Chapter 2 Quiz: Working inside a computer
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B. the wire nearest the triangle is pin 1
What does a small triangle embedded on a connector signify?
D. thermal compound
What is placed between the bottom of the cooler heat sink and the top of the processor that makes an airtight connection between the fan and processor?
B. larger fans tend to run quieter
Which of the following is true about fans in the computer system?
Under what circumstance is a liquid cooling system most likely used?
A. 185 F
Which of the following is the Intel maximum degree limit for processors?
C. the fan speed cannot be controlled
What is the result of using a 3-pin fan connector on a 4-pin header on the motherboard?
Which technology may require that you purchase a power supply that specifically supports that technology?
C. power down the system and unplug it
Which of the following is the second step in opening the case of a working computer?
A. 4-pin power cord supplies supplemental power to the processor
Which of the following is true about installing the motherboard and connecting power?
Which material is a cooler that sits atop the CPU most likely made of?
C. SATA controller
Which of the following is NOT a typical connector found on the front panel header?
C. form factor
What determines the physical size of a power supply and the placement of screw holes?
Which of the following can be described as round plastic or metal pegs that separate the motherboard from the bottom of the case?
What do you call a connector on a motherboard that consists of pins that stick up from the board?
B. video card
Along with the processor, what other device is the highest heat producer in the system?
D. the power supply should be rated 30% higher than your needs
Which of the following is a consideration when purchasing a power supply with the correct wattage?
A. power supply, drives, motherboard, cards
Which of the following represents the correct order in which you should install components into the case after disassembling a computer?
A. be sure to hold expansion cards by the edge connectors
Which of the following is NOT a good practice when working inside a computer case?
C. compressed air
If your computer is in a dirty, dusty environment, what tool should you use periodically to prevent overheating?
C. the side of the computer case
To what should you normally clip the ground bracelet before you work inside the computer case?
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