A+ Certification Exam Quizzes & Trivia
RAMIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Identify the different types of RAM packagingâ€¢ Explain the varieties of DRAMâ€¢ Install RAM properlyâ€¢ Perform basic RAM troubleshooting
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 2109 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionSteve adds a second 512-MB 240-pin DIMM to his PC, which should bringthe total RAM in the system up to 1 GB. The PC has a Pentium 4 3.2-GHzprocessor and three 240-pin DIMM slots on the motherboard. When he turnson the PC, however, the RAM count only shows 512 MB of RAM. Which of thefollowing is most likely to be the problem?
Microprocessors In this chapter, you will learn how to â€¢ Identify the core components of a CPU â€¢ Describe the relationship of CPUs and RAM â€¢ Explain the varieties of modern CPUs â€¢ Identify...
Questions: 7 | Attempts: 695 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhat do registers provide for the CPU?
The Visible PCIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Describe how the PC worksâ€¢ Identify the essential tools of the trade and avoid electrostatic dischargeâ€¢ Identify the different connectors on a typical PC...
Questions: 6 | Attempts: 673 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhat is the essential tool for computer techs?
Updated 03/12/09. I've had to break up the quiz into two parts. This is Essentials portion. I have passed the A+ and the Network+ exams using Sybex training materials so these questions are from the Sybex CompTIA A+ Complete...
Questions: 106 | Attempts: 1067 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionCategory Motherboards: Motherboards are designed under certain classifications called Form Factors. This form factor determines the size of the motherboard and where the components are located. What is the most popular Form Factor?
The Complete PC TechIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Describe how computers workâ€¢ Explain the nuances of dealing with customersâ€¢ Implement a troubleshooting methodology
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 269 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhile troubleshooting a fairly routine printing problem, the customerexplains in great detail precisely what he was trying to do, what happenedwhen he tried to print, and what he attempted as a fix for the problem. Atwhat point should you interrupt him?
Computer SecurityIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Explain the threats to your computers and dataâ€¢ Describe how to control the local computing environmentâ€¢ Explain how to protect computers from network...
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 276 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhich of the following would you select if you need to back up an ActiveDirectory server?
The InternetIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Explain how the Internet worksâ€¢ Connect to the Internetâ€¢ Use Internet software tools
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 317 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionOf the four Internet connection options listed below, which typically offersthe slowest connection speed?
Local Area NetworkingIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Explain network technologiesâ€¢ Explain network operating systemsâ€¢ Install and configure wired networksâ€¢ Install and configure wireless...
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 405 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionTo provide a computer with a physical and electronic connection to anetwork, what must be installed?
In computing, a printer is a peripheral machine which makes a persistent representation of graphics or text, usually on paper. While most output is human-readable, bar code printers are an example of...
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 519 | Last updated: Apr 29, 2021
Sample QuestionWhat mechanism is used by most inkjet printers to push ink ontothe paper?
Portable ComputingIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Describe the many types of portable computing devices availableâ€¢ Enhance and upgrade portable computersâ€¢ Manage and maintain portable computersâ€¢...
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 322 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhat is the name of the lower level of software drivers that support PC Cards?
SoundIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Describe how sound works in a PCâ€¢ Select the appropriate sound card for a given scenarioâ€¢ Install a sound card in a Windows systemâ€¢ Troubleshoot problems that...
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 307 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhat refers to the number of characteristics of a particular sound capturedwhen sampling?
In this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Explain how video displays workâ€¢ Select the proper video cardâ€¢ Install and configure video softwareâ€¢ Troubleshoot basic video problems
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 371 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhat term refers to the amount of time it takes to draw an entire screen andget the electron guns back to the upper-left corner?
It is important to differentiate between inputs and outputs when it comes to computers. In chapter 16 we covered how to identify both input and output devices, how they work on a PC and how to support input/output ports. Test...
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 529 | Last updated: Aug 6, 2018
Sample QuestionA serial port receives and sends serial data. What device translates that serialdata into parallel data for the computer to use?
