Can You Pass This Hardest CompTIA A+ Practice Computer Exam?

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A Plus Practice Quizzes & Trivia

The CompTIA A+ Practice test is meant to assess your knowledge of working of Computer's software, hardware, and Networking in daily work. Whether you are a student or a professional, this quiz will help you out to learn new technical terms. Take your time. So, be ready to face the challenge and try to score more. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not a hive in the Windows Registry?
    • A. 

      HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

    • B. 

      HKEY_RESOURCES

    • C. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

    • D. 

      HKEY_USERS

    • E. 

      HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG

  • 2. 
    Select two power options for a laptop
    • A. 

      Docking station

    • B. 

      Battery

    • C. 

      AC power

    • D. 

      Cooling pad

    • E. 

      USB

  • 3. 
    Where would you find the Degauze utility for a monitor?
    • A. 

      On the monitor

    • B. 

      In Windows display

    • C. 

      On the Graphics card

    • D. 

      USB

  • 4. 
    How many bits are there in a Rambus memory module?
    • A. 

      8 bits

    • B. 

      16 bits

    • C. 

      32 bits

    • D. 

      64 bits

    • E. 

      24 bits

  • 5. 
    What is the speed for IEEE 802.11g?
    • A. 

      5.4Mbps

    • B. 

      11MBps

    • C. 

      54MBps

    • D. 

      54Mbps

    • E. 

      1.5Mbps

  • 6. 
    Printer, files, and e-mail can all be categorized as_____________?
    • A. 

      Office equipment

    • B. 

      Protocols

    • C. 

      Peer-to-peer networking

    • D. 

      Resources

  • 7. 
    Which technology uses a physical characteristic to establish identity?
    • A. 

      Surveillance

    • B. 

      Smart Card

    • C. 

      Biometrics

    • D. 

      Working copies

    • E. 

      Certificate

  • 8. 
    Which topology uses a cetralized device to connect a network?
    • A. 

      Mesh

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Bus

  • 9. 
    How would you descibe an older fax machine?
    • A. 

      A lazer printer

    • B. 

      Impact printer

    • C. 

      Thermal printer

    • D. 

      Dye-Sublimation printer

  • 10. 
    Which is faster?
    • A. 

      USB1

    • B. 

      Firewire

    • C. 

      IR

  • 11. 
    Define a class B Subnet Mask
    • A. 

      127.0.0.1

    • B. 

      225.225.0.0

    • C. 

      255.225.167.0

    • D. 

      255.255.0.0

    • E. 

      0.255.0.255

  • 12. 
    How wide is a AGP bus
    • A. 

      64 bits

    • B. 

      32 bits

    • C. 

      8 bits

    • D. 

      16 bits

  • 13. 
    What does checksum mean?
    • A. 

      Memory low

    • B. 

      Cmos battery low

    • C. 

      Contrast ratio

    • D. 

      Pixel pitch

    • E. 

      Chip creep

  • 14. 
    Which 2 of the following are today's best choices for Graphics cards?
    • A. 

      ISA

    • B. 

      PCI

    • C. 

      PCIe

    • D. 

      AGP

    • E. 

      MCA

  • 15. 
    WPAN is also known as_____?
    • A. 

      IR

    • B. 

      Bluethooth

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      Bus

  • 16. 
    A Piconet is limited to how many devices?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      127

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      7

  • 17. 
    What color is a PS/2 mouse port
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Purple

    • D. 

      Yellow

    • E. 

      White

  • 18. 
    Laptops are__________ more expensive than Desktops
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      80%

    • E. 

      70%

  • 19. 
    In which step of the laser printing process does a uniform -600VDC charge get applied to the EP drum?
    • A. 

      Conditioning

    • B. 

      Charging

    • C. 

      Writing

    • D. 

      Transfering

    • E. 

      Developing

  • 20. 
    Select all the elements that can damage your laser printer
    • A. 

      Heat

    • B. 

      Light

    • C. 

      Ozone

    • D. 

      Ammonia

  • 21. 
    Which account do hackers often target on a database application?
    • A. 

      Root

    • B. 

      Database local account

    • C. 

      Supervisor

    • D. 

      Administrator/Systems

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not a type of printer?
    • A. 

      Bubble-jet

    • B. 

      Dot-matrix

    • C. 

      Scanjet

    • D. 

      Laser

  • 23. 
    Which wireless protocol is an improvement on WEP?
    • A. 

      WAP

    • B. 

      WPA

    • C. 

      WEP2

    • D. 

      EPP

    • E. 

      ECP

  • 24. 
    Floppy drive power connecter use_________ connectors
    • A. 

      Molex

    • B. 

      P8 P9

    • C. 

      P1

    • D. 

      Berg

  • 25. 
    How would you define a NIC
    • A. 

      RJ11

    • B. 

      RJ45

    • C. 

      RJ66

    • D. 

      DA15

    • E. 

      DB25

  • 26. 
    USB2 operates at________ Mbps
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      400

    • C. 

      480

    • D. 

      800

    • E. 

      1.5

  • 27. 
    Which is more expensive?
    • A. 

      Peltier cooling

    • B. 

      Water cooling

    • C. 

      Air cooling

  • 28. 
    Which motherboard design style is most popular?
    • A. 

      ATX

    • B. 

      NLX

    • C. 

      BTX

    • D. 

      Baby AT

    • E. 

      AT

  • 29. 
    What type of expansion slot is almost always used for high speed, 3D grapics video cards?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      AGP

    • C. 

      ISA

    • D. 

      PCI

  • 30. 
    How thich is a Type I card
    • A. 

      10.5mm

    • B. 

      3mm

    • C. 

      3.3mm

    • D. 

      5mm

    • E. 

      5.5mm

  • 31. 
    How do you access the Task managwer in Windows XP?
    • A. 

      Shift+Del

    • B. 

      Ctrl+Alt+Del

    • C. 

      Tab+Esc

    • D. 

      Alt+Tab+Shift

  • 32. 
    Which is not a OSI model Layer?
    • A. 

      Network-link Layer

    • B. 

      Application Layer

    • C. 

      Session Layer

    • D. 

      Data-link Layer

    • E. 

      Transport Layer

  • 33. 
    Where would you find the MAC address
    • A. 

      Network Layer

    • B. 

      Network-link Layer

    • C. 

      Application Layer

    • D. 

      Data-link Layer

    • E. 

      Transport Layer

  • 34. 
    Which topology is the easiest to modify?
    • A. 

      Token Ring

    • B. 

      Mesh

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Star

    • E. 

      Wireless

  • 35. 
    How fast is a AGP bus? choose 2
    • A. 

      8MHz

    • B. 

      33MHz

    • C. 

      66MHz

    • D. 

      133MHz

    • E. 

      250MB/s

  • 36. 
    What comes after the Charging step in a Laser printer
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Developing

    • C. 

      Writing

    • D. 

      Fusing

  • 37. 
    Which are the two Chipsets found on computers?
    • A. 

      Northbridge

    • B. 

      Westbridge

    • C. 

      Southbridge

    • D. 

      Eastbridge

  • 38. 
    Which Raid requires a minimum of three drives?
    • A. 

      RAID 1

    • B. 

      RAID 0

    • C. 

      RAID 5

  • 39. 
    Type III cards are normally used for_________
    • A. 

      Modems

    • B. 

      Memory cards

    • C. 

      Hard drives

    • D. 

      Sound cards

  • 40. 
    How many pinns does a Dot-matrix printer have? select 2
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      16

    • E. 

      50