CompTIA Server+ Practice Questions 1-25 : Set 1 Of 4

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CompTIA Server+ Practice Questions 1-25 : Set 1 Of 4

This is Set 1 of 4 of practice questions for Comptia Server+ certification exam. Note: Don't forget to take the full lenght practice exams on Server+ at ProProfs quiz school after completing the practice questions CompTIA Server+ 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 4 sets of Server+ practice questions before take the real exa. Feedback and comments are welcome!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is true?
    • A. 

      Single Ended SCSI systems use an unbalanced electrical signal.

    • B. 

      Single Ended SCSI systems don't work if the total cable length exceeds 6 meters.

    • C. 

      An improper cable insertion is the problem.

    • D. 

      The cable length is less than the minimum allowed cable length.

  • 2. 
    A 17xx POST error code indicates a problem with the:
    • A. 

      Video

    • B. 

      RAM or ROM

    • C. 

      Hard Drive

    • D. 

      System Board

  • 3. 
    If your server goes dead unexpectedly without any symptoms of failure, what would you suspect
    • A. 

      Power supply

    • B. 

      CMOS battery

    • C. 

      AC socket

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Your server does not connect to the network. You have set right issues with NIC. Which of the following steps must follow next?
    • A. 

      Attempt to log in to the server after again observing the NIC light status.

    • B. 

      Replace NIC.

    • C. 

      Replace NIC driver.

    • D. 

      Consider it fixed.

  • 5. 
    You have assigned maintenance task of the server to the backup operator. He is unable to log in to the server. When you log in, you do so successfully. What could the problem be?
    • A. 

      Server is down.

    • B. 

      Incorrect username and password.

    • C. 

      The backup operator may not have access rights to the server.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    You have just configured two new SCSI drives on a system board meant for ATA drives. The drives being recognized after boot up are ATA drives. What is the problem?
    • A. 

      The BIOS is not configured to boot from the SCSI drives.

    • B. 

      You cannot boot from a SCSI drive.

    • C. 

      The Operating System must be updated.

    • D. 

      A BIOS firmware update must be applied.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Power Supply Unit

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      HDD

    • D. 

      CPU

  • 8. 
    You have just upgraded the RAID subsystem on your server with better SCSI drives. Upon powering on the server, you notice that the SCSI drives seem to be totally dead. You were sure the drives have been QC approved. What could the problem be?
    • A. 

      Bad data cable

    • B. 

      Incorrect jumper setting on drive

    • C. 

      Loose power connector

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 9. 
    Your Windows based server gives a blue screen upon start up. Which of the following is the correct term for the screen being displayed?
    • A. 

      BSOD

    • B. 

      MOTD

    • C. 

      BS

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    If your server gave no display upon boot up but you hear all the correct sounds for a normal startup, which of the following would you suspect?
    • A. 

      Loose monitor connection

    • B. 

      Microprocessor

    • C. 

      Power Supply

    • D. 

      Speaker

  • 11. 
    Your server room has become warm all of a sudden. Which of the following must you check?
    • A. 

      Power supply fans

    • B. 

      Air conditioning

    • C. 

      UPS

    • D. 

      CPU fan

  • 12. 
    What is the most likely consequence of a sudden power outage?
    • A. 

      Lost data

    • B. 

      RAM damage

    • C. 

      Monitor damage

    • D. 

      Modem damage

  • 13. 
    If your server is unable to complete back up in each of the backup schedules, which of the following would you examine?
    • A. 

      Examine the back-up logs.

    • B. 

      Examine the user's PC

    • C. 

      Examine network server for network problems.

    • D. 

      Run an anti-virus scan on the PC

  • 14. 
    Your serversí CPU fan has stopped functioning. What would be the eventual result of this problem?
    • A. 

      The server itself may stop functioning in due course.

    • B. 

      SMPS will fail.

    • C. 

      Hard disk may fail.

    • D. 

      Nothing at all.

  • 15. 
    You install a SCSI 2 Ultra host adapter with 4 drives. After you bring up the system you notice that only 2 drives are detected. What is the likely cause for this problem?
    • A. 

      SCSI ID assignment is incorrect

    • B. 

      Two drives have failed.

    • C. 

      The host adapter is faulty.

    • D. 

      Termination is improper.

  • 16. 
    Why does a server need to be backed by a UPS in case of power failure?
    • A. 

      UPS can generate power.

    • B. 

      UPS can power notebook computer.

    • C. 

      UPS allows the server to shut down safely.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    It is mandatory for the SCSI adaptor must be of the same vendor as the SCSI drive? T/F?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Server CPUs are sensitive to heat

    • B. 

      Server CPUs get heated up very quickly

    • C. 

      Server systems require internal cooling and not external cooling

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is used to terminate a SCSI system?
    • A. 

      Capacitor

    • B. 

      Resistor

    • C. 

      Chip

    • D. 

      Transistor

  • 20. 
    You are configuring your server to be a backup server for your entire network. This server already has existing SCSI devices. You add a SCSI tape device now. Upon restarting the server you notice that the tape device is not functioning. What is the likely cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      Improper termination.

    • B. 

      Incorrect adapter.

    • C. 

      Improper cabling.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Cable color

    • B. 

      Twists in cables

    • C. 

      Prong layout

    • D. 

      Cable pin out

    • E. 

      Number of wires

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      To a parallel port on the computer

    • B. 

      To an open SCSI port on the computer

    • C. 

      To a serial port on the host adapter

    • D. 

      To an open SCSI port on the first hard drive

  • 23. 
    Your Windows 2000 Server computer uses a non-Plug and Play ISA modem configured to use IRQ 5. You add a PCI modem and restart the computer. Device Manager reports an IRQ conflict between the two modems. Both modem are trying to use IRQ 5. How will you resolve this?
    • A. 

      Use Device Manager to change the IRQ for the original modem to IRQ 9.

    • B. 

      Use Device Manager to change the IRQ for the original modem to IRQ 10.

    • C. 

      Edit the CMOS settings on the computer to reserve IRQ 5 for non-Plug and Play devices.

    • D. 

      Edit the CMOS settings on the computer to reserve IRQ 10 for non-Plug and Play devices.

  • 24. 
    A server has just been connected to a new UPS. You pull the power plug to test the UPS, both the UPS and the server abruptly shut down. What is the most likely cause for this problem?
    • A. 

      The server BIOS was not updated.

    • B. 

      The UPS software was not installed.

    • C. 

      The serial cable to the server was disconnected.

    • D. 

      The UPS battery was not charged.