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Windows Server is the name given to a group of server operating systems owned by Microsoft. One of the major releases of the Windows Server operating systems is the Windows Server 2012 that was initially released in August 2012. Below is a quiz to test your knowledge on the Windows Server 2012


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was the first Windows server edition to be released by Microsoft? 

    • A.

      Windows NT 3.1

    • B.

      Windows Server 2009

    • C.

      Windows Server 2003

    • D.

      Windows Server 2012

    Correct Answer
    A. Windows NT 3.1
    Explanation
    Windows NT 3.1 was the first Windows server edition to be released by Microsoft. This version was introduced in 1993 and marked the beginning of Microsoft's server operating system line. It provided a more robust and secure platform for networked environments compared to previous versions of Windows. With its release, Microsoft aimed to target the enterprise market and provide a reliable server solution.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these products ran on Windows Server 2012? 

    • A.

      Xbox

    • B.

      Office 365

    • C.

      Bing 

    • D.

      Skydrive

    Correct Answer
    C. Bing 
    Explanation
    Bing ran on Windows Server 2012 because it is a search engine developed by Microsoft and it is designed to run on Windows operating systems. Windows Server 2012 is one of the operating systems that supports Bing.

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  • 3. 

    What day was Windows Server 2003 released? 

    • A.

      April 14, 2003

    • B.

      April 20, 2003

    • C.

      April 28, 2003

    • D.

      April 24, 2003

    Correct Answer
    D. April 24, 2003
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2003 was released on April 24, 2003.

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  • 4. 

    What is the codename for windows server 2008? 

    • A.

      Windows 8

    • B.

      Windows Vista 

    • C.

      Longhorn

    • D.

      Robin 

    Correct Answer
    C. Longhorn
    Explanation
    Longhorn is the correct codename for Windows Server 2008. Codenames are used during the development phase of a software product to refer to it before it is officially released. Windows Server 2008 was internally referred to as "Longhorn" before its release, hence it is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    What is the minimum CPU speed for the installation of Windows Server 2008 64bit 

    • A.

      2GHz

    • B.

      1GHz

    • C.

      1.4GHz

    • D.

      1.3GHz

    Correct Answer
    C. 1.4GHz
    Explanation
    The minimum CPU speed required for the installation of Windows Server 2008 64bit is 1.4GHz. This means that the processor must have a clock speed of at least 1.4GHz in order to properly run the operating system.

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  • 6. 

    When was the start date for the support status of Windows Server 2012 in the year 2013? 

    • A.

      October 24

    • B.

      October 30

    • C.

      October 30

    • D.

      November 21

    Correct Answer
    C. October 30
    Explanation
    The correct answer is October 30. This means that the support status for Windows Server 2012 started on October 30 in the year 2013.

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  • 7. 

    The extended support for the Windows Server 2012 is valid until when? 

    • A.

      2020

    • B.

      2021

    • C.

      2025

    • D.

      2023

    Correct Answer
    D. 2023
    Explanation
    The extended support for Windows Server 2012 is valid until 2023. This means that Microsoft will provide updates, patches, and technical support for this version of Windows Server until that year. After 2023, Microsoft will no longer offer these services, so it is recommended to upgrade to a newer version of Windows Server to ensure continued support and security updates.

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  • 8. 

    When was the Windows Server 2012 R2 Update released? 

    • A.

      June 2016

    • B.

      June 2015

    • C.

      October 2013

    • D.

      April 2014

    Correct Answer
    C. October 2013
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2012 R2 Update was released in October 2013.

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  • 9. 

    How many test builds were made public, before Windows Server 2012 was finalized?   

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      7

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
  • 10. 

    During the installation of a Windows Server, the computer might_____

    • A.

      Reboot

    • B.

      Shutdown

    • C.

      Crash

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Reboot
    Explanation
    During the installation of a Windows Server, the computer might reboot. This is because the installation process often requires the computer to restart in order to apply changes and updates. Rebooting allows the system to finalize the installation and ensure that all necessary components are properly configured. It is a common occurrence during the installation process and helps to ensure a successful installation of the Windows Server operating system.

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