IT Fundamentals+ Quiz Questions and Answers

Which of the following technologies would allow a user to run multiple operating systems at the same time on a single computer?

Answer :
  • Virtualization software

Which of the following should be done to reduce physical safety hazards around a newly installed computer?

Answer :
  • Bundle loose cables with zip ties or Velcro straps.

Which of the following is used with a touch screen to increase accuracy?

Answer :
  • Stylus pen

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

Answer :
  • System Memory

Ann and Joe, both users, share the same computer. They both log on using the same account. Ann is concerned that Joe may review her Internet activity. Which of the following can be implemented to prevent both users from reviewing each other’s Internet activity?

Answer :
  • Configure the browser to clear history upon exit.

A technician needs to connect a user’s computer to the network. Which of the following device types would the technician install?

Answer :
  • Ethernet card

Which of the following BEST describes malicious software that demands the end-user pay a fee or faces the destruction of their files?

Answer :
  • Ransomware

A student wishes to share contacts with another student’s mobile device. Which of the following would be the easiest method to use?

Answer :
  • Bluetooth sharing

A user wants to update a driver for additional features. Where would the user find a current version of the driver from an official source?

Answer :
  • Manufacturer’s web site

A user with an outdated operating system is consistently browsing sensitive websites such as banking, email, and corporate intranets. The Internet browser of choice is one that has already lost patch support and is not updated anymore. Which of the following actions will remedy this situation?

Answer :
  • Move to an alternate browser that still has consistent security update support.