CompTIA A+ Essentials And It Technician Exam! Quiz

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CompTIA A+ Essentials And It Technician Exam! Quiz

CompTIA tests are designed to test how knowledgeable one is when it comes to computer knowledge and applications. A+ supports the ability to connect users to the data they need to do their jobs regardless of the devices being used. The quiz below is designed specifically for a person who is studying for the IT technician exam. Give it a try and better be prepared for the certification exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Peripheral devices use which standard for high-speed FireWire interfaces?
    • A. 

      IE 1392

    • B. 

      IEE 1391

    • C. 

      IEEE 1394

    • D. 

      IE 6.0

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 2. 
    Computer designers develop standard interfaces between their system boards and the specific adapter cards that you install later. What is this interface called?
    • A. 

      A hard drive

    • B. 

      A bus

    • C. 

      A USB port

    • D. 

      A network card

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are true statements about data removal from a storage medium?
    • A. 

      Formatting a hard drive, tape, or floppy disk permanently erases the information that was stored on that storage device.

    • B. 

      Formatting a hard drive, tape, or floppy disk several times or bulk erasing it first permanently erases the information that was stored on that storage device.

    • C. 

      There are many recovery tools that can reconstruct data from the electronic remnants of deleted files or formatted disks.

    • D. 

      It is more secure to destroy the media.

    • E. 

      I don't know

  • 4. 
    True or False? Bluetooth is a wireless radio protocol that allows communication between devices usually more than 30 feet apart.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which firewall option allows you to record information concerning unsolicited traffic on your network?
    • A. 

      Port blocking

    • B. 

      Security log

    • C. 

      Application access

    • D. 

      Global security level

  • 6. 
    True or False? To remove loose debris from a keyboard, you should shake it upside down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of these are considered reliable troubleshooting resources when researching printer and scanner issues?
    • A. 

      Device documentation

    • B. 

      Manufacturer's websites

    • C. 

      Error logs

    • D. 

      User blogs

  • 8. 
    Which network model is described as having a host computer that controls all network communication and performs data processing and storage on behalf of clients?
    • A. 

      Client-server network

    • B. 

      Centralized network

    • C. 

      Peer-to-peer network

    • D. 

      Mode network

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are solutions for a problem with the microphone not working properly?
    • A. 

      Verify that the microphone is connected to the correct port on the sound card.

    • B. 

      Test the microphone on a computer with a properly functioning sound card and microphone.

    • C. 

      Connect a known good microphone to the computer.

    • D. 

      Install or reinstall the most current drivers for the display adapter.

  • 10. 
    True or False? Floppy disks can hold up to 1.44 MB of data.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    True or False? Power supplies not only power the components directly connected to the system board through slots, but drives and other internal components as well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Social engineering attacks can occur through which of these methods?
    • A. 

      Over the phone

    • B. 

      By using a thumb drive

    • C. 

      In person

    • D. 

      Through email

  • 13. 
    True or False? You should always check to see if the input device you are installing needs updated drivers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    True or False? A network address is typically composed of two parts: one identifies the portion of the network and the other identifies the specific computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Why do MIDI adapters have a DIN5 connector at one end and a 15-pin connector at the other end?
    • A. 

      So that speakers can be plugged into them.

    • B. 

      To enable video conferencing.

    • C. 

      For connecting to the game port.

    • D. 

      For optimal display image.

  • 16. 
    Which of these are considered common mobile computing device issues?
    • A. 

      External monitor does not display.

    • B. 

      Battery life is too short.

    • C. 

      The device gets very warm.

    • D. 

      Device can use an external keyboard.

  • 17. 
    Which of these are you able to do in the Recovery Console?
    • A. 

      Correct boot problems.

    • B. 

      Manage files and disks.

    • C. 

      Boot the computer into Safe Mode.

    • D. 

      Enable and disable services.

  • 18. 
    True or False? When a computer hibernates, the computer shuts down after saving everything in memory on your hard disk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Wires are color-coded as to their voltages. What color wire is a +5 voltage?
    • A. 

      Yellow wire

    • B. 

      Blue wire

    • C. 

      Red wire

    • D. 

      White wire

    • E. 

      Black wire

  • 20. 
    True or False? Privacy and security are two things that can be customized on the Internet Explorer web browser.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Which of these generally leaves messages on a mail server?
    • A. 

      IMAP4

    • B. 

      SMTP

    • C. 

      POP3

    • D. 

      HTTP

  • 22. 
    Which of these are ways an individual computer might connect to the Internet?
    • A. 

      Through a local network connection

    • B. 

      Through a domain controller

    • C. 

      Through an Internet Service Provider (ISP)

    • D. 

      Through workgroup membership

  • 23. 
    Which of the following are the main categories of instruction sets?
    • A. 

      Complex instruction set computer (CISC)

    • B. 

      Reduced instruction set computer (RISC)

    • C. 

      Explicitly parallel instruction computing (EPIC)

    • D. 

      Expanded instruction set computing (EISC)

  • 24. 
    True or False? Control Panel provides access to various configuration utilities for the Windows operating system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    In which printing process does the printer use heat to release the ink from the nozzle?
    • A. 

      Ink dispersion print process

    • B. 

      Laser printing process

    • C. 

      Thermal inkjet print process

    • D. 

      Solid ink print process