Practice Test: CompTIA A+ Essentials Trivia Quiz

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Practice Test: CompTIA A+ Essentials Trivia Quiz

Hey there Geeks! Hope you all are well. Welcome to CompTIA A+ Essentials Quiz. This quiz has been designed to test your basic knowledge about hardware and knowledge troubleshooting issues related to computer and laptops. Read the questions carefully and answer. These questions are based on the real time exam syllabus. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following has to be installed on a laptop in order to use a compact flash storage device?
    • A. 

      A multi-media card reader

    • B. 

      USB 2.0 drivers

    • C. 

      USB 1.1 drivers

    • D. 

      An enhanced 1.44 floppy drive

  • 2. 
    Which of the following system memories is faster?
    • A. 

      DRAM

    • B. 

      SRAM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      EPROM

  • 3. 
    In modern PCs, the procedure of replacing BIOS contents is sometimes referred to as:
    • A. 

      Hard boot

    • B. 

      Overclocking

    • C. 

      Flashing the BIOS

    • D. 

      Direct memory access (DMA)

  • 4. 
    Which Microsoft Windows OS utility can be used to view basic information about computer's BIOS?
    • A. 

      WINVER.EXE

    • B. 

      MSINFO32.EXE

    • C. 

      Control Panel

    • D. 

      SERVICES.MSC

  • 5. 
    In order to work, an integrated component such as Network Interface Card (NIC) on a newly assembled computer system may need to be first:
    • A. 

      Enabled in Windows Control Panel

    • B. 

       Updated with the latest driver in Device Manager

    • C. 

      Checked against the Hardware Compatibility List (HCL)

    • D. 

      Enabled in the advanced BIOS settings menu

  • 6. 
    How many finger contacts a SIMM memory usually contain?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      72

    • C. 

      168

    • D. 

      50

  • 7. 
    Which of the following indicate a problem with the laptop battery?
    • A. 

      The laptop running slowly 

    • B. 

      Some applications will not run

    • C. 

      The laptop gets switched off when mains switch is off

    • D. 

      The laptop doesn’t boot

  • 8. 
    While POST is running on your computer, while booting up, you encountered an error message, 161. What is the likely cause?
    • A. 

      The CMOS battery need to be replaced

    • B. 

      The memory has gone bad

    • C. 

      The processor has gone bad

    • D. 

      The key board need to be replaced

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following protocol is designed to provide the same level of security to wireless LANs as that of wired LANs?
    • A. 

      WEP

    • B. 

      WPA

    • C. 

      3DES

    • D. 

      802.11a

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is indicative that the Power supply has gone bad in a computer?
    • A. 

      The hard disk keeps thrashing

    • B. 

      The fan will stop rotating

    • C. 

      The front LEDs on the computer cabinet will turn RED

    • D. 

      The POST will give 8** error