Hardware A+ Exam

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  • 1. 
    What should be done if CMOS contains a password you don’t know?
    • A. 

      Keep typing different password combinations

    • B. 

      Install the COMS shorting jumper to erase the CMOS data

    • C. 

      Find a machine that does not use password protection

    • D. 

      Enter the CMOS program and reset or erase the password

  • 2. 
    Which of the following technique is used to troubleshoot if the adapter card and its slots are working fine, but services are unavailable?
    • A. 

      Replace adapter card that is electronically damaged

    • B. 

      Visually inspect cards and cables and reconnect if necessary

    • C. 

      Resolve hardware resource conficts

    • D. 

      Replace adapter card that is physically damaged

  • 3. 
    1. How will you grather information about the modems installed in the computer and the network configuration without checking in the control panel utility?
  • A. 

    By using the registry sub tree HKEY_CFLASSES_ROOT

  • B. 

    By using the registry sub tree HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

  • C. 

    By using the registry sub tree HKEY_CURRENT_USER

  • D. 

    By using the registry sub tree HKEY_USERS

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a function of fully uninterruptible Power Supply system?
    • A. 

      Long term data backup

    • B. 

      Keeping the batteries online

    • C. 

      Monitor the power input line

    • D. 

      Switch to output of battery power when a loss in power is detected

  • 5. 
    Salman need to attache an external CD-Rom drive. Which option needs to be verified when installing an external drive that in not checked normally on installing a internal drive on a notebook?
    • A. 

      Close the screen of the notebook PC

    • B. 

      Verify that the power switch, or power supply, is turned off.

    • C. 

      Verify that proper device drives are installed.

    • D. 

      Verify that Hard drive is disconnected

  • 6. 
    .---------------------------lasera are capable of creating eye damage through chronic, continous exposure; this classs include barcode readers.
    • A. 

      Class 5

    • B. 

      Class 3

    • C. 

      Class 1

    • D. 

      Class 2

    • E. 

      Class 4

  • 7. 
    Port COM1 is type of---------------------------------------.
    • A. 

      Parallel Port

    • B. 

      PS/2 Port

    • C. 

      USB port

    • D. 

      Serial Port

  • 8. 
    Sushil is planning to create a data processing-intensive crossword generator software. He had recently purched a good quality processor with L1 and L2 caches but want to increase its speed to allow his software to be tested well. Which of the following methods can he use to increase the speed of his processor at minimal cost?
    • A. 

      Purchase another processor with L3 cache also.

    • B. 

      Buy a new processor that supports MMX

    • C. 

      Use Throttling

    • D. 

      Use overclocking

  • 9. 
    Identify which of thew following is not a condition when adapter’s icon shows an exclamation mark on a yellow background?
    • A. 

      The PC Card slot has been disabled in the CMOS

    • B. 

      The card may be faulty

    • C. 

      Th edevice is physically not present

    • D. 

      The PC controller in the PC may be faulty

  • 10. 
    36.Missing NTLDR is a type of _____________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Application Error

    • B. 

      Boot Error

    • C. 

      System Lockup Error

    • D. 

      System Stop Error

  • 11. 
    Which statement is NOT TRUE about Disk Management Tool?
    • A. 

      Disk Management Tool is used to convert partitions from the FAT or FAT32 file to NTFS

    • B. 

      Disk Management Tool is used to determine the amount of free space on a partition

    • C. 

      Disk Management Tool is used to display, create, and remove partitions on the drives

    • D. 

      Disk Management Tool is used to view file and folder properties stored on the disk

  • 12. 
    Untill yesterday, ypur windows based computer was working fine. But today you receive “Boot record Not found” error massage. What is the first thing that you should do?
    • A. 

      Create an emergency ntlr disk

    • B. 

      Create an emergency boot disk

    • C. 

      Replace the hard drive

    • D. 

      Run the FDISK program and reformat the hard drive

    • E. 

      Run the FDISK program with MRR option

  • 13. 
    Kamal has built a custom computer using individual hardware components. When he start up the computer, one long beep and one short beep is produced. How should he troubleshoot this problem?  
    • A. 

      He should check if RAM chips are seated propely

    • B. 

      He should check for moniter power, video cable nad display adapter

    • C. 

      He should swap the RAM chips

    • D. 

      He should replace the hard disk

  • 14. 
    For a node on a network following information are given: IP Address is equal to 139.87.140.76 Subnet mask is equal to 255.255.255.0 Which is the correct network ID for this system?
    • A. 

      139.87.255.255

    • B. 

      255.255.255.76

    • C. 

      139.87.140.0

    • D. 

      139.87.140.255

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statement is NOT TRUE about software based firewall security issues?
    • A. 

      Browser used for the communication is firewall security issue in software based firewall as some browser bypass software base firewall

    • B. 

      Disabling is firewall security issue, because it isn’t integrated into a hardware device it can be disabling by mistake

    • C. 

      Open ports is firewall security issue, As it’s sometimes difficult to configure FTP or other internetwork communication through a firewall

    • D. 

      Outgoing traffic is a firewall security issue because firewall controls only incoming traffic

  • 16. 
    Program Name Installation is a type of restore point that is created:
    • A. 

      Before installing any update from the Microsoft websitre that is autamatically downloaded with the Auto Update Feature

    • B. 

      When Windows XP is installed. It can be used to roll the system back to its state just after installation

    • C. 

      After every 24 hours. If the computer is off more than 24 hours, one is created at the next reboot

    • D. 

      When programs are installed with installer tools such as installshield and Windows XP installer

  • 17. 
    A user is trying to start the system. During the boot process he receives a message of type “Non bootable/Non accessible disk”. As a PC technician what could not be the possible cause of the error?
    • A. 

      NTLRD file might be missing or corrupt. Application Error

    • B. 

      CMOS boot sequence is not correct

    • C. 

      Hardware problem with the hard disk or hard disk controller.

    • D. 

      There is bisk in the floppy disk drive

  • 18. 
    In a laser printer, a thermal fuse is used to prevent--------------------------------------------------------.
    • A. 

      Heat sink failure

    • B. 

      A fuser from overheating

    • C. 

      A high-voltage power supply from overheating

    • D. 

      A low-voltage power supply from overheating

  • 19. 
    MR Dawa owned a laptop computer, which he used extensively in his office. Now his son, Wally, is insisting him to buy a desktop for he wants to play his favorite MP3 music on the system. Suggest him analternative such that he can avail the functionality of a desktop system.
    • A. 

      Buy a MP3 player.

    • B. 

      Upgrade his laptop

    • C. 

      Connect the laptop with the internet.

    • D. 

      Buy a docking station.

  • 20. 
    Unwanted software loaded in ti system for the purpose of presenting commercial advertisement to the user is called___________________.
    • A. 

      Spyware

    • B. 

      Spam

    • C. 

      Worms

    • D. 

      Adware

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