Trivia Quiz On CompTIA A+ OS Certification Exam!

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This is the best practice test ever for CompTIA A+ OS Certification. Are you really a computer geek? Do you really possess full-fledged technical knowledge when it comes to Software or Hardware? If yes, then prove yourself by attempting this quiz and assess yourself where you stand. All the best! Try to score more. This test helps you prepare for the A+ OS Portion of the CompTIA Exam. Let's try out this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You are installing Windows 98 on a new computer. You know that the computer will be connected to a network with other Windows 98 computers. During the installation process, the Setup utility detected the network card in the computer and opened the Network Configuration dialog box. You want to enable Windows 98 networking and to let other users access the computer's files. Which options or services must be installed to accomplish this? (Select three.)
    • A. 

      Client for Netware Networks

    • B. 

      Client for Microsoft Networks

    • C. 

      A Compatible Protocol

    • D. 

      File and Print Sharing for Netware Networks

    • E. 

      File and Print Sharing for Microsoft Networks

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is a routable protocol used for Internet Connectivity?
    • A. 

      IPX/SPX

    • B. 

      TCP/IP

    • C. 

      NetBeui

    • D. 

      PPP

    • E. 

      SMTP

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are the minimum requirements to install Windows 2000 Professional on a PC? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Pentium 233 or Equivalent

    • B. 

      Pentium 133 or Equivalent

    • C. 

      650MB available disk space

    • D. 

      633MB available disk space

    • E. 

      64MB Ram

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a Windows 2000 command-line interface used to perform troubleshooting and repair tasks?
    • A. 

      Dr. Watson

    • B. 

      Event Viewer

    • C. 

      Recovery Console

    • D. 

      MMC

    • E. 

      ERD

  • 5. 
    Event Viewer categorizes application notices into three different types. Which of the following are Event Viewer categories? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Information

    • B. 

      Fatal Exception

    • C. 

      Error

    • D. 

      Warning

    • E. 

      Notification

  • 6. 
    Which statement best describes the Registry?
    • A. 

      The Registry consists of administrative information, as well as usernames and passwords.

    • B. 

      The Registry consists of network hardware and configuration information and settings.

    • C. 

      The Registry consists of computer hardware configuration information and user-specific settings.

    • D. 

      The Registry consists of computer software version information and administrative information.

  • 7. 
    A virus has damaged the Master Boot Record of your hard drive, making the system unbootable. What command can you use to replace the Master Boot Record with a valid one without losing any data on the disk?
    • A. 

      SCANDISK C: /P

    • B. 

      FDISK /MBR

    • C. 

      DEFRAG C:

    • D. 

      FORMAT C:

    • E. 

      SCANREGW C: /S

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a software "infestation" that makes its way into a computer disguised as something else, like a game or screen saver?
    • A. 

      Macro Virus

    • B. 

      Worm Virus

    • C. 

      Trojan Horse Virus

    • D. 

      Boot Sector Virus

  • 9. 
    Which two of the following protocols are used for sending and receiving email?
    • A. 

      SMTP

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      PPP

    • D. 

      POP

    • E. 

      SNMP

  • 10. 
    While it is connected through Dial-up Networking, your computer is suddenly disconnected from the Internet. Immediately after being disconnected, your telephone rings. You need to disable call waiting. Which of the following codes are commonly used by telephone companies to disable call waiting?
    • A. 

      1170

    • B. 

      *70

    • C. 

      7070

    • D. 

      70#

    • E. 

      1*70

  • 11. 
    You have a PC with Windows 98 installed on the primary partition (C:). You have decided that you want to dual-boot with Windows 2000 Professional on your second partition (D:). You do not have any SCSI devices on your PC. Which of the following Windows 2000 files will be installed on the primary partition (C:)? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      NTOSKRNL.EXE

    • B. 

      NTDETECT.COM

    • C. 

      BOOT.INI

    • D. 

      NTLDR

    • E. 

      NTBOOTDD.SYS

  • 12. 
    Which feature of Windows XP permits Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients to automatically self-configure an IP address and subnet mask when their DHCP server cannot be found?
    • A. 

      DNS

    • B. 

      APIPA

    • C. 

      IPCONFIG

    • D. 

      WINS

    • E. 

      IPX/SPX

  • 13. 
    Your computer running Windows NT 4.0 Server will not boot properly. You try to boot using the ERD you created a few weeks ago from this computer, but the diskette is not working properly. Mark suggests that you use the ERD from the other server. Which task should NOT be performed with the other server's ERD?
    • A. 

      Repair the boot sector

    • B. 

