CompTIA A+ 601 Certification Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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CompTIA A+ 601 Certification Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Ntldr loads which 3 major os files?
    • A. 

      Bootsect.dos

    • B. 

      Ntoskrnl

    • C. 

      Hal.dll

    • D. 

      Boot.ini

    • E. 

      Ntdetect.com

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Motherboard

    • B. 

      Capacitor

    • C. 

      Philips head screw

    • D. 

      Agp card

    • E. 

      Power supply

  • 3. 
    This is an image of a ______connector.
    • A. 

      ST, straight tip, used to connect multimode fiber. often used in network patch panels. the most popular fiber connector.

    • B. 

      MT-RJ, mechanical transfer registered jack.A fiber-optic cable connector that is very popular for small form factor devices due to its small size. Housing two fibers and mating together with locating pins on the plug, the MT-RJ comes from the MT connector, which can contain up to 12 fibers.

    • C. 

      SC, subscriber connector. used with single-mode fiber. often used in a duplex configuration where 2 fibers are terminated into SC connectors

    • D. 

      LC, lucent or local connector. High-density connections, popular SFF connector, fiber optic connector with a 1.25mm ferrule.

    • E. 

      AUI, attachment unit interface. Thick ethernet cable connector, used with an RG-8 cable. The network interface used with the original Ethernet, a 15-pin D-connector.

  • 4. 
    Aliens are invading the earth and you desperately need to print out a confirmation page for those cute shoes you bought on amazon, before the aliens come knocking down your door. you press print, but someone at the steno pool has a few documents ahead of you. no problem...you can wait!!!! finally that cow has printed all of her "important memos" and it's your turn!! but wait... it's not printing...!!! the aliens have landed, and that coward from IT has left the building. what will you do???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!luckily you dated a computer guy back when geek was chic, and some of it rubbed off on you; literally. all you have to do is restart the printer with a command in that black box thingy. think Priscilla, queen of the desert, think! what is the command line tool that will remedy this perspiring predicament?
    • A. 

      Spool.exe

    • B. 

      Setup.exe

    • C. 

      Startspooler.com

    • D. 

      Spoolsv.exe

    • E. 

      Start.u.F!!!ER.start.exe

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      40

    • E. 

      80

  • 6. 
    The IRQ for a keyboard is?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      12

  • 7. 
    Of all the OSI MODEL layers in the land, which one establishes and maintains communications?
    • A. 

      Data link layer

    • B. 

      Network layer

    • C. 

      Transportation layer

    • D. 

      Presentation layer

    • E. 

      Session layer

  • 8. 
    Pick out the private ip address
    • A. 

      127.0.0.0

    • B. 

      172.27.39.2

    • C. 

      192.169.234.87

    • D. 

      11.24.33.32

    • E. 

      192.40.25.98

  • 9. 
    While printing out a love letter to your imaginary friend(on your laser printer), you notice that blank lines are obscuring the true emotions of your heartfelt note. "Gosh darn it!" you say to yourself. "What would cause these stupid lines to go through the words on the page?"
    • A. 

      The toner isn't being evenly distributed

    • B. 

      Nozzles on the print head are dry or broken

    • C. 

      The drum has a scratch

    • D. 

      The laser scanning module

    • E. 

      The fuser

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Secures network traffic by using, among other things, encryption and server authentication.

    • B. 

      A security protocol from the IETF that provides authentication and encryption over the Internet.

    • C. 

      A utility that traces a packet from your computer to an Internet host, showing how many hops the packet requires to reach the host and how long each hop takes.

    • D. 

      Used to transmit data to multiple recipients on the network at the same time using one transmission stream to the switches, at which point data are distributed out to the end users on separate lines.

    • E. 

      Is a general protocol for authentication that also supports multiple authentication methods, such as token cards, Kerberos, one-time passwords, certificates, public key authentication and smart cards.

  • 11. 
    Throughput is-
    • A. 

      A measurement of how much data a network is capable of carrying @ any given time

    • B. 

      A measurement of how much data can actually pass thru the channel in any given time period.

  • 12. 
    If a train leaves the station from boston @ 257mph, and you want a choca matta latte from the starbux in athens georgia; what port does telnet use?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      78

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      110

    • E. 

      21

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Nwlink

    • B. 

      Ncp

    • C. 

      Apipa

    • D. 

      Arp

    • E. 

      Ldap

  • 14. 
    You work in a stuffy, no funny stuff, everyone is a robot; office. you have a side gig (exporting emu dung to solar farms) that no one @ the office knows about. how would you send solar power to emu dung ratio data, privately over a network to your silent partner in norway?
    • A. 

      Voip

    • B. 

      Vpn

    • C. 

      Vvpn

    • D. 

      Email

    • E. 

      Coast guard

  • 15. 
    You come home after a long night of binge drinking. you turn on your computer to see if anyone has thrown a sheep at you on facebook, and to see how your online dating profile is doing. an error# flashes on the screen but you are so wasted that you can only remember that it was somewhere in the 200-299 range. you want to fix it before you pass out or spew all over the computer. the problem is a... 
    • A. 

