CompTIA A+ Essentials Network Certification Quiz!

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A Plus Essential Quizzes & Trivia

Are you really a computer geek? Do you really possess full-fledged technical knowledge when it comes to Networking? If yes, then prove yourself by attempting this quiz and assess yourself where you stand. This quiz focuses on the networking aspect of the CompTIA A+ exam. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following cable types are most commonly used for medium-sized LANs?
    • A. 

      Shielded Twisted Pair (STP)

    • B. 

      Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP)

    • C. 

      British Naval Connector (BNC)

    • D. 

      Attachment User Interface (AUI)

  • 2. 
    In which network topology do all devices connect to a central hub?
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 3. 
    In which network topology are all devices connected with many redundant interconnections between them?
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 4. 
    How many layers are in the Open System Interconnection (OSI) model?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 5. 
    What network component allows a computer to transmit data over a standard telephone line?
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      Gateway

    • D. 

      Bridge

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are TRUE about MAC addresses? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Acronym for Medium Access Component

    • B. 

      Each device on a network must have the same MAC address

    • C. 

      Each device on a network must have different MAC addresses

    • D. 

      MAC addresses are 12-digit hexadecimal numbers

  • 7. 
    Which network protocol is the standard for sending data over networks?
    • A. 

      NetBEUI

    • B. 

      TCP/IP

    • C. 

      IPX/SPX

    • D. 

      NetBIOS

  • 8. 
    Which Bluetooth Class is the most common?
    • A. 

      Class 1

    • B. 

      Class 2

    • C. 

      Class 3

    • D. 

      Class 4

  • 9. 
    How many simultaneous connections to 1 device does Bluetooth support?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are disadvantages of Infrared? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Allows wireless data transfer

    • B. 

      Both devices must be within very close proximity

    • C. 

      Quick, easy to configure, and secure

    • D. 

      Both devices must have a clear line of sight

  • 11. 
    Which of the following were made to replace current telephone networks which require digital-to-analog conversions?
    • A. 

      Broadband

    • B. 

      VoIP

    • C. 

      ISDN

    • D. 

      802.11x

  • 12. 
    Which of the following correctly compares 802.11b to 802.11a? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      802.11b is more vulnerable to other appliances operating on the same frequency, whereas 802.11a is not.

    • B. 

      802.11b has better signal range and isn't easily obstructed, whereas 802.11a has shorter range and is easily obstructed.

    • C. 

      802.11b is less expensive than 802.11a

    • D. 

      802.11b operates at 2.4Ghz and 802.11a operates at 5Ghz.

  • 13. 
    Which of the following translates host names to TCP/IP addresses?
    • A. 

      DPNS

    • B. 

      DNS

    • C. 

      DHCP

    • D. 

      DNLS

  • 14. 
    Twisted Pair cable uses what kind of connector?
    • A. 

      RJ-11

    • B. 

      RJ-45

    • C. 

      BNC

    • D. 

      ST

  • 15. 
    A network printer has stopped printing and the technician had observed that the test page is printing properly at the printer. He is also able to ping the printer IP address from his computer over the network. Which of the following is the most likely problem? 
    • A. 

      The printer’s IP address is not correct

    • B. 

      A job at the top of the print queue that is showing error

    • C. 

      The printers driver needs to be updated

    • D. 

      Paper is out