The Ultimate Quiz On CISCO Lan Switches!

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The Ultimate Quiz On CISCO Lan Switches!

This quiz has been designed for students, professionals and learners to know how much they know about Cisco LAN switches. This will help you to prepare for the final Cisco test. It has multiple choice questions. So, let's try out this quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Switch status from LED - the PORT LED. Pick the answer(s) that are correct to the corresponding color and description
    • A. 

      OFF - The link is not working

    • B. 

      Solid GREEN - link is working

    • C. 

      Solid GREEN - link is working but there is no traffic

    • D. 

      RED - The link is not working

    • E. 

      AMBER - Link is on but interface is administratively disabled

    • F. 

      GREEN (flashing) - link is working and traffic is passing through

    • G. 

      AMBER (flashing) - Link is on but interface is administratively disabled

  • 2. 
    (3) ways to access a Cisco switch's CLI are
    • A. 

      SSH

    • B. 

      TS Gateway

    • C. 

      Web browser

    • D. 

      RDP

    • E. 

      Console port

    • F. 

      LAN

    • G. 

      Telnet

    • H. 

      Ethernet

  • 3. 
    ST - Straight through CO - Cross-over R - Rolled
    • A. 

      A - ST || B - CO || C - CO

    • B. 

      A - ST || B - R || C - CO

    • C. 

      A - ST || D - R || C - CO

    • D. 

      A - ST || C - R || D - CO

  • 4. 
    The default console port setting on a switch are as follow
    • A. 

      9600 bps

    • B. 

      9600 Bps

    • C. 

      No parity bits

    • D. 

      No flow control

    • E. 

      16-bit Cisco IOS

    • F. 

      No hardware flow control

    • G. 

      1 stop bit

    • H. 

      8-bit ASCII

    • I. 

      COM port

  • 5. 
    In order to use Telnet/SSH to access a switch's CLI, you would need
    • A. 

      A MAC address

    • B. 

      An IP address

    • C. 

      Console cable

    • D. 

      RDP session

    • E. 

      Rollover cable

  • 6. 
    By default, a Cisco switch is very secured out of the box because it
    • A. 

      Only allows remote access from a secured location

    • B. 

      Only allows console access

    • C. 

      Turns on vty and console password so that secured remote session from SSH and Telnet can be made

    • D. 

      Disables all physical and remote access and users have to call Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) to activate the switch first

  • 7. 
    The difference(s) between using Telnet and SSH to remotely access a SWITCH's CLI is/are
    • A. 

      Telnet uses port TCP port 23 while SSH uses TCP port 22

    • B. 

      SSH encrypts data while Telnet does not

    • C. 

      Telnet requires rollover cable while SSH requires console cable

    • D. 

      Telnet requires an IP to access the switch but SSH requires an IP and MAC address for security purposes

    • E. 

      Telnet requires a telnet password set up from the switch while SSH requires a console password

    • F. 

      Telnet and SSH requires a vty password set up from the switch

  • 8. 
    The above CLI is to do what
    • A. 

      Set password password for line 0 access

    • B. 

      Set password password for SSH access

    • C. 

      Set password password for console access

    • D. 

      Set password password for telnet access

  • 9. 
    Currently, how many vty lines do Cisco switches support concurrently?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      1

  • 10. 
    After entering those commands, when a user tries to access to switch using SSH, what password will he/she has to use?
    • A. 

      Password

    • B. 

      Login

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      SSH is not enabled because SSH password was not set

    • E. 

      Impossible because a username was not set

  • 11. 
    Switch>? The above command will
    • A. 

      List all available commands on the switch

    • B. 

      List only available commands in the USER mode

    • C. 

      List only available commands in the ENABLE mode

    • D. 

      List only available commands in the CONFIGURATION mode

  • 12. 
    Switch#? The above command will
    • A. 

      List all available commands on the switch

    • B. 

      List only available commands in the USER mode

    • C. 

      List only available commands in the ENABLE mode

    • D. 

      List only available commands in the CONFIGURATION mode

  • 13. 
    Switch(config)#? The above command will
    • A. 

