Basic CompTIA A+ Quiz On Hardware Certification Test

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A Plus Certification Quizzes & Trivia

This CompTIA A+ Certification 220-601 covers the topics related to computer hardware such as SCSI, motherboards and cables. This practice test will help you pass by familiarizing you with the material and the ensuring that you know the structure of the CompTIA A+ Certification Test. Read the questions carefully and answer So, let's try out this hardest quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are SCSI types that allow for 16 devices, including the adapter, to be connected on a single shared cable?
    • A. 

      Ultra Wide SCSI

    • B. 

      Fast SCSI

    • C. 

      Ultra SCSI

    • D. 

      Fast Wide SCSI

    • E. 

      Ultra 2 SCSI

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the SCSI ID number generally recommended for the CD-ROM?
    • A. 

      ID 0.

    • B. 

      ID 5.

    • C. 

      ID 2.

    • D. 

      ID 3.

  • 3. 
    What do you call the part of a CD-ROM drive's head assembly that moves across the disk to read it?
    • A. 

      Read/Write Actuator.

    • B. 

      The Mechanical Frame

    • C. 

      The Head Actuator.

    • D. 

      The Disk Spindle.

  • 4. 
    The new Certkiller .com trainee technician wants to know which of the following has a transfer rate of 40 Mbps and a maximum cable length of 12 meters. How will you reply?
    • A. 

      SCSI-2

    • B. 

      Ultra 2 SCSI

    • C. 

      Ultra Wide SCSI

    • D. 

      Fast SCSI

    • E. 

      Ultra SCSI

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The "baby" AT motherboard allows for the installation of more than two full-length expansion cards whereas the ATX motherboard allows for only one or two.

    • B. 

      The processor, memory, and expansion slots are all in line with each other on a "baby" AT motherboard, whereas the ATX motherboard has the processor and memory slots at right angles to the expansion cards.

    • C. 

      The ATX motherboard allows for the installation of more than two full-length expansion cards, whereas the "baby" AT allows for only one or two.

    • D. 

      The "baby" AT motherboard has a 20-pin power connector while the ATX has a 12-pin power connector.

  • 6. 
    What is the clock speed of the AGPx8 expansion slot?
    • A. 

      66 MHz

    • B. 

      133 MHz

    • C. 

      266 MHz

    • D. 

      533 MHz

  • 7. 
    Which of the following components on the motherboard usually house the IDE connectors?
    • A. 

      PCI bus.

    • B. 

      North Bridge.

    • C. 

      ISA bus.

    • D. 

      South Bridge.

  • 8. 
    When a technician upgrades firmware on a motherboard he has to ______.
    • A. 

      Flash the BIOS

    • B. 

      Replace the CMOS chip

    • C. 

      Replace the BIOS

    • D. 

      Reset the CMOS

  • 9. 
    In which of the following is the output from a power supply rated?
    • A. 

      Voltage.

    • B. 

      Watts.

    • C. 

      Hertz.

    • D. 

      Ohms.

  • 10. 
    When connecting the power cable of an AT power supply to the motherboard, which two wires on the power connectors (P8/P9) should be together?
    • A. 

      The green wires.

    • B. 

      The white wires.

    • C. 

      The black wires.

    • D. 

      The brown wires.