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1 A network engineer wants to represent confidential data in binary format. What are the two possible values that the engineer
can use? (Choose two.)
0

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 2 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.3.1 Representing Information Digitally

2 Which protocol is used to transfer files among network devices and perform file-management functions?
DNS

FTP

HTML

HTTP

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.2.3 FTP Clients and Servers

3
Refer to the exhibit. A user on host A sends an e-mail to the user on host B. Which type of message does host A send?
broadcast

multicast

simulcast

unicast

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 3.2.7 Message Patterns

4 What are two ways that a user can interact with an operating system shell? (Choose two.)
CLI

OS

GUI

NIC

kernel

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 3 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 2.1.1 Purpose of an Operating System

5 All hosts within a domain receive the same frame that originates from one of the devices. The domain is also bounded by
routers. What type of domain is this?
broadcast

collision

local

multicast
Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.4.4 Broadcast Messaging

6 Which three statements describe an IP address? (Choose three.)


An IP address is known as a logical address.

An IP address uses a 30-bit addressing scheme.

An IP address is found in the Layer 2 header during transmission.

The network portion of an IP address is burned into a network interface card.

An IP address is unique within the same local network.

The network portion of an IP address will be the same for all hosts that are connected to the same local network.

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1, Option 5, and Option 6 are
correct.
correctness of
1 1 point for each correct option. 3
response
0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 3.3.6 Logical Addressing

7 What is a function of the distribution layer in the hierarchical design model?


to provide latency free switching

to organize end devices in small manageable groups

to provide connectivity using the high-speed backbone

to provide connectivity between smaller local networks

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.3.5 Hierarchical Design of Ethernet Networks


 3.3.7 Access and Distribution Layers and Devices

8 For the TCP/IP model for internetwork communication, which statement describes the process for the transition of data from
the internet layer to the network access layer?
An IP packet is encapsulated in a frame.

A TCP segment is placed in an IP packet.

HTML data is encapsulated in a TCP segment.

A frame is placed on the network media as encoded bits.


Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.3.2 Protocol Operation of Sending and Receiving a Message

9 In IP telephony, what is the purpose of a gateway to the PSTN?


to connect IP voice clients to Internet phone service

to create a peer-to-peer connection between two IP voice clients

to map unique names of IP voice endpoints to a client list on a voice server

to allow IP voice clients to communicate with regular analog telephones.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.2.6 Voice Clients and Servers

10 TCP/IP data transmission between the source and destination host is encapsulated in four steps:

A. adds the data-link header and trailer;


B. converts data to bits for transmission;
C. adds the network IP address to the header of the packet;
D. segments the data for end-to-end transport.

What is the correct sequence of these steps?


A, B, C, D
A, D, B, C

B, D, A, C

D, C, A, B

D, C, B, A

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.3.2 Protocol Operation of Sending and Receiving a Message

11

Refer to the graphic. Based on the information that is shown, what statement is true?
This configuration would be commonly found in an ad hoc wireless network.

Any wireless client that is attached to this access point would have the same IP address and SSID.

All wireless devices that are connected to this access point must have an assigned SSID of Academy.
In addition to accepting wireless client requests, this access point must connect to the wired network.

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 3
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 7.2.5 Configuring the Access Point

12 What does the term "attenuation" mean in data communication?


loss of signal strength as distance increases

time for a signal to reach its destination

leakage of signals from one cable pair to another

strengthening of a signal by a networking device

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.5.5 Cable Testing

13 A home user is looking for an ISP connection that provides high speed digital transmission over regular phone lines. What
ISP connection type should be used?
DSL

dial-up

satellite

cell modem

cable modem

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.1.4 Options for Connecting to the ISP

14 Which of the following statements best describes DNS?


DNS servers are used to map an IP address to a physical address.

DNS servers are used to map a name to an IP address.

DNS servers are used to configure logical address information for host computers.

DNS servers are used to translate from private addresses to public addresses.

Max
Observable Description
Value
1 correctness of 2 points for Option 2 2
response 0 points for any other
option

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 6.2.1 Domain Name Service (DNS)

15 Which network design layer provides a connection point for end user devices to the network?
access

core

distribution

network

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.4.1 Access Layer

16 After attaching four PCs to the switch ports, configuring the SSID and setting authentication properties for a small office
network, a technician successfully tests the connectivity of all PCs that are connected to the switch and WLAN. A firewall is
then configured on the device prior to connecting it to the Internet. What type of network device includes all of the describ ed
features?
switch

ISR router

firewall appliance

standalone wireless access point

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.6.3 Multi-function Device

17 Which two statements are true about local applications? (Choose two.)
They run on the network.

An example of a local application is e-mail.

They are accessed from a remote computer.

They are stored on the local hard disk.

They run on the computer where they are installed.

