CompTIA A+ 220-601

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CompTIA A+ 220-601

This test will be a 100 question long (Once I Finish) test that will cover all the material discussed in the COMPTIA Objectives and will have realistic questions on the OS's and technology COMPTIA wants in the present day. Let me know what you think by commenting. Thanks!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of Fire Extinguisher would you use if a Power Supply were to burst into flames in the Server Room causing an Electrical Fire?
    • A. 

      Type A

    • B. 

      Type B

    • C. 

      Type C

    • D. 

      Type D

    • E. 

      None of the above, Use Water!

  • 2. 
    What is the Bandwidth for the 802.11g Standard?
    • A. 

      2 MBps

    • B. 

      11 Mbps

    • C. 

      20 Mbps

    • D. 

      54 Mbps

    • E. 

      54 MBps

  • 3. 
    Which of the following encryption technologies are most effective in warding off Hackers from a Home Wireless Solution
    • A. 

      WPA

    • B. 

      WEP

    • C. 

      SSID

    • D. 

      IPSec

    • E. 

      WPA-2

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      It will get done when it gets done, and rushing me won't get it done any faster.

    • B. 

      Sometimes things are out of our control and take a lot longer than expected.

    • C. 

      We really don't know whats going on with it just yet, so I can't say when it will be fixed.

    • D. 

      We came across a few unexpected hurdles in repairing your machine, but it should be done within the expected timeframe, would you like a call back when its ready to be picked up?

    • E. 

      I think someone is working on it right now! I'll e-mail you when its done with the RMA number and CASE ID.

  • 5. 
    SATA Hard drives have how many Jumper Settings?
    • A. 

      3 - master, slave, and Drive Select

    • B. 

      2 - Master and Slave

    • C. 

      SATA Drives don't have Jumpers

    • D. 

      It depends on the Manufacturer.

  • 6. 
    Most Express cards come in two sizes, which are
    • A. 

      50 pin and 80 pin

    • B. 

      34mm and 54mm

    • C. 

      54mm and 80 mm

    • D. 

      2 inch and 3 inch

    • E. 

      34 pin and 54 pin

  • 7. 
    Ntbootdd.sys is used for which of the following?
    • A. 

      Booting a SCSI drive

    • B. 

      Loading Necessary NT services

    • C. 

      To determine the OS Partition of a drive.

    • D. 

      To configure the Windows Startup

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    You attempt to get to a website by name, but none will load, however when you type in an IP address, it works fine. You heard a technician talking about OPENDNS and you change your DNS servers and it works. What might be the problem?
    • A. 

      The web server is down.

    • B. 

      Your ISP's DNS servers are malfunctioning

    • C. 

      You got unlucky with a bad IP subnet!

    • D. 

      Your DNS cache service needed to be restarted.

    • E. 

      DHCP was not enabled.

  • 9. 
    You work at a company where security is a huge concern so you disable many things including Javascript, Active X, Pop-up blocking, and animated GIF's, which of the following was probably unnecessary?
    • A. 

      Disabling Pop-ups

    • B. 

      Disabling Animated-GIF's

    • C. 

      Disabling ActiveX

    • D. 

      Disabling Javascript

    • E. 

      All of them were necessary for maximum security!

  • 10. 
    A friend asks you what the PPM rate is on an average DOT MATRIX Printer. What do you tell him?
    • A. 

      It really depends on the manufacturer. Some are better than others.

    • B. 

      Most run in the ballpark of 30-50 PPM.

    • C. 

      Actually, Dot Matrix Printers are not measured in PPM, but rather CPS.

    • D. 

      Dot Matrix Printers run usually at about 300 PPM on average.

    • E. 

      Don't ask me work questions, you are supposed to be my friend!

  • 11. 
    Out of these components which is the most light sensitive?
    • A. 

      The CMOS Chip

    • B. 

      The Fuser Assembly

    • C. 

      Infrared devices and beams.

    • D. 

      A Print Drum

    • E. 

      A biometric scanner

  • 12. 
    Hot-swappable devices are known as devices that can be taken in and out without a reboot. Which of the following peripherals are known NOT to be hot-swappable?
    • A. 

      USB 1.0

    • B. 

      PCMCIA

    • C. 

      Express card

    • D. 

      USB 2.0

    • E. 

      PS/2

  • 13. 
    An APIPA IP Address might look like which of the following?
    • A. 

      169.254.xxx.xxx

    • B. 

