CompTIA A+ 220-701 Essentials Practice Test....(Part 3)

80 Questions | Total Attempts: 362

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  • 1. 
    Starting Windows XP in Safe Mode will cause which of the following to occur? (Select TWO).
    • A. 

      Windows will not save any file changes while is Safe Mode.

    • B. 

      Windows prevents successful boot and logon from updating Last Known Good Configuration.

    • C. 

      Windows XP will scan all drivers and services to make sure they are all approved and safe to run during boot.

    • D. 

      Windows XP starts basic networking to allow for updating of drivers from the Internet.

    • E. 

      Windows XP uses the minimum set of drivers and services to start the GUI.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following Windows operating systems has a different user folder path than the rest?
    • A. 

      Windows XP Media Center Edition

    • B. 

      Windows XP Home

    • C. 

      Windows Vista Ultimate

    • D. 

      Windows 2000 Professional

  • 3. 
    Before returning a repaired system to a user, which of the following should be done? (Select TWO).
    • A. 

      Document the system findings, actions, and outcomes.

    • B. 

      Verify full system functionality and implement preventative measures.

    • C. 

      Inform the user every step that was performed throughout the entire troubleshooting process.

    • D. 

      Inform the user that the computer may not function as it did before the problem occurred.

    • E. 

      Change the users permissions so that they cannot create any potential problems in the future.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following uses data striping to distribute data across multiple disks with no fault tolerance?
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      RAID 5

    • D. 

      RAID 10

  • 5. 
    Which of the following uses multiple disks to create one functional drive with parity spanning all the disks?
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      RAID 5

    • D. 

      RAID 10

  • 6. 
    Which of the following interfaces supports only one device per port?
    • A. 

      RS-232

    • B. 

      USB 1.1

    • C. 

      SCSI

    • D. 

      Bluetooth

  • 7. 
    On which of the following interfaces should a technician expect to see status light indicators? (Select TWO).
    • A. 

      IEEE 1394

    • B. 

      PS/2

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      NIC

    • E. 

      Modem

    • F. 

      Serial

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is used to control access to a network based on the address hard coded into the NIC?
    • A. 

      802.11n

    • B. 

      MAC filtering

    • C. 

      Channel 11

    • D. 

      SSID

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is used to control access to a broadcasted wireless network based on a user supplied key?
    • A. 

      NAT

    • B. 

      WEP

    • C. 

      SSID

    • D. 

      MAC

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is assigned to broadcast on a wireless network?
    • A. 

      WPA key

    • B. 

      SSID

    • C. 

      MAC filtering

    • D. 

      WEP key

  • 11. 
    Which of the following Windows XP Control Panel applets could a technician use to change a local workstation password? (Select TWO).
    • A. 

      System

    • B. 

      User Accounts

    • C. 

      Administrative Tools

    • D. 

      Security Center

    • E. 

      Accessibility Options

  • 12. 
    A customer connects a projector to their laptop, but no display shows on the screen. The projector is turned on. Which of the following could the technician do to send the display to the projector?
    • A. 

      Use appropriate function toggle key to switch display mode

    • B. 

      Press F1 to shift display to the projector

    • C. 

      Reboot the computer, the system will auto-select the projector on restart.

    • D. 

      Go into Device Manager and enable the projector

  • 13. 
    Which of the following BEST describes the function of a firewall?
    • A. 

      Resolves queries for resolution of host names to IP addresses.

    • B. 

      Secures network Internet traffic through shared key encryption.

    • C. 

      Provides security for a network through the use of ACLs.

    • D. 

      Dynamically assigns IP addresses for easy client configuration.

  • 14. 
    After the problem is resolved, which of the following should be the NEXT action according to the troubleshooting theory?
    • A. 

      Return the system to the user.

    • B. 

      Recreate the problem and reapply the solution to ensure it worked properly

    • C. 

      Verify that all other parts of the system are working properly

    • D. 

      Inform the user of every step that was taken so the user can self-repair if the problem occurs again.

  • 15. 
    Which of the following media can be MOST affected by magnets and should therefore be kept away from all magnetic fields? (Select THREE).
    • A. 

      Digital Video Disc

    • B. 

      Backup Tape

    • C. 

      Compact Disc

    • D. 

      IDE Hard Drive

    • E. 

      Solid State Drive

    • F. 

      1.44MB Floppy Disk

  • 16. 
    Which of the following methods can a technician use to find the IP address of a computer? (Select TWO).
    • A. 

      Right click on My Computer, select Properties, select the Hardware tab, and then click on Device Manager.

    • B. 

      Open a command window and run net /? from the command line.

    • C. 

      Run the System Configuration Utility from the run line and click on the Services tab.

    • D. 

      Open Network Connections from the control panel, right click the Local Area Connection, select Status, and then select the Support tab.

    • E. 

      Open a command window and run ipconfig from the command line.

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are valid installation methods for Windows XP? (Select THREE).
    • A. 

      Factory recovery partition

    • B. 

      XCOPY all files from another computer

    • C. 

      Installation from Microsoft.com

    • D. 

      Windows CD installation

    • E. 

      Network installation

    • F. 

      Purchase a fully configured hard drive

  • 18. 
    A user calls stating that they are missing icons from the Windows desktop and that the My Documents folder is empty. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The local user profile is corrupt.

    • B. 

      The user saved the files to a different location.

    • C. 

      The user selected an alternate hardware profile.

    • D. 

      The user accidentally deleted the files.

  • 19. 
    When attempting to understand a problem the technician should ask the:
    • A. 

      Users coworker to confirm what the user said and verify there is a problem.

    • B. 

      User to move so the technician can check the computer for problems.

    • C. 

      User to state the issue and stop the user when the technician has an idea of how to fix the problem.

    • D. 

      User to explain the problem and listen without interrupting the user.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is the maximum cable length of a CAT5e?
    • A. 

      100 feet (30 meters)

    • B. 

      328 feet (100 meters)

    • C. 

      492 feet (150 meters)

    • D. 

      1076 feet (328 meters)

  • 21. 
    Which of the following cable types would be used in a 10BaseT network?
    • A. 

      UTP

    • B. 

      ThinNet

    • C. 

      Fiber

    • D. 

      Coaxial

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is a benefit of using STP cable?
    • A. 

      Increased RFI

    • B. 

      Decreased ESD

    • C. 

      Decreased EMI

    • D. 

      Increased transfer rate

  • 23. 
    Which of the following utilities is used to remove programs from startup in Windows XP?
    • A. 

      MSCONFIG

    • B. 

      ASR

    • C. 

      Task Manager

    • D. 

      Computer Management

  • 24. 
    Which of the following devices must be terminated at the last device or none of the devices will work?
    • A. 

      SCSI

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      IDE

    • D. 

      Parallel

  • 25. 
    Which of the following commands will automatically reconnect a network drive as F: after a reboot in Windows XP?
    • A. 

      Net use \\ComputerName\ShareName /persistent:NO :F

    • B. 

      Net use F: \\ComputerName\ShareName /persistent:NO

    • C. 

      Net use \\ComputerName\ShareName /persistent:YES :F

    • D. 

      Net use F: \\ComputerName\ShareName /persistent:YES

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