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CompTIA A Plus 220 801 Test 5

Free CompTIA A+ 220-801 practice test, CompTIA A Plus 220 801 Test 5. 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

Which of the following network tools will BEST help a technician trace a network cable's location?

  • Toner probe

  • Cable tester

  • Loopback plug

  • Multimeter

Question 2 of 20

How many pins are defined the a standard HDMI Type A connector?

  • 29 pins

  • 13 pins

  • 19 pins

  • 15 pins

Question 3 of 20

Which of the following devices could be considered the LEAST secure?

  • Firewall

  • Router

  • Switch

  • Hub

Question 4 of 20

A standard SATA power cable consists of how many pins?

  • 13

  • 10

  • 7

  • 15

Question 5 of 20

A user recently installed a new printer to replace their older Inkjet printer. After installation any documents they print instead show garbled and unreadable characters. Which of the following should a technician try first?

  • Install the proper driver

  • Re-seat the ink cartridges

  • Verify the printer cable is properly connected

  • Perform an RMA

Question 6 of 20

Which of the following options properly describes the difference between a plenum rated cable and a non-plenum rated cable?

  • Additional noise reduction in large groups of cables

  • Reduction in cross-talk

  • Reduced production of hazardous fumes in the event of a fire

  • Higher flexibility

Question 7 of 20

Of the following devices, which one converts between digital signals and analog signals?

  • Router

  • Modem

  • Hub

  • Switch

Question 8 of 20

Of the following video cable types, which would be the MOST likely to signal degradation over long distances?

  • DVI

  • DisplayPort

  • HDMI

  • VGA

Question 9 of 20

Which of the following peripheral devices will allow multiple PC's to share a common display or set of displays?

  • KVM

  • Wireless mouse/keyboard

  • Repeater

  • Router

Question 10 of 20

Which of the following properly describes the use of the DHCP protocol as it relates to a TCP/IP network?

  • Translates between user friendly network names and network addresses

  • Provides a unique layer 3 address to network devices

  • Provides mapping between layer 2 and layer 3 addresses

  • Negotiates network access using a knocking algorithm

Question 11 of 20

Which of the following stores data from frequently used main memory locations?

  • ECC Memory

  • CPU Cache

  • Tertiary Memory

  • RAM

Question 12 of 20

Of the following devices, which one would be MOST likely to be placed in a home network's DMZ?

  • Print Server

  • All of the above

  • Gaming server

  • Backup solution server

Question 13 of 20

Which of the following options is a volatile RAM type that can be used in a dual-channel configuration?

  • DDR

  • DRAM

  • Flash


Question 14 of 20

Which of the following printer types does NOT use ink?

  • Dot Matrix

  • Daisy Wheel

  • Thermal

  • Inkjet

Question 15 of 20

Which of the following wireless standards requires line-of-sight in order to operate?

  • WiFi

  • RF

  • IR

  • Bluetooth

Question 16 of 20

Which of the following is the MAXIMUM transfer speed of USB 2.0?

  • 480 Mbps

  • 420 Mbps

  • 100 Mbps

  • 400 Mbps

Question 17 of 20

You have been asked to purchase new cabling for a POTS connection. Which of the following connectors could be used?

  • F

  • RJ-11

  • BNC

  • RJ-45

Question 18 of 20

After upgrading their Internet connection to gigabit internet, a user is reporting speeds no higher than 100 Mbps. The user was told by a technician at their ISP that the issue is on the user's home network. The user stated they only need speeds higher than 100 Mbps on a single desktop computer. Which of the following would most likely solve this problem?

  • Upgrade the desktop's NIC driver to support 1Gbps

  • Check and Upgrade the router, NIC and Ethernet cabling to support the higher speeds

  • Configure their wireless router to use the 5 GHz frequency band

  • Upgrade their wireless router to use 802.11g

Question 19 of 20

During boot up a PC shows an error stating that the System Date and Time is not set. Which of the following will solve this issue?

  • Replace CMOS battery

  • Restart the computer

  • Reset BIOS settings

  • Verify network connectivity to the local NTP server

Question 20 of 20

A user wants to limit access to their SOHO network by only allowing certain devices to access it. Which of the following will provide the MOST restrictive access?

  • Turn off DMZ capabilities

  • Enable MAC Filtering

  • Disable DHCP

  • Disable SSID Broadcast