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Windows Xp Professional 70-270 Chapters 1 - 4

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Windows Xp Quizzes & Trivia

1st Half of Windows XP Professional 70-270

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  • 1. 
    Which feature of Windows XP Professional allows you to prevent people who gain access to a computer’s files from reading the contents of the files?
    • A. 

      Windows Firewall

    • B. 

      Encrypting File System (EFS)

    • C. 

      Group Policy

    • D. 

      Local Security Policy

  • 2. 
    Which feature of Windows XP Professional allows you to recover from installing the incorrect driver for a device?
    • A. 

      Driver Signing

    • B. 

      Driver Rollback

    • C. 

      Plug and Play

    • D. 

      Windows Hardware Quality Laboratory (WHQL)

  • 3. 
    Which feature in Help and Support allows a user to receive help from another user over a network connection?
    • A. 

      System Restore

    • B. 

      Microsoft Incident Submission

    • C. 

      Remote Assistance

    • D. 

      Remote Desktop

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements best describes Windows Firewall?
    • A. 

      Windows Firewall prevents unauthorized users from accessing system files.

    • B. 

      Windows Firewall protects a computer from high temperatures by shutting it down when it gets too warm.

    • C. 

      Windows Firewall protects a computer from attacks by malicious users or programs on the Internet.

    • D. 

      Windows Firewall encrypts data files on a computer’s disk drives

  • 5. 
    Which of the following scenarios depict a workgroup network?
    • A. 

      A small collection of computers that share files with each other. Each computer has a list of authorized users.

    • B. 

      A large corporate network with hundreds of computers and a central accounts database.

    • C. 

      One computer connected to the Internet via modem.

    • D. 

      A laptop on the hood of a car on a construction site.

  • 6. 
    You have been hired by a large pharmaceutical company to support its research department. Many of the users in the department use laptop computers and travel extensively. The company wants to prevent unauthorized access to the contents of the disk on each laptop and is concerned about what will happen to the company’s trade secrets if a laptop is stolen. What feature of Windows XP helps you address these two concerns?
    • A. 

      Encrypting File System (EFS)

    • B. 

      Remote Assistance

    • C. 

      User accounts

    • D. 

      Windows Firewall

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements about file systems are correct? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      File- and folder-level security are available only with NTFS.

    • B. 

      Disk compression is available with FAT, FAT32, and NTFS.

    • C. 

      Dual-booting between Windows 98 and Windows XP Professional is available only with NTFS.

    • D. 

      Encryption is available only with NTFS.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements about joining a workgroup or a domain are correct?(Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      You can add your computer to a workgroup or a domain only during installation.

    • B. 

      If you add your computer to a workgroup during installation, you can join the computer to a domain later.

    • C. 

      If you add your computer to a domain during installation, you can join the computer to a workgroup later.

    • D. 

      You cannot add your computer to a workgroup or a domain during installation.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following configurations can you change after installing Windows XP Professional?
    • A. 

      Language

    • B. 

      Locale

    • C. 

      Keyboard settings

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which of the following operating systems can be upgraded directly to Windows XP Professional? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Windows NT Workstation 4

    • B. 

      Windows NT 3.51

    • C. 

      Windows 2000 Professional

    • D. 

      Windows NT Server 4

  • 11. 
    Automatic Updates are used to apply which of the following types of updates?
    • A. 

      Optional Hardware Updates

    • B. 

      Optional Software Updates

    • C. 

      High Priority Updates

    • D. 

      Application Updates

  • 12. 
    If you encounter an error during setup, which of the following log files should you check, and why? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Setuperr.log

    • B. 

      W3svc.log

    • C. 

      Setup.log

    • D. 

      Setupact.log

  • 13. 
    You are planning to dual-boot a computer with Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Professional. You have determined that there is plenty of disk space for a partition for each operating system. You are running the setup program and deciding which file system to use to format the partitions. Answer the following question regarding this dual-boot setup:Which of the following file systems can you use for the system partition of this computer?
    • A. 

      CDFS

    • B. 

      NTFS

    • C. 

      FAT32

    • D. 

      UFS

  • 14. 
    You are planning to dual-boot a computer with Windows 2000 Professional and Windows XP Professional. You have determined that there is plenty of disk space for a partition for each operating system. You are running the setup program and deciding which file system to use to format the partitions. Answer the following question regarding this dual-boot setup:Which file system is the best choice for a secure installation?
    • A. 

      CDFS

    • B. 

      NTFS

    • C. 

      FAT32

    • D. 

      UFS

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements are true for a disk that uses dynamic storage? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      The system partition for Windows NT is never on a dynamic disk.

    • B. 

      A dynamic disk can be partitioned into four primary partitions or three primary partitions and one extended partition.

