NEW! CompTIA A+ 2019 Cert. Core 2 (220-1002) Practice Tests Set 11

A user wants to completely re-install Windows 7 on their laptop, but it did not come with any operating sytem discs. How can this be accomplished?


Options are :

  • Recovery partition
  • Primary partition
  • Secondary partition
  • System restore

Answer :Recovery partition

Which Registry root key contains information about file types?


Options are :

  • HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
  • HKEY_USERS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

Answer :HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT

While cleaning a closet for a new network rack, Tom finds a box labeled "Hexavalent chromium". What should he do with this box?


Options are :

  • Locate an MSDS online.
  • Hexavalent chromium is expensive. Sell it!
  • It's probably safe, just throw it in the trash.
  • Call the local recycling center.

Answer :Locate an MSDS online.

CompTIA JK0-801 A Laptop Printer and Operating certify Exam Set 6

Several users call the Help Desk on Wednesday morning complaining about a blank screen on their Windows 7 computers. Rebooting doesn't do anything except display the same blank screen. Microsoft pushed a patch out the night before. What should the technician do with these machines as a first option as he visits each workstation?


Options are :

  • Disable Windows services and applications.
  • Reboot into the safe mode and roll back the updates.
  • Repair the Windows Registry.
  • Configure boot options in the BIOS.

Answer :Reboot into the safe mode and roll back the updates.

How do you run a command in Windows with administrative privileges?


Options are :

  • When prompted, enter a valid root or supervisor password.
  • Enter an elevated username and password at the command prompt.
  • Right-click a command-prompt shortcut and then select Run as PowerUser.
  • Right-click a command-prompt shortcut and then select Run as administrator.

Answer :Right-click a command-prompt shortcut and then select Run as administrator.

A technician troubleshooting a computer finds a faulty video card and needs to replace it. Which of the following safety procedures is the BEST to prevent damaging the new part?


Options are :

  • Use ESD strap on the new card during handling.
  • Ground the computer and remove jewelry.
  • Always use an anti-static mat.
  • Handle the new card by the edges only.

Answer :Always use an anti-static mat.

CompTIA JK0-015 E2C Security+ Certification Practice Test Set 18

Of the following, which is the BEST method to store a CPU temporarily before installing it in a PC?


Options are :

  • Inside an anti-static bag.
  • Between two anti-static bags.
  • Upside down on the workspace.
  • On top of an anti-static bag.

Answer :Inside an anti-static bag.

After being infected with a virus, a user's computer does not recognize the user as having local administrator rights to the computer. After troubleshooting the issue, a technician determines the computer's OS needs to be rebuilt and data needs to be restored from the user's backup. Which of the following tools would best reset the computer to how it worked when first purchased?


Options are :

  • Recovery Console
  • Factory restore disc
  • System Restore
  • Anti-malware software

Answer :Factory restore disc

On a Windows system you must have a valid __________ and ___________ to use the system. (Select two.)


Options are :

  • account
  • password
  • IP address
  • group

Answer :account password

JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 6

Little Johnny, a cute but chatty seven year old, is asking you 10,000 questions while you work on his father's PC. He's also sticking his fingers in the computer and tugging on your shirt. What should you do?


Options are :

  • Read Johnny a book.
  • Ask Johnny's parent or guardian to take the child away.
  • Drag Johnny over to his father.
  • Ask Johnny to stop.

Answer :Ask Johnny's parent or guardian to take the child away.

When replacing a power supply, what should you do first?


Options are :

  • Read MSDS documentation
  • Review local regulations for disposal procedures
  • Remove watch and all jewelry
  • Check for environmental concerns

Answer :Remove watch and all jewelry

Rick unpacks and sets up a new Windows 7 64-bit PC he bought from the store. The PC runs great, but it takes a long time to boot up. What can he do to speed up the boot process?


Options are :

  • Stop some of the autostarting programs from loading.
  • Update the antivirus signature files.
  • Defragment the hard drive.
  • Run CheckDisk on the hard drive.

Answer :Stop some of the autostarting programs from loading.

CompTIA JK0-015 E2C Security+ Certification Practice Test Set 7

Erin the tech has noticed a lot of company internal passwords getting misused in some fashion. She suspects someone inside the company is stealing passwords. What technique could be used to accomplish this action?


Options are :

  • Phishing
  • Man-in-the-middle
  • Tailgating
  • Shoulder surfing

Answer :Shoulder surfing

Angie has been tasked to write up security recommendations for a new server room. Of the following, which would be the most effective options? (Select two)


Options are :

  • Privacy shades
  • USB token
  • Cable lock
  • Fingerprint lock
  • Badge reader

Answer :Fingerprint lock Badge reader

While installing a driver for a new device on your Windows 32-bit PC, you are warned that the driver is not digitally signed by Microsoft. What does this mean?


