Windows Server Quiz: Basic MCQ!

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Windows server is a trademark name for a group of server operating systems released by Microsoft. It includes all Windows operating systems called “Windows Server” but not any other Microsoft product, and it is intended to share services with multiple users. See how much you know about Windows Server and try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who manufactures and develops the Windows Server? 

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      Microsoft

    • C.

      Google

    • D.

      Amazon

    Correct Answer
    B. Microsoft
    Explanation
    Microsoft is the correct answer because they are the company that manufactures and develops the Windows Server. Apple, Google, and Amazon are all well-known technology companies, but they do not have any involvement in the production or development of the Windows Server operating system.

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  • 2. 

    What is the first 64-bit only operating system developed by Microsoft? 

    • A.

      Windows Server 2012 

    • B.

      Windows Vista 

    • C.

      Windows Server 2008

    • D.

      Windows 10

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows Server 2008
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2008 is the correct answer because it was the first operating system developed by Microsoft that exclusively supported 64-bit processors. This operating system introduced several new features and improvements over its predecessor, Windows Server 2003, and was designed to take advantage of the increased processing power and memory capabilities of 64-bit systems. Windows Server 2008 marked a significant milestone in Microsoft's operating system development, paving the way for future 64-bit only operating systems.

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  • 3. 

    Windows 7 was released in conjunction with which of these? 

    • A.

      Windows 8 R2

    • B.

      Windows 10

    • C.

      Windows Server 2008

    • D.

      Windows Vista 

    Correct Answer
    A. Windows 8 R2
    Explanation
    Windows 7 was released in conjunction with Windows 8 R2. This means that both operating systems were released around the same time or in close succession.

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  • 4. 

    What is a server running Active Directory Domain Services called?

    • A.

      A domain handler

    • B.

      A server handler

    • C.

      A domain controller

    • D.

      A server controller

    Correct Answer
    C. A domain controller
    Explanation
    A server running Active Directory Domain Services is called a domain controller. This is because a domain controller is responsible for authenticating users, managing permissions, and maintaining the directory database for a domain. It acts as the central authority for the domain and controls access to network resources.

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  • 5. 

    How many types of DNS queries are there?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    There are three types of DNS queries: recursive, iterative, and inverse. Recursive queries are sent by the client to the DNS server, requesting the server to provide the requested information or to direct the client to another DNS server. Iterative queries are sent by the DNS server to other servers until it finds the requested information or reaches the authoritative server. Inverse queries are used to find the domain name associated with a given IP address.

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  • 6. 

    Windows Server 2008 is built from the same code base as which OS? 

    • A.

      Windows 8

    • B.

      Windows 7

    • C.

      Windows Vista

    • D.

      Windows XP

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows Vista
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2008 is built from the same code base as Windows Vista. This means that both operating systems share a similar foundation and architecture. They may have similar features, functionalities, and system requirements. This code base similarity allows for better compatibility between Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista in terms of software and hardware support.

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  • 7. 

    Windows Server 2008 shares much of the same architecture and functionality with which OS? 

    • A.

      Windows 8

    • B.

      Windows 7

    • C.

      Windows Vista

    • D.

      Windows XP

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows Vista
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2008 shares much of the same architecture and functionality with Windows Vista. Both operating systems were released around the same time and were built on the same codebase, known as the Windows NT 6.0 kernel. They also have similar features and capabilities, such as the Aero graphical user interface and enhanced security measures. This allows for easier compatibility and migration between the two operating systems.

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  • 8. 

    What is the maximum number of physical processors the Windows Server 2003 Web supports? 

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2003 Web supports a maximum of 2 physical processors. This means that the operating system can efficiently utilize the processing power of up to 2 physical processors in a server.

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  • 9. 

    These are editions under the windows server 2003 except? 

    • A.

      Web

    • B.

      Enterprise

    • C.

      Datacenter

    • D.

      Data usage

    Correct Answer
    D. Data usage
    Explanation
    The given question is asking for editions under Windows Server 2003, except for one. The options provided are Web, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Data usage. Among these options, Web, Enterprise, and Datacenter are all valid editions of Windows Server 2003. However, "Data usage" is not a valid edition of Windows Server 2003, making it the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    Who developed the Windows Server 2003? 

    • A.

      Amitabh Srivastava

    • B.

      Danny Brown

    • C.

      Daniel Brown

    • D.

      Ponic Srivastava

    Correct Answer
    A. Amitabh Srivastava
    Explanation
    Amitabh Srivastava developed the Windows Server 2003.

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