Apple care Crash Course - Exam One

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Apple care Crash Course - Exam One

Test one covers the following topics: - Installation and Configuration - User Accounts - Command Line and Automation


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Review the four Apple System Profiler screen shots from a single Mac OS X v10.6 computer, and then answer the question below.What version of EFI firmware is installed on the computer whose profile is shown Below?
    • A. 

      MP31.006C.B05

    • B. 

      1.25f4

    • C. 

      01.00.252

    • D. 

      BC14

  • 2. 
    You have restarted a computer from the Mac OS X v10.6 Install DVD in order to repair its hard disk. Which procedure below will let you perform the repair?
    • A. 

      Advance to the volume selection pane in the Installer, select the hard disk, and click Verify & Repair.

    • B. 

      Quit the Installer, then open Disk Utility from the /Applications/Utilities/ folder on the DVD, select the hard disk, and click Repair Disk.

    • C. 

      Without quitting the Installer, open Disk Utility from the Utilities menu in the Installer application, select the hard disk, and click Repair Disk.

    • D. 

      Quit the Installer, then open Disk Utility from the /Applications/Utilities/ folder on the computer's hard disk, select the hard disk, and click Repair Disk.

  • 3. 
    When a user performs a default installation of Mac OS X v10.6 on a computer that has an earlier version of Mac OS X and existing user accounts, what happens?
    • A. 

      The Installer archives the older operating system, and maintains the user accounts.

    • B. 

      The Installer replaces the older operating system with the Mac OS X v10.6 operating system, and maintains the user accounts.

    • C. 

      The Installer upgrades the older operating system to Mac OS X v10.6. It archives the user accounts, but they can be restored manually.

    • D. 

      The Installer erases the older operating system and installs Mac OS X v10.6. It archives the user accounts, but they can be restored manually.

    • E. 

      The Installer presents the options to upgrade, archive, or erase the older operating system and user accounts, and the installation proceeds according to the user's selection.

  • 4. 
    When installing onto a blank hard disk, which of these is installed by default by the Mac OS X v10.6 Installer?
    • A. 

      X11

    • B. 

      Rosetta

    • C. 

      Developer Tools

    • D. 

      QuickTime Player 7

    • E. 

      All printer drivers on the Install DVD

  • 5. 
    Which procedure will display a list of recently installed software updates on a Mac OS X v10.6 computer?
    • A. 

      Open Software Update and click Receipts.

    • B. 

      Open Installer and choose Show Items from the File menu.

    • C. 

      Open Software Update preferences and click Installed Software.

    • D. 

      Open Console, click Show Log List, and choose Software Update.log under /Library/Logs.

    • E. 

      Start up the computer from the Mac OS X v10.6 Install DVD and choose Show Items from the File menu.

  • 6. 
    You are configuring a Mac OS X v10.6 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. Which action will let the computer function in the desired manner?
    • A. 

      Create a Guest account.

    • B. 

      Enable the Guest account.

    • C. 

      Create a Sharing Only account.

    • D. 

      Enable the Sharing Only account.

    • E. 

      Create a managed account with Parental Controls.

  • 7. 
    Review the screenshot, and then answer the question below.You perform a default installation of Mac OS X v10.6, and then create an account for Chris. The Chris account is a member of which group?
    • A. 

      Staff

    • B. 

      Chris

    • C. 

      Wheel

    • D. 

      Admin

    • E. 

      Workgroup

  • 8. 
    Review the screenshots of the My Account pane of Accounts preferences, and a Finder window, and then answer the question below.A Mac OS X v10.6 computer has three local users configured as shown above. Bill Sykes has lost the password to his account. Which procedure will let you reset the password?
    • A. 

      Log in as Bill Sykes using the root password, then reset Bill Sykes' password from Accounts preferences.

    • B. 

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

    • C. 

      Restart the computer from the Mac OS X Install DVD, then open Reset Password from the Utilities menu, and reset Bill Sykes' password.

    • D. 

      Log in as Samuel Pickwick, open Directory preferences and enable the root user, then authenticate as the root user in Accounts preferences, and reset Bill Sykes' password.