      List all available commands on the switch

    • B. 

      List only available commands in the USER mode

    • C. 

      List only available commands in the ENABLE mode

    • D. 

      List only available commands in the CONFIGURATION mode

  • 14. 
    This moves forward 1 word
    • A. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • B. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • C. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Backspace

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Ctrl-E

    • H. 

      Ctrl-R

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Esc-B

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 15. 
    This moves the cursor backward in the currently displayed command without deleting characters
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 16. 
    This moves the cursor forward in the currently displayed command without deleting characters
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 17. 
    This moves the cursor backward in the currently displayed command deleting characters
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 18. 
    This moves the cursor directly to the first character of the currently displayed command.
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 19. 
    This gets you back to your command line with all characters. This is useful when messages clutter the screen.
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 20. 
    Deletes a single character
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 21. 
    Moves back 1 word
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 22. 
    Moves forward 1 word
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 23. 
    You enable debugging on a switch. For example I want to debug ICMP packet switch# debug IP ICMP To stop debugging, I would 
    • A. 

      Type no debug IP ICMP

    • B. 

      Type no debug all

    • C. 

      Type undebug all

    • D. 

      Reload the switch

  • 24. 
    If I type exit, which prompt do I return to?
    • A. 

      Switch#

    • B. 

      Switch(config)#

    • C. 

      Switch>

    • D. 

      Switch(config-if)#

  • 25. 
    If I type END, which prompt do I return to?
    • A. 

      Switch#

    • B. 

      Switch(config)#

    • C. 

      Switch>

    • D. 

      Switch(config-if)#

  • 26. 
    If you modify settings in CONFIGURATION mode, new changes are
    • A. 

      Only saved in RAM

    • B. 

      Only saved in NVRAM

    • C. 

      Saved in RAM and automatically synced in NVRAM

    • D. 

      Only saved in Flash

    • E. 

      Only saved in ROM

  • 27. 
    On a switch, after you modify settings in CONFIGURATION mode, new changes will be applied only
    • A. 

      After you reboot the switch

    • B. 

      After you type copy running tftp

    • C. 

      After you type copy running startup

    • D. 

      After you type copy running startup and reboot the switch

  • 28. 
    When you type copy startup running, the content of the startup configuration will
    • A. 

      Be copied to the content of the running configuration

    • B. 

      Replace the content of the running configuration

    • C. 

      Merge with the content of the running configuration

  • 29. 
    (3) commands to erase the content of NVRAM
    • A. 

      Delete startup-config

    • B. 

      Erase startup-config

    • C. 

      Write erase

    • D. 

      Erase NVRAM

    • E. 

      Delete NVRAM

    • F. 

      Copy running-config startup-config

  • 30. 
    Switch status from LED - SYST (system) - Implies the overall system status. Light off means the switch is not powered on.  Light is on means the switch is powered on and operational (Cisco IOS has been loaded). What if the light is ON but has AMBER colour?
    • A. 

      Indicates the switch is not forwarding frames

    • B. 

      Switch is on but Cisco IOS did not load

    • C. 

      POST failed and Cisco IOS did not load

    • D. 

      Cable connected to the switch is wrong or broken

    • E. 

      Device connected to the switch is turned off or broken

  • 31. 
    Switch status from LED - the DUPLX (duplex) LED. Pick the answer(s) that are correct to the corresponding color and description
    • A. 

      LED is green means full duplex

    • B. 

      LED is green means half duplex

    • C. 

      LED is OFF means no duplex

  • 32. 
    Switch status from LED - the SPEED LED. Pick the answer(s) that are correct to the corresponding color and description
    • A. 

      Dark LED - 10 Mbps

    • B. 

      Green - 100 Mbps

    • C. 

      Green (Solid) - 100 Mbps

    • D. 

      Green - 1000 Mbps

    • E. 

      Green (Flashing) - 1000 Mbps

    • F. 

      Blue - 1000 Mbps

  • 33. 
    You would use ________ cable to connect to the Cisco switch
    • A. 

      RJ-45 Ethernet