POP QUIZ!

OK, put away your books, I want nothing on your desks but a blank page of paper and a number two pencil.

You have 30 minutes to complete the following 3-question quiz.

1)  The following is a processor with the following symptoms:  The processor is a Pentium 75, may include the notorious Pentium Math Bug, and doesn't seem to do anything at all.

Based on what you have learned here, would you say the CPU is Shot?

YES.   NO.  

 

2)  The following is a CD-ROM drive with the following symptoms:  The drive is in multiple pieces.  There are pellet holes in the body of the drive.  The faceplate is shattered and pieces are missing.

Based on what you have learned here, would you say the CD-ROM is Shot?

YES.   NO.  

 

3)  The following is a video card from a '386 class computer.  It was removed because the owner was vigorously swearing at a total lack of video on their screen.  Replacing the card corrected the lack of video.

Based on what you have learned here, would you say the video card is Shot?

YES.   NO.  

Grading is on the honor system.  

A score of  0 ranks you as "slightly brighter than a fencepost!"

A score of 1 ranks you at Redneck Genius.  

A score of 2 ranks you at Average.  

A score of 3 ranks you at Genius.  

A score of 4 ranks you at CHEATER!

Bonus:  How to tell if your Hamster is Shot

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