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  • 1. 
    You are installing two hard disk drives on a computer/ Which of the following porrible combinations can be used? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Install the second hard disk drive on the primary IDE controller. Designate one drive as master and the other as Slave

    • B. 

      Install the second hard disk drive on the secondary IDE controller ensuring that the first hard disk drive is on primary IDE controller. Designate both drives as Master.

    • C. 

      Install the second hard disk drive on the secondary IDE controller ebsuring that the first hard disk drive is on the primary controller. Designate the second hard disk drive as Slave.

    • D. 

      Install both the hard disk drives and the primary IDE controller. Designate both drives as Secondary.

  • 2. 
    Which of the folloring maximum resolutions does the UXGA video technology supports?
    • A. 

      2560 x 1600

    • B. 

      1600 x 1200

    • C. 

      2048 x 1536

    • D. 

      1280 x 1024

  • 3. 
    Which of the following sleep modes is the most power hungry mode?
    • A. 

      S1

    • B. 

      S2

    • C. 

      S0

    • D. 

      S3

  • 4. 
    Which of the follwing switches of the XCOPY command copies file ownership and NTFS permissions on files while copying the files?
    • A. 

      /p

    • B. 

      /s

    • C. 

      /r

    • D. 

      /o

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements about a smart card are true? Each correct Answer represents a complete solution. Choose two.
    • A. 

      It is used to securely store public and private keys for log on, e-mail signing and encryption, and file encryption.

    • B. 

      It is a device used that works as an interface between a computer and a network.

    • C. 

      It is a device that routes data packets bewtween computers in different networks.

    • D. 

      It is a device that contains a microprocessor and permanent memory.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following ports is also known as PS/2?
    • A. 

      6-pin Mini-DIN connector

    • B. 

      5-pin DIN connector

    • C. 

      4-pin Mini-DIN connector

    • D. 

      USB connector

  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements are true about Universal Serial Bus (USB)?
    • A. 

      USB supports hot plugging.

    • B. 

      You can connect up to 127 peripheral devices to a single USB port.

    • C. 

      You can connect up to 16 peripheral devices to a single USB port.

    • D. 

      USB does not support Plug n Play installation.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following types of attacks is often performed by looking surreptitiously at the keyboard or monitor of an employee's computer?
    • A. 

      Man-in-the-middle attack

    • B. 

      Denial-of-service (DoS) attack

    • C. 

      Buffer-overflow attack

    • D. 

      Shoulder surfing attack

  • 9. 
    You are responsible for technical support at a company. One of the employees complains that his new laptop cannot connect to the companys wireless internet. You have verified that he is entering a valid password/passkey. What is most likely the problem?
    • A. 

      His operating system in incompatible.

    • B. 

      A firewall is blocking him.

    • C. 

      His laptop in incompatible.

    • D. 

      MAC filtering is blocking him.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a technology taht allows you to hear and watch video clips as soon as they start downlaoding from the Web site, instead of waiting for the download to complete?
    • A. 

      Session initiation Protocol

    • B. 

      Streaming media

    • C. 

      HTTP streaming

    • D. 

      Slipstreaming

  • 11. 
    Which of the following refersd to the data rate supported by a newtwork connection or interference?
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      Preboot Execution Environment (PXE)

    • C. 

      Branding

    • D. 

      Spam

  • 12. 
    Which of the Following are serial interferences? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      EPP

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      FireWall

    • D. 

      IEEE 1284

  • 13. 
    Which of the following devices has its own BIOS?
    • A. 

      Har disk drive

    • B. 

      Sound card

    • C. 

      Network interface card

    • D. 

      Video adaptor

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are dual core processesors? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose Two.
    • A. 

      AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2

    • B. 

      Intel Pentium 4

    • C. 

      Intel(r) Pentiu(r) preocessor Extreme Edition

    • D. 

      AMD Athlon(tm)

  • 15. 
    Which of the following switches is used with the XCOPY command to copy directories and subdirectories, including empty directories?
    • A. 

      /q

    • B. 

      /o

    • C. 

      /s

    • D. 

      /e

  • 16. 
    Which of the following provides authentication, encryption and data integrity for wireless devices?
    • A. 

      PAP

    • B. 

      WAN

    • C. 

      WAP

    • D. 

