220-801 CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exam Set 10

Which of the following uses Intel’s core i CPUs? (Select TWO).



Options are :

  • F
  • 775
  • 1155
  • 1366 (Correct)
  • AM3

Answer : 1366

A technician needs to access the system BIOS at boot time on a PC. Which of the following are

possible BIOS access keys? (Select TWO).

A. F2

B. F12

C. F8

D. Delete




Options are :

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

Answer : D,A

Which of the following connector types is used on a CAT5 cable?



Options are :

  • RS-232
  • RJ-11
  • RJ-45 (Correct)
  • DB-9

Answer : RJ-45

A customer would like assistance with choosing the appropriate PCs for opening an Internet café.

The customer explains to the technician that the PCs would only be used to search the Internet.

Which of the following would the technician suggest?




Options are :

  • Thick client
  • Thin client (Correct)
  • Media PC
  • Gaming PC

Answer : Thin client

Which of the following is a benefit of using ECC memory?



Options are :

  • Uses lower voltage
  • Prevents disk errors
  • Corrects memory errors (Correct)
  • Allows 64-bit operating systems

Answer : Corrects memory errors

Which of the following describes the MAIN difference between a plenum rated cable versus a nonplenum

rated cable?



Options are :

  • A reduced noise level when bundled in groups of 20 or more
  • A reduced production of hazardous fumes when subjected to fire (Correct)
  • The ability to transmit data with fewer cross-talk interruptions
  • The ability to be bent into tighter turning radiuses within conduit

Answer : A reduced production of hazardous fumes when subjected to fire

Before installing a new expansion card, which of the following should a technician consider?

(Select TWO).

A. CPU type

B. Free hard drive space

C. Power supply wattage

D. Amount of RAM

E. Bus type



Options are :

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

Answer : C,E

Which of the following expansion cards would provide support for additional internal storage?



Options are :

  • Video capture
  • RAID controller (Correct)
  • Modem
  • USB port

Answer : RAID controller

Which of the following is the FIRST component to transfer heat away from a processor?



Options are :

  • Liquid cooling
  • Thermal paste (Correct)
  • Heatsink
  • Case fan

Answer : Thermal paste

Which of the following settings is controlled by jumpers?





Options are :

  • Chassis detection threshold
  • Fan speed
  • USB voltage
  • Drive hierarchy (Correct)

Answer : Drive hierarchy

When configuring a new hard drive for use in a hot swappable environment, which of the following

connection types should be used?





Options are :

  • SATA
  • PATA
  • IDE
  • eSATA (Correct)

Answer : eSATA

Which of the following socket types is for an Intel CPU?



Options are :

  • AM3
  • F
  • 1156 (Correct)
  • 940

Answer : 1156

Which of the following media has a capacity of 8.6 GB?




Options are :

  • DL DVD (Correct)
  • DL Blu-ray
  • CD
  • DVD

Answer : DL DVD

Which of the following would benefit MOST from the use of dual monitors?




Options are :

  • A/V editing station (Correct)
  • Gaming PC
  • Home theater PC
  • Thin client

Answer : A/V editing station

Which of the following RAM modules has a PC rating of 10600?



Options are :

  • DDR3 (Correct)
  • . DDR
  • SDRAM
  • DDR2

Answer : DDR3

A motherboard contains four memory slots. Two of the slots are colored blue and two of the slots

are colored black. Which of the following would be the correct way to populate memory in the slots

for best performance?




Options are :

  • Memory that matches in speed and size in either both blue slots and both black slots (Correct)
  • Faster memory in both blue slots and slower memory in both black slots
  • Place memory in either both black slots or both blue slots but not both at the same time
  • Slower memory in both blue slots and faster memory in both black slots

Answer : Memory that matches in speed and size in either both blue slots and both black slots

A technician needs to install an appropriate PSU into a new machine. The technician needs

available power for a floppy drive, two older IDE hard disks, a single SATA hard disk, and an IDE

optical drive. How many unique power connectors will the PSU need to accommodate the listed

devices?




Options are :

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3 (Correct)
  • 5

Answer : 3

Which of the following PC expansion cards needs to be installed to record from a game console?



Options are :

  • Network
  • Video capture (Correct)
  • High-end graphics
  • RAID controller

Answer : Video capture

Which of the following video types has a DB-15 connector?




Options are :

  • DVI-D
  • S-video
  • DVI-A
  • VGA (Correct)

Answer : VGA

Which of the following is an example of a MAC address?



Options are :

  • 4309:FD21:ACB3:0012
  • 192.17.2.1
  • http://www.comptia.org
  • 00-00-00-1B-02-55 (Correct)

Answer : 00-00-00-1B-02-55

In addition to power and DVI, which of the following additional connections is needed to setup a

fully functional touch screen LCD monitor?




Options are :

  • Parallel
  • SCSI
  • Ethernet
  • USB (Correct)

Answer : USB

A client wants to take their old VCR tapes and put them on a DVD. Which of the following

expansion cards would need to be installed in a computer to perform this task?



Options are :

  • Video graphics
  • Sound
  • TV tuner
  • Video capture (Correct)

Answer : Video capture

Which of the following hard drives has the BEST shock resistance?




Options are :

  • IDE
  • SSD (Correct)
  • NAS
  • SATA

Answer : SSD

Which of the following RAID levels extends the size of a volume without providing reliability or

mirroring?



Options are :

  • RAID 5
  • RAID10
  • RAID 0 (Correct)
  • RAID 1

Answer : RAID 0

Thermal paste is used between the CPU and heatsink to:



Options are :

  • aid in the transfer of energy from the CPU to the heatsink. (Correct)
  • make the heatsink easier to remove when replacing the CPU.
  • act as a fire retardant should the CPU overheat.
  • keep the heatsink in place on the CPU.

Answer : aid in the transfer of energy from the CPU to the heatsink.

Which of the following resolution modes, by design, provides the BEST possible visual quality on a

flat screen LCD monitor?



Options are :

  • XGA
  • SVGA
  • Native (Correct)
  • Digital

Answer : Native

Which of the following cables is fire retardant?



Options are :

  • UTP
  • PVC
  • STP
  • Plenum (Correct)

Answer : Plenum

Which of the following connectors is found on every desktop power supply?



Options are :

  • SATA
  • Molex (Correct)
  • PCIe
  • Berg

Answer : Molex

Which of the following media types is BEST for backups of very large storage systems?




Options are :

  • CD-ROM
  • DVD
  • Blu-Ray
  • Tape (Correct)

Answer : Tape

Which of the following RAID levels extends the size of a volume without providing reliability or

mirroring?



Options are :

  • RAID 1
  • RAID1O
  • RAID5
  • RAID 0 (Correct)

Answer : RAID 0

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