CompTIA A+ Short Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Which of the following arrows is pointing at a PCI slot?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4


  • 2. 
    On a computer that is running Windows XP, which is the local user which has the MOST authority?
    • A. 

      BCM User

    • B. 

      Network Configuration Operator

    • C. 

      Power User

    • D. 

      Administrator


  • 3. 
    Where do you connect the red edge of a 40-pin ribbon cable to an IDE hard drive?
    • A. 

      Pin 1

    • B. 

      Pin 20

    • C. 

      Pin 30

    • D. 

      Pin 40


  • 4. 
    Which information will you generally NOT find on a MSDS sheet?
    • A. 

      Toxicity Information

    • B. 

      Health Effects

    • C. 

      Disposal Information

    • D. 

      Spill/Leak Procedures

    • E. 

      None of these


  • 5. 

    Which type of connector is being shown in the image?
    • A. 

      SATA

    • B. 

      P1

    • C. 

      Molex

    • D. 

      Berg


  • 6. 
    What term is used for running your processor at a speed that is higher than the rated clock speed for that processor?
    • A. 

      Hyperdrive

    • B. 

      Turbo

    • C. 

      Overdrive

    • D. 

      Overclocking


  • 7. 
    Regarding USB devices, which of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Adding a USB device requires you to turn your computer off.

    • B. 

      Your computer does not need to be restarted in order to add a USB device.

    • C. 

      USB is a disappearing technology.

    • D. 

      USB devices can only be connected in large networks.


  • 8. 
    If you install an ATA/66 hard drive on a computer that is ATA/100 capable, what will happen?
    • A. 

      The computer will crash!

    • B. 

      The hard drive will function at the ATA/100 speed

    • C. 

      The hard drive will function at the ATA/66 speed

    • D. 

      The hard drive will not be recognized by the computer system.


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