      WTLS

  • 17. 
    Mark wants to connect a printer and mouse to his laptop. Which of the following is the best wireless technology to use?
    • A. 

      Bluetooth

    • B. 

      802.11

    • C. 

      802.11b

    • D. 

      Infrared

  • 18. 
    What is the maximum resolution that the WUXGA video technology supports?
    • A. 

      2048 x 1536

    • B. 

      1920 x 1200

    • C. 

      3840 x 2400

    • D. 

      1600 x 1200

  • 19. 
    In which of the following sizes are the Express Cards modules available? Each correct Answer represents a complete solution. Choose two.
    • A. 

      54 mm Wide

    • B. 

      64 mm Wide

    • C. 

      20 mm Wide

    • D. 

      34 mm Wide

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements about the DVI-I connector are true? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose two.
    • A. 

      It contains 4 more pins than the DVI-D connector.

    • B. 

      It is used only for digital signal connection.

    • C. 

      It is used for both digital and analog signal connections.

    • D. 

      It contains 15 more pins than the DVI-D connector.

  • 21. 
    Your client currently had Windows 98 and wishes to upgrade to Windows XP. What is the most efficient way to accomplish this goal?
    • A. 

      Buy and install the windows XP Upgrade.

    • B. 

      Install a full copy of Windows XP.

    • C. 

      First upgrade to Windows 2000, then to Windows XP.

    • D. 

      You cannot upgrade from Windows 98 to XP.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is the most commor laptop bettery found today?
    • A. 

      NiMH

    • B. 

      Lithium-Ion

    • C. 

      Energizer

    • D. 

      NiCad

  • 23. 
    Which of the following refers to a location away from the computer center where document copies and backup media are kept?
    • A. 

      Off site storage

    • B. 

      Network attached storage

    • C. 

      Storage Area network

    • D. 

      On-site storage

  • 24. 
    Which of the following statements is true about modern?
    • A. 

      It amplifies the digital signals.

    • B. 

      It converts digital signals into analog signals and vice versa.

    • C. 

      It reduces the noise in analog signal.

    • D. 

      It converts AC current to DC current and vice versa.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following devices contains no moving parts and store data in a digital format?
    • A. 

      Solid-state drive

    • B. 

      Cartidge tape drive

    • C. 

      Floppy disk drive

    • D. 

      Hard disk drive

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      Its a normal working state of computer

    • B. 

      A complete poswer loss occurs in this state such as power cord unplugged from a computer

    • C. 

      A computer can be disassembled in this state

    • D. 

      This stateis also known as soft off.

  • 27. 
     Which of the following power sources are used to power a laptop?
    • A. 

      Solar panel

    • B. 

      AC power

    • C. 

      Battery

    • D. 

      Docking station

  • 28. 
    You have a customer who wants to install Windows XP professional on her computer. What is the minimum amount of RAM she must have for this to work?
    • A. 

      128 Megabytes

    • B. 

      64 Megabytes

    • C. 

      2 Gigabytes

    • D. 

      1 Gigabyte

  • 29. 
    You are selecting RAM for a new PC. You are very concerned about making sure errors are handled. Which of the following types of RAM should you select?
    • A. 

      RamBus

    • B. 

      Non Parity RAM

    • C. 

      ECC RAM

    • D. 

      Logic Parity RAM

  • 30. 
    What is the maximum data transmission speed of IEEE 802.11b wireless networks?
    • A. 

      54 Mbps

    • B. 

      600 Mbps

    • C. 

      600 Gbps

    • D. 

      11 Mbps

  • 31. 
    Which of the following types of parental controls is used to limit access to the internet contents?
    • A. 

      Content filter control

    • B. 

      Bandwidth control

    • C. 

      Usage management tool

    • D. 

      Monitoring control

  • 32. 
    Andrew has a personal computer. One morning, he starts his computer and finds the following error message. "CMOS checksum failure. "what are the most likely causes of this error? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose Two.
    • A. 

      BIOS has become outdated.

    • B. 

      The CMOS battery has failed.

    • C. 

      The CMOS chip has failed.

    • D. 

      Software stored in the CMOS battery is infected by a virus.

  • 33. 
    What are the benefits of using Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 over legacy communication ports such as RS-232 and parrallel ports? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Easy configuration of hardware devices.

