A+ 2009 Mini-quiz-01 (Hard)

77 Questions | Total Attempts: 688

SettingsSettingsSettings
A Plus Certification Quizzes & Trivia

Helps prepare you for the A+ 2009 exam. Questions in this exam are based on the questions that I failed to answer, so expect this quiz to be tougher then the other quizes I posted. Consists of 77 Questions. I'll update it from time to time, untill It reaches 75-100 Questions. Read the Questions carefully!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On which of the following security schemes should wireless networks user authentication be based? (Choose three)
    • A. 

      Smart cards

    • B. 

      Biometrics

    • C. 

      Radius

    • D. 

      Mac address filtering

  • 2. 
    A PC starts with a loud pop and smoke starts coming out of the back. You unplug the unit immediately.  Which of the following actions will you take next?
    • A. 

      Clear away the smoke

    • B. 

      Check the manufacturer's web site for warranty info

    • C. 

      Replace the power supply

    • D. 

      Restart the machine

  • 3. 
    Of the acronyms given, which best describes an IEEE 1394 compliant cable
    • A. 

      IEEE 1294B

    • B. 

      UTP

    • C. 

      STP

    • D. 

      USB

  • 4. 
    With the release of Mac OS X the OS began to use a UNIX core as opposed to its previous proprietary core.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Preventive maintenance of hardware means: (Choose two)
    • A. 

      Cleaning the the interior

    • B. 

      Inspecting for physical damage

    • C. 

      Upgrading hardware

    • D. 

      Performing any scheduled maintenance

  • 6. 
    On the dot-matrix you only see the bottom half of the characters. What could be a possible cause of this?
    • A. 

      Wrong Paper thickness

    • B. 

      Defective print head

    • C. 

      Paper text incorrectly on tracker

    • D. 

      Defective home position

  • 7. 
    Given that the native resolution for XGA is 1024x768, what is the native resolution for UXGA?
    • A. 

      1280x720

    • B. 

      1600x1200

    • C. 

      1400x1050

    • D. 

      1920x1200

    • E. 

      1680x1050

  • 8. 
    In MAC OSX (10.3) which interfaces were replaced by the System Preferences?
    • A. 

      Control Panels

    • B. 

      System Panel

    • C. 

      System Settings

    • D. 

      Personal Preferencees

  • 9. 
    How would you protect a computer system against brownouts?
    • A. 

      Surge Supressor

    • B. 

      UPS

    • C. 

      SPS

    • D. 

      Power Bar

  • 10. 
    You install a new local printer. When you print a test page on the printer, the printer prints some printer code and extra blank printer pages. What are the possible causes? (Choose Two)
    • A. 

      Wrong printer driver.

    • B. 

      Un-secured or loose printer cable.

    • C. 

      Paper tray is overloaded

    • D. 

      Toner cartridge needs to be replaced

  • 11. 
    7Which of the following are advantages of 802.11b DSSS over 802.11 FHSS? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Throughput

    • B. 

      Security

    • C. 

      Cost

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 12. 
    5 Extended Data Output (EDO) RAM is _________________ when compared to DRAM?
    • A. 

      Slower

    • B. 

      Faster

    • C. 

      Older

    • D. 

      Newer

  • 13. 
     A locally attached Windows XP printer is printing garbled text and several blank pages with each print request.  Which of the following is the easiest way to fix this?
    • A. 

      Rollback the driver

    • B. 

      Swap out the printer

    • C. 

      Remove the printer and let windows reinstall it

    • D. 

      Toner cartridge needs to be replaced

    • E. 

      Corona wire is dirty

  • 14. 
    You acquire a new laptop with an AMD Athlon 2000+ processor. You check the system properties expecting to see the processor running at 2.0 GHz. It is running at 939 MHz. What is the problem?
    • A. 

      Check the bios

    • B. 

      There is no problem.

    • C. 

      CPU needs to be activated

    • D. 

      CPU needs to be overclocked

  • 15. 
    A page from a laser printer has a vertical white streak, what is the most probable fault?
    • A. 

      Bad fuser unit

    • B. 

      Dirty corona wires

    • C. 

      Low toner

    • D. 

      Paper is of low-quality

  • 16. 
    You have replaced your laptop battery with a new one. Which action listed should you perform with the old one?
    • A. 

      Discharge it and throw it out

    • B. 

      Recycle it as is

    • C. 

      Discharge and then recycle it

    • D. 

      Charge it fully and dispose of it

  • 17. 
    Which of the following devices would hold several expansion cards?
    • A. 

      SCSI

    • B. 

      Riser

    • C. 

      SATA

    • D. 

      MCS

  • 18. 
    You are a tech for a large company and are working at an employees desk when the phone rings, you should__________.
    • A. 

      Leave a note on the users desk

    • B. 

      Go and find the user

    • C. 

      Let it go to the answering machine

    • D. 

      Answer it and say that the user is away from their desk at the moment

  • 19. 
     What should be the first step when preparing your Windows 95 system for upgrade to Windows XP Professional?
    • A. 

      Run the upgrade advisor

    • B. 

      Check the hardware compatibility list

    • C. 

      Windows 95 can not be upgraded to any version of Windows XP.

    • D. 

      Windows 95 can only be upgraded to XP Home edition

  • 20. 
    Which wireless client utility allows a network administrator to view packet errors, connection speed, and link viability?
    • A. 

      Link status monitor

    • B. 

      Spectrum analyzer

    • C. 

      Site advisor

    • D. 

      Network analyzer

  • 21. 
    Your company has a computer in a public access area. You need to change which of the following in the BIOS?
    • A. 

      System Password

    • B. 

      Admin Password

    • C. 

      Supervisor password

    • D. 

      User Password

  • 22. 
    At the maximum segment length of 15 feet, IEEE 1394 supports which of the following transmission speeds?
    • A. 

      100mbps

    • B. 

      200mbps

    • C. 

      400mbps

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 23. 
    Which of the following type of RAM is the fastest?
    • A. 

      SDRAM

    • B. 

      EDO

    • C. 

      FDM

    • D. 

      DRAM

  • 24. 
    How can you create a mapped drive in XP?
    • A. 

      My Documents>Tools

    • B. 

      MyComputer>Tools

    • C. 

      Start>control Panel

    • D. 

      Start>windows explorer

  • 25. 
    Memory Overflow' error message can be overcome by: (Choose 3)
    • A. 

      Reducing the resolution of the print job

    • B. 

      Printing each page one at a time

    • C. 

      Reducing RET

    • D. 

      Removing ram from the printer

    • E. 

      Adding RAM to the printer

Related Topics
Back to Top Back to top