Maintaining and Troubleshooting WindowsIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Maintain Windows 2000/XPâ€¢ Optimize Windows 2000/XPâ€¢ Troubleshoot Windows 2000/XP
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 500 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionYour Windows XP Professional system fails to boot up. You suspect that theboot sector has become corrupted. You start the system using the set of bootdisks and then launch the Recovery Console. Which command should youuse to write a new boot sector into the system partition?
Working with the Command-Line InterfaceIn this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Explain the operation of the command-line interfaceâ€¢ Execute fundamental commands from the command lineâ€¢ Manipulate files and...
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 545 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionHow many 8-bit characters does the ASCII standard define?
Understanding Windows 13In this chapter, you will learn how toâ€¢ Explain the Windows interfaceâ€¢ Identify the features and characteristics of Windows 2000 and Windows XPâ€¢ Describe the current versions of Windows
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 650 | Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
Sample QuestionWhich of the following is an advantage of running Windows 2000 on NTFS asopposed to FAT32? (Select two.)
Are you a techno-savvy? or a Computer Geek? Do you like Gadgets and Technology? If yes, then do attempt this quiz to find out where do you stand in the exams as well real life. So let's try out this quiz. All...
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 85 | Last updated: Jan 7, 2019
Sample QuestionSCSI-1 and SCSI-2 uses _______ pin type.
This is an essential practice test for CompTIA A+ Hardware for computer geeks. Do you have enough technical knowledge when it comes to computer Hardware? Can you resolve any troubleshooting issues? If yes, then prove yourself by...
Questions: 9 | Attempts: 4004 | Last updated: Jun 10, 2019
Sample QuestionYou have just been hired as a field technician with a computer support company. Which of the following types of motherboards are you most likely to see more than others while on the job?
Hey there Geeks! Hope you all are well. Welcome to CompTIA A+ Essentials Quiz. This quiz has been designed to test your basic knowledge about hardware and knowledge troubleshooting issues related to computer and laptops. Read the...
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 7459 | Last updated: Jun 18, 2020
Sample QuestionWhich of the following has to be installed on a laptop in order to use a compact flash storage device?
This CompTIA A+ Essentials quiz has been made to see whether you are completely prepared for the real exam. This practice test will help you pass by familiarizing you with the material and the ensuring that you know the...
Questions: 14 | Attempts: 1838 | Last updated: Apr 10, 2019
Sample QuestionWhich IRQ is assigned to the system timer?
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Questions: 27 | Attempts: 133 | Last updated: Dec 13, 2012
Sample QuestionFDD's largest size available is
A practice quiz that will help test your readiness for the CompTIA A+ Essentials exam. This quiz has been carefully constructed to avoid any irrelevant or outdated information from appearing. It has also been constructed to use a...
Questions: 38 | Attempts: 4655 | Last updated: Jun 23, 2019
Sample QuestionWhich of the following Operating Systems can be upgraded directly to Windows XP Professional? (Select 2)
This CompTIA A+ Certification test has been made to see whether you are completely prepared for the real exam. This quiz will help you pass by familiarizing you with the question pattern and the ensuring that you...
Questions: 16 | Attempts: 775 | Last updated: Jun 23, 2019
Sample QuestionUpon arriving at a site, a customer tells you that you are not welcome here. He is used to working with Bill, and only wants Bill working on his systems. What should you do?
This is the best practice test ever for CompTIA A+ Essentials. Are you really a computer geek? Do you really possess full-fledged technical knowledge when it comes to Software or Hardware? If yes, then prove...
Questions: 23 | Attempts: 745 | Last updated: Jan 7, 2019
Sample QuestionWhich of the following are SCSI types that allow for 16 devices, including the adapter, to be connected on a single shared cable? (Choose two)
This Trivia quiz on CompTIA A+ IT technician has been created to test whether you are completely prepared for the real exam. This test will help you pass by familiarizing you with the material and the ensuring that you know the...
Questions: 62 | Attempts: 1536 | Last updated: Jun 23, 2019
Sample QuestionWhich of the following ports will support surround sound?