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 4 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.
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 1.1.2 Local and Network Applications

18 What are two examples of peripheral input devices? (Choose two.)


external modem

barcode reader

digital camera

plotter

printer

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 3 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.4.5 Peripheral Devices

19 A home user was successfully browsing the Internet earlier in the day but is now unable to connect. A ping command from
a wireless laptop to a wired PC in the LAN is successful, but the nslookup command fails to resolve a website address. The
user decides to analyze the LEDs on the Linksys router to verify connectivity. Which LED should be of main concern in this
situation?
WLAN LED

power LED

Internet LED

1-4 Ethernet LEDs

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.6.4 Connecting the Linksys Router


 6.2.1 Domain Name Service (DNS)

20 Which portion of the packet does a router use to forward the packet to the destination?
source IP address

user data

destination IP address

control information

destination MAC address

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option
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 3.5.2 Function of Routers

21

Refer to the exhibit. H1 can ping H2, H3, and the Fa0/0 interface of router R1. H2 and H3 but not H1 can ping H4 and H5. What is a
possible cause for the H1 failure?
Router R1 has no route to the destination network.

Switch S1 does not have an IP address configured.

The link between router R1 and switch S2 has failed.

Host H1 does not have a default gateway configured.

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 3.5.3 Default Gateway

22 When are leased lines typically used?


when low bandwidth is required

for home and small business connectivity

when a dedicated digital data line is necessary

as a less expensive option to cable and DSL modem service

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.1.4 Options for Connecting to the ISP

23 A network administrator has been notified that users have experienced problems gaining access to network resources.
What utility could be used to directly query a name server for information on a destination domain?
ping

tracert

netstat

ipconfig

nslookup

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 5
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.2 Software Utilities for Troubleshooting Connectivity

24 Under what circumstance would it be appropriate to use private IP addresses?


for communication between two ISPs

for a network that is directly connected to the Internet

for addresses that are used exclusively within an organization.


for a host with more than one direct connection to the Internet

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.2.2 Public and Private IP Addresses

25 After issuing the ipconfig/all command on a host that has DHCP enabled, a network administrator notes that the output
contains faulty IP configuration information. What is the first step the administrator should take to resolve this issue?
Replace the NIC in the host.

Change the IP address of the DHCP server.

Use static addressing to assign the correct IP address.


Use the release and renew options supported by the ipconfig command.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.3 Troubleshooting Using Ipconfig

26 What is the default subnet mask for an IP address of 64.100.19.14?


255.0.0.0

255.255.0.0

255.255.255.0
255.255.255.255

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.2.1 IP Address Classes and Default Subnet Masks

27 Which three address ranges can be used to depict private IP addresses? (Choose three.)
10.0.0.0 to 10.0.0.255

127.16.0.0 to 127.16.255.255

150.150.0.0 to 150.150.255.255

172.16.1.0 to 172.16.1.255

192.168.22.0 to 192.168.22.255

200.100.50.0 to 200.100.50.255

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1, Option 4, and Option 5 are
correct.
correctness of
1 1 point for each correct option. 3
response
0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 5.2.2 Public and Private IP Addresses

28 For an IP address, what component decides the number of bits that is used to represent the host ID?
default-gateway

host number

network number

subnet mask

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.1.4 How IP Addresses and Subnet Masks Interact

29 What is the purpose of pop-up blocker software?


It detects and removes spyware.

It detects and removes viruses.

It prevents the display of advertisement windows.

It removes unwanted e-mail.


Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.3.1 Common Security Measures

30 What is a service pack?


an access policy

an agreement between a company and a vendor

a piece of code created to fix one specific problem

a collection of patches and updates released by a vendor

a small piece of software designed specifically for security issues

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.3.2 Updates and Patches

31

Refer to the exhibit. The security policy of an organization allows employees to connect to the office intranet from their homes.
Which type of security policy is this?
acceptable use

incident handling

network maintenance

remote access

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 8.3.1 Common Security Measures


32 What is the purpose of creating a DMZ during network firewall implementation?
to create a server security zone accessible only to internal clients

to create a dirty zone that allows all inbound and outbound traffic

to allow for a publicly accessible zone without compromising the internal network

to specify a higher security level than normally required for the internal production network

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.4.2 Using a Firewall

33 Which statement is true concerning stateful packet inspection?


Access is permitted based on IP addresses of the source and destination devices.

Access is permitted based on the MAC addresses of the source and destination devices.

Access is permitted only if the type of application that is attempting to reach the internal host is allowed.

Access is permitted only if it is a legitimate response to a request from an internal host.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.4.1 What is a Firewall?

