NEW! CompTIA A+ 2019 Cert. Core 2 (220-1002) Practice Tests Set 4

Ellen's laptop has a built-in 802.11n-capable wireless NIC. The wireless NIC worked perfectly yesterday when she loaned it to her nerdy friend Tom. Today, she cannot access the Internet via her wireless NIC. The NIC is not visible in Network Connections nor is it visible in Device Manager. What should she assume first?


Options are :

  • The NIC's hardware switch is set to off.
  • The NIC is disabled in Device Manager.
  • The NIC is bad.
  • The NIC is disabled in CMOS.

Answer :The NIC is disabled in CMOS.

CompTIA JK0-017 E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 4

You set up all Windows 10 systems with TCP/IP and DHCP automatic addressing. One of the machines cannot connect to the network. You check its IP address with IPCONFIG and find that it has an address of 169.254.12.124. All the other machines in the network are working fine and you have confirmed that there are no cabling problems. How did this machine get this IP address, and what does it tell you?


Options are :

  • This IP address indicates that someone manually assigned the address.
  • Windows does not need an IP address to boot.
  • The IP is assigned by Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) and this machine is not able to access the DHCP server.
  • Windows remembers the last IP address assigned and is trying to use that address.

Answer :The IP is assigned by Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) and this machine is not able to access the DHCP server.

Which of the following is a private IP address?


Options are :

  • 10.1.1.1
  • 172.1.1.1
  • 1.1.1.1
  • 192.1.1.1

Answer :10.1.1.1

A crossover cable would normally be used in a 100BaseT network to connect __________.


Options are :

  • a computer directly to another computer
  • a client through a switch to a server.
  • a client through a switch to a client.
  • a client to a hub

Answer :a computer directly to another computer

CD0-001 CDIA+ Certification Practice Exam Set 8

When installing a new point of sale printer, which of the following will you most likely need?


Options are :

  • Operating system disk
  • RG-58
  • Drivers
  • RJ-11

Answer :Drivers

The rooms on the west side of a house do not get enough wireless signal to allow use of the wireless network. What can you do to fix this?


Options are :

  • Buy a more powerful WAP
  • Upgrade to 802.11g
  • Install a second WAP
  • Install a router

Answer :Install a second WAP

Which of the following URLs would indicate a secured HTTP server?


Options are :

  • HTTPS://WWW.WHEEBO.COM
  • HTTP://SECURE/WWW.WHEEBO.COM
  • HTTPSSL://WWW.WHEEBO.COM
  • HTTP://WWW.WHEEBO.COM -S

Answer :HTTPS://WWW.WHEEBO.COM

CompTIA SY0-401 Security Certification Practice Exam Set 4

You want to repair a failed on-board video card by installing a new PCIe card. What is the first step you should take before installing the new PCIe card?


Options are :

  • Configure the computer to use multiple monitors.
  • Upgrade the video RAM.
  • Uninstall the old VGA driver.
  • Disable the onboard VGA card.

Answer :Disable the onboard VGA card.

Tom walks into the accounting department and walks into a mess! User A can't access the Internet, User B has forgotten her password, User C's system is overheating to the point of smoking and the administrator is worried there might be a virus on all the systems. Whose system should he address first?


Options are :

  • User C
  • Administrator
  • User A
  • User B

Answer :User C

What aspect of a regular vacuum cleaner makes it unsafe to use inside a laser printer?


Options are :

  • Too much vibration
  • Too much power
  • Too much static
  • Too much voltage

Answer :Too much static

JK0-016 CompTIA Network+ 2009 Edition Practice Exam Set 3

Which of the following options gives the best brief summary of RAID?


Options are :

  • RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks
  • RAID is a dynamic logical disk management system
  • RAID uses data striping to reduce hard drive write time and parity bits to reconstruct the data from a failed hard drive
  • RAID uses multiple hard disks to increase performance and/or provide protection against data loss

Answer :RAID uses multiple hard disks to increase performance and/or provide protection against data loss

Which type of flash memory card is the oldest?


Options are :

  • SmartMedia
  • Memory Stick
  • CompactFlash
  • Secure Digital

Answer :CompactFlash

Wireless network hardware that complies with IEEE 802.11g operates in the ______ frequency range.


Options are :

  • 11 Mbps
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
  • 54 Mbps

Answer :2.4 GHz

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 7

What use does the function (Fn) key on a keyboard serve?


Options are :

  • Activates multimedia functions
  • Provides additional keyboard capabilities
  • Used to turn off the monitor
  • Enables access to safe mode

Answer :Provides additional keyboard capabilities

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


Options are :

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

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

You install a second video adapter and monitor on your Windows PC, but when you start the system, the second monitor doesn't display anything. You've confirmed that the video driver is correct, and that the video card is active in Device Manager. What else do you need to do?


