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You just clicked Start > Run on a Windows XP workstation. Which of the following can you type to open a command prompt? (Choose two.)


A. RUN


B. CMD


C. COMMAND


D. OPEN

B. CMD


C. COMMAND

Which part of the operating system can be described as extremely specific software written for the purpose of instructing the OS on how to access a piece of hardware?



A. Source


B. Application


C. Kernel


D. Driver

D. Driver

The Taskbar can be increased in size by ________________.


A. Right-clicking the mouse and dragging the Taskbar to make it bigger


B. Left-clicking the mouse and double-clicking the Taskbar


C. Moving the mouse pointer to the top of the Taskbar, pausing until the pointer turns into a double-headed arrow, and then clicking and dragging


D. Highlighting the Taskbar and double-clicking in the center

C. Moving the mouse pointer to the top of the Taskbar, pausing until the pointer turns into a double-headed arrow, and then clicking and dragging

Which of the following file attributes are available to files on a FAT32 partition?




A. Hidden, Read Only, Archive, System


B. Compression, Hidden, Archive, Encryption, Read Only


C. Read Only, Hidden, System, Encryption


D. Indexing, Read Only, Hidden, System, Compression

A. Hidden, Read Only, Archive, System

The Windows Explorer program can be used to do which of the following? (Choose two.)




A. Browse the Internet


B. Copy and move files


C. Change file attributes


D. Create backup jobs

B. Copy and move files


C. Change file attributes

Standard permissions are ________________.



A. The same as special permissions


B. Only the Read, Write, and Execute permissions


C. Permissions assigned to users but not to groups


D. Permissions grouped together for easy assignment

D. Permissions grouped together for easy assignment

Which of the following is a program that runs on top of the OS and allows the user to issue commands through a set of menus or some other graphical interface?



A. Taskbar


B. Shell


C. GUI


D. Source

B. Shell

If a program doesn’t have a shortcut on the Desktop or in the Programs submenu, you can start it by ________________. (Choose the best answer.)


A. Using the Shut Down command


B. Typing CMD in the Start Run box


C. Using the RUN command and typing in the name of the program


D. Typing CMD in the Start box followed by the program name

C. Using the RUN command and typing in the name of the program

What operating system feature offers the ability for a single application to have multiple requests in to the processor at one time?



A. Multiuser mode


B. Dystopia


C. Preemption


D. Multithreading

D. Multithreading

In Windows, a deleted file can be retrieved using which of the following?



A. My Computer icon


B. Recycle Bin


C. Control Panel


D. Settings panel

B. Recycle Bin

To turn off a Windows 7 machine, you should ________________.



A. Run the Shut Down (Turn Off) command at a command prompt.


B. Turn off the switch and unplug the machine.


C. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del.


D. Select Start a Shut Down, choose Shut Down, and turn off the computer.

D. Select Start a Shut Down, choose Shut Down, and turn off the computer.

What is the minimum amount of memory recommended for XP Professional?




A. 128MB


B. 256MB


C. 512MB


D. 1GB

A. 128MB

What is the minimum amount of free hard drive space recommended for the installation of Windows Vista Home Basic?


A. 1.5GB


B. 15GB


C. 30GB


D. 60GB

B. 15GB

What is the minimum recommended memory for a 32-bit installation of Windows 7?




A. 512MB


B. 1GB


C. 2GB


D. 4GB

B. 1GB

In Windows, a quick way to access Help is to press which keyboard key?




A. F12


B. The Windows button on the keyboard


C. F1


D. Alt

C. F1

Which of the following was installed to the Desktop by default only in Windows Vista?




A. Gadgets


B. Sidebar


C. System tray


D. Recycle Bin

B. Sidebar

Which of the following is located on the right most portion of the Taskbar?



A. Start menu


B. Quick Launch


C. System tray


D. Shutdown options

C. System tray

In addition to right-clicking on the Desktop, how else can you access the Display Properties settings in Windows XP?



A. Display icon under Control Panel


B. System icon under Control Panel


C. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+Esc


D. Pressing Ctrl+Alt+Tab

A. Display icon under Control Panel

Which of the following is the name of the graphical interface included with Windows Vista?