      Monochrome video problem

    • B. 

      Hard disk problem

    • C. 

      Memory failure problem

    • D. 

      Floppy disk problem

    • E. 

      System board problem

  • 16. 
    Your sister buys you a graphix card that has a screen resolution of 1600x1200. you can't wait to install it, because WoW has really been lagging on your old graphix card. your moitor supports sxga+, will this new card work?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      I donno why are you asking me?

    • E. 

      Who left the toilet seat up?

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      2GB

    • B. 

      3GB

    • C. 

      650MB

    • D. 

      1.5GB

    • E. 

      1GB

  • 19. 
    This major operating system file contains SCSI boot drivers-
    • A. 

      Ntbootdd.sys

    • B. 

      Ntuser.dat

    • C. 

      Ntoskrnl

    • D. 

      Boot.ini

    • E. 

      Ntdetect.com

  • 20. 
    An amplifier is used for
    • A. 

      Listening to classical music

    • B. 

      Rockin out in a bee gees cover band

    • C. 

      Boosting digital signal

    • D. 

      Boosting multimode fiber

    • E. 

      Boosting analog signal

  • 21. 
    ____ is a digital-interface device used to connect a Data Terminal Equipment device or DTE, such as a router, to a digital circuit.
    • A. 

      Ipx/spx

    • B. 

      Terminal

    • C. 

      Wips

    • D. 

      Csu/dsu

    • E. 

      What the hell are you talking about????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • 22. 
    _____ is a set of data that informs a computer's operating system, which permissions or access rights, that each user or group has to a specific system object; such as a directory or file. 
    • A. 

      Acl

    • B. 

      Hcl

    • C. 

      Hal

    • D. 

      Can i buy you a drink?

  • 23. 
    You work for a company who's demographic is 15-65yr old men who are awake at 2am. despite the large number of clients and server upload volume, the company consists of 4 people(4 computers). most likely the node structure of the office is a(n)____
    • A. 

      Infrastructure mode.

    • B. 

      Adhoc mode

    • C. 

      Ala mode

    • D. 

      Commode

    • E. 

      Horny toad

  • 24. 
    Your company has a policy of changing login passwords every week. they have a severe conduct policy that promotes termination after 3 failed attempts. everyone loves your attitude, enthusiasm, and work ethic; but you're a party girl who often comes into work hung over. where would you go to edit your failed login attempts?
    • A. 

      Event viewer, right click system, clear all events

    • B. 

      Performance logs and alerts, right click counter logs, clear all events

    • C. 

      Event viewer, right click security, clear all events

    • D. 

      Performance logs and alerts, right click trace logs, clear all events

  • 25. 
    POST stands for:
    • A. 

      Power on self test

    • B. 

      Power on system test

    • C. 

      Power operating system test

    • D. 

      Pre operating system test

  • 26. 
    You have stored uncountable hours of your favorite show, the tele-tubbies, on your work server. but now your hard drives are full and your boss has suggested that you remove the video. what would be the best storage device for such an endeavor?
    • A. 

      DVD

    • B. 

      DLT

    • C. 

      An external HDD

    • D. 

      FLOPPY

    • E. 

      TDR

  • 27. 
    You are installing a new dye-sublimation printer so you can print elaborately detailed pictures of your grandmother sunbathing in a bikini. the printer has multiple ports, which would be the fastest?
    • A. 

      Usb 2.0

    • B. 

      Scsi-3 spi ultra scsi

    • C. 

      Parrallel

    • D. 

      Serial

    • E. 

      1394

  • 28. 
    A cyborg with bluetooth is trying to steal national secrets from your PDA. assuming she has already hacked your device, how far away from her do you have to be to stay out of range?
    • A. 

      30 meters

    • B. 

      10 feet

    • C. 

      20 meters

    • D. 

      30 feet

    • E. 

      20 feet

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Is used when booting from DOS or a boot disk to upgrade to windows 2000.

    • B. 

      Sets up or upgrades to Windows 2000 and can be run from the Windows 95, Windows 98, or Windows NT command prompt.

    • C. 

      Is used to install the recovery console in windows xp.

    • D. 

      System command-line Utility used in 2000/XP to check protected files for changed, deleted, or corrupted files.

  • 30. 
    On the OSI model, what does the application layer do?
    • A. 

      Places the network data on the wire.

    • B. 

      Routes data to different LANs and WANs based n network addresses

    • C. 

      Ensures delivery of entire file, reliable end to end communication

    • D. 

      Provides network services:email, file transfer, client/server

    • E. 

      What apps do when they're cold.

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      C:\program files

    • B. 

      C:\windows\system

    • C. 

      C:\windows\systemroot

    • D. 

      C:\windows\system32

  • 32. 
    ____is a security feature included in modern Microsoft Windows operating systems that is intended to prevent an application or service from executing code from a non-executable memory region. 
    • A. 

      Data Execution Prevention (DEP)

    • B. 

      WFP Windows File Protection

    • C. 

      Thrashing

    • D. 

      The Client for Microsoft Networks

    • E. 

      Interleaving