CompTIA A+ 220-901 Exam Practice Questions
In December 2015 CompTIA revised its A+ certification from 220-801 and 220-802 to 220-901 and 220-902.
The 220-901 exam is focused more on hardware, the 220-902 is focused more on software. To use this
practice exam, simply number a blank sheet of paper from 1 to 15 and write your answers next to the
question number. The answers are at the end of this article.
A technician needs to run a diagnostic DVD on a laptop running Windows 8.1. After setting the
boot order in the UEFI BIOS to the internal DVD-RW drive, the laptop still boots into Windows.
Which of the following settings needs to be adjusted in order for the laptop to boot from the DVD-RW drive?
C. Secure boot
D. UEFI BIOS password
A technician connects a second monitor to a desktop. It is physically located to the right of
the existing monitor, but the mouse pointer can only get to the second monitor by moving to the
left edge of the screen of the first monitor. Which of following display settings needs to be
adjusted to get the pointer to move with the physical placement of the monitor?
Which of the following types of cables are MOST likely to be used to connect to an external hard drive? (Select TWO).
E. USB 3.0
A customer is building a high-end gaming PC and is seeking an appropriate power supply unit. Which of the
following feature-sets of a power supply should be installed? (Select THREE).
A. Mini-ITX form factor
B. High number of connectors
C. 24-pin main connector
D. 20-pin main connector
E. 350-450 watts of power
F. Dual 12v rails
Which of the following is required during the installation of a digitizer?
A. Must be connected to the Internet
B. Must be cleaned
C. Must have the latest software installed
D. Must be calibrated
A technician is troubleshooting an expansion card in a computer that allows the computer to receive faxes
over a VoIP line. The line connected to the expansion card is MOST likely which of the following cable types?
D. Multi-mode fiber
E. Single-mode fiber
For which of the following types of printers should a technician obtain a maintenance kit containing a fuser,
transfer roller, and pickup rollers?
Which of the following cable connection types is an example of a mini DIN?