Textbook Assignment: Printers, chapter 12, pages 12-1 through 12-15; and
Data Conversion Devices and Switchboards, chapter 13, pages 13-1 through 13-5.
13-1. Printers that use pins or hammers to strike an
inked ribbon to transfer characters to paper are
classified as what type?
A predefine table of characters that can be
printed by a printer is known as the
1. print head
2. character set
3. printer code
4. character library
The 8-bit printer codes that define the
alphanumeric characters of the standard English
alphabet are contained in which of the following
1. American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
2. Computer Institute character set
3. Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers (IEEE) standard character set
4. American National Standard Code for
Information Interchange (ASCII) character set
Standard printer character codes contain a total of
how many data bits?
The ASCII decimal value 66 represents which of
the following characters?
The ASCII decimal values 128 through 255 are
used for which, if any, of the following
characteristics or codes?
Alternate character set
Lowercase letters of the main character set
None of the above; they are undefined and
have no meaning
The type of characters that a printer can print
depends on which of the following factors?
1. The type of printer only
2. The software only
3. The type of printer and the software
4. The type of computer
A printer driver is a software routine that performs
which of the following functions?
Defines the printer capabilities to the software
Defines the character set to the printer
Defines the graphics capability of the printer
All of the above
A separate printer driver is required for each type
of printer that a software program will support.