IT Essentials Introductory A+ Certification Test!

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This is the best practice test ever for CompTIA IT Essentials Introductory A+ Certification Test. Are you really a computer geek? Do you really possess full-fledged technical knowledge when it comes to Software, Networking, and Hardware? If yes, then prove yourself by attempting this quiz and assess yourself where you stand. Try to score more. So, let's try out this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the advantage of purchasing a tablet rather than a laptop computer?
    • A. 

      Wireless capability

    • B. 

      Reduced size/weight

    • C. 

      Quicker Internet access

    • D. 

      Easier typing capabilities

  • 2. 
    What is a possible hardware upgrade that can be used to add more storage space to a modern smartphone?
    • A. 

      MicroSD

    • B. 

      Hard disk

    • C. 

      Compact Flash

    • D. 

      USB flash drive

  • 3. 
    Which component would be located inside the computer case?
    • A. 

      Monitor

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      USB hard drive

  • 4. 
    Which two devices are output devices? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Keyboard

    • B. 

      Monitor

    • C. 

      Mouse

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      Video camera

  • 5. 
    Which hardware component must be installed in a PC to provide network connectivity?
    • A. 

      PCI bus

    • B. 

      Serial port

    • C. 

      Network interface

    • D. 

      Expansion slot

  • 6. 
    Which two operating systems are used in smartphones? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      IOS

    • B. 

      OS X

    • C. 

      Android

    • D. 

      Snow Leopard

    • E. 

      Windows 7

  • 7. 
    Which precaution should be taken before any electronic component is removed from a computer system?
    • A. 

      Place the computer on an insulating mat

    • B. 

      Make sure that the computer is unplugged

    • C. 

      Attach a grounding wire to the case

    • D. 

      Use only approved metal tools

  • 8. 
    Which problem could occur if a screwdriver is used to pry the top off of a computer case?
    • A. 

      The screwdriver could slip and cause harm to the technician or to nearby individuals.

    • B. 

      The screwdriver could cause deformation to the adapter cards

    • C. 

      The screwdriver could break and short out the motherboard.

    • D. 

      The screwdriver could scratch the case, causing the motherboard to short circuit.

  • 9. 
    What would be the most environmentally friendly procedure to consider in the design of a server room?
    • A. 

      Share one monitor with several servers.

    • B. 

      Implement power line conditioning and redundancy.

    • C. 

      Filter the air in the room.

    • D. 

      Maintain a constant room temperature throughout the year.

  • 10. 
    A user is looking for a wireless headphone for listening to songs stored on a smartphone. What wireless technology would headphone use?
    • A. 

      3G/4G

    • B. 

      Wi-Fi

    • C. 

      Infrared

    • D. 

      Bluetooth