CompTIA Review Questions

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CompTIA Quizzes & Trivia

Review Questions, Dont know how many i will put in, put i will be updating almost everyday with new questions added. Part 2 being worked on now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Whic of the following are scsi types that allow for 16 devices, including the adapter, to be connected on a single shared cable?  (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Ultra wide scsi

    • B. 

      Fast scsi

    • C. 

      Ultra scsi

    • D. 

      Fast wide scsi

    • E. 

      Ultra 2 scsi

  • 2. 
    You have an Apple Macintosh computer. Which permissions will be available to  you when an NTFS formatted external  hard drive is attached to your computer.
    • A. 

      Read only

    • B. 

      Read/Write

    • C. 

      Read/Write/Execute

    • D. 

      Execute

  • 3. 
    What is the term used to refer to the concentric area on a disk that completes one circumference of the disk?
    • A. 

      Sector

    • B. 

      Track

    • C. 

      Cylinder

    • D. 

      Cluster

  • 4. 
    A FDD connector has how many pins?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      50

  • 5. 
    Which of the following components on the motherboard usually house the IDE connectors.
    • A. 

      PCI bus

    • B. 

      North Bridge

    • C. 

      ISA bus

    • D. 

      South Bridge

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Flash the bios

    • B. 

      Replace the CMOS chip

    • C. 

      Replace the Bios

    • D. 

      Reset the CMOS

  • 7. 
    What is the most common used to easily install a CPU on a motherboard?
    • A. 

      ZIF (Zero insertion Force)

    • B. 

      Base plate mount

    • C. 

      Thermal grease

    • D. 

      Pin grid array

  • 8. 
    What is the case and motherboard standard that guarantess compatibility among all adopters of the standard?
    • A. 

      AT form factor

    • B. 

      ATX FORM FACTOR

    • C. 

      MICRO-AT

    • D. 

      LPX AND MINI-LPX

  • 9. 
    What type of PC card slot can be used to accommodate all the other physical PC card Types
    • A. 

      Type II

    • B. 

      Type III

    • C. 

      PCI-E

    • D. 

      Type I

  • 10. 
    Which computer component is capable of holding multiple (I/O) cards?
    • A. 

      A bus slot

    • B. 

      A riser card

    • C. 

      A memory card

    • D. 

      An integrated I/O card.

  • 11. 
    What is the clock speed of a DDR16000 Ram Module?
    • A. 

      233 mhz

    • B. 

      133 mhz

    • C. 

      266 mhz

    • D. 

      200 mhz

  • 12. 
    Which technology makes use of Bus Slot Architecture?
    • A. 

      Eide

    • B. 

      Scsi

    • C. 

      Agp

    • D. 

      Sata

  • 13. 
    Which accuratly describes the function of the chipset on a Motherboard?
    • A. 

      The chipset is responsible for controlling data transfer to the hard disk only.

    • B. 

      The chipset is responsible for controlling the transfer of data to and from computer peripherals.

    • C. 

      The chipset is responsible for transferring data from the monitor to the CPU

    • D. 

      The chipset allows the computer to select the operating system to use.

  • 14. 
    Power supplies are rated in what?
    • A. 

      Voltage

    • B. 

      Watts

    • C. 

      Hertz

    • D. 

      Ohms

  • 15. 
    When connecting the power cable of an at power supply to the motherboard, which two wires on the power connectors (p8/p9) should be together.
    • A. 

      Green wires

    • B. 

      White wires

    • C. 

      Black wires

    • D. 

      Brown wires

  • 16. 
    What is the power supply called that is equipped with a pass-through power connector that transfers power to a monitor.
    • A. 

      Mini Atx

    • B. 

      AT

    • C. 

      Atx

    • D. 

      Micro atx

  • 17. 
    What is the purpose of the toggle switch that is marked 120/240V found on most system cases?
    • A. 

      It makes allowance for a user to switch between electrical outlets in different countries.

    • B. 

      It prevents certain peripherals from power draining the system.

    • C. 

      It assists in power supply failure troubleshooting.

    • D. 

      It allows for overclocking of systems.

  • 18. 
    Which of the following sockets are used for a 3.4 ghz p4 processor.
    • A. 

      423

    • B. 

      462

    • C. 

      478

    • D. 

      754

    • E. 

      A

  • 19. 
    How can hyperthreading be disabled on a 2800mhz pentium 4 system.
    • A. 

      Disable Hyperthreading in the system bios

    • B. 

      Disable Hyperthreading in the Device manager

    • C. 

      Disable hyperthreading on the motherboard

    • D. 

      A pentium 4 2800mhz CPU does not support Hyperthreading.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following terms are used to refer to CPU technology?
    • A. 

      Dual Channel

    • B. 

      Hyperthreading

    • C. 

      Rambus

    • D. 

      NorthBridge

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is the scsi id number generally recommended for the cd-rom?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 22. 
    What do you call the part of a cd-rom drives head assembly that moves across the disk to read it?
    • A. 

      Read/write actuator

    • B. 

      Mechanical frame

    • C. 

      Head actuator

    • D. 

      Disk spindle

  • 23. 
    What is the term used to refer to the concentric area on a disk that completes one circumference of the disk?
    • A. 

      Sector

    • B. 

      Track

    • C. 

      Cylinder

    • D. 

      Cluster

  • 24. 
    A FDD connector has how many pins?
    • A. 

      24

    • B. 

      34

    • C. 

      40

    • D. 

      50

  • 25. 
    When a technician upgrades firmware on a motherboard he has to_______?
    • A. 

      Flash the bios

    • B. 

      Replace the CMOS chip

    • C. 

      Replace the Bios

    • D. 

      Reset the CMOS