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CompTIA A Plus 220 1002 Test 1 (Operating Systems)

The CompTIA 220-1002 exam is one of two exams requires to obtain the CompTIA A+ (1000 series). This exam will focus on operating systems like Windows, OSX, and Linux.

  • Questions: 20
  • Time: 60 seconds per question (0 hours, 20 minutes, 0 seconds)

A coworker asks for your help troubleshooting an issue. They have installed a new copy of Windows 10 Professional and noticed the operating system only shows 4GB of memory when there is 16GB installed in the computer. What is most likely the issue?

  • 32-bit version of the OS was used
  • Windows 10 Home was installed accidentally
  • Windows 10 Enterprise must be used to recognize more than 4GB of memory
  • A hypervisor is installed and has claimed the remaining 12GB of memory

Where can you find most applications installed on OSX and macOS?

  • /Applications
  • C:\Program Files
  • C:\Program Files (x86)
  • /usr/bin

True or false:

> A 32-bit application can be run by a 64-bit operating system

  • True
  • False

Which of the following operating systems are Linux based?

  • OSX
  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Android

True or false:

> BranchCache is a feature available to Windows operating systems that allows reading and writing to cached files in the event connectivity is lost to the file server.

  • True
  • False

True or false:

All Linux applications can be run on macOS

  • True
  • False

Which option is a proprietary operating system made by Google for mobile devices like laptops and tablets?

  • Chrome OS
  • Android
  • Windows
  • iOS

What is the maximum memory supported for the base editions of Windows 8 64-bit Windows 8.1 64-bit?

  • 512GB
  • 4GB
  • 128GB
  • There is no memory limit in a 64-bit OS

What operating system uses a web browser for most user facing functionality?

  • Chrome OS
  • Linux M
  • macOS
  • Edge OS

Which operating system installation type will wipe all existing data and partitions from the disk?

  • Repair installation
  • Clean installation
  • Multiboot enablement
  • In-place upgrade

Which of the following is NOT an edition of Windows 8?

  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows 8 (Core)
  • Windows 8 Starter
  • Windows 8 Enterprise

Which option is a full drive encryption solution provided with Microsoft Windows?

  • Bitlocker
  • FUSE
  • TrueCrypt
  • VeraCrypt

Which option can be used to speed up a fresh installation of Windows 10 onto many computers?

  • Refresh and Restore
  • In-place upgrade
  • Dynamic
  • Unattended installation

Which of the following IS an edition of Windows 10?

  • Windows 10 Starter
  • Windows 10 Education
  • Windows 10 with Bing
  • Windows 10 Ultimate

What acronym is used when a product or feature is no longer supported by the vendor?

  • EFS
  • END
  • EOL
  • GPT

Which boot method requires a network interface?

  • Fixed drive
  • eSATA
  • PXE
  • FTP

What type of OS installation type updates an OS and can keep existing files, applications and settings?

  • Repair installation
  • In-place upgrade
  • None of these options
  • Clean install

True or false:

> Bitlocker is available for Microsoft Windows while EFS is a comparable disk encryption solution for Linux and Mac

  • True
  • False

Which edition of Microsoft Windows cannot be joined to an Active Directory domain?

  • Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 10 Enterprise
  • Windows 10 Pro Education

Which of the following is a mobile operating system?

  • Windows 10 IoT
  • OSX
  • Android
  • iMac