ACSP Practice Exam: Quiz!

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ACSP Practice Exam: Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Your Mac is started up from its OS X Recovery partition. You need to repair the hard disk. Which procedure will let you perform the repair?
    • A. 

      Select Disk Utility in the OS X Utilities window, click Continue, select the hard disk, and click Repair Disk.

    • B. 

      In the OS X Utilities window, click Select Volume, click Continue, select the hard disk, and click Verify & Repair

    • C. 

      Quit the Recovery app, then open Disk Utility from the /Applications/Utilities/ folder on the OS X Recovery partition, select the hard disk, and click Repair Disk.

    • D. 

      Quit the Recovery app, then open Disk Utility from the /Applications/Utilities/ folder on the Macintosh HD partition, select the hard disk, and click Repair Disk.

  • 2. 
    Which dynamic service discovery protocol does OS X use to discover devices on a network? 
    • A. 

      Bonjour

    • B. 

      SLP

    • C. 

      DynDNS

    • D. 

      AppleTalk

  • 3. 
    In OS X Mountain Lion, where do most applications that are NOT sandboxed store their user-specific preferences?
    • A. 

      In application-specific preferences files in ~/Library/Preferences/

    • B. 

      In a preferences database file in /Library/

    • C. 

      In .DS_Store files, at the root level of ~/

    • D. 

      In a preferences database file in ~/Library/

  • 4. 
    Migration Assistant is open on a Mac with OS X Mountain Lion installed. It CANNOT migrate user files from ________.
    • A. 

      An archive stored on iCloud

    • B. 

      A Time Machine backup on a connected USB hard disk

    • C. 

      Another volume on the same computer

    • D. 

      A Windows XP computer with Service Pack 3 or later installed

  • 5. 
    On an OS X computer running Mountain Lion, changes made in the Software Update pane of System Preferences apply to ALL users of the system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    An OS X Mountain Lion computer has three local users configured as shown above. Bill Sykes has lost the password to his account.Which procedure will let you reset his password?
    • A. 

      Restart the Mac from the OS X Recovery partition, open Terminal from the Utilities menu, type resetpassword and press Return to open the Reset Password utility, and then reset his password.

    • B. 

      Log in as Bill Sykes using the root password, open Users & Groups preferences, and then reset his password.

    • C. 

      Log in as Chris, open Directory preferences and enable the root user, then authenticate as the root user in Users & Groups preferences, and then reset Bill Sykes' password.

    • D. 

      Log in as Chris, open Reset Password from the Utilities folder, and then reset Bill Sykes' password.

  • 7. 
    You are logged into a MacBook Pro as a standard user.How can you display the OS X Mountain Lion build number?
    • A. 

      Choose About This Mac from the Apple menu, and then click the text directly under OS X until the build number is revealed.

    • B. 

      Type build_number in Spotlight, and then scroll through the resulting information until the build number is revealed.

    • C. 

      In the General pane of System Preferences, click the Info disclosure triangle to reveal the build number.

    • D. 

      Choose Software Update from the Apple menu, and then choose Build Number from the Update menu.

  • 8. 
    Which of these is a recovery key storage location that FileVault 2 offers when you enable it? 
    • A. 

      An Apple server

    • B. 

      Your iCloud account

    • C. 

      The System Keychain

    • D. 

      The OS X Recovery partition

  • 9. 
    You are manually restoring the home folder for a new user account, and see the message shown above. What will happen if you click Cancel?
    • A. 

      You will be returned to the new account sheet in the Users & Group pane.

    • B. 

      The existing home folder's name will be changed to match the one you entered in the new account sheet.

    • C. 

      The account name will be changed to the name of the existing home folder.

    • D. 

      The existing home folder will be displayed in the Finder with the name selected.

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      It will be deleted immediately, without being moved to the Trash.

    • B. 

      It will be moved to the Trash.

    • C. 

      "Deleted" will be appended to the home folder name, and it will be archived in Time Machine in a compressed and encrypted file.

    • D. 

      "Deleted" will be appended to the home folder name, and its permissions will be changed to allow administrator user access only.

  • 11. 
    You are configuring an OS X Mountain Lion computer that will be located in a public space. You want anyone to be able to log in and use Safari, but you do NOT want their Safari browser history to remain on the computer after users log out.
    • A. 

      Enable the Guest account for login.

    • B. 

      Create a Sharing Only account.

  • 12. 
    Which OS X Mountain Lion tool can help you create a strong password? 
    • A. 

      Password Audit, accessible from Security preferences

    • B. 

      Password Assistant, accessible from Users & Groups preferences

    • C. 

      Security Audit, accessible from Directory Utility

    • D. 

      Password Checking, accessible from Parental Controls preferences

  • 13. 
    Which statement is true of ALL THREE buses: USB, FireWire, AND Thunderbolt? 
    • A. 

      The bus can operate at speeds of at least 4 Gbps.

    • B. 

      An Intel-based Mac can start up into target disk mode using this bus.

    • C. 

      The bus can host at least 64 peripherals.

    • D. 

      An Intel-based Mac can start up from a drive on this bus.

  • 14. 
    A new 5 MB file was backed up by Time Machine yesterday. Today the file was edited, and has grown to 6 MB. It is about to be backed up by Time Machine again. How does Time Machine perform this backup?
    • A. 

      Time Machine copies the 6 MB file to the backup drive, and deletes the original backup copy of the file from the backup drive.

