in windows 98?

a. FDISK

b. Format

c. Partition Manager

d. Windows Explorer

 

18) Which of the following conversions is possible in windows 98?

a. FAT 16 to NTFS

b. FAT 32 to FAT 16

c. Fat 16 to Fat32 and Fat32 to Fat 16

d. Fat 16 to Fat 32 but not Fat 32 to Fat 16

 

19) You have replaced the CMOS battery. What must you do next?

a. FDISK

b. Reinstall the OS

c. Set the date and time

d. Format the hard drive

 

20) The first physical sector in any bootable hard disk contains which of the following?

a. File Structure

b. Data structure

c. MBR

d. LBR

 

21) What must an IDE hard drive have in order for an AGP slot?

a. Active partition

b. Passive partition

c. Dynamic partition

d. Extended partition Associated entries in the FAT are removed.

 

22) Which of the following device is designed for an AGP slot?

a. HDD

b. Serial Port

c. Video card

d. External Storage Device

 

 

23) What has occurred when HDD fails, making a grinding noise?

a. controller failure

b. the read/ write head is in contact with the platter

c. hard drive is in power save

d. hard drive is in labor

 

24) which type of connector is used by analog modems?

a. AUI

b. BNC

c. RJ-11

d. RJ-45

 

25) From which control panel option in Windows 95 can u create a startup disk?

a. system

b. admin

c. add/remove programs

d. network

 

26) Your customer has bought a second hard disk and added it an existing computer. The first hard disk is having one primary partition and extended partition. The extended partition is divided into two logical drivers D and E. when you install the second hard drive and format it, what would be the drive letter assigned to the first logical drive on the extended partition of hard disk? Assume that the second hard disk has one primary partition and only one logical drive on the extended partition.

a. "D"

b. "E"

c. "F"

d. "F"

 

27) Which port can the keyboard be connected to?

a. parallel port

b. VGA port

c. PS\2

d. IEEE 1394

 

28) You get a CMOS checksum error upon boot. What is the most likely cause?

a. power supply failure

b. BIOS need to be updated

c. CMOS battery is nearing end of life

d. HDD types are incorrectly defined

 

29) You rare reported that the monitor at a client's place is having a problem. You are about to remove the CPU tower to trouble shoot the issue. What do you do just before opening the CPU tower?

a. wear wrist strap to prevent ESD damage to the monitor

b. Make sure that the power is switched off and the power cord is plugged out.

c. Make sure that the ESD is grounded properly

d. Connect the monitor as well as the wrist strap to the ground.

 

30) Which of the following files is NOT required for DOS to boot?

a. COMMAND.COM

b. MSDOS.SYS

c. IO.SYS

d. AUTOEXEC.BAT

 

SUTHERLAND PLACEMENT PAPER (TECHNICAL SCREENING)

 

1. What command will restore a backup copy of the registry from DOS?

 

a. CHKDSK

 

b. CHKREG

 

c. SCANREG

 

d. SCANDISK

 

2. which utility is used to partition a new hard drive in windows 98?

 

a. FDISK

b. Format

c. Partition Manager

d. Windows Explorer

 

3. Which of the following conversions is possible in windows 98?

a. FAT 16 to NTFS

b. FAT 32 to FAT 16

c. Fat 16 to Fat32 and Fat32 to Fat 16

d. Fat 16 to Fat 32 but not Fat 32 to Fat 16

 

4. You have replaced the CMOS battery. What must you do next?

 

a. FDISK

b. Reinstall the OS

c. Set the date and time

d. Format the hard drive

 

5. The first physical sector in any bootable hard disk contains which of the following?

 

a. File Structure

b. Data structure

c. MBR

d. LBR

 

6. What must an IDE hard drive have in order for an AGP slot?

 

a. Active partition

b. Passive partition

c. Dynamic partition

d. Extended partition Associated entries in the FAT are removed.

 

7. Which of the following device is designed for an AGP slot?

 

a. HDD

b. Serial Port

c. Video card

d. External Storage Device

 

8. What has occurred when HDD fails, making a grinding noise?

 

a. controller failure

b. the read/ write head is in contact with the platter

c. hard drive is in power save

d. hard drive is in labor

 

9. which type of connector is used by analog modems?

 

a. AUI

 

b. BNC

 

c. RJ-11

 

d. RJ-45

 

10. From which control panel option in Windows 95 can u create a startup disk?

 

a. system

 

b. admin

 

c. add/remove programs

 

d. network

 

11. Your customer has bought a second hard disk and added it an existing computer. The first hard disk is having one primary partition and extended partition. The extended partition is divided into two logical drivers D and E. when you install the second hard drive and format it, what would be the drive letter assigned to the first logical drive on the extended partition of hard disk? Assume that the second hard disk has one primary partition and only one logical drive on the extended partition.

 

a. “D”

 

b. “E”

 

c. “F”

 

d. “F”

 

12. Which port can the keyboard be connected to?

 

a. parallel port

 

b. VGA port

 

c. PS\2

 

d. IEEE 1394

 

13. You get a CMOS checksum error upon boot. What is the most likely cause?

 

a. power supply failure

 

b. BIOS need to be updated

 

c. CMOS battery is nearing end of life

 

d. HDD types are incorrectly defined

 

14. You rare reported that the monitor at a client’s place is having a problem. You are about to remove the CPU tower to trouble shoot the issue. What do you do just before opening the CPU tower?

 

a. wear wrist strap to prevent ESD damage to the monitor

 

b. Make sure that the power is switched off and the power cord is plugged out.

 

c. Make sure that the ESD is grounded properly

 

d. Connect the monitor as well as the wrist strap to the ground.

 

15. Which of the following files is NOT required for DOS to boot?

 

a. COMMAND.COM

 

b. MSDOS.SYS

 

c. IO.SYS

 

d. AUTOEXEC.BAT

 

16.which device connects to a parallel port?

 

a. Mouse

 

b. Joystick

 

c. Keyboard

 

d. Printer