CompTIA A+ 1001 Certification Exam Prep Test Part- I

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CompTIA A+ 1001 Certification Exam Prep Test Part- I

Welcome to the CompTIA A+ 1001 Certification Exam Prep Test Part- I. It has over fifty important questions about IT support, computer and operating system configuration, administer the cloud-based systems, set up IoT devices, etc. If you are preparing for the final exam, this test can be a great learning session for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some users are unable to access the Internet form their workstations. A technician runs the ipconfig command on one of the workstations and sees the following:
    • A. 

      There is a problem with a router in the office

    • B. 

      There is a problem with a DNS server in the office

    • C. 

      The users are not getting correct IP addresses from the DHCP server

    • D. 

      The wireless access point in the area is down

  • 2. 
    A systems administrator is configuring a server to host several virtual machines. The administrator configures the server and is ready to begin provisioning the virtual machines. Which of the following features should the administrator utilize to complete the task?
    • A. 

      Hypervisor

    • B. 

      Disk management

    • C. 

      Terminal services

    • D. 

      Device Manager

    • E. 

      Virtual LAN

  • 3. 
    A user accidentally spills liquid on a laptop. The user wants the device to be fixed and would like to know how much it will cost. Which of the following steps should the technician take NEXT to verify if the device is repairable before committing to a price? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Remove the case and organize the parts.

    • B. 

      Document the screw locations.

    • C. 

      Search the Internet for repair tutorials.

    • D. 

      Consult colleagues for advice.

    • E. 

      Place the device in rice for a few days.

  • 4. 
    A user is experiencing email problems and explains to a technician that all emails with graphics or images do not display the graphics. Which of the following configurations would correct this behavior?
    • A. 

      Change the email settings in antivirus.

    • B. 

      Change the security settings of the email client.

    • C. 

      Change the firewall security settings.

    • D. 

      Change the email proxy settings.

    • E. 

      Change the trusted sites in the browser settings.

  • 5. 
    A technician is replacing an older video card with a new high-end video card in a workstation. The installation was successful, the new card seated properly, and power is connected. However, upon booting, the computer now emits several beeps and will not boot, but shows no error messages. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of this issue?
    • A. 

      The BIOS is out-of-date

    • B. 

      There is not enough PSU output

    • C. 

      There is an onboard RAM mismatch

    • D. 

      GPU is overlocked

    • E. 

      The firmware is out-of-date

  • 6. 
    A technician is setting up a VM for use in testing software deployments. The VM is offline, but the hypervisor is not. Which of the following settings should the technician change to resolve this issue?
    • A. 

      Virtual security

    • B. 

      Virtual storage

    • C. 

      Virtual CPU

    • D. 

      Virtual switch

    • E. 

      Virtual RAM

  • 7. 
    A user’s laptop is shutting down unexpectedly. The technician discovers the shutdowns only happen when the laptop is moved from one room to another. The technician reseated the hard drive, memory, battery, and LCD cable, but the laptop continues to shut down. Which of the following is the MOST probable cause of the issue?
    • A. 

      Residual energy on the motherboard

    • B. 

      System overheating

    • C. 

      Distended capacitors

    • D. 

      Loose battery connection

    • E. 

      CMOS battery failure

  • 8. 
    A technician was called to check an unexpected clicking noise on a desktop that has become more frequent every time a video editing application is loaded. The system fans have been replaced, but the clicking noise remains. Diagnostics have been run on the video card. Which of the following should me the technician do FIRST?
    • A. 

      Replace the hard drive.

    • B. 

      Replace the video card.

    • C. 

      Do a System Restore.

    • D. 

      Perform a full data backup.

    • E. 

      Scan the system for viruses.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following ports are used for secure sessions? (Select two.)
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      23

    • C. 

      25

    • D. 

      80

    • E. 

      110

    • F. 

      443

  • 10. 
    A technician has been asked to fix a problem with a projector. The projector lamp turns off for brief periods during a demonstration. After the technician replaced the lamp, the problem continued with an added message that appears just before the lamp turns off. Which of the following MOST likely need to be performed? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Reset the lamp life counter

    • B. 

      Replace the cooling fan

    • C. 

      Adjust the brightness

    • D. 

      Update the laptop video driver

    • E. 

      Install a higher lumen lamp

    • F. 

      Change the video resolution

  • 11. 
    A user printed several documents to a shared network copier and noticed that they have very faint color density. A technician investigates the issue and verifies that the printer had a maintenance kit installed recently. Which of the following next steps will MOST likely resolve the issue? (Select two.)
    • A. 

      Replace the toner cartridges

    • B. 

      Replace the fuser module

    • C. 

      Clean the paper tray rollers

    • D. 

      Adjust the printer settings

    • E. 

      Replace the developer

    • F. 

      Empty the waste toner bottlers

  • 12. 
    A customer wants to purchase a new home computer. The machine will mainly be used for internal browsing and streaming video, except on weekends when the customers’ son will use it to play games with friends. Which of the following should the technician focus on to meet these requirements?
    • A. 

      80mm case fans

    • B. 

      Four-core processor

    • C. 

      RAID 5 array

    • D. 

      16GB DDR2 memory

    • E. 

