A+ Practice Test

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A+  Practice Test - Quiz

This will be a 70 question practice test for the Comptia A+ certification exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A motherboard can integrate which types of components: (more than 1 are correct)
    • A. 

      Video

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Sound

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 2. 
    Z.I.F. stands for:
  • 3. 
    Level 2 (L2) Cache is located on the CPU.     
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Non-Volatile memory will retain anything stored after power is removed from the system.   (only 1 is correct)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    7.      What does the acronym SCSI stand for?
  • 6. 
    7.      Parity adds an extra bit for error checking, which bit is created?  (only 1 is correct)
    • A. 

      7th bit

    • B. 

      8th bit

    • C. 

      9th bit

    • D. 

      10th bit

  • 7. 
    Which standard for RAM is faster and cheaper? 
    • A. 

      Non-ECC

    • B. 

      ECC

  • 8. 
    The acronym “O.E.M.” stands for:
  • 9. 
    The ZIF socket contains which part of the motherboard?  (only 1 is correct)
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      PCI

    • D. 

      AGP

  • 10. 
    How many megabytes (MB) are in a gigabyte (GB)?   (approximate)  (only 1 is correct)
    • A. 

      10 MB

    • B. 

      100 MB

    • C. 

      1000 MB

    • D. 

      1,000,000 MB

  • 11. 
    What does the acronym RAID stand for?
  • 12. 
    Which of the following are examples of removable media?
    • A. 

      CD-ROM Drive

    • B. 

      USB Flash Drive

    • C. 

      Printer

    • D. 

      RAM

    • E. 

      DVD

  • 13. 
    What are 3 basic personal computer components:  (Inside the case)
  • 14. 
    POST stands for:
    • A. 

      Pre-Optional Standard Test

    • B. 

      Processor Option Standard Test

    • C. 

      Power On Self Test

    • D. 

      Processor Output Standard Test

  • 15. 
    Name one type of computer case types:
  • 16. 
    What is the function of RAID 1?
    • A. 

      Mirror Disks

    • B. 

      Striping of Disks

    • C. 

      Duplexing Disks

  • 17. 
    GUI stands for:
  • 18. 
    Windows is an  __________  driven operating system which keeps a log that can be audited.
  • 19. 
    Windows XP is an example of a client operating system.
    • A. 

      Ture

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Windows 98 is an example of a client operating system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    RJ45 is an example of what type of cable?
    • A. 

      Phone Line

    • B. 

      Ethernet

    • C. 

      Cable

    • D. 

      Coaxial

    • E. 

      BNC

  • 22. 
    The definition of a network is:  (only 1 correct answer)
    • A. 

      2 or more computers sharing information

    • B. 

      Multiple computers connected to share data

    • C. 

      The Internet

    • D. 

      Something large companies use

  • 23. 
    What command must you type to open / write / edit the windows registry:
    • A. 

      Regsrv32

    • B. 

      Registry

    • C. 

      Reg32

    • D. 

      Regedit

  • 24. 
    What command will allow you to see if a host device returns a response:  (From DOS)
    • A. 

      ARP

    • B. 

      Regedit

    • C. 

      Command (CMD)

    • D. 

      Ping

    • E. 

      Resolve

  • 25. 
    What will allow you to get to a DOS prompt on Windows XP?   (only 1 is correct)
    • A. 

      CMD

    • B. 

      DOS

    • C. 

      Regedit

    • D. 

      ARP

    • E. 

      PING

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