34

Refer to the exhibit. An educational institution needs to connect PC systems that use private IP addressing to the Internet. They
have multiple systems that need to access the Internet, but were only able to purchase one public IP address. What should be
activated on the Linksys integrated router to achieve this goal?
authentication

DHCP

encryption

firewall

NAT
WEP

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 5
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 5.4.3 Network Address Translation

35 Which adapter card would be required for a PC to exchange information with other PCs on a LAN?
NIC

video card

sound card

internal modem

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.4.3 Adapter Cards

36 What type of computer would most likely use a docking station?


laptop

server

desktop

mainframe

workstation

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.2.3 Portable Devices

37 What two commands can be used to form a new binding if client information does not agree with the DHCP client table?
(Choose two.)
ipconfig /release

ipconfig /all

ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /renew

ipconfig

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 4 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 9.2.3 Troubleshooting Using Ipconfig


 9.3.6 DHCP Issues

38 Some new features are available for the OS that is currently running on a user's PC. What method should be cho sen so that
the user can install these new feature sets?
clean install

multi-boot

upgrade

virtualization

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 2.2.1 OS Installation Methods

39 What is true about a wireless access point that is equipped with an omnidirectional antenna?
concentrates signal in one direction

typically used in bridging applications

radiates the signal equally in all directions

provides the greatest transmission distance of all antenna types that are used by APs

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.2.2 Wireless LAN Components

40 Which device is often configured to act as both a DHCP client and a DHCP server?
home PC

ISP modem

wireless-enabled laptop

integrated services router

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option
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 5.3.2 DHCP Servers

41 A local PC has the correct configuration that is required to access the network. A ping command that is sourced at the PC
does not receive a response from a remote device. Which operating system command might be used to determine where
the connection failed?
netstat

tracert

ipconfig

nslookup

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.5 Troubleshooting Using Tracert

42 What type of cable would be required to connect a Linksys router to a wired PC?
crossover cable

rollover cable

serial cable

straight-through cable

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.6.4 Connecting the Linksys Router


 7.2.5 Configuring the Access Point

43 What data communication technology uses low-power radio waves to transmit data?
copper cable

fiber optic cable

wireless

radio

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.3.3 Measuring Speed, Resolution and Frequency

44 How does a straight-through cable connect two unlike devices?


It connects the receive pins on the first device to the receive pins on the second device.

It connects the transmit pins on the first device to the receive pins on the second device.

It disconnects the transmit pins and uses only the receive pins.

It uses the same pins for transmitting and receiving.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.5.2 UTP Cables

45 When terminating a UTP cable, why is it important to push the wires all the way into the end of the connector?
to allow the cable to endure more stretching or twisting

to ensure good electrical contact

to ensure that the wires are in correct order

to minimize crosstalk

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.5.3 UTP Cable Termination

46 Which two components are configured via software in order for a PC to participate in a network environment? (Choose two.)
MAC address

IP address

kernel

shell

subnet mask

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 2.2.3 Configuring a Computer for the Network

47 A college network administrator is planning a wireless LAN to provide service in the student lounge and outdoor patio. The
requirements include a range of at least 80 meters and a speed of 30 Mb/s. Which wireless LAN standard meets these
requirements?
802.11

802.11a

802.11b

802.11g

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.2.1 Wireless LAN Standards

48 Which two causes of networking problems are related to the physical layer? (Choose two.)
damaged cables and connectors

incorrect addressing

incorrect subnet mask

overheated components

incorrect default gateway

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 4 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 9.2.1 Detecting Physical Problems

49 Because of an increasing number of users, bandwidth per user on a WLAN has decreased to a point where users are
complaining about poor performance. What can be done to improve the user experience?
Increase the AP radio signal strength.

Place the AP in a more central location.

Deploy an external omni-directional antenna.

Reduce the number of devices using each channel.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.3.4 Troubleshooting Radio Problems in a WLAN

50 A network technician suspects that malware on a user PC is opening multiple TCP connections to a specific foreign host
address. Which Windows command line utility can be used to confirm the multiple TCP connections?
ping
netstat

tracert

ipconfig

nslookup

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.6 Troubleshooting Using Netstat


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prohibited.

1 A network engineer wants to represent confidential data in binary format. What are the two possible values that the
engineer can use? (Choose two.)
0

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 2 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.3.1 Representing Information Digitally

2 Which protocol is used to transfer files among network devices and perform file-management functions?
DNS
FTP

HTML

HTTP

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.2.3 FTP Clients and Servers

3 A network administrator wishes to deploy a small network without using static IP addresses on employee workstations.
However, all employees need Internet access. Which two of these services must be configured to meet network
requirements? (Choose two.)
FTP

DHCP

HTTPS

NAT
HTTP

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 4 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 5.3.1 Static and Dynamic Address Assignment


 6.2.1 Domain Name Service (DNS)

4 What are two characteristics of a MAC address? (Choose two.)


It indicates the physical location of the host within the network.

It is dynamically assigned by a DHCP server.

It is displayed in HEX characters.

It is a physical address.

It is cable-based.

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 3 and Option 4 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 3.3.3 Physical Addressing

5 What measurement is commonly used to describe communication speed when transferring data?
bps
cps

Hz

MB

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.3.3 Measuring Speed, Resolution and Frequency

6 Which term is associated with logical addressing?


IP addresses

port addresses

physical addresses

Media Access Control addresses


Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.3.6 Logical Addressing

7 What type of message is sent to a specific group of hosts?


static

unicast

dynamic

multicast

broadcast

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.2.7 Message Patterns

8 TCP/IP data transmission between the source and destination host is de-encapsulated in four steps:

A. The TCP header is removed.


B. Bits are decoded and the destination MAC address is recognized.
C. The IP header is removed and the contents are passed to the next layer.
D. The Ethernet header and trailer are removed.

