Dell Computer Hardware Questions

Posted on :05-02-2016
DELL Placement Papers - Computer Hardware Questions

In the written test of DELL computer hardware the students can expect questions such as what is the name printed circuit board, what is the data capacity of high density floppy disk hold, etc.

Here are a few frequently asked questions in the written test of DELL computer hardware section:

Q1. Name the controller that can support an external CD-ROM drive?

A. ARLL
B. MFM
C. ESDI
D. DISK
E. SCSI

Q2. Why it is advised not to put any floppy drives and hard drive near source of magnetism or on the top of speakers 

A. EMI
B. RFI
C. PTO
D. FYI
E. IOU

Q3. How can one avoid data corruption, when power is interrupted,?

A. Surge protection
B. Use of Proper grounding
C. UPS
D. Spike guard
E. None of the above

Q4. Which of the following information does MSD does not have:

A. operating system
B. video graphics
C. dalvik cache
D. COM
E. None of the above

Q5. Pick out floppy drives standard IRQ from the below options?

A. 2
B. 16
C. 10
D. 6
E. 5

Q6. Which command would you type to find out how much memory is available?

A. MEMMAKER
B. CHKDSK
C. MEM
D. EMM
E. RM

Q7. What speed would its external logic be running at if a PC with a 486DX2 processor runs internally at 50 Mhz?

A. 25 Mhz
B. 75 Mhz
C. 95 Mhz
D. 35 Mhz
E. 45 MHz

Q8. Where is the Upper Memory block located?

A. Expanded Memory
B. Reserved Memory
C. Conventional memory
D. Extended Memory
E. None

Q9. On a single SCSI bus how many devices can be used if the SCSI host adapter counts as a device? 

A. 8
B. 5
C. 2
D. 9
E. 15

Q10. What do you need in your computer to install a second IDE drive:

A. Verify that you attach the drive to the connector
B. Use the IDE to attach the drive
C. Use the IDE configuration new drive as D: in the CMOS setup 
D. Verify that you define the software to set the new drive as slave
E. In order to slave on the second drive set the master-slave jumper

Q11. What is the full form of BIOS, in ROM BIOS?

A. Basic Input Output System
B. Basic Input Organizational System
C. Basic Intuitive Output Set 
D. Basic Industry Output System
E. Basic Internet Output System

Q12. What are the numbers of pins on a VGA?

A. 13
B. 11
C. 27
D. 15
E. 19

Q13. When changing the system start-up boot sequence, what is modified?

A. COM/COM
B. autoexec.bat
C. CONFIG.SYS
D. COMMAND.COM
E. BIOS/CMOS

Q14. From the following identify which is not a Field Replaceable Unit?

A. System ROM
B. Power supply
C. Video controller
D. System chassis
E. System supply

Q15. Which conditions are mostly required for ESD?

A. Cold and dry
B. Cold
C. Hot and wet
D. Hot and dry
E. Hot

Q16. In rj-45 connectors which type of cable is mostly used?

A. 10base7
B. 10base5
C. 10baseF
D. 10baseT
E. 10base2

Q17. SCSI issues are caused by which of the following option?

A. parity
B. limited coaxial cable length
C. unique id settings
D. passive termination
E. active termination

Q18. We get an error message saying that other TSRs were loaded after the one you tried to remove when trying to unload a TSR. Which command would one use to verify the on-going load order?

A. MEM /C 
B. MEMMAKER
C. MEM /D
D. DISKPART

Q19. How many pins does the IDE have? 

A. 50 
B. 75
C. 40 
D. 100
E. 120

Q20. What is the DC voltage on the circuit boards?

A. +5 volts
B. 0 volts
C. +5 volts
D. +12 volts
E. -12 volts

Q21. What does RS-232 applies to?

A. Parallel port
B. Serial port
C. Game port
D. A B and C
E. None of the above

Q22. In the Upper Memory Blocks, how would you allow device drivers and TSRs to be loaded?

A. DOS=High
B. devicehigh=
C. loadhigh=
D. DOS=UMB
E. None of the above

Q23. What is the full form of RTS?

A. ready to start
B. ready to switch
C. request to send
D. request to scan
E. ready to set





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