CompTIA A+ Question I-86

An employee wants to work more efficiently from home. The IT manager suggests the employee consider purchasing a device that will allow use of monitor and input devices with the work laptop. Which of the following devices is MOST suitable for this purpose?

A. Docking station
B. Set-top box
C. KVM switch
D. USB hub

Correct Answer: A

CompTIA A+ Question I-64

Peter, a user, has a new slim profile laptop and is in need of additional USB ports. He has also requested FireWire connection capabilities which his laptop does not provide. Which of the following would BEST fit the specifications Peter has provided?

A. A docking station
B. An external USB hub
C. A USB to FireWire converter
D. A cable lock

Correct Answer: A

CompTIA A+ Question I-86

A laptop user has asked a technician to purchase a device that allows for central connection of multiple external devices. The user is cost-sensitive, so they would like a device that does not provide power to the laptop during usage. Which of the following items would BEST fit the user’s needs?

A. Docking Station
B. Parallel Port Selector
C. Port Replicator
D. Ethernet Hub

Correct Answer: C

CompTIA A+ Question I-51

A customer is reporting that after removing a laptop from the docking station and bringing it home, the cursor occasionally jumps around the screen while the customer is typing. Which of the following should the technician do to mitigate this issue?

A. Disable the touch pad on the laptop
B. Install new keyboard drivers for the laptop
C. Install new drivers for the docking station
D. Disable the keyboard on the laptop

Correct Answer: A

CompTIA A+ Question I-20

A docking station differentiates itself from other laptop peripherals in which of the following ways?

A. It allows the connection of external hard drives.
B. It adds additional ports and connections.
C. It allows for an external monitor to be connected.
D. It allows the laptop to be securely locked.

Correct Answer: B

CompTIA A+ Question I-71

Which of the following is a MAIN difference between a laptop docking station and a laptop port replicator?

A. Docking stations provide power to the laptop
B. Port replicators plug into a special connector
C. Docking stations plug into a USB connection
D. Port replicators enable better video sharing

Correct Answer: A

CompTIA A+ Question G-89

Which of the following would MOST likely be found on a docking station versus a port replicator?

A. USB Hub
B. VGA Port
C. PS/2 Slot
D. DVD-ROM

Correct Answer: D

Explanation:
Docking stations have DVD ROM whereas Port replicator has only ports.