    • B. 

      Time Machine copies the 6 MB file to the backup drive, and keeps both the new backup file and the original backup file on the backup drive.

    • C. 

      Time Machine identifies the 1 MB of file changes, copies those changes to a new file on the backup drive, and keeps both the new backup file and the original backup file.

    • D. 

      Time Machine identifies the 1 MB of file changes, copies those changes to a new file on the backup drive, then creates a 500 KB parity file, and keeps all three files: the two new files representing the 1 MB of file changes, and the original backup file.

  • 15. 
    Review the screenshot of part of a Network Utility window, and then answer the question below. 
    • A. 

      A forward lookup of mainserver.pretendco.com returned the IP address 10.1.0.1.

    • B. 

      A reverse lookup of mainserver.pretendco.com returned the IP address 10.1.0.1.

    • C. 

      A reverse lookup of 10.1.0.1 returned the name mainserver.pretendco.com.

    • D. 

      The DNS server for mainserver.pretendco.com is pretendco.com.

  • 16. 
    In a default OS X Mountain Lion installation, which permission is assigned to the top level of each user's home folder to make it accessible to Guest users who log in locally?
    • A. 

      Everyone has Read & Write access.

    • B. 

      The staff group has Read & Write access.

    • C. 

      The wheel group has Read only access.

    • D. 

      Everyone has Read only access.

  • 17. 
    You upgrade a Snow Leopard Mac that has legacy FileVault encryption to Mountain Lion.If a user forgets his login password, how can you help him regain access to his encrypted home folder? 
    • A. 

      Log in to the admin user account, open Keychain Access, open the user's login keychain, and then let the user view the account password.

    • B. 

      At the Login Window, enter an incorrect password three times in a row. When the "forgot your password" dialog appears, click the Arrow next to Master Password. Enter the master password, and then reset the user account password.

    • C. 

      Log in to the admin user account, open Users & Groups preferences, click Reset Password, enter the admin password, and then reset the user account password.

    • D. 

      At the Login Window, enter an incorrect password three times in a row. When the "forgot your password" dialog appears, click the Arrow next to Apple ID. Enter the user's Apple ID, and then reset the user account password.

  • 18. 
    On a Mac running OS X Mountain Lion, how can you display a list of installed software updates? 
    • A. 

      Open System Information, click System Report, and then in the sidebar under Software, click Installations.

    • B. 

      Open Software Update preferences and click Installed Software.

    • C. 

      Open Installer, choose Show Files from the File menu, and then in the Files section under /var/log/, select install.log.

    • D. 

      Open Software Update and click Receipts.

  • 19. 
    In what order do these three OS X components load at startup? 
    • A. 

      1. Firmware 2. Booter 3. Kernel

    • B. 

      1. Kernel 2. Firmware 3. Booter

    • C. 

      1. Firmware 2. Kernel 3. Booter

    • D. 

      1. Booter 2. Kernel 3. Firmware

  • 20. 
    Review the screenshot of a portion of the Disk Utility application window, and then answer the question below.  Which statement best describes the selected in the screenshot above? 
    • A. 

      It is one of three stripes in a RAID set.

    • B. 

      It is one of three hard disks in a RAID set.

    • C. 

      It is one of three file systems on a partition.

    • D. 

      It is one of three partitions on a hard disk.

  • 21. 
    Which of these must you know about a corporate VPN server before you can configure the VPN software on an OS X computer to access the corporate network?
    • A. 

      If the corporate VPN server supports DNSSEC

    • B. 

      If the corporate VPN server supports PPPoE

    • C. 

      If the corporate VPN server supports PPTP, L2TP over IPSec, or Cisco IPSec

    • D. 

      If network protocols will be encapsulated by the corporate VPN server

  • 22. 
    Which process will let you start up a Mac in target disk mode?
    • A. 

      Hold down the S key on the keyboard while the Mac starts up, then enter the command reboot target.

    • B. 

      Open the Startup Disk preferences, click Target Disk Mode, and then click Restart.

    • C. 

      Start up from the OS X Recovery partition, choose Target Disk Mode from the Startup Disk menu, and restart the Mac.

    • D. 

      Hold down the Option key on the keyboard as the Mac starts up, until a dialog appears, then select Target Disk Mode from the dialog.

  • 23. 
    How do you start up an OS X Mountain Lion computer in Safe Mode? 
    • A. 

      Hold down Shift during startup.

    • B. 

      Open Terminal, type safe_boot, press Return, and then restart the Mac.

    • C. 

      Hold down Command-Option-P-R during startup.

    • D. 

      Start up from the OS X Recovery partition, and then choose Safe Boot from the Startup Disk menu.

  • 24. 
    An OS X Mountain Lion computer is connected to both an Ethernet and a Wi-Fi network.How can you specify which interface the Mac will use to access the Internet?
    • A. 

      Use Internet Connect to select the preferred interface, and disable the other interface(s).

    • B. 

      Enter a DNS configuration for the preferred interface, and delete the DNS configuration for the other interface(s).

    • C. 

      Assign a public IP address to the preferred interface, and a private IP address to the other interface(s).

    • D. 

      Use the Set Service Order action to move the preferred interface to the top of the Service Order list.

  • 25. 
    Review the screenshot, and then answer the question below.  If you change the folder privilege for "everyone" to Read & Write, Finder, by default, will change the permissions of items inside the folder to match.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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