220-702 CompTIA A+ Practical Application Practice Exam Set 7

Which of the following allows a program or port through a software firewall?

Options are :

  • Port-forwarding
  • Pass-through
  • Exception (Correct)
  • Punch-through

Answer : Exception

Which of the following multimeter settings should only be used when there is no electrical flow

through the part being tested? (Select TWO).

A. Ampere

B. Continuity

C. Volt

D. Resistance

E. Wattage

Options are :

  • C,D
  • B,D (Correct)
  • B,C
  • B,A

Answer : B,D

Which of the following system utilities would be used to change a drive type from dynamic to


Options are :

  • System Partition Manager
  • Device Manager
  • Disk Management (Correct)

Answer : Disk Management

When attempting to boot a PC, the POST process completes without error. The PC then displays,

Ďnon system disk or disk errorí. Which of the following would MOST likely cause the issue?

Options are :

  • Failing power supply
  • Out-of-date BIOS
  • Invalid motherboard jumper settings
  • Floppy disk in the drive (Correct)

Answer : Floppy disk in the drive

Which of the following commands would a technician MOST likely use to map a printer from a

remote computer?

Options are :

  • NET USE (Correct)

Answer : NET USE

A user reports their laptop computer can no longer connect to a server. The computer works

correctly in a different office. Which of the following tools would be used to troubleshoot this issue?

Options are :

  • Cable tester (Correct)
  • Loopback plug
  • Fiber splicer
  • Multimeter

Answer : Cable tester

Which of the following will allow Karen, a technician, to determine if the correct voltages are

reaching the computer components? (Select TWO).

A. Power supply tester

B. Cable tester

C. Loopback plugs

D. Multimeter

E. Butt set

Options are :

  • A,D (Correct)
  • C,D
  • A,C
  • A,B

Answer : A,D

Which of the following is a graphical enhancement in Windows Vista?

Options are :

  • Aero (Correct)
  • BitLocker
  • UAC
  • SFC

Answer : Aero

If a technician suspects that the voltage being delivered to a desktop computerís power supply is

insufficient or incorrect, which device should be used to determine the correct voltage?

Options are :

  • A cable tester
  • A multimeter (Correct)
  • A power supply tester
  • A loopback adapter

Answer : A multimeter

Recently three new applications were installed on all the desktops in a company branch. One of

the applications causes Windows to crash on startup, but the technician is unable to find out which

application it is. Without removing all three applications, which of the following is the BEST way to

determine the cause of the crash?

Options are :

  • Hit the F6 key as Windows loads and run Repair Broken Links and Applications.
  • Put in the ERD and when the window pops up select the option for Repair Broken Links and Applications
  • Launch REGEDIT and remove the offending applications from the Run key.
  • Start the computer in Safe Mode and check Event Viewer. (Correct)

Answer : Start the computer in Safe Mode and check Event Viewer.

Which of the following ping commands would a technician use to ping continuously?

Options are :

  • PING -R
  • PING -a
  • PING -t (Correct)
  • PING -l

Answer : PING -t

Which of the following switches in Windows can be used to ping a host until stopped?

Options are :

  • -t (Correct)
  • -a
  • -l
  • -f

Answer : -t

When updated, which of the following will allow network access to new users?

Options are :

  • ACLs (Correct)
  • Firmware
  • Route lists
  • Definitions

Answer : ACLs

Which of the following processor specifications should be used to reduce power consumption?

Options are :

  • 95W
  • 65W
  • 45W (Correct)
  • 75W

Answer : 45W

A floppy drive is replaced in a computer and now when the computer is turned on the floppy drive

light is constantly lit. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause?

Options are :

  • The drive cable is connected backwards. (Correct)
  • The power supply has failed.
  • The proper drivers have not been loaded.
  • The floppy drive has failed.

Answer : The drive cable is connected backwards.

Which of the following commands is used to delete an empty directory?

