Microsoft Certification Exam: 70-270 Practice Questions - Set A

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This set contains 20 practice questions for the 70-270 certification exam developed for students and learners. This Microsoft 70-270 Windows XP exam is a universally-recognized certification exam that tests you in your knowledge of installing, configuring, and administering Windows XP client. Read the questions carefully and take your time. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    During Setup, keys and values are drawn from the Answer file and the UDF. If a key is specified in both the Answer File and the UDF, what is the outcome?
    • A. 

      The keys in each file must match for the value to be used.

    • B. 

      If the keys match, either value can be used.

    • C. 

      No value is set. The user will be prompted for the correct value.

    • D. 

      The value in the Answer file is used.

    • E. 

      The value in the UDF is used.

  • 2. 
    You want to install an updated driver from the Windows Update Web site. What are the steps involved in doing that?
    • A. 

      Run the Device Driver Update Wizard. Select the device you would like to update. Download the driver and run the Add Hardware Wizard.

    • B. 

      Sign on as the domain administrator. On the Start Menu, Click All Programs > Windows Update.

    • C. 

      On the Start Menu, Click All Programs > Windows Update.

    • D. 

      Sign on as the local administrator. Open the Device Manager. Run the Update Device Driver Wizard.

    • E. 

      Start the Device Manager. Open the Properties of the Device to update. Run the Update Device Driver Wizard.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Operating system

    • B. 

      Removable storage devices.

    • C. 

      Parallel and COM port devices

    • D. 

      Applications

    • E. 

      Network connections

  • 4. 
    You want to move a dynamic disk that contains a boot volume to a computer that has existing dynamic disks. What should you do?
    • A. 

      Convert the dynamic disk to a basic disk prior to moving it.

    • B. 

      Back up the disk before moving it.

    • C. 

      Change the existing disk group name to match the new disk group name before you move it.

    • D. 

      You should never move a dynamic disk with a boot volume to another system with dynamic disks.

    • E. 

      Disable the boot volume before you move the disk.

  • 5. 
    You have installed Windows XP Professional on a computer, and a particular software package no longer works properly. To solve the problem, you should first consider:
    • A. 

      Upgrading the application.

    • B. 

      Running the SoftwareCompatibility Advisor.

    • C. 

      Checking the Microsoft Knowledgebase.

    • D. 

      Reinstalling Windows XP Professional.

    • E. 

      Reinstalling the application.

  • 6. 
    Which two operating systems cannot be directly upgraded to Windows XP Professional?
    • A. 

      Windows 98

    • B. 

      Windows ME

    • C. 

      Windows 95

    • D. 

      Windows NT 4.0 Workstation SP 5

    • E. 

      Windows NT 3.51

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      The user will need to restore their preferences.

    • B. 

      The applications on the target computer will need to be reinstalled.

    • C. 

      All user data will be preserved.

    • D. 

      All previously existing data on the target computer will be erased.

    • E. 

      The Default User profile must be created.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      The NTFS file system is more reliable.

    • B. 

      The NTFS file system is better for dual-booting.

    • C. 

      The NTFS file system provides greater security.

    • D. 

      The NTFS file system stores files more efficiently.

    • E. 

      The NTFS file system is supported by all legacy versions of Windows.

  • 9. 
    You support several users who collect patient information on Windows XP Professional laptops out in the field. You wish to secure the data. How would you accomplish this?
    • A. 

      Password protect the data files.

    • B. 

      Encrypt the files using EFS

    • C. 

      Store the data on removable media.

    • D. 

      Encrypt the files using third-party tools.

    • E. 

      Transmit the data via wireless link back to a storage server in the office.

  • 10. 
    You plan to make changes to a user's computer, which is backed up weekly. The user is concerned that these changes will not work out well. She is afraid, however, that if you restore her computer from a backup, she will lose changes she's made to her settings, documents and email. Under Windows XP Professional, what option would you suggest to this user?
    • A. 

      Create a backup of the user data. Change the frequency of the backup from weekly to daily and restore the user's data from the daily backup if needed.

