CompTIA A+ Practice Test Set 2 Of 7

18 Questions | Total Attempts: 226

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following protocols are commonly used for Windows Remote Desktop?
    • A. 

      NTP

    • B. 

      PPTP

    • C. 

      RDP

    • D. 

      LDAP

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the maximum FAT32 volume size Windows 2000 and XP will recognize?
    • A. 

      Up to 16GB

    • B. 

      Up to 32GB

    • C. 

      Up to 1024GB

    • D. 

      Up to 2048GB

  • 3. 
    Which of these is the BEST means of ensuring that data is not lost?
    • A. 

      Schedule regular system backups

    • B. 

      Deploy a RAID system

    • C. 

      Ensure that all servers are in secured areas

  • 4. 
    A technician dropped a screw in the case of a desktop computer. Which of the following tools should be used to retrieve the screws?
    • A. 

      Computer vacuum

    • B. 

      Plastic tweezers

    • C. 

      Canned air

    • D. 

      Screwdriver with magnetized tip

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would be the BEST resolution setting for an application that requires a minimum resolution of 1024x 768?
    • A. 

      SVGA

    • B. 

      PAL

    • C. 

      VGA

    • D. 

      XGA

  • 6. 
    A technician has replaced the CPU in a workstation and now the user states that the computer powers off after ten minutes. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?
    • A. 

      The DVI cable is not connected.

    • B. 

      The hard drive has become faulty.

    • C. 

      The CMOS battery will not hold a charge.

    • D. 

      The heat sink is not installed correctly

  • 7. 
    Which of the following network cables would a technician find on the RJ-11 connector?
    • A. 

      Telephone wire

    • B. 

      Fiber

    • C. 

      RS-232

    • D. 

      Coaxial cable

  • 8. 
    The PING command can be used to determine which of the following?
    • A. 

      If there is connection and the response time to a specified IP address

    • B. 

      The gateway address of a currently logged on user

    • C. 

      The amount of hops it takes to reach destination computer

    • D. 

      The active connections to a computer

  • 9. 
    Which of the following has the LEAST amount of storage capacity?
    • A. 

      FDD

    • B. 

      Tape drive

    • C. 

      Blu-Ray

    • D. 

      SSD

  • 10. 
    Which of the following states consumes the LEAST amount of power?
    • A. 

      Sleep

    • B. 

      Suspend

    • C. 

      Standby

    • D. 

      Hibernate

  • 11. 
    A customer brings in a computer that keeps crashing. The technician plugs the PC in and hears a clicking sound coming from it. Windows loads and then fails with a file not found error. Which of the following components should be tested FIRST?
    • A. 

      Video card

    • B. 

      Hard disk drive

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Power supply

  • 12. 
    A customer with a laptop frequently goes into the office to work. However, the laptop only has two USB ports, and they are unable to connect their keyboard, mouse, monitor and scanner at the same time. Which of the following devices would BEST address this issue?
    • A. 

      Docking station

    • B. 

      KVM switch

    • C. 

      Bluetooth adapter

    • D. 

      IEEE 1394 cable

  • 13. 
    Which of the following will dissipate heat and requires no moving parts?
    • A. 

      Liquid cooling system

    • B. 

      Motherboard riser

    • C. 

      Case fan

    • D. 

      Heat sink

  • 14. 
    Which of the following hard drives would BEST meet the minimum system requirements for installing Windows Vista Business 64-bit?
    • A. 

      160GBHDDwith 10GBfree space

    • B. 

      20GBHDDwith 15GBfree space

    • C. 

      40GBHDDwith 15GBfree space

    • D. 

      80GBHDDwith 10GBfree space

  • 15. 
    A technician is running late to a job. Which of the following is the BEST way for the technician to handle the situation?
    • A. 

      Contact the customer and give an estimate arrival time.

    • B. 

      Show up to the job as soon as possible.

    • C. 

      Call and reschedule the job for a later date.

    • D. 

      Tell the customer the wrong time was scheduled and reschedule the job for another day

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a user replaceable memory in a computer system?
    • A. 

      SRAM

    • B. 

      CMOS

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      DRAM

  • 17. 
    A technician has completed an upgrade to a customer's system. In which of the following ways should the technician proceed?
    • A. 

      No further action is required.

    • B. 

      Wait for the customer to call if they have problems.

    • C. 

      Install software to notify the technician if problems occur.

    • D. 

      Follow up with the customer in a few days

  • 18. 
    Which of the following are digital audio-only formats?
    • A. 

      AAC and WMA

    • B. 

      WMV and DES

    • C. 

      WMA and AAC

    • D. 

      AVI and WMA

    • E. 

      DES and WMV

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