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CompTIA A Plus 220 801 Test 2

Free CompTIA A+ 220-801 practice test, CompTIA A Plus 220 801 Test 2. This is a practice exam for IT professionals studying for the CompTIA A+ 220-801. A+ covers the fundamentals of computer technology, installation and configuration of PCs, laptops and related hardware, and basic networking.

  • Questions: 20
  • Time: 15 minutes (60 seconds per question)
Question 1 of 20

You observe another employee trying to steal a company laptop. What should you do next?

  • Document the incident

  • Report through proper channels

  • Confront the technician stealing the laptop

  • Preserve the laptop for evidence

Question 2 of 20

Which of the following communication standards requires LOS in order to operate?

  • IR

  • Bluetooth

  • WiFi

  • RF

Question 3 of 20

Which of the following would fit with an Intel core i CPU?

  • AM3

  • 775

  • 1366

  • F

Question 4 of 20

A customer is explaining their PC's symptoms, but you already know what the issue is. What should you do?

  • Ask the customer to repeat the problem and all the symptoms several times, for clarity.

  • Politely interrupt them and tell them your solutions.

  • Finish listening to their explanation and then explain the solutions

  • Continue listening to the customer's explanation, when they are done refer them to a website to find a solution

Question 5 of 20

ECC memory is primarily used in what type of computer?

  • Desktop

  • Tablet

  • Gaming laptop

  • Server

Question 6 of 20

Which of the following expansion slots is found only in a desktop PC?

  • Express Card 34

  • PCIe16


  • Express Card 54

Question 7 of 20

Which of the following has a DB-15 connector?

  • S-video

  • VGA

  • DVI-D

  • DVI-A

Question 8 of 20

ECC memory achieves what?

  • Corrects memory errors

  • Uses less power

  • Allows 32 bit RAM on a 64 bit OS

  • Allows for a smaller page file

Question 9 of 20

You are a IT consultant, a client company wants to mass produce a PC for a gaming lounge. What should you recommend?

  • Compact form factor, HDMI output and a fiber NIC

  • Processor and RAM that meets Window 7 requirements.

  • Powerful processor, graphics card, and max RAM

  • Hardware RAID controllers for each PC

Question 10 of 20

Which network device transmits all data to all devices on the network, no matter what?

  • Hub

  • Switch

  • Firewall

  • Router

Question 11 of 20

Thermal paste is used between your CPU and heat sink in order to what?

  • Thermal paste is simply a special glue to attach CPUs and heat sinks together

  • Keep the heat sink and CPU from melting together

  • Act as a fire retardant is the CPU starts on fire due to heat

  • Aid the transfer of heat from CPU to the heatsink

Question 12 of 20

You need to configure a SOHO network to provide IP Addresses to devices on the network. Which feature should be enabled?

  • DNS

  • MAC Filtering

  • DHCP


Question 13 of 20

A KVM switch is used for what purpose?

  • Allows for one monitor/keyboard/mouse to control many computers

  • Allows for touch screen interaction

  • Enhanced graphics for video games

  • Allows for one computer to be viewed on many monitors at once

Question 14 of 20

You are working with digital evidence of criminal activity. What is the most important protocol in this situation?

  • Channel Escalation

  • Encryption of data protocol

  • Chain of custody

  • Change control management

Question 15 of 20

What device provides power to a system, so that it can be properly shut down in the event of a power outage?

  • UPS

  • surge suppressor

  • power strip

  • Line conditioner

Question 16 of 20

What do you need to do after installing a PCI Sound Card?

  • Flash the BIOS to ensure it recognizes the card

  • Configure the sound card memory

  • Install drivers

  • Install more memory

Question 17 of 20

Which of the following devices requires a laptop to be fully power off when installed?

  • SODIMM Ram

  • PCMCIA Device

  • USB wireless device

  • RJ45 Patch cable

Question 18 of 20

A client's laptop is slow, but they cannot afford a new one. What would be the cheapest and easiest upgrade?

  • RAM

  • HDD with faster rotation speed

  • CPU

  • New internal Wifi Adapter

Question 19 of 20

Which of the following describes a switch's function?

  • Transmits packets it receives to specific connections, based on MAC address.

  • broadcasts packets it receives to all connections

  • Enables packets to be sent from one network to another

  • determines if a packet is safe for a network

Question 20 of 20

POP3 uses what port?

  • 143

  • 110

  • 125

  • 25