Windows Vista Administration MCQs

Windows Vista Administration MCQs

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1: Under the Event Properties tab, what does the term “Event Id” reveal?

A.   It chronologically lists only the users activity.

B.   It is a secondary calendar to keep user activities organized.

C.   It reveals the type of logged event.

D.   It lists the activities of guest users only.

2: Where do you repartition drives in Windows Vista?

A.   Open a command window and type "drive repartition go"

B.   You can't repartition drives with Windows Vista

C.   Disk Management Console

D.   Right click on the desktop and choose "split drive"

3: What is the acronym for Microsoft Management Console?

A.   MCM

B.   CMM

C.   MMC

D.   MCC

4: What is a roaming user file?

A.   A file containing user data that tracks users as they log on and off of different computers.

B.   A user file that moves around the computer.

C.   A user file that travels via satellite.

D.   A user file that travels across a network.

5: How would you find and uninstall a program that you recently installed?

A.   Open a command window and type "show me the new stuff"

B.   You can't do this in Windows Vista

C.   Open windows explorer and type "recent" in the search box

D.   Go to the control panel->uninstall programs->sort list by date

6: How do you add a new user in Windows Vista?

A.   Go to control panel->User Accounts and Family Safety-> User Accounts-> Manage Accounts-> Create a new account

B.   Open control panel and start typing the username followed by the password

C.   Go to windows explorer and right click on the c: drive then choose "add user"

D.   Open a command window and type "add user" followed by the username and password

7: How do you see hidden tasks in the Task Scheduler?

A.   It has to be configured in win.conf.

B.   It must be configured in views.php

C.   Select Show “Hidden Tasks” in the View menu.

D.   You have to alter the file, confview.php.

8: How would a user delete a file permanently without having it go to the recycle bin?

A.   Right click and choose permadelete

B.   Press delete 3 times quickly while selecting the file

C.   Hold down the shift key and press delete while selecting the file.

D.   Triple click on the file

9: How do you activate/deactivate the windows firewall?

A.   Open a command window and type "share" followed by the absolute path to the folder.

B.   Go to Control Panel->System and Security->Windows Firewall->Turn Windows Firewall on or off

C.   Go to administrative tools and uninstall all device drivers

D.   Go to the device manager and uninstall the windows firewall

10: How do you share the contents of a folder across a network?

A.   Right click on the folder and choose "give away files"

B.   Open a command window and type "share" followed by the absolute path to the folder.

C.   Right click on the folder and starting typing "share me now"

D.   Right click on the folder, click the sharing tab, click the share button, choose who to share with and click share.

11: What are themes used for?

A.   Themes are an easy way to change all visual elements with a single click.

B.   Themes will protect your from hackers.

C.   Themes make the internet smoother.

D.   Themes make your computer faster.

12: How would you turn on or off the password requirement when the computer wakes from sleep?

A.   You can't change this setting in Windows Vista

B.   Control Panel->Easy mode button

C.   Control Panel->Power Options->Change Plan Settings->Advanced options->Require password on wakeup

D.   Go to the command window and type "wake up no security"

13: How do you uninstall a program?

A.   Press alt + f4 while the program is open

B.   Drag the program shortcut into the recycle bin

C.   Press delete with the program open

D.   Go to Control Panel-> Programs -> Uninstall a program

14: How must you log in to take full advantage of Print Management?

A.   As a super user.

B.   As a root user.

C.   As a guest user.

D.   As an Administrator.

15: What is the difference between Group Policy and Local Policy?

A.   Local policy isn't very fair.

B.   Group policy only affects network settings.

C.   Group policy is more verbose.

D.   Group policy is set on the network level usually by a network admin and local policy is set on the machine level.

16: How can you run a program that requires administrator rights?

A.   Right click on program -> Run As Administrator

B.   Point the shortcut to c:\Windows

C.   Send an email to the network admin

D.   Reinstall the program as administrator

17: How would you find large files that need to deleted?

A.   Use windows explorer to do a file search on your hard drive, setting the custom search setting to only files above a certain size

B.   Open a command window and type "show large files"

C.   You can't do this in Windows Vista

D.   Send a polite email to your network admin

18: How would you turn off Windows Aero styles?

A.   Start->Run->Aero.disable()

B.   You can't disable Aero styles in Vista

C.   Start->Run->Appearance.exe -remove -aero

D.   Right click on the desktop->personalize->window color and appearance->Click the link at the bottom->Choose Windows Vista Basic instead of Windows VIsta Aero

19: What does the acronym, DNS stand for?

A.   Dynamic Name Source

B.   Dynamic Nick Service

C.   Discrete Name Service.

D.   Domain Name System

20: How do you clear the web cache in Internet Explorer?

A.   Go to windows explorer, find the browsing history folder and delete it

B.   Tools->Internet Options->General Tab->Browsing history->Delete

C.   Open a command window and type "history.Delete()"

D.   Start->Run->Delete History.exe

21: How do you view a list of all installed programs?

A.   Send an email to the network administrator

B.   Open a command window and type "show programs"

C.   Click the start button then click all programs

D.   Type "give me programs" in the search box

22: What is does the command "mmc" stand for?

A.   Microsoft Management Console

B.   Many Mighty Console

C.   Microsoft Multimedia Console

D.   Microsoft Mixed Console

23: What can happen to a system file that has been modified?

A.   It creates viruses.

B.   A user error will occur, and the program may be inoperable.

C.   It can make the operating system run more smoothly.

D.   It generates malware.

24: What type of file system is the default for Windows Vista?

