Windows Server 2008 Trivia Test Quiz

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This trivia quiz is based on the Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, can you answer these questions? The windows server is one that can be complicating to understand for someone who does not take the time to understand its features. By getting the high score in this quiz you should see yourself as someone who has enough knowledge on it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which type of installation gives you a choice where to install Windows?

    • A.

      Custom (advanced)

    • B.

      Network

    • C.

      Upgrade

    • D.

      Typical

    Correct Answer
    A. Custom (advanced)
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Custom (advanced). This type of installation allows the user to choose the specific location or partition where they want to install Windows. It gives them more control and flexibility over the installation process compared to other options like Network, Upgrade, or Typical installations.

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  • 2. 

    What standard is Microsoft’s Active Directory based on?

    • A.

      X1000

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      X600

    • D.

      X500

    Correct Answer
    D. X500
    Explanation
    Microsoft's Active Directory is based on the X.500 standard. This standard defines a directory service that organizes and stores information in a hierarchical manner. Active Directory utilizes the X.500 directory structure to manage and store information about network resources such as users, groups, and computers in a centralized database. By adhering to the X.500 standard, Active Directory ensures compatibility and interoperability with other directory services that also follow the same standard.

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  • 3. 

    Windows Server 2003/2008 Domains now support cross forest Transitive trusts.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that Windows Server 2003/2008 Domains do support cross forest Transitive trusts. This means that trust relationships can be established between different Active Directory forests, allowing users in one forest to access resources in another forest. Transitive trusts allow the trust relationship to be extended to other domains within the forest, providing seamless access to resources across multiple forests.

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  • 4. 

    What is Active Directory designed for?

    • A.

      It is completely useless

    • B.

      It is designed to store information about all of the objects on the network, including users, groups, computers, printers, and even software.

    • C.

      It is designed to protect the network against threats on the Internet.

    • D.

      It is designed to mess up networks

    Correct Answer
    B. It is designed to store information about all of the objects on the network, including users, groups, computers, printers, and even software.
    Explanation
    Active Directory is designed to store information about all objects on the network, such as users, groups, computers, printers, and software. It serves as a central repository for managing and organizing these objects, providing a unified view and facilitating access control and authentication. This helps in simplifying network administration, improving security, and enhancing overall efficiency.

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  • 5. 

    What does Active Directory Schema do?

    • A.

      It states the format of information stored in the Active Directory database, but causes system downtime.

    • B.

      It removes viruses from the network.

    • C.

      It can be used as a debugging too

    • D.

      It states the format of information stored in the Active Directory database.

    Correct Answer
    D. It states the format of information stored in the Active Directory database.
    Explanation
    The Active Directory Schema defines the structure and organization of objects stored in the Active Directory database. It specifies the attributes and classes that can be used to create objects and determines how these objects are related to each other. The schema ensures consistency and compatibility within the Active Directory environment by defining the format and rules for storing and accessing information. It does not cause system downtime or remove viruses from the network, and while it can be used as a debugging tool, that is not its primary purpose.

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  • 6. 

    In an Active Directory Tree or Forest, each domain controller will store a copy of its own domain.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In an Active Directory Tree or Forest, each domain controller will store a copy of its own domain. This is because each domain controller is responsible for managing and maintaining the specific domain it belongs to. By having a copy of the domain stored locally, the domain controller can efficiently handle authentication requests, manage user accounts, and replicate changes to other domain controllers within the same domain. This distributed approach ensures fault tolerance and improves performance in the Active Directory environment.

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  • 7. 

    When using Active Directory, every object on the network can be controlled.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Active Directory is a directory service provided by Microsoft that allows for the centralized management and control of network resources. With Active Directory, administrators can control and manage various objects on the network, such as users, computers, and printers. This includes controlling access permissions, managing group policies, and enforcing security measures. Therefore, the statement that every object on the network can be controlled when using Active Directory is true.

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  • 8. 

    What is the minimum free disk space for installing Windows Itanium Based Server 2008?

    • A.

      10GB

    • B.

      5GB

    • C.

      3GB

    • D.

      14TB

    Correct Answer
    A. 10GB
    Explanation
    The minimum free disk space required for installing Windows Itanium Based Server 2008 is 10GB. This means that at least 10GB of storage space needs to be available on the disk in order to successfully install the operating system.

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  • 9. 

    During installation which of the following might the computer do several times?

    • A.

      Fall off the desk

    • B.

      Crash

    • C.

      Show the blue screen of death

    • D.

      Reboot

    Correct Answer
    D. Reboot
    Explanation
    During installation, the computer might reboot several times. Rebooting is a common occurrence during the installation process as it allows the computer to apply the changes made during the installation, update system settings, and ensure that the newly installed software or updates are properly integrated into the system. Rebooting also helps to resolve any conflicts or errors that may have occurred during the installation process, ensuring a smooth and stable operation of the computer after the installation is complete.

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  • 10. 

    Networks are collections of users, printers and resources.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Networks are indeed collections of users, printers, and resources. In a computer network, multiple devices are connected to share information, resources, and services. These devices can include computers, printers, servers, routers, switches, and more. Users can access shared files, printers, and other resources over the network, making collaboration and resource sharing easier. Therefore, the statement "Networks are collections of users, printers, and resources" is true.

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  • 11. 

    Active Directory is a troubleshooting tool.

