All-in-One A+ COS 1 (Chptr 1-5)

Which of the following is not a type of USB connector?
IEEE 1394
Which connector type has a slight D-Shape?
DB
Which of the following connector types is most commonly used in the back of a PD?
DB
RJ-11 jacks are almost exclusively used for?
Modems
What is the most common general-purpose connection for PCs?
USB
How many pins are on a typical firewire connector?
6
What type of keyboard connector is used by most modern pcs?
USB
Traditional external modems plugged in a?
serial port
NICs usually have a single ___ connection?
RJ-45
What type of floppy drive is used in modern PCs?
3.5 inch
Which of the following optical media types is popular for today’s high-density movies?
Blu-ray
Ram storage is not measured in which of the following types of units?
Megahertz
Modern PCs are showing up with what special type of port for external hard drives and optical drives?
eSATA
Which types of video connectors are common today?
VGA & DVI
Which statement is NOT true?
a terabye is 10000 gigabytes
All internal and external modems have 2 ___ sockets?
RJ-11
Which two parts of your PC are much more sensitive to ESD than others?
CPU & RAM
How many pins are on a VGA connector?
15
In which component does all of the processing and storage take place?
System Unit
Micro-A and micro-B connectors are ___ Connectors?
USB
A ___ takes standard power and converts it into power your PC can use?
Microprocessor
Every ___ has a make, model, and a package type?
CPU
The predominant AMD CPU package type is called a?
PGA Pin Grid Array
Everything in a PC connects either directly or indirectly to a?
Motherboard
Motherboards use multipurpose ___ that enables the addition of optional components?
expansion slots
The device that connects to an expansion slot is generically called a?
Card
The ___ provides the necessary electrical power for the PC to operate?
power supply
Programs and data that are not currently being used by the CPU are stored on?
HDD
Pata, SATA, & SCSI are 3 types of ___ drives?
Hard drives
Special ___ drives can read, write, delete, and rewrite data to special discs?
optical
D Connectors used in PCs can have from ___ to ___ pins or sockets?
9 & 37
USB devices are ___, meaning youo can remove them while power is still on?
Hot swappable
Digital Cameras often use the smaller ___-sytle usb connector?
Mini B
One ___ connection can replace all of the mini-audio connections?
S/PDIF
A mouse typically uses a ___ or ___ connector?
USB or PS/2(Mini Dinn)
A group of connected computers used for sharing information is called a?
Network
A ___ port was previously used to connect external modems to the PC?
Serial
Today, almost all printers have a ___ port?
USB, RJ45, & wireless port
an ___ component is inside the system unit?
internal
A ___ is a thin, flat piece of circuit board often slightly larger then a peice of paper?
Motherboard
A vidoe card uses a ___ pin female db video graphics Arrage (VGA) connector or a ___ DVI Connector?
Digital Video Interface
A pc connects to a network through a ___?
RJ-45
A keyboard typically uses a ___ or ___ connector?
USB or PS2
The two ATA standards in use today are ___ and __
PATA & SATA
A ___ allows a user to slect graphical items on a computer screen?
Mouse
The HDMI connector is used for?
Video, Sound, Home Theater
Firewire connectors are also know as?
IEEE 1394
The CPU is also called the?
Processor
DB connectors are technically called ___ Connectors?
D-Sub
USB devices are hot-swappable and can be inserted and removed without ___ the system?
Restarting
A floppy drive connects to the computer via a ___ cable?
ribbon
PATA hard drives connect to the computer via a ___ cable?
Similiar ribbon
Paralle ports use a ___ pin female DB connector?
25
External modems tradionally connected to a computer via a ___ port but often connect via a ___ usb port today?
Serial/USB
___ discs are often used for storing data with capacities starting at 25 gb?
Blu-ray
Operating Systems and appliations are often referred to as?
Software
Hard-drive capacity is usually measured in ___ or ___?
Gigabyte(BG) or Terabytes (TB)
The primary interface to the computer is the windows?
dkestop
Any windows session begins with?
logon
One of the main jobs of the taskbar is to show the?
Start button
What is the official name of the system tray( The area to the far right on the taskbar)?
Notificication Area
Access to all drives and folders in XP provided through?
My computer
To access an extra menu in just about any view, you can ___ the mouse?
right click
Where can you find files that have been deleted?
Recycle bin
Windows ___ provides access to most of the maintenance, upgrade, and configuration utilitiies?
Control Panel
Which control panal applet is used to configure the overall appearance of the desktop in windows Vista & Windows 7?
Personalize
Which utility allows users to view and configure hardware and drivers in a windows pc?
Device Manager
The icons in the control panel of a windows system are links to files that have a ___ extension?
.CPL
Microsoft Management Console is a shell program that holds individual utilities called?
Snap-ins
Windows combines almost all of the snap-ins into an applet in the control panel called?
Adminstrative Tools
Which one of the following is not a valid windows 7 edition?
Windows 7 home starter
Which of the following is a stripped-down edition of the OS designed to complement the limited role of the netbook?
Windows 7 Starter
How many RAM can a 64-bit processor address?
16 terabytes
The ___ library folders are located under C:UsersPublic?
Public
Where can applets be found?
control panel
What is the tool used to examine and configure the hardware and drivers within a system?
