Free CompTIA A+ 220-1102 Practice Test

Prepare for the CompTIA A+ 220-1102 exam with our free practice test. Randomly generated and customizable, this test allows you to choose the number of questions.

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

A computer at work has become infected with malware. After several attempts to remove the malware using a professional anti-malware tool you find the malicious software is not fully removed. What should you do next?

  • Buy a new anti-malware tool

  • Use Safe Mode from now on

  • Restore the PC using known-good backup

  • Reformat the PC

When working inside a PC the first thing you should do before opening the computer is remove power. While working inside the computer what piece of safety equipment should be worn to avoid damaging components?

  • Steel toe boots

  • Work gloves

  • ESD strap

  • Safety googles

What technology can be used to reduce the amount of phishing emails received by your companies end users?

  • Spam Filter

  • Antivirus

  • Port Firewall

  • Antimalware

What physical device or software application is used to restrict which TCP and UDP ports can be used by a network device?

  • HUD Token

  • ACL

  • Port Security

  • Firewall

Which of the following IS an edition of Windows 10?

  • Windows 10 with Bing

  • Windows 10 Education

  • Windows 10 Starter

  • Windows 10 Ultimate

Your mom just bought a Macbook and has no idea how to use it. She needs to update the Apple Wallet app in order to pay her credit card bill. What is the BEST way for mom to update the app?

  • Find the app in the App Store and download/install any updates

  • Delete the app and reinstall it

  • Run brew install apple.wallet --update

  • Navigate to and download the latest .app bundle

Stan, the new HR manager, wants everyone in his department to have access to create and delete accounts to streamline the process for getting new hires setup in the system. Why is this not a good idea?

  • HR employees are not usually on the Access Control List (ACL)

  • This could enable tailgating

  • This does not keep with the principle of least privilege

  • This could allow HR employees to by-pass privacy filters, though it isn't that big of a threat since they are HR

What type of script uses a .ps1 file extension?

  • PureScript

  • PyScript

  • PowerShell

  • Python

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

  • Group Policy

  • Login scripts

  • Least Privilege

  • None of these options

At work you have a few Linux servers and are asked to troubleshoot why a webserver on one of them is not responding. You SSH onto the server and want to determine if the webserver process is running. Which command would you use?

  • ls

  • grep

  • ps

  • tasklist

Which of the following choices correctly describes an authentication system that allows a user to log in one time to access multiple integrated applications?

  • Inheritance

  • SSO

  • Active Directory Authentication (ADA)

  • MFA

Amanda, a user, has a laptop running Windows 10. She has asked the IT Department to update her laptop to run Windows 11 Pro. Which of the following should be done first?

  • Verify the laptop can support Windows 11 Pro requirements

  • Run the Windows 10 Update Software

  • Reformat the laptop with NTFS11

  • Purchase a valid Windows 11 Pro License

What Windows command helps analyze network issues by showing the route, delay, and packet loss to a particular destination, combining features of Traceroute and Ping?

Which of the following options can be used to restrict what devices can be physically connected to a network based on a MAC address?

  • Access Control Lists

  • Switch filtering

  • Port security

  • Firewall

A system admin has created a script to automate a common task across many servers. The script obtains the latest patch applied to the operating system, then checks to see if there are newer versions available. What software development term describes the item used to store the latest patch data?

  • Static

  • Variable

  • Function

  • Loop

What is used by HTTPS to verify the authenticity of the server as well as provide encryption for the HTTP protocol?

  • PKIP

  • A certificate

  • MD5 hash

  • SHA256 hash

After identifying that systems are infected with malware, according to the best practice procedures for malware removal what step should be performed to minimize the risk of the malware spreading further?

  • Disable system restore in Windows

  • Educate the end user

  • Enable system restore and create a restore point in Windows

  • Quarantine infected systems

You are ordering external HDDs for use in your office, they are likely to be used for storing sensitive information such as PII and intellectual property. What is a good way to ensure the confidentiality of these external HDDs?

  • Full disk encryption

  • Ensure NTFS is used

  • BIOS/UEFI Password

  • Ensure EXT3 is used

Which of the following Windows options will use the least amount of power?

  • Sleep

  • Standby

  • Suspend

  • Hibernation

True or false:

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

  • True

  • False

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