CompTIA Advanced Final

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  • 1. 
    What provides the illuminattion for LCD monitors?
    • A. 

      Inverters

    • B. 

      LCD panel

    • C. 

      Backlights

    • D. 

      Lamp

  • 2. 
    What is the function of the RAMDAC?
    • A. 

      To convert analog signals into digital signals

    • B. 

      To convert digital signals into analog signals

    • C. 

      To provide an interface between the RAM and video memory

    • D. 

      To allow legacy video cards to work with modern systems

  • 3. 
    Which of these is the most recent type of video card expansion slot to be introduced?
    • A. 

      AGP

    • B. 

      PCI

    • C. 

      PCIe

    • D. 

      SEC

  • 4. 
    Where can you go to update the driver for your video card?
    • A. 

      Open the Display applet in Control Panel, click the Adapter tab, and then click the Driver button

    • B. 

      Find your display adapter under Device Manager, double-click to open its properties dialog box, and then click the Driver tab

    • C. 

      In Control Panel, doubleclick the Add Hardware applet and then select your video card from the list of installed devices

    • D. 

      Select Start > All Programs > Windows Update

  • 5. 
    What Microsoft API supports 3-D graphics?
    • A. 

      DirectX.I

    • B. 

      OpenGL

    • C. 

      Active Desktop

    • D. 

      Glide

  • 6. 
    How would you adjust your screen settings>
    • A. 

      Select Start > Run and type MSCONFIG to open the Display applet

    • B. 

      Select Start > Run and type DISPLAY to open the Display applet

    • C. 

      Go to Start > All Programs and select the Display program icon

    • D. 

      Go to Start > Control Panel and double-click the Display / Personalization applet icon

  • 7. 
    What is the name for the number of characteristics of a particular sound captured when sampling?
    • A. 

      Bit depth

    • B. 

      Sample rate

    • C. 

      Kilohertz

    • D. 

      Quality rating

  • 8. 
    Which of the following terms most accurately describes a speaker setup with two satelite speakers and a subwoofer?
    • A. 

      Stereo

    • B. 

      2.1

    • C. 

      4.1

    • D. 

      Dolby Digital

  • 9. 
    Jane's sound card is suddenly not making any sound. She suspects that the volume is turned down. She checks the speaker volume and sees that it is turned up. What should she check next?
    • A. 

      The Device Manager

    • B. 

      The speaker power

    • C. 

      The Volume control panel

    • D. 

      The application

  • 10. 
    How should you remove a modular drive?
    • A. 

      Use the Hardware Removal Tool in the System tray

    • B. 

      Shut down, remove the drive, and power back on

    • C. 

      Simply remove the drive with no additional actions

    • D. 

      Use Device Manager to uninstall the device

  • 11. 
    Which buses do ExpressCards use?
    • A. 

      Hi-Speed USB and FireWire

    • B. 

      Hi-Speed USB and PCI Express

    • C. 

      PCI and PCI Express

    • D. 

      Mini PCI and Parallel

  • 12. 
    Which of the following devices enables you to add common PC ports to a portable computer?
    • A. 

      Port replicator

    • B. 

      Port duplicator

    • C. 

      Port modulator

    • D. 

      Port simulator

  • 13. 
    Whic of the following APM power levels writes information from RAM to the hard drive and then copies the data back to RAM when the computer is activated again?
    • A. 

      Full On

    • B. 

      APM Enabled

    • C. 

      APM Standby

    • D. 

      Hibernation

  • 14. 
    Which battery technology is susceptible to heat and memory issues?
    • A. 

      Li-Ion

    • B. 

      Ni-Cd

    • C. 

      NiMH

    • D. 

      PbA

  • 15. 
    Maria's laptop's fan is making a high-pitched whine and doesn't seem to be spinning well. What's a fix for this issue?
    • A. 

      Move the computer to a warmer room

    • B. 

      Put the laptop on a soft surface, such as a pillow

    • C. 

      Replace the fan

    • D. 

      Take the computer to the repair shop

  • 16. 
    What unique identifier is assigned to every NIC?
    • A. 

      IP address

    • B. 

      MAC address

    • C. 

      Packet address

    • D. 

      ZIP address

  • 17. 
    Everything worked fine on your 100BaseT star bus topology network yesterday, but today, no on can connect to the server. The server seems to be in good running order. Which of the following is the most likely problem?
    • A. 

      A switch is malfunctioning

    • B. 

      Someone changed all the passwords for server access

    • C. 

      Someone's T connector has come loose on the bus

    • D. 

      The server's cable is wired as TIA/EIA 568A, and all the others are wired as TIA/EIA 568B

  • 18. 
    What sort of cabling do most fiber networks use?
    • A. 

      62./125 multimode

    • B. 

      100Base multimode

    • C. 

      CAT 5

    • D. 

      CAT 6

  • 19. 
    Which encryption method used on wireless networks is the most secure?
    • A. 

      WEP

    • B. 

      Wi-Fi

    • C. 

      WINS

    • D. 

      WPA2

  • 20. 
    Which wireless networking standard uses the MIMO (multiple in / multiple out)?
    • A. 

      802.11

    • B. 

      802.11n

    • C. 

      802.11b

    • D. 

      802.11g

  • 21. 
    To enable two devices to communicate wirelessley in ad hoc mode, what configuration is required?
    • A. 

      Both devices need to have the same IP address

    • B. 

      Both devices need to have the same SSID

    • C. 

      Both devices need to plug into the same WAP

    • D. 

      No additional configuration is requred

  • 22. 
    Which network type enables you to log into a single machine and then access machines across the network without logging into each of them?
    • A. 

      Client / Server

    • B. 

      Domain-based

    • C. 

      Peer-to-peer

    • D. 

      Windows-based

  • 23. 
    How to you change the TCP/IP settings for a Local Area Connection NIC in Windows XP?
    • A. 

      Right-click My Computer and select Properties to open the System Properties dialog box. Select the Network tab and select the Local Area Connection you wish to change

    • B. 

      Right-click My Network Places and select Properties to open the Network Connections dialog box. Select the Local Area Connection you wish to change.

    • C. 

      Go to Start > Run and type CMD to open a command prompt. Type NSLOOKUP. Select the Local Area Connection you wish to change.

    • D. 

      Go to Start > Run and type CMD to open a command prompt. Type IPCONFIG. Select the Local Area Connection you wish to change.

  • 24. 
    What tool enables you to access shared resources in a Windows-based network?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      My Computer

    • C. 

      My Network Places / Network

    • D. 

      UNC

  • 25. 
    Which of the following offers a fast connection for an external modem?
    • A. 

      CNR

    • B. 

      PCI

    • C. 

      Serial Port

    • D. 

      USB

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