What is the correct sequence of these steps?


A, B, C, D
A, C, B, D

B, C, D, A

B, D, C, A

C, A, B, D

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.3.2 Protocol Operation of Sending and Receiving a Message

9
Refer to the exhibit. How many additional hosts can be added to the local netw ork?
124

126

252

254

255

256

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 3
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 5.1.4 How IP Addresses and Subnet Masks Interact

10 Which of the following are transport layer protocols of the TCP/IP model? (Choose two.)
FTP

UDP

SMTP

TFTP

TCP

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 6.1.3 TCP and UDP Transport Protocols

11
Refer to the graphic. Assume that the command output is from a wireless DHCP client that is connected to a Linksys
integrated router. What can be deduced from the output?
The wireless connection is good.

The WEP key or SSID needs to be checked.

The DHCP configuration on the router needs to be checked.

The wireless NIC driver or the NIC itself needs to be reinstalled.

Observable Description Max Value


2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.2 Software Utilities for Troubleshooting Connectivity


 9.2.4 Troubleshooting Using Ping

12 What is an advantage of purchasing a custom-built computer?


It is beneficial for less knowledgeable consumers.

The waiting period for assembly is negligible.

The cost is lower compared to a computer that has been preassembled.

The user can specify high-performance components to meet specific needs.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.4.1 Computer System

13 Which type of network supports DHCP and DNS services for network users in a network domain?
client/server

peer-to-peer

hierarchical

ad hoc

Max
Observable Description
Value
1 correctness of 2 points for Option 1 2
response 0 points for any other
option

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 3.1.5 Peer-to-Peer Networks

14 A home user is looking for an ISP connection that provides high speed digital transmission over regular phone lines. Wh at
ISP connection type should be used?
DSL

dial-up

satellite

cell modem

cable modem

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.1.4 Options for Connecting to the ISP

15 Which of the following statements best describes DNS?


DNS servers are used to map an IP address to a physical address.

DNS servers are used to map a name to an IP address.

DNS servers are used to configure logical address information for host computers.

DNS servers are used to translate from private addresses to public addresses.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.2.1 Domain Name Service (DNS)

16 Which two statements are true about local applications? (Choose two.)
They run on the network.

An example of a local application is e-mail.

They are accessed from a remote computer.

They are stored on the local hard disk.

They run on the computer where they are installed.

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 4 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.
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 1.1.2 Local and Network Applications

17 What are two examples of peripheral input devices? (Choose two.)


external modem

barcode reader

digital camera

plotter

printer

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 3 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.4.5 Peripheral Devices

18 Which statement accurately describes what network devices do in the distribution layer of the three layer design model?
They interconnect individual hosts.

They interconnect multiple companies.

They interconnect local network segments.

They interconnect the company network to the ISP.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.5.1 Distribution Layer

19 A network designer is working with a small company to determine the network type best suited to the needs of the company.
Which two characteristics could the designer use to describe a peer-to-peer network to the owner of the company? (Choose
two.)
central administration

easy to install

low cost

scalable

secure

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 3 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.
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 3.1.5 Peer-to-Peer Networks

20

Refer to the exhibit. PC1 sends a data packet to PC4. When the router forwards the data out Fa0/1, what destination MAC address
will the router place in the frame?
0050.0FA9.CB47

0050.E208.A761

0200.5455.4E01

0200.545D.25F7

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 3.5.4 Tables Maintained by Routers

21 What information within a data packet does a router use, by default, to make forwarding decisions?
the destination MAC address

the destination IP address

the destination host name

the destination service requested

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.5.2 Function of Routers

22 Using both an IP address and name, a network technician successfully pings a remote server. However, all attempts to
access a resource on the server fail. What is a possible cause for this failure?
The server is off line.

The DNS server is down.


The requested service is not running.

A route to the server has not been established.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.4 Troubleshooting Using Ping

23 During the process of establishing communications between two hosts, what occurs after a switch finds the destination MAC
address in its MAC address table?
A permanent circuit is established between the source and destination ports.

The switch builds a temporary connection between the source and destination ports.

The switch maps the destination MAC address to a destination IP address before forwarding the frame.
All hosts that are attached to the switch will receive the messages that are passed between the source and destination
ports.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.4.3 Function of Switches

24 What describes the external IP address that is obtained by a router through a cable or DSL modem?
a public address that is obtained from ICANN

a private address that is manually configured by the administrator

a public address that is obtained through DHCP from the ISP

a private address that converts to a public address on the internal LAN

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.4.2 Address Assignment

25 Under what circumstance would it be appropriate to use private IP addresses?


for communication between two ISPs

for a network that is directly connected to the Internet

for addresses that are used exclusively within an organization.

for a host with more than one direct connection to the Internet

Observable Description Max


Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.2.2 Public and Private IP Addresses

26 Which two values represent the network number and default mask for the address 209.165.200.225? (Choose two.)
209.0.0.0

