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MCSE 70-293 Exam Quiz Test 1

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Hello FriendThis practice test helps you prepare for Microsoft certification exam 70-293, which counts toward MCSE certification. This practice test contains 50 questions, provided by Saurabh Singh.

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following statements about a network’s infrastructure is true?
    • A. 

      A network infrastructure includes hardware products only.

    • B. 

      A network infrastructure includes software products only.

    • C. 

      A network infrastructure includes both hardware and software products.

    • D. 

      A network infrastructure is a design that does not include specific hardware or software products.

  • 2. 
    Maintaining a network infrastructure includes which of the following processes? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Updating the network

    • B. 

      Troubleshooting the network

    • C. 

      Implementing the network

    • D. 

      Monitoring the network

  • 3. 
         Which of the following network/transport layer protocols can you use for Windows file sharing when installed alone?
    • A. 

      TCP/IP only

    • B. 

      TCP/IP and NetBEUI only

    • C. 

      TCP/IP and IPX only

    • D. 

      TCP/IP, IPX, and NetBEUI

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are connection-oriented protocols? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      NetWare Core Protocol (NCP)

    • B. 

      Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

    • C. 

      Sequenced Packet Exchange (SPX)

    • D. 

      User Datagram Protocol (UDP)

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the term for a LAN that connects all the computers on a single floor of a building?
    • A. 

      Backbone network

    • B. 

      Horizontal network

    • C. 

      Internetwork

    • D. 

      Patch panel

  • 6. 
          Assuming that all three networks are connected to a single backbone, on which network would it make the most sense to connect the server hosting the company’s customer database? Explain your answer.
    • A. 

      The first floor network

    • B. 

      The second floor network

    • C. 

      The third floor network

    • D. 

      The backbone network

  • 7. 
          Which of the following statements about NAT routers and proxy servers are true? Choose all answers that are correct.
    • A. 

      NAT routers and proxy servers must have two IP addresses.

    • B. 

      A NAT router can provide Internet access to any client application on the private network.

    • C. 

      Proxy servers can cache information they receive from Internet servers.

    • D. 

      The Windows Server 2003 operating system includes a proxy server.

  • 8. 
          Which of the following best describes the function of a subnet mask?
    • A. 

      A subnet mask indicates whether an IP address is registered or unregistered.

    • B. 

      A subnet mask specifies the sizes of the network and host identifiers in an IP address.

    • C. 

      A subnet mask is a value assigned by the IANA to uniquely identify a specific network on the Internet.

    • D. 

      A subnet mask enables an IP address to be visible from the Internet.

  • 9. 
          Replacing the hubs and routers on an internetwork with switches creates a network that has which of the following?
    • A. 

      One broadcast domain and one collision domain

    • B. 

      One broadcast domain and multiple collision domains

    • C. 

      One collision domain and multiple broadcast domains

    • D. 

      Several collision domains and several broadcast domains

  • 10. 
    Which of the following Windows Server 2003 TCP/IP configuration parameters specifies the address of a router?
    • A. 

      Preferred DNS server

    • B. 

      Subnet mask

    • C. 

      Default gateway

    • D. 

      IP address

  • 11. 
    When you replace the routers on an internetwork with switches that include no VLAN or layer 3 capabilities, which of the following is a possible reason for poor network performance?
    • A. 

      Excessive collisions

    • B. 

      Excessive broadcast traffic

    • C. 

      Excessive number of workstations on the LAN

    • D. 

      Excessive number of collision domains

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating the number of subnets or hosts you can create with a given number of bits represented by x?
    • A. 

      X2+2

    • B. 

      2x+2

    • C. 

      2x–2

    • D. 

      X2–2

  • 13. 
    What is the correct subnet mask to use on a Class B network with a 10-bit subnet identifier?
    • A. 

      255.192.255.255

    • B. 

      255.255.255.192

    • C. 

      255.255.192.0

    • D. 

