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An anti static strap uses a small _____ to make sure you do not become the least path of resistance to the ground?

   A.) diode
   B.) resistor
   C.) capacitor
   D.) transistor

Answer: Option 'B'



Why does a successfully mapped network drive disappear every time you boot the computer?

   A.) The last drive was not set correctly
   B.) You didn't click reconnect on log on
   C.) The computer you are connected to has moved
   D.) The map statement is not in the autoexec.bat file

Answer: Option 'D'

The map statement is not in the autoexec.bat file


You should never put floppy drives, hard drives, or even VCR tapes or cassette tapes on top of speakers (or near any other source of magnetism) because of:

   A.) EMI
   B.) IOU
   C.) EXE
   D.) FYI

Answer: Option 'A'



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
   B.) . 101
   C.) 100
   D.) 010

Answer: Option ''

. 101


A system has two IDE hard drives that are each divided into primary and extended partitions, which drive letter is assigned to the primary partition of the second drive?

   A.) A
   B.) B
   C.) C
   D.) D

Answer: Option 'D'


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