It A + Essentials For The 601 Exam (2)

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This is a quiz that tests knowledge on the A+ ESSENTIALS module for the mock exam 220-601. There are test questions on operating systems portable computers,networks,printers,security,and customer service. ,


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  • 1. 
    You are  a .desktop engineer for your company.The company network constists of five windows 95,and 8 windows 98 client computers.Management of your company wants you to upgrade all client computers to windows XP pro.you upgrade all computer hardware to meet the minimum requirements of Windows XP pro.What should you do next ? choose 2
    • A. 

      Upgr. all Win95 client computers to Win XP Pro

    • B. 

      Upgr. all Win98 client computers to Windows ME and then to Win XP Pro

    • C. 

      Upgr. all Win98 client computers to Win XP Pro

    • D. 

      Upgr. all Win95 client computers to Win98 and then to Win XP Pro

  • 2. 
    Sheila approaches you asking you to recommend a printer to her,she works in the retail industry,and wants a printer,that can generate receipts in ?What would you recommend?
    • A. 

      Laser

    • B. 

      Thermal

    • C. 

      Dot MATRIX

    • D. 

      Solid INK

  • 3. 
    What one of these is included in the Windows 2000/XP, CD-ROM,?
    • A. 

      Automated system recovery

    • B. 

      Last known good configuration

    • C. 

      SAFE mode

    • D. 

      Recovery Console

  • 4. 
    Which of these TWO,are forms of social engineering?
    • A. 

      Dumpster Diving

    • B. 

      Trojan

    • C. 

      Spyware

    • D. 

      Telephone Scams

  • 5. 
    What part of the laser printing process does the corona wire create a negative charge(-ve) electromagnetic charge on the drum?
    • A. 

      Cleaning

    • B. 

      Charging

    • C. 

      Write

    • D. 

      Develop

    • E. 

      Fuse

  • 6. 
    How thick are Type II CARDS?
    • A. 

      3.3MM

    • B. 

      5MM

    • C. 

      10MM

    • D. 

      10.5MM

  • 7. 
    What is the maximum theoretical throughtput of Express CARD using USB 2.0 BUS?
    • A. 

      160 mbps

    • B. 

      1056 mbps

    • C. 

      480mbps

    • D. 

      2.5 Gbps

  • 8. 
    The microsoft management console utilit is available in what operating systems? select THREE
    • A. 

      Windows 95

    • B. 

      Windows 98

    • C. 

      Windows 2000

    • D. 

      Windows XP

    • E. 

      Windows Vista

  • 9. 
    A user ACCOUNT is a member of several groups,and the groups,have conflicting rights and permissions,to several network resources.The culminating permissions that ultimately affect the users access are referred to as what/
    • A. 

      Culminating Rights

    • B. 

      User Accounts

    • C. 

      Group Policy

    • D. 

      Effective permissions

  • 10. 
    Bob is taking up digital photography,he asks you to recommend a printer,to him,that would allow him to print his photos,with best results?
    • A. 

      Dot Matrix

    • B. 

      Solid Ink

    • C. 

      Inkjet

    • D. 

      Dye Sublimation

  • 11. 
    Which one of these checks connectivity between  two computers?
    • A. 

      Tracert

    • B. 

      IPCONFIG

    • C. 

      NSLOOKUP

    • D. 

      PING

  • 12. 
    What would typically cause a laser printer,to make the same mark on every page?
    • A. 

      A damaged toner

    • B. 

      A damaged Laser

    • C. 

      A damaged Printer

    • D. 

      A damaged Drum

  • 13. 
    How do you access the command prompt?
    • A. 

      Start/Type RUN press COMMAND

    • B. 

      Start/Run Type CMD

    • C. 

      Start/programs/acessories/system tools/system/command

    • D. 

      Start/Run Type CMD,and press OK

  • 14. 
    What are  examples of an erase/delete command? select TWO
    • A. 

      Del c:\users\myfile.txt

    • B. 

      Erase c:\users\myfile.txt

    • C. 

      Del \ users\my files

    • D. 

