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A+ Practice Quiz: 220-1001 Quiz 2

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1. Vera has brought her notebook computer to you for repair. After listening to her describe its symptoms, you hypothesize that the notebook may have a malfunctioning keyboard.

Which of the following steps can you take to BEST determine whether the keyboard needs to be replaced? (Choose two)
2. You're troubleshooting a malfunctioning notebook computer system. The user has indicated that the LCD screen suddenly became dark and difficult to read while he was downloading a large file through his wireless network card while the system was plugged in at his desk. You've checked the system and determined that the backlight has stopped working.

Which of the following is the MOST likely cause? (Choose two)
3. You're troubleshooting a notebook system that uses a digitizer pad and stylus for user input. The user has complained that the digitizer pad registers stylus registers taps about one inch to the right of where the taps actually occur.

Which of the following actions would MOST likely fix this issue?
4. You are using a crimper to attach an RJ45 connector to a Cat 6 UTP cable. You need to use the T568A standard to connect the individual wires to the connector. Which wire should be connected to pin 1?
5. A technician must press a cable connector's retaining tab to remove a faulty fiber optic network cable.

Which of the following connectors does the cable use?
6. Brian is a new employee on the development team. As part of his job, he runs three virtual machines (VMs) on his computer. Each VM runs a different Windows license. After a while, Brian notices that his VMs are not running as fast as he thought. He has asked you to explore the issue.

Which of the following BEST describes why Brian's VMs are running slowly?

7. Your motherboard has two memory slots and supports a maximum of 8 GB of RAM. After installing two 4 GB modules and booting your system, you find that Windows only recognizes 3.5 GB of RAM.

Which of the following would MOST likely fix this issue?

8. Your computer has one single core processor installed. The motherboard supports processors with up to four cores. You want to upgrade your computer to a quad-core system.

Which of the following will be part of your configuration?
9. You are in the process of configuring a new computer. The motherboard has four memory slots and supports dual-channel memory. You install two memory modules. When you boot the computer, the BIOS recognizes both modules, but the memory is not configured to run in dual-channel mode.

What should you do?
10. You have installed a new computer with a quad-core 64-bit processor, 6 GB of memory, and a PCIe video card with 512 MB of memory. After installing the operating system, you see less than 4 GB of memory showing as available in Windows.

Which of the following actions would MOST likely rectify this issue?