CompTIA A+ Practical Application Free Practice Test – Chapter 1 (66-70)

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

QUESTION NO: 66
A technician is installing a new operating system onto a PC by booting off of the OS installation CD. This computer already has a bootable partition on the primary hard drive that will be deleted during the installation. The PC will not boot from the CD. Where should the technician look to troubleshoot this problem?
A. Hard drive setup program
B. Operating system’s boot settings
C. BIOS
D. CMOS
Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 67
Two users share the same file inside a folder. User1 works on the file, makes changes and saves the file. User2 then works on the file, makes changes and saves the file. The next time User1 attempts to open the file, they receive an ‘access denied’ error. Which of the following will cause this error message?
A. The file was set with the system and hidden attributes.
B. The file was set to read-only by the accounts receivable administrator.
C. The file was moved before being modified, then moved back to the share.
D. The IMTFS permissions were changed on the file to allow only execute.
Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 68
In order to ensure there is proper airflow in a new computer, which of the following should be performed?
A. Install a passive hard drive cooler.
B. Unplug the redundant power cables from the motherboard.
C. Install rounded IDE cables.
D. Drill holes in the PC’s case to create more airflow.
Answer: C

QUESTION NO: 69
On a firewall how would a technician make sure that all external website traffic goes to the right computer?
A. Configure all interior traffic appropriately
B. In the exceptions list put in the IP address of the local website
C. Configure firewall NAT
D. Configure port forwarding
Answer: D

QUESTION NO: 70
A user states that their monitor is suddenly displaying garbled images, strange colors, and leaving cursor trails. The technician determines that the system is using an onboard graphics controller. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the display problem?
A. Defective power supply
B. Fragmented hard drive
C. Outdated firmware
D. Defective RAM
Answer: D

         

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