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Basic Networking Questions CompTIA A+ And Network+ Certification Practice

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This is a collection of "Basic" test questions for anyone preparing for the CompTIA A+ or Network+ certification. You should get atleast 80% to fell prepared for the actual CompTIA exam. Many will most likely get a 100% which means they definitly did their home work.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which command will display the assigned IP address of a network adpater installed on a Windows XP system?
    • A. 

      Ipadapter/all

    • B. 

      WinIP

    • C. 

      Ipconfig

    • D. 

      Configip

    • E. 

      Winip/all

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The computer is configured with a static IP address.

    • B. 

      The computer is using a dial-up modem.

    • C. 

      The computer is being used as an Internet shared connection host.

    • D. 

      The computer is configured for DHCP and cannot connect to the DHCP server.

    • E. 

      The computer has been configurd to work with a Linux system.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Token ring

    • B. 

      Broadcast

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Open Link

    • E. 

      VPN

  • 4. 
    Which wireless standard is designed for a maximum data tranfer rate of 11 Mb?
    • A. 

      Bluetooth

    • B. 

      IEEE 802.11b

    • C. 

      IEEE 802.11g

    • D. 

      IEEE 802.6

    • E. 

      IEEE 802.11a

  • 5. 
    Which two are examples of wireless encryption? (Select two answers.)
    • A. 

      VPN

    • B. 

      PPP

    • C. 

      WEP

    • D. 

      WPA

    • E. 

      MAC

  • 6. 
    Which item is an example of a physical network address?
    • A. 

      IP address

    • B. 

      MAC address

    • C. 

      Workstation name

    • D. 

      Www.proprofs.com

    • E. 

      [email protected]

  • 7. 
    Which are the default settings for a Windows XP computer network adapter?
    • A. 

      DHCP and configured as part of a workgroup.

    • B. 

      DHCP and configured as a part of a domain.

    • C. 

      Static IP address and configured as part of aworkgroup.

    • D. 

      Static IP address and configured as part of a domain.

    • E. 

      There is no default settings for a Windows XP network adapter card.

  • 8. 
    What does the term "Map Network Drive" mean?
    • A. 

      Divide the host HDD into memory locations.

    • B. 

      Create a shortcut to a network location.

    • C. 

      Trace the path to the local area network gateway.

    • D. 

      Send instructions to a user to access the remote local area network.

    • E. 

      A schematic drawing of all network adapter locations on the network system.

  • 9. 
    Which is the best example of a secure password?
    • A. 

      Mysecretpassword

    • B. 

      MySpecialPa$$w0rd

    • C. 

      Xyz

    • D. 

      Keep this place private

    • E. 

      Password12345

  • 10. 
    What icon is used to identify a shared folder?
    • A. 

      An open hand palm up.

    • B. 

      Two folder icons side by side.

    • C. 

      Folder icon in green.

    • D. 

      Folder icon in red.

    • E. 

      You cannot tell if a folder is shared by looking at the icon.

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      HTTPS

    • B. 

      FTP

    • C. 

      RADIUS

    • D. 

      DNS

    • E. 

      DHCP

  • 12. 
    What is the purpose of a DNS server?
    • A. 

      To resolve MAC addresses to NetBIOS names.

    • B. 

      To resolve domain names to IP addresses.

    • C. 

      To resolve host names to NetBuie names.

    • D. 

      To resolve IP addresses to MAC address.

  • 13. 
    What is the default name of the folder used by Win dows Vista operating system to share documents, downloads, music, pictures, videos and recorded TV?
    • A. 

      Media

    • B. 

      Private

    • C. 

      MyShares

    • D. 

      Public

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      Peer group

    • B. 

      Client/Server

    • C. 

      Client group

    • D. 

      Ad hoc

  • 15. 
    What is the default workgroup name for a computer running Windows XP professional?
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      Home

    • C. 

      Workgroup

    • D. 

      Netgroup

  • 16. 
    How does a computer connect to a HPNA network?
    • A. 

      Each computer uses a wireless connection.

    • B. 

      Each computer uses coaxial cable connection.

    • C. 

      Each computer uses a phone jack.

    • D. 

      Each computer uses a USB cable.

  • 17. 
    What is another name for a wireless security key?
    • A. 

      Passphrase

    • B. 

      Wirelessphrase.

    • C. 

      WAPphrase.

    • D. 

      Hexphrase.

  • 18. 
    Which is an example of a MAC address?
    • A. 

      192.168.000.001

    • B. 

      2001:0:4137:9e50:1418:fe9b

    • C. 

      00-1F-E2-57-DD-A6

    • D. 

      00010001:01100110:11110000:01010000

  • 19. 
    Which type or connecter is commonly used for CAT6 cable?
    • A. 

      RJ11

    • B. 

      RJ45

    • C. 

      BNC

    • D. 

      SC

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Ipconfig

    • B. 

      Xpconfig

    • C. 

      Configsys

    • D. 

      Sysconfig