Windows XP And 2000 Practice Exam For CompTIA A+ Exams

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Windows XP And 2000 Practice Exam For CompTIA A+ Exams

A lot of members are asking about the updated practice exams for the Comptia exams concering the main operating systems Windows xp and Windows 2000. This practice exams deals with nothing but these two operating systems covered on the Comptia exams. Hope this helps and good luck to all on their exams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following interfaces exists between the subsystems in user mode and the HAL (hardware abstraction layer) dealing with Windows 2000?
    • A. 

      Win32 (WOW)

    • B. 

      Executive services

    • C. 

      Multithread

    • D. 

      Win32.FAT

  • 2. 
    When Windows 2000 runs in mixed mode, how many Windows NT domain controllers are present?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      1 or more

    • D. 

      The term "domain controller" is not related to mixed mode

  • 3. 
    Windows 2000 includes how many operating systems?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 4. 
    Which of the following statements best describes why Windows XP can be installed as a dual boot with Windows 2000?
    • A. 

      Each logical drive or volume has a file system installed

    • B. 

      There is a minimal wasted space (or slack) for each operating system

    • C. 

      A FAT32 volume can be easily converted to an NTFS volume

    • D. 

      They both use the same version of NTFS

  • 5. 
    Which of the following terms refers to the method used by Microsoft to prevent unlicensed use of its software that is based on purchasing a Windows XP license for each installation of Windows XP?
    • A. 

      Product activation

    • B. 

      Boot loader

    • C. 

      Disk cloning

    • D. 

      Unattended installation

  • 6. 
    True or false? Windows XP has the ability for two or more users to be logged on simultaneously, and for a user to control the computer from a remote location?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    True or false? User mode is the operating system mode in which programs have extensive access to system information and hardware?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or false? For most installations, the system partition and the boot partition are the same (drive c)?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or false? Using Windows tools, changing the size of a partition or logical drive or changing a file system on a drive erases everything on the logical drive?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    True or false? A thread is a program or group of programs that is running, together with the system resources assigned to it, such as memory addresses, environmental variables, and other resources?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What is the minimal RAM requirements for Windows XP Pro?
    • A. 

      64 mb

    • B. 

      128 mb

    • C. 

      650 mb

    • D. 

      54 mb

  • 12. 
    What is the minimal requirements for free hard drive space for Windows 2000?
    • A. 

      750 mb

    • B. 

      650 mb

    • C. 

      450 mb

    • D. 

      1 gb

  • 13. 
    What is the recommended processor to be used for Windows XP Pro operating system?
    • A. 

      Pentium II 250 MHz

    • B. 

      Pentium I 233 MHz

    • C. 

      Pentium I 300 MHz

    • D. 

      Pentium II 300 MHz

  • 14. 
    What is the minimal requirement for hard drive partition space for Windows XP Pro?
    • A. 

      1 gb

    • B. 

      2 gb

    • C. 

      400 mb

    • D. 

      800 mb

  • 15. 
    What is the minimal free space on the hard drive partition requirement for Windows XP Pro?
    • A. 

      1.5 gb

    • B. 

      2 gb

    • C. 

      4 gb

    • D. 

      650 mb

  • 16. 
    What is the minimal requirement for a cd-rom or dvd-rom drive for Windows XP Pro?
    • A. 

      25x

    • B. 

      10x

    • C. 

      8x

    • D. 

      12x

  • 17. 
    What are 2 advantages of NTFS over FAT systems? (choose 2)
    • A. 

      NFTS is a recoverable file system

    • B. 

      NFTS has less overhead than FAT

    • C. 

      NFTS supports larger volume drives than FAT

    • D. 

      NFTS is compatible with Windows 9x,me, and dos

  • 18. 
    True or false? Windows XP and 2000 workstations have an administrator account by default?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Kernel mode is used by two main components what are they?
    • A. 

      SAM

    • B. 

      Executive sevices

    • C. 

      Administrator services

    • D. 

      HAL

  • 20. 
    True or false? Windows 2000 Pro was designed to replace both Windows 9x, and Windows NT workstation as a personal computer desktop or notebook OS?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    True or false? Windows 2000 server is the improved version of Windows NT sever and is designed as a network operating system for low end users?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    To find how much drive space is available you should do which of the following?
    • A. 

      Open Windows explorer, left click the drive letter, and select properties

    • B. 

      Click start, run, type in drive letter

    • C. 

      Open Windows explorer, menu, E drive, properties

    • D. 

      Open Window explorer, right click the drive letter, and select properties

  • 23. 
    True or false? If you are upgrading Windows XP/2000 if the Windows setup can not find a critical drive such as the driver to control a hard drive, it cancels the upgrade?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    True or false? You can upgrade a compressed windows 9x drive to Windows XP/2000?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    True or false? Windows XP/2000 does support a second operating system on the same partition?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False