MCSA 70-270 XP Exam Prep

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MCSA 70-270 XP Exam Prep - Quiz

The operating system is the key determinant of the overall functioning ability of computers such as the management of both hardware and software resources, hence an in-depth knowledge of it is required. The MCSA 70-270 XP has undergone several changes and development since its first release in 2001. So much has been upgraded about MCSA 70-270 XP. Are you in the know?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Windows XP released for retail sale?

    • A.

      February 23, 2005

    • B.

      June 8, 2003

    • C.

      March 29, 2001

    • D.

      October 25, 2001

    Correct Answer
    D. October 25, 2001
    Explanation
    Windows XP was released for retail sale on October 25, 2001.

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  • 2. 

    What operating system preceded Windows XP?

    • A.

      Windows 2000

    • B.

      Windows 2003

    • C.

      Windows 8

    • D.

      Windows 7

    Correct Answer
    A. Windows 2000
    Explanation
    Windows 2000 is the correct answer because it was the operating system that preceded Windows XP. Windows 2003, Windows 8, and Windows 7 were released after Windows XP, making them incorrect choices. Windows 2000 was the last version of the Windows NT family to be released before the introduction of Windows XP in 2001.

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  • 3. 

    What operating system succeeded Windows XP?

    • A.

      Windows 2000

    • B.

      Windows 7

    • C.

      Windows Vista

    • D.

      Windows 8

    Correct Answer
    C. Windows Vista
    Explanation
    Windows Vista succeeded Windows XP as the operating system released by Microsoft. Windows 2000 was released before Windows XP, Windows 7 was released after Windows Vista, and Windows 8 was released after Windows 7. Therefore, Windows Vista is the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    What was Windows XP formerly called?

    • A.

      Extra

    • B.

      Aero

    • C.

      Vista

    • D.

      Neptune

    Correct Answer
    D. Neptune
    Explanation
    Windows XP was originally codenamed "Neptune" during its development phase before it was officially released.

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  • 5. 

    What copy protection system was included in Windows XP?

    • A.

      Device driver

    • B.

      Task manager

    • C.

      Prefetching

    • D.

      Windows Product Activation

    Correct Answer
    D. Windows Product Activation
    Explanation
    Windows Product Activation was a copy protection system included in Windows XP. It required users to activate their copy of Windows XP within a certain timeframe, usually 30 days, after installation. Activation involved submitting a unique product key to Microsoft's servers, which would then verify its authenticity and activate the operating system. This measure was implemented to prevent unauthorized copying and distribution of Windows XP, ensuring that each installation was properly licensed.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these was not originally bundled with Windows XP?

    • A.

      Windows Messenger

    • B.

      Task Explorer 6

    • C.

      Internet Explorer 6

    • D.

      Outlook Express 6

    Correct Answer
    B. Task Explorer 6
    Explanation
    Task Explorer 6 was not originally bundled with Windows XP. Windows Messenger, Internet Explorer 6, and Outlook Express 6 were all included as part of the default software package in Windows XP. However, Task Explorer 6 was not included and had to be separately installed if needed.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is not a networking feature?

    • A.

      Network bridging

    • B.

      NAT traversal APIs

    • C.

      Teredo Tunneling

    • D.

      Internet Connection Sharing

    Correct Answer
    A. Network bridging
    Explanation
    Network bridging is not a networking feature. Network bridging is a technique used to connect two or more network segments together, creating a larger network. It is used to extend the network coverage and improve network performance. On the other hand, NAT traversal APIs, Teredo Tunneling, and Internet Connection Sharing are all networking features. NAT traversal APIs allow devices behind NATs to establish communication with external networks, Teredo Tunneling enables IPv6 connectivity over an IPv4 network, and Internet Connection Sharing allows multiple devices to share a single internet connection.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these is absent in Windows XP?

    • A.

      Fax Viewer

    • B.

      Windows Explorer

    • C.

      Reboot File Crotrol

    • D.

      Windows Explorer

    Correct Answer
    C. Reboot File Crotrol
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Reboot File Crotrol." This is because "Reboot File Crotrol" is not a feature or component that is present in Windows XP. Windows XP does have Fax Viewer and Windows Explorer, which are both included in the operating system. Therefore, the absence of "Reboot File Crotrol" makes it the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these was not removed in Windows XP?

    • A.

      NetBEUI

    • B.

      Fast User Switching

    • C.

      Service Pack 3

    • D.

      Service Pack 2

    Correct Answer
    B. Fast User Switching
    Explanation
    Fast User Switching was not removed in Windows XP. Fast User Switching is a feature in Windows XP that allows multiple users to log in to the same computer and switch between user accounts without logging off. This feature was introduced in Windows XP and continued to be available in later versions of Windows.

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  • 10. 

    How many editions of Windows XP was released to retail?

    • A.

      One edition

    • B.

      Two editions

    • C.

      Three editions

    • D.

      Five editions

    Correct Answer
    B. Two editions
    Explanation
    Windows XP was released in two editions to retail: Windows XP Home Edition and Windows XP Professional Edition. The Home Edition was targeted towards home users, while the Professional Edition was designed for business and power users. These two editions had different features and capabilities, catering to the specific needs of different user groups.

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