A. Start


B. Aero


C. KDE


D. GNOME

B. Aero

What is the minimum recommended memory for a 64-bit installation of Windows 7?




A. 512MB


B. 1GB


C. 2GB


D. 4GB

C. 2GB

Which switch can be used with PING to specify a packet size?




A. -t


B. -l


C. -c


D. -o

B. -l

In Windows, which of the following is the file system of choice for CD media?



A. NTFS


B. JFS


C. FAT32


D. CDFS

D. CDFS

Which utility works like ping but returns the different IP addresses the packet was routed through to reach the final destination?



A. Ipconfig


B. Nbtstat


C. Tracert


D. Netstat

C. Tracert

You have been told to use the /FIXBOOT switch to write a new boot sector on a Windows 7 machine. Which command does this switch work with?



A. BOOTREC


B. SFC


C. BCEDIT


D. ROBOCOPY

A. BOOTREC

Which command is shown in the following screen shot?  



A. TASKLIST 
B. TRACERT 
C. NETSTAT 
D. NSLOOKUP

Which command is shown in the following screen shot?



A. TASKLIST


B. TRACERT


C. NETSTAT


D. NSLOOKUP

D. NSLOOKUP

Which command lists at the command line all running processes?




A. WLIST


B. ALIST


C. PLIST


D. TASKLIST

D. TASKLIST

Virtual memory is configured through which system tool?




A. Taskbar


B. System control applet


C. Memory Manager


D. Virtual Configuration

B. System control applet

Within the Services snap-in, services can be in any state except which of the following?




A. Started automatically


B. Started manually


C. Disabled


D. Detached

D. Detached

What can you do if a program is not responding to any commands and appears to be locked up?



A. Open the System control panel applet and choose Performance to see what process is causing the problem.


B. Add more memory.


C. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to reboot the computer.


D. Open Task Manager, select the appropriate task, and click End Task.

D. Open Task Manager, select the appropriate task, and click End Task.

Which of the following can be used to configure a remote connection?




A. REGEDIT


B. MSTSC


C. REGSRV32


D. SPL

B. MSTSC

Which tool is shown in the following screen shot? 
A. DXDIAG 
B. MSINFO 
C. MSCONFIG 
D. MSINFO32

Which tool is shown in the following screen shot?


A. DXDIAG


B. MSINFO


C. MSCONFIG


D. MSINFO32

A. DXDIAG

Which type of resource do you configure in Device Manager?




A. Hardware


B. Files and folders


C. Applications


D. Memory

A. Hardware

To back up the files on your disks in Windows XP, which Windows program can you use?




A. Disk Management


B. Backup


C. My Computer


D. No backup program in Windows

B. Backup

You believe that your system files are corrupted in Windows XP. You run System File Checker. What do you do to make System File Checker automatically repair your system files if repair is needed?



A. Run SFC /AUTOREPAIR


B. Run SFC /REPAIR


C. Run SFC /REVERT


D. Run SFC /SCANNOW

D. Run SFC /SCANNOW

Which of the following partitions is specifically the partition from which the operating system boots?



A. Primary partition


B. Extended partition


C. Active partition


D. Logical partition

C. Active partition

Which of the following Registry hives contains information about the computer’s hardware?




A. HKEY_CURRENT_MACHINE


B. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE


C. HKEY_MACHINE


D. HKEY_RESOURCES

B. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE

You are at a command prompt. Which command can you use to see whether you have a network connection to another computer?



A. IPCONFIG


B. CONNECT


C. PING


D. IP

C. PING

Which of the following utilities will rearrange the files on your hard disk to occupy contiguous chunks of space?



A. Disk Defragmenter


B. Windows Explorer


C. Scandisk


D. Windows Backup

A. Disk Defragmenter

Which of the following switches can be used with ROBOCOPY to mirror a complete directory tree?



A. /S


B. /MIR


C. /CDT


D. /AH

B. /MIR

Which of the following tools allows you to test DirectX functionality?



A. Msinfo32


B. Ping


C. Telnet


D. DxDiag

D. DxDiag