Comptia Application A+
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What type of problem does the error message "No BOOT Device" indicate?
To make dynamic volume bigger, right-click the volume and choose ____.
A) Span Volume
B) Convert to bigger
C) Expand Volume
D) Extend Volume
Modern PATA drives use a ____ connector for power.
What tool can be used to verify a hard disk on Windows?
A) Check Disk
B) Disk Defragmenter
C) Error-checking tool
Which two terms identify a bootable partition?
A) Master, FAT
B) Slave, FAT
C) Primary, Active
D) Primary, NTFS
The ____ takes control of the boot process from the system BIOS.
A) boot sector
Where do some PC manufacturers hide a backup copy of the OS for later restoration?
A) Swap partition
B) Hidden partition
C) Simple volume
D) Dynamic volume
Which of the following does not require jumper settings?
What tool can you use in Windows to configure and manage hard drives and RAID
B) Disk Manager
D) Device Manager
In Windows, each ____ is assigned a drive letter from C: to Z:.
Data will be lost
What will happen to your data if you try to convert a dynamic disk back to a basic disk?
A) Data will be lost.
B) Data will be converted to basic data.
C) You will get a BSoD.
D) A new Backup Volume will be created.
A PC can boot to both Windows XP and Linux or Windows Vista. What is this called?
C) MBR enabled
What tool in Windows is used to partition and format a drive?
A) Disk Management
B) Disk Administrator
Limit users' space on a drive
For what purpose can you use disk quotas?
A) Limit users to a specific drive.
B) Extend the capacity of a volume.
C) Manage dual-boot environments.
D) Limit users' space on a drive.
All basic hard drive partition tables support up to ____ partition(s).
If you move a dynamic disk from one computer to another, how will this drive be
displayed in Disk Manager?
D) Foreign drive
The drive is a basic disk and not a dynamic disk.
Adam wants to create a new simple volume in some unallocated space on his hard drive, but when he right-clicks the space in Disk Management he sees only an option to create a new partition. What is the problem?
A) The drive has developed bad sectors.
B) The drive is a basic disk and not a dynamic disk.
C) The drive has less than 32 GB of unallocated space.
D) The drive is jumpered as a slave.
volume boot sector
The ____ stores the location of the operating system boot files.
A) boot sector
C) partition table
D) volume boot sector
What is the capacity of a single sector?
A) 256 bytes
B) 512 bits
C) 512 bytes
D) 4 kilobytes
By default, what is the maximum size of an NTFS dynamic disk?
A) 2 TB
B) 16 TB
C) 18,446,744,073,709,551,616 bytes
D) 16 EB
An entire physical drive can be added to another drive as a folder by creating a ____.
A) mount point
B) simple volume
C) spanned volume
D) striped volume
A ____ volume is similar to a primary partition, but it is not a primary partition.
Temporay Internet files, Temporary files that remain when an application is closed
The Disk Cleanup utility removes which types of unneeded files?
A) Temporay Internet files
B) Temporary files that remain when an application is closed
C) Programs no longer in use
D) Both A and B
Disk mirroring is also known as _____.
A) RAID 0
B) RAID 1
C) RAID 2
D) RAID 3
In Windows Vista, what can't you create unless you already have three primary
A) Extended partitions
B) Active partitions
C) Page files
D) Word document
The operating system is stored in a(n) ____ partition.
To make your files unreadable by others, what should you use?
C) Disk quotas
Which of the following is the default primary partition for Windows?
How many partitions can be active on a single drive at any given point in time?
The drive has not been formatted.
You receive an "Invalid media" error when trying to access a hard drive. What is the most likely cause of the error?
A) The drive has not been partitioned.
B) The drive has not been set to active.
C) The drive has not been formatted.
D) The drive has died.
Which of the following utilities should you run once a month to maintain the speed of your PC?
A) Disk Defragmenter
C) Disk Management
D) System Commander
They are optional.
Which of the following statements is true about extended partitions?
A) They are optional.
B) They are assigned drive letters when they are created.
C) They may be set to active.
D) Each drive must have at least one extended partition.
You must set jumpers to determine which drive functions as master and which functions as slave.
If you install two IDE drives on the same cable, how will the computer differentiate
A) The CMOS setup allows you to configure them.
B) You must set jumpers to determine which drive functions as master and which functions as slave.
C) You will set jumpers so each drive has a unique ID number.
D) The drives will be differentiated by whether you place them before or after the twist in the ribbon cable.
FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Which is the most complete list of file systems Windows 2000/XP and Vista/7 can use?
A) FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
B) FAT16, FAT32, FAT64, NTFS
C) FAT16, FAT32
D) FAT16, NTFS
Jaime wishes to check her hard drive for errors. What tool should she use?
C) Disk Management
The drive technology that supports only a single device per controller channel is known as _____.
Convert to Dynamic Disk
To change a basic disk to dynamic, right-click the drive icon and select ____.
C) Convert to Dynamic Disk
D) New Volume
What tool can you use to free up space on your hard drive?
C) Disk Cleanup
D) Disk Management
How many spanned drives does a Windows Dynamic volume support?
A ____ is a place in the directory structure of an existing volume that you can point to a volume or partition.
A) partition table
B) volume boot sector
C) stripe set
D) mount point
This is useful for purging your system of unnecessary temporary files.
This can improve hard drive performance.
This tool attempts to fix invalid filenames, erases lost clusters, and seals off bad clusters.
NTFS is the best file system to use if you are using this.
This is used to extract a specific file from a CAB file.
This is a great way to verify that a drive is installed correctly.
This uses a master file table with a backup copy placed in the middle of the disk for better security.
Only a single one of these may be set to active on one drive.
MBR checks this to find the active or bootable partition.
This requires exactly two volumes and is extremely fault tolerant.