      255.192.0.0

  • 14. 
    In the IP address assignment 10.54.113.0/24, what does the number 24 represent?
    • A. 

      The number of bits in the subnet identifier

    • B. 

      The number of bits in the host identifier

    • C. 

      The number of bits in the combined subnet and host identifiers

    • D. 

      The number of bits in the combined network and subnet identifiers

  • 15. 
    When a TCP/IP computer can communicate with the local network but not with computers on other networks, which of the following configuration parameters is probably incorrect?
    • A. 

      IP address

    • B. 

      Subnet mask

    • C. 

      Default gateway

    • D. 

      Preferred DNS server

  • 16. 
    Why must a DHCP client use broadcast transmissions to request an IP address from a DHCP server?
    • A. 

      Because the DHCP server can only receive broadcasts

    • B. 

      Because the DHCP client does not yet have an IP address

    • C. 

      Because the DHCP server can service requests only from computers on the same LAN

    • D. 

      Because the DHCP client must inform all the other clients on the network of its intention to request an IP address

  • 17. 
    Which of the following IP address classes can you not use when selecting a network address for your unregistered LANs? Choose all that apply.
    • A. 

      Class A

    • B. 

      Class B

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class D

  • 18. 
    Which of the following servers does not require a computer with a registered IP address?
    • A. 

      Internet Web servers

    • B. 

      Internet e-mail servers

    • C. 

      DNS servers used for Internet domain hosting

    • D. 

      DNS servers used for Internet name resolution

  • 19. 
    Which of the following WAN technologies are asymmetrical? (Choose all answers that are correct.)
    • A. 

      CATV

    • B. 

      ISDN

    • C. 

      ADSL

    • D. 

      T-1

  • 20. 
    Which of the following Internet connection types enables you to save money when the network is not using any Internet bandwidth?
    • A. 

      ISDN

    • B. 

      DSL

    • C. 

      Fractional T-1

    • D. 

      Frame relay

  • 21. 
    Which of the following components must you have for your network to run its own Internet e-mail server? (Choose all answers that are correct.)
    • A. 

      A DNS server to host the domain

    • B. 

      A registered IP address

    • C. 

      A Web-based administration interface

    • D. 

      A registered domain name

  • 22. 
    Port filtering can provide which of the following Internet access control capabilities?  
    • A. 

      Limit the applications users can run

    • B. 

      Prevent specific users from accessing the Internet

    • C. 

      Limit the applications that can access the Internet

    • D. 

      Prevent specific computers from accessing the Internet

  • 23. 
    How many registered IP addresses does a dynamic NAT router require?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      One

    • C. 

      One for every unregistered IP address

    • D. 

      One for each simultaneous connection

  • 24. 
    A user is unable to access an Internet Web site but can access file system shares on the same LAN. Which of the following might be the problem? (Choose all answers that are correct.)  
    • A. 

      The user’s computer has an incorrect IP address.

    • B. 

      The user’s computer has an incorrect default gateway address.

    • C. 

      The user’s hub is malfunctioning.

    • D. 

      The router connecting the LAN to the ISP is malfunctioning.

  • 25. 
    If a Web server with a registered IP address can access the Internet but client computers with unregistered addresses cannot, which of the following components might be the source of the problem?
    • A. 

      The CSU/DSU

    • B. 

      The Internet access router

    • C. 

      He proxy server

    • D. 

      The WAN connection

  • 26. 
    In what domain would you find the PTR resource record for a computer with the IP address 10.11.86.4?
    • A. 

      10.11.86.4.in-addr.arpa

    • B. 

      In-addr.arpa.4.86.11.10

    • C. 

      4.86.11.10.in-addr.arpa

    • D. 

      In-addr.arpa.10.11.86.4

  • 27. 
    What is the maximum length of a single DNS domain name?
    • A. 

      255 characters

    • B. 

      15 characters

    • C. 

      16 characters

    • D. 

      63 characters

  • 28. 
    Which of the following statements are true about the broadcast transmission method of NetBIOS name resolution? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      The broadcast method generates more network traffic than the WINS method.