      Repair the Registry files

    • C. 

      Replace the Windows NT system files

    • D. 

      Replace the files in the startup environment

  • 14. 
    What key can you press while Windows 98 or Windows 2000 is starting up to see a menu of startup options, including booting to Safe Mode?
    • A. 

      Esc

    • B. 

      F5

    • C. 

      F1

    • D. 

      F8

    • E. 

      CTRL+F10

  • 15. 
    Which protocol is required by HTTP, FTP, and SMTP?
    • A. 

      NetBeui

    • B. 

      IPX/SPX

    • C. 

      TCP/IP

    • D. 

      NetBios

    • E. 

      WINS

  • 16. 
    Which utility can you use to recover the uninstalled programs for which you cannot find the original installation disks?
    • A. 

      Recovery Console

    • B. 

      System Restore

    • C. 

      Add/Remove Programs

    • D. 

      Recyle Bin Undelete

    • E. 

      MMC

  • 17. 
    You are configuring a network for Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows 2000 clients that will have multiple communication protocols. Which of the following are choices for transport protocols supported by Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows 2000? (Select three.)
    • A. 

      TCP/IP

    • B. 

      NetBEUI

    • C. 

      DNS

    • D. 

      IPX/SPX

    • E. 

      NetBios

  • 18. 
    You are attempting to start Windows 98 and get an error message that HIMEM.SYS is missing or corrupt. How can you most easily fix the problem? (Select two.)
    • A. 

      Boot from the startup disk and copy HIMEM.SYS from the disk to the Windows folder

    • B. 

      Boot with the installation CD and use the Repair Windows option to restore the file.

    • C. 

      Boot from the startup disk and copy HIMEM.SYS from the \Win98\System folder of the installation CD to the Windows\System folder on the compute

    • D. 

      Boot from the startup disk and copy HIMEM.SYS from the disk to the Windows\System folder.

    • E. 

      Boot from the startup disk and copy HIMEM.SYS from the \Win98 folder of the installation CD to the Windows folder on the computer.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is a non-routable transport protocol used by Microsoft operating systems?
    • A. 

      TCP/IP

    • B. 

      NetBios

    • C. 

      NetBeui

    • D. 

      IPX/SPX

    • E. 

      DHCP

  • 20. 
    Your PC experiences an Invalid Page Fault. What will happen to the application that is running?
    • A. 

      The application will be able to continue after you locate the proper page

    • B. 

      The application will be corrupted and will have to be reinstalled.

    • C. 

      The application will continue running normally

    • D. 

      The application will stop running and have to be reloaded

  • 21. 
    Which of the following files does Windows 2000 need to enable SCSI drives necessary to boot the system?
    • A. 

      BOOTSECT.DOS

    • B. 

      NTBOOTDD.SYS

    • C. 

      NTLDR

    • D. 

      NTDETECT.COM

    • E. 

      NTOSKRNL.EXE

  • 22. 
    In Windows 95/98, how can you determine if your hard drive is formatted with FAT16 or FAT32?
    • A. 

      Open My Computer, right-click on the desired drive, and click Properties.

    • B. 

      Open Network Neighborhood, right-click on the desired drive, and click Properties.

    • C. 

      Open the System applet from the Control Panel and select Device Manager.

    • D. 

      Open the System applet from the Control Panel and click the Format tab.

  • 23. 
    You are using Windows 98. You want to launch the Windows IP Configuration tool to see your currently assigned IP address. What command should you use in the Run dialog box?
    • A. 

      WIPCFG

    • B. 

      IPCONFIG

    • C. 

      WINIPCONFIG

    • D. 

      WINIPCFG

    • E. 

      IPWINCFG

  • 24. 
    You have been experiencing problems with a Windows 98 computer that does not shut down correctly. Whenever the system is not shut down correctly, you want ScanDisk to run immediately with no delay the next time Windows 98 starts. Which file do you need to edit?
    • A. 

      WIN.COM

    • B. 

      AUTOEXEC.BAT

    • C. 

      IO.SYS

    • D. 

      MSDOS.SYS

  • 25. 
    What is the purpose of the Automatic Skip Driver utility in Windows 98 and Me?
    • A. 

      It helps prevent skipping on CDs and DVDs by storing upcoming data.

    • B. 

      Setup uses it to determine what to load in Safe Mode.

    • C. 

      It flags drivers that have caused Windows to stop responding so that they can be bypassed during subsequent system loads.

    • D. 

      Windows uses this driver to mark bad areas on a hard drive and to skip them during subsequent writes to the hard drive.