CompTIA A+ 220-1102 (Practice Test)

The CompTIA A+ certification is for IT professionals that can support modern technologies like security, cloud, data management and more. CompTIA A+ is the industry standard for starting a career in the Information Technology sector. The 220-1102 exam is the second in the CompTIA A+ 1100 series (preceded by 220-1101). CompTIA A+ 220-1102 covers operating systems, security, software and operational procedures.

  • Questions: 20
  • Time: 60 seconds per question (0 hours, 20 minutes, 0 seconds)
  • Included Objectives:
    • Operating Systems
    • Security
    • Software Troubleshooting
    • Operational Procedures

Which of the following IS an edition of Windows 10?

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

What security protocol provides the best security for a WiFi network?

  • SHA256
  • MAC3
  • WEP
  • WPA2

What Active Directory feature can be used to apply default user account permissions?

  • Group Policy
  • Least Privilege
  • None of these options
  • Login scripts

What is the first step of the seven step malware removal process?

  • Identify and research malware symptoms
  • Enable System Restore and create a restore point (in Windows)
  • Educate the end user
  • Disable System Restore (in Windows)
  • Quarantine the infected systems

What technology provides a secure tunnel over an untrusted network?

  • DLP
  • Firewall
  • ACL
  • VPN

A user is complaining they are getting frequent pop-up windows while browsing the web. You have already verified there is a anti-virus software installed and that no viruses were found. How should you proceed?

  • Check installed browser extensions and plugins for the cause of the popups
  • Rerun the anti-virus software in safe mode
  • Reformat the PC
  • Reset the user's profile in Active Directory

In a Windows Active Directory environment what feature can be used to restrict operating systems from accessing the network if they lack certain Windows Updates?

  • Login script
  • Group Policy
  • OUs
  • DLP

What is the Windows built-in software that monitors network traffic requests, and will determine whether to block or allow it depending on the settings?

  • Windows Defense Shield (WDS)
  • Windows Firewall
  • IP Tables
  • Security Center Defender

On Windows 10 what tool can be used to configure automate updates or roll back to a previous version?

  • msconfig > Startup and Services > Updates
  • Windows Settings > Update & Security > Windows Updates
  • Ctrl + Alt + Del > Task Manager > Windows Updates
  • Control panel > Administrative Tools > Update Settings

Which of the following is the best definition for open source software?

  • None of the above
  • Software whose code is available to the public
  • Software whose code is not available
  • Software whose code is certified by a third party reviewer

While working as a desktop administrator you frequently install the same image of Windows 7 on employee workstations and are careful to always select the same options. Which tool can help automate this process?

  • Clean install
  • MSCONFIG Startup
  • General Folder options
  • Unattended install

You are a network engineer tasked with configuring a new WLAN for your employer. While configuring a WAP you are prompted to choose between WPA2-AES and WPA2-TKIP. Which option will provide the highest levels of security?

  • AES
  • TKIP

You recently connected a new Windows 11 machine to your company's network with Active Directory, but it is not displaying the proper company logon screen, legal banner, or wall paper. What tool is best suited for correcting this problem.

  • chkdsk
  • gpupdate
  • regedit
  • msconfig

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

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

True or false:

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

  • False
  • True

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

  • Edge OS
  • macOS
  • Chrome OS
  • Linux M

A user has called the help desk where you work stating they cannot find a file on their PC. After asking a few basic questions you have determined they are using Mac OSX. Which standard OSX application can help them locate their file?

  • Alfred
  • Searcher
  • Find my Mac
  • Spotlight

A user has called the help desk you work at describing a broken keyboard. They state their keyboard has special slot they insert a credit card like device into which allows them to log into their PC. What type of device are they referring to?

  • Smart card
  • DLP
  • Certificate
  • Software token

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

  • iOS
  • Windows
  • Chrome OS
  • Android

What type of script uses a .ps1 file extension?

  • PureScript
  • PowerShell
  • PyScript
  • Python