CCNA Computer Network Questions

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CCNA Computer Network Questions

Are you looking for a CCNA computer networking quiz that is guaranteed to ensure that you don’t get cold feet when it comes to the main certification exam[1]? You are in luck as the one below will help you do just that. Give it a try and get to see just how much more practice you might need before the exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What application layer protocol is commonly used to support for file transfers between a client and a server?
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      Telnet

  • 2. 
    What are two forms of application layer software? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Applications

    • B. 

      Dialogs

    • C. 

      Requests

    • D. 

      Services

    • E. 

      Syntax

  • 3. 
    A network administrator is designing a network for a new branch office of twenty-five users. What are the advantages of using a client-server model? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Centralized administration

    • B. 

      Does not require specialized software

    • C. 

      Security is easier to enforce

    • D. 

      Lower cost implementation

    • E. 

      Provides a single point of failure

  • 4. 
    What is the purpose of resource records in DNS?
    • A. 

      Temporarily holds resolved entries

    • B. 

      Used by the server to resolve names

    • C. 

      Sent by the client to during a query

    • D. 

      Passes authentication information between the server and client

  • 5. 
    What is the automated service that matches resource names with the required IP address?
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      SSH

    • C. 

      FQDN

    • D. 

      DNS

    • E. 

      Telnet

  • 6. 
    What three protocols operate at the Application layer of the OSI model? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      ARP

    • B. 

      DNS

    • C. 

      PPP

    • D. 

      SMTP

    • E. 

      POP

  • 7. 
    What are three properties of peer-to-peer applications? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Acts as both a client and server within the same communication.

    • B. 

      requires centralized account administration.

    • C. 

      Hybrid mode includes a centralized directory of files.

    • D. 

      Can be used in client-server networks.

    • E. 

      Requires a direct physical connection between devices.

  • 8. 
    Which application layer protocols correctly match a corresponding function? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      DNS dynamically allocates IP addresses to hosts

    • B. 

      HTTP transfers data from a web server to a client

    • C. 

      POP delivers email from the client to the server email server

    • D. 

      SMTP supports file sharing

    • E. 

      Telnet provides a virtual connection for remote access

  • 9. 
    Which email components are used to forward mail between servers? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      MDA

    • B. 

      IMAP

    • C. 

      MTA

    • D. 

      POP

    • E. 

      SMTP

  • 10. 
    As compared to SSH, what is the primary disadvantage of telnet?
    • A. 

      Not widely available

    • B. 

      Does not support encryption

    • C. 

      Consumes more network bandwidth

    • D. 

      Does not support authentication

  • 11. 
    Which statements are correct concerning the role of the MTA in handling email? (Choose three.)
    • A. 

      Routes email to the MDA on other servers

    • B. 

      Receives email from the client’s MUA

    • C. 

      Receives email via the POP3 protocol

    • D. 

      Passes email to the MDA for final delivery

    • E. 

      Uses SMTP to route email between servers

  • 12. 
    Which two protocols are used to control the transfer of web resources from a web server to a client browser? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      ASP

    • B. 

      FTP

    • C. 

      HTML

    • D. 

      HTTP

    • E. 

      HTTPS

  • 13. 
    A small home network has been installed to interconnect three computers together for gaming and file sharing. What two properties represent this network type? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      User accounts are centralized.

    • B. 

      Security is difficult to enforce.

    • C. 

      Specialized operating system software is required.

    • D. 

      File permissions are controlled by a single computer.

    • E. 

      A computer that responds to a file sharing request is functioning as a server.

  • 14. 
    Which layer of the OSI model supplies services that allow user to interface with the network?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Session

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Presentation

    • E. 

      Application

  • 15. 
    Refer to the exhibit. What is the destination port for the communication that is represented on line 5?
    • A. 

      80

    • B. 

      1261

    • C. 

      15533

    • D. 

      3912

    • E. 

      65520

  • 16. 
    What are two characteristics of peer-to-peer networks? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Scalable

    • B. 

      One way data flow

    • C. 

      Decentralized resources

    • D. 

      Centralized user accounts

    • E. 

      Resource sharing without a dedicated server

  • 17. 
    What application layer protocol describes the services that are used for file sharing in Microsoft networks?
    • A. 

      DHCP

    • B. 

      DNS

    • C. 

      SMB

    • D. 

      SMTP

    • E. 

      Telnet

  • 18. 
    What are two characteristics of clients in data networks? (Choose two.)
    • A. 

      Use daemons

    • B. 

      Initiate data exchanges

    • C. 

      Are repositories of data

    • D. 

      May upload data to servers

    • E. 

      Listen for requests from servers

  • 19. 
    What is the role of the OSI application layer?
    • A. 

      Provides segmentation of data

    • B. 

      Provides encryption and conversion of data

    • C. 

      Provides the interface between the applications on either end of the network

    • D. 

      Provides control of all the data flowing between the source and destination devices

  • 20. 
    How does the application layer on a server usually process multiple client request for services?
    • A. 

      Ceases all connections to the service

    • B. 

      Denies multiple connections to a single daemon

    • C. 

      Suspends the current connection to allow the new connection

    • D. 

      Uses support from lower layer functions to distinguish between connections to the service