Options are :

  • You cannot install the driver.
  • It's a known bug in the Windows OS. You can safely ignore this warning.
  • You need to run the SIGVERIF utility to manually create a digital signature for the driver.
  • You can install the driver, but should be aware that it might not function properly.

Answer :You can install the driver, but should be aware that it might not function properly.

NEW! CompTIA A+ 2019 Cert. Core 2 (220-1002) Practice Tests Set 11

After you have completed a Windows installation and verified that the system starts and runs, what should you do next?


Options are :

  • Do nothing. You're through.
  • Install productivity applications and restore data.
  • Perform a full system backup.
  • Install the latest service pack or updates along with any updated drivers.

Answer :Install the latest service pack or updates along with any updated drivers.

A user reports problems browsing the internet and that their browser has a person with a headset that keeps asking them to "click here for help." When the user has clicked on the icon to try to resolve the issue, the browser is redirected to a website to purchase software. Which of the following should be performed FIRST to resolve the issue?


Options are :

  • Train the user of malicious software.
  • Identify the malware on the system.
  • Patch all security updates for operating system.
  • Create a Restore Point

Answer :Identify the malware on the system.

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


Options are :

  • System Restore
  • Check Disk
  • Defragmentation
  • Anti-virus scan

Answer :Check Disk

CompTIA JK0-801 A+ Certification Part - 2 Practice Exam Set 7

Do biometric security devices replace the need for passwords?


Options are :

  • Yes. Thumbprints are unique, so biometrics are foolproof.
  • Yes. The biometric device's primary purpose is convenience.
  • No. Thumbprints are not unique, so biometrics are not adequately secure.
  • No. Because no device is foolproof, biometrics should be part of a security strategy that also includes passwords.

Answer :No. Because no device is foolproof, biometrics should be part of a security strategy that also includes passwords.

What is the single biggest social mistake a tech can make at a job site?


Options are :

  • Get frustrated
  • Get hurt
  • Get confused
  • Get angry

Answer :Get angry

When dealing with a difficult customer, which of the following is the BEST way to handle the situation?


Options are :

  • Use technical terms to assure customer confidence.
  • Tell the customer you will have a supervisor contact them.
  • Do not argue with the customer and/or be defensive.
  • Sympathize with the customer about the issue.

Answer :Do not argue with the customer and/or be defensive.

CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) : 6 Practice Exams - 2019 Set 7

What does Disk Cleanup do?


Options are :

  • Erases and re-formats a disk
  • Optimizes files that have been fragmented across the hard drive
  • Automatically cleans the surface of the hard disk(s)
  • Helps you identify and clean up unnecessary files on a hard drive.

Answer :Helps you identify and clean up unnecessary files on a hard drive.

Ken's company requires all users to change their password every month. A user shows Ken a trick that he uses to help him remember this month's password: he uses the password "friendly" and just adds the third letter of the month to the end of the password. So for example, in March his password is "friendlyr." What should Ken remark about this user's idea?


Options are :

  • Inform his supervisor
  • Tell him to try to add at least one more extra number or letter that changes every month
  • Tell him he must use a completely random password every month and just memorize it.
  • Praise him for his clever idea.

Answer :Tell him to try to add at least one more extra number or letter that changes every month

James reports that his workstation is very sluggish today. When Sylvia the tech explores the computer, she notices a ton of background programs running, many of which she doesn't recognize. James comments that one of the users of the computer added a program downloaded from the Internet recently. What's most likely the problem?


Options are :

  • The workstation has ransomware malware.
  • The workstation has Trojan Horse malware.
  • The workstation has rootkit malware.
  • The workstation has keylogger malware.

Answer :The workstation has Trojan Horse malware.

CAS-001 CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Practice Exam Set 5

The act of using the Internet via e-mail and fake Web pages to pose as someone else in order to get usernames and passwords is called:


Options are :

  • Spoofing
  • Spamming
  • DoS
  • Phishing

Answer :Phishing

You drop a screw down into a PC's case and need to retrieve it. Which of the following tools would be the best to use in this situation?


Options are :

  • Fingers
  • Plastic tweezers
  • Needle-nosed pliers
  • Magnetic screwdriver

Answer :Plastic tweezers

Lenny is pretty sure he accepted a certificate that was invalid and now he wants to "unaccept it." Where does he go to do that?


Options are :

  • Windows Firewall
  • Internet Options in Internet Explorer
  • My Network Places Properties
  • Windows Security Center

Answer :Internet Options in Internet Explorer

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 1

Running CHKDSK by itself only inspects the partition for problems. To get CHKDSK to fix anything, you must run it with the _______ switch.


Options are :

  • /R
  • /H
  • /F
  • /ALL

Answer :/F

No matter what a technician is doing on a local system, if he sees the error "Access is Denied," what is the first issue he should consider?


