A Plus 701 Mock 3

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following operating systems offer Automated System Recovery (ASR)?
    • A. 

      Windows Vista

    • B. 

      Windows 2000

    • C. 

      Windows XP

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    You are working as a network technician. You are asked to troubleshoot a computer that  continuously restarts without ever getting to the Windows Desktop. Which of the following is most  likely to be the cause of the restarts?
    • A. 

      The computer is missing critical system files.

    • B. 

      The hard drive is full and Windows is unable to create a swap file.

    • C. 

      Automatic Restart on System Failure is enabled.

    • D. 

      The computer has insufficient RAM to load the Windows kernel.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following operating systems support Windows Media Center functionality?
    • A. 

      Windows Vista Home Basic

    • B. 

      Windows XP Professional 64 Bit

    • C. 

      Window Vista Home Premium

    • D. 

      Windows Vista Business

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a shortcut to access the Start menu on a computer that runs Windows 2000, XP Vista and 7?
    • A. 

      Crtl + F8

    • B. 

      Crtl + Esc

    • C. 

      Crtl + Shift

    • D. 

      Crtl + Del

  • 5. 
    SpeedStep technology dynamically lowers the speed of the CPU in order to...
    • A. 

      Overclock

    • B. 

      Save Power

    • C. 

      Throttle

    • D. 

      Read data

  • 6. 
    Where are fonts stored on a Windows 7 PC?
    • A. 

      %systemdrive%\Fonts

    • B. 

      %systemroot%\Fonts

    • C. 

      %systemroot%\Media

    • D. 

      C:\Program Files\Common Files

  • 7. 
    You are working as a Technician, and you are sent to investigate a Windows computer that displays a 'NTLDR is missing' error message. The message is displayed in a black screen right after the BIOS screen. Which of the following would be the best method to repair the problem?
    • A. 

      Press F8 during boot and enter Safe Mode with networking and reinstall storage drivers.

    • B. 

      Boot using the Last Known Good Configuration.

    • C. 

      Boot using the Recovery Console.

    • D. 

      Perform a system restore from within Safe Mode.

  • 8. 
    You are working as a Technician. You have been asked to collate a list of all the MAC address on several new computers that have recently been delivered. Which of the following Windows XP commands could you use to obtain the MAC address?
    • A. 

      WINCFG

    • B. 

      WINIPCFG

    • C. 

      IFCONFIG

    • D. 

      IPCONFIG /ALL

  • 9. 
    Which of the following features restricts access to a wireless access point to devices that have been pre-registered using a manufacturer’s physical address?
    • A. 

      Digital Certificates

    • B. 

      SSID broadcasts

    • C. 

      MAC filtering

    • D. 

      WEP keys

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    You are working as a Technician and you need to reload your operating system from a CD.  What should you do?
    • A. 

      You should modify the boot order in the BIOS.

    • B. 

      You need to modify the boot order in the current operating system.

    • C. 

      You need to modify the boot order using the command prompt.

    • D. 

      You need to modify the boot order in EPROM.

  • 12. 
    Which of the following utilities can you use to temporarily disable certain startup software and  services?
    • A. 

      The MSCONFIG utility.

    • B. 

      The Task Manager.

    • C. 

      The Event Viewer.

    • D. 

      The Windows Registry.

  • 13. 
    Which Windows Vista/7 utility can identify spyware and unwanted software?
    • A. 

      Windows DNS

    • B. 

      Windows Security Lock

    • C. 

      Windows Defender

    • D. 

      Windows Hardening Tool

  • 14. 
    Using Windows Vista a user notices a clock, sticky notes, and several other gadgets on their display.  Which following feature of Vista support gadgets?
    • A. 

      BitLocker

    • B. 

      Windows Defender

    • C. 

      Sidebar

    • D. 

      Sideshow

  • 15. 
    You work as a network technician, and a user calls to complain that her PC keeps rebooting.  What could be a cause of this problem?
    • A. 

      An overheating CPU.

    • B. 

      A missing PCI card.

    • C. 

      Memory and hard drive space limitations.

    • D. 

      A defective monitor.

    • E. 

      A Windows Update

  • 16. 
    Which of the following files starts the process of loading the operating system on the computer, and therefore needs to exist to boot Windows?
    • A. 

      NTLDR

    • B. 

      BOOT.INI

    • C. 

      NTBOOTDD.SYS

    • D. 

      NTDETECT.COM

  • 17. 
    The Network Administrator has instructed you to block users from initiating Telnet connections on to  remote hosts. What port must you block on the company’s firewall?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      20

  • 18. 
    What is the purpose of the CHKDSK command?
    • A. 

      Allows you to examine the hard drives of the computer for errors

    • B. 

      Allows you to delete any directory or sub-directory

    • C. 

      Allows you to duplicate floppy disks

    • D. 

      Allows you to delete a file from the folder

  • 19. 
    Which of the following Windows utilities allows you to fix corrupt files or errors on a hard disk?
    • A. 

      CHKDSK

    • B. 

      SCANREG

    • C. 

      Event Viewer

    • D. 

      FDISK

  • 20. 
    You are working as a technician, and you have just finished updating the system on a workstation. After applying the updates the workstation seems to have become very unstable. To return the system to its original state, what would you do?
    • A. 

      Boot in safe mode and re-install the system from NTBACKUP.

    • B. 

      Restore the system from a known working restore point.

    • C. 

      Boot from the Last Known Good configuration.

    • D. 

      Determine recent changes as recorded in the System Information application.

  • 21. 
    A learner complains that his XP workstation will not boot after using a registry utility. You  need to resolve this problem, what should you do first?  
    • A. 

      Boot the computer using the FIXBOOT command from the Recovery Console.

    • B. 

      Boot the computer in Safe Mode to reinstall device drivers.

    • C. 

      Boot the computer using the Last Known Good Configuration.

    • D. 

      Reinstall Microsoft Windows XP Professional.

  • 22. 
    You are running Windows XP on your computer. Which of the following functions will be performed when you use the short cut Windows key + L?
    • A. 

      The clipboard will be pasted to the desktop.

    • B. 

      The user will be logged off.

    • C. 

      Another user will be allowed to log in.

    • D. 

      The computer will be locked.

  • 23. 
    What utility can you use to migrate favorites, cached website credentials and desktop preferences to a  new computer?
    • A. 

      Use the USMT to export the data from the old system, and import it to the new system.

    • B. 

      From Windows Explorer, copy the users profile from the old system to the new system.

    • C. 

      Use regedit to export hive keys to the new system.

    • D. 

      This cannot be done.

  • 24. 
    Which of the following represents a preventative maintenance measure that ensures a secure and up-to-date operating system?
    • A. 

      Password management.

    • B. 

      OS security protocol.

    • C. 

      File encryption.

    • D. 

      Patch Management.

  • 25. 
    Which memory type must be installed in pairs?
    • A. 

      RIMMs

    • B. 

      SIMMs

    • C. 

      DIMMs

    • D. 

      SoDIMMs

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