220-801 CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exam Set 5

Which of the following BEST represents a hardware requirement for building a PC that will

specialize in being a Home Server? (Select TWO).

A. Virtualization support

B. Touch screen interface

C. Gigabit Ethernet

D. RAID array

E. Dual monitors





Options are :

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

Answer : C,D

Joe, a user, cannot browse on the intranet to a particular web server by using the servername

given to him by the administrator. Joe asks a coworker for the IP address of the same server, and

is then able to access the webpage using the IP address. Which of the following is the MOST

likely cause of the issue?



Options are :

  • The network router is down.
  • HTTP is not working on the client.
  • HTTP is not working on the server.
  • DNS is not configured correctly. (Correct)

Answer : DNS is not configured correctly.

A technician is tasked with connecting several servers through a new PoE KVM device. Which of

the following cable types is required to operate the KVM?



Options are :

  • A CAT5e cable for each device, long enough to allow it to connect to the KVM. (Correct)
  • Several extra PS2 or USB cables, as many more are needed to connect to the KVM.
  • Female to Male PS2 adapters or cables, to allow for connecting straight to the KVM.
  • Male to Female PS2 adapters or cables, to allow for connecting straight to the KVM.

Answer : A CAT5e cable for each device, long enough to allow it to connect to the KVM.

During a POST, which of the following is being checked? (Select TWO).

A. A count of available RAM

B. The presence of a functioning CPU

C. The presence of unknown peripherals

D. Integrity of system files

E. Network connectivity



Options are :

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

Answer : A,B

255.255.0.0 is the standard subnet mask for which of the following IP classes?



Options are :

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

Answer : Class B

BIOS upgrades are generally flashed directly onto which chip that sits on the motherboard of a

PC?



Options are :

  • EEPROM (Correct)
  • Northbridge controller
  • VRAM
  • CMOS Battery

Answer : EEPROM

Which of the following connector types is used for the transmission of an analog signal?




Options are :

  • DB-15 (Correct)
  • HDMI
  • RJ-45
  • DVI

Answer : DB-15

Modern ATX v2.3 power supplies employ motherboard power connectors with how many pins?



Options are :

  • 28
  • 24 (Correct)
  • 20
  • 16

Answer : 24

Which of the following are PCIe slot types? (Select TWO).

A. 2x

B. 3x

C. 4x

D. 8x

E. 16x




Options are :

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

Answer : C,E

A technician is given a task of terminating a bundle of CAT5 cables that have not been labeled.

Which of the following tools will be the BEST to perform this job task?




Options are :

  • Crimper, cable tester
  • Crimper, multimeter
  • Crimper, cable tester, toner probe (Correct)
  • Crimper, toner probe, multimeter

Answer : Crimper, cable tester, toner probe

Which of the following cables is normally associated with a DB-15 connector?



Options are :

  • RCA
  • STP
  • VGA (Correct)
  • DVI

Answer : VGA

A user has forgotten their BIOS password on their computer. Which of the following would a

technician use to allow the user access to their PC?



Options are :

  • Remove the BIOS chip on the PC
  • Set the password clear jumper on the motherboard (Correct)
  • Run password cracking software on the userís PC
  • Re-flash the BIOS

Answer : Set the password clear jumper on the motherboard

Which of the following is the subnet mask for a Class C IP address?




Options are :

  • 255.255.0.0
  • 255.255.255.0 (Correct)
  • 192.168.1.1
  • 10.0.0.1

Answer : 255.255.255.0

Which of the following network devices uses NAT to convert private IP addresses into public IP

addresses?




Options are :

  • Hub
  • Firewall (Correct)
  • NAS
  • Bridge

Answer : Firewall

A single office with five computers and a server is an example of which of the following?




Options are :

  • WAN
  • SAN
  • LAN (Correct)
  • PAN

Answer : LAN

In reference to express card types (e.g. Express Card 34 and Express Card 54), which of the

following BEST describes what the numbers indicate?



Options are :

  • Size of the expansion slot (Correct)
  • Number of available communication channels
  • Size of the memory allocation
  • The IEEE specification that it originated from

Answer : Size of the expansion slot

Which of the following cables uses both the T568A and T568B standards?




Options are :

  • HDMI
  • Ethernet (Correct)
  • Fiber
  • Coaxial

Answer : Ethernet

For a home theater PC, which of the following parts would be considered the MOST useful for its

purpose?



Options are :

  • RAID card with 4 SATA channels
  • AC í97 onboard integrated 2 channel sound
  • Video card with dual HDMI outputs (Correct)
  • Video card with dual VGA outputs

Answer : Video card with dual HDMI outputs

Which of the following transmits a digital signal?



Options are :

  • DisplayPort (Correct)
  • Component video
  • . XGA
  • VGA

Answer : DisplayPort

When comparing DSL broadband to cable broadband, which of the following is an advantage of

DSL broadband?



Options are :

  • Distance is not a factor in signal speed
  • Signal is not shared back to the switch (Correct)
  • Upgraded copper lines allow maximum speed greater than cable
  • Signal is shared back to the switch

Answer : Signal is not shared back to the switch

Joe, a client, wants to purchase a new hard drive to replace the boot drive in his workstation. Joe

wants the fastest performance for the new boot drive. Which of the following drive types should be

selected?



Options are :

  • 7200 RPM SATA
  • Solid State Drive (Correct)
  • SCSI Drive
  • 10K RPM SATA

Answer : Solid State Drive

Which of the following supports both digital and analog signals?



Options are :

  • HDMI
  • DisplayPort
  • DVI (Correct)
  • VGA

Answer : DVI

Which of the following connection types is MOST commonly used to connect external hard drives

to a PC? (Select TWO).

A. SATA

B. PATA

C. IDE

D. eSATA

E. USB




Options are :

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

Answer : D,E

A technician has an A/V cable with red, white, and yellow connectors. Which of the following is the

MOST likely use for the cable?



Options are :

  • Composite video
  • Component video
  • S-video
  • RCA video (Correct)

Answer : RCA video

A technician is tasked with replacing a failed memory module with 204 pins. Which of the following

modules will the technician order?



Options are :

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

Answer : SODIMM

New cabling has to be installed in a hospital with a very strict fire code. Which of the following

materials would MOST likely be related to this requirement?




Options are :

  • Shielded Twisted Pair
  • Plenum (Correct)
  • PVC
  • Fiber Optic

Answer : Plenum

Which of the following features would hide internal IP addresses from the Internet?




Options are :

  • Quality of Service
  • SSID broadcast
  • Port forwarding
  • Network Address Translation (Correct)

Answer : Network Address Translation

Which of the following MUST be considered when installing a SATA drive in an older model PC?

(Select TWO).

A. The power existing connectors may not support the SATA drive.

B. The PC will require additional RAM to support SATA functionality.

C. The PC will require an adaptor card to support SATA.

D. The SATA drive operates at higher temperatures than other drives; an additional fan must be

installed.

E. The PC must have an OS that supports SATA drives.



Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

Which of the following network devices would a client use to store data?




Options are :

  • Bridge
  • NAS (Correct)
  • Access point
  • Firewall

Answer : NAS

When building a custom PC, which of the following PC roles is MOST likely to require a high-end

graphics card? (Select TWO).

A. CAD Workstation

B. Home Theatre PC

C. Thin Client

D. Gaming PC



Options are :

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

Answer : C,D

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