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1

Which disk storage type should you use on a typical Windows desktop PC?

A. Dynamic
B. Basic
C. Primary
D. Extended

B. Basic

Dynamic is suited for servers, and Primary and Extended are partition types

2

Which of the following describes a partition from which Windows can boot?

A. Primary Extended
B. Active Extended
C. Primary Active
D. Simple extended

C. Primary Active

3

Which GUI tool should you use to create a partition on a new drive after installing Windows?

A. My Computer
B. Device Manager
C. Disk Defragmenter
D. Disk Management

D.

4

How many logical drives are on a typical primary partition?

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. Up to 24

A. 1

5

What is the maximum number of volumes allowed on a dynamic disk?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. There is no limit.

D. There is no limit.

6

Which of the following volume types combines areas of unallocated space from multiple physical disks?

A. striped
B. spanned
C. Mirrored
D. RAID 5

B. Spanned

7

This start up phase, common to all PCs, tests system hardware, determines the amount of memory present, verifies that devices required for OS start up are working, and loads configuration settings from CMOS into memory.

A. Boot loader
B. POST
C. Detect and configure hardware
D. Kernel loading

B. POST

8

In Windows XP, this file holds information used by NTLDR during the boot loader stage to locate the kernel and other operating system files.

A. BOOTMGR
B. BCD
C. NTOSKRNL.EXE
D. BOOT.INI

D. BOOT.INI

BOOTMGR is used for Vista and 7
BCD, also used for Win7/Vista
NTOSKRNL.EXE is THE kernel for Windows XP

9

What is the name of the boot loader in Windows Vista and Windows 7?

A. BOOTMGR
B. BCD
C. NTOSKRNL.EXE
D. BOOT.INI

A. BOOTMGR

10

Beginning with WIndows Vista, which file contains important boot settings available to Windows at startup before the OS is fully loaded?

A. BOOTMGR
B. BCD
C. NTOSKRNL.EXE
D. BOOT.INI

B. BCD (Boot Configuration Database) contains boot settings and that replaced the BOOT.INI file beginning in Windows Vista

11

Which file system supports file and folder security?

A. FAT12
B. NTFS
C. FAT16
D. FAT32

B. NTFS

12

Which of the following file attributes cannot be changed in a file's Properties dialog box?

A. Read-only
B. Archive
C. System
D. Hidden

C. System

13

Which file system supports file compression and encryption?

A. FAT32
B. FAT12
C. FAT16
D. NTFS

D. NTFS

14

Which feature of NTFS file system stores a transaction-based database, with all file accesses treated as transactions?

A. MFT
B. FAT
C. Boot sector
D. Cluster

A. MFT

15

Which feature of NTFS makes the file searches faster?

A. Compression
B. Encryption
C. Indexing
D. MFT

C. Indexing

16

Which of the following can you use for managing files and folders?

A. Control Panel
B. Notepad
C. My Computer/Computer
D. Disk Management

C. My Computer/Computer

17

Which of the following best describes the type of files you should not move, delete, edit, or try to manage directly?

A. Text
B. Spreadsheet
C. Program
D. Data

C. Program

18

What is the correct syntax (command plus switch combination) that will analyze drive C:, looking for file fragmentation, without changing anything on the drive?

A. dir /ad
B. help | more
c. defrag c: -a
d. defrag a:

C. Defrag C: -a

19

If your data is saved onto a Microsoft domain server, but you do not always have access to the network, which option should you enable?

A. Archive
B. Copy
C. Offline Files
D. Mirrored Volume

C. Offline Files

20

What disk error-checking program can you run from the COmmand Prompt to analyze the disk for physical and logical errors?

A. CHKDSK
B. DEFRAG
C. FORMAT
D. ATRRIB

A. CHKDSK