    • B. 

      Have the user store her files on removable media until she decides whether to keep the changes or revert her system.

    • C. 

      Partition the user's hard drive to include a system-only drive and a file storage drive. Restore the user's system from backup if needed.

    • D. 

      Create a backup of the system. Change the backup frequency from weekly to daily and restore the system data from daily backup if needed.

    • E. 

      Create a restore point, which will preserve the current system state, but will not affect the user's personal settings and data.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Log on to the computer if you are able, and check your resource allocations for device conflicts.

    • B. 

      Shut down the computer and reboot. Press F8 at the system prompt and select the Last Known Good Configuration.

    • C. 

      Reload the device drivers you've just installed and reboot the computer.

    • D. 

      Roll back the device drivers to a different version and reboot the computer.

    • E. 

      Disconnect and reconnect the hardware to see if the system recognizes it, then reload the device drivers and reboot.

  • 12. 
    You administer a large network. One user works in several different locations. How can you preserve this user's settings when he logs into different workstations?
    • A. 

      Distribute his local profile to each computer the user logs into.

    • B. 

      Create a roaming user profile for the user.

    • C. 

      Assign the default profile to this user on each workstation he uses.

    • D. 

      Create a mandatory user profile for this user.

    • E. 

      Create a mobile profile for this user.

  • 13. 
    In a Remote Assistance Session invitation, which of the following should be included?
    • A. 

      Invitation expiration time

    • B. 

      Name of the requester

    • C. 

      Email address

    • D. 

      Session password

    • E. 

      Login name

  • 14. 
    You support a user who complains that his computer is running slowly. The operating system appears to be working. How should you begin troubleshooting this problem?
    • A. 

      Restart the computer to see if the problem improves.

    • B. 

      Quit the open applications and restart them to see if the problem persists.

    • C. 

      Analyze the disk with Disk Defragmenter to see if the hard disk would benefit from defragmentation.

    • D. 

      Check the System Information in the System Tools to see if there are any resource conflicts that could be causing your problem.

    • E. 

      Open the Task Manager and look at the applications that are running on the computer to determine if any are not responding.

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Errors

    • B. 

      Warnings

    • C. 

      Recommendations

    • D. 

      Analysis

    • E. 

      Information

  • 16. 
    A user from a remote office works with sensitive data stored on servers in the main office. It is important to ensure the security of this data across the network. What option does Windows XP Professional offer for doing this?
    • A. 

      Windows XP Professional supports encrypted VLANs.

    • B. 

      Windows XP supports EFS encryption for user data.

    • C. 

      Windows XP Professional provides several levels of authentication before access to data is granted.

    • D. 

      Windows XP Professional supports VPN encryption for data transfer.

    • E. 

      The NTFS file system supports 128-bit encryption.

  • 17. 
    In Windows XP Professional, if you have configured Enforce Password History with a value of 7, what does this mean?
    • A. 

      A user must change his password every 7 weeks.

    • B. 

      A user's password must be 7 characters in length.

    • C. 

      A user can only log into his account with that password 7 times before the system requires him to change it.

    • D. 

      A user cannot re-use an old password before changing password 7 times.

    • E. 

      If the user mistypes his password 7 times, his account will be locked.

  • 18. 
    You are working on a host with a DHCP address. You have pinged 127.0.0.1 and have not been successful. You run IP Config. What information will that test provide?
    • A. 

      Ip_address

    • B. 

      Omsmachine.domain

    • C. 

      Omsmachine

  • 19. 
    What types of file systems are available with Windows XP?
    • A. 

      Neither of them

    • B. 

      FAT

    • C. 

      Both of them

    • D. 

      NTFS

  • 20. 
    Which one of these is NOT an option of the Automatic Updates feature?
    • A. 

      Automatically download recommended updates for my computer and install them

    • B. 

      Notify me but don't automatically download or install them

    • C. 

      Turn off Automatic Updates

    • D. 

      Automatically search for online friends and family at start up