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    A. False
    Explanation
    Active Directory is not a troubleshooting tool. It is a directory service developed by Microsoft that stores information about objects on a network and allows for centralized management of network resources. While Active Directory can be used to help troubleshoot issues related to user accounts, group policies, and network access, it is primarily designed for directory services and not specifically focused on troubleshooting. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 12. 

    When installing Windows Itanium Based Server 2008 what is the minimum amount of RAM required?

    • A.

      152MB

    • B.

      5TB

    • C.

      2GB

    • D.

      1GB

    Correct Answer
    D. 1GB
    Explanation
    The minimum amount of RAM required for installing Windows Itanium Based Server 2008 is 1GB. This means that the system should have at least 1GB of RAM in order to successfully install and run the operating system.

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  • 13. 

    When installing Windows Server 2008 64bit what is the minimum amount of RAM required?  

    • A.

      512MB

    • B.

      128MB

    • C.

      64MB

    • D.

      10KB

    Correct Answer
    A. 512MB
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2008 64bit requires a minimum of 512MB of RAM for installation. This amount of RAM is necessary to ensure that the operating system can run smoothly and handle the necessary processes and tasks efficiently. Having less than 512MB of RAM may result in performance issues and limitations in the system's capabilities.

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  • 14. 

    What is part of the command that will enable Windows Firewall for remote Administration and remote desktop?  

    • A.

      Don’t bother typing anything the command will just appear.

    • B.

      Netsh advfirewall

    • C.

      Dir firewall

    • D.

      Systemroot

    Correct Answer
    B. Netsh advfirewall
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "netsh advfirewall" because the "netsh" command is used to configure and manage Windows networking components, and "advfirewall" is a subcommand that allows for advanced configuration of the Windows Firewall. Enabling the Windows Firewall for remote administration and remote desktop can be achieved by using this specific command.

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  • 15. 

    Windows 2000 Forest function level allows domains that contain only Windows 2000/2003/2008 domain controllers.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The Windows 2000 Forest function level allows domains that contain only Windows 2000/2003/2008 domain controllers. This means that if a domain has domain controllers running on any of these versions of Windows, it can still function within a Windows 2000 Forest.

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  • 16. 

    What version of Windows introduced the Active Directory Service?  

    • A.

      Windows 98

    • B.

      Windows 2000

    • C.

      CP/M

    • D.

      Windows 3.11

    Correct Answer
    B. Windows 2000
    Explanation
    Windows 2000 introduced the Active Directory Service.

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  • 17. 

    When you are installing Windows Server 2008 32bit what is the minimum CPU speed for the installation?  

    • A.

      2GHz

    • B.

      3.20GHz

    • C.

      1GHz

    • D.

      3.19GHz

    Correct Answer
    C. 1GHz
    Explanation
    The minimum CPU speed required for installing Windows Server 2008 32bit is 1GHz. This means that the processor should have a clock speed of at least 1GHz in order for the installation to be successful.

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  • 18. 

    What type of mouse is required when running and installing Windows Itanium Based Server 2008?  

    • A.

      None you can use the keyboard

    • B.

      USB type

    • C.

      Ps/2 type

    • D.

      Any, it doesn’t matter which type you use as long as the computer has a compatible port for the mouse you want to use.

    Correct Answer
    D. Any, it doesn’t matter which type you use as long as the computer has a compatible port for the mouse you want to use.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Any, it doesn’t matter which type you use as long as the computer has a compatible port for the mouse you want to use." This means that you can use any type of mouse (USB or PS/2) as long as the computer has a port that is compatible with the mouse you want to use. The type of mouse does not affect the installation or running of Windows Itanium Based Server 2008, so you have the flexibility to choose any type of mouse based on your preference or availability.

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  • 19. 

    Windows Server 2008 continues to support Active Directory adding new features.  

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Windows Server 2008 supports Active Directory by adding new features. This means that Active Directory, a directory service used by Windows Server to manage network resources and user accounts, is still supported and has additional functionalities in Windows Server 2008. Therefore, the statement "Windows Server 2008 continues to support Active Directory adding new features" is true.

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  • 20. 

    When you are installing Windows Server 2008 64bit what is the minimum CPU speed for the installation?  

    • A.

      2GHz

    • B.

      1.3GHz

    • C.

      1.4GHz

    • D.

      1GHz

    Correct Answer
    C. 1.4GHz
    Explanation
    The minimum CPU speed required for installing Windows Server 2008 64bit is 1.4GHz. This means that the computer's processor needs to have a clock speed of at least 1.4GHz in order to support the installation and operation of the operating system.

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  • 21. 

    Which type of installation will keep your files, settings and programs?  

    • A.

      Upgrade

    • B.

      Custom (advanced)

    • C.

      Network

    • D.

      Typical

    Correct Answer
    A. Upgrade
    Explanation
    An upgrade installation will keep your files, settings, and programs intact. This means that when you upgrade your system, you do not have to worry about losing any of your data or installed programs. The upgrade process will simply update your existing system to a newer version while preserving all your files and settings.

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  • 22. 

    A Windows 2008 Domain can contain more than one Domain Controller.  

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    Windows 2008 Domain can contain more than one Domain Controller because a Domain Controller is a server that manages user accounts, security policies, and authentication within a Windows domain. Having multiple Domain Controllers in a domain provides redundancy and fault tolerance, ensuring that if one Domain Controller fails, the others can continue to provide services. Additionally, multiple Domain Controllers can distribute the load of user authentication and other domain management tasks, improving performance and scalability.

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