A+ Plus CompTIA Practice Exam

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This Quiz is for Studying for A+ CompTIA Certification oh it is based on 220-601


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are SCSI types that allow for 16 devices, including theadapter, to be connected on a single shared cable?
    • A. 

      Ultra Wide SCSI

    • B. 

      Fast SCSI

    • C. 

      Ultra SCSI

    • D. 

      Fast Wide SCSI

    • E. 

      Ultra 2 SCSI

  • 2. 
    What do you call the part of a CD-ROM drive's head assembly that moves acrossthe disk to read it?
    • A. 

      Read/Write Actuator

    • B. 

      The Mechanical Frame.

    • C. 

      The Head Actuator

    • D. 

      The Disk Spindle

  • 3. 
    Which of the following BEST describes the difference between the "baby" AT andATX motherboards?
    • A. 

      The "baby" AT motherboard allows for the installation of more than two full-length expansion cards whereas the ATX motherboard allows for only one or two.

    • B. 

      The processor, memory, and expansion slots are all in line with each other on a "baby" AT motherboard, whereas the ATX motherboard has the processor and memory slots at right angles to the expansion cards.

    • C. 

      The ATX motherboard allows for the installation of more than two full-length expansion cards, whereas the "baby" AT allows for only one or two.

    • D. 

      The "baby" AT motherboard has a 20-pin power connector while the ATX has a 12-pin power connector.

  • 4. 
    What is clock speed of the AGPx8 expansion slot?
    • A. 

      66 MHz

    • B. 

      133 MHz

    • C. 

      266 MHz

    • D. 

      533 MHz

  • 5. 
    Which of the following components on the motherboard usually house the IDEconnectors?
    • A. 

      PCI bus.

    • B. 

      North Bridge.

    • C. 

      ISA bus

    • D. 

      South Bridge.

  • 6. 
    Certkiller .com wants to connect multiple peripheral devices such as, printer,keyboard and mouse to a laptop. Select from below the best wireless technologyCertkiller .com should use.
    • A. 

      802.11x

    • B. 

      Bluetooth

    • C. 

      ADSL

    • D. 

      IrDA

  • 7. 
    The MOST common video RAM technology on laptop video cards would be ______.
    • A. 

      DDR SDRAM

    • B. 

      SODIMM

    • C. 

      SIMM

    • D. 

      DIMM

  • 8. 
    The memory on a Certkiller .com laptop is upgraded but the keyboard does notfunction, however the touchpad is working. Explain the most likely cause of this bychoosing from the following.
    • A. 

      The RAM is not seated properly.

    • B. 

      The keyboard connector must be replaced.

    • C. 

      The RAM type is incorrect.

    • D. 

      The keyboard connector is not seated properly.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the component that allows you to manage files anddirectories on a Windows 2000 computer?
    • A. 

      Control Panel

    • B. 

      Windows Explorer

    • C. 

      File Manager

    • D. 

      Device Manager

  • 10. 
    Of the following methods, which is valid for creating a new folder in WindowsExplorer?
    • A. 

      Edit, Create, New, Folder.

    • B. 

      View, Options, New, Folder

    • C. 

      Double click in Display Window.

    • D. 

      Right Click in Display Window, New, Folder.

  • 11. 
    In which of the following is the output from a power supply rated?
    • A. 

      Voltage.

    • B. 

      Watts.

    • C. 

      Hertz.

    • D. 

      Ohms.

  • 12. 
    Which two of the following describes the number of pins normally associated withDual Inline Memory Modules (DIMMs)? (Select TWO.)
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      144

    • D. 

      168

    • E. 

      184

  • 13. 
    While installing an IDE device, you find that the cable to connect the IDE device isnot keyed. Which of the following should you do? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Locate the red stripe on the cable, and connect to the device with the red stripe lining up to pin #1.

    • B. 

      Attach cable any way that fits.

    • C. 

      If there is also no red stripe, Locate the blue stripe on the cable, and connect to the device with the blue stripe lining up to pin #1.

    • D. 

      Purchase a new cable.

  • 14. 
    A second hard disk drive which was recently installed on a Certkiller .com computeris not being recognized by the system. All the cables and jumper settings are inorder. What can the technician do to locate the cause of this problem?
    • A. 

      Verify that the hard disk drive has been formatted.

    • B. 

      Update or repair the MBR

    • C. 

      Verify that the hard disk drive has an active partition

    • D. 

      Verify that the BIOS has been configured to detect a second hard disk drive.

  • 15. 
    A CertKiller.com technician upgrades the video driver on a Windows XPcomputer. Now the computer will not boot up properly. What should the techniciando FIRST?
    • A. 

      Revert to the Last Known Good Configuration

    • B. 

      Run the Recovery Console

    • C. 

      Start the computer in Safe Mode and Roll Back the driver

    • D. 

      Re-install the operating system.

  • 16. 
    Which of the following could have caused your two new IDE devices that is installedon the second IDE controller, not to function? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Both devices are jumpered as master.

    • B. 

      The ribbon cable does not have a twist in it.

    • C. 

      Both devices are jumpered as slave.

    • D. 

      The red striped cable is connected to pin # 1.

  • 17. 
    What is the best thing to do if your power supply is not functioning?
    • A. 

      Send it to an electrical technician

    • B. 

      Try to fix it yourself

    • C. 

      Replace the power supply.

    • D. 

      Replace the computer.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is the FIRST thing you should check when a new IDE harddrive is not recognized?
    • A. 

      The BIOS.

    • B. 

      The cabling

    • C. 

      The jumper settings

    • D. 

      The drive.

  • 19. 
    Which of the following could cause a Certkiller .com computer to automaticallyreboot?
    • A. 

      An overheating CPU.

    • B. 

      A five second power failure.

    • C. 

      Insufficient Memory.

    • D. 

      A new set of software installed

  • 20. 
    Which of the following should be included when performing preventivemaintenance of hardware? (Select TWO.)
    • A. 

      Checking environmental conditions

    • B. 

      Ensuring hardware compatibility

    • C. 

      Replacing cables

    • D. 

      Checking for visual defects.

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