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Understanding Windows 13

In this chapter, you will learn how to

• Explain the Windows interface
• Identify the features and characteristics of Windows 2000 and Windows XP
• Describe the current versions of Windows


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following is an advantage of running Windows 2000 on NTFS asopposed to FAT32? (Select two.)

    • A.

      Security

    • B.

      Encryption

    • C.

      Long filenames

    • D.

      FDISK

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Security
    B. Encryption
    Explanation
    NTFS offers security and encryption, two things you don’t get with
    FAT32.

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  • 2. 

    Which folder permission allows file creation and editing, but not deleting?

    • A.

      Full Control

    • B.

      Full Access

    • C.

      Modify

    • D.

      Read & Execute

    Correct Answer
    C. Modify
    Explanation
    Modify permission enables you to create and edit files, but not delete
    them.

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  • 3. 

    What type of files are NTLDR, BOOT.INI, and NTDETECT.COM?

    • A.

      Boot files

    • B.

      System files

    • C.

      Starter files

    • D.

      NTFS files

    Correct Answer
    B. System files
    Explanation
    NTLDR, BOOT.INI, and NTDETECT.COM are the Windows 2000/XP
    system files.

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  • 4. 

    What folder is a central storage location for user files?

    • A.

      Program Files

    • B.

      My Documents

    • C.

      My Files

    • D.

      My Network Places

    Correct Answer
    B. My Documents
    Explanation
    Most users put files in My Documents.

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  • 5. 

    Which utility is helpful in troubleshooting hardware?

    • A.

      System Properties

    • B.

      Device Manager

    • C.

      Disk Management

    • D.

      Security Center

    Correct Answer
    B. Device Manager
    Explanation
    For hardware in general, turn to the Device Manager.

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  • 6. 

    Which Windows XP utility backs up critical files and settings and enables youto roll back to a previous state?

    • A.

      Registry

    • B.

      System Restore

    • C.

      System Information

    • D.

      Microsoft Management Console

    Correct Answer
    B. System Restore
    Explanation
    System Restore does the trick here, enabling you to back up and restore
    your system.

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  • 7. 

    Many tech tools are grouped together in which location?

    • A.

      Start | All Programs | Tools

    • B.

      Start | All Program | Tools | System Tools

    • C.

      Start | All Programs | System Tools | Accessories

    • D.

      Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools

    Correct Answer
    D. Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools
    Explanation
    You’ll find many useful tools in Start | All Programs | Accessories | System
    Tools

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  • 8. 

    Which utility is missing from the default Windows XP Home installation?

    • A.

      Backup

    • B.

      Character Map

    • C.

      Computer Management

    • D.

      User Accounts

    Correct Answer
    A. Backup
    Explanation
    Backup is not installed by default in Windows XP Home

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  • 9. 

    What is displayed in the My Computer window?

    • A.

      All the drives on your system

    • B.

      All the Control Panel applets

    • C.

      Installed programs

    • D.

      Other computers on the network

    Correct Answer
    A. All the drives on your system
    Explanation
    My Computer shows your drives.

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  • 10. 

    Which Registry root key contains information about file types?

    • A.

      HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

    • B.

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

    • C.

      HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

    • D.

      HKEY_USERS

    Correct Answer
    A. HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
    Explanation
    You’ll find file information in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT.

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