CompTIA A+ Practical Application #3

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 33

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  • 1. 
    A laptop is going into standby mode unexpectedly. Which of the following hardware components is MOST likely causing the issue?
    • A. 

      Hard drive

    • B. 

      IDE controller

    • C. 

      LCD cutoff switch

    • D. 

      Video card

  • 2. 
    A legacy AGP 2X video card is upgraded to an AGP 8X card. The PC is powered on and nothing happens. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The AGP 8X video card does not have proper jumper settings.

    • B. 

      The PC BIOS must use a larger AGP window setting.

    • C. 

      The AGP version is not supported by the PC BIOS.

    • D. 

      The AGP card requires the video memory shading enabled.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following commands will allow modification of file C:\BOOT.INI?
    • A. 

      Attrib-s+h+r C:\BOOT.INI

    • B. 

      Attrib+s-h+r C:\BOOT.INI

    • C. 

      Attrib +s +h +r C:\BOOT.INI

    • D. 

      Attrib-s-h-r C:\BOOT.INI

  • 4. 
    A Windows XP system has been badly infected with malware. The technician notices that the malware is making repeated attempts to broadcast over the network from activity seen on the local firewall. Which of the following Windows XP startup options would be the SAFEST way to remove the malware?
    • A. 

      Use the Safe Mode with Networking option

    • B. 

      Use the Safe Mode option

    • C. 

      Use the Enable Boot Logging option

    • D. 

      Use the Last Known Good Configuration option

  • 5. 
    Which of the following uses port 143 by default?
    • A. 

      SNMP

    • B. 

      POP3

    • C. 

      IMAP

    • D. 

      SMTP

  • 6. 
    A program is crashing and causing the computer to lockup. Which of the following is the BEST location for a technician to check for further information about the cause of the crash?
    • A. 

      Application log

    • B. 

      File Replication log

    • C. 

      System log

    • D. 

      Security log

  • 7. 
    A user states that when the user copies files from 'My Documents' to a network share, the files are no longer available locally. Which of the following BEST describes the reason the files are no longer visible?
    • A. 

      A user states that when the user copies files from 'My Documents' to a network share, the files are no longer available locally. Which of the following BEST describes the reason the files are no longer visible?

    • B. 

      The user changed the attributes of the files.

    • C. 

      The user copied the files from the local My Documents folder.

    • D. 

      The user moved instead of copied the files.

  • 8. 
    How many logical partitions are allowed on a single NTFS drive?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      6

  • 9. 
    A small momentary button on the inside of a computer case is MOST likely which of the following?
    • A. 

      BIOS reset button

    • B. 

      Fan switch

    • C. 

      Fan switch

    • D. 

      Intrusion detection

  • 10. 
    A user has a computer with a 100GB IDE hard drive formatted as a single FAT32 partition. This drive is only used to store data. The user adds a second 100GB hard drive and wants to mirror the two drives. When the user goes to disk management there is no option to mirror the drives. Which of the following will resolve this issue?
    • A. 

      Convert the partition to NTFS.

    • B. 

      Change the partition to be an extended partition.

    • C. 

      Convert both drives to a dynamic disk.

    • D. 

      Change the partition to be the active partition.

  • 11. 
    Mike, a technician, is getting ready to upgrade the graphics card in a customer's computer with a performance PCIe graphics card. The customer has verified that she has a 16x PCIe slot on her motherboard. Which of the following may also need to be upgraded?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Motherboard

    • C. 

      Power supply

    • D. 

      Processor

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the correct socket type for a Pentium 4 processor?
    • A. 

      478

    • B. 

      939

    • C. 

      1366

    • D. 

      AM2+

  • 13. 
    A new security administrator asks Bob, a technician, to help review logs on a computer system. Which of the following tools would Bob use to show the security administrator the logs?
    • A. 

      Performance Monitor

    • B. 

      Administrator logs

    • C. 

      Event Viewer

    • D. 

      Disk Manager

  • 14. 
    While using the ping command to try and reach a local server, a technician receives a response of "Destination host unreachable". After confirming that the PC is physically connected to the network, which of the following commands should the technician use to get more detailed information?
    • A. 

      TRACERT

    • B. 

      GREP

    • C. 

      TELNET

    • D. 

      DIG

  • 15. 
    Bob, a technician, wants to run antivirus scans on every machine on a daily basis. To minimize the impact to all system resources, which of the following is the BEST time to schedule the scans to run?
    • A. 

      5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    • B. 

      7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    • C. 

      11:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.

    • D. 

      12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

  • 16. 
    A technician is attempting to install a RAID 1 configuration. Which of the following is the MINIMUM amount of disks that can be used to create a RAID 1 array?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 17. 
    A technician is attempting to install a RAID 5 configuration. Which of the following is the MINUMUM amount of disks that can be used to create a RAID 5 array?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 18. 
    A customer reports that a laser printer has a paper jam error at the output assembly. After a visual inspection, there are no visible paper jams. Which of the following are the MOST likely causes? (Select TWO).
    • A. 

      Fuser flag sensor is defective

    • B. 

      Transfer roller is defective

    • C. 

      Exit flag sensor is defective

    • D. 

      Toner cartridge is defective

    • E. 

      Paper input sensor is defective

  • 19. 
    When disassembling a laptop Mike, a technician, should do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Remove the hard drive and backup all data before disassembly.

    • B. 

      Carefully place all screws in one container so that they do not get lost.

    • C. 

      Refer to the manufacturer's documentation.

    • D. 

      Start from the top of the laptop, carefully disassembling each component.

  • 20. 
    A user, Bob, would like 50GB of data transferred from his old computer to his new computer. Which of the following would be the BEST way for Mike, a technician, to transfer the user's data?
    • A. 

      Flash drive

    • B. 

      DVD

    • C. 

      Floppy disks

    • D. 

      USB hard drive adapter

  • 21. 
    Which of the following will translate an IP address to a FQDN?
    • A. 

      Tracert

    • B. 

      Nslookup

    • C. 

      Ipconfig

    • D. 

      Netsh

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