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CompTIA FC0-U51 CompTIA IT Fundamentals Exam Practice Test

Demo: 31 questions
Total 286 questions

CompTIA IT Fundamentals Questions and Answers

Question 1

A user has purchased some new software from a vendor and wants to install it on all of the Windows computers in the house. Which of the following will help the user accomplish the task and ensure compliance with the software vendor?

Options:

A.

Copy and paste the program between computers.

B.

Purchase a multi-user license.

C.

Purchase a single-user license.

D.

Use remote desktop to share the program between computers.

Question 2

A user has downloaded an application file with the .dmg file extension. Which of the following operating systems can be used with this file by default?

Options:

A.

iOS

B.

Windows

C.

Mac OS

D.

Chrome OS

Question 3

Which of the following features of a smartphone controls the screen orientation?

Options:

A.

Gyroscope

B.

NFC

C.

Accelerometer

D.

GPS

Question 4

When trying to activate the operating system, a user receives a notice that the software is not genuine. Which of the following security threats has occurred?

Options:

A.

Social engineering

B.

Phishing

C.

Virus attack

D.

License theft

Question 5

A user wants to purchase a CAD application that requires 8GB of RAM to operate. Which of the following operating system types is required?

Options:

A.

8-bit

B.

16-bit

C.

32-bit

D.

64-bit

Question 6

Which of the following is a common characteristic of open source software?

Options:

A.

Update cycles are dictated by the manufacturer

B.

Modifications to core functionalities are made by the manufacturer

C.

Can only run on certain manufacturer processors

D.

Can be fully modified by the user

Question 7

Which of the following components provides the FASTEST medium for hosting and storing an operating system?

Options:

A.

Blu-Ray disc

B.

7200RPM HDD

C.

SSD

D.

DVD-RW

Question 8

Before purchasing a new video card for a PC, which of the following should be checked to ensure there will be enough electricity for the video card to function properly?

Options:

A.

GPU

B.

CPU

C.

GUI

D.

PSU

Question 9

Which of the following allows for the FASTEST printer connections?

Options:

A.

Bluetooth

B.

USB

C.

Parallel

D.

Serial

Question 10

Which of the following is a 15-pin video connection?

Options:

A.

DVI

B.

S-video

C.

Component

D.

HDMI

E.

VGA

Question 11

Which of the following connectors consists of three separate plugs for video?

Options:

A.

Display port

B.

S-video

C.

Thunderbolt

D.

Component

Question 12

Which of the following are considered input devices for a computer? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

Mouse

B.

Printer

C.

Speakers

D.

Microphone

E.

Monitor

Question 13

A user is configuring a SOHO wireless router. The user should change the router’s default administrator password for which of the following reasons?

Options:

A.

To prevent improper data transmission encryption

B.

To prevent unauthorized configuration changes

C.

To prevent social engineering attacks

D.

To increase wireless signal strength

Question 14

A laptop owner, Ann, can no longer see web pages when she opens her browser, and she can only see her search bars and plug-ins. Which of the following is the MOST likely source of this issue?

Options:

A.

The computer does not have current antivirus software installed

B.

The computer needs to have its components upgraded

C.

The downloaded toolbars are filling the browser screen

D.

The owner was not using complex passwords

Question 15

An employee, Joe, forgot his laptop at the airport. Joe is worried about unauthorized access. Which of the following BEST protects against data theft in this instance?

Options:

A.

Security software

B.

Full disk encryption

C.

Cable lock

D.

Username and password

E.

Patching the OS and third party software

Question 16

An attacker cracks a user's password for all social media, email, and bank accounts. The user needs to change the passwords for all these accounts. Which of the following should the user do in the future to prevent this from happening?

Options:

A.

Disable unused browser toolbars.

B.

Clear the browser cache.

C.

Avoid credential reuse.

D.

Delete tracking cookies.

Question 17

A user will be traveling with a smartphone that contains confidential information. Which of the following should be disabled? (Select TWO).

Options:

A.

Keyboard

B.

Speakers

C.

Mouse

D.

Bluetooth

E.

NFC

Question 18

A user, Ann, receives a call asking for her password to troubleshoot a problem. Which of the following describes this type of security threat?

Options:

A.

Malware

B.

Social engineering

C.

Spam

D.

Physical security

Question 19

Which of the following is the MOST secure password?

Options:

A.

Have-A-Nice-Day

B.

HAVE-A-NICE-DAY

C.

have-a-nice-day12

D.

hav3-@-Nic3-D@Y14

Question 20

To increase security, which of the following is the BEST feature to disable on a mobile device when not in use?

Options:

A.

Wireless

B.

GPS

C.

Network

D.

NFC

Question 21

The manufacturer of a SOHO router has released a security fix for the router. Which of the following methods should be used to apply the fix?

Options:

A.

Change the admin password.

B.

Apply new WEP key.

C.

Update the firmware.

D.

Hold the reset button.

Question 22

Which of the following is used for temporary storage of program data that is cleared when the computer is turned off?

Options:

A.

CPU

B.

SSD

C.

Hard drive

D.

System memory

Question 23

When storing a document in the cloud, a user needs to be:

Options:

A.

On a shared drive.

B.

Using a USB cable.

C.

Connected to the Internet.

D.

In airplane mode.

Question 24

Which of the following computer connector types was designed specifically for allowing high-speed external hard drive transfers?

Options:

A.

DVI

B.

USB

C.

eSATA

D.

HDMI

Question 25

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?

Options:

A.

The application has to be registered to the user.

B.

The application must be upgraded to a 64-bit version.

C.

The application must be activated.

D.

The application needs to be reinstalled.

Question 26

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?

Options:

A.

Date modified

B.

File path

C.

Size

D.

Extension

Question 27

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?

Options:

A.

Ask tech support for help.

B.

Reboot the laptop.

C.

Turn off the touchpad.

D.

Reconnect the mouse.

Question 28

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?

Options:

A.

Go to the scanner manufacturer's website and download the current installation information.

B.

Check the personal computer manufacturer's support website for information about scanner installation.

C.

Find a scanner user group website and ask for help.

D.

Update the scanner firmware and drivers, then reinstall the scanner.

Question 29

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?

Options:

A.

The monitor power cable is unplugged.

B.

The video cable has become disconnected.

C.

The video driver is not installed.

D.

The operating system has encountered a stop error.

E.

The screen saver has activated.

Question 30

An RoHS label on hardware indicates which of the following?

Options:

A.

The hardware produces EMI when used.

B.

The hardware is certified to be energy efficient.

C.

The hardware provides battery backup for power outages.

D.

The hardware needs to be properly disposed.

Question 31

Joe, a user, has just installed his first home wireless router. Which of the following tasks should be considered to help secure the unit from any confirmed exploits?

Options:

A.

Change the router administrator username.

B.

Change the router’s broadcasting channel.

C.

Update the unit’s firmware.

D.

Use a complex administrator password.

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