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IT Essentials Objective 7.1



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

 1. 

Alkaline batteries ____.
a.
can contain silver oxide, mercury, lithium, or cadmium and are considered hazardous waste
b.
can be disposed in the regular trash
c.
should be physically damaged before being put in regular trash
d.
should be returned to the manufacturer or dealer to be recycled
 

 2. 

Button batteries used in digital cameras, Flash Path, and other small equipment ____.
a.
can contain silver oxide, mercury, lithium, or cadmium and are considered hazardous waste
b.
can be disposed in the regular trash
c.
should be physically damaged before being put in regular trash
d.
should be returned to the manufacturer or dealer to be recycled
 

 3. 

You have just installed a replacement system board in a customer’s PC, and you drop the last screw into the system unit. Which is the best way to retrieve the screw from the system unit?     
a.
Use plastic tweezers
c.
Use an extension magnet
b.
Use long needle-nose pliers
d.
Use a magnetic screwdriver
 

 4. 

You are preparing to install new adapter cards in a desktop PC. Which of the following actions should you take first?
a.
Put on an antistatic wrist strap and connect it to the chassis of the system unit
c.
Unplug the power supply from the system board’s power connector
b.
Unplug the computer from the AC power source
d.
Roll back any existing drivers for the cards that you will be installing
 

 5. 

What are all hazardous materials required to have that accompany them when they change hands?
a.
Disposal bags
c.
Red flags
b.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
d.
Mr. Yuk stickers
 



 
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