O Level | July 2011 | M4.3-R4 (Introduction to ICT Resources)

1.1 Which of the following is a special database that holds key information about your system including the device drivers?

A) BOOT.INI

B) CONFIG.SYS

C) Registry

D) SYSTEM.INI


C

The Windows Registry is a hierarchical database that stores low-level settings for the Microsoft Windows operating system and for applications that opt to use the registry. The kernel, device drivers, services, Security Accounts Manager, and user interface can all use the registry.

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1.2 Where is POST located?

A) DRAM

B) Hard-drive

C) RAM

D) ROM


D

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1.3 Upgrading BIOS is also known as

A) UROMing

B) smoothing

C) flashing

D) writing


C

In order to update the BIOS, the software chip must be completely erased and updated with a flash utility; this is essentially the process known as “flashing the BIOS”. This is referred to as “flashing” because the BIOS code is stored in flash memory.

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1.4 Several lines at the end of POST are used to find the operating system. What is this called?

A) CMOS

B) Flash ROM

C) Bootstrap loader

D) BOOT.INI


C

The POST routines are part of a device's pre-boot sequence; if they complete successfully, the bootstrap loader code is invoked to load an operating system.

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1.5 What action is equally or more important than running antivirus software when it comes to protecting your system?

A) Run a firewall

B) Apply Patches

C) Change password

D) Install IPS


C

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1.6 Which of the following platforms does CHKDSK run on?

A) Windows, Mac OS X and Linux

B) Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Linux

C) Microsoft Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

D) MS-DOS and NT-based versions of Windows


D

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1.7 Packet Switching normally uses

A) Permanent links for dial for on demand end to end connections

B) Switched virtual circuits for on demand end to end connections

C) Open circuits for DCE for on demand end to end connections

D) Open circuits for DTE for on demand end to end connections


B

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1.8 You have been asked to create a subnet that supports 16 hosts. What subnet mask should you use?

A) 255.255.255.240

B) 255.255.255.248

C) 255.255.255.216

D) 255.255.255.252


A

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1.9 The agency that develops standards for physical connection interfaces and electronic
signaling specifications is

A) EIA

B) ITU-T

C) ANSI

D) ISO


A

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1.10 The model that file sharing normally uses is

A) Peer to Peer

B) Peer between peers

C) 2-way sharing

D) None of the above


A

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