    • B. 

      Expansion

    • C. 

      Security

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 34. 
    Which of the following are sleep modes is also known as Hibernation in Windows operating system?
    • A. 

      S3

    • B. 

      S2

    • C. 

      S4

    • D. 

      S1

  • 35. 
    Which of the following can occur if the power cable runs along with the computer network cable?
    • A. 

      EMI

    • B. 

      ESD

    • C. 

      Broadcast storm

    • D. 

      Surge

  • 36. 
    Which of the following are types of social engineering attacks? Each correct answer represents a complete solution.
    • A. 

      An unauthorized person gains entrance to the building where the company's database server resides and accessews the server by pretending to be an employee.

    • B. 

      An unauthorized person insedrts an intermidiary software or program between two communicating host to listen to and modify the communication packets pasing between the two host.

    • C. 

      An unauthorized person calls a user and pretends to be a system and administartor in order to get the users password.

    • D. 

      An unauthorized person modifies packet headers by using someone else's IP address to his identity.

  • 37. 
    You customers Windows XP machine has become unusable due to some unknown cause. You want to put the computer into a working state again. What is the best way to do this?
    • A. 

      Simply put the windows recovery CD in and the recovery process will start.

    • B. 

      Reinstall Windows.

    • C. 

      Use the windows recovery console with the windows recovery CD to put the system back in the working state.

    • D. 

      Simply uuninstall any new software.

  • 38. 
    Which of the following terms refers to propietary software that is provided to users without payment on a trial basis and is often limited by any combination of functionality, vailibility or convenience?
    • A. 

      Spyware

    • B. 

      Shareware

    • C. 

      Freeware

    • D. 

      Adware

  • 39. 
    Which of the following buses has a maximum data transfer rate of 2400 Mbps?
    • A. 

      FireWire 800

    • B. 

      ESATA

    • C. 

      USB 1.1

    • D. 

      USB 2.0

  • 40. 
    Which of the following IPv6 address types is a single address that can be assigned to multiple interface?
    • A. 

      Unicast

    • B. 

      Multicast

    • C. 

      Loopback

    • D. 

      Anycast

  • 41. 
    Which of the following can be installed in an AGP slot?
    • A. 

      Video card

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Microprocessor

    • D. 

      Modem card

  • 42. 
    At what voltage does a USB host supply power to the USB bus?
    • A. 

      15 volts

    • B. 

      5 volts

    • C. 

      50 volts

    • D. 

      3 volts

  • 43. 
    Which of the following enables third-party developers to create capabilities to extend an application?
    • A. 

      Plug-in

    • B. 

      Virtual machine

    • C. 

      Hotfix

    • D. 

      JavaScript

  • 44. 
    Which of the following statements about multi-or authentication is true?
    • A. 

      Is sues a Key Distribution Center (KDC).

    • B. 

      It protects a computer from malicious software such as worms.

    • C. 

      It involves two or more methods as part of the authentication process.

    • D. 

      It is a process in which a client process and a server are required to prove their identities to each other before performing any application function.

  • 45. 
    What is the difference between the USB 2.0 and IEEE 1394 bus standards?
    • A. 

      IEEE 1394 is faster tha USB 2.0

    • B. 

      IEEE 1394 supports hot swapping

    • C. 

      IEEE 1394 is slower than USB 2.0

    • D. 

      USB 2.0 supports Plug and Play feature.

  • 46. 
    Which of the following deviced provides input by analyzing printed text, handwriting, or an object?
    • A. 

      Webcam

    • B. 

      Image Scanner

    • C. 

      Packet analyzer

    • D. 

      BD-ROM Drive

  • 47. 
    Which of the following substances are restricted under Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)? Each correct answer represents a complete solution. Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Mercury (Hg)

    • B. 

      Lead (Pb)

    • C. 

      Iron (Fe)

    • D. 

      Cadmium (Cd)

  • 48. 
    Mark works as a Network Administrator for NetTech Inc. The Network has 150 Windows 2000 Professional client computers and four Windows 2000 servers. All the client computers are able to connect to the internet. Mark is concerned about malware infecting the client computers through the internet. What will Mark do to protect the client computers from Malware? Each correct answer represents a complete solution.
    • A. 

      Gbd

    • B. 

      Gd

    • C. 

      Gd