CompTIA A+ 1001 Certification Exam Prep Test Part- II

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CompTIA A+ 1001 Certification Exam Prep Test Part- II

This is part- II to the CompTIA A+ 1001 Certification Exam Prep Test. This one comes with seventy four questions continuing the earlier topics such as IT support, computer and operating system configuration, administer the cloud-based systems, set up IoT devices, etc. Take this test to see how prepared are you for the final exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A user is connected to a docking station with an optical drive and is trying to back up personal files to removable media, but is encountering write errors. Which of the following is MOST likely cause of the errors?
    • A. 

      The disk has already been finalized

    • B. 

      The files are encrypted

    • C. 

      There is a corrupt file on the hard drive

    • D. 

      The files are not compatible with the type of disk used

  • 2. 
    The graphics has an issue with printing certain files. The printer does not print the complete image on larger files. A technician verifies the network speed of the printer is set to 1GB and that regular text files print without issue. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this problem?
    • A. 

      The printer needs more RAM

    • B. 

      The print server is timing out

    • C. 

      The users are not printing in post-script mode

    • D. 

      The printer network connection is set to half duplex

  • 3. 
    A technician is troubleshooting network connectivity issues after a new wireless router was installed in an office. Users who connect to the new router are unable to access LAN resources. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the issue?
    • A. 

      There are conflicting DHCP servers on the network

    • B. 

      There are conflicting ARP records

    • C. 

      There are conflicting gateways on the network

    • D. 

      There are conflicting IP protocols

  • 4. 
    A laptop is connected to a conference room projector in extended display mode. The desktop icons appear normal on the laptop, but are disproportionate and illegible on the projector screen. Which of the following should the technician check?
    • A. 

      Video resolution

    • B. 

      HDMI connection

    • C. 

      Keystone

    • D. 

      Focus

  • 5. 
    A company offers several out-of-the-box computer configurations to its clients. A client requests several new computers for its newest location, which will be used by guests to check in upon arrival and fill out contact information. Which of the following configurations would BEST fit this customer’s needs?
    • A. 

      Touch-screen kiosk

    • B. 

      Thick client

    • C. 

      CAD workstation

    • D. 

      Virtualized host computer

  • 6. 
    Which of the following devices can be used to connect multiple devices within broadcasting to every network port?
    • A. 

      Unmanaged switch

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      Firewall

    • D. 

      Cable modem

  • 7. 
    An engineer is working at a remote site that does not have Internet access. Which of the following features should the engineer use to connect a laptop to the Internet if hotspot functionality is unavailable?
    • A. 

      Tethering

    • B. 

      Near field communication

    • C. 

      Wireless LAN

    • D. 

      Virtual private network

  • 8. 
    A shipping department is having problems with its thermal label printer. Two columns on the left are not appearing on all labels. Which of the following should a technician do FIRST?
    • A. 

      Verify the ribbon is correctly aligned to the label

    • B. 

      Run a label calibration

    • C. 

      Remove stuck labels from the print path

    • D. 

      Replace the print head

  • 9. 
    A technician is dispatched to troubleshoot a slow performance issue on a PC. Upon arrival, the technician immediately opens Task Manager and sees that CPU and RAM performance are within normal ranges. The technician then checks and verifies the speed and duplex settings and performance on the network card. The technician then temporarily disables the antivirus to see if performance is affected, and it is not. After re-enabling the antivirus, which of the following is the NEXT best stop for the technician to take?
    • A. 

      Check to see if insufficient hard drive space is causing the issue

    • B. 

      Update the operating system, drivers, and firmware on the PC

    • C. 

      Log into the PC with another user profile and test performance

    • D. 

      Shut down the PC, unplug the power for 30 seconds, and then boot the PC

  • 10. 
    A projector’s image begins to flicker during a presentation. The laptop display does not produce this issue. When a technician changes the resolution on the laptop, the issue persists. Which of the following is the NEXT step the technician should take?
    • A. 

      Check the connectivity of the VGA cable.

    • B. 

      Check the connectivity of the power cable.

    • C. 

      Change the aspect ratio on the laptop.

    • D. 

      Change the settings of the projector.

  • 11. 
    A technician is setting up a Windows mobile device for a user who had trouble reading text on a previous device, especially at night. Which of the following adjustments would be MOST appropriate?
    • A. 

      Use the magnifier.

    • B. 

      Increase the resolution.

    • C. 

      Use haptic feedback.

    • D. 

      Utilize text-to-speech.

  • 12. 
    A customer wants to upgrade a PC’s internal storage to have more room to store backups, photos, and videos. The new storage should be large enough to avoid expanding again next year. Which of the following BEST meets these needs?
    • A. 

      3TB HDD

    • B. 

      50GB NAS

    • C. 

      500TB SAN

    • D. 

      512GB SSD

  • 13. 
    A technician has noticed that when at company headquarters the laptop connection to the Internet is more responsive than when using the company-provided phone as a hotspot. The technician updated the drivers on the WiFi NIC without resolution and then verified the configuration on the WiFi was correct. Which of the following configurations could cause the decreased performance?
    • A. 