Options are :

  • Open Control Panel and run the Multiple Monitor configuration applet.
  • Reinstall Windows with the /MMSUPPORT parameter switch.
  • Open Display properties and check the Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor checkbox.
  • Upgrade the PC to Windows 10 Pro.

Answer :Open Display properties and check the Extend my Windows desktop onto this monitor checkbox.

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 7

Virtually all home routers today are configured using:


Options are :

  • A web interface
  • Their own keyboard and mouse
  • BIOS
  • Telnet

Answer :A web interface

Kenneth has an 802.11n network. He only wants his three computers in the house to be able to access this network. Which of the following technologies would best enable him to do this?


Options are :

  • WPA filtering
  • Port filtering
  • MAC filtering
  • DMZ filtering

Answer :MAC filtering

A user is operating a virtual machine and discovers it has been infected with malware. Which of the following applies?


Options are :

  • The host computer will automatically delete the VM
  • The host computer will quarantine the VM automatically
  • The VM can be shut down with no harm to the host PC
  • The VM will crash and cause irreparable damage to the host PC

Answer :The VM can be shut down with no harm to the host PC

CompTIA A+ (220-1002) Test Prep, Exams and Simulations Set 2

If a port on a network switch does not have anything plugged into it, what should the link lights on the port look like?


Options are :

  • No lights
  • Rapid, erratic flashing
  • Steady flashing
  • Link Speed flashing

Answer :No lights

Which of the following symptoms is indicative of a misconfigured BOOT.INI file?


Options are :

  • Error at boot: "No boot device present"
  • Error at boot: "Windows could not start"
  • Windows boots into Safe Mode only.
  • Error at boot: "NTLDR is missing"

Answer :Error at boot: "Windows could not start"

What is the correct boot sequence for a PC?


Options are :

  • Power good, CPU, POST, boot loader, operating system
  • Power good, boot loader, CPU, POST, operating system
  • CPU, POST, power good, boot loader, operating system
  • POST, power good, CPU, boot loader, operating system

Answer :Power good, CPU, POST, boot loader, operating system

CompTIA MB0-001 Mobility+ Certification Practice Exam Set 8

How many pins does a DDR2 DIMM have?


Options are :

  • 200
  • 240
  • 168
  • 184

Answer :240

How often should you reapply thermal compound on your CPU?


Options are :

  • Reapply yearly.
  • Applying thermal paste is not a maintenance issue.
  • Reapply every two years.
  • It's a good idea to reapply thermal paste whenever you clean the inside of the system unit.

Answer :Applying thermal paste is not a maintenance issue.

A user has not received any new e-mails on his smartphone in the last two days. The user is able to access the Internet without any problems. Which of the following should the user do first?


Options are :

  • Update the operating system
  • Reconfigure the smartphone's e-mail account
  • Resynchronize the smart phone
  • Restart the smartphone

Answer :Restart the smartphone

CV0-001 CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Practice Exam Set 8

Gregor installed a third stick of known-good RAM into his Core i7 system, bringing the total amount of RAM up to 3 GB. Within a few days, though, he started having random lockups and reboots, especially when doing memory intensive tasks such as gaming. What is most likely the problem?


Options are :

  • Gregor installed DDR2 RAM into a DDR3 system.
  • Gregor installed RAM that exceeded the speed of the RAM in the system.
  • Gregor installed RAM that didn't match the speed or quality of the RAM in the system.
  • Gregor installed DDR RAM into a DDR2 system.

Answer :Gregor installed RAM that didn't match the speed or quality of the RAM in the system.

802.11g uses the _______ radio band and transmits at a maximum speed of ______ .


Options are :

  • 5GHz, 54Mb/sec
  • 2.4GHz, 11Mb/sec
  • 5GHz, 11Mb/sec
  • 2.4GHz, 54Mb/sec

Answer :2.4GHz, 54Mb/sec

A user installed a net SOHO router and new wireless NICs to increase his network's transmission speed from 802.11b to 802.11g. He didn't change the router from the manufacturer's default settings. The user lives in an apartment building and is still experiencing a slow Internet connection after the installations. Which of the following is the most secure option that a technician could implement to resolve this issue?


Options are :

  • Assign static IP addresses
  • Disable the WAN port
  • Hide the SSID
  • Enable MAC filtering

Answer :Enable MAC filtering

CAS-001 CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Practice Exam Set 11

Which subnet mask is used with a Class B address?


Options are :

  • 255.255.0.0
  • 255.255.255.255
  • 255.0.0.0
  • 255.255.255.0

Answer :255.255.0.0

In general, how should a person install a stick of RAM on a desktop?


