A+ Certification 220-702 Part 2 Of 2

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The quiz below is set on the 202 to the 702 series for the A+ certification course. If one is capable of tackling the questions they are sure to pass the coming exams with minimal difficulties. Think you have what it takes? Give this second and final set of questions a try and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What could cause a ghosted image on the paper outputted by a laser printer?
    • A. 

      Transfer corona wire

    • B. 

      Primary corona wire

    • C. 

      Pickup rollers

    • D. 

      Photosensitive drum

  • 2. 
    Which log file contains information about Windows Vista setup errors?
    • A. 

      A. setupact.log

    • B. 

      B. setuperr.log

    • C. 

      C. unattend.xml

    • D. 

      D. setuplog.txt

  • 3. 
    Mary installed a new sound card and speakers; however, she cannot get any sound from the speakers. What could the problem be? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Speaker power is not plugged in

    • B. 

      Sound card driver is not installed.

    • C. 

      Sound card is plugged into the wrong slot.

    • D. 

      Speaker connector is in the wrong jack.

  • 4. 
    You just upgraded the CPU. Which of the following can make your computer shut down automatically after a few minutes?
    • A. 

      Wrong CPU driver

    • B. 

      Wrong voltage to the CPU

    • C. 

      Incorrect CPU has been installed

    • D. 

      The CPU has overheated

  • 5. 
    When you reboot a computer, you get a message stating “No OS present, press any key to reboot.” What is the most likely problem?
    • A. 

      The hard drive is not jumpered properly.

    • B. 

      The hard drive is not getting power

    • C. 

      There is no active partition.

    • D. 

      The hard drive driver is not installed.

  • 6. 
    Which kind of current does a typical desktop PC draw from a wall outlet?
    • A. 

      Direct current

    • B. 

      Neutral current

    • C. 

      Alternating current

    • D. 

      Draw current

  • 7. 
    You are installing an IDE CD-ROM. Currently, there is an IDE hard drive configured on the primary controller as master. There are no other drives. What is the correct setting for the CD-ROM?
    • A. 

      Primary controller, slave

    • B. 

      Secondary controller, slave

    • C. 

      Secondary controller, master

    • D. 

      Primary controller, cable select

  • 8. 
    Normally, when your PC boots, it sounds one beep. Today, there is a series of beeps, and the PC does not boot. What should you check? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      Unseated RAM

    • B. 

      Unseated NIC

    • C. 

      Unseated modem

    • D. 

      Unseated video

  • 9. 
    If a lot of data is flowing through a network card, what should the link light look like?
    • A. 

      Unlit

    • B. 

      Rapid, erratic flashing

    • C. 

      Solid green

    • D. 

      Solid yellow

  • 10. 
    Russ wants to run his video-editing software at a resolution of 1280 × 1024 with True Color (24 bits). His PC has an older 2MB video card. Can he run these video settings?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 11. 
    Which of the following hides the file APLUS.DOC?
    • A. 

      Attrib +H aplus.doc

    • B. 

      Attrib ?H aplus.doc

    • C. 

      Attrib +R aplus.doc

    • D. 

      Attrib aplus.doc /H

  • 12. 
    What is the proper way to format a floppy disk as a bootable disk?
    • A. 

      A. format /s

    • B. 

      B. format a: /s

    • C. 

      C. format a: /system

    • D. 

      D. format a: /boot

  • 13. 
    Paul’s Device Manager shows a red X over one of the devices. What does this tell you?
    • A. 

      A. The device’s driver has not been installed.

    • B. 

      B. The device is not recognized.

    • C. 

      C. The device is disabled.

    • D. 

      D. The device is in queue to be deleted.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is not an advantage of NTFS over FAT32?
    • A. 

      NTFS supports file encryption.

    • B. 

      NTFS supports larger file sizes.

    • C. 

      NTFS supports larger volumes.

    • D. 

      NTFS supports more file formats.

  • 15. 
    In Windows XP, which of the following paths enables a program to start for every person who logs on to Windows?
    • A. 

      Documents & Settings > Programs > Start menu > Startup

    • B. 

      Documents & Settings > All Users > Start menu > Programs > Startup

    • C. 

      Documents & Settings > Start menu > Programs Startup

    • D. 

      Documents & Settings > Default User > Startup

  • 16. 
    Which of the following parameters (switches) copy all files, folders, and subfolders, including empty subfolders in the TEST folder?
    • A. 

      Xcopy *.* c:\test /T /S

    • B. 

      Xcopy *.* c:\test /S

    • C. 

      Xcopy *.* c:\test /E

    • D. 

      Xcopy *.* c:\test /S /T

  • 17. 
    Which Windows utility is used to prepare a disk image for duplication across the network?
    • A. 

      XCOPY

    • B. 

      SYSPREP

    • C. 

      Ghost

    • D. 

      Image Clone

  • 18. 
    You need to configure a service to start when Windows XP boots. Which tool enables you to accomplish this?
    • A. 

      MMC

    • B. 

      Local Security Policy snap-in

    • C. 

      Services snap-in

    • D. 

      Disk Management snap-in

  • 19. 
    Steve just installed a second hard disk in his Windows Vista computer. However, he does not see the disk in Windows Explorer. What did he forget to do? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      A. Format the drive

    • B. 

      B. Partition the drive

    • C. 

      C. Run FDISK

    • D. 

      D. Initialize the drive

  • 20. 
    To install a SCSI hard disk during a Windows XP/2000 installation, which key must be pressed?
    • A. 

      F2

    • B. 

      F5

    • C. 

      F6

    • D. 

      F8

  • 21. 
    You just upgraded the president’s computer’s video driver. Now, the Windows XP system will not boot. Which of the following should you try first?
    • A. 

      Access the Recovery Console.

    • B. 

      Boot into Safe mode and roll back the driver.

    • C. 

      Reinstall the operating system.

    • D. 

      Boot into Directory Services Restore mode.

  • 22. 
    After you install Windows, the computer you are working on displays a blue screen of death (BSOD) when rebooting. Which of the following are possible causes? Select all that apply.
    • A. 

      BIOS needs to be flashed to the latest version

    • B. 

      IRQ conflict.

    • C. 

      Virus in the MBR.

    • D. 

      Incompatible hardware device

  • 23. 
    Which of the following does not allow you to add drivers in Windows?
    • A. 

      Add New Hardware Wizard

    • B. 

      Manufacturer’s driver disk

    • C. 

      Device Manager

    • D. 

      Drivers applet in Control Panel

  • 24. 
    You recently installed a program on Jason’s Windows XP computer while logged on as Jason. Where would the location of the installation’s cache files most likely be?
    • A. 

      C:\Documents and Settings\Jason\Local Settings\Temp

    • B. 

      C:\Documents and Settings\Jason\TEMP

    • C. 

      C:\Documents and Settings\Local Settings\Application Data

    • D. 

      C:\Documents and Settings\Local Settings\Temp

  • 25. 
    Mary’s computer is running Windows XP. In the Device Manager, you notice that the NIC has a black exclamation point. What does this tell you?
    • A. 

      The device is disabled.

    • B. 

      The wrong driver is installed.

    • C. 

      The device is malfunctioning.

    • D. 

      The incorrect driver is installed.

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