Toughest Trivia Quiz On CompTIA A+ Hardware And Networking!

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This is the hardest practice test ever for CompTIA A+ Hardware and Networking. Are you really a computer geek? Do you really possess full-fledged technical knowledge when it comes to Networking or Hardware? If yes, then prove yourself by attempting this quiz and assess yourself where you stand. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Modems use what type of transmission?
    • A. 

      Synchronous

    • B. 

      Bisynchronous

    • C. 

      Asynchronous

    • D. 

      Monosynchronous

  • 2. 
    Which order of laser printing phases is correct? (Question corrected 2-7-08)
    • A. 

      Write, develop, charge, transfer, fuse, clean

    • B. 

      Charge, develop, write, transfer, fuse, clean

    • C. 

      Clean, write, develop, charge, transfer, fuse

    • D. 

      Clean, charge, write, develop, transfer, fuse

  • 3. 
    The current structure of IP addresses (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx) is referred to as:
    • A. 

      IPv3

    • B. 

      IPv12

    • C. 

      IPv4

    • D. 

      IPv6

  • 4. 
    SCSI-1 cables support how many devices?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      16

  • 5. 
    SCSI-2 cables have how many pins?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      40

    • C. 

      34

    • D. 

      68

    • E. 

      32

  • 6. 
    SCSI-2 Cables can support up to how many devices?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      16

  • 7. 
    Ultra-wide SCSI cables have ______ pins
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      68

    • D. 

      40

  • 8. 
    Ultra-wide SCSI can support up to _____ devices
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      32

  • 9. 
    On POST, one long beep followed by two short beeps indicates
    • A. 

      Imminent implosion

    • B. 

      Video card failure/issue

    • C. 

      Hard drive failure/issue

    • D. 

      Keyboard failure/issue/missing

  • 10. 
    On POST, continuous short beeps indicate
    • A. 

      A countdown (run!)

    • B. 

      Bad System Board

    • C. 

      Bad RAM

    • D. 

      Bad Video Card

  • 11. 
    A POST error code between 100 and 199 indicates problems with
    • A. 

      System boards

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Floppy disk controller

  • 12. 
    A POST error code between 200 and 299 indicates problems with
    • A. 

      Video Device

    • B. 

      Keyboard

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      System Boards

  • 13. 
    A POST error code between 300 and 399 indicates problems with
    • A. 

      Hard Drive

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Video Device

  • 14. 
    A POST error code between 500 and 599 indicates problems with
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Floppy Drive Controller

    • D. 

      Video Device

  • 15. 
    A POST error code between 600 and 699 indicates a problem with
    • A. 

      Video Device

    • B. 

      System Boards

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Floppy Drive Controller

  • 16. 
    A POST error code between 1700 and 1799 indicates a problem with
    • A. 

      System Boards

    • B. 

      Floppy Drive Controller

    • C. 

      Hard Drive Controller

    • D. 

      Keyboard

  • 17. 
    A SO-DIMM would be an example of a ______ laptop PC card
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      Type 4

  • 18. 
    A modem card would be an example of a ________ laptop PC card
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      Type 4

  • 19. 
    A hard drive would be an example of a ________ laptop PC card
    • A. 

      Type 1

    • B. 

      Type 2

    • C. 

      Type 3

    • D. 

      Type 4

  • 20. 
    The goal is to set up a RAID array that will provide maximum performance above all else. What level RAID array would be best?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      7

  • 21. 
    The goal is to set up a RAID array where, if one drive fails, there will be a backup. Reliability is the most important aspect. What level RAID array would be best?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      1

  • 22. 
    The best UPS and SPS produce which of the following output waveforms?
    • A. 

      Radio waves

    • B. 

      Sine waves

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic waves

    • D. 

      California waves

  • 23. 
    On what type of cable would you find a ST connector?
    • A. 

      Phone

    • B. 

      Ethernet

    • C. 

      Fiber Optic

    • D. 

      Coaxial

  • 24. 
    On what type of cable would you find a SC connector?
    • A. 

      Coaxial

    • B. 

      Ethernet

    • C. 

      Fiber Optic

    • D. 

      Phone

  • 25. 
    On what type of cable would you find a RJ-45 connector?
    • A. 

      Ethernet

    • B. 

      Fiber Optic

    • C. 

      Coaxial

    • D. 

      Phone

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