    • B. 

      Broadcasts can only resolve the names of computers on local networks.

    • C. 

      To use the broadcast method, a computer must have an Lmhosts file.

    • D. 

      The broadcast method is faster than WINS.

  • 29. 
    Which of the following is the best reason to create sub domains in a DNS namespace?
    • A. 

      To speed up the name resolution process

    • B. 

      To delegate administrative authority over parts of the namespace

    • C. 

      To create identical host names in different domains

    • D. 

      To duplicate an existing Internet namespace

  • 30. 
    Which of the following domain naming examples, for an organization with the registered domain adatum.com, conforms to the practices recommended by Microsoft?
    • A. 

      An external domain called ext-adatum.com and an internal domain called int-adatum.com

    • B. 

      An external domain called ext.adatum.com and an internal domain called adatum.com

    • C. 

      An external domain called ext.adatum.com and an internal domain called int.adatum.com

    • D. 

      An external domain called adatum.com and an internal domain called int.adatum.com

  • 31. 
    Which of the following DNS zone types cannot be stored in the Active Directory database?
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Stub

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 32. 
    Storing DNS resource records in the Active Directory database eliminates the need for which of the following? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      Stub zones

    • B. 

      Secondary zones

    • C. 

      Zone transfers

    • D. 

      Primary zones

  • 33. 
    The DNS namespace for a company consists of one second-level domain, which has three child subdomains. Each of the three child subdomains also has three subdomains, at the fourth level. What is the maximum number of domains that you can include in a zone that does not contain the second-level domain?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      12

  • 34. 
    Which Lmhosts extension enables you to access an Lmhosts file on a shared network drive?
    • A. 

      #DOM

    • B. 

      #INCLUDE

    • C. 

      #PRE

    • D. 

      \0nn

  • 35. 
    Which of the following forms of protection does Active Directory provide when you create Active Directory-integrated zones instead of file-based zones? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      Cache pollution prevention

    • B. 

      Encrypted zone replication

    • C. 

      Authenticated zone replication

    • D. 

      Secure dynamic updates

  • 36. 
    The DNS Update standard was developed as a response to the widespread use of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Active Directory

    • B. 

      DHCP

    • C. 

      Zone transfers

    • D. 

      Protocol analyzers

  • 37. 
    A DNS server that can resolve names for which it is the authority, but not other names, is experiencing a failure in which of the following processes?
    • A. 

      Zone transfer

    • B. 

      Dynamic update

    • C. 

      Authentication

    • D. 

      Recursion

  • 38. 
    Which of the following is not a reason for a DNS server to supply an incorrect IP address for a name for which it is authoritative?  
    • A. 

      An incorrect IP address in the root hints list.

    • B. 

      A zone transfer failed to occur.

    • C. 

      A dynamic update failed to occur.

    • D. 

      A typographic error in a resource record.

  • 39. 
    When a client can successfully ping a DNS server, but fails to receive any response to a name resolution query from that server, which of the following might be the cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The server is not the authority for the requested name.

    • B. 

      The server’s cache is polluted.

    • C. 

      The DNS Server service is not started.

    • D. 

      The server has an incorrect IP address.

  • 40. 
    Which of the following domain naming solutions is most suitable for the company network?  
    • A. 

      Use the litware.com domain for the company’s Internet servers and for the enterprise network’s internal Active Directory domain.

    • B. 

      Use the litware.com domain for the company’s Internet servers and create an internal.litware.com domain for the enterprise network’s Active Directory servers.

    • C. 

      Create an external.litware.com domain for the company’s Internet servers and an internal.litware.com domain for the enterprise network’s Active Directory servers.

    • D. 

      Use the litware.com domain for the company’s Internet servers and register a new domain called litware-int.com for the enterprise network’s Active Directory servers.

  • 41. 
    Which of the following zoning solutions provides the most security for the internal network and Web servers?
    • A. 