A.   FAT32

B.   DOS

C.   FAT12


25: How do you turn off User Account Control?

A.   Open a command window and type "no UAC"

B.   Right click on the desktop and choose "remove UAC"

C.   Control Panel->UAC->Click Off

D.   open Control Panel->User Accounts and Family Safety->Turn user account control on or off

26: What is the easiest way to give a user access to all functions of Windows Vista?

A.   Add the user to the administrator's group.

B.   Make the users's username end in "_admin"

C.   Share the c drive with the user.

D.   Give the user access to Internet Explorer.

27: What would the command: “sc \\%2 start spooler” do?

A.   Restart a remote print spooler.

B.   Delete all printers.

C.   Reinstall your printer drivers.

D.   Install a new printer.

28: How do you connect to a specific wireless network?

A.   Right click on the desktop->Connect to wireless network

B.   Click wireless icon in the system tray->Connect or disconnect->Choose network to connect to

C.   Go to Control Panel->Wireless settings

D.   Go to internet explorer->tools->wireless networks

29: How do you view a list of all drives including hard drives, cd drives, network drives, and removable media?

A.   Click the start button then click computer

B.   Right click on the desktop and choose "drives"

C.   Type "show drives" in the windows search box

D.   Open a command window and type "show all drives"

30: What is a superior encryption to WEP?

A.   WPA

B.   CWE

C.   WMA

D.   RSA

31: How do you install new device drivers?

A.   Device drivers are packaged as downloadable executables from the device manufacturer's website

B.   You can't install device drivers in Windows Vista

C.   Remove all device drivers and the restart your computer

D.   Download the driver from the manufacturer's website then copy and paste it into the startup folder

32: Can any user besides Administrators make changes to devices?

A.   Root users can make any changes.

B.   Super users can make any changes.

C.   No. Only Administrators.

D.   Yes, guest users can make any changes.

33: Which of the following web browsers are not compatible with Windows Vista?

A.   Chrome

B.   Windows Vista can use all current web browsers.

C.   Firefox

D.   Safari

34: Which users do settings contained in the Local Group Policy apply to?

A.   Root users.

B.   All users.

C.   No users.

D.   Super users.

35: Which of the following is not a valid way to run a program?

A.   Press the windows button, type the name of the program, and then click on it in the results list.

B.   Type the name of the program into Internet Explorer

C.   Find the program in the list of all programs and click on it.

D.   Double click on the programs shortcut icon.

36: What does the acronym DHCP stand for?

A.   Direct Host Consolidation Protocol

B.   Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

C.   Digital Host Calculation Protocol

D.   Dynamic Host Configuration Protection

37: Which of the following functions can a guest account not perform?

A.   Open non-password protected files

B.   Run programs it has permission to run

C.   Connect to the internet

D.   Add a new user

38: Does Windows Vista allow setting multiple browsers as the default web browser?

A.   Not for regular users, only for administrators

B.   No, there can only be one

C.   Yes, but you have to redo it every time you restart

D.   Yes, but one must be Internet Explorer

39: Why would a Vista Administrator want to set up a custom event view?

A.   Custom views can't be set up.

B.   Clarity and organization.

C.   Custom views are not beneficial because they cost valuable resources.

D.   There is no benefit to using custom views.

40: How do you see all the computers on your network?

A.   Open a command window and type "show network"

B.   Go to windows explorer->click on network link at the bottom left of the navigation pane

C.   Go to Internet Explorer and type in "show my network friends" into the address bar

D.   Go to windows explorer-> type in "all network" anywhere

41: What does the shortcut "Windows + e" do?

A.   Turns off the sound

B.   Opens windows explorer

C.   Put Windows into "extra" mode

D.   Open Internet Explorer

42: What do you have to use to view a system event log?

A.   Log Viewer

B.   Event Viewer

C.   Viewer

D.   System Viewer

43: Does Windows Vista require manual defragmentation of hard drives?

A.   Yes, you have to do it once a day.

B.   No, but it does defragment randomly sometimes.

C.   Yes, you have to do it once a month.

D.   No, Windows Vista automatically schedules defragmentation of hard drives by default

44: Where would you change internet options?

A.   Open windows explorer->type internet options anywhere

B.   Right click on the desktop and choose "internet options"

C.   Go to control panel->Internet Options

D.   Open internet explorer->Tools->Internet Options

45: Updates to Sysvol are replicated to which domain controllers?

A.   Guest user domain controllers.

B.   User domain controllers.

C.   All domain controllers.

D.   No domain controllers.

46: Do tasks in windows Vista have more, or less functionality than in previous versions of Windows?

A.   More functionality until you install Service Pack II.

B.   Less functionality until you install Service Pack II.

C.   More functionality

D.   Less functionality.

47: What is the default version of Internet Explorer that comes with Windows Vista?

A.   Internet Explorer 10

B.   Internet Explorer 9

C.   Internet Explorer 6

D.   Internet Explorer 7

48: ADMX files are based off of what file type?

A.   XML


C.   XLS


49: Do you need to use Device Manager to uninstall plug-and-play devices?

A.   Yes, it will destroy the system you are working on if it is not used.

B.   Yes. It is never safe to unplug a usb stick without doing it safely through device manager.

C.   Yes, especially a usb printer. It will format your hard disk if not done safely.

D.   No.

50: In the Network Monitor, what is PID referring to?

A.   Product ID.

B.   Placement ID of the computer.

C.   The users Personal ID.

D.   The process ID of an application.