Microsoft Windows Xp Professional 70-270 Exam: Practice Questions Set B

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Read and accept the licensing agreement.

    • B. 

      Select Setup Windows XP Professional from the installation CD.

    • C. 

      Start the computer from CD.

    • D. 

      Partition and format the hard drive.

    • E. 

      Select a partition on the hard drive for the installation.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The client for Microsoft Networks

    • B. 

      Configuring a Static IP address

    • C. 

      File Sharing and Printer Sharing for Microsoft Networks

    • D. 

      TCP/IP

    • E. 

      DHCP

  • 3. 
    You wish to install Windows XP Professional in an automated setup. What is the correct syntax for activating Windows XP Professional?
    • A. 

      [AutoActivate] Answer=yes

    • B. 

      [Unattend] AutoActivate=yes

    • C. 

      [Activation] AutoAnswer=yes

    • D. 

      [Activation] Action=yes

    • E. 

      [Activate] Unattended=yes

  • 4. 
    You have several Windows XP Professional installations to perform. You wish to create an answer file. The easiest way to do this is to use which wizard?
    • A. 

      The Answer File Wizard

    • B. 

      The UDF Wizard

    • C. 

      The Setup Manager Wizard

    • D. 

      The Setup Configuration Wizard

    • E. 

      The AutoInstall Wizard

  • 5. 
    You have updated a device driver for a computer running Windows XP Professional, but you now experience system problems. What should you do to correct the problem?
    • A. 

      Restart the computer.

    • B. 

      Remove the device driver you updated and reinstall it.

    • C. 

      Roll back the device driver you installed to the previous driver.

    • D. 

      Using the Add Hardware Wizard, remove and reinstall the hardware with the updated device driver.

    • E. 

      Verify that the device driver was signed by Microsoft and reinstall it.

  • 6. 
    Identify three possible ways to use the Device Manager to troubleshoot a malfunctioning system.
    • A. 

      The Device Manager can identify resource conflicts.

    • B. 

      The Device Manager will identify out-of-date drivers.

    • C. 

      The Device Manager can identify devices that are not functioning.

    • D. 

      The Device Manager will remove identify and remove conflicting devices.

    • E. 

      The Device Manager can disable suspect devices.

  • 7. 
    In Windows XP, which disk properties can you view with Disk Management?
    • A. 

      The volume label

    • B. 

      The used and available disk space.

    • C. 

      Compression that's been applied to the drive.

    • D. 

      Whether the drive should be indexed.

    • E. 

      Disk status.

  • 8. 
    One of your users needs to save large files does not want to fill up the local hard drive. What is the best option to offer the user in this case?
    • A. 

      Purchase a larger primary disk drive for the user.

    • B. 

      Create a mount point on the C drive to allow the user to save her files there.

    • C. 

      Purchase removable media for the user.

    • D. 

      Create a mount point for a storage volume on a different drive.

    • E. 

      Use compression to reduce the amount of disk space needed for files.

  • 9. 
    Which statement is true about the NTFS file system?
    • A. 

      Once you have converted an NTFS file volume to FAT32, it cannot be returned to an NTFS volume.

    • B. 

      Once you have converted a FAT32 file system to NTFS, you may not convert it back to FAT32 without reformatting the volume.

    • C. 

      The NTFS file system is preferred for all dual booting systems.

    • D. 

      The NTFS file systm is supported by Windows 95.

    • E. 

      The NTFS file system is supported by Windows 98

  • 10. 
    Which of the following three statements are true about compressed files?
    • A. 

      Compressing a folder does not automatically compress the files within it.

    • B. 

      Encrypted files cannot be compressed.

    • C. 

      To change the compression state of a file, the user must have write permissions for the file.

    • D. 

      When a compressed file is copied to a compressed folder, the copied file is decompressed.

    • E. 

      When the user requests a compressed file, he must also request that the system uncompress it.

  • 11. 
    You believe that a memory module in a computer has gone bad. How can you test this using Windows XP Professional?
    • A. 

      Use the /maxmem:n switch in the boot.ini to indicate how much memory should be loaded. The computer will report discrepancies when it reboots.