  • 9. 
    Which of these is an attribute in a user record for a Mac OS X v10.6 user account?
    • A. 

      Access ID (AID)

    • B. 

      Security ID (SID)

    • C. 

      Service Profile ID (SPID)

    • D. 

      Generated Unique ID (GUID)

  • 10. 
    The primary role of the master password in Mac OS X v10.6 is to let you ________.
    • A. 

      Access all the passwords stored in a local keychain

    • B. 

      Reset the password of an account that has FileVault enabled

    • C. 

      Change the startup device by holding down the Option key while the computer starts up

    • D. 

      Connect to any password-protected web server whose password is stored in a local keychain

  • 11. 
    When a user logs into her computer, she cannot access her login keychain. What would explain this?
    • A. 

      In a previous login session, the user removed Keychain Access from her login items.

    • B. 

      In a previous login session, the user changed her account password using Accounts preferences.

    • C. 

      In a previous login session, the user enabled FileVault on her account, and then changed her account password using Accounts preferences.

    • D. 

      Prior to the current login session, the user changed her account password using the Reset Password utility on the Mac OS X v10.6 Install DVD.

  • 12. 
    A standard user enabled FileVault on his account, and did not enter a hint for his account password in Accounts preferences. Now he has lost his account password. Which procedure can an admin user follow to let this user log in again?
    • 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. 

      Select the standard user account at the Login window, click the Reset Password button, enter the master password, and then reset the account password.

    • C. 

      Log in to the admin user account, open Accounts preferences, click the Reset Password button, enter the admin user's password, and then reset the standard user's account password.

    • D. 

      Log in to the admin user account, change the privileges on the user's home folder, mount the home folder image using Disk Utility, and then reset the password in Accounts preferences.

  • 13. 
    Which Mac OS X v10.6 tool can help you create a strong password?
    • A. 

      Security Audit, accessible from Directory Utility

    • B. 

      Password Audit, accessible from Security preferences

    • C. 

      Password Assistant, accessible from Accounts preferences

    • D. 

      Password Checking, accessible from Parental Controls preferences

  • 14. 
    In a default Mac OS X v10.6 file system, which of these is an absolute path to the home folder for a user account named becky?
    • A. 

      ./becky/

    • B. 

      ~/becky/

    • C. 

      Users/becky/

    • D. 

      /Users/becky/

  • 15. 
    Review the screenshot, and then answer the question below.You open Terminal on your Mac OS X v10.6 computer, and see the window displayed in the screenshot above. What does the "~" indicate?
    • A. 

      The current shell.

    • B. 

      The current working directory.

    • C. 

      The path to the admin command.

    • D. 

      An argument passed to the admin command.

  • 16. 
    You enter the command rm -R /Applications/Exec.app in the default shell in a Mac OS X Terminal window. What role does the string "/Applications/Exec.app" play in this command?
    • A. 

      A flag that redirects the command

    • B. 

      A switch that modifies the argument

    • C. 

      An option that modifies the command

    • D. 

      The command that the shell executes

    • E. 

      The argument that the command acts on

  • 17. 
    In a default installation of Mac OS X, which user accounts can run the sudo command?
    • A. 

      User accounts defined in the /var/sudoers file.

    • B. 

      User accounts defined as members of the staff group.

    • C. 

      User accounts defined as members of the admin group.

    • D. 

      User accounts that have the Terminal application listed in the System tab of Parental Controls preferences.

  • 18. 
    Which Terminal command allows an admin user to execute a command as the root user in Mac OS X?
    • A. 

      Sudo

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Exec

    • D. 

      Alias

  • 19. 
    Which of these lets you build a workflow in Mac OS X by dragging actions from a library?
    • A. 

      Terminal

    • B. 

      Automator

    • C. 

      Services menu

    • D. 

      AppleScript Editor

  • 20. 
     Review the two screenshots of the contents of the /Users/admin/Downloads/ folder, and then answer the question below.Which statement describes why the file "MyDocument.pdf" is displayed in Terminal but not in the Finder?
    • A. 

      The file's sticky bit is enabled.

    • B. 

      The file's hidden flag is enabled.

    • C. 

      The file is stored in an aliased location.

    • D. 

      The file has an active access control list.

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