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1 A user tries to open a page on the web server at

The user’s workstatio

does not have the destination IP address in order to encapsulate the request. Which
network topology will provide the services that are required to associate the name of t
web server with an IP address?
2. What measurement is commonly used to describe communication speed
when transferring data?

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


4. 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
Refer to the exhibit. Which option correctly represents the encapsulation of a
packet that is sent by Host1 to the web server?

6. 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.
7. What is the purpose of TCP?
to manage data links and physical network k transmissions
to specify the format of requests and responses that are exchanged
between the client and server
to assign the logical address and encapsulate the request into packets for
routing to the destination
to provide flow control and acknowledgment of packets that are
exchanged between the client and server
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

8. Which statement correctly describes the function of ARP?

ARP is used by the switches on the network to build their MAC tables.
ARP is used by the routers on the network to build their routing tables.
ARP is used by hosts to resolve a host name to an IP address for the
destination host.
ARP is used by hosts to resolve an IP address to a MAC address for the
destination host

9. What is an ISP?
It is a standards body that develops cabling and wiring standards for
It is a protocol that establishes how computers within a local network
It is an organization that enables individuals and businesses to connect
to the Internet.
It is a networking device that combines the functionality of several
different networking devices in one.
10. What is the function of CSMA/CA on a wireless Ethernet network?
to prevent collisions
to broadcast messages
to select the least congested channel
to establish an ACK between devices

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

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

14. 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 described
switch ISR router firewall appliance standalone wireless access

15. What are two examples of peripheral output devices? (Choose two.)
barcode reader
digital camera
external DVD

16. Which network design layer provides hosts with initial connectivity to the

Refer to the exhibit. 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 DHCP configuration on the router needs to be verified.
The WEP key or SSID needs to be verified.
The wireless connection is operational.
The wireless NIC driver or the NIC itself needs to be reinstalled.

18. 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


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

20 What advantage does a peer-to-peer network have over a client-server

It increases security. It increases scalability. It produces a higher
performance for hosts. It eliminates the need for centralized

21. 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

22. Which IP address type is intended for a specific host?


23. What is the default subnet mask for the IP address

24. 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.
24. Which three addresses belong to the category of private IP addresses?
(Choose three.)
26. 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.
27. Which wireless protocol is used for encryption?

28. Which service will translate private internal IP addresses into Internet
routable public IP addresses?
29. Which type of network attack occurs when an unauthorized person tries
to persuade a user to share a network user ID and password?

brute force denial of service data manipulation social


30. A network administrator is setting up an application filtering firewall.

Company security policy states that FTP sessions that are coming from the
Internet and use the standard FTP port must be blocked. Which TCP/UDP port
must the administrator block on the firewall to be in compliance?
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31. How does a DMZ enhance network security for an organization?

blocks viruses and spyware
restricts internal user access to prohibited Internet sites
allows external customer access to designated internal resources
removes suspicious attachments from incoming and outgoing e-mail

32. 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.
33. Which picture shows a USB port on a PC?
34. 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

35. What type of computer would most likely use a docking station?
36. 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
37. When would infrared be used to connect network devices?
when connecting multiple host devices to a wireless access point
when synchronizing a PC with a PDA that is in line of sight
when connecting a PC to a network switch that is located in another room
when updating two access points that are located in separate buildings

Refer to the exhibit. What is a possible reason that the PC is unable to ping
the default gateway IP address?
The PC is on a different network than the default gateway.
A straight-through cable should be used to connect the switches.
A straight-through cable should be used to connect the PC to the switch.
Because the correct cable types are used for each segment, a bad cable
could be the problem.
39. What is a weakness of WEP that is solved by WPA?
WEP is a proprietary standard whereas WPA is an open standard.
WEP keys are only 64 bits long whereas WPA keys are 128 bits long.
WEP uses the same key for every connection whereas WPA uses a
different key for each connection.
WEP uses a fixed length key for every connection whereas WPA uses a
different key length for each connection.
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.

Refer to the graphic. What is the purpose of assigning a Network Name of

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.
42. 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?
43. 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.
44. What is a characteristic of Bluetooth wireless technology?
It allows one-to-many connections.
It operates in the 5GHz radio frequency band.
It is unable to penetrate walls with a useable signal.
It can be used for communications beyond 100 meters.

45. What destination IP address does a DHCP client use to send the initial
DHCP Discover packet when looking for a DHCP server?
the IP address of the default gateway
46. 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
47. 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 -

48. Which troubleshooting technique can be used to quickly restore user

functionality without having to spend much time identifying the exact
top-down bottom-up substitution -- trial and error

Refer to the exhibit. The wired and wireless hosts can connect to each other
but not to the Internet. All cabling and interface indicator lights appear to be
in order. What is the most effective next step in a bottom-up troubleshooting
Verify DNS configurations
Verify the default gateway configurations -
Verify that the wireless settings are correct
Verify that wired and wireless components are on the same network.

50. In an attempt to verify connectivity, a user issues the ping command to

a device that is not on the local network. The ping is unsuccessful. What can
be determined from this result?
The default gateway is misconfigured.
The patch cable on the host station is faulty.
The router between the host and destination is faulty
Further troubleshooting will be required to reach a definite conclusion.