209.165.0.0

209.165.200.0

255.0.0.0

255.255.0.0

255.255.255.0

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 3 and Option 6 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 5.2.1 IP Address Classes and Default Subnet Masks

27 What portion of the destination IP address is used as a packet is routed through the Internet?
subnet mask

host portion

network portion

default gateway address

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.2.3 Unicast, Broadcast and Multicast Addresses

28 Which three addresses belong to the category of private IP addresses? (Choose three.)
10.0.0.1

128.0.0.1

150.0.0.1

172.16.0.1

192.168.31.19

172.168.31.1

Observable Description Max


Value
Option 1, Option 4, and Option 5 are
correct.
correctness of
1 1 point for each correct option. 3
response
0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 5.2.2 Public and Private IP Addresses

29 What is a service pack?


an access policy

an agreement between a company and a vendor

a piece of code created to fix one specific problem

a collection of patches and updates released by a vendor

a small piece of software designed specifically for security issues

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.3.2 Updates and Patches

30 Which wireless protocol is used for encryption?


EAP

Open

PSK

WEP

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.3.4 Encryption on a WLAN

31
Refer to the exhibit. The security policy of an organization allows employees to connect to the office intranet from their homes.
Which type of security policy is this?
acceptable use

incident handling

network maintenance

remote access

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 8.3.1 Common Security Measures

32

Refer to the exhibit. An educational institution needs to connect PC systems that use private IP addressing to the Internet. They
have multiple systems that need to access the Internet, but were only able to purchase one public IP address. What should be
activated on the Linksys integrated router to achieve this goal?
authentication

DHCP

encryption

firewall

NAT

WEP

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 5
1 2
response 0 points for any other option
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 5.4.3 Network Address Translation

33 Which statement is true about packet filtering?


It recognizes and filters specific types of attacks.

It permits access based on IP address.

It is performed from a host network device.

It translates an internal address or group of addresses into a public address that is sent across the network.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.4.1 What is a Firewall?

34 Which wireless authentication method uses the same key for the AP and the client?
EAP

Open

PSK

WEP

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.3.3 Authentication on a WLAN

35 Which adapter card would be required for a PC to exchange information with other PCs on a LAN?
NIC

video card

sound card

internal modem

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.4.3 Adapter Cards

36 Which type of computer has an integrated mouse?


desktop

laptop

mainframe

server

pocket PC

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.2.3 Portable Devices

37 What component of a personal computer is responsible for the processing of all data?
RAM

CPU

firewall
system bus

operating system

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.4.2 Motherboard, CPU, and RAM

38 What must be identical on all devices in a WLAN for successful wireless communication between the devices?
SSID

antenna type

network mode

wireless NIC driver

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.2.3 WLANs and the SSID

39 Some new features are available for the OS that is currently running on a user's PC. What method should be chosen so that
the user can install these new feature sets?
clean install

multi-boot
upgrade

virtualization

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 2.2.1 OS Installation Methods

40 How does a crossover cable connect two routers?


It connects the pins that are used for receiving on one router to the pins that are used for receiving on the other router.
It connects the pins that are used for transmitting on one router to the pins that are used for receiving on the other
router.
It disconnects the transmit pins and uses only the receive pins.

It uses the same pins for transmitting and receiving.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.5.2 UTP Cables

41 A local PC has the correct configuration that is required to access the network. A ping command that is sourced at the PC
does not receive a response from a remote device. Which operating system command might be used to determine where
the connection failed?
netstat
tracert

ipconfig

nslookup

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.5 Troubleshooting Using Tracert

42 What is the name for the contract between a customer and an ISP that specifies requirements for uptime and service
response time?
DSL

IAB

NAP

SLA
Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.1.5 ISP Levels of Service

43 What is the purpose of the ipconfig /release command?


It forces a client to give up its current IP address.

It forces a client to give up its current MAC address.

It forces the client to clear all the MAC address to IP address associations it has learned.

It shows the current IP configuration on the client.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.3.6 DHCP Issues

44

Refer to the exhibit. Which statement is true based on the configuration shown?
Multiple modes of encryption are configured on this device.

Both 802.11b and 802.11g hosts can connect to this device.

All APs in the WLAN will allow wireless connections via channel 6.

The network name must be entered on a host computer before the host connects to this network.

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 2
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 7.2.5 Configuring the Access Point

45 What is an advantage of selecting an operating system that has a GPL license over one with a commercial license?
The GPL license-based operating system ensures that everyone can participate in the enhancement of the product.

The GPL license-based operating system implements a structured development life cycle.

The GPL license-based operating system prevents modification of the source code.

The GPL license-based operating system provides structured support.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 2.1.2 Operating System Requirements

46 A college network administrator is planning a wireless LAN to provide service in the student lounge and outdoor patio. The
requirements include a range of at least 80 meters and a speed of 30 Mb/s. Which wireless LAN standard meets these
requirements?
802.11

802.11a

802.11b

802.11g

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.2.1 Wireless LAN Standards

47

Refer to the exhibit. A ping command that was initiated from the local PC to the file server at IP address 209.165.201.5 succeeded.
However, a ping that was initiated from the file server to the local PC was unsuccessful. What could cause the ping command that
was initiated from file server to fail?
The file server is down.