      Dual monitors

    • F. 

      Encrypted hard drive

  • 13. 
    Which of the following features will save the battery life of a laptop significantly if they are disabled? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Touchpad

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Screen orientation

    • D. 

      Cellular

    • E. 

      Bluetooth

    • F. 

      Fingerprint reader

  • 14. 
    Which of the following peripherals would a company use to take inventory quickly and update price tags for products? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Barcode scanner

    • B. 

      Label printer

    • C. 

      Magnetic reader

    • D. 

      KVM switch

    • E. 

      NFC device

    • F. 

      Flatted scanner

  • 15. 
    A technician needs to routinely run scripting commands in Linux but does not want to walk over the server room every time to perform the task. The technician also travels between buildings and has a Windows 10 laptop with 4GB of memory and a fully partitioned 500GB hard drive. Which of the following steps should the technician take to resolve this issue? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Increase the memory to 8GB.

    • B. 

      Install a Linux guest VM.

    • C. 

      Add another 500GB hard drive.

    • D. 

       Create a Linux LiveBoot CD.

    • E. 

      Repartition the hard drive.

    • F. 

      Install Linux on a new ext3 partition.

  • 16. 
    A server administrator set up a VM to be used in a lab setting. A technician is setting up thin-client computers to access this VM. Which of the following tasks are required to complete the project? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Connect the device to a printer.

    • B. 

      Install the operating system.

    • C. 

      Install a USB keyboard and mouse.

    • D. 

      Connect the device to the network.

    • E. 

      Install the latest system updates.

    • F. 

      Install the latest device drivers.

    • G. 

      Connect the device to a monitor.

    • H. 

      Install the necessary applications.

  • 17. 
    A customer contacts the help disk stating a laptop does not remain charged for more than 30 minutes and will not charge more than 15%. Which of the following components are the MOST likely causes the issue? (Select three.)
    • A. 

      LCD power inverter

    • B. 

      AC adapter

    • C. 

      Battery

    • D. 

      Processor

    • E. 

      VGA card

    • F. 

      Motherboard

    • G. 

      Backlit keyboard

    • H. 

      Wireless antenna

  • 18. 
    A customer asks a technician to help set up a specialized computing system for video editing. Which of the following should the technician install on the workstation to BEST meet the customer’s specifications? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      SSD

    • B. 

      Dual monitors

    • C. 

      Gigabit NIC

    • D. 

      Hypervisor

    • E. 

      Docking station

    • F. 

      NAS

  • 19. 
    A user is unable to access websites and has reported connectivity issues with pop-ups on the screen. A technician removes malware, and then is able to ping the router and access the websites. Which of the following NEXT steps should the technician perform in troubleshooting this issue? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Documents findings, actions, and outcomes.

    • B. 

      Reboot the device to verify the fix.

    • C. 

      Reconnect the device to the network.

    • D. 

      Verify the settings in IPConfig.

    • E. 

      Research the problem based on symptoms.

    • F. 

      Run a virus scan.

  • 20. 
    A technician replaced a broken LED screen on a mobile computer. The operating system can be seen perfectly on screen, but the touch screen is non-responsive. Which of the following are the MOST probable root causes for the given failure? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      The hardware replacement used is a non-touch-screen.

    • B. 

      The touch screen must be calibrated after a replacement.

    • C. 

      The digitizer cable is not seated properly on the motherboard.

    • D. 

      The new touch-screen drivers must be installed.

    • E. 

      The replacement part is dead-on-arrival.

    • F. 

      The LCD panel firmware must be updated.

    • G. 

      The grounding screws are not securely attached.

  • 21. 
    A technician is setting up a WiFi-enabled thermostat for a customer, but the customer is concerned about IoT devices getting hacked. Which of the following BEST address the customer’s concerns? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Use the latest encryption standard on the wireless network and set a strong password.

    • B. 

      Enable two-factor authentication for the IoT device’s cloud account, if it is available.

    • C. 

      Separate the IoT thermostat by segregating it in a DMZ network.

    • D. 

      Disable wireless access on the thermostat to make it unshakable.

    • E. 

      Upgrade the customer’s router to the latest version to improve network security.

    • F. 

      Upgrade the customer’s wireless network encryption to WPA.

  • 22. 
    A client has three locations within city limits that need to be networked. Vendor network requirements for all three locations are a minimum of 1GB. Which of the following are the types of networks that will MOST likely be used for internal office and office-to-office networking? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      MAN

    • B. 

      LAN

    • C. 

      WAN

    • D. 

      PAN

    • E. 

      SAN

    • F. 

      WLAN

  • 23. 
    Which of the following channels would commonly be used on an 802.11 wireless network?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      802

    • D. 

      8080

  • 24. 
    Which of the following wireless standards is only capable of 5GHz frequencies?
    • A. 

      802.11a

    • B. 

      802.11ac

    • C. 

      802.11b

    • D. 

      D. 802.11g

  • 25. 
    Ann, a user, reports that after setting up a new WAP in her kitchen she is experiencing intermittent connectivity issues. Which of the following should a technician check FIRST?
    • A. 

      Channels

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Antenna power level

    • D. 

      SSID

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