CompTIA A+ Practical Application Free Practice Test – Chapter 1 (31-35)

CompTIA A+ Practical Application Free Practice Test and Practice Exam – Chapter 1

QUESTION NO: 31
Which of the following is a common location of the CMOS battery in a laptop?
A. Under the keyboard
B. Behind the removable hard drive
C. Under the removable CD drive
D. Behind the laptop battery
Answer: A

QUESTION NO: 32
Which of the following is the correct path to add new local user accounts to a Windows 7 computer?
A. Click on the Start button> Right click on Computed Select Manage> Expand Local Users and Groups> Right click on Users> Select New User.
B. Click on the Start button> Right click on My Computer> Select Manage> Right click on Local Users and Groups> Select Add Users from the menu.
C. Click on the Start button> Right click on Computer> Select Manage> Right click on Local Users and Computers> Select New User.
D. Click on the Start button> Right click on Network Neighborhood> Select Manage> Right click on Users> Select New User.
Answer: A

QUESTION NO: 33
The user reports that a computer will not turn on after a new motherboard, processor and HDD were installed. After inspection, power is getting to the computer but it does not POST. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause for this issue?
A. The motherboard is loose.
B. The hard disk drive is not seated properly.
C. The processor is installed incorrectly.
D. The motherboard is grounding out on one of the standoffs.
Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 34
A technician installs a new video driver and upon restart the computer blue screens. How can the technician fix the computer?
A. Boot to the recovery disk supplied by the video card manufacturer and reinstall the standard drivers. Then reboot the machine and in the video configuration menu choose Automatically Configure Video Driver.
B. Start the computer in Safe Mode and run DRIVERCONFIG then configure an updated driver from the console.
C. Restart the computer in Safe Mode and roll back the video driver.
D. Remove the video card and replace it with another known good video driver.
Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 35
A technician installs a new graphics card on the motherboard of a computer. After powering on the computer there is no video display. Which of the following would be the FIRST step the technician should take to resolve this issue?
A. Call other technicians until someone has the correct solution
B. Remove the new graphics card and reseat it
C. Search the Internet for possible causes and solutions to the issue
D. Update the bios firmware of the motherboard
Answer: B

         

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