Chapter 1 (Network +)

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Chapter 1 (Network +)

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  • 1. 
    You need a network that provides centralized authentication for your users. Which of the following logical topologies should you use?
    • A. 

      VLANs

    • B. 

      Peer-to-peer

    • C. 

      Client/Server

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 2. 
    You need a topology that is scalable to use in your network. Which of the following will
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Ring

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 3. 
    Which of the following physical topolgies has the least likelihood of having a collision?
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Start

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 4. 
    In a physical-star topology, what happens when a workstation loses its physical connection
    • A. 

      The ring is broken, so no devices can communicate.

    • B. 

      Only that workstation loses its ability to communicate.

    • C. 

      That workstation and the device it's connected to lose communication with the rest of the network.

    • D. 

      No devices can communicate because there are now two unterminated network segments.

  • 5. 
    You want to remotely log into an office computer using remote desktop in a secure manner.
    • A. 

      VPN

    • B. 

      Tagged packets

    • C. 

      VLANs

    • D. 

      Telnet

    • E. 

      SSH

  • 6. 
    What is a logical grouping of network users and resources connected to administratively defined ports on a switch?
    • A. 

      Host

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      VLAN

    • D. 

      VTP

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a concern when using peer-to-peer networks?
    • A. 

      Where to place the server

    • B. 

      Whose computer is least busy and can act as the server

    • C. 

      The security associated with such a network

    • D. 

      Having enough peers to support creating such a network

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an example of when a point-to-multipoint network is called for?
    • A. 

      When a centralized office needs to communicate with many branch offices

    • B. 

      When a full mesh of WAN links is in place

    • C. 

      When multiple offices are daisy-chained to one another in a line

    • D. 

      When there are only two nodes in the network to be connected

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an example of a LAN?
    • A. 

      Ten buildings interconnected by Ethernet connections over fiber-optic cabling

    • B. 

      Ten routers interconnected by frame-relay circuits

    • C. 

      Two routers interconnected with a T1 circuit

    • D. 

      A computer connected to another computer so they can share resources

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a disadvantage of the star topology?
    • A. 

      When a port on the central concentrating device fails, the attached end device loses connectivity to the rest of the network.

    • B. 

      When the central concentrating device experiences a complete failure, all attached devices lose connectivity to the rest of the network.

    • C. 

      In a star topology, a more expensive type of host must be used when compared to the host used when implementing a physical bus.

    • D. 

      It is more difficult to add stations and troubleshoot than with other topologies.

  • 11. 
    What is a difference between a LAN and a WAN?
    • A. 

      WANs need a special type of router port.

    • B. 

      WANs cover larger geographical areas.

    • C. 

      WANs can utilize either private or public data transport.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    What does the acronym VPN stand for?
    • A. 

      Virtual processor network

    • B. 

      Virtual passive network

    • C. 

      Virtual private network

    • D. 

      Variable-length private network

  • 13. 
    In what type of network are all computers considered equals and do they not share any central authority?
    • A. 

      Peer-to-peer

    • B. 

      Client-server

    • C. 

      Physical topology

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    What advantage does the client-server architecture have over peer-to-peer?
    • A. 

      Easier maintenance

    • B. 

      Greater organization

    • C. 

      Tighter security

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    An example of a hybrid network is which of the following?
    • A. 

      Ethernet

    • B. 

      Ring topology

    • C. 

      Bus topology

    • D. 

      Star topology

  • 16. 
    You have a network with multiple devices and need to have a smaller broadcast domain while working with a tight budget. Which of the following is the best solution?
    • A. 

      Use static IP addresses

    • B. 

      Add more hubs

    • C. 

      Implement more switches

    • D. 

      Create VLANs

  • 17. 
    Which type of topology has the greatest number of physical connections?
    • A. 

      Point-to-multipoint

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Point-to-point

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 18. 
    What type of topology gives you a direct connection between two routers so that there is
    • A. 

      Point-to-point

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Straight

  • 19. 
    Which network topology is a combination of two or more types of physical or two or more types of logical topologies?
    • A. 

      Point-to-multipoint

    • B. 

      Hybrid

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Star

  • 20. 
    When designing a network and deciding which type of network topology to use, which
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      Ease of installation

    • C. 

      Ease of maintenance

    • D. 

      Fault-tolerance requirements

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