O Level | July 2012 | M4.3-R4 (Introduction to ICT Resources)

1.1 If you turn on a PC and the boot-up process halts, giving you the message ”Non-System disk or disk error…Replace and press any key when ready”,  the problem is likely:

A) A non-bootable floppy disk is in the floppy-disk drive and you should remove it

B) The hard-drive has failed and you should replace it

C) RAM has failed and you should replace it

D) A key on the keyboard is stuck and the keyboard should be replaced


B

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1.2 The following is the assembly and disassembly procedure:

A) Case or cover assembly

B) Adapter boards

C) Motherboard

D) All of the above


D

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1.3 If a PC freezes or behaves otherwise erratically and the system unit is very quiet, the most likely cause is:

A) A virus has infected the system

B) The hard-drive is almost out of space

C) The CMOS-RAM is failing

D) The power-supply fan has failed and the system is overheating


D

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1.4 What should you do if you receive the following message:
Cannot find a device file that may be needed to run Windows or a Windows application……zyvxd.386 Press any key to continue?

A) Power the machine OFF, then ON to resync the kernel

B) Replace the hard drive

C) Start Windows and run Scandisk to reload the missing file(s)

D) Press any key to continue loading Windows and then either reload the missing file or
remove the line in SYSTEM.INI that loads it


D

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1.5 Which answer best describes the following:
“g”\progra~1\indexes\mydocs\gregfoot\bigbaby.doc”

A) A line in Grep programming code relating to the bigbaby time constant

B) The location of a file called BIGBABY.DOC which is located in the gregfoot subdirectory on drive g:

C) Programming code which defines a small footprint, mini tower PC

D) An illegal error from a document called Programming for UNIX, which the word processor, DOS, can’t find


B

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1.6 A circuit switch

A) has large buffers to hold data before forwarding

B) can switch data based on the incoming frequency

C) can interconnect shared links

D) needs to be programmed prior to data transfer


B, C, and D

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1.7 A packet switch

A) forwards packets received on one link to another based on header information

B) could drop packets

C) can be programmed with resource reservations prior to data transfer

D) has only one interface


A, B, and C

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1.8 Destination address is

A) carried in every frame of data carried through a circuit-switched network

B) carried in every packet header in a connectionless packet-switched network

C) carried in a call setup message in a connection-oriented packet-switched network

D) carried in routing protocol messages


B, C, and D

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1.9 What is a GPF?

A) A hard drive with insufficient available space

B) Part of the Microsoft General Procedures for Windows Operating Systems

C) A Windows General Protection Fault

D) All of the above


C

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1.10 The physical part of the PC that keeps track of the hardware resources on the system is the:

A) ROM BIOS Chip

B) CMOS RAM

C) Hard Drive

D) Power Supply


A

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