Name: 
 

IT Essentials objective 4.2



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

After printing out a picture you have downloaded from your digital camera, you notice that the color on the printed version is very different from that of the picture displayed on the camera and the PC’s monitor. What action can you take to make the printed copy more closely resemble the copy in the camera?     
a.
Install new ink cartridges
c.
Calibrate the printer to match the monitor
b.
Register the printer colors with the monitor
d.
Clean the printer’s print head mechanism
 

 2. 

You are asked to install a parallel printer on a standalone Windows XP desktop system that supports this standard through a 25-pin D-shell connector. Which of the following is the best installation method for this printer?
a.
Connect the printer to the LPT1 interface, turn on the printer, turn on the PC, and then let its PnP process detect the attached printer
c.
Connect the printer, turn it on, turn on the PC, insert the printer’s OEM disk or CD in the appropriate drive, and then install the correct printer driver using the Windows Have Disk function
b.
Connect the printer to the COM1 interface, turn it on, turn on the PC, open the Add New Hardware applet, and then install the correct printer driver from the Windows list
d.
Connect the printer to the PC’s parallel port interface, turn it on, turn on the PC, access Windows, click on the Add Printer option, and then use the Add Printer Wizard to install the correct printer drivers
 

 3. 

Which of the following is not a type of interface connection commonly used with printers?
a.
USB
c.
SATA
b.
SCSI
d.
IrDA
 

 4. 

A(n) ____ printer creates a printed page by using some mechanism that touches or hits the paper.
a.
impact
c.
laser
b.
nonimpact
d.
inkjet
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 

 5. 

You are tasked with the install of a new USB printer in a Windows XP Home system. Which of the following methods are commonly used for installing this type of printer? (Select all that apply.)
 a.
Enable USB printers in the CMOS Setup and let the system autodetect the printer
 c.
Turn on the PC, use the Add Printer Wizard, and select a generic printer driver. Then turn on the printer
 b.
Connect the printer to the host PC, boot the computer system, and allow the Windows PnP process to discover and install the proper driver
 d.
Insert the manufacturer’s driver disc in the CD drive and allow the system to configure the printer when Windows starts up
 

 6. 

Which two of the following indicate the presence of a network-ready printer?      
 a.
A UTP network cable connected to the printer
 c.
An RS-232 port on the back of the printer
 b.
An RJ-45 jack on the back of the printer
 d.
An RJ-11 jack on the back of the printer
 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a.
control blade
f.
inkjet printer
b.
DC controller
g.
scanner
c.
CCD array
h.
switch box
d.
dot matrix printer
i.
primary charging roller
e.
thermal printer
 

 7. 

An example of an impact printer
 

 8. 

An example of a nonimpact printer
 

 9. 

Is inside the toner cartridge and regulates the charge on the drum, ensuring that it is a uniform -600 V
 

 10. 

Prevents too much toner from sticking to the cylinder surface in a laser printer
 

 11. 

A device that allows a computer to convert a picture, drawing, bar code, or other image into digital data that can be input into the computer as a file
 

 12. 

Can burn dots onto special paper, as done by older fax machines, or can use a ribbon that contains the wax-based ink
 



 
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