CISCO 3 - Chapter 1 - Lan Design

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  • 1. 
    It is the number of devices that a packet has to cross before it reaches its destination.
  • 2. 
    It is the time spent by a device as it processes a packet or frame.
  • 3. 
    What are the benefits of a Hierarchical Network?
    • A. 

      Scalability

    • B. 

      Redundancy

    • C. 

      Performance

    • D. 

      Security

    • E. 

      Manageability

    • F. 

      Maintainability

    • G. 

      Quality of service

    • H. 

      Bandwidth and throughput

    • I. 

      Reliability

  • 4. 
    It is a network where voice and video communications have been combined on a single data network.
  • 5. 
    The process of measuring the bandwidth usage on a network and analyzing the data.
  • 6. 
    The process of identifying various groupings of users and their impact on network performance.
  • 7. 
    The process of considering and analyzing both client-server and server-server traffic
  • 8. 
    Switch form factors regarding physical size.
    • A. 

      Wiring closet with limited space.

    • B. 

      Computer room with free standing racks.

    • C. 

      Shelf in a central area.

    • D. 

      Air-conditioned rooms where temperature are below 23 degrees.

    • E. 

      Rooms are carpet-free and equipped with anti-static tools.

  • 9. 
    Switches have a fixed configuration if you cannot add features or options to the switch beyond those that originally came with the switch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Modular switches typically come with different sized chassis that allow for the installation of different numbers of modular line cards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Stackable switches are interconnected using a special backplane cable that provides high-bandwidth throughput between the switches and they are desirable when fault tolerance and bandwidth availability are critical.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Factors to consider in switch performance.
    • A. 

      Port Density

    • B. 

      Forwarding Rate

    • C. 

      Bandwidth Aggregation Requirements

    • D. 

      Port Security

    • E. 

      Link Aggregation Requirements

  • 13. 
    It is the number of ports available on a single switch.
  • 14. 
    It defines the processing capabilities of a switch by rating how much data the switch can process per second.
  • 15. 
    If the switch forwarding rate is too low, it cannot accommodate full wire-speed communication across all of its switch ports
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Access layer switches typically do not need to operate at full wire speed because they are physically limited by their uplinks to the distribution layer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    As part of bandwidth aggregation, you should determine if there are enough ports on a switch to aggregate to support the required bandwidth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    This allows the switch to deliver power to a device over the existing Ethernet cabling
  • 19. 
    Switches typically operate at Layer 2 of the OSI Model.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Access Layer Switch Features.
    • A. 

      Bandwidth (Link) Aggregation

    • B. 

      FastEthernet/Gigabit Ethernet

    • C. 

      Port Security

    • D. 

      Power Over Ethernet (PoE

    • E. 

      Quality of Service (QoS)

    • F. 

      VLANs

  • 21. 
    Distribution Layer Switch Features.
    • A. 

      Bandwidth (Link) Aggregation

    • B. 

      Gigabit Ethernet/10 Gigabit Ethernet

    • C. 

      High Forwarding Rate

    • D. 

      Layer 3 Support

    • E. 

      Quality of Service (QoS)

    • F. 

      Redundant Components

    • G. 

      Security Policies/Access Control Lists

  • 22. 
    Core Layer Switch Features.
    • A. 

      Bandwidth (Link) Aggregation

    • B. 

      Gigabit Ethernet/10 Gigabit Ethernet

    • C. 

      Layer 3 Support

    • D. 

      Quality of Service (QoS)

    • E. 

      Redundant Components

    • F. 

      Very High Forwarding Rate

  • 23. 
    It is the graphical representation of the network.
  • 24. 
    Types of Layout for Hierarchical Model.
    • A. 

      Logical and Physical

    • B. 

      Static and Dynamic

    • C. 

      Fixed and Modular

  • 25. 
    Protocol used by switches in Layer 2 that works like a TTL.
    • A. 

      Spanning Tree Protocol

    • B. 

      Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol

    • C. 

      Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol

    • D. 

      Hello Packets

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