Basic IT Literacy 1-CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FCO-U51) Certification Exam
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When setting up a new workstation, which of the following should be configured during the initial OS setup wizard?
Date and time settings
Which of the following is the BEST reason to backup data?
To ensure data availability
Which of the following is a safety feature of cloud-based backups?
Offsite storage of data
A technician is setting up a computer that was shipped. After everything is plugged in, the computer will not turn on. Which of the following should the technician do FIRST to identify the issue?
Ensure the power supply is set at the correct voltage
Ann, a user, wishes to free space in her documents folder. Which of the following is the BEST characteristic to sort by in order to ensure that the most space is freed by deleting the least amount of files?
Where can a user find the latest updates, upgrades, or firmware for an electronic device that the vendor supports?
When applying ergonomics to a workstation area, which of the following are the MOST important to consider? (Select TWO).
Proper sitting position & Proper keyboard and mouse height
An RoHS label on hardware indicates which of the following?
The hardware needs to be properly disposed
Ann, a user, reports that her computer was working this morning, but now the screen is blank. The power indicator for the monitor is on. Pressing the space bar or mouse does not fix the problem. Which of the following is the cause?
The video cable has become disconnected
Which of the following will allow a user to move a file from one folder to another using the LEAST number of steps, while ensuring that the file is removed from its original location?
Cut the file from its original location and paste it to the new location
Which of the following permissions is required to run a .bat file?
After initial OS and application installation on a laptop, an application warns that it will only work 24 more times. Which of the following should be done NEXT?
The application must be activated
An employee's new computer came with a free 30-day trial version of antivirus software. The employee's company provides enterprise antivirus software from a different vendor. Which of the following should the employee do in order to use a full version of antivirus software?
Uninstall the current version antivirus software and install the company version
A user has finished setting up a new computer. Now the operating system requires activation, but the user discovers the computer has no Internet connection. Which of the following should the user do FIRST?
Check the Ethernet cable
Which of the following is a feature of a basic power strip?
Provides multiple outlets for power
Which of the following should be performed after a backup has been completed?
Verify the backup
Which of the following is a file on a computer that links to another program or file somewhere else on the same computer?
Which of the following defines why backup verification is important?
To ensure that the backup contains usable data
A home computer that has been in operation for more than five years is now suffering from random shutdowns during the day. The PC is set up in an enclosed cubby built into the home office desk. Which of the following is MOST likely plaguing the PC?
A user installed a new scanner on a desktop personal computer without any documentation. The scanner powers on, the lamp turns on, and then the unit stops with a failure light lit. Which of the following should the user do FIRST?
Go to the scanner manufacturer's website and download the current installation information
Which of the following can a user configure on an operating system so that an audible sound is made when an error message is displayed?
A technician is trying to access a user's files and is unable to open any folder or file. Which of the following BEST describes the situation?
The technician does not have permissions
A user working on a laptop notices the mouse cursor frequently moves to random locations in a document while typing. Which of the following should the user do FIRST to help resolve this issue?
Turn off the touchpad
Which of the following settings will a user configure as part of the initial operating system setup wizard? (Select TWO).
Time zone & Computer name
After installing the OS on a workstation, a technician notices that everything is displayed in large windows and the viewing area is limited. Which of the following will the technician need to adjust to resolve this issue?
A user has finished running the initial operating system setup wizard. Which of the following would be BEST for the user to do next?
Install security software
Which of the following technologies would allow a user to run multiple operating systems at the same time on a single computer?
A user wants to update a driver for additional features. Where would the user find a current version of the driver from an official source?
Manufacturer's web site
Which of the following should be done to reduce physical safety hazards around a newly installed computer?
Bundle loose cables with zip ties or Velcro straps
A user with an outdated operating system is consistently browsing sensitive websites such as banking, email, and corporate intranets. The Internet browser of choice is one that has already lost patch support and is not updated anymore. Which of the following actions will remedy this
Move to an alternate browser that still has consistent security update support
Which of the following connectors is MOST often used to connect a computer to a network?
user is installing a new scanner on a computer. Which of the following MOST likely needs to be installed in order for this equipment to work?
Which of the following software is used to reduce the size of a file or folder?
Which of the following is used with a touch screen to increase accuracy?
Which of the following internal components is used for temporary data storage in a workstation?
Which of the following is used for temporary storage of program data that is cleared when the computer is turned off?
Which of the following connectors supports both high definition video and audio?
Which of the following would be the MOST efficient way to transport a file from one location on a local hard drive to a different location on the same hard drive?
A student wishes to share contacts with another student's mobile device. Which of the following would be the easiest method to use?
When setting up a new desktop, which of the following should be performed FIRST?
Plug in cables
A user, Joe, wants to install an application on his computer. Which of the following factors should he be aware of before beginning?
A user, Joe, wants to install an application on his computer. Which of the following factors should
he be aware of before beginning?
Which of the following applications would a user employ to write a business letter?
Which of the following devices transmits and receives printed images over a telephone line?
Which of the following video connections provides the highest resolution?
A user receives an email containing a link. When they hover the mouse over the link, the actual URL does not match the text in the body of the email and appears to be a string of random characters. Which of the following is the BEST course of action?
Delete the email without clicking on the link
Which of the following is the BEST reason to change a wireless router's default SSID?
To make it easier to identify in a location with several routers
A user, Joe, is concerned about the safety of his personal information on a website. Which of the following can Joe look for to ensure that his personal information is not at risk? (Select TWO).
HTTPS on the browser address bar & A lock symbol on the browser address bar
Which of the following items require ESD precautions?
Replacing RAM in a personal computer
A user has just removed a new desktop PC from the box and has plugged in several new peripheral devices. During which of the following steps will the plug and play peripheral devices be installed on the new PC?
Booting the operating system
Which of the following is the BEST method of sharing files within a department?
When storing a document in the cloud, a user needs to be:
Connected to the Internet
Which of the following device types is needed within a computer to read information on a CDROM?
Which of the following ports can be used to connect an external hard drive to a computer? (Select
eSATA & USB
A technician wants to keep a router up to date. Which of the following MUST be updated regularly?
The extension .rtf is an example of which of the following file types?
Which of the following are examples of video connectors? (Select TWO).
VGA & HDMI
When setting up a new computer, where does a user change the date and time?
A user wants to have the latest security patches and bug fixes installed on a computer. Which of the following is the BEST method to achieve this?
Schedule automatic updates
Which of the following CPU cooling types is BEST in a dusty environment?
To reduce the risk of installing unapproved or possibly malicious apps on a smartphone, a user should:
Utilize the vendor-provided app store.
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