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Chapter 12

Computer Hardware Chapter 12

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

____ 1. ____ printers work by placing toner on an electrically charged rotating drum and then depositing the toner on paper as the paper moves through the system at the same speed the drum is turning.
a. Inkjet c. Dye-sublimation
b. Thermal d. Laser

____ 2. A laser printer can produce better-quality printouts than a dot matrix printer, even when printing at the same dpi, because it can vary the size of the dots it prints, creating a sharp, clear image using a technology called ____.
a. REt c. VART
b. REx d. eRT

____ 3. ____ printers tend to smudge on inexpensive paper, and they are slower than laser printers.
a. Laser c. Thermal
b. Dye-sublimation d. Inkjet

____ 4. ____ printers use wax-based ink that is heated by heat pins that melt the ink onto paper. The print head containing these heat pins is as wide as the paper.
a. Inkjet c. Thermal
b. Laser d. Dye-sublimation

____ 5. A(n) ____ printer uses solid dyes embedded on different transparent films.
a. thermal c. laser
b. dye-sublimation d. inkjet

____ 6. Automatically printing on both sides of the page is called ____ printing.
a. duplex c. duo
b. simplex d. complex

____ 7. A ____ printer connects directly to a computer by way of a USB port, parallel port, serial port, wireless connection (Bluetooth, infrared, or Wi-Fi), IEEE 1394 (FireWire) port, SCSI port, PC Card, or ExpressCard connection.
a. network c. remote
b. shared d. local

____ 8. A dedicated device or computer called a print ____ can control several printers connected to a network.
a. queue c. manager
b. server d. client

____ 9. When you print to the Microsoft XPS Document Writer printer, it creates a(n) ____ file.
a. .xps c. .xml
b. .pdf d. .doc

____ 10. To know the IP address of a network printer, direct the printer to print a ____ page.
a. consumables c. menu map
b. configuration d. device

____ 11. ____ is a language used to communicate how a page is to print and was developed by Adobe Systems.
a. PCL c. PostScript
b. JCL d. GDI

____ 12. Several print jobs can accumulate in the queue, which you can view in the Vista Printers window or the XP Printers and Faxes window in a process called ____.
a. banking c. storing
b. spooling d. pooling

____ 13. Manufacturers of high-end printers provide ____ kits, which include specific printer components, step-by-step instructions for performing maintenance, and any special tools or equipment you need to do maintenance.
a. toner maintenance c. imaging management
b. printer development d. printer maintenance

____ 14. To find out how many pages a printer has printed so that you know if you need to do the maintenance, you need to have the printer give you the ____ count since the last maintenance.
a. page c. coverage
b. sheet d. image

____ 15. In a laser printer, the fuser should last for about ____ pages.
a. 450 c. 45,000
b. 4500 d. 450,000

____ 16. When cleaning a printer, to prevent the inkjet nozzles from drying out, don’t leave the ink cartridges out of their cradle for longer than ____ minutes.
a. 15 c. 45
b. 30 d. 60

____ 17. Printer ____ is updated by replacing the printer’s DIMM that contains the code or by downloading the update from the manufacturer’s Web site.
a. BIOS c. firmware
b. logic d. controller

____ 18. A printer ____ page generally prints some text, some graphics, and some information about the printer, such as the printer resolution and how much memory is installed.
a. menu map c. configuration
b. test d. management

____ 19. Check ____ for recorded events that have to do with the printer or the port it is using.
a. Event Log c. Resource Monitor
b. System Monitor d. Event Viewer

____ 20. If symbols or other special characters don’t print correctly on a laser printer, try using ____ printing rather than asking the printer to interpret the characters.
a. binary c. image
b. text d. decimal

____ 21. Do not use less than ____-LB paper in any type of printer, unless the printer documentation specifically says that a lower weight is satisfactory.
a. 14 c. 20
b. 16 d. 24


Match each term with the correct statement below.
a. Windows GDI f. Extension magnet brush
b. Defragmenter g. Laser printer
c. Inkjet printer h. Impact printer
d. Raw data i. Chkdsk
e. Ghosted images

____ 22. A type of electrophotographic printer that can range from a small, personal desktop model to a large, network printer capable of handling and printing large volumes continuously

____ 23. Popular because it is small and can print color inexpensively

____ 24. Creates a printed page by using some mechanism that touches or hits the paper

____ 25. Builds the page and then sends it to the printer

____ 26. Text data that contains no embedded control characters is sent to the printer as is, and the printer can print it without any processing

____ 27. Long-handled brush made of nylon fibers that are charged with static electricity

____ 28. Used to verify that the hard drive does not have errors

____ 29. Used to optimize the hard drive

____ 30. Are usually caused by a problem with the image drum or toner cartridge
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