Windows Admin

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Windows Admin - Quiz

How much do you truly know about Windows Admin? Today we’ll be putting you through a gauntlet of questions about the operating system, various system requirements and everything in between to find out just that.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which control panle is used to make changes to your workstation's name?
    • A. 

      Multimedia

    • B. 

      Display

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      System

  • 2. 
    The taskbar must always be visually present on the bottom of the screen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    When installing Windows XP, you are only given one partition option.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    According to Microsoft, the recommended minimum RAM required to install Windows XP Professional is:
    • A. 

      8 MB

    • B. 

      128 MB

    • C. 

      1,024 MB

    • D. 

      4 GB

  • 5. 
    According to Microsoft, the recommended minimum hard drive space required to install Windows XP Professional is:
    • A. 

      400 MB

    • B. 

      800 MB

    • C. 

      1.5 GB

    • D. 

      25 GB

  • 6. 
    According to Microsoft, the recommended minimum processor speed required to install Windows XP Professional is:
    • A. 

      300 MHz

    • B. 

      850 MHz

    • C. 

      2.6 GHz

    • D. 

      12 GHz

  • 7. 
    What is the folder name on the installation CD that should be copied to the root of the C: drive immediately after installing Windows XP?
    • A. 

      Driver Assistance

    • B. 

      Compatibility Assistance

    • C. 

      F497

    • D. 

      I386

  • 8. 
    If you want to ensure your Windows OS has the lastest updates, the best site to visit is:
    • A. 

      Update.mywindows.com

    • B. 

      Microsoft.com/updatemyos

    • C. 

      Update.microsoft.com

    • D. 

      Microsoft.update.com

  • 9. 
    Passwords are case sensitive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    By default, all files written in WordPad have a .txt extension as part of their name when saved.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which groups would have rights to make a copy of a particular user in order to cross domains?
    • A. 

      Power Users

    • B. 

      Backup Operators

    • C. 

      Users

    • D. 

      Replicators

  • 12. 
    Which Groups would have rights to unlock a workstation when the person who locked it is no longer available
    • A. 

      Administrators

    • B. 

      Backup Operators

    • C. 

      Users

    • D. 

      Replicator

  • 13. 
    Which group has rights to make copies of any information with archived property rights checked?
    • A. 

      Power Users

    • B. 

      Backup Operators

    • C. 

      Users

    • D. 

      Replicator

  • 14. 
    What group has many of the rights needed to add drivers or some software but not to unlock a workstation?
    • A. 

      Power Users

    • B. 

      Backup Operators

    • C. 

      Users

    • D. 

      Replicator

  • 15. 
    When you make a new user in Windows XP, by default he/she becomes a member of the Power Users group.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Where would you go in order to force your users to change their passwords the next time they log in?
    • A. 

      Computer management admin tool

    • B. 

      Server control panel

    • C. 

      Users and Passwords control panel

    • D. 

      Local Security Policy admin tool

  • 17. 
    If a user is reporting they have entered their password unsuccessfully multiple times and cannot log in, what is the cause?
    • A. 

      Their account needs to be restored

    • B. 

      Their account is awaiting activation

    • C. 

      Their account is locked

    • D. 

      Their account needs to have a username applied

  • 18. 
    If a user forgets their password, an administrator can look up their password for them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When using Computer Management to create a new account, Windows asks you to supply a user's full name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When using Computer Management to create a new account, Windows Forces you to supply a description of the user before you are allowed to create the account.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    If I were to install a program via CD, i would typically look for the _____________ file if the installation doesn't run automatically.
    • A. 

      Getstarted.exe

    • B. 

      Installation.ini

    • C. 

      Installation.dll

    • D. 

      Setup.exe

  • 22. 
    The latest and greatest applications on the market today are __-bit applications.
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      128

  • 23. 
    If I were installing a 32-bit application from my computer, what would be the most common way to go about it?
    • A. 

      Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools, Disk Defragmenter

    • B. 

      Start (Settings), Printers and Faxes, Add or Remove Programs

    • C. 

      Start (Settings), Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs

    • D. 

      Start, Program, Accessories, Communication, IP Telephony

  • 24. 
    If I were to remove a DOS application from my computer, I would take the exact same steps as I would to remove a 32-bit application.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Windows runs programs within the NT kernel since it makes sense to have the OS crash if an application crashes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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