220-802 CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exam Set 4

Which of the following can be used as an appropriate boot device?


Options are :

  • HDMI
  • USB drive (Correct)
  • FDISK
  • OEM recovery media

Answer : USB drive

A user sent an email requesting that a technician check if a computer is on and connected to the

Internet so the user can login from home. Which of the following commands in the command

prompt would a technician use to verify if the computer is on and connected without having to go

to the computer?


Options are :

  • IPCONFIG
  • PING (Correct)
  • NETSTAT
  • NSLOOKUP

Answer : PING

An entry level network analyst calls and is not sure which Windows OS features to use to check

for users who are currently logged on. Which of the following features would BEST assist this

analyst?


Options are :

  • Administrative Tools
  • Disk Management
  • Task Manager (Correct)
  • MSCONFIG

Answer : Task Manager

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

securely fastened in the RJ-45 connector?


Options are :

  • Small flat screwdriver
  • Cable tester
  • Crimper (Correct)
  • Punch down

Answer : Crimper

If a computer does not have an optical drive, which of the following is the MOST efficient method

to install an operating system?


Options are :

  • Floppy disk
  • Emergency Restore CD
  • Bluetooth connection
  • USB flash drive (Correct)

Answer : USB flash drive

A customer is concerned about a computer that repeatedly beeps when attempting to power on.

Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?


Options are :

  • Network cable is unplugged
  • USB 2.0 is plugged into USB 1.1 port
  • Optical media was left in the drive
  • RAM not seated properly (Correct)

Answer : RAM not seated properly

A customer wants to use VoIP phones without having to plug them into an electrical outlet. Which

of the following switch features would a technician recommend?


Options are :

  • Gigabit
  • Wake-on-LAN
  • PoE (Correct)
  • QoS

Answer : PoE

Which of the following would be the BEST format for optical media?


Options are :

  • CDFS (Correct)
  • EXT3
  • NTFS
  • FAT32

Answer : CDFS

From which of the following tools can a technician locate the PID of an application?


Options are :

  • Local Security Policy
  • Computer Management
  • Task Manager (Correct)
  • MSCONFIG

Answer : Task Manager

A user would like to run a copy of Windows XP for testing; however, the user is currently using a

Windows 7 PC. Which of the following technologies should a technician recommend in order for

the user to have access to both systems simultaneously?


Options are :

  • Purchase a second PC
  • Dual boot
  • KVM switch
  • Virtualization (Correct)

Answer : Virtualization

A technician is trying to request a new IP address to a customerís computer through the command

prompt. Which of the following commands should the technician use?


Options are :

  • ipconfig /release
  • ipconfig /flushdns
  • ipconfig /all
  • ipconfig /renew (Correct)

Answer : ipconfig /renew

Which of the following is the MAXIMUM number of primary partitions that can be created on a hard

drive with FAT32?


Options are :

  • 6
  • 8
  • 4 (Correct)
  • 2

Answer : 4

A technician is tasked with changing the account lockout threshold to 30 minutes in Windows 7.

Which of the following should the technician use to accomplish this task?


Options are :

  • User Access Control
  • Users and Groups
  • Local Security Policy (Correct)
  • Windows Security Center

Answer : Local Security Policy

Which of the following allows a user to enable XP mode?


Options are :

  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional (Correct)

Answer : Windows 7 Professional

Which of the following switches should a technician use with the PING command to resolve an IP

address to a hostname?


Options are :

  • -n
  • -t
  • -f
  • -a (Correct)

Answer : -a

A technician is creating an image that will be used to deploy Windows 7 to 100 PCs. Which of the

following tools should be used to accomplish this?


Options are :

  • Windows 7 Advisor
  • DISKPART
  • SYSPREP (Correct)
  • CHKDSK

Answer : SYSPREP

Which of the following components would a user MOST need when building a virtual server?

(Select TWO).

A. Networking speed

B. High-end sound card

C. RAM

D. High-end video card

E. HDMI

F. CPU


Options are :

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

Answer : C,F

When configuring user accounts, which of the following should a technician perform?


Options are :

  • Make all users standard users
  • Assign the minimum required access to the users (Correct)
  • Assign the maximum required access to the users
  • Make all users local administrators

Answer : Assign the minimum required access to the users

Which of the following commands would a technician use to map a network share?


Options are :

  • NET (Correct)
  • COPY
  • IPCONFIG
  • NSLOOKUP

Answer : NET

A technician needs to create a new folder from the command line on the root of the C. drive.

Which of the following is the correct command to use?


Options are :

  • RD
  • PUSHD
  • MD (Correct)
  • CD

Answer : MD

A customer reports that after a technician cleaned up a rogue antivirus program, the customer

cannot browse the web. Which of the following should the technician check to resolve the

situation?


Options are :

  • Browsing history
  • Firewall settings
  • User privileges
  • Proxy settings (Correct)

Answer : Proxy settings

Which of the following Control Panel utilities would be BEST to use to remove a Windows 7

application?


Options are :

  • Programs and Features (Correct)
  • Add/Remove Programs
  • Administrator Tools
  • Folder Options

Answer : Programs and Features

A technician needs to rebuild a computer that had a virus. Which of the following data destruction

methods should be used to ensure the virus has been successfully erased before reinstalling the

operating system, programs, and all user data?


Options are :

  • Shredder
  • Degaussing tool
  • Low level format
  • Standard format (Correct)

Answer : Standard format

Which of the following commands may need to be run after a virus removal if the computer will not

boot?


Options are :

  • DXDIAG
  • MSCONFIG
  • SCANDSK
  • FIXMBR (Correct)

Answer : FIXMBR

The shared folder named C$ is an example of which of the following?


Options are :

  • Permission propagation
  • Administrative share (Correct)
  • Local share
  • Inheritance

Answer : Administrative share

When scheduling a backup for preventative maintenance, which of the following would ensure all

data was captured?


Options are :

  • Incremental
  • Full (Correct)
  • Daily
  • Differential

Answer : Full

Windows Virtual PC is designed to:


Options are :

  • Allow a user to run older programs in a Windows XP environment. (Correct)
  • Give the user the ability to run 64-bit applications in virtual mode.
  • Give the user the ability to run multiple operating systems on a tablet.
  • Allow a user to share a printer to any user on the Internet.

Answer : Allow a user to run older programs in a Windows XP environment.

A bank is upgrading some clerical usersí PCs. Which of the following would be the MOST

appropriate method for erasing the data on the old PCs?


Options are :

  • Drive degauss (Correct)
  • Quick format
  • Change the jumpers on the hard drive
  • Standard format

Answer : Drive degauss

A user states when they press certain letters on their laptopís keyboard, a number is displayed on

the screen. Which of the following can the technician perform to resolve this issue?


Options are :

  • Replace the keyboard
  • Change the character mapping
  • Update the keyboard drivers
  • Turn off number lock (Correct)

Answer : Turn off number lock

Which of the following supports IP telephony devices without requiring external power?


Options are :

  • QoS
  • VPN
  • WEP
  • PoE (Correct)

Answer : PoE

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