Mac OS X Lion Support Essentials V10.7 - Chapter Ix Test: System Startup

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Mac OS X Lion Support Essentials V10.7 - Chapter Ix Test: System Startup

Mac OS X Lion Support Essentials v10. 7 - Chapter 9 - System Startup


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  • 1. 
    In what order, does the system initialize?
    • A. 

      Firmware, Kernel, Booter, and System Launchd

    • B. 

      Firmware, Booter, Kernel, and System Launchd

    • C. 

      System Launchd, Booter, Firmware, and Kernel

    • D. 

      Booter, Firmware, Kernel, System Launchd

  • 2. 
    POST stands for Power-On Service Test.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A Mac is slow to startup, it displays a spinning globe before displaying the grey Apple logo, what could cause this?
    • A. 

      It is checking for system updates before booting

    • B. 

      It is configured for DHCP but cannot find the server

    • C. 

      It is configured to Netboot

    • D. 

      It is having difficulty locating the boot

  • 4. 
    Your Mac beeps multiple times at startup, what coudl this indicate?
    • A. 

      A hardware problem exists

    • B. 

      The Kernel has failed to load

    • C. 

      The Lion Recovery partition is missing

    • D. 

      Firmware cannot locate a valid system volume or booter file

  • 5. 
    Your Mac is displaying a flashing folder with a question mark, what can cause this problem?
    • A. 

      Booter file missing

    • B. 

      Startup Disk preferences set to Netboot

    • C. 

      System folder missing

    • D. 

      Hard disk not spinning

  • 6. 
    How do you start a Mac in verbose mode?
    • A. 

      Command R

    • B. 

      Option V

    • C. 

      Option R

    • D. 

      Command V

  • 7. 
    What clue do you get that your Mac has completed POST?
    • A. 

      Grey screen

    • B. 

      Blue screen

    • C. 

      Grey screen with dark grey Apple logo

    • D. 

      Startup Chime

  • 8. 
    Which keys can be held down at startup so you can boot from Lion Recovery?
    • A. 

      N

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      Command R

    • D. 

      Shift

  • 9. 
    How do you initiate a 'Safe Boot' at startup?
    • A. 

      System Preferences > Startup Disk and select safe boot

    • B. 

      Hold 'Command' +_'R' at power on

    • C. 

      Hold 'Command' + 'S' at power on

    • D. 

      Hold 'Shift' at power on

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are NOT loaded during Safe Boot?
    • A. 

      /System/Library/LaungAgents

    • B. 

      /System/Library/LaunchDaemons

    • C. 

      /Library/LaunchDaemons

    • D. 

      ~/Library/Fonts

  • 11. 
    How could you disable Login Items for a user account if you suspect these are causing a problem?
    • A. 

      Admin users can select the faulty Login Item(s) and disable them

    • B. 

      Initiate Safe Boot at startup

    • C. 

      Initiate Safe Login at the login screen

    • D. 

      Boot to Lion Recovery and select 'Reset Login Items'

  • 12. 
    When the first instance of launchd starts it's process id will be?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      10.7

  • 13. 
    The parent process of launchd is?
    • A. 

      Kernel_task

    • B. 

      BootROM

    • C. 

      Systemd

    • D. 

      Initd

  • 14. 
    Namce the primary three stages of Lion's user environment process in order?
    • A. 

      System launchd, loginwindow, user environment

    • B. 

      Loginwindow, user launchd, user environment

    • C. 

      Loginwindow, system launchd, user environment

    • D. 

      System launchd, user launchd, loginwindow

  • 15. 
    Firmware is also referred to as?
    • A. 

      Middleware

    • B. 

      BIOS

    • C. 

      BootROM

    • D. 

      NVRAM

  • 16. 
    What are the primary Lion startup diagnostic modes called?
    • A. 

      Verbose Mode

    • B. 

      Single-User Mode

    • C. 

      Debugging Mode

    • D. 

      Safe Mode

  • 17. 
    Why would you initiate Verbose Mode?
    • A. 

      You are having issues with a certain user account

    • B. 

      Your Mac boots to a flashing question mark icon

    • C. 

      To perform startup troubleshooting after the Kernel has loaded

    • D. 

      To only load the core components of the operating system

  • 18. 
    When starting a system in single user mode, which user are you logged in as?
    • A. 

      Admin

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      System

    • D. 

      Gues

  • 19. 
    Which process launches the Dock and Finder as well as handling the logout process?
    • A. 

      Launchd

    • B. 

      Loginwindow

    • C. 

      Kernel_task

    • D. 

      Windowserver

  • 20. 
    How can you force Mac OS X to use a 32-bit kernel?
    • A. 

      Mac OS X 10.7 default uses a 32-bit kernel on all Macs

    • B. 

      Hold down the '3' and '2' keys at boot

    • C. 

      Use Security & Privacy preferences to switch to 32-bit mode

    • D. 

      Select '32-bit mode' in the Startup Disk preference pane

  • 21. 
    How does the startup process differ if FileVault 2 is enabled?
    • A. 

      Startup is initiate from a special EFI booter on the Lion Recovery HD until a user authenticates

    • B. 

      The startup process is the same as the hard disk is not decrypted until after a user is logged in

    • C. 

      Startup is initiated from the same EFI booter but the kernel cannot load until a user authenticates

    • D. 

      The kernel boots to Safe Mode until a user authenticates