CompTIA Server+ Practice Test Questions 76-100 : Set 4 Of 4

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CompTIA Server+ Practice Test Questions 76-100 : Set 4 Of 4 - Quiz

This is Set 4 of 4 of practice test questions for Comptia Server+ exam. CompTIA Server+ test 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+ test practice questions before take the real exam. Feedback and comments are welcome!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    NICs are used only in Peer-To-Peer networks.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    NIC are meant to connect any type of system on to the network.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following tasks must be performed on priority after performing any upgrade on the server?

    • A.

      Apply latest patches

    • B.

      Update the Network OS

    • C.

      Disconnect the server from the network

    • D.

      Unplug the server from the power source

    Correct Answer
    A. Apply latest patches
    Explanation
    The server OS must always be running with latest patches to reduce vulnerabilities.

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  • 3. 

    When using a Ultra2 SCSI controller with an Ultra ATA 100 drive you need a converter. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Ultra2 SCSI controller with an Ultra ATA 100 drive will need the use of a converter between the two.

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  • 4. 

    ESD can affect which of the following?

    • A.

      Motherboard

    • B.

      Hard drive

    • C.

      Printer

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Motherboard
    Explanation
    Motherboard has sensitive IC components that can blow up due to ESD.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following services is not required on a dedicated server?

    • A.

      The RAS service

    • B.

      Client service

    • C.

      DHCP service

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Client service
    Explanation
    In the above given list the client service is the only service when run run on the server will make it a non-dedicated server

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following environment hazards could adversely affect the server?

    • A.

      Excess light

    • B.

      Excess temperature

    • C.

      Dust

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Excess temperature
    C. Dust
    Explanation
    Excess heat and dust could hamper the server performance adversely.

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  • 7. 

    Termination is not required when you are using just one SCSI drive. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Correct termination of the SCSI device is mandatory for it to be recognized and be functional.

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  • 8. 

    How would you login to a server that has been taken off network for maintenance task?

    • A.

      Using local accounts

    • B.

      Using administrator accounts

    • C.

      Using a local administrator account

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Using a local administrator account
    Explanation
    When a server is off network, you may login to the server using a local administrator equivalent password for maintenance purpose.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following bus architectures is not much in use these days?

    • A.

      MCA

    • B.

      PCI

    • C.

      EISA

    • D.

      VESA

    Correct Answer
    A. MCA
    Explanation
    MCA architecture is not as widely used as the rest.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following files will help you track information of a boot up process in the server?

    • A.

      Event log

    • B.

      Error log

    • C.

      Backup log

    • D.

      Boot log

    Correct Answer
    D. Boot log
    Explanation
    The Boot log file holds all information required to troubleshoot a boot up process.

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  • 11. 

    It is not good practice to by pass memory test on boot up in a server machine. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    By passing memory test will not help you when memory is near failure.

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  • 12. 

    You are testing for the server, you wait to hear beeps at the boot up time and hear none. Other than the memory, which other component could be faulty?

    • A.

      The SMPS

    • B.

      The Hard drives

    • C.

      The speaker

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. The speaker
    Explanation
    When a server fails to boot, along with the obvious components, one must also verify that the speaker is functional.

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  • 13. 

    Your server is unable to connect to the network in spite of the hardware and protocol configuration being completed successfully. What could the problem be?

    • A.

      Check the NIC

    • B.

      Check the IP address

    • C.

      Check the service pack or patch version on the server

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Check the IP address
    Explanation
    Since the hardware and software configuration is intact, the only problem could be with IP addressing.

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  • 14. 

    Which of the following contains the HCL that is required during server OS installation?

    • A.

      Operating system CD

    • B.

      Hardware installation CD

    • C.

      Hardware installation manual

    • D.

      Operating system vendor Website

    Correct Answer
    A. Operating system CD
    Explanation
    Compatibility information is nothing but the HCL or the hardware compatibility list, which is usually available in the OS CD ROM.

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  • 15. 

    RAID 0 requires 2 minimum similar capacity drives. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Disk mirroring/ Duplexing can be managed with just 2 drives unlike other RAID levels

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  • 16. 

    Which of the following relates to the UPS?

    • A.

      VA rating

    • B.

      UL rating

    • C.

      Clamping voltage

    • D.

      Cut-off signal

    Correct Answer
    A. VA rating
    Explanation
    The Volt Ampere rating is what is considered while buying a UPS.

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  • 17. 

    If your Server that is housing a database needs to be constantly connected to your Web server in the ISP location, which of the following modem types would you need?

    • A.

      Internal modem

    • B.

      DSL/Cable

    • C.

      Wireless

    • D.

      Dial-up

    Correct Answer
    B. DSL/Cable
    Explanation
    For a permanent connection, you would need a leased line connection and accordingly a DSL/Cable modem.

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  • 18. 

    When housing a server along with many other equipments in an orderly fashion. Which of the following do you require?

    • A.

      A stackable hub

    • B.

      Server rack

    • C.

      A cupboard

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Server rack
    Explanation
    When housing many equipments along with a server in an orderly fashion, what you need is the server rack.

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  • 19. 

    Ideally, how many times in a week are you required to perform a full backup?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    A full backup is performed just once a week and with combinations of incremental and differential backup for the rest of the week.

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  • 20. 

    It is mandatory for SCSI devices on the server to have termination. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If a SCSI device has improper or no termination, it may not function at all.

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  • 21. 

    If a server crashes in spite of having a UPS, which of the following could be the cause?

    • A.

      The UPS is not working

    • B.

      Battery charge is not adequate

    • C.

      Power failure

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Battery charge is not adequate
    Explanation
    If a server crashes in spite of having a UPS, the most likely cause could be that the battery charge is not adequate. The UPS is designed to provide backup power in case of a power failure, but if the battery charge is low or not sufficient, it may not be able to sustain the server's power requirements, resulting in a crash. This could happen if the UPS battery is old and needs replacement, or if it has not been properly maintained or charged.

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  • 22. 

    Just storing the backup tape is good practice to ensure the tape backup works when needed. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is mandatory to test backups at regular intervals. You may alternately implement a backup verification tool as well.

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  • 23. 

    How would you observe the performances of the server you just purchased and put on the network?

    • A.

      Implement performance monitoring utilities

    • B.

      Survey users for their opinion on the server performance

    • C.

      Bring down the server to see how many users will be affected and then gauge the performance

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Implement performance monitoring utilities
    Explanation
    Performing monitoring tools and utilities are usually built into the server OS. If not you may have to implement a third party tool to the effect.

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  • 24. 

    Where can you obtain the RAID related messages in the server?

    • A.

      Checking event logs

    • B.

      Checking the emails

    • C.

      Backup logs

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Checking event logs
    Explanation
    Event logs will record all application, system and security related information of the server. This will also indicate RAID related occurrences.

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  • 25. 

    Since simulating hardware failure is risky, incase the server may never be required. T/F?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The only way you can be sure of how the backup will perform is when the crash actually happens. As a preventive maintenance task, you may set up a schedule to check for these failures at regular intervals.

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