Device Manager
How is a problem shown in device manager?
Red “X”
Where do 32-bit programs go in 64-bit versions of windows vista and windows 7?
C:program files (x86)
Which one of the following is not a valid windows vista edition?
Windows vista profressional
Which file system is the most secure?
NTFS
Which of the following operating systems is covered on the current CompTIA A+ exams?
Windows 7
Which version of windows lacks the ability to log on to a windows domain, encrypt files and folders and support multiple CPUs?
Windows XP
How can you easily determine what version of windows your computer is running?
Right-click My Computer/Computer and select properties
What is the maximum amount of RAM a computer with a 32-bit CPU and a 32-bit version of Windows can use?
4 gb
32-bit versions of windows are designed to run on which architecture?
x86
x64 operating systems and software are primarily designed for ___ CPU?
64-bit
You can use ___ in windows vista to run a problem program that worked in a previous operationg system?
Compatibility mode
Which of the following is not a video requirement for running the AREO desktop?
DirectX 8 or better
Which one of the following statements is true?
In windows xp the quick launch toolbar is not displayed on the taskbar by default.
What does windows vista use in place of the former My documents, my pictures, and my music folders?
Docuents, pictures and music
What is the default amount of drive space set aside for the Recycle Bin Windows XP?
Varies according to drive size.
What shows all of the current network connections windows vista?
Network
Which of the following is located on the desktop and uses microsoft gadgets?
Sidebar
Which funtion key is for help?
F1
What does pressing the CTRL+ESC hot-key combination do?
Displays the start menu
What does pressing CTRL+X do when working with a text document?
Cut
What does pressing the windows+L key combination do?
Locks the computer
Which edition of windows can only be purchased directly from Microsoft, and includes extra features designed for large businesses?
Windows 7 enterprise
Which feature is not supported by windows vista basic and windows 7 starter?
Aero desktop
Which windows 7 Enterprise and windows Vista Enterprise feature is not supported by the home or professional versions?
BitLocker Driver Encryption
The libraries feature which aggregates folders from multiple location and places them in a single, easy to find spot in windows explorer, is only supported in?
Windows 7
Which version of windows 7 adds support for joining domains?
Windows 7 pro
What does pressing the F3 function key do?
Opens the search Menu
Which version of windows uses “pinned” application instead of a quick launch?
Windows 7
Which topology has all of the computers on the network connecting to a central wiring point?
Star
In which toplogogy has all of the computers connected to network via a main line?
Bus
In which topology do all computers on the network attach to a central ring of cable?
Ring
Which topology connects each computer to every other computer via a dedicated line?
Mesh
Which topology combines aspects of the other other toplogies?
Hybrid
Which topology describes how the network is laid out on paper, simmilar to an electronic schematic?
Logical
Which toplogy describes the actual layout of the computer network with cables running diagonally through the ceiling space or snaking there way through walls?
Physical
What is a practical application of a topology and other critical standards?
A network technology
Data is moved from one pc to another is discrete chunks called?
Frames
How long is a mac address?
48 bits
How are mac addresses represented?
hexadecimial characters
All network interace cards made have what item burned into them?
MAC address
A frame contains all of the following except?
IP address
digital equipment, intel and xerox invented the first network in the mid-1970s and created what eventually became?
Ethernet
Regardless of the different cables, all sub-flavors of ethernet uses the same?
Frame type
Whic of the following speeds is not typically employed by Ethernet?
10000BaseT
What is the general cable distance limit of an Ethernet Segment?
100 meters
Which device makes all computers share a given bandwidth?
HUB
Which connector is typically used in ethernet?
RJ-45
Which organization established the UTP Cable Categories?
TIA/EIA
Which of the following is a valid NeTBIOS name?
Bobby-PC
Who reeives a broadcast sent to the mac address FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF?
Every computer on the segment
What is useful for resolving MAC addresses, but eats up bandidth?
Broadcasts
A group of computers that is able to hear each other when one of thems ends a broadcast is called a?
LAN
A wide-spread group of computers connected using long-distance technologies is called a?
WAN
What device typically separates broadcast domains?
Routers
Which protocol is not suited for larger networks because it is broadcast-based?
NetBIOS/NetBEUI
What type of address consist of four sets of eight binary numbers (octets) separated by a period?
IP address
What tells the computer what part of its IP address is the network ID?
Subnet Mask
Whats the minimum number of IP address that a router mush have?
2
What is a method used to correlate IP addresses with more human-friendly designations?
DNS
What does the internet corporation for Assigned names and numbers (ICANN) regulate?
Top-level domains
Which of the following is an example of a domain name?
www.totalsem.com
All of the following items are typically entered when configuring IP Information except?
MAC Address
In which type of network organization are all systems conected to the network equal?
Workgroup
Which network organization model offers centralized security and control?
Domain
What are the systems called that run a server product and hold the domains user accounts?
Domain controllers
Which of the following do not use or require local users accounts?
Domains
Homegroups were introduced in which version of windows?
Windows 7
What are shared by default in a home group?
Folders
How many homegroups can a computer be a member of at one time?
1
Which of the following are not sharing options when configuring homegroups?
Everyone
All home group data is ___ between systems?
readable
UTP CATEGORIES FALL UNDER THE ___ SPECIFICATION?
TIA/EIA 568