Could You Pass This Basic CompTIA Server+ Test?

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CompTIA Server+ exam certifies technical knowledge in areas such as RAID, SCSI, and multiple CPUs, as well as capabilities with server issues, including disaster recovery. You should go through all the questions of the Server+ exam practice questions before taking the real exam. Feedback and comments are welcome! All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Most SCSI-2 devices will work fine with SCSI-1 adapters.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    SCSI-2 devices can function with SCSI-2 as well as SCSI-1 adapters.

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  • 2. 

    A RAID is a ___________________________________.

    • A.

      Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives

    • B.

      Redundant Array of Irreparable Drives

    • C.

      Redundant Array of Intermediate Drives

    • D.

      Redundant Array of Illegal Drives

    Correct Answer
    A. Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives
    Explanation
    A RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive drives) is an online data fault tolerance. It can be formed by using two or more IDE or SCSI drives of same capacity.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following AT commands can cause a modem to hang up manually?

    • A.

      ATH

    • B.

      ATM

    • C.

      ATX

    • D.

      ATD

    Correct Answer
    A. ATH
    Explanation
    Under the AT commands available H- instructs 'hang up' to the modem.

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  • 4. 

    You are configuring RAS service on the server. You are using a dial-up modem for connectivity, which of the following configuration is important?

    • A.

      IP address assignment to the NIC

    • B.

      IP address assignment to the modem

    • C.

      IP address to the dial-up adapter

    • D.

      IP address to the connecting line

    Correct Answer
    C. IP address to the dial-up adapter
    Explanation
    Since you are connecting using a modem, it is the dial-up adapter that needs to be assigned an IP address.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is a must on the Server running NOS?

    • A.

      Antivirus

    • B.

      Firewall

    • C.

      Service pack or patches.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Service pack or patches.
    Explanation
    After every installation and configuration on a network operating system, it is very essential to re-apply the service pack or upgrade it according to requirements.

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  • 6. 

    FDDI is used as a fault tolerance for online data storage. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    FDDI is a fault tolerant measure for a network segment. RAID is an online fault tolerance for data storage device.

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  • 7. 

    DNS is capable of resolving Ip to NetBIOS names. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    DNS can resolve only Host names to IP addresses and vice versa.

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  • 8. 

    Kerberos can be used for WAN authentication. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Kerberos is a security type used to authenticating LAN users. For securing the WAN users� authentication you would require IPSec.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is a dial-up protocol?

    • A.

      PPP

    • B.

      PPTP

    • C.

      TCP/IP

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. PPP
    Explanation
    PPP is capable of building end-to-end connections for each specific protocol that can be encapsulated for that session.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following is an obsolete dial-up protocol?

    • A.

      ISIS

    • B.

      SLIP

    • C.

      L2TP

    • D.

      Kerberos

    Correct Answer
    B. SLIP
    Explanation
    L2TP is a tunneling protocol and is not relevant here. Kerberos cannot be used for IP based network. ISIS relates to routing network.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following server types can be assigned dynamic IP addresses?

    • A.

      File Server

    • B.

      DNS Server

    • C.

      DHCP Server

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    All critical Network Service must be running on Servers that are assigned Static IP address to avoid confusion.

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  • 12. 

    When the server has a tape backup device, you may do away with RAID. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    RAID is very much essential for online data storage fault tolerance.

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  • 13. 

    The DNS server uses broadcast method first to determine IP to Host resolution. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The DNS service will first refer its cache, then the database and so on to perform resolution. Broadcast is employed only when the DNS service fails to fulfill the resolution.

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  • 14. 

    A Server configuration cannot boot from IDE devices. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A server configuration can boot from IDE device, but IDE cannot provide the fault tolerance needed by the Server.

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  • 15. 

    Disk mirroring is ideal fault tolerance for a system partition. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    A system partition on the server should not be mirrored as it will slow down the performance on the server.

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  • 16. 

    It is mandatory for the Server motherboard architecture to support bus mastering. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bus Mastering is a feature supported by some bus architectures that enables a controller connected to the bus to communicate directly with other devices on the bus without going through the CPU. Most modern bus architectures, including PCI, support bus mastering because it improves performance.

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  • 17. 

    It is sufficient to install antivirus on a network, on servers and systems exposed to the internet. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    All systems in a network, inclusive of servers and clients irrespective of whether they are exposed to the Internet or not need to be safeguarded with the antivirus

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  • 18. 

    If the server machine is constantly increasing the page file size, which of the following devices could be causing a problem?

    • A.

      Hard disk

    • B.

      Memory

    • C.

      Motherboard

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Memory
    Explanation
    If the problem is with either the hard disk or motherboard, the POSt would have detected the same. The page file in itself cannot have problems as it is just a memory location. The problem is with the memory.

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  • 19. 

    Hardware RAID is expensive where as Software RAID is poor in performance. T/F ?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hardware level RAID gives far better performance than a software level RAID. Hardware level RAID is far more expensive than software level RAID.

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  • 20. 

    The Ultra2 Wide SCSI can provide 80 MB/sec transfer rate. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The combination of Ultra2 Wide controller and drive is meant for situations that demand improved performance and excellent transfer rate. 80 MB/sec is definitely within the support capability of Ultra2 Wide SCSI

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  • 21. 

    Which of the following cannot be used as a fault tolerant measure?

    • A.

      RAID 0

    • B.

      RAID 1

    • C.

      RAID 3

    • D.

      RAID 5

    Correct Answer
    A. RAID 0
    Explanation
    RAID 0 is not a fault tolerant measure in the software level RAID.

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  • 22. 

    Which of the following utilities can be used to see active connections on a server?

    • A.

      PING

    • B.

      NBTSTAT

    • C.

      NETSTAT

    • D.

      TRACERT

    Correct Answer
    C. NETSTAT
    Explanation
    Netstat is a command-line program that displays information about a TCP/IP computer's current network connections and about the traffic generated by the various TCP/IP protocols.

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  • 23. 

    Cluster service is a fault tolerant service for servers on the network. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Implementation of cluster service improves network availability and allows for scalability. It does not relate to troubleshooting procedures in any way.

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  • 24. 

    Which of the following tape backup methods is considered to create a master backup?

    • A.

      Differential

    • B.

      Sequential

    • C.

      Full

    • D.

      Incremental

    Correct Answer
    C. Full
    Explanation
    A full backup as the name suggests is a complete copy of all files in the hard disk and is hence considered a master back up.

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  • 25. 

    AFT can be implemented for display adapters only. Y/N?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    AFT is implemented for NICs it is in other words referred to as Network Adapter Fault Tolerance (NAFT)

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