CompTIA A+ Basic Practice Test! Trivia Quiz

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A Plus Practice Quizzes & Trivia

This is an essential practice test for CompTIA A+ Hardware for computer geeks. Do you have enough technical knowledge when it comes to computer Hardware? Can you resolve any troubleshooting issues? If yes, then prove yourself by taking 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. 
    You have just been hired as a field technician with a computer support company. Which of the following types of motherboards are you most likely to see more than others while on the job?
    • A. 

      AT

    • B. 

      Pico BTX

    • C. 

      BTX

    • D. 

      LPX

    • E. 

      ATX

  • 2. 
    Which of the motherboards uses a riser card for providing expansion slots?
    • A. 

      LPX

    • B. 

      HTX

    • C. 

      AT

    • D. 

      NLX

    • E. 

      Baby AT

  • 3. 
    Acronym for SCSI
    • A. 

      Small Computer System Interconnect

    • B. 

      Small Computer Serial Interface

    • C. 

      Serial Computer System Interconnect

    • D. 

      System Computer Serial Internet

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is your first action when windows report that your hard drive is developing bad sectors?
    • A. 

      Run Scandisk

    • B. 

      Run Secclean from DOS

    • C. 

      Run defragmentation

    • D. 

      Replace hard drive

    • E. 

      Run Scdisk

  • 5. 
    What is the major design difference between Pentium 1 and Pentium 2
    • A. 

      Pipeline cache size

    • B. 

      Capacitor size

    • C. 

      High core memory

    • D. 

      Branch Prediction unit

    • E. 

      Memory

  • 6. 
    Which of the following ports supports the maximum number of devices.
    • A. 

      Parallel

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      Firewire

    • D. 

      Serial

    • E. 

      IR

  • 7. 
    If your computer boots from SCSI interface which of the Windows files is loaded?
    • A. 

      BOOTSECT.DOS

    • B. 

      BOOT.INI

    • C. 

      NTBOOTDD.SYS

    • D. 

      HAL.DLL

    • E. 

      NTSCSIBOOT.SYS

  • 8. 
    What is the best method for preventing social engineering attacks?
    • A. 

      User education

    • B. 

      Security tokens

    • C. 

      Encrption

    • D. 

      Biometric devices

    • E. 

      Firewalls

  • 9. 
    What should do with batteries that are no longer useful?
    • A. 

      Recycle them

    • B. 

      Put them in trash

    • C. 

      Flush them

    • D. 

      Burn them in a safe place

    • E. 

      Donate them