Options are :

  • He needs to be a Power User.
  • He hasn't logged in with his correct password.
  • He lacks the necessary permissions.
  • His account isn't listed on the Local Security Policy.

Answer :He lacks the necessary permissions.

Which of the following commands would be best for testing if DNS is working on a system?


Options are :

  • Net www.barney.com
  • Netstat www.barney.com
  • Ping www.barney.com
  • Icacls www.barney.com

Answer :Ping www.barney.com

CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) 6 Practice Exams and Simulations Set 7

An LCD flat panel suddenly starts smoking badly. What should you do after unplugging the monitor?


Options are :

  • Call the fire department
  • Call the manufacturer
  • Check the MSDS
  • Ventilate the room

Answer :Ventilate the room

A technician recently set up a new wired network and wants to ensure only his computers can use it. Which of the following is the most secure way to accomplish this?


Options are :

  • Disable the extra ports on the router
  • Make sure the computers are using strong passwords
  • Enable an intrusion detection system
  • Assign static IP addresses to the computers

Answer :Disable the extra ports on the router

What utility displays Application, Security, and System log files?


Options are :

  • System Information
  • Disk Administrator
  • Computer Management
  • Event Viewer

Answer :Event Viewer

220-802 CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exam Set 5

Jim sees a Windows error saying the "error log is full." Where can he go to fix this?


Options are :

  • Users Accounts
  • Registry Editor
  • Local Security Policy
  • Event Viewer

Answer :Event Viewer

What do you use to clean the inside of the system unit?


Options are :

  • A rag soaked in water
  • Compressed air
  • Household vacuum
  • 50/50 isopropyl alcohol/water spray

Answer :Compressed air

Mike installed a new external DVD drive. The installation program required a reboot. As the system rebooted, Mike got a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error before Windows fully rebooted. He shut off the system and disconnected the external DVD drive. What should he try next?


Options are :

  • Last Known Good Configuration
  • Repair Install
  • Safe Mode
  • Recovery Console

Answer :Last Known Good Configuration

CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) 6 Practice Exams and Simulations Set 8

What updates should be performed on a regular basis to ensure your operating system has the latest security patches?


Options are :

  • BIOS update
  • Anti-malware software update.
  • Driver update.
  • Windows update.

Answer :Windows update.

A user can edit the services that start up in Windows by using what tool?


Options are :

  • Add/Remove programs
  • Service snap-in for MMC
  • Add/Remove hardware
  • Event Viewer

Answer :Service snap-in for MMC

If a device is hot-swappable, why should you use the Safely Remove Hardware Tool?


Options are :

  • It enables any open files on the device to be closed.
  • It enables the device to cool down.
  • It enables the device to recover from a power management mode if the device should be in one.
  • It prevents ESD.
  • It allows Windows to store information about the device.

Answer :It enables any open files on the device to be closed.

CompTIA JK0-022 Security Cryptography Certification Exam Set 6

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 on startup?


Options are :

  • MSINFO32
  • MSCONFIG
  • REGEDIT
  • SERVICES.MSC

Answer :MSCONFIG

A client has a computer that is infected with several viruses and spyware. Which of the following should the technician perform first before spyware removal?


Options are :

  • Disable System Restore
  • Run Windows Update
  • Disable network cards
  • Run the CHKDSK /R command

Answer :Disable System Restore

Missy loves her old Windows games. When she upgrades her Windows system, the games run fine, but the output looks fuzzy since the programs are designed only to run in VGA mode. What can she do to make the games work properly in Windows?


Options are :

  • Reboot into Safe Mode
  • Run compatibility mode for 640 x 480 resolution.
  • Reduce her screen resolution to 640 x480
  • Reboot into Low Resolution Mode

Answer :Run compatibility mode for 640 x 480 resolution.

LX0-104 CompTIA Linux+ [Powered by LPI] Exam Set 2

Which of the following programs would be LEAST useful in removing malware?


Options are :

  • Anti-virus
  • Recovery Console
  • Anti-spyware
  • Chkdsk

Answer :Chkdsk

A nework administrator needs to set some immediate policies on several systems. Upon comset some immediate policies on several systems. Upon completion of an update from the command line of the first system, what is the next step that should be completed before moving to a new system? (Select TWO).


Options are :

  • View the CMD process in Task Manager
  • Click the "x" in the top right of the CMD window
  • Type EXIT at the command prompt and press Enter
  • Minimize the CMD box to the taskbar
  • Select Switch User on the PC

Answer :Click the "x" in the top right of the CMD window Type EXIT at the command prompt and press Enter

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


Options are :

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

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

Comptia Linux+ LX0-103 Certification Exam Practice Test Set 6

Comment / Suggestion Section
Point our Mistakes and Post Your Suggestions