CompTIA A+ Hardware And Software Practice Test!

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A Plus Practice Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz has been made to see whether you are completely prepared for the real exam. This practice test will help you pass by familiarizing you with the material and the ensuring that you know the structure of the CompTIA+ Hardware and Software test. The practice test is designed to reflect the final exam. So, let's try out this challenging quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The fan in a power supply unit is not working. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Replace the the computer.

    • B. 

      Replace the Fan

    • C. 

      Try to repair the Fan

    • D. 

      Replace the power supply unit

    • E. 

      Replace the heat sink.

  • 2. 
    What is the maximum number of devices that can be connect in a bluetooth network.
    • A. 

      Up to 20 devices

    • B. 

      Up to 18 devices

    • C. 

      Unlimited number of devices

    • D. 

      Up to 127 devices

    • E. 

      Up to 8 devices

  • 3. 
    You have some files on a Windows XP professional system that you want to compress through the folder properties dialog box. Which of the following will prevent you from doing this?
    • A. 

      The files are read only

    • B. 

      The files are encrypted

    • C. 

      The files have not been backed up

    • D. 

      Windows XP professional does not support file encrption

    • E. 

      You must have special permissions assigned to do this.

  • 4. 
    How many devices can be connected to a single USB port in a daisy chain?
    • A. 

      172

    • B. 

      Up to 200

    • C. 

      Up to 127

    • D. 

      Up to 7

    • E. 

      Unlimited

  • 5. 
    How many pins are in the standard Parallel printer cables connection end?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      36

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      9

    • E. 

      15

  • 6. 
    A combination of software and hardware is referred to as ______?
    • A. 

      PROM

    • B. 

      ROM

    • C. 

      Firmware

    • D. 

      BIOS Memory

    • E. 

      Flash Memory

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is used as a place holder in a system that is using RIMM?
    • A. 

      RIMME

    • B. 

      DDR2 SDRAM

    • C. 

      DDR SDRAMM

    • D. 

      C-RIMM

    • E. 

      C-RIMME

  • 8. 
    A user is not able to print from his workstation however he is able to print a test page from the printer's on-board menu.Which of the following is a possible cause? choose two.
    • A. 

      The printer needs to be changed.

    • B. 

      The print driver is corrupted.

    • C. 

      The user needs to install the driver for the application he is printing from.

    • D. 

      The cable connecting the workstation to the printer is loose

  • 9. 
    When replacing a power supply, which of the following must be observed?
    • A. 

      Resistance

    • B. 

      Ohms

    • C. 

      Wattage

    • D. 

      Voltage

    • E. 

      Current

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an electronic device that ca serve as a gate for an electrical signal and can amplify the flow of electricity?
    • A. 

      Fuse

    • B. 

      Resistor

    • C. 

      Capacitor

    • D. 

      Diode

    • E. 

      Transistor

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the most current type of processor socket?
    • A. 

      ZIF

    • B. 

      PGA

    • C. 

      SVGA

    • D. 

      DIP

    • E. 

      UXVGA

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is needed in order to configure a workstation with a static ip address. Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Subnet address

    • B. 

      IP Address

    • C. 

      Network Address

    • D. 

      Subnet mask

    • E. 

      Default gateway

  • 13. 
    You have a computer that is running Windows 95, You want to upgrade this computer to Windows XP. Which of the following must you do first?
    • A. 

      Reformat the hard drive.

    • B. 

      Upgrade the cd-rom on the system.

    • C. 

      Upgrade the system to windows 98.

    • D. 

      Start the upgrade right away

    • E. 

      Configure the computer for network connectivity.

  • 14. 
    Which of the following utilities is intended to be used for temporarily disabling start-up programs and services when performing diagnosis?
    • A. 

      Regedit

    • B. 

      MSCONFIG

    • C. 

      Task manager

    • D. 

      Control panel

    • E. 

      Services console

  • 15. 
    Which of the following files contains the WIndows 2000 boot options?
    • A. 

      BOOT.CFG

    • B. 

      SYS.INI

    • C. 

      SYS.CFG

    • D. 

      BOOTSTRAP.CFG

    • E. 

      BOOT.INI

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not a type of printer?
    • A. 

      Inkjet printer

    • B. 

      Laser printer

    • C. 

      Dot matrix printer

    • D. 

      Bubble jet printer

    • E. 

      Laserjet printer

  • 17. 
    What is the maximun logical drive size for Fat 16?
    • A. 

      4GB

    • B. 

      8GB

    • C. 

      2GB

    • D. 

      16GB

    • E. 

      32GB

  • 18. 
    You are working on a Windows 2000 system, you open explore navigates to the C:\WINNT folder. The folder shows no files.What is the cause?
    • A. 

      The files have been deleted

    • B. 

      The files have the read-only attribute set.

    • C. 

      The files are encrypted.

    • D. 

      They are hidden because they are system files.

    • E. 

      The files have been infected by a virus.

  • 19. 
    You are running a Windows XP Professional system. You want your documents to be saved to a second hard drive. Which of the following will you do?
    • A. 

      Copy your My Documents folder to the second drive

    • B. 

      Configure Folder redirection

    • C. 

      This cannot be done in Windows XP Professional.

    • D. 

      You must buck up your documents and the restore it to the second drive.