A Plus 701 Mock 1

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following can you use to start the print spooler from the command prompt?
    • A. 

      Start /spooler

    • B. 

      Run /spooler

    • C. 

      Net start spooler

    • D. 

      Spooler.com

  • 2. 
    A computer has a female DB15 socket with three rows of five sockets. This connection is used for ______.
    • A. 

      A joystick/MIDI port

    • B. 

      A network adapter port

    • C. 

      A printer port

    • D. 

      A VGA/SVGA video adapter

  • 3. 
    Which network medium is the least susceptible to EMI or signal capture?
    • A. 

      Coaxial

    • B. 

      Fibre-optic

    • C. 

      Shielded twisted-pair

    • D. 

      Unshielded twisted-pair

  • 4. 
    You plug in a new USB barcode reader into your PC and the computer recognises it, but the reader  does not function properly. What will MOST likely fix the problem?
    • A. 

      Reinstall the Operating System

    • B. 

      Use another USB cable

    • C. 

      Update the software drivers

    • D. 

      Unplug other USB peripherals

  • 5. 
    What is the main difference between a Celeron and Pentium chip?
    • A. 

      A Celeron chip has the HyperThreading feature built-in

    • B. 

      A Celeron chip has less cache than a similar speed Pentium chip

    • C. 

      A Celeron chip has support for virtualisation (Intel-VT)

    • D. 

      A Celeron chip is more expensive than a similar speed Pentium chip

  • 6. 
    You need to troubleshoot a problem related to DirectX. What would be the BEST tool to use?
    • A. 

      MSCONFIG

    • B. 

      MSINFO32

    • C. 

      REGEDIT

    • D. 

      DXDIAG

  • 7. 
    You have purchased new a Desktop PC which you are going to use for learning virtualization technologies. You install 16GB of RAM in order to provide RAM for several virtual machines.       Which of the following Desktop Operating Systems would be suitable for your new PC?
    • A. 

      Windows 2000 Professional

    • B. 

      Windows Vista Home Premium 32-Bit

    • C. 

      Windows 7 Starter 32-Bit

    • D. 

      Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit

  • 8. 
    The Network Administrator has instructed you to block users from initiating Telnet connections on  their PCs to remote hosts. What port must you block on the company’s firewall?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      110

  • 9. 
    A customer has two base units. She uses one as a server and another to run her SQL development  platform. She only has one keyboard, mouse and LCD monitor. You need to recommend a solution to  allow her to administer both computers. What do you suggest?
    • A. 

      Buy another mouse, keyboard and monitor.

    • B. 

      Buy a KVM (Keyboard, Video Mouse) switch

    • C. 

      Tell her that she needs to unplug/plug her hardware when she wants to switch PCs

    • D. 

      Buy a SLI graphics card

  • 10. 
    BitLocker Drive encryption technology can store its cryptographic key in a special chip on the motherboard. What is this chip called?  
    • A. 

      BIOS

    • B. 

      TPM

    • C. 

      CMOS

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 11. 
    You are installing a shared printer from the Windows Print Server on your Windows client. You  receive an error which states that the 64 bit driver is not available. You need to install the printer as  soon as possible. What should you do?  
    • A. 

      Download the 32 bit driver from the manufacturer's website.

    • B. 

      Turn the printer on and off again.

    • C. 

      Download the 64 bit driver from the manufacturer's website.

    • D. 

      Get the drivers from your Windows product disc

  • 12. 
    In which of the following is a CR2032 battery MOST often found?
    • A. 

      Tablet

    • B. 

      Desktop

    • C. 

      Notebook

    • D. 

      Bluetooth Mouse

  • 13. 
    Which of the following security technologies gives the BEST protection for a wireless network?  
    • A. 

      WEP

    • B. 

      WPA2

    • C. 

      Disable MAC Filtering

    • D. 

      Enable SSID Broadcast

  • 14. 
    Which command displays the current version of OS that you’re running?
    • A. 

      WINVER

    • B. 

      APPWIZ.cpl

    • C. 

      CHKDSK

    • D. 

      MSCONFIG

  • 15. 
    Which of the following options is the BEST way to fix a CRT monitor that has suffered from magnetic interference?  
    • A. 

      Degauss the monitor

    • B. 

      Use another power cable

    • C. 

      Plug it into a different wall socket

    • D. 

      This problem cannot be fixed and the monitor needs to be replaced

  • 16. 
    What is the minimum amount of RAM needed to install Vista Home Basic?
    • A. 

      64 MB

    • B. 

      128 MB

    • C. 

      512 MB

    • D. 

      1024 MB

  • 17. 
    Users are having trouble accessing resources by computer or host name. Which device is causing the problem?  
    • A. 

      DHCP Server

    • B. 

      DNS Server

    • C. 

      IIS Server

    • D. 

      Firewall

  • 18. 
    Which component is always located on the CPU and accelerates the processing of instructions?  
    • A. 

      L1 cache

    • B. 

      L2 cache

    • C. 

      Heat Sink

    • D. 

      Address bus

  • 19. 
    Cara is currently replacing a DVD drive inside a PC. While trying to screw the DVD drive in, a screw falls inside the computer case. Which tool should Cara use to retrieve the screw?  
    • A. 

      Multimeter

    • B. 

      Plastic Tweezers

    • C. 

      Loopback Plug

    • D. 

      Antistatic Wrist strap

  • 20. 
    What is the greatest distance that can separate a USB 2.0 device from a computer?  
    • A. 

      1.5m

    • B. 

      3m

    • C. 

      5m

    • D. 

      10m

  • 21. 
    Which event is an indication that you need to replace the CMOS battery?
    • A. 

      Parity errors occur at startup

    • B. 

      Hard disk fails

    • C. 

      Power supply fails

    • D. 

      Computer’s internal clock loses time at startup

  • 22. 
    In Windows XP, in which registry hive is the control set data stored?
    • A. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SAM

    • B. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SECURITY

    • C. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM

    • D. 

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE

  • 23. 
    How would you troubleshoot a system that becomes unstable after running a system update?  
    • A. 

      Use Safe Mode to boot the system and then re-install the system using the NTBACKUP.

    • B. 

      Work from a known, working restore point to restore the system.

    • C. 

      Use the Last Known Good Configuration and boot the system.

    • D. 

      Check which changes are recorded in the System Information application.

  • 24. 
    Which printing technology is most commonly associated with till receipts?
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Ink Jet

    • C. 

      Dot Matrix

    • D. 

      Thermal

  • 25. 
    Which of the following will you use to invoke the IPCONFIG command?
    • A. 

      CMD

    • B. 

      MMC

    • C. 

      MAC

    • D. 

      DLL

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