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CompTIA A Plus 220 902 Test 6

The CompTIA 220-902 exam is one of two exams requires to obtain the CompTIA A+ (900 series). This exam will cover operating systems like Windows, Macintosh OSX and Linux as well as topics like security, software troubleshooting and operational procedures.

  • Questions: 20
  • Time: 60 seconds per question (0 hours, 20 minutes, 0 seconds)

If you had a Windows system, what command prompt would you use to decompress update files?


You can use the Windows Task Scheduler to schedule updates while everyone is out of the office, or during the weekend. Where would you navigate to find the Windows Task Scheduler?

  • Ease of Access Center
  • Programs and Features menu in Windows Control Panel
  • Administrative Tools menu in Windows Control Panel
  • Windows Command Prompt

What does the /R switch of the CHKDSK utility do on Disk Operating System (DOS), OS/2, or windows systems?

  • Uses more system resource to perform a scan as fast as possible
  • Locates bad sectors and recovers readable information
  • Displays the full path and name of every file on the disk
  • Displays cleanup messages

What is the name of a Windows account that enables users to have temporary access to a computer without the capability to install software or hardware, or change settings called?

  • Temporary account
  • Standard account
  • Managed user account
  • Guest account

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?

  • Action Center
  • Security Center
  • IP Tables
  • Windows Firewall

Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) and Apple NetBoot are two examples of technologies that enable booting a computer system with the use of a network interface.

  • True
  • False

When you use the COPY command, what switch would you use to verify that new files are written correctly?

  • /D
  • /A
  • /Z
  • /V

When using Internet Explorer, what is the tab where you can manage pop-ups?

  • Security
  • Privacy
  • General
  • Programs

To troubleshoot applications running on a system by studying the usage of that application, you can use the Task Manager, and navigate to the Processes tab.

  • False
  • True

The 4 GB maximum file size limit and 2 TB maximum partition size limit are the characteristic features of:

  • FAT32
  • NTFS
  • exFAT
  • NFS

The Microsoft Windows command-line commands used for creating a directory or subdirectory include:

  • CD
  • RD

Which tab of the System Properties Windows applet provides access to the System Restore settings?

  • Advanced
  • Performance
  • Environment Variables
  • System Protection

Which parameter of the Change Directory (CD) command in Windows moves the command-line prompt one folder up in the directory tree?

  • /
  • ..
  • \

Where can you find a shortcut icon to the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool while using Microsoft Windows 7?

  • Performance Information and Tools menu
  • Hardware and Sound menu in Control Panel
  • System menu
  • Administrative Tools folder in Control Panel

When a program installed in Windows stops responding or encounters an error, logs describing the error can be examined with the use of:

  • Resource Monitor
  • System menu in Control Panel
  • System Information utility
  • Event Viewer

What is the type of installation on a Windows system that will wipe all the contents of that partition?

  • Quick format
  • Remote network installation
  • Repair installation
  • Clean installation

Which Microsoft Windows version supports the use of the task bar on multiple monitors without the use of additional programs?

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 7
  • Windows XP

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

  • Sleep
  • Hibernation
  • Standby
  • Suspend

Where would you navigate to revert to a known working driver, after the updated driver has failed?

  • Windows Update menu
  • Device Manager
  • Task Manager
  • Programs and Features menu

Which of the command-line commands in Microsoft Windows launches the Device Manager tool?