Options are :

  • One side into the retaining clips, then the other
  • Through the ZIF socket
  • Straight down into the slot
  • At a 45 degree angle

Answer :Straight down into the slot

One of the network printers is producing copies where the toner is smeared on paper after printing. What component should be checked?


Options are :

  • Fuser
  • Print spooler
  • Maintenance kit
  • Paper output tray

Answer :Fuser

Practice : CompTIA A+ Certification 220-902

In which of the following printers would you have to replace toner as part of printer maintenance?


Options are :

  • Inkjet
  • Impact
  • Thermal
  • Laser

Answer :Laser

Which of the following optical media: a) is capable of multiple rewrites and b) has the largest capacity?


Options are :

  • DVD-RW
  • Blu-Ray
  • BD-R
  • DVD DS (Double-Sided)

Answer :DVD-RW

Janice calls the tech support line and reports that she can't hear any music from her computer. She says she was able to listen fine last week. Which of the following should you check? (Select two.)


Options are :

  • Ensure the SPDIF driver is up to date
  • Verify the PC has enough hard disk space
  • Check to see if the speakers are on the Hardware Compatiblity List
  • Check that the sound card driver is installed correctly
  • Check to see if the speakers are muted

Answer :Check that the sound card driver is installed correctly Check to see if the speakers are muted

FC0-U51 CompTIA IT Fundamentals Certification Exam Set 9

While any form of electronic communication suffers from some amount of latency, which of the following technologies is particularly notorious for this problem?


Options are :

  • SDSL
  • POTS
  • Satellite
  • 1000BaseT

Answer :Satellite

What should you check first after a user reports a BSOD, even though her computer seems to be running fine after a reboot?


Options are :

  • Performance Monitor
  • Disk Management
  • Event Viewer
  • S.M.A.R.T errors
  • Device Manager

Answer :Device Manager

Albert is assembling a new PC from parts. When asked if he needed thermal compound, he glanced at his parts and said, "No." Why would Albert say such a thing?


Options are :

  • His fan comes with thermal compound pre-applied on the bottom of the heat sink.
  • His CPU doesn't require thermal compound.
  • His CPU comes with thermal compound pre-applied on the top.
  • He's using a polished heat sink on his CPU.

Answer :His fan comes with thermal compound pre-applied on the bottom of the heat sink.

CompTIA Cloud Essentials CLO-001 Certified Practice Exam Set 5

If a technician has just replaced a laptop's motherboard due to video issues, what should he do first if the speakers stop working?


Options are :

  • Replace the speakers
  • Update the video drivers
  • Verify that the speakers are compatible with the replacement motherboard
  • Check the speakers' connection to the motherboard

Answer :Check the speakers' connection to the motherboard

What wireless standard can operate at speeds of up to 150 Mbps?


Options are :

  • 802.11 n
  • 802.11 g
  • 801.11 a
  • 802.11 b

Answer :802.11 n

What does ECC DRAM provide that non-ECC DRAM does not?


Options are :

  • ECC DRAM enables synchronous data transfers.
  • ECC DRAM has a much lower response time than other forms of DRAM.
  • ECC DRAM enables error checking and correcting.
  • ECC DRAM runs at much lower temperatures than other forms of DRAM.

Answer :ECC DRAM enables error checking and correcting.

CAS-001 CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner Practice Exam Set 12

Your primary hard drive starts to make a clicking noise. There are some very important files on the drive. How do you make sure the data can be saved?


Options are :

  • Take it to a professional data recovery company.
  • Run Disk Defragmenter on it.
  • Run anti-virus software on it.
  • Run CHKDSK on it.

Answer :Take it to a professional data recovery company.

You want to equip yourself with FRUs for a laptop. What would you take with you? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • RAM
  • SD card reader
  • Video card
  • NIC
  • Hard drive

Answer :RAM Hard drive

You are working on a laptop with an LCD screen that has dead pixels. What is the best way to get rid of them?


Options are :

  • Replace the backlight
  • Replace the inverter
  • Replace the back bezel
  • Replace the LCD panel

Answer :Replace the LCD panel

CompTIA MB0-001 Mobility+ Certification Practice Exam Set 1

If you could choose only one of the following tools to open a case and remove a video card, which one would you pick?


Options are :

  • A flathead screwdriver
  • A Phillips screwdriver
  • A ball-peen hammer
  • A Torx wrench

Answer :A Phillips screwdriver

When connecting a Bluetooth device to a mobile device, which of the following best describes the purpose of discovery mode?


Options are :

  • Disconnects all devices and connects to the closest powered on device
  • Allows a peripheral to be contacted by the mobile device
  • Allows two Bluetooth devices to connect to each other without a mobile device
  • Instructs the phone to seek out all nearby devices and connect to them

Answer :Allows a peripheral to be contacted by the mobile device

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