      The connection if throttled.

    • B. 

      There is a low RFID signal.

    • C. 

      SSID is not found.

    • D. 

      It is out of range.

  • 14. 
    A network administrator must install a device that will proactively stop outside attacks from reaching the LAN. Which of the following devices would BEST meet the organization’s needs?
    • A. 

      IPS

    • B. 

      IDS

    • C. 

      Proxy server

    • D. 

      Authentication server

  • 15. 
    A business owner wants to provide security to laptop users with the ability to charge their devices, access corporate LAN resources, and allow for a variety of their removable hardware. Which of the following devices would BEST meet the owner’s needs?
    • A. 

      Docking station

    • B. 

      Port replicator

    • C. 

      Thunderbolt

    • D. 

      USB hub

  • 16. 
    A user brings in a smartphone for repair. The device is unable to send/receive calls or connect to WiFi. All applications on the device are working unless they require connectivity. Which of the following is MOST likely causing the problem?
    • A. 

      Airplane mode

    • B. 

      Tethering

    • C. 

      Disabled hotspot

    • D. 

      VPN

  • 17. 
    A technician is replacing a broken screen on a new company laptop but does not have repair information from the vendor. Which of the following is the BEST way to proceed?
    • A. 

      Document and label the cable and screw locations.

    • B. 

      Replace the screen with a non-OEM.

    • C. 

      Update the firmware on the device before repairing it.

    • D. 

      Wait for the vendor to provide more information.

  • 18. 
    Ann, a user, needs to attend several day-long conferences and wants to ensure her mobile device will have enough power for these events. She is concerned about wall outlet availability at the conferences and needs to continuously use her device for important updates. Which of the following should a technician recommend to BEST accommodate Ann’s needs?
    • A. 

      Wireless charging pad

    • B. 

      Built-in battery case

    • C. 

      Extra charging cords

    • D. 

      Airplane mode

  • 19. 
    A technician is setting up a new wireless network at a branch office that previously had only wired connectivity with statically assigned IP addresses. After setting up the network, the technician configures a server to provide IP addresses to wireless clients. During testing, the technician is unable to access the Internet or named network resources. The technician receives a valid IP address from the DHCP server and can ping the default gateway. Which of the following should the technician check NEXT to resolve this issue?
    • A. 

      Ensure the options are configured to provide a DNS server.

    • B. 

      Verify the Windows Firewall is turned off.

    • C. 

      Configure the wireless network’s SSID to be hidden.

    • D. 

      Enable file and printer sharing in the OS.

  • 20. 
    Several company users are frequently forgetting passwords for their mobile devices and applications. Which of the following should the systems administrator do to reduce the number of help desk tickets submitted?
    • A. 

      Implement single sign-on.

    • B. 

      Enable multifactor authentication.

    • C. 

      Configure biometric authentication.

    • D. 

      Remove complex password requirements.

  • 21. 
    A user reports that a laptop is not connecting to the corporate wireless network. A technician confirms a with a smartphone that the corporate wireless network is available and can be accessed. the technician observes that the Ethernet connection to the corporate network is working. The technician disconnects the Ethernet cable. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT to troubleshoot this problem?
    • A. 

      Confirm that the laptop wireless card is turned on.

    • B. 

      Confirm that the laptop is in range for the access point.

    • C. 

      Confirm that the correct wireless network is selected.

    • D. 

      Confirm the user’s network login ID and password.

  • 22. 
    A company has very strict rules regarding proprietary information leaving the premises. All computers host proprietary information. A technician is called to repair a computer on-site at the company’s corporate office. The technician identifies the troubleshooting steps to create a plan of action. The technician determines the computer needs to be taken off-site for repair. Which of the following should the technician do NEXT?
    • A. 

      Check corporate policies for guidance.

    • B. 

      Get authorization from the manager.

    • C. 

      Delete proprietary data before leaving the building.

    • D. 

      Remove the HDD and send the device for repair.

  • 23. 
    A technician is determining the specifications for a desktop computer that will be used at trade shows all over the world. The computer will have the maximum amount of RAM. The CPU, GPU, and storage will be typical of a business workstation. Which of the following system parameters is the MOST important for the technician to consider when choosing a power supply?
    • A. 

      Input voltage

    • B. 

      Efficiency rating

    • C. 

      12V rail amperage

    • D. 

      Number of SATA connectors

  • 24. 
    During an inspection, it was found that data racks were not properly grounded. To pass the inspection and address a growing concern to protect data cabling and equipment, a technician must make sure all racks are properly grounded. Which of the following tools should the technician use to verify this has been completed?
    • A. 

      Multimeter

    • B. 

      Cable tester

    • C. 

      Tone generator

    • D. 

      Voltmeter

  • 25. 
    An associate is seeking advice on which device to purchase for a friend who is a business owner. The friend needs the ability to chat activity while keeping in contact with the home office. Which of the following would be the BEST recommendation?
    • A. 

      Smart watch

    • B. 

      Fitness monitor

    • C. 

      Global positioning sensor

    • D. 

      Portable hotspot

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