      192.168.xxx.xxx

    • C. 

      127.0.0.1

    • D. 

      255.255.0.0

    • E. 

      A4:f8:f4:b9:a1:e0

  • 14. 
    A user is blind and needs help setting up a computer. What would you first do to help this user.
    • A. 

      Refer him to 3rd party programs that would read on screen text for him.

    • B. 

      Tell the user that computing is reserved for only those of us who can see.

    • C. 

      Refer the user to buy special products and hardware that made interacting with the computer easier.

    • D. 

      Help the user configure Text to Speech and various other options found in accessibility.

    • E. 

      Help the user enable soundsentry and showsounds in the accessibility options.

  • 15. 
    What is the difference between TCP/IP and HTTP
    • A. 

      HTTP is a protocol within TCP/IP

    • B. 

      HTTP is used strictly for business

    • C. 

      HTTP is used with streaming media sites such as Youtube, where TCP/IP is text only based.

    • D. 

      HTTP is the only important Protocol in TCPIP

    • E. 

      TCP/IP is a protocol within HTTP

  • 16. 
    Which of the following files are required to boot up a Computer?
    • A. 

      NTLDR

    • B. 

      BOOT.COM

    • C. 

      NTDETECT.SYS

    • D. 

      BOOT.INI

    • E. 

      NTBOOTDD.SYS

  • 17. 
    You arrive to work and find that there are system upgrades pending and processing. You have been assigned to flash the BIOS to a newer version on all the machines. What is/are the most possible reason(s) for this?
    • A. 

      There was a huge virus attack and so all of the computers died!

    • B. 

      There was a power surge in the middle of the night.

    • C. 

      The new components require and updated version of the BIOS

    • D. 

      The video cards are bad.

    • E. 

      All of the above are likely possibilities.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are considered Network Topologies?
    • A. 

      TCP/IP, IPX, UDP

    • B. 

      Mesh, Star, Bus

    • C. 

      Session, Transport, Network, Application

    • D. 

      IP, DNS, DHCP

    • E. 

      Routers, Switches, Hubs

  • 19. 
    BIOS stands for what?
    • A. 

      Biometric Input/Ouput Scanner

    • B. 

      Basic Input/output System

    • C. 

      Basic Input/Output Syndicate

    • D. 

      Biometric Systems

  • 20. 
    USB 2.0 is capable of what transmission speeds?
    • A. 

      200 mbps

    • B. 

      400 mbps

    • C. 

      480 mbps

    • D. 

      11 gbps

    • E. 

      54 mbps

  • 21. 
    What does ASR stand for?
    • A. 

      Advanced Service Representative

    • B. 

      Automated System Repair

    • C. 

      Automated System Recovery

    • D. 

      Advanced System Registry

    • E. 

      Automatic Service Repair

  • 22. 
    Which of the following would be good advice to someone that is new to computing to ward off Identity Theft and to Promote good system welfare?
    • A. 

      Themes are color schemes can easily be changed in the Windows Display Properties

    • B. 

      Using Antivirus programs and Firewalls are a good idea to keep your information safe

    • C. 

      Most programs you can get online for free, I'd recommend looking around before you buy!

    • D. 

      If you just installed a lot of applications its a good idea to run a virus scan and a Defrag.

    • E. 

      Always google a problem that comes up and see the available solutions out there.

  • 23. 
    You want to find out your computers IP address. What is the best way to do that on a Windows XP machine.
    • A. 

      Right click on your network connection and go to properties.

    • B. 

      Type ping localhost and it will tell you your own IP address

    • C. 

      Type IFconfig in the Command Prompt

    • D. 

      Go to WhatismyIP.com

    • E. 

      Type IPconfig in the command prompt.

  • 24. 
    You are taking a computer component out of a computer for storage. What two things should you have on you or in an arms reach?
    • A. 

      Anti-Static Bags

    • B. 

      Anti-Static Clothes

    • C. 

      A humidifier

    • D. 

      Anti-Static Wrist Strap

    • E. 

      Magnetic Screwdriver

  • 25. 
    A computer kicks into high gear and becomes very loud after about 10 minutes of use. It soon after turns off, what is likely the problem?
    • A. 

      ESD discharge on crucial components!

    • B. 

      The CPU is overheating

    • C. 

      The Fans are getting too hot

    • D. 

      The Power Supply wires are loose

    • E. 

      The computer has a boot sector Virus