Windows XP Quiz Questions And Answers

57 Questions | Total Attempts: 120

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Windows XP Quizzes & Trivia

Fall Semester final exam


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which command will reissue an IP address for a network workstation?
    • A. 

      WINS / renew

    • B. 

      Config / renew

    • C. 

      IP / reissue

    • D. 

      Ipconfig / renew

  • 2. 
    Which path will start the Add Printer Wizard on a Windows XP system?
    • A. 

      Start | Control Panel | Printers and Faxes |Add Printer

    • B. 

      Start | Right-click My Computer | Manage | Add Printer

    • C. 

      Start | All Programs | Accessories |System Tools | Printer Wizard

    • D. 

      Start | Control Panel | Networking Devices } Add Printer

  • 3. 
    POST error codes are controlled by which device?
    • A. 

      BIOS program

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      The operating system

    • D. 

      The Windows diagnostic program

  • 4. 
    Which wireless technology operates only at 5 GHz?
    • A. 

      802.11a

    • B. 

      802.11b

    • C. 

      802.11g

    • D. 

      802.11n

  • 5. 
    What is the minimum amount of RAM for a Windows XP Home Edition?
    • A. 

      64 MB

    • B. 

      128 MB

    • C. 

      256 MB

    • D. 

      512 MB

  • 6. 
    Which is the best method of communication with a customer?
    • A. 

      Use technical jargon when explaining causes and effects so that the customer will see that you are competent.

    • B. 

      Have the customer fill out the work order completely using their own words to describe the problem so that there is no misunderstanding of the problem.

    • C. 

      Use non technical terms when conversing with a customer.

    • D. 

      Repeat everything the customer says right after they say it so that they know you are listening to the conversation and to insure there is no misunderstanding.

  • 7. 
    What term is used to describe running a processor at a frequency higher than recommended?
    • A. 

      Throttling

    • B. 

      Hyper-threading

    • C. 

      Multiprocessing

    • D. 

      Over-clocking

  • 8. 
    Which file system is recommended for Windows XP installation system partitions.
    • A. 

      NTFS

    • B. 

      FAT32

    • C. 

      VFAT

    • D. 

      FAT16

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of Windows XP NTBOOTDD.SYS file?
    • A. 

      To determine which operating system to boot, when two or more operating systems are installed on a single partition.

    • B. 

      It is the main NT operating system file also known as the kernel.

    • C. 

      It is required to support a SCSI drives rather than IDE type of hard disk drives.

    • D. 

      It automatically inspects the hardware and then writes a data file to the registry identifying all hardware components that require driver support.

  • 10. 
    How many bits are used to represent the IP address of a IPv6 network device?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      128

    • D. 

      256

  • 11. 
    A customer brings a computer into the shop and describes the symptoms of the problem to you. What question should you ask first to help isolate the cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      When did the problem first occur?

    • B. 

      Who is your Internet provider?

    • C. 

      Which operating system is installed?

    • D. 

      How much RAM is installed?

  • 12. 
    What is the difference between an operating system patch and a service pack?
    • A. 

      A system patch is free and a service pack is not free.

    • B. 

      A service pack is a collection of patches.

    • C. 

      A system patch is a downloaded single file and a service pack is only available on disc.

    • D. 

      A system patch is a collection of service parks.

  • 13. 
    Which is the best method for repairing a registry error?
    • A. 

      Run format/mbr command from the Run dialog box.

    • B. 

      Download and install the latest registry version from Microsoft’s website.

    • C. 

      Delete the section of the registry that is causing the problem.

    • D. 

      Select and install a System Restore point.

  • 14. 
    What is the maximum theoretical data transfer speed for IEEE 802.11b wireless?
    • A. 

      54 Mbps

    • B. 

      22 Mbps

    • C. 

      11 Mbps

    • D. 

      1 Mbps

  • 15. 
    What is the difference between POP3 and SMTP protocols?
    • A. 

      POP3 is a newer version of SMTP.

    • B. 

      POP3 is used to receive or download email, SMTP is used to send or upload email.

    • C. 

      POP3 is used for Windows XP and later operating systems, SMTP is used for earlier operating systems.

    • D. 

      POP3 is used for Microsoft Email services; SMTP is used for Linux based email systems.

  • 16. 
    How do you access the advanced startup menu in windows XP?
    • A. 

      Press the F8 key after POST but before the Windows logon appears.

    • B. 

      Hold down the Del key during POST.

    • C. 

      Press Ctrl-Alt-Del after the Windows logon appears.

    • D. 

      Press F1 after computer logon.

  • 17. 
    Which utility will allow you to view which software applications are currently running on a Windows XP machine?
    • A. 

      Event Log

    • B. 

      Msconfig

    • C. 

      Sysconfig

    • D. 

      Task Manager

  • 18. 
    Which example is a network adapter loopback address?
    • A. 

      255.0.0.0

    • B. 

      1.0.0.127

    • C. 

      255.255.255.255

    • D. 

      127.0.0.1

  • 19. 
    What is the purpose of a wireless network SSID?
    • A. 

      The SSID is the MAC address for the AP workstation.

    • B. 

      Provides a name for wireless network identification.

    • C. 

      Provides security encryption for data transfers.

    • D. 

      It provides a way to identify which wireless technology is being used such as 802.11a, 802.11b, or 802.11g.

  • 20. 
    Which two statements are true concerning a Windows XP administrator account? (Select two answers.)
    • A. 

      The administrator account is automatically created during operating system install process.

    • B. 

      The administrator password is optional.

    • C. 

      A system administrator account only exists if the workstation is connected to a network.

    • D. 

      The administrator password is mandatory and must be at least eight characters in length.

  • 21. 
    What happens when you press the Windows logo key?
    • A. 

      The start menu appears.

    • B. 

      Windows Task Manager appears.

    • C. 

      Windows’s logon appears.

    • D. 

      The system reboots.

  • 22. 
    Which command is used by Windows XP to view the assigned IP address?
    • A. 

      IPVERSION

    • B. 

      IPv4

    • C. 

      IPCONFIG

    • D. 

      WINIPCONFIG

  • 23. 
    What is the maximum number of processors supported by Windows XP?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 24. 
    Which program is used to configure boot device sequence?
    • A. 

      Regedit

    • B. 

      Sysconfig

    • C. 

      Msconfig

    • D. 

      BIOS Setup

  • 25. 
    Which file system uses the 8.3 naming convention format?
    • A. 

      NTFS

    • B. 

      FAT16

    • C. 

      VFAT

    • D. 

      NFS

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