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Which of the following are page descriptive languages?

A Page Descriptive Language
B PostScript
C PageScript
D Printer Control Language
B PostScript
D Printer Control Language
What does the primary corona do in a laser printer?

A Charges the toner
B Charges the developing drum
C Bleeds charge from paper
D Puts -600v charge on OPC drum
D Puts -600v charge on OPC drum
What is the first step in Laser printing?

A Conditioning
B Cleaning
C Charging
D Fusing
B Cleaning
In EP print process what voltage is used in the transfer corona to charge the paper?

A -600 Volts
B +600 Volts
C -6000 Volts
D +6000 Volts
B +600 Volts
What is the purpose of a Thermal Fuse?

A In case the low voltage power supply overheats
B In case the High voltage power supply overheats
C To guard against the Fusing roller over heating
C To guard against the Fusing roller over heating
The first five steps of EP process happen in the toner cartridge

A True
B False
A True
An important first step in troubleshooting which component in a laser printer is causing a jam is to:

A look up error codes
B remove the jammed paper
C turn the printer off, then on again
D note where in the paper path the paper stops
D note where in the paper path the paper stops
What part of a laser printer cannot cause a paper jam?

A scanner
B cleaner blade
C fuser assembly
D drum
A scanner
Which component must be vacuumed or replaced during preventative maintenance on a laser printer?

A Scanning mirror
B Toner cartridge
C Ozone filter
D EP Drum
C Ozone filter
Toner particles have a ____ charge

A positive
B negative
B negative
When printing with a Dot Matrix Printer, the test is not even, darker in some places than others. What is the expected problem?

A. Bent platen
B. Worn print wires
C. Bad ribbon
B. Worn print wires
To prevent toner from sticking to a laser printer's heat rollers, apply which of the following:

A. Alcohol
B. Oil
C. Ammonia
D. soapy water
B. Oil
If the stactic-elimminator strip is absent or broken in a laser printer what will happen ?

A. Nothing, printer will function normally
B. Paper jam may occur becuse the paper may curl around the photosensitive drum
C. Printer will not print at all
B. Paper jam may occur becuse the paper may curl around the photosensitive drum
What part of a Dot matrix printer can burn you?

A. Deflection plates
B. Fuser
C. Ribbon head
D. Pin head
D. Pin head
On the PC side, the printer port is a:

A. 25 pin female serial connector
B. 25 pin female parallel connector
C. 25 pin male serial connector
D. 15 pin female serial connector
B. 25 pin female parallel connector
Select the best choice for cleaning laser toner from clothing:

A. clean cloth with cool water
B. warm soapy water
C. pure dishwashing detergent
D. dry clean
A. clean cloth with cool water
What does an Inkjet printer use to guide the flow of ink droplets?

A. High pressure air.
B. Heat
C. Electrically charged metal plates
C. Electrically charged metal plates
The transfer corona uses a/an ______ charge to attract the toner to the paper.

A. negative
B. alternating
C. magnetic
D. positive
D. positive
The print from a dot-matrix printer is sometimes light, sometimes dark. This is most likely caused by:

A. paper not advancing properly
B. worn ribbon
C. defective printhead
D. defective carriage assembly
A. paper not advancing properly
With a dot matrix printer, light then dark print is most commonly caused by:

A. Erratic paper advancement
B. Erratic ribbon advancement
C. Misalligned print head
D. Overheating print head
B. Erratic ribbon advancement
What is the first step to safely service a laser unit?

A. Unplug the unit.
B. Check the paper feed.
C. Check for power.
D. Check the paper feed.
A. Unplug the unit.
What part of a laser printer cannot stand to be exposed to light?

A. drum
B. fuser assembly
C. light scanner
D. cleaner blade
A. drum
What happens during the transfer phase of a laser printer?

A. Charge is transfered from the paper
B. Image is written to the drum
C. Image is transfered to the paper
D. Charge is transfered to the drum
C. Image is transfered to the paper
What happens during the writing phase of the laser printer?

A. Image is written to the corona
B. Image is written to OPC drum
C. Image is written to the paper
D. Image is placed on the developer
B. Image is written to OPC drum
During what phase of the laser printing process does the corona wire put a -600 volt charge on the drum?

A. Conditioning
B. Developing
C. Writing
D. Cleaning
A. Conditioning
During what phase of the laser printing process does the toner melt onto the paper?

A. Fusing
B. Cleaning
C. Writing
D. Developing
A. Fusing
What phase of the laser printing process follows the conditioning phase?

A. Cleaning
B. Writing
C. Developing
D. Fusing
B. Writing
During the fusing process, toner is:

A. dry pressed into the paper
B. electrically bonded to the paper
C. melted into the paper
D. glued to the paper
C. melted into the paper
Which component is responsible for moving the ink from the drum onto the paper in the EP print process?