Options are :

  • EDIT
  • RD (Correct)
  • DIR

Answer : RD

Which of the following commands would be used to go from c:\windows to c:\windows\system32?

Options are :

  • DIR
  • MD
  • CD (Correct)
  • RD

Answer : CD

A user is reporting that a PC will suddenly shut down without warning. The PC boots up with no

problems, but after using the PC for a short time, the PC turns off. Which of the following

components should the technician check? (Select TWO). 

A. CPU fan


C. Hard drive

D. Power supply

E. Video card

Options are :

  • A,B
  • A,D (Correct)
  • C,D
  • A,C

Answer : A,D

While disassembling a laptop the FIRST thing that should be done is:

Options are :

  • refer to manufacturer documentation. (Correct)
  • document and label cable and screw locations.
  • organize parts.
  • gather appropriate tools.

Answer : refer to manufacturer documentation.

A display on a laptop has become very dim, almost unable to be seen. Which of the following

components is the MOST likely cause of this problem?

Options are :

  • AC adapter
  • Video card
  • Inverter board (Correct)
  • Processor

Answer : Inverter board

Which of the following access levels allows a user to perform normal day to day work with their

own files but does not allow them to change system files or computer performance?

Options are :

  • Guest
  • Administrator
  • Power user
  • User (Correct)

Answer : User

A user has a 1TB external hard drive connected to a desktop system. When the user searches the

drive for a file, the response to the search is very slow. How can the user improve the performance

of the file searches on the external drive?

Options are :

  • Search multiple drive letters at the same time.
  • Change the sort order of the files.
  • Turn on indexing for the assigned drive letter. (Correct)
  • Make sure that all of the files are in folders that are in alphabetical order.

Answer : Turn on indexing for the assigned drive letter.

A user reports that a network printer will not print, however, other users are not experiencing any

problems. The user has rebooted their computer twice and it is still not printing. Which of the

following should the technician check?

Options are :

  • Verify that the printer is connected to the network.
  • Check the local print queue for a failed print job. (Correct)
  • Run the printer configuration wizard on the desktop.
  • Check to see if the network printer is turned on.

Answer : Check the local print queue for a failed print job.

On a Windows Vista system, the default location for user data is in which of the following


Options are :

  • C:\USERS\ (Correct)

Answer : C:\USERS\

The local library has several public desktops and is concerned about PCs being opened and

components being stolen. Which of the following could prevent this?

Options are :

  • Secure the PCs to the table with cable locks.
  • Install real-time system resource monitoring software.
  • Use security screws to prevent the case from being opened. (Correct)
  • Install biometrics to track user access and identities

Answer : Use security screws to prevent the case from being opened.

Which of the following components is found in a display panel assembly?

Options are :

  • Video memory
  • Inverter (Correct)
  • DC converter
  • DVI adapter

Answer : Inverter

A support technician wants to help a user, in a different city, navigate a new software program.

Which of the following will allow the user and technician to view and control the Windows XP PC

desktop simultaneously?

Options are :

  • Remote Assistance (Correct)
  • Remote Desktop
  • Terminal Services
  • Routing and Remote Access Service

Answer : Remote Assistance

Which of the following will occur if %temp% is executed from the run command?

Options are :

  • The current userís temporary folder will be opened (Correct)
  • Applications located in the %temp% folder will be executed.
  • The operating systemís temporary folder will be opened.
  • Applications will be deleted in the %temp% folder.

Answer : The current userís temporary folder will be opened

Which of the following is the speed a 1600MHz FSB processor will operate at if the FSB of the

motherboard is 3200MHz?

Options are :

  • 3200MHz
  • 1600MHz (Correct)
  • 1333MHz
  • 4800MHz

Answer : 1600MHz

A technician wants to prevent employees from installing software on company computers. In which

of the following groups should the employee accounts be placed?

Options are :

  • Administrators
  • Power Users
  • Guests
  • Users (Correct)

Answer : Users

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