COMPTIA INTERVIEW QUESTION

Question: In which type of system would you be most likely to find a Micro ATX motherboard?

Ans A smaller desktop computer lying flat

Question: Which motherboard expansion bus connector types were typically white, and approximately 3 inches long?

Ans PCI

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Which statements correctly describe the characteristics of the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) of a computer?

Ans It can only be updated by over-writing the entire BIOS

It is pre-installed by a motherboard manufacturer

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Which security feature of BIOS security is implemented as a chip on the motherboard used to store encryption keys?

Ans TPM

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Which type of device best describes a Complimentary Metal-oxide Semiconductor (CMOS)?

Ans A battery powered chip

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Which statement best describes the nature of a dual core processor?

Ans There are two processing centers within a single CPU chip

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Which analogy would best equate to the process of hyper-threading?

Ans One person working on two tasks

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Which characteristics of AMD processors might make them a better choice over Intel processors?

Ans They are better suited to graphics-based applications

They are less expensive

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A passive heat sink would be implemented as which type of device or system?

Ans A radiator

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Which type of expansion card would be virtually required by a PC gamer?

Ans Video card

Question:

The process of a laser beam focusing on the drum to drain off the electrical charge happens in which stage of the laser printing process?

Ans Exposing

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On which type of system would you most likely find an external optical drive?

Ans- A newer laptop computer

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In which scenarios would you most likely find a VR headset in use?

Ans – Training and simulations

Computer gaming

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Game controllers would most likely connect to your computer using which type of interface?

Ans – USB

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NFC devices must be how close to one another for effective communication to occur?

Ans – 2-3 cm

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A microphone and speakers would most likely be included as part of which type of device?

Ans- A laptop computer

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The brightness of the lamp in a projector is indicated by which value?

Ans- Lumens

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In which applications would you most likely find a Smart Card reader being used?

Ans -Reading banking or credit cards

Gaining access to a secure facility

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A modern flatbed scanner would most likely use which interface?

Ans – USB

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Which types of external storage use no moving or mechanical parts?

Ans – Flash drives

Solid-state drives

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A chip reader that reads information by simply tapping the card to the reader is using which type of communication?

Ans – NFC

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Which types of connections would you most likely find for a mouse and keyboard in recent years?

Ans – Wireless

USB

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In which scenario would you most likely find a KVM switch being used?

Ans – A network administrator managing several network servers

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To enable face-to-face communication on a desktop computer you should install which type of device?

Ans – Webcam

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On which type of system would you most likely find a touch pad?

Ans – A laptop computer

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If a monitor is described as being 27 inches, what does this value indicate?

Ans- The length of the screen on a diagonal