A. The primary corona
B. The OPC drum
C. The laser beam
D. The transfer corona
D. The transfer corona
What voltage is used to transfer the toner to the paper in an EP process laser printer?

A. -600 Vdc
B. +600V dc
C. -6000V dc
D. +6000V dc
B. +600V dc
During the laser printer's conditioning phase a uniform charge of _______ is placed on the photosensitive drum.

A. +600 volts
B. -600 volts
C. -100 volts
D. +100 volts
B. -600 volts
The coating on the drum of a laser printer is_____?

A. Rubber
B. Never exposed to light
C. Light sensitive
C. Light sensitive
The fusing unit of a laser printer uses____and_____ to bond the image to the paper.

A. Heat, Pressure
B. Heat, Positive charge
C. Heat, Negative charge
A. Heat, Pressure
The transfer corona wire in a laser printer has a strong______ charge

A. positive
B. negaitve
A. positive
Which laser printer component formats the print job ?

A. printer controller circuitry
B. corona assembly
C. formatter software
A. printer controller circuitry
Using paper that is to coarse in a laser printer can________

A. Void warrantee
B. Cause the print to be lighter than normal
C. Cause premature wear to the paper path
C. Cause premature wear to the paper path
The developing step of EP is_______

A. After the transferring step
B. The laser creates a latent image
C. When positively charged toner is attracted to the drum
D. None of the above
D. None of the above
How is the paper fed along in an ink jet printer?

A. tractor
B. timing belt
C. arm
D. platen
D. platen
Which step in the EP process uses a laser to discharge selected areas of the photosensitive drum, thus forming an image on the drum?

A Writing
B Transfering
C Developing
D Cleaning
A Writing
What is the correct order of stes in the EP print process?

A Developing, Writing, Transferring, Fusing, Charging, Cleaning.

B Charging, Writing
Developing, Transferring, Fusing, Cleaning

C Transferring, Wrinting, Developing, Charging, Cleaning, Fusing.

D Cleaning, Charging, Writing, Developing Transfering, Fusing.
D Cleaning, Charging, Writing, Developing Transfering, Fusing.
What is the most basic printer type?

A Impact printer
B Bubble-jet printer
C Laser printer
D Interfaces and print media
A Impact printer
Which type of printers are referred to as page printers, because they receive their print job instructions one page at a time?

A Daisy wheel
B Dot matrix
C Bubble jet
D Laser
D Laser
Which of the following are possible interfaces for printers? (Select all that apply)

A Parallel
B Serial
C Mouse port
D Network
A Parallel
B Serial
D Network
Which laser printing component formats the print job for the type of printer being used?

A Corona assembly
B DC power supply
C Printer controller assembly
D Formatter software
C Printer controller assembly
The basis weight is the weight in pounds of 500 sheets of bond paper for what size paper?

A 8 1/2 x 11 inch
B 11 x 17 inch
C 17 x 22 inch
D 8 1/2 x 17 inch
C 17 x 22 inch
Any printer that uses the eletrophotographic process contains how many standard assemblies?

A Five
B Six
C Four
D Eight
D Eight
What type(s) of printers can be used for multi-part forms?

A Bubble-jet printers
B EP process laser printers
C HP process laser printers
D Dot-matrix printers
D Dot-matrix printers
LED page printers differ from EP process laser printers in which step?

A Writing
B Charging
C Fusing
D Cleaning
E Developing
F Transfering
A Writing
What part of both EP process and HP LaserJet process printers supplies the voltages for the charge and transfer corona assemblies?

A High voltage power supply (HVPS)
B DC power supply (DCPS)
C Controller circuitry
D Transfer corona
A High voltage power supply (HVPS)
With EP process laser printers, the laser discharges the charged photosensitive drum to ________ VDC

A +600
B 0
C -100
D -600
C -100
Wich printer part gets the toner from the photosensitive drum onto the paper?

A Laser scanner assembly
B Fusing assembly
C Corona assembly
D Drum
C Corona assembly
After you service a laser printer, you notice dirty print. Which of the following would correct the problem. Choose the BEST answer.

A Clean the developer tank
B Reset the printer
C Run several blank pages
D Clean the laser diode
C Run several blank pages
Your customer tells you the print quality of their dot matrix printer is light then dark. Which of the following could cause the problem?


A Paper slippage
B Improper ribbon advancement
C Paper thickness
D Head position
B Improper ribbon advancement
During preventative maintenance on a dot matrix printer, do NOT lubricate:

A Platen assembly
B Print head pulley
C Print head pins
D Paper advance gear bushings
C Print head pins
What action will correct patchy, faint, uneven or intermittent print on a dot matrix printer?

A Replacing the ribbon
B Replacing the timing belt
C Adjusting the paper feed tension
D Adjusting the tractor feed tension
A Replacing the ribbon
When servicing a dot matrix printer, which component gets very hot ?

A Paper feeder
B Drive Chassis
C Printhead
D Timing Belt
C Printhead