The integrated router has failed.

NAT has been enabled on the integrated router.


A security measure is blocking access that initiates from the server.

The DSL modem failed to provide an IP address for the local PC.

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 9.3.7 Troubleshooting the ISR to ISP Connection

48 What two pieces of information should a help desk technician document while troubleshooting connectivity issues with an
end user? (Choose two.)
the CPU clock speed of the computer

the number of network jacks that are in the room

if the user can ping the default gateway address

if the word processing software is installed correctly

whether the PC uses dynamic or static IP addressing

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 3 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 9.4.3 Using the Helpdesk

49 Which two causes of networking problems are related to the physical layer? (Choose two.)
disconnected cables

improper operation of cooling fans


incorrect MAC address

incorrect default gateway

incorrect subnet mask

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 2 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 9.2.1 Detecting Physical Problems

50 A user has reported a failure to connect to the network. Based on similar calls from other users in the same location, the
network technician starts troubleshooting by entering the ipconfig command on the user computer. Which troubleshooting
technique is the technician using?
top-down

bottom-up

substitution
divide-and-conquer

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.1.3 Approaches to Troubleshooting


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1 As an assignment, a computer science student needs to present data in binary format. What are the two possible values
that the student can use? (Choose two.)
0

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 2 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.3.1 Representing Information Digitally

2 Which protocol is used to transfer files among network devices and perform file-management functions?
DNS

FTP

HTML

HTTP

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.2.3 FTP Clients and Servers

3 A computer joins the network and announces itself to all hosts on the LAN. What type of message does the computer send
out?
broadcast

simulcast

multicast

unicast
Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.2.7 Message Patterns

4 Which term is associated with logical addressing?


IP addresses

port addresses

physical addresses

Media Access Control addresses

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.3.6 Logical Addressing

5 Which two transport layer protocols enable hosts to communicate and transfer data? (Choose two.)
DHCP

ICMP

IP

TCP

UDP

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 4 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 6.1.3 TCP and UDP Transport Protocols

6 Which protocol in its default configuration downloads e-mail messages to the client computer and deletes them from the
server?
FTP

POP3

SMTP

IMAP4

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.2.4 Email Clients and Servers

7 Which two automatic addressing assignments are supported by DHCP? (Choose two.)
local server address

subnet mask

default gateway address

physical address of the recipient

physical address of the sender

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 3 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 5.3.1 Static and Dynamic Address Assignment

8 What are two characteristics of a MAC address? (Choose two.)


It indicates the physical location of the host within the network.

It is dynamically assigned by a DHCP server.

It is displayed in HEX characters.

It is a physical address.

It is cable-based.

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 3 and Option 4 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 3.3.3 Physical Addressing

9 What is the function of the DNS server?


It assigns IP addresses to clients.

It accepts HTTP requests from clients.

It maps a hostname to a corresponding IP address.

It manages the domain that clients are assigned to.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option
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 6.2.1 Domain Name Service (DNS)

10 What destination port number would be used if a client wished to establish a secure connection to a web server?
21

53

80

443

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 6.2.2 Web Clients and Servers

11 What does the term "attenuation" mean in data communication?


loss of signal strength as distance increases

time for a signal to reach its destination

leakage of signals from one cable pair to another

strengthening of a signal by a networking device

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.5.5 Cable Testing

12 Which type of network supports DHCP and DNS services for network users in a network domain?
client/server

peer-to-peer

hierarchical

ad hoc

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.1.5 Peer-to-Peer Networks

13 What are two examples of peripheral input devices? (Choose two.)


external modem

barcode reader

digital camera

plotter

printer

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 3 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.4.5 Peripheral Devices

14

Refer to the exhibit. If H4 sends a message to H1 and the destination MAC address is in the MAC table for both Switch1 and
Switch2, which host devices will receive the message?
only H1

hosts H1 and H4

all hosts that are connected to Switch1

all hosts that are connected to Switch1 and Switch2

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 1
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 3.4.3 Function of Switches

15 A network designer is working with a small company to determine the network type best suited to the needs of the company.
Which two characteristics could the designer use to describe a peer-to-peer network to the owner of the company? (Choose
two.)
central administration

easy to install

low cost
scalable

secure

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 3 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 3.1.5 Peer-to-Peer Networks

16 What statement describes the filtering of traffic via the use of Stateful Packet Inspection?
It recognizes and filters predefined URLs

It permits access that is based on the application.

It permits access based on IP or MAC addresses.

It permits incoming packets that are legitimate responses to requests from internal hosts.

It translates an internal address or group of addresses into a public address that is sent across the network.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.4.1 What is a Firewall?

17 Which two statements are true about network applications? (Choose two.)
Microsoft Word is an example of a network application.

Network applications are accessible from a remote computer.

Network applications are installed on a special type of computer that supports only network applications.

Network applications are installed on a network server.

Network applications are accessible by one computer at a time.

