220-701 A+ Essentials Quiz

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1.  How many concurrent connections can a Windows XP computer have established at any given time?
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2.  Which of the following ports is MOST likely used for high-end graphics cards?
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3.  Which of the following is indicated by repetitive flashing lights on a keyboard at POST?
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4.  Why would the display dim on a laptop when the power supply from the electrical outlet is disconnected?
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5.  Which of the following states consumes the LEAST amount of power?
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6.  Which of the following adapter cards would be the FASTEST for connecting an external hard drive?
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7.  Which of the following is the purpose of thermal compound?
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8.  Hyperthreading technology: A. only works on computer systems with multiple core CPUs. B. enables a processor to work with two independent computer instructions at once. C. enables two independent processors to work on the same task, simultaneously. D. allows a computer program to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
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9.  Which of the following is the MOST secure method to use when setting up a wireless network?
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10.  Which of the following configuration changes can a user perform that will save the MOST energy?
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11.  When installing a wireless keyboard and mouse, which of the following should be installed in the laptop?
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12.  Which of the following describes a Quad Core processor?
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13.  Which of the following default ports is used for Telnet?
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14.  Which of the following memory types is the MOST current?
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15.  During troubleshooting, the technician determines the cause of the problem. Which of the following is the NEXT step in the troubleshooting theory? A. Document findings, actions, and outcomes. B. Verify full system functionality and if applicable implement preventative measures. C. Establish a theory of probable cause. D. Establish a plan of action to resolve the problem and implement the solutions.
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16.  Which of the following hard drives would BEST meet the MINIMUM system requirements for installing Windows Vista Business 64-bit?
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17.  Which of the following commands is used to obtain an IP address from the DHCP server?
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18.  Which of the following is the MOST secure way to destroy sensitive data?
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19.  Which of the following is another name for an RS-232 connection?
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20.  Which of the following printers requires a specialized paper in order to operate?
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21.  While changing a toner cartridge in a printer, a user spilled some toner. A technician noticed and offered to help clean it up. Which of the following tools would be MOST appropriate?
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22.  Which of the following is a common protocol used to send email?
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23.  Which of the following will dissipate heat and requires no moving parts?
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24.  A system administrator has multiple computers, of the same make and model that will remotely turn on using Wake-On-LAN (WOL). All but two systems wake correctly. Which of the following is the MOST likely problem with the two systems?
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25.  Which of the following are the BEST means of ensuring that data is not lost? (Select TWO).
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26.  Which of the following utilities is used for troubleshooting video issues?
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27.  Which of the following cable types can transmit data the LONGEST distance without the use of a repeater?
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28.  A Windows XP computer, without a floppy drive, is producing a Non system disk error at startup. Which of the following Recovery Console commands could be used to correct this error?
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29.  The portion of a disk or drive that contains the MBR is known as the:
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30.  Which of the following BEST describes the differences between a switch and a router?
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31.  Which of the following is an example of a Class C IP address?
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32.  Which of the following wireless technology standards has the GREATEST indoor range?
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33.  A user reports that their computer is very loud and occasionally turns itself off. The computer is located under a desk on carpet. Which of the following steps should the technician perform to BEST remedy the situation? (Select TWO).
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34.  Which of the following wireless technology standards can operate at a MAXIMUM of 11Mbps?
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35.  When working within large computer networks, which of the following is the disadvantage of using NETBEUI over TCP/IP? (Select TWO).
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36.  Which of the following command prompt utilities displays the current version of Windows XP and any Service Packs that are installed?
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37.  A technician determines through testing that their probable cause theory is correct. Which of the following is the NEXT step in the troubleshooting process?
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38.  A technician dropped a screw in the case of a desktop computer. Which of the following tools should be used to retrieve the screws?
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39.  Which of the following would be used to increase the efficiency in which programs execute?
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40.  Which of the following memory modules is a DDR3 chip?
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41.  Which of the following broadband technologies would typically have a different uplink and downlink speed?
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42.  Which of the following speeds is the maximum transmission rate of the USB 2.0 interface?
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43.  A customer reports the printer has an error message showing on the display and the printer is not printing any of the jobs in the queue. The technician arrives and finds the printer is online but there are not any lights on the network card. The NEXT step to evaluate the problem is to:
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44.  Which of the following are unique video card interfaces? (Select TWO). A. ISA B. AMR C. AGP D. VLBus E. PCI
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45.  An outside user is attempting to access company secured files by collecting information during a phone conversation. Which of the following BEST describes this practice?
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46.  Which of the following ports should be left open on the firewall to enable default Internet browsing?
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47.  Which of the following is the MOST important piece of information required for a wireless client to connect to a specific wireless network?
