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1

When using the MBR method of partitioning, where is the MBR located? p. 287

a. In the first sector and track of the hard disk.

b. In the last sector and track of the hard disk.

c. It is distributed across the disk.

d. It is stored in NVRAM on the hard drive.

a. In the first sector and track of the hard disk.

2

When using the GPT method of partitioning disks, where is the partition information stored? p. 287

a. At the first sector and track of the hard disk.

b. In the last sector and track of the hard disk.

c. In each partition using main and backup tables.

d. In the boot partition.

c. In each partition using main and backup tables.

3

How many partitions can exist on a GPT disk in Windows Server 2016? p. 287

a. 26

b. 32

c. 64

d. 128

d. 128

4

Regarding the partition scheme on a disk using MBR, what statement is true? p. 288

a. An MBR disk partition can be set as primary or secondary.

b. A primary partition must be marked as active in order for the system to boot.

c. Extended partitions can be marked as active.

d. A system with multiple partitions will boot from the first partition.

b. A primary partition must be marked as active in order for the system to boot.

5

When using dynamic disks, what is the volume that contains the \Windows folder called? p. 291

a. The system volume

b. The essential volume

c. The boot volume

d. The logical volume

c. The boot volume

6

What statement regarding spanned volumes is NOT accurate? p. 291

a. A spanned volume is stored on 2 to 32 dynamic disks.

b. A spanned volume cannot be expanded once created.

c. Data is added to a spanned volume in a sequential manner.

d. Failure of a single disk in a spanned volume means the entire volume fails.

b. A spanned volume cannot be expanded once created.

7

When using a Windows Server 2016 striped volume, what is the size of the blocks that are striped across the members of the volume? p. 292

a. 8KB

b. 16KB

c. 32KB

d. 64KB

d. 64KB

8

In order to convert a basic disk to a dynamic disk, how much free space must be available on the disk? p. 296

a. 512K

b. 1MB

c. 10MB

d. 128MB

b. 1MB

9

What command can be run to perform a check of the C: drive and fix any errors found with the file system? p. 301

a. fsck C:\ -f

b. checkfs C:\

c. chkdsk /f C:\

d. fsverify --force C:\

c. chkdsk /f C:\

10

What chkdisk flag allows chkdsk to go directly to a corrupted spot identified by the Spot Verifier service? p. 301

a. /resume

b. /spotfix

c. /corrupted

d. /fixbad

b. /spotfix

11

What RAID level offers no redundancy features and is targeted towards performance? p. 303

a. RAID-0

b. RAID-2

c. RAID-5

d. RAID-6

a. RAID-0

12

Disk duplexing is the same as what type of disk redundancy? p. 303

a. Disk striping with parity

b. Disk leveling

c. Disk mirroring

d. Disk high-level striping

c. Disk mirroring

13

What is NOT a RAID level supported by Windows Server 2016? p. 304

a. RAID-0

b. RAID-1

c. RAID-2

d. RAID-5

c. RAID-2

14

What statement regarding the implementation of RAID on Windows Server 2016 is NOT accurate? p. 304-305

a. Boot and system files can be placed on RAID level 5, but not on RAID level 1.

b. RAID level 1 requires a minimum of two hard disks.

c. RAID level 5 requires more memory than RAID level 1.

d. RAID level 5 has much faster read access than RAID level 1.

a. Boot and system files can be placed on RAID level 5, but not on RAID level 1.

15

You are configuring a RAID-5 array with five disks, each disk is 3TB in size. What will be the total usable size of the RAID-5 volume? p. 306

a. 3 TB

b. 6 TB

c. 12 TB

d. 15 TB

c. 12 TB

16

What is NOT one of the advantages of using a hardware RAID over a software RAID? p. 307

a. Faster read and write response

b. Ability to place boot and system files on different RAID levels

c. Ability to hot swap a failed disk

d. Increased fault tolerance

d. Increased fault tolerance

17

What communications protocol and interface has been created for solid state drives to enable much faster data access and to reduce data latency? p. 307

a. Serial Advance Technology Attachment (SATA)

b. Non-volatile Memory Express (NVMe)

c. Small Computer System Interface (SCSI)

d. Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)

b. Non-volatile Memory Express (NVMe)

18

In the Windows Backup window, what type of backup item option creates a binary image of the operating system and all files that can be used for a full restore? p. 315

a. System state

b. System reserved

c. Whole system

d. Bare metal recovery

d. Bare metal recovery

19

In the Windows Backup window, what information is covered by a backup including "system state" data? p. 315

a. Operating system and boot files, and extra components such as roles and features installed.

b. Operating system only.

c. Operating system and boot files only.

d. The Boot and Recovery volumes.

a. Operating system and boot files, and extra components such as roles and features installed.

20

What statement regarding the Windows Server Backup tool is NOT accurate? p. 312

a. The Windows Server Backup tool only backs up to NTFS and not FAT volumes.

b. The Windows Server Backup tool can't restore backups made from pre-Windows Server 2008 that use ntbackup.exe.

c. The Windows Server Backup tool can't perform a backup to an external drive.

d. The Windows Server Backup tool can't perform a backup to a tape.

c. The Windows Server Backup tool can't perform a backup to an external drive.

21

When using Windows Server 2016 Device Specific Module (DSM), what configuration model allows you to cycle through functional paths in order? p. 311

a. Failback

b. Dynamic Least Queue Depth

c. Weighted Path

d. Round Robin

d. Round Robin

22

When using GPT disk partitions, the size is limited only by the operating system, rather than any physical limit. p. 287

a. True

b. False

a. True

23

When using Windows Server 2016, you are limited to a maximum of 26 mounted drives. p. 297

a. True

b. False

b. False

24

Converting from a basic disk to a dynamic disk wipes all data from the disk's volumes. p. 296

a. True

b. False

b. False

25

Using a RAID array, regardless of the level, ensures that you no longer have to do backups. p. 303

a. True

b. False

b. False

26

What are the two disk storage types supported by Windows Server 2016 and how do they differ? p. 286

  • Basic disks: traditional disk management techniques; contains primary partitions, extended partitions, and logical drives
  • Dynamic disks: does not use traditional partitioning; more flexibility than basic disks so there is virtually no restriction on the number of volumes on one disk
27

What is the difference between a full backup, incremental backup, and a custom backup in Windows Server 2016? p. 313

  • Full backup: Backup of entire system including all system, program, & data files
  • Incremental backup: Only backs up files that are new or updated
  • Custom backup: Enables you to configure a file-by-file back up to only back up specific data
28

What are the three basic RAID levels that Microsoft supports, and how does each differ? p. 304-305

  • RAID level 0: Striping with no other redundancy features; not usually recommended, no fault tolerance, but fast.
  • RAID level 1: Simple disk mirroring, uses 2 hard disks, boot and system files can be placed, more expensive than 5
  • RAID level 5: Striping, error correction, checksum verification. From 3 to 32 hard disks, requires more memory than 1,
29

What is the difference between an MBR disk and a GPT disk? p. 287

  • MBR disk: Located in first sector & track of hard disk, has startup info about partitions and how to access the disk
  • GPT disk: Newer way to partition disks without the same limits on number of partitions as with MBR, stores info in each partition
30

What is the difference between a volume and a partition? p. 286

  • Volume: Logical designation of disk storage, may consist of more than one partition
  • Partition: Physical designation of disk storage
31

What is the difference between a simple volume and a spanned volume? p. 291

  • Simple volume: A portion of a disk or entire disk that is set up as a dynamic disk.
  • Spanned volume: Stored on 2 to 32 dynamic disks that are treated as one volume. Filled with data sequentially.