    • C. 

      The Convert command allows you to convert a basic disk into a dynamic disk.

    • D. 

      A dynamic disk has a single partition that includes the entire disk.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following does Windows XP Professional allow you to compress using NTFS compression? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      A FAT volume

    • B. 

      An NTFS volume

    • C. 

      A bitmap stored on a floppy disk

    • D. 

      A folder on an NTFS volume

  • 17. 
    Which of the following types of files or data are good candidates for NTFS compression? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      Encrypted data

    • B. 

      Frequently updated data

    • C. 

      Bitmaps

    • D. 

      Static data

  • 18. 
    Which of the following statements about disk quotas in Windows XP Professional is correct?
    • A. 

      Disk quotas track and control disk usage on a per-user, per-disk basis.

    • B. 

      Disk quotas track and control disk usage on a per-group, per-volume basis.

    • C. 

      Disk quotas track and control disk usage on a per-user, per-volume basis.

    • D. 

      Disk quotas track and control disk usage on a per-group, per-disk basis.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following files and folders does Windows XP Professional allow you to encrypt? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      A file on an NTFS volume

    • B. 

      A folder on a FAT volume

    • C. 

      A file stored on a floppy disk

    • D. 

      A folder on an NTFS volume

  • 20. 
    Which of the following functions does Chkdsk perform? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      Locate fragmented files and folders and arrange them contiguously.

    • B. 

      Locate and attempt to repair file system errors.

    • C. 

      Locate bad sectors and recover readable information from those bad sectors.

    • D. 

      Delete temporary files and offline files.

  • 21. 
    You are configuring a computer that will be used as a graphics workstation. You have specified the fastest processor available, 4 GB of RAM, a top-of-the-line graphics processor, and a very fast network adapter. You are deciding what disk configuration to specify for data storage. Of the following available configurations, which offers the fastest read/write performance with this computer?
    • A. 

      Four disks using dynamic storage, configured as a spanned volume

    • B. 

      Four disks using basic storage, configured as separate volumes

    • C. 

      Four disks using dynamic storage, configured as a striped volume

    • D. 

      Four disks using dynamic storage, configured as separate volumes

  • 22. 
    You have configured a computer for your accounting department with the following settings:■ Two NTFS volumes (one system, one data).■ Disk quotas on the data volume permit 1GB per user.■ Users each have a personal folder for their own files, and all users share a folder for community projects.A user reports that she cannot save a file to her disk and that she received an insufficient disk space error. She is puzzled by this because she has only 457 MB used in her My Documents folder. After investigating, you learn that she is also responsible for maintaining the community files and that several are owned by her user account. The total files under her ownership, according to the Quota Entries dialog box, is 998.57 MB.What is the best way to allow her to continue saving files on this system?
    • A. 

      Tell her to delete some files to make more space available.

    • B. 

      Increase the disk quota available to her account.

    • C. 

      Take ownership of some files yourself to give her more free quota space.

    • D. 

      Increase the disk quota available to all users of this computer.

  • 23. 
    Which of the following settings does Windows XP configure on Plug and Play peripheral devices? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      IRQ

    • B. 

      I/O address

    • C. 

      Voltage

    • D. 

      Performance level

  • 24. 
    Which of the following settings does Windows XP configure on ACPI peripheral devices? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      IRQ

    • B. 

      I/O address

    • C. 

      Bus type

    • D. 

      Bandwidth

  • 25. 
    Device drivers that are tested and accepted by the Microsoft Hardware Quality Laboratory (WHQL) are digitally __________.
    • A. 

      Approved

    • B. 

      Accepted

    • C. 

      Signed

    • D. 

      Encrypted

  • 26. 
    Which of the following technologies do you use to block the installation of unsigned device drivers?
    • A. 

      File Signature Verification

    • B. 

      Driver signing

    • C. 

      System File Checker

    • D. 

      Sigverif

  • 27. 
    You are upgrading a graphics workstation to improve performance. You are adding a second CPU and additional memory. Which of the following choices provides for correct installation of both new components?
    • A. 

      Install a multiprocessor HAL for the processor, and take no action for the memory.

    • B. 

      Take no action for the processor or for the memory.

    • C. 

      Reinstall Windows XP to support the processor, and take no action for the memory.

    • D. 

      Take no action for the processor, and run the Add New Hardware Wizard for the memory.

  • 28. 
    You are troubleshooting a system that will not boot. The user of the system says that he replaced the ACPI HAL with a non-ACPI HAL. How do you solve this problem?
    • A. 

      Run System Restore to replace the original HAL

    • B. 

      Change the HAL back to the original

    • C. 

      Reinstall Windows XP

    • D. 

      Restore the original HAL from a backup