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48.  Which of the following keys is used to change laptop hardware settings?
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49.  Which of the following log files would reference third party software specific error messages?
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50.  Which of the following is the MAXIMUM supported amount of RAM for Windows XP Home? A. 1024MB B. 2GB C. 32GB D. 4GB
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51.  In order to perform a network installation of Windows, which of the following MUST be supported by the computers network interface?
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52.  A technician attempts to install Windows XP on a new Windows Vista PC but gets an error stating that setup did not detect any valid hard disks. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of this error?
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53.  Which of the following adapter cards is used for connecting external hard drives?
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54.  Which of the following would be the BEST resolution setting for an application that requires a minimum resolution of 1024 x 768?
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55.  IEEE1394b is capable of transfer rates of up to:
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56.  Which of the following hardware cards allows the full functionality of the Windows XP Media Center radio option?
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57.  A technician has installed a new driver on a computer. Upon rebooting the computer, a stop error occurs before the technician can log back in. Which of the following would be the BEST option for the technician to do NEXT?
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58.  Which of the following is best practice when installing memory into a computer?
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59.  A technician is upgrading a desktop with the largest storage medium available. Which of the following drives is installed?
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60.  Which of the following memory modules uses a 168-pin connector?
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61.  Which of the following technologies has the HIGHEST potential throughput?
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62.  Printouts from a printer are a random mix of letters, numbers, and symbols. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of this problem?
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63.  Which of the following devices goes into an AGP slot on a computer system board?
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64.  Which of the following should the technician verify FIRST if the customer reports that a laptop battery is not charging?
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65.  Which of the following provides data redundancy by writing data to two disks simultaneously?
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66.  A user reports a loud noise from their desktop PC. Which of the following would be suspected as a source? (Select TWO).
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67.  Which of the following can be hot-swappable?
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68.  Which of the following adapter types will use a RJ-45 connector?
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69.  Which of the following ports is BEST to use when adding a network printer in Windows XP?
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70.  Which of the following IP addresses would a technician see if a computer is connected to a network device but is not receiving an IP address from the DHCP server?
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71.  Which of the following commands is BEST to use when testing remote connectivity to a host?
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72.  Which of the following can be disabled to help prevent access to a wireless network?
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73.  Which of the following wireless protocols requires the use of MIMO antennas?
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74.  In which of the following steps of the troubleshooting theory is it important to perform backups?
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75.  Which of the following devices will allow a technician to use a single set of input devices on several computers?
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76.  Which of the following are locations where a computer virus could exist and then further infect a computer? (Select TWO).
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77.  A technician is trying to install an OS to a remote PC without the use of physical media. Which of the following is used to perform this task?
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78.  Which of the following has the LEAST amount of storage capacity?
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79.  A 400GB IDE hard disk drive with a Molex connector uses how many volts?
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80.  Which of the following cable types uses an RJ-45 connector, and would MOST commonly be used in an environment with high EMI or RFI?
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81.  Which of the following is the function of a power inverter
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82.  Which of the following locations will allow a user to change the Windows Vista Start Menu to resemble the Windows XP Start Menu?
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83.  Which of the following printer types requires the use of toner?
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84.  A user reports that their machine will not power up. The technician has already tested the wall outlet and the power cord, which are functioning properly. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?
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85.  Which of the following cable types uses an RJ-45 connector and is MOST commonly used in an Ethernet network?
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86.  Which of the following is the native resolution of a WUXGA monitor?
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87.  Which of the following should be replaced when performing laser printer preventative maintenance? (Select THREE).
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88.  Which of the following boot devices would a technician use for RIS?
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89.  The smallest unit of data that a Windows operating system can access is called a:
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90.  Which of the following provides the LOWEST level of wireless security protection?
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91.  A user reports their laptop has just been powered on and there is no display, but the power indicator is still on. The technician suspects that the laptop display is bad. Which of the following troubleshooting steps should be performed to confirm the display is bad?
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92.  Which of the following slots is used for a graphics card?
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93.  Which of the following is a protocol that does not depend on acknowledgement of receipt from the sender?
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94.  Which of the following video adapter supports a potential MAXIMUM throughput of 4Gbps?
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95.  Which of the following is a gateway for a computer with an IP address of 10.31.64.12 and a subnet mask of 255.255.0.0?
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96.  Which of the following features is in Windows Vista but not Windows XP?
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97.  Which of the following is the MAXIMUM data rate of IEEE 1394a?
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98.  Which of the following communication devices needs to have a subscription to a service provider for Internet access?
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99.  Which of the following is considered social engineering?
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100.  Utilizing a WSUS or testing new updates on a non-critical PC is an example of which of the following?
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