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 4 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.1.2 Local and Network Applications

18 Which network entity would most likely be configured as both a DHCP client and a DHCP server?
ISP

desktop PC

wireless laptop
PC-based server

integrated services home router

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 5
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.3.2 DHCP Servers

19 What is one purpose of using logical addresses in an IP network?


They identify a specific NIC on a host device by assigning a permanent logical address.

They are used to determine which host device accepts the frame.

They provide vendor-specific information about the host.

They are used to determine the network that the host is located on.

They are used by switches to make forwarding decisions.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.3.6 Logical Addressing

20 A network technician is required to provide access to the Internet for a large company. What is needed to accomplish this
task?
ISP

private IP addresses for each host

static IP addresses for each host

DHCP server

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.1.2 Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

21
Refer to the exhibit. A new switch is connected to an existing switch that has a fully populated MAC table. PC1 requires the
destination MAC address of PC3 in order to send a message. Which device or devices will see the ARP sent by PC1?
only PC3

PC2 and PC3

PC3 and PC4

PC2, PC3 and PC4

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 3.4.3 Function of Switches

22 What is one function of network devices in the distribution layer of a hierarchical network design?
They control the traffic between independent local networks.

They control the traffic between individual hosts.

They control the traffic between multiple companies.

They switch data packets as fast as possible.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 3.5.1 Distribution Layer

23 What are two advantages of purchasing a custom-built computer? (Choose two.)


usually a lower cost

no waiting period for assembly

user can specify higher performance components

supports higher-end graphics and gaming applications

fewer components to replace

Max
Observable Description
Value
1 correctness of Option 3 and Option 4 are correct. 2
response 1 point for each correct option.
0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 1.4.1 Computer System

24 What is the default subnet mask for the IP address 128.107.23.10?


255.0.0.0

255.255.0.0

255.255.255.0

255.255.255.255

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.2.1 IP Address Classes and Default Subnet Masks

25 Under what circumstance would it be appropriate to use private IP addresses?


for communication between two ISPs

for a network that is directly connected to the Internet

for addresses that are used exclusively within an organization.

for a host with more than one direct connection to the Internet

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 5.2.2 Public and Private IP Addresses

26 After issuing the ipconfig/all command on a host that has DHCP enabled, a network administrator notes that the output
contains faulty IP configuration information. What is the first step the administrator should take to resolve this issue?
Replace the NIC in the host.

Change the IP address of the DHCP server.

Use static addressing to assign the correct IP address.


Use the release and renew options supported by the ipconfig command.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.2.3 Troubleshooting Using Ipconfig

27 Which two values represent the network number and default mask for the address 209.165.200.225? (Choose two.)
209.0.0.0

209.165.0.0

209.165.200.0

255.0.0.0

255.255.0.0

255.255.255.0

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 3 and Option 6 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 5.2.1 IP Address Classes and Default Subnet Masks

28 How do ISPs obtain public IP addresses?


They create the addresses themselves.

They obtain the addresses from the home PCs.

They obtain the addresses from the Internet registry.

They obtain the addresses from the RFC.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.2.1 Importance of the Internet Protocol (IP)

29 What is the purpose of pop-up blocker software?


It detects and removes spyware.

It detects and removes viruses.

It prevents the display of advertisement windows.

It removes unwanted e-mail.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.3.1 Common Security Measures


30

Refer to the exhibit. The security policy of an organization allows employees to connect to the office intranet from their homes.
Which type of security policy is this?
acceptable use

incident handling

network maintenance

remote access

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 8.3.1 Common Security Measures

31

Refer to the exhibit. An educational institution needs to connect PC systems that use private IP addressing to the Internet. They
have multiple systems that need to access the Internet, but were only able to purchase one public IP address. What should be
activated on the Linksys integrated router to achieve this goal?
authentication

DHCP

encryption

firewall

NAT

WEP

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 5
1 2
response 0 points for any other option
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 5.4.3 Network Address Translation

32 What wireless technology has the ability to communicate with many devices at the same time, makes use of the 2.4 GHz
band, and is limited to low-speed, short-range communications?
RF

ISM

infrared

Bluetooth

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.1.1 Wireless Technologies and Devices

33 What is the purpose of creating a DMZ during network firewall implementation?


to create a server security zone accessible only to internal clients

to create a dirty zone that allows all inbound and outbound traffic

to allow for a publicly accessible zone without compromising the internal network

to specify a higher security level than normally required for the internal production network

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 8.4.2 Using a Firewall

34

Refer to the exhibit. A PC is requesting a web page from a server on the Internet through a router running NAT. What combination
of destination IP address and destination port number will the web server use when replying to this request?
64.100.15.2, 38459

64.100.15.2, 49159

172.16.4.6, 38459

172.16.4.6, 49159

Observable Description Max Value


1 correctness of 2 points for Option 1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 5.4.3 Network Address Translation

35 Which adapter card would be required for a PC to exchange information with other PCs on a LAN?
NIC

video card

sound card

internal modem

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.4.3 Adapter Cards

36 What component of a personal computer is responsible for the processing of all data?
RAM

CPU

firewall

system bus

operating system

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.4.2 Motherboard, CPU, and RAM