      Connect one of the Active Directory domain controllers to the same network as the Web servers and create an Active Directory-integrated primary zone for the litware.com domain.

    • B. 

      Connect one of the Active Directory domain controllers to the same network as the Web servers and create an Active Directory-integrated primary zone for the litware.com domain.

    • C. 

      Install the DNS Server service on one of the Web servers and create a filebased primary zone for the litware.com domain.

    • D. 

      Connect a new computer running Windows Server 2003 to the same network as the Web servers, install the DNS Server service, and create a file-based primary zone for the litware.com domain.

  • 42. 
    In the company’s Active Directory deployment plan, each of the other Litware Inc. offices is to be responsible for maintaining its own DNS records, once they deploy their own Active Directory domain controllers. Which of the following DNS namespace designs would best facilitate this intention?
    • A. 

      Create a separate third-level domain beneath litware.com for each of the Litware Inc. offices. Create a separate file-based primary zone for each thirdlevel domain at the home office, and a file-based secondary zone at each branch office for that office’s domain only. Then give the administrators at each office permission to modify the zone on their local domain controller.

    • B. 

      Use the litware.com domain for the entire enterprise. Create a file-based primary zone containing that domain at the home office and a file-based secondary zone at each of the branch offices. Then give the administrators at each office the permissions needed to modify their local zone.

    • C. 

      Create a separate third-level domain beneath litware.com for each of the Litware Inc. offices. Create a separate Active Directory-integrated primary zone at each office for that office’s domain only, and replicate it on the domain controllers at the other offices. Then give the administrators at each office permission to modify the zone for their domain only on their local domain controller.

    • D. 

      Use the litware.com domain for the entire enterprise. Create an Active Directory integrated primary zone containing that domain at the home office and replicate it to the Active Directory domain controllers at each of the branch offices. Then give the administrators at each office permission to modify the zone on their local domain controller.

  • 43. 
    Which of the following WAN technologies would be practical to use to create a mesh remote networking topology? (Choose all answers that apply.)
    • A. 

      ISDN

    • B. 

      Dial-up modems

    • C. 

      T-1

    • D. 

      Frame relay

    • E. 

      VPNs

  • 44. 
    In which of the following WAN topologies can a single cable break totally disconnect one site from the other sites?
    • A. 

      Mesh

    • B. 

      Ring

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 45. 
    To support IP multicasting, which of the following components must be installed on a Windows Server 2003 router? (Choose all correct answers.)
    • A. 

      The Protocol Independent Multicast (PIM) protocol

    • B. 

      A network interface adapter that supports multicast promiscuous mode

    • C. 

      The Routing And Remote Access MMC snap-in

    • D. 

      Internet Group Management Protocol

  • 46. 
    MCSE Which of the following authentication protocols do you use with smart cards?
    • A. 

      MS-CHAP v2

    • B. 

      EAP-TLS

    • C. 

      PEAP

    • D. 

      PAP

  • 47. 
    Which of the following is not a component of a remote access policy?
    • A. 

      Authentication protocol

    • B. 

      Conditions

    • C. 

      Remote access profile

    • D. 

      Remote access permission

  • 48. 
    Which of the following TCP/IP tools is best suited to troubleshooting a situation in which a router is dropping packets?
    • A. 

      Ping.exe

    • B. 

      Tracert.exe

    • C. 

      Pathping.exe

    • D. 

      Route.exe

  • 49. 
    When you are running the Routing And Remote Access Server Setup Wizard on Router2, which option should you select in the Configuration page?
    • A. 

      Network Address Translation (NAT)

    • B. 

      Remote Access (Dial-Up Or VPN)

    • C. 

      Secure Connection Between Two Private Networks

    • D. 

      Virtual Private Network (VPN) Access And NAT

  • 50. 
    When configuring RIP on Router01, which interfaces should you install?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      LAN Connection only

    • C. 

      WAN Connection only

    • D. 

      Both LAN Connection and WAN Connection

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