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CompTIA A Plus 220 801 Test 4

Free CompTIA A+ 220-801 practice test, CompTIA A Plus 220 801 Test 4. 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

Amanda, a user, has a laptop running Windows Xp Professional. She has asked the IT Department to update her laptop to run Windows 7. Which of the following should be done first?

  • Purchase a valid Windows 7 License

  • Verify the laptop can support Windows 7 requirements

  • Run the Windows 7 Update Software

  • Reformat the laptop with NTFS

Question 2 of 20

You have been assigned to configure a new enterprise wireless router for your employer's network. Which of the following settings should be changed first?

  • Configure encryption

  • Default SSID

  • MAC address filters

  • Manufacturer password

Question 3 of 20

While working for a IT Consulting firm, you have been tasked with setting up several SOHO wireless networks. Which of the following will ensure the security of confidential data?

  • Disabling SSID Broadcast

  • Enable MAC filtering

  • Configuring the lowest broadcast power possible

  • Enabling wireless encryption

Question 4 of 20

A technician is working on a PC that utilizes a RAID array for operation. The user of the system has reported that random files are becoming corrupted on creation with no pattern to the activity. One drive in the array is likely failing and causing the read/write failures. Which of the following types of RAID is MOST likely in use?

  • RAID 5

  • RAID 0

  • RAID 1

  • RAID 10

Question 5 of 20

Which of the following allows devices to operate without requiring a separate power source?

  • WPA

  • VPN

  • QoS

  • PoE

Question 6 of 20

Which of the following should be regularly performed to prevent data loss in the event of data corruption or drive failure?

  • System Restore

  • Factory Reset

  • Memory Diagnostics

  • Scheduled Backups

Question 7 of 20

Which of the following allows network prioritization based on packet contents?

  • SSID

  • Firewall

  • QoS

  • VLAN

Question 8 of 20

Which of the following technologies allows a PC to boot an operating system from a separate network location?

  • PXE

  • SATA

  • Serial (Network Cable)

  • POE

Question 9 of 20

A customer is complaining that their laptop often restarts with no warning, most often when they are playing video games or have several programs running at once. What is most likely the issue?

  • Disk failure

  • Insufficient power levels

  • Overheating

  • BSOD

Question 10 of 20

Which term refers a logically separate portion of a single physical hard drive?

  • Virtual Drive

  • Partition

  • Virtual Volume

  • Stateful Drive

Question 11 of 20

Which of the following choices is used as a standard measurement when referring to printed media?

  • PPI

  • Aspect Ratio

  • Contrast Ratio

  • DPI

Question 12 of 20

You are a technician in a computer repair shop. A customer has brought in an old (broken) laptop and has asked you to extract the data for use on a new computer. Assuming the hard drive is fully functioning, which of the following methods would most easily allow this?

  • Place the old hard drive in a USB hard drive enclosure

  • Copy and burn the data to DVDs

  • Use FTP to place the data in the cloud

  • Email the required files to the user

Question 13 of 20

A customer is not able to connect to any websites. Which of the following commands should a technician run FIRST to identify the issue?

  • TRACERT

  • NET SHOW

  • NETSTAT

  • IPCONFIG

Question 14 of 20

You need a PC to boot an operating system from a remote server, which BIOS method can you use?

  • SATA

  • IDE

  • PXE

  • USB

Question 15 of 20

An unknown device has been found on a SOHO wireless router. Which of the following is BEST to perform to keep this device off the network?

  • Change the channel

  • Disable DHCP

  • Disable SSID broadcast

  • Enable MAC filtering

Question 16 of 20

A user reports that their printouts contain a shadow of the previous image. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause?

  • Corona wire

  • Pickup assembly

  • Fuser assembly

  • Separation pads

Question 17 of 20

An office of 25 computers is interested in employing a file server, network shares, and print server functionality. Which of the following network setups would be BEST suited for this situation?

  • Workgroup

  • Token ring

  • Ad-hoc

  • Domain

Question 18 of 20

True or False: Failure of a single disk in a RAID 1 array will not result in permanent data loss.

  • False

  • True

Question 19 of 20

Data may be recovered after a drive failure in a RAID 0 configuration.

  • True

  • False

Question 20 of 20

Your employer is in the middle of a remodel and the IT Department is responsible for moving RJ-45 wall jacks to new locations. Which tool can be used verify connectivity of a RJ-45 port after it has been moved?

  • Cable crimper

  • Voltage meter

  • Punch down tool

  • Loopback plug