    • B. 

      Use the /installmem:n switch in the computer. The computer will report how much memory is installed in the computer.

    • C. 

      Open the computer. Remove and reinstall the memory modules. Reboot to see if you're still having problems.

    • D. 

      Locate the suspected chip, based on how much memory the computer is reporting. Install that module into Slot 0 to see if the computer boots.

    • E. 

      Use the /memcheck switch in the boot.ini file. The computer verify that each memory location is accessible and report.

  • 12. 
    You are preparing to make changes to a 32-bit computer that is operating normally. You are concerned that your changes may negatively affect the operating system. You would like to be able to start, stop and reconfigure services that are affected by your changes. What can you do to ensure that you can recover the operating system if your changes don't work?
    • A. 

      Back up your system prior to making changes and restore it if your changes don't work.

    • B. 

      Install the recovery console from CD-ROM. Type \i386\winnt32.exe cmdcons

    • C. 

      Boot your system from CD and make your configuration changes. Then reboot from the hard disk.

    • D. 

      Install the recovery console from CD-ROM. Type \ia64\winnt32.exe cmdcons

    • E. 

      Boot into safe mode and undo your configuration changes. Restart the computer.

  • 13. 
    Several users have accounts on a single computer and they all use the same programs. How would you configure the Start Menu for all users of a particular workstation?
    • A. 

      Log on as the local administrator. Modify the Default User profile to include the desired programs in the start menu and assign the modified profile to all local users.

    • B. 

      Create a mandatory user profile that includes the desired programs in the Start menu. Assign this profile to all users of this system.

    • C. 

      Right-click Start and select User Start Menu Preferences. Create a folder and add programs or shortcuts.

    • D. 

      Right-click Start and select Customize All Users. Create a folder and add programs or shortcuts.

    • E. 

      Right click Start and click Open All Users. Create a folder and add programs or shortcuts.

  • 14. 
    Identify the two true statements about host names in Windows XP Professional
    • A. 

      A host name is assigned to the computer by the local name server.

    • B. 

      Ping must have a host name in order to work properly.

    • C. 

      A host can have more than one name.

    • D. 

      A server may only have one unique hostname.

    • E. 

      The NETBIOS name of a host changes when the host name changes.

  • 15. 
    You would like to look at the network configuration for a host on which you are working. What is the best tool to use?
    • A. 

      Ping

    • B. 

      Tracert

    • C. 

      Ipconfig

    • D. 

      Pathping

    • E. 

      Arp

  • 16. 
    Which of the following two statements about the Microsoft Management Console are true?
    • A. 

      Extensions to the Microsoft Management Console are called plug-ins.

    • B. 

      The Microsoft Management Console provides a standard way to create, save and open administrative tools.

    • C. 

      Consoles can only be stored locally.

    • D. 

      The Microsoft Management Console provides management functions for computers running Windows XP Professional.

    • E. 

      Within the Microsoft Management Console are administrative tools, also called snap-ins.

  • 17. 
    You want to use a smart card to authenticate users for certain functions. What kind of authentication will you enable to allow this device to work?
    • A. 

      EAP

    • B. 

      MS-CHAP

    • C. 

      MS-CHAP2

    • D. 

      CHAP

    • E. 

      MD5-CHAP

  • 18. 
    A user that you support has to deliver a speech and plans to use his laptop for audiovisual support. He does not know whether he will be able to plug in his laptop for his talk. What would be the best power scheme for this user?
    • A. 

      Always On

    • B. 

      Minimal Power

    • C. 

      Portable/Laptop

    • D. 

      Max Battery

    • E. 

      Presentation

  • 19. 
    You are the administrator for a computer that has several hard disks. For optimal performance on this computer, where should the paging file reside?
    • A. 

      The paging file should reside on the boot disk.

    • B. 

      The paging file should reside somewhere on the same physical disk as the operating system.

    • C. 

      The paging file should reside on the same partition as the OS.

    • D. 

      The paging file should reside on a disk that does not contain the operating system.

    • E. 

      The paging file should be kept on a dynamic volume.