A+ Quiz 1 - It Technician

50 Questions  I  By Jowewo
This first quiz is a review of both the chapters we reviewed and the practice labs. The next 50 questions are worth 2 points each. Make sure to read each question carefully. This is a closed book test. Good luck

  
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1.  Which sound format contains no actual sound recording, but only a series of commands stored in a text file for the sound card to interpret?
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2.  What is the command to quit the command-line interface?
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3.  What command do you type at the Run dialog box to access the command-line interface in Windows XP?
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4.  Which of the following is an advantage of running Windows 2000 on NTFS as opposed to FAT32?
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5.  Joe tried to install a printer on his Windows XP Professional machine, but found he did not have permission. What could be the problem? (Select all that apply.)
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6.  How many 8-bit characters does the ASCII standard define?
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7.  What is the command to make MYFILE.TXT read-only?
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8.  If you are experiencing problems with Windows Me and wish to install Windows XP, what type of installation is preferred?
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9.  What types of characters are the asterisk (*) and the question mark (?)?
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10.  Which tool in Windows XP Home would you use to back up your essential system files?
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11.  What Microsoft API supports 3-D graphics?
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12.  Which of the following is an advantage of running Windows 2000 on NTFS as opposed to FAT32? (Select two.)
13.  What is displayed in the My Computer window?
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14.  Joe wants to get a quick snapshot of her System Resources on a Windows XP Home machine. How does she get to the appropriate tool?
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15.  If Windows locks up during the installation, what should you do?
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16.  Which Windows XP utility backs up critical files and settings and enables you to roll back to a previous state?
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17.  Many tech tools are grouped together in which location?
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18.  To learn the syntax of the DIR command, what can you type?
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19.  On a LCD monitor, what is the technology that uses a matrix of wires under colored glass?
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20.  You can upgrade directly to Windows 2000 from which of these operating system?
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21.  Which Registry root key contains information about file types?
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22.  Which of the following should Joe set up on his Wi-Fi router to make it the most secure?
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23.  Which of the following might offer good hardware authentication?
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24.  Which of the following best describes the operating system's user interface?
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25.  Which utility is helpful in troubleshooting hardware?
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26.  Which of the following is a command-line utility?
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27.  What type of files are NTLDR, BOOT.INI, and NTDETECT.COM?
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28.  What's another name for a Windows Stop error?
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29.  What folder is a central storage location for user files?
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30.  What command enables you to make a new directory in a Windows XP Professional system? (Check all that apply.)
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31.  Your Windows XP Professional system fails to boot up. You suspect that the boot sector has become corrupted. You start the system using the set of boot disks and then launch the Recovery Console. Which command should you use to write a new boot sector into the system partition?
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32.  Which of the following commands would you use to install the Recovery Console?
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33.  Which utility is missing from the default Windows XP Home installation?
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34.  Which folder permission allows file creation and editing, but not deleting?
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35.  Which of the following is the correct path for a file named YODA.TXT on the C: drive in a directory called JEDI that's in a directory called REBELS that's in the root directory?
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36.  If you do not complete the activation process for Windows XP, what will happen to your computer?
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37.  How would you adjust your screen settings?
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38.  Which term describes a combination of many updates and fixes?
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39.  Joe's Windows XP installation has failed. What file should he check to see what files failed to copy?
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40.  Which of the following passwords will probably be the most secure one?
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41.  Which of the following would you select if you need to back up an Active Directory server?
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42.  What is WSXGA+ resolution?
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43.  Joe loaded a new video card on his system, but now everything looks very bad. What should he do first?
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44.  Joe needs to change the file system on his second hard drive (currently the D: drive) from FAT32 to NTFS. Which of the following commands would do the trick?
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45.  Which operating system is made freely available under the GNU public license?
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46.  Joe wants to change the name of a file from START.BAT to HAMMER.BAT. Which of the following commands would accomplish this feat?
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47.  Which of the following commands will delete all the files in a directory?
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48.  What tool should Joe use to track who logs on and off of the busy library terminal for which he is responsible?
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49.  The Windows XP CD-ROM contains which two tools for checking hardware and software compatibility?
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50.  Which of the following are valid audio file formats?
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