37 What type of computer would most likely use a docking station?


laptop

server

desktop

mainframe

workstation

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 1
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 1.2.3 Portable Devices

38 What two commands can be used to form a new binding if client information does not agree with the DHCP client table?
(Choose two.)
ipconfig /release

ipconfig /all

ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /renew

ipconfig

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 1 and Option 4 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 9.2.3 Troubleshooting Using Ipconfig


 9.3.6 DHCP Issues

39

Refer to the exhibit. Assume that the exhibited output is from a host that is connected to a Linksys integrated router. What is
the first thing that should be checked if using a bottom-up troubleshooting approach?
the default gateway on the host

the IP address on the host

the IP address on the router

the link status LED on the front of the router

the subnet mask on the host

Observable Description Max Value


2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.3.6 DHCP Issues

40 How does a crossover cable make it possible for two "like devices" (for example, two switches) to communicate?
The transmit pins are disconnected and only the receive pins are used.

The transmit pins on one device are connected to the transmit pins on the other device.
The receive pins on one device are connected to the receive pins on the other device.

The transmit pins on one device are connected to the receive pins on the other device.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.5.2 UTP Cables

41 What is true about a wireless access point that is equipped with an omnidirectional antenna?
concentrates signal in one direction

typically used in bridging applications

radiates the signal equally in all directions

provides the greatest transmission distance of all antenna types that are used by APs

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.2.2 Wireless LAN Components

42

Refer to the graphic. What is the purpose of assigning a Network Name of Academy?
It identifies the wireless LAN.

It translates IP addresses into easy-to-remember domain names.

It encrypts data between the wireless client and the access point.

It allows access to the AP configuration GUI by name rather than address.

It translates an internal address or group of addresses into an outside, public address.

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 1
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 7.2.5 Configuring the Access Point

43 For devices that do not autosense, which connection requires a crossover cable?
hub port to router port

PC to hub port

PC to switch port

PC port to PC port

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 4.5.2 UTP Cables

44 The area covered by a single AP is known as what?


ad-hoc network

basic service set

independent basic service set

extended service set


distribution system

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 2
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 7.2.3 WLANs and the SSID

45

Refer to the exhibit. A small office uses an ISR to provide connectivity for both wired and wireless computers. One day, a sales
person who is using a laptop cannot connect to Server1 through the wireless network. A network technician attempts to determine
if the problem is on the wireless or the wired network. The technician pings successfully from the wireless laptop to the def ault
gateway IP address on the ISR. What should be the next troubleshooting step?
Ping from the laptop to PC1.
Ping from Server1 to PC1.

Ping from Server1 to its gateway IP address.

Ping from the laptop to the Ethernet port on the cable modem.

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 3
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 9.3.1 Connectivity Issues

46

Refer to the exhibit. What is the effect of setting the security mode to WEP on the Linksys integrated router?
WEP identifies the wireless LAN.

WEP allows the access point to inform clients of its presence.

WEP translates IP addresses into easy-to-remember domain names.

WEP encrypts data between the wireless client and the access point.

WEP ensures that only authenticated users are allowed access to the WLAN.

WEP translates an internal address or group of addresses into an outside, public address.

Observable Description Max Value


correctness of 2 points for Option 4
1 2
response 0 points for any other option

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 7.3.4 Encryption on a WLAN

47 Which two IP configuration components does the computer use to identify its subnetwork? (Choose two.)
default gateway

IP address

MAC address

DNS server address

subnet mask

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 2 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 2.2.3 Configuring a Computer for the Network

48 What two pieces of information should a help desk technician document while troubleshooting connectivity issues with an
end user? (Choose two.)
the CPU clock speed of the computer

the number of network jacks that are in the room

if the user can ping the default gateway address

if the word processing software is installed correctly

whether the PC uses dynamic or static IP addressing

Max
Observable Description
Value
Option 3 and Option 5 are correct.
correctness of 1 point for each correct option.
1 2
response 0 points if more options are selected
than required.

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 9.4.3 Using the Helpdesk

49 Because of an increasing number of users, bandwidth per user on a WLAN has decreased to a point where users are
complaining about poor performance. What can be done to improve the user experience?
Increase the AP radio signal strength.

Place the AP in a more central location.

Deploy an external omni-directional antenna.

Reduce the number of devices using each channel.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 4
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.3.4 Troubleshooting Radio Problems in a WLAN

50 A user in a small office is unable to connect to the Internet. The user examines the physical connections to the ISR, a
Linksys WRT300N, and notices a solid green LED on the port that is wired to the computer. What does the LED indicate
about the current state of the port?
The ISR is making adjustments to the port.

The device is plugged in and traffic is flowing.

The computer is plugged in but no traffic is flowing.

The ISR does not detect that the computer is plugged in.

Max
Observable Description
Value
2 points for Option 3
correctness of
1 0 points for any other 2
response
option

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 9.3.2 LED Indicators