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Linux+ Networking Chapter 14

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Linux+ Networking Chapter 14

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  • 1. 
    A subnet mask is used to differentiate the host portion from the network portion in a TCP/IP address. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    When logging in to an FTP server as the anonymous user, what password is usually used?
    • A. 

      The user’s normal network password

    • B. 

      The password stored in /etc/ftp/pap-secrets

    • C. 

      The password for the user account on the FTP server

    • D. 

      The user’s e-mail address

  • 3. 
    Which networking service lets you mount directories from another Linux computer on the network to a mount point on your computer?
    • A. 

      NIS

    • B. 

      NFS

    • C. 

      SMB

    • D. 

      FTP

  • 4. 
    The /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory holds files that contain configuration information about NICs, ISDN, and PPP connections. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which file stores the TCP/IP addresses of the DNS servers used to resolve host names?
    • A. 

      /etc/hosts

    • B. 

      /etc/host.conf

    • C. 

      /etc/resolve

    • D. 

      /etc/resolv.conf

  • 6. 
    Which command do you type to exit the FTP utility?
    • A. 

      Close

    • B. 

      Exit

    • C. 

      Bye

    • D. 

      Done

  • 7. 
    To test DNS configuration by resolving a host name to IP address, which command or commands can you use? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Nslookup hostname

    • B. 

      Dig hostname

    • C. 

      Host hostname

    • D. 

      Resolve hostname

  • 8. 
    Which file holds the methods to be used and the order in which they will be applied for host name resolution?
    • A. 

      /etc/nsswitch.conf

    • B. 

      /etc/resolve.conf

    • C. 

      /etc/hosts

    • D. 

      /etc/dns.conf

  • 9. 
    What are two means available to resolve a host name to the appropriate TCP/IP address? (Choose two answers.)
    • A. 

      DHCP

    • B. 

      DNS

    • C. 

      /etc/hosts

    • D. 

      /etc/resolve.conf

  • 10. 
    A WAN covers a greater geographic area than a LAN. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What devices are used to transfer information from one network to another?
    • A. 

      Routers

    • B. 

      LANs

    • C. 

      DNS servers

    • D. 

      DHCP servers

  • 12. 
    Which command can you use to view the TCP/IP configuration on your computer?
    • A. 

      Ipconfig

    • B. 

      Insmod

    • C. 

      Showip

    • D. 

      Ifconfig

  • 13. 
    What is the standard protocol used for communication on the Internet?
    • A. 

      TCP/IP

    • B. 

      IPX

    • C. 

      DLC

    • D. 

      AppleTalk

  • 14. 
    Which utility allows a Linux computer to access shares on a Windows-based computer?
    • A. 

      Nis

    • B. 

      Nfsmount

    • C. 

      Smb

    • D. 

      Smbclient

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      Local address

    • B. 

      Lookup address

    • C. 

      Local host

    • D. 

      Loopback address

  • 16. 
    The line that configures the host name for the computer at boot time can be found in /etc/sysconfig/network. True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which command would be used to activate the NIC aliased as eth0?
    • A. 

      Ifup

    • B. 

      Ifup eth0

    • C. 

      Ipup eth0

    • D. 

      Ifdown eth0

  • 18. 
    Which file would you modify to change the TCP/IP address of the first aliased NIC on the system the next time the system is booted or the card is brought up?
    • A. 

      /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1

    • B. 

      /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0

    • C. 

      /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ipcfg-eth0

    • D. 

      /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ipcfg-eth1

  • 19. 
    Before a computer can use a router, it must be provided what configuration information?
    • A. 

      Routing table

    • B. 

      Subnet mask

    • C. 

      Default gateway

    • D. 

      Default router

  • 20. 
    Which of the following utilities can be used to check TCP/IP configuration and test network connectivity? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Ifconfig

    • B. 

      Ipconfig

    • C. 

      Ping

    • D. 

      Netstat -i

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