      Erase c:\users\myfile

  • 15. 
    When a disk is set to slave it means there are two disks on the channel and this disk is device--?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 16. 
    What SCSI standard has a maximum throughtput of 10MB'S(80 mb/s) AND,uses a 16 bit bus,also some newer implementations use a 32 bit bus?
    • A. 

      Narrow

    • B. 

      Fast

    • C. 

      Wide

    • D. 

      Fast Wide

    • E. 

      Ultra

  • 17. 
    What is the maximum cable length,for SCSI ?
    • A. 

      12m

    • B. 

      6m

    • C. 

      3m

    • D. 

      1.5m

  • 18. 
    How do you access system tools ?
    • A. 

      Start/programs/accesories/system /system tools

    • B. 

      Start/Programs/Accessories/System tools

    • C. 

      Start/control panel/administrative tools/system tools

    • D. 

      Start/control panel/device manager/system.system tools

  • 19. 
    The L2 cache is ------------ than the L1 CACHE?
    • A. 

      Smaller

    • B. 

      Wider

    • C. 

      Faster

    • D. 

      Larger

  • 20. 
    To start the REGISTRY editor,what do you do?
    • A. 

      Start/Run/Type /Regredt and Type ok

    • B. 

      Start/programs/registry/ registry editor

    • C. 

      Start/Run Type REGREDIT32 AND click OK

    • D. 

      Start/Run and Type REGREDT AND click ok

    • E. 

      Start/Run and Type Regredit 32

  • 21. 
    Effectively a DIMM is---------------? on the same printed circuit board. This means that each memory stick is already paired. DIMMs use a 64 bit data path to the PC.
    • A. 

      Two SDRAM DIMMS

    • B. 

      Two RDRAM SIMMS

    • C. 

      Two SDRAM SO DIMMS

    • D. 

      Two SDRAM SIMMS

  • 22. 
    The windows 9x series includes all of these? select All that apply
    • A. 

      Windows 95

    • B. 

      Windows 2000

    • C. 

      Windows 98

    • D. 

      Windows Me

    • E. 

      Windows XP

  • 23. 
    Windows uses --------- or swap file for virtual memory?
    • A. 

      Page file

    • B. 

      VIrtual memory

    • C. 

      Swap memory

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 24. 
    A SIMM is a printed circuit board,with one or more dymnamic Random access memory(RAM) chips on it.Simms usually have what ,bit data path to the PC?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      64

  • 25. 
    What chip is the primary bridge between the CPU,and the rest of the computer.and deals with high speed devices such as video card,RAM,and PCI bus?
    • A. 

      Northbridge

    • B. 

      Southbridge

    • C. 

      CMOS

    • D. 

      ROM

  • 26. 
    Kyle  wants to upgrade to  windows 2000,HE has Intel pentium 200 mhz,4 Gb with  800mb OF hard disk space,and 60 MB of RAM.Can he do this?
    • A. 

      No

    • B. 

      Yes but after he adds more hard disk space

    • C. 

      Yes but after he adds more RAM

    • D. 

      YES

  • 27. 
    To get an ACSII character of 256 Colours,each pixel would have to be represented with how many bits?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

    • E. 

      16

  • 28. 
    MOST new printers uswe which port?
    • A. 

      Serial

    • B. 

      Firewire

    • C. 

      USB

    • D. 

      PARALLEL

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      COPY

    • B. 

      ATTRIB

    • C. 

      XCOPY

    • D. 

      RENAME

  • 30. 
    Your arrive at a clients home,and want to connect by networking her computer,to yours.There is no hub,,you have with you,a fibre optic cable,a crossover cable,telephone wire,and and an rj45 connector.what connection type will be the best to use?
    • A. 

      Fibre Optic Cable

    • B. 

      Crossover cable

    • C. 

      Telephone wire

    • D. 

      RJ 45 connector

  • 31. 
    Which of the statements about peer to peer networks is the FALSE statement?
    • A. 

      A peer to peer network enables any or all of the machines on the network to act as a server.

    • B. 

      Every computer,can perform both server and client functions

    • C. 

      A peer to peer network,is great for large networks

    • D. 

      A peer to peer network comprising only windows 2000/XP,machines require you to place a local account on every system,.

  • 32. 
    Which type of encryption offers the most security?
    • A. 

      PAP

    • B. 

      CHAP

    • C. 

      MSCHAP

    • D. 

      SMTP

  • 33. 
    Which type of RAM,sends 4 bits of data every clock cycle?
    • A. 

      DRAM

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      DDR SDRAM

    • D. 

      DDR2 SDRAM

  • 34. 
    What is the name for the wires that connect the CPU,to the main system RAM.generally running at speeds of 66-133mhz .
    • A. 

      Backside Bus

    • B. 

      Expansion bus

    • C. 

      Frontside Bus

    • D. 

      Highend Bus

  • 35. 
    Shaun wants to install a new USB printer on his system,,he needs to check if the printer  is compatible with his system.What would be the BEST and most efficient way of finding this information?
    • A. 

      Call the Manufacturers and leave a message

    • B. 

      Download information about the printer

    • C. 

      Ask his boss

    • D. 

      Check the HCL ;LIST

  • 36. 
    Which installation method inherits all previous hardware and software settings?
    • A. 

      Clean

    • B. 

      Upgrade

    • C. 

      Mulitiboot

    • D. 

      Automated

  • 37. 
    Which backup method,backs up all files,that have been selected,that have changed since the last backup?
    • A. 

      COPY

    • B. 

      NORMAL

    • C. 

      DAILY

    • D. 

      INCREMENTAL

  • 38. 
    What battery type do MOST portable computers use?
    • A. 

      NI-CD

    • B. 

      NI-LI

    • C. 

      NI-MH

    • D. 

      LI-ION

  • 39. 
    Which of the following APM/ACPI levels saves the most power?
    • A. 

      Full on

    • B. 

      Standby

    • C. 

      Enabled

    • D. 

      Hibernate

  • 40. 
    The vast majority of internal hard drives in  portable computers use what interface?
    • A. 

      AT

    • B. 

      ATA

    • C. 

      ATAPI

    • D. 

      SCSI

  • 41. 
    What is the proper path to acess vIrtual memory settings,in windows XP?
    • A. 

      Right click desktop.properties/screensaver/power

    • B. 

      Right click my computer/properties/Advanced tab/performance/settings/Advanced Tab

    • C. 

      Start/control panel/Administrative tools/ computer management/performance

    • D. 

      Start/control panel,virtual memory/ settings./advanced tab

  • 42. 
    At POST you get an error message,post error  2xx,what does this indicate?
    • A. 

      System Board

    • B. 

      Memory

    • C. 

      Keyboard

    • D. 

      Video Adaptor

  • 43. 
    What is the pressure of electrons passing through a wire?
    • A. 

      Amps

    • B. 

      Ohms

    • C. 

      Watts

    • D. 

      Volts

  • 44. 
    What is the most common networking standard used today?
    • A. 

      Utp

    • B. 

      Fibre Optic

    • C. 

      Thinnet

    • D. 

      Ethernet

  • 45. 
    Which part layer of the OSI seven layer model breaks down data into managable chunks,TCP,UDP,SPX.and NetBEUI operate at?
    • A. 

      Layer1 The physical Layer

    • B. 

      Layer 2 The data link Layer

    • C. 

      Layer 3 The network LAYER

    • D. 

      Layer 4 The transport layer

  • 46. 
    What level of the OSi seven layer  model,which can also manage data encrytion hides the differences between various types of computer systems?
    • A. 

      Layer 4 The Transport LAYER

    • B. 

      Layer5 The session layer

    • C. 

      Layer 6 The presentation layer

    • D. 

      Layer 7 The aplication folder

  • 47. 
    What is a definition of the term OVERCLOCKING?
    • A. 

      To run a CPU,or video processor at rated speed

    • B. 

      To run a CPU,or video processor faster,than its rated speed.

    • C. 

      To run a CPU,or video processor,slower,than its rated speed

    • D. 

      To run a CPU,or video processor,at average speed

  • 48. 
    What program can be used to edit the Windows Registry?,IN WINDOWS 2000,And XP only?
    • A. 

      REGREDIT32

    • B. 

      REGREDT 32

    • C. 

      REGREDIT32.EXE

    • D. 

      REGREDT32.EXE

  • 49. 
    What does the error msg Stop 0x00000079. MISMATCHED_HAL  mean?.
    • A. 

      Hardware device or driver,calls for a a piece of data that is not in memory

    • B. 

      Mismatch in the hardware abstraction layer(Hal),and the windows XP,system files

    • C. 

      Mismatch in the hardware

    • D. 

      Mismatch with the hardware compatibility list

  • 50. 
    What TWO connectors are used to  provide power to AT style motherboards?
    • A. 

      P2

    • B. 

      P1

    • C. 

      P8

    • D. 

      P9

  • 51. 
    SCSI interfaces have how many pins?
    • A. 

      40

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      60

    • D. 

      70

  • 52. 
    Which of these use slot 1? SELCET THREE
    • A. 

      Pentium 11

    • B. 

      Pentium PRO

    • C. 

      PENTIUM 111

    • D. 

      Celeron

    • E. 

      Pentium 1

  • 53. 
    The default subnet mask for Class C is ?
    • A. 

      255.0.0.0

    • B. 

      255.255.0.0

    • C. 

      255.255.255.0

    • D. 

      255.255.255.255

  • 54. 
    Which of these use socket 370? CLICK ALL THAT APPLY
    • A. 

      Intel pentium 11

    • B. 

      Intel pentium 111

    • C. 

      Celeron

    • D. 

      Intel celeron

  • 55. 
    How many  network addresses available in Class C,Ip address class licence?
    • A. 

      129

    • B. 

      16,384

    • C. 

      2,097,152

    • D. 

      2,700,152

  • 56. 
    Which of these enables to tell at  a glance what has happened in the last day,week or more,including when people logged in,and when the PC had problems?
    • A. 

      Computer Management

    • B. 

      Recovery Console

    • C. 

      Performance

    • D. 

      Event Viewer

  • 57. 
    Apple makes macintosh computers,which run the MAC OS operating system,The latest version is ?
    • A. 

      MAC OS

    • B. 

      Mac 1

    • C. 

      UNIX

    • D. 

      Mac OS X

  • 58. 
    What is the most common type of flash memory out today?
    • A. 

      Compact Flash

    • B. 

      Memory Stick

    • C. 

      Secure Digital

    • D. 

      Smart media

  • 59. 
    William complains that the ouput from his printer is printing out totally blank pages?What is at fault?
    • A. 

      Malfunctioning printhead

    • B. 

      Malfunctioning Transfer Corona

    • C. 

      Malfunctioing Printer driver

    • D. 

      Malfunctioning Primary Corona

  • 60. 
    How many bits are in a BYTE?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

  • 61. 
    WHAT IS A ZIF socket used for?
    • A. 

      A socket for CPU's that is used for ATHLON

    • B. 

      A socket for CPU'S that enables insertion of chip,without the need to apply pressure.

    • C. 

      A socket that uses Pentium 11

    • D. 

      A socket that Pentium,1,11,and111 Use to communicate with the CPU

  • 62. 
    What is a warm boot?
    • A. 

      A system restart performed when a device isnt working

    • B. 

      A system restart performed after the system has been powered and operating.This clears and resets the memory ,but does not stop and start the hard drive.

    • C. 

      A system restart performed after the system,has been powered on and operating.This clears the memory,and stops the hard drive

    • D. 

      A system restart performed after the system,has been powered on and operating .This dosent clear memory,and does not stop and start the hard drive.

  • 63. 
    Your want to plug your camera into a computer,it uses a firewire connection,what port do you need to use?
    • A. 

      USB

    • B. 

      Serial

    • C. 

      Parallel

    • D. 

      IEEE 1394

    • E. 

      IEEE 1284

  • 64. 
    What is the DDRXXX rating for PC 4000?
    • A. 

      DDR 333

    • B. 

      DDR 400

    • C. 

      DD4 450

    • D. 

      DDR 500