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VPN Quick Test

1) VPN stands for
a) Virtual Public Network b) Virtual Private Network c) Virtual Protocol Network d) Virtual Perimeter Network

2) What is the main benefit of VPNs compared to dedicated networks utilizing frame relay, leased lines, and traditional dial-up?
a) Better network performance b) Less downtime on average c) Reduced cost d) Improved security

3) VPNs save money by
a) Reducing the need for leased lines b) Reducing the need for long distance telephone calls c) Reducing the need for modem pools and remote access servers d) All of the above

4) What is the relationship between a VPN and an extranet?
a) Some extranets are VPNs; some VPNs are extranets b) Some extranets are VPNs; all VPNs are extranets c) VPNs and extranets are the same type of network d) VPNs are unrelated to extranets

5) In VPNs, the term "tunnelling" refers to?
a) An optional feature that increases network performance when turned on b) The encapsulation of packets inside packets of a different protocol to create and maintain the virtual circuit c) The method a system administrator uses to detect hackers on the network d) A marketing strategy to sell VPN products cheaply in return for expensive service contracts

6) Which of the following are VPN tunnelling protocols?
a) PPTP b) IPSec c) L2TP d) all of the above

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VPNs cannot be configured b) Firewalls block messages. VPNs open pathways for messages c) Firewalls are a new type of VPN d) No difference between firewalls and VPNs exists 10) What network port does PPTP use to establish communication? a) 25/udp b) 25/tcp c) 1723/udp d) 1723/tcp 11) What IP network protocol type do PPTP ports use to tunnel data? a) 47/tcp b) 47/ip c) 110/tcp d) 110/ip 12) Which approach to VPNs is the best one? a) VPN-specific gateway device b) Router-based c) Firewall-based d) Software only http://www.7) PPTP stands for? a) Point to Point Tunnelling Protocol b) Place to Place Tunnelling Protocol c) Private Protocol Transfer Process d) Pretty Pointless Traffic Producer 8) Service level agreements (SLAs) made with VPN service providers most commonly a) Guarantee a certain level of performance b) Guarantee that hackers will not penetrate the virtual network c) Guarantee a certain level of availability (uptime) d) None of the above 9) What is the difference between VPNs and firewalls? a) Firewalls are user-configurable.com/2008/05/13/what-is-virtual-private-network-vpn/ 2 of 2 .networkingreviews.