A+ Certification All-in-one Desk Reference For Dummies®

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  • 1. 
    ID # 172What is the name of the memory stored on the CPU?
    • A. 

      L2 cache

    • B. 

      L1 Cache

    • C. 

      DRAM

    • D. 

      SDRAM

  • 2. 
    ID # 305 Which of the following is a characteristic of protected-mode processors?
    • A. 

      Heat sink support

    • B. 

      Virtual memory support

    • C. 

      Run only one application at a time

    • D. 

      Encased in protective shell

  • 3. 
    ID # 207The bus between CPU and L2 cache is known as what? 
    • A. 

      Frontside bus

    • B. 

      Memory bus

    • C. 

      Address bus

    • D. 

      Backside bus

  • 4. 
    ID # 490 What tool combines all of the Windows configuration and management tools into one place?
    • A. 

      Computer Management

    • B. 

      Administrative Tools

    • C. 

      Microsoft Management Console

    • D. 

      Administrative Command Interface

  • 5. 
    ID #  617 Which of the following best describes full duplex communication?
    • A. 

      Allows information to be both sent and received, but not at the same time

    • B. 

      Allows information only to be sent

    • C. 

      Allows information to be sent and received at the same time

    • D. 

      Allows information to be sent, but only after dependent information is received

  • 6. 
    ID # 394 Thin coaxial cable usually implements which type of connectors?
    • A. 

      BNC

    • B. 

      RJ-45

    • C. 

      RS-232

    • D. 

      IEEE-488

  • 7. 
    ID # 281 What does SCSI stand for?
    • A. 

      Serial Component System Interface

    • B. 

      Small Component Serial Interface

    • C. 

      Serial Computing Storage Interface

    • D. 

      Small Computer System Interface

  • 8. 
    ID # 430 How many DMA channels are there in total?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      16,384

    • D. 

      65,536

  • 9. 
    ID # 687 What permission on a folder is assigned to allow a user to read, modify, create, and delete a file?
    • A. 

      Read

    • B. 

      Full Control

    • C. 

      Modify

    • D. 

      Deny

  • 10. 
    ID # 696 What type of malicious software does something totally different than what the user expects?
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Virus definitions

    • C. 

      Worm

    • D. 

      Trojan virus

  • 11. 
    ID # 631 There is a shared folder named public on a computer named Server1. What is the syntax to connect to the shared resource using the UNC path?
    • A. 

      \server1\ublic

    • B. 

      \server1\ata

    • C. 

      \data\erver1

    • D. 

      \erver1\data

  • 12. 
    ID # 368 What is the maximum capacity for a partition using the FAT file system?
    • A. 

      2MB

    • B. 

      2GB

    • C. 

      16GB

    • D. 

      2000GB

  • 13. 
    ID # 583When the print queue is unresponsive, what should you do first?
    • A. 

      Reboot the server

    • B. 

      Reinstall the printer

    • C. 

      Restart the spooler service

    • D. 

      Redirect the printer to a remote print device

  • 14. 
    ID # 304What chip type was the original Pentium processor packaged in?
    • A. 

      SEC

    • B. 

      PGA

    • C. 

      DIP

    • D. 

      Socket 5

  • 15. 
    ID # 23How should tape drive and floppy drive heads be cleaned?
    • A. 

      Using a damp cloth

    • B. 

      Using a manufacture approved cleaning kit

    • C. 

      Using compressed air

    • D. 

      Using alcohol and cotton swabs

  • 16. 
    ID # 543Which of the following operating systems support 16-bit Windows applications? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Windows XP

    • B. 

      Windows 98

    • C. 

      Windows 3.1

    • D. 

      MS-DOS

  • 17. 
    ID # 705Which of the following is compatible with 802.11g?
    • A. 

      IEEE 802.5

    • B. 

      IPSEC

    • C. 

      802.11a

    • D. 

      802.11b

  • 18. 
    ID # 650What is the governing body of the Internet?
    • A. 

      W3.org

    • B. 

      DodNet

    • C. 

      IAB

    • D. 

      IABnet

  • 19. 
    ID # 464Which two items will help ensure that your preventative maintenance plans are followed?
    • A. 

      Filing completed checklist

    • B. 

      Keeping the number of tasks limited

    • C. 

      Automating tasks

    • D. 

      Purchasing colored index tabs for files

  • 20. 
    ID # 242You have assigned your network card to I/O address 0378. Which device will the network card create a conflict with?
    • A. 

      COM1

    • B. 

      COM2

    • C. 

      LPT1

    • D. 

      LPT2

  • 21. 
    ID # 139What can remedy a printer that jams and crushes the paper into the feeder assembly on a laser printer?
    • A. 

      Restart the printer

    • B. 

      Clean the feeder rollers

    • C. 

      Add more paper to the paper tray

    • D. 

      Replace the print engine, as it is moving the paper too fast into the printer

  • 22. 
    ID # 506Which of the following are extensions of executable files? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      .ini

    • B. 

      .prg

    • C. 

      .exe

    • D. 

      .cmd

  • 23. 
    ID # 167What is the maximum transfer rate of USB 2.0?
    • A. 

      12 Mbps

    • B. 

      400 Mbps

    • C. 

      480 Mbps

    • D. 

      800 Mbps

  • 24. 
    ID # 158What is ARP?
    • A. 

      ARP is a protocol that converts IP addresses to MAC addresses.

    • B. 

      ARP is a protocol that converts DNS names to IP addresses.

    • C. 

      ARP is a protocol that converts NetBIOS names to IP address.

    • D. 

      ARP is a protocol that converts MAC addresses to IP address.

  • 25. 
    ID # 63What is the purpose of the boot.ini file?
    • A. 

      It is the boot loader for the drive

    • B. 

      Determines the hardware present on the computer

    • C. 

      Controls the boot menu and OS selection

    • D. 

      It is the SCSI driver for the current controller

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