Informative Quiz On CCNP

134 Questions | Total Attempts: 166

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Today we’ll be taking a look at some of the questions you’ll need to be able to answer if you ever want to reach the top levels of your Cisco career certifications. Would you like to be a CCNP? Answer the following informative questions and we’ll see if you have what it takes.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Layer 2 switching uses which of the following values to forward data?
    • A. 

      IP address

    • B. 

      IPX address

    • C. 

      MAC address

    • D. 

      RIP address

    • E. 

      UDP port

  • 2. 
    Multilayer switching (MLS) forwards packets based on what OSI layers?
    • A. 

      Layer 1

    • B. 

      Layer 2

    • C. 

      Layer 3

    • D. 

      Layer 4

    • E. 

      B, c, d

    • F. 

      A, b, c, d

  • 3. 
    Which of the following does a multilayer switch perform?
    • A. 

      Forwarding according to MAC address.

    • B. 

      Forwarding according to IP address.

    • C. 

      Forwarding according to UDP/TCP port numbers.

    • D. 

      All of these answers are correct.

  • 4. 
    What does the 20/80 rule of networking state? (Pick one.)
    • A. 

      Only 20 out of 80 packets arrive at the destination.

    • B. 

      Twenty percent of the network is used 80 percent of the time.

    • C. 

      Twenty percent of the traffic on a network segment travels across the network, whereas 80 percent of it stays local.

    • D. 

      Twenty percent of the traffic on a network segment stays local, whereas 80 percent of it travels across the network.

  • 5. 
    Where does a collision domain exist in a switched network?
    • A. 

      On a single switch port

    • B. 

      Across all switch ports

    • C. 

      On a single VLAN

    • D. 

      Across all VLANs

  • 6. 
    Where does a broadcast domain exist in a switched network?
    • A. 

      On a single switch port

    • B. 

      Across all switch ports

    • C. 

      On a single VLAN

    • D. 

      Across all VLANs

  • 7. 
    What is a VLAN primarily used for?
    • A. 

      To segment a collision domain

    • B. 

      To segment a broadcast domain

    • C. 

      To segment an autonomous system

    • D. 

      To segment a spanning-tree domain

  • 8. 
    How many layers are recommended in the hierarchical campus network design model?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      7

  • 9. 
    End-user PCs should be connected into which of the following hierarchical layers?
    • A. 

      Distribution layer

    • B. 

      Common layer

    • C. 

      Access layer

    • D. 

      Core layer

  • 10. 
    In which OSI layer should devices in the distribution layer typically operate?
    • A. 

      Layer 1

    • B. 

      Layer 2

    • C. 

      Layer 3

    • D. 

      Layer 4

  • 11. 
    A hierarchical network’s distribution layer aggregates which of the following?
    • A. 

      Core switches

    • B. 

      Broadcast domains

    • C. 

      Routing updates

    • D. 

      Access-layer switches

  • 12. 
    In the core layer of a hierarchical network, which of the following are aggregated?
    • A. 

      Routing tables

    • B. 

      Packet filters

    • C. 

      Distribution switches

    • D. 

      Access-layer switches

  • 13. 
    What is the purpose of breaking a campus network into a hierarchical design?
    • A. 

      To facilitate documentation

    • B. 

      To follow political or organizational policies

    • C. 

      To make the network predictable and scalable

    • D. 

      To make the network more redundant and secure

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are building blocks or modules used to build a scalable campus network? (Check all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Access block

    • B. 

      Distribution block

    • C. 

      Core block

    • D. 

      Server farm block

    • E. 

      Switch block

  • 15. 
    Which one or more of the following are the components of a typical switch block?
    • A. 

      Access-layer switches

    • B. 

      Distribution-layer switches

    • C. 

      Core-layer switches

    • D. 

      E-commerce servers

    • E. 

      Service provider switches

  • 16. 
    What are two types of core, or backbone, designs?
    • A. 

      Collapsed core

    • B. 

      Loop-free core

    • C. 

      Dual core

    • D. 

      Layered core

  • 17. 
    In a properly designed hierarchical network, a broadcast from one PC is confined to what?
    • A. 

      One access-layer switch port

    • B. 

      One access-layer switch

    • C. 

      One switch block

    • D. 

      The entire campus network

  • 18. 
    What is the maximum number of access-layer switches that can connect into a single distribution-layer switch?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      Limited only by the number of ports on the access-layer switch

    • D. 

      Limited only by the number of ports on the distribution-layer switch

    • E. 

      Unlimited

  • 19. 
    A switch block should be sized according to what?
    • A. 

      The number of access-layer users

    • B. 

      A maximum of 250 access-layer users

    • C. 

      A study of the traffic patterns and flows

    • D. 

      The amount of rack space available

    • E. 

      The number of servers accessed by users

  • 20. 
    What evidence can be seen when a switch block is too large? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      IP address space is exhausted.

    • B. 

      You run out of access-layer switch ports.

    • C. 

      Broadcast traffic becomes excessive.

    • D. 

      Traffic is throttled at the distribution-layer switches.

    • E. 

      Network congestion occurs.

  • 21. 
    How many distribution switches should be built into each switch block?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      8

  • 22. 
    What are the most important aspects to consider when designing the core layer in a large network? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Low cost

    • B. 

      Switches that can efficiently forward traffic, even when every uplink is at 100% capacity

    • C. 

      High port density of high-speed ports

    • D. 

      A low number of Layer 3 routing peers

  • 23. 
    Which services typically are located at the enterprise edge block? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Network management

    • B. 

      Intranet server farms

    • C. 

      VPN and remote access

    • D. 

      E-commerce servers

    • E. 

      End users

  • 24. 
    In a server farm block, where should redundancy be provided? (Choose all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Dual connections from each distribution switch to the core.

    • B. 

      Dual connections from each access switch to the distribution switches.

    • C. 

      Dual connections from each server to the access switches.

    • D. 

      No redundancy is necessary.

  • 25. 
    Which of the following protocols can be used as a tool to discover a network topology?
    • A. 

      RIP

    • B. 

      CDP

    • C. 

      STP

    • D. 

      ICMP