CompTIA A+ Quiz: Practice Exam Trivia!

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CompTIA A+ Quiz: Practice Exam Trivia!

How much do you know about CompTIA A+? CompTIA A+ is a beneficial credential that helps IT people worldwide to help start their IT careers. For this quiz on CompTIA, you will want to know about BitLocker and encryption keys and what to do when your computer laptop’s LCD is being scratched, among other things. It is wise to prepare for the exam. This CompTIA quiz will give you an A+ for trying.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You need to automatically check for performance issues in Windows 7. Which tool is the best...
    • A. 

      Troubleshooting item in the Control Panel

    • B. 

      Windows Trouble shooting

    • C. 

      Application Trouble shooting

    • D. 

      Custom based Trouble shoting

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is used by BitLocker to provide an encryption key and to protect data?  
    • A. 

      TPM

    • B. 

      TKIP

    • C. 

      TIP

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    How would you secure a smartphone and its data?  
    • A. 

      Passcode lock Remote wipe

    • B. 

      Passcode lock

    • C. 

      Passcode lock Remote wipe along with voice bade

    • D. 

      Remote wipe

  • 4. 
    Your customer has a computer (called comp_science that has been infected by a worm. The worm has...
    • A. 

      Change ip

    • B. 

      Enable firewall

    • C. 

      Disable firewall

    • D. 

      Disconnect the network cable from the computer

  • 5. 
    You have determined that the USB controller is malfunctioning. What should you do first to... 
    • A. 

      Use control application wizard

    • B. 

      Use the Windows Device Manager

    • C. 

      Try restoring O.S

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Your computer's laptop's LCD is being scratched by the keyboard when the lid is closed.... 
    • A. 

      Clean with a thick cloth

    • B. 

      Clean with a wet cloth

    • C. 

      Replace the rubber bumpers

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which command should you use to fid out the intergrity of a hard drive? 
    • A. 

      FDISK/MBR

    • B. 

      FDISK/ACTIVE

    • C. 

      FORMAT/S/U/V/Q

    • D. 

      CHKDSK

  • 8. 
    Which of the following printer failures is described as a condition in which the internal feed
    • A. 

      Paper try

    • B. 

      Paper jam

    • C. 

      Track feeder

    • D. 

      Duplexer

  • 9. 
    You are upgrading a computer from Windows Vista to Windows 7. What is the best tool to use... 
    • A. 

      Easy Copy

    • B. 

      Backup the data

    • C. 

      Easy Transfer

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 10. 
    You work at a PC bench and receive a laptop that has a dim display. You confirm that it is... 
    • A. 

      LCD Panel

    • B. 

      LCD Inverter

    • C. 

      LCD Base

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 11. 
    Which of the following answers can be the cause of a blue screen error? 
    • A. 

      Bad O.S

    • B. 

      Bad device driver

    • C. 

      This problem is related to the NIC card

    • D. 

      Above all are correct

  • 12. 
    A program is no longer responding. Where would a technician go to end the program?
    • A. 

      Task Manager

    • B. 

      Process ID

    • C. 

      Task Id

    • D. 

      Application que

  • 13. 
    You are setting up a SOHO wireless network. Which of the following provides the best security?
    • A. 

      Enable SSID and configure WPA2

    • B. 

      Disable SSID and configure WPA2

    • C. 

      Enable SSID and configure WPA2 with the channel set to 6

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 14. 
    After replacing a motherboard in a PC, the system overheats and fails to boot. What is the...  
    • A. 

      No proper power supply to the CPU

    • B. 

      Case FAN is not functioning

    • C. 

      Thermal paste was not applied between the heat sink and the CPU

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following utilities enables a Windows 7 user to edit a file offline, and then...  
    • A. 

      Sync Center

    • B. 

      Manually upload the files

    • C. 

      Update the file then copy the updating folder

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    You have an inkjet printer. Recently, papers are being printed with excessive amounts of ink,and the ink is smearing. What is the most likely cause of the problem? 
    • A. 

      A faulty ink cartridge

    • B. 

      A corrupt print driver

    • C. 

      A faulty fuser

    • D. 

      Too much humidity in the air

  • 17. 
    You just clicked Start a Run on a Windows XP workstation. Which of the following can Do you type to open a command prompt?   
    • A. 

      RUN

    • B. 

      CMD

    • C. 

      COMMAND

    • D. 

      OPEN

  • 18. 
    The Windows Explorer program can be used to do which of the following? (Choose two.)  
    • A. 

      Browse the Internet

    • B. 

      Copy and move files

    • C. 

      Change file attributes

    • D. 

      Create backup jobs

  • 19. 
    Which of the following file attributes are available to files on a FAT32 partition? 
    • A. 

      Hidden, Read Only, Archive, System

    • B. 

      Compression, Hidden, Archive, Encryption, Read Only

    • C. 

      Read Only, Hidden, System, Encryption

    • D. 

      Indexing, Read Only, Hidden, System, Compression

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is the name of the graphical interface included with Windows Vista?  
    • A. 

      Start

    • B. 

      Aero

    • C. 

      KDE

    • D. 

      GNOME

  • 21. 
    What is the minimum recommended memory for a 64-bit installation of Windows 7? 
    • A. 

      512MB

    • B. 

      1GB

    • C. 

      2GB

    • D. 

      4GB

  • 22. 
    What is the minimum amount of free hard drive space recommended for the installation of Windows Vista Home Basic?  
    • A. 

      1.5GB

    • B. 

      15GB

    • C. 

      30GB

    • D. 

      60GB

  • 23. 
    Which utility works like ping but returns the different IP addresses the packet was routedthrough to reach the final destination? 
    • A. 

      Ipconfig

    • B. 

      Nbtstat

    • C. 

      Tracert

    • D. 

      Netstat

  • 24. 
    You have been told to use the /FIXBOOT switch to write a new boot sector on a Windows 7machine. Which command does this switch work with? 
    • A. 

      SFC

    • B. 

      BOOTREC

    • C. 

      BCEDIT

    • D. 

      ROBOCOPY

  • 25. 
    Virtual memory is configured through which system tool? 
    • A. 

      Taskbar

    • B. 

      System control applet

    • C. 

      Memory Manager

    • D. 

      Virtual Configuration

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