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CMT - Chapter 21



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

A laser printer is 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.
 

 2. 

Dot matrix printers are almost nonexistent now because they have been replaced with inkjet or laser printers.
 

 3. 

In the cleaning step of laser printing, the drum is conditioned to contain a high electrical charge.
 

 4. 

A flat-bed scanner works by using a motor that moves the scanning head across the paper laid on the glass bed of the scanner.
 

 5. 

A GDI printer needs more firmware and memory than a PCL or PostScript printer.
 

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

 6. 

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
 

 7. 

____ 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.
Thermal
c.
Inkjet
b.
Dot matrix
d.
Laser
 

 8. 

In a laser printer, the laser beam is initiated and directed toward the octagonal mirror called the ____ mirror.
a.
rotational
c.
laser
b.
scanning
d.
writing
 

 9. 

Hewlett-Packard (HP) calls the technology of varying the size of dots found in laser printers ____.
a.
VPt (Variable Pixel technology)
b.
REt (Resolution Enhancement technology)
c.
GDI (Graphics Device Interface)
d.
EDC (Enhanced Dot Controls)
 

 10. 

In a laser printer, the beam detect mirror detects the laser beam by reflecting it to a(n) ____.
a.
focusing lens
c.
optical fiber
b.
scanning motor
d.
DC controller
 

 11. 

When you adjust print density with laser printers, you are adjusting the ____ charge on the developing cylinder.
a.
DC voltage
c.
conductive strain
b.
toner value
d.
DC bias
 

 12. 

In the ____ step of laser printing, a strong electrical charge draws the toner off the drum onto the paper.
a.
developing
c.
writing
b.
transferring
d.
cleaning
 

 13. 

In the ____ step of laser printing, a laser beam discharges a lower charge only to places where toner should go.
a.
developing
c.
writing
b.
transferring
d.
cleaning
 

 14. 

____ printers use a type of ink-dispersion printing and don’t normally provide the high-quality resolution of laser printers, but are popular because they are small and can print color inexpensively.
a.
Thermal
c.
Inkjet
b.
Dot matrix
d.
Dye sublimation
 

 15. 

When purchasing an inkjet printer, you should look for the kind that uses ____ separate cartridges.
a.
two or three
c.
two or four
b.
three
d.
five
 

 16. 

____ printers use wax-based ink that is heated by heat pins that melt the ink onto paper.
a.
Thermal
c.
Inkjet
b.
Dot matrix
d.
Dye sublimation
 

 17. 

A(n) ____ printer uses solid dyes embedded on different transparent films. As the print head passes over each color film, it heats up, causing the dye to vaporize onto the glossy surface of the paper.
a.
thermal
c.
inkjet
b.
dot matrix
d.
dye-sublimation
 

 18. 

Some scanners have embedded ____ software that can interpret written text so that the text scanned in can be input into a word-processing program such as Microsoft Word.
a.
optical character interpreter
c.
analog text recognition
b.
optical character recognition
d.
analog visual interpretation
 

 19. 

A ____ scanner pulls a sheet of paper through the scanner mechanism similar to the way a fax machine works.
a.
sheet-fed
c.
portable
b.
flat-bed
d.
single-sheet
 

 20. 

A printer connected to a computer by way of a port on the computer is called a ____ printer.
a.
network
c.
computer
b.
port
d.
local
 

 21. 

To use a shared printer on a remote PC, ____ must be installed.
a.
PostScript
c.
Remote Assistance
b.
Network Diagnostics
d.
Client for Microsoft Networks
 

 22. 

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

 23. 

____ is a printer language that was developed by Hewlett-Packard but is considered a de facto standard in the printing industry.
a.
SQL
c.
JavaScript
b.
PostScript
d.
PCL
 

 24. 

The ____ component of Windows draws and formats the page and then sends the almost-ready-to-print page to the printer in bitmap form.
a.
SQL
c.
GDI
b.
PostScript
d.
PCL
 

 25. 

An extension magnet brush is a long-handled brush made of nylon fibers that are charged with static electricity and easily attract ____ like a magnet.
a.
ink
c.
toner
b.
dust
d.
fibers
 

 26. 

The most common type of connector for a scanner intended to be used with a desktop system is a ____ port.
a.
USB
c.
printer
b.
parallel
d.
network
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 27. 

The ____________________ step of laser printing uses heat and pressure to fuse the toner to the paper.
 

 

 28. 

An inkjet printer uses a(n) ____________________ that moves across the paper, creating one line of text with each pass.
 

 

 29. 

A(n) ____________________ printer has a print head that moves across the width of the paper, using pins to print a matrix of dots on the page.
 

 

 30. 

____________________ printers such as the Xerox Phaser 8550 use ink stored in solid blocks, which Xerox calls color sticks.
 

 

 31. 

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.
 

 

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
 

 32. 

An example of an impact printer
 

 33. 

An example of a nonimpact printer
 

 34. 

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

 35. 

Controls the laser unit in a laser printer
 

 36. 

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

 37. 

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
 

 38. 

Senses light and converts it to electricity
 

 39. 

Used to share one printer between two computers
 

 40. 

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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