CCNA Exam: Trivia! MCQ Quiz

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CCNA Exam: Trivia! MCQ Quiz

The Cisco Certified Network Associate, or CCNA, was the first certification stage of CISCO’s accreditation system. The certification was retired in February 2020. It was an interim step to Associate level or directly with CCNA and CCDA. This certification met the criteria for providing basic knowledge to those who were interested. It does not get into routing and switching and network design. This quiz will help you determine whether you can handle the exam.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a common protocol that is used with peer-to-peer applications such as Wireshare, Bearshare, and Shareaza?
    • A. 

      Gnutella

    • B. 

      Ethernet

    • C. 

      POP

    • D. 

      SMTP

  • 2. 
    A user is attempting to access http://www.cisco.com/ without success. Which two configuration values must be set on the host to allow this access? 
    • A. 

      DNS server

    • B. 

      Source port number

    • C. 

      HTTP server

    • D. 

      Default gateway

    • E. 

      Source MAC address

  • 3. 
    On a home network, which device is most likely to provide dynamic IP addressing to clients on the home network?
    • A. 

      A dedicated file server

    • B. 

      A home router

    • C. 

      An ISP DHCP server

    • D. 

      A DNS server

  • 4. 
    Which command is used to manually query a DNS server to resolve a specific host name?
    • A. 

      Ipconfig /displaydns

    • B. 

      Tracert

    • C. 

      Nslookup

    • D. 

      Ping

  • 5. 
    Which three protocols or standards are used at the application layer of the TCP/IP model? 
    • A. 

      TCP

    • B. 

      MPEG

    • C. 

      IP

    • D. 

      GIF

    • E. 

      UDP

    • F. 

      HTTP

  • 6. 
    Which three layers of the OSI model provide similar network services to those provided by the application layer of the TCP/IP model? 
    • A. 

      Session layer

    • B. 

      Physical layer

    • C. 

      Application layer

    • D. 

      Transport layer

    • E. 

      Presentation layer

    • F. 

      Data link layer

  • 7. 
    What is an advantage of SMB over FTP?​
    • A. 

      SMB clients can establish a long-term connection to the server.​

    • B. 

      Only SMB establishes two simultaneous connections with the client, making the data transfer faster.​

    • C. 

      SMB is more reliable than FTP because SMB uses TCP and FTP uses UDP.​

    • D. 

      SMB clients can establish a long-term connection to the server.​

  • 8. 
    In FTP transactions, an FTP client uses the pull method to download files from an FTP server.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A wired laser printer is attached to a home computer. That printer has been shared so that other computers on the home network can also use the printer. What networking model is in use?
    • A. 

      Peer-to-peer (P2P)

    • B. 

      Client-based

    • C. 

      Master-slave

    • D. 

      Point-to-point

  • 10. 
    What type of information is contained in a DNS MX record?
    • A. 

      The FQDN of the alias used to identify a service

    • B. 

      The domain name mapped to mail exchange servers

    • C. 

      The IP address for an FQDN entry

    • D. 

      The IP address of an authoritative name server

  • 11. 
    Which TCP/IP model layer is closest to the end-user?
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Network access

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      Network access

  • 12. 
    What is true about a client-server network?
    • A. 

      The network includes a dedicated server.

    • B. 

      Each device can function as a server and a client.

    • C. 

      Workstations access network resources using SAMBA or Gnutella.

    • D. 

      Workstations access network resources using SAMBA or Gnutella.

  • 13. 
    Which protocol can be used to transfer messages from an email server to an email client? 
    • A. 

      SMTP

    • B. 

      POP3

    • C. 

      SNMP

    • D. 

      HTTP

  • 14. 
    Why is DHCP preferred for use on large networks?
    • A. 

      Large networks send more requests for domain to IP address resolution than do smaller networks.

    • B. 

      DHCP uses a reliable transport layer protocol.

    • C. 

      It is a more efficient way to manage IP addresses than static address assignment.

    • D. 

      It prevents sharing of files that are copyrighted.

    • E. 

      Hosts on large networks require more IP addressing configuration settings than hosts on small networks.