220-802 CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exam Set 3

An audio visual company has decided that they want to migrate from Windows XP Professional

SP2. The company has a domain network. A technician is tasked with selecting an operating

system. Which of the following should the technician select?


Options are :

  • Windows 7 Professional (Correct)
  • Windows XP Media Center
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Home Premium

Answer : Windows 7 Professional

A computer starts to boot then quickly shuts down. Which of the following should the technician

use to troubleshoot this issue?


Options are :

  • Loopback plugs
  • Power supply tester (Correct)
  • Events logs
  • Toner probe

Answer : Power supply tester

The Aero feature is found in which of the following operating systems? (Select TWO).

A. Windows 7 Home Premium

B. Windows 7 Starter

C. Windows Vista Enterprise

D. Windows XP Media Center

E. Windows XP 64-bit Professional


Options are :

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

Answer : A,C

Which of the following options is MOST likely active on a network of three workstations, running

Windows 7 Home Edition x64, to enable File and Print sharing?


Options are :

  • Active Directory
  • HomeGroup (Correct)
  • Domain Setup
  • WorkGroup

Answer : HomeGroup

Which of the following BEST describes a method for installing an operating system across the

network?


Options are :

  • NTFS
  • PXE (Correct)
  • IEEE 1394
  • USB 3.0

Answer : PXE

A technician needs to decrease the time it takes to install an operating system on 100 computers.

Which of the following installations would the technician use to reduce hands-on time spent on

each computer?


Options are :

  • Clean installation
  • USB installation
  • Upgrade installation
  • Unattended installation (Correct)

Answer : Unattended installation

Which of the following should be regularly scheduled to fix hard drive errors?


Options are :

  • Defragmentation
  • Check Disk (Correct)
  • Antivirus Scan
  • System Restore

Answer : Check Disk

A technician needs to format a file system to be compatible with the WIDEST range of operatingsystems. Which of the following file systems should be used?


Options are :

  • NTFS
  • CDFS
  • FAT32 (Correct)
  • FAT16

Answer : FAT32

A customer is not able to connect to any websites. Which of the following commands should a

technician run FIRST to identify the issue?


Options are :

  • NETSTAT
  • IPCONFIG (Correct)
  • TRACERT
  • NET SHOW

Answer : IPCONFIG

A technician wants to know the MAC address of a computer. Which of the following commands

would the technician use?


Options are :

  • NETSTAT
  • NSLOOKUP
  • IPCONFIG (Correct)
  • PING

Answer : IPCONFIG

Which of the following commands can be used in Windows XP to modify when the CHKDSK

command runs?


Options are :

  • SCANDSK
  • IPCONFIG
  • CONVERT
  • CHKNTFS (Correct)

Answer : CHKNTFS

A technician would like to map a network drive. Which of the following indicates the correct path

for mapping a network drive?


Options are :

  • \\share\servername
  • \\servername\share (Correct)
  • \\username\servername
  • \\password\share

Answer : \\servername\share

A technician is reconfiguring an email account for off-line mode. Which of the following will

describe the expected time of account synchronization with the email server?


Options are :

  • It will depend on the SMTP settings of the email server.
  • It will depend on the POP settings of the email server.
  • There is no off-line mode for email.
  • It will depend on the time when the account was last synchronized. (Correct)

Answer : It will depend on the time when the account was last synchronized.

A technician receives an error every time a workstation boots up. The technician needs to find out

what process is responsible for the error. Which of the following utilities would be used FIRST?


Options are :

  • System Control Panel
  • Event Viewer (Correct)
  • MSCONFIG
  • Task Manager

Answer : Event Viewer

A technician would like to dispose of a hard drive that is no longer needed. According to company

policy, all contents on the disk should be deleted before disposal. Which of the following OS

command line tools should be used?


Options are :

  • FORMAT (Correct)
  • SCANDSK
  • CHKDSK
  • DEL

Answer : FORMAT

Which of the following commands is used to map a network drive?


Options are :

  • NETMAP
  • NETSTAT
  • NET USE (Correct)
  • NBTSTAT

Answer : NET USE

Which of the following is the BEST tool for a technician to use to make sure the network wires are

securely fastened in a wall jack?


Options are :

  • Small flat screwdriver
  • Punch down (Correct)
  • None
  • Crimper
  • Wire strippers

Answer : Punch down

Which of the following resources is MOST important for accessing remote virtual environments on

a client machine?


Options are :

  • CPU speed
  • Network speed (Correct)
  • Drive space
  • High speed memory

Answer : Network speed

In which of the following operating systems does Windows XP mode come as a free download to

be used for application compatibility?


Options are :

  • Windows 7 Professional (Correct)
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows 7 Home Premium

Answer : Windows 7 Professional

A technician needs to use Remote Desktop Connection in order to get access to a remote

Windows workstation. However, the Programs menu has been hidden and they only have access

to the Run command utility or a command-line prompt. Which of the following is the utility that the

technician should use to access Remote Desktop Connection?


Options are :

  • MSCONFIG
  • SERVICES.MSC
  • MSTSC (Correct)
  • MSINFO32

Answer : MSTSC

A consultant is looking to consolidate six company servers onto one physical system. Which of the

following requirements is MOST important on the new setup to ensure stable functionality of the

virtual environment?


Options are :

  • Server hardware resources (Correct)
  • Client hardware requirements
  • Network resources
  • Server software security requirements

Answer : Server hardware resources

Which of the following is an advantage of a virtual machine hosted on a PC?


Options are :

  • Reduces the training required for employees.
  • Reduces the amount of CPU required on the host PC.
  • Reduces the amount of physical hardware required. (Correct)
  • Reduces the amount of RAM required on the host PC.

Answer : Reduces the amount of physical hardware required.

Which of the following is the BEST tool to verify the cable is plugged into the correct port on the

patch panel?


Options are :

  • Cable certifier
  • Punch down (Correct)
  • None
  • Cable tester
  • Toner probe

Answer : Punch down

Which of the following file system types is used for optical media?


Options are :

  • FAT32
  • NTFS
  • CDFS (Correct)
  • FAT

Answer : CDFS

A technician has 50 identical computers that need to be upgraded to the Windows 7 OS, and are

capable of booting from the network. They are running a Gigabit network with a Windows

deployment server. Which of the following will be the BEST to use in this scenario?


Options are :

  • Windows 7 DVD
  • PXE (Correct)
  • USB flash
  • UEFI

Answer : PXE

Which of the following is the MINIMUM account required to install most programs on Windows

XP?stand


Options are :

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

Answer : Power user

Which of the following ports MUST be open in order for Remote Desktop to function?


Options are :

  • 3389 (Correct)
  • 53
  • 80
  • 5900

Answer : 3389

A user has too many applications starting when they log into windows. From the command line,

which of the following tools is the FASTEST option to prevent these applications from running onstartup?


Options are :

  • SERVICES.MSC
  • MSCONFIG (Correct)
  • REGEDIT
  • MSINFO32

Answer : MSCONFIG

A PC is running slower than usual. Which of the following tools would BEST diagnose the possible

bottleneck?


Options are :

  • Task Manager (Correct)
  • Device Manager
  • CHKDSK
  • Task Scheduler

Answer : Task Manager

A technician is working on a workstation that is receiving read/write failures when trying to access

a particular file. Which of the following commands should the technician use to resolve this issue?


Options are :

  • FDISK
  • DISKPART
  • FORMAT
  • CHKDSK (Correct)

Answer : CHKDSK

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