CompTIA Server+ Practice Questions

Question 1
Which of the following expansion card ports is the fastest?

A. ISA
B. PCI
C. PCIx
D. PCIe


Question 2
Which of the following BEST describes an HCL?
A. A list of permissions for network access and routing
B. A list of approved hardware
C. A list of permissions for file sharing
D. A method of attaching a server to a SAN


Question 3
Which of the following expansion cards should be installed to give a server FireWire connectivity?
A. IEEE 802.11
B. NIC
C. HBA
D. IEEE 1394


Question 4
Which of the following file systems is native to an ESX server?
A. NTFS
B. EXT3
C. FAT32
D. VMFS


Question 5
As a best practice, in which of the following locations should antivirus software be installed? (Select TWO)
A. Only on the administrator’s workstation
B. Only on the domain controller
C. Only on the general manager’s workstation
D. On all servers
E. On all workstations


Question 6
Which of the following is a benefit of hot-swappable parts?
A. Ability to utilize logical unit numbers (LUNs)
B. Ability to implement USB devices
C. Ability to utilize flash memory
D. Ability to replace hardware without interrupting the server’s power


Question 7
Which of the following should an administrator utilize when installing a new server to ensure that best practices are followed?
A. Service Level Agreement (SLA)
B. Warranty regulations
C. Vendor support documentation
D. Equipment disposal policies


Question 8
Which of the following involves the copying off and removal of data from file servers?
A. Backing up
B. Archiving
C. Recovery
D. Replicating


Question 9
An administrator recently performed a NIC driver upgrade on several servers and now is seeing lost packets and some disconnected switches. Which of the following is the BEST course of action to resolve this issue?
A. Restart the server and see if the issue still remains. If the issue still exists open a case with the OEM of the NIC.
B. Call the OEM of the NIC and open a case with them to investigate the issue. Roll back the NIC driver to the previous working revision.
C. Call the OEM of the NIC and open a case with them to investigate the issue.
D. Go to the OEM’s website and download another NIC driver to test.


Question 10
Which of the following ways can a technician use to see if a server is under warranty?
A. Escalate the problem to upper management.
B. Assume the part is no longer under warranty, and order a replacement part.
C. Perform a root cause analysis.
D. Contact the OEM to verify the warranty status, and then document the findings.

Server+ Answer Key

Question 1) D. PCIe

Question 2) B. A list of approved hardware

Question 3) D. IEEE 1394

Question 4) D. VMFS

Question 5) D. On all servers & E. On all workstations

Question 6) D. Ability to replace hardware without interrupting the server’s power

Question 7) C. Vendor support documentation

Question 8) B. Archiving

Question 9) B. Call the OEM of the NIC and open a case with them to investigate the issue. Roll back the NIC driver to the previous working revision.

Question 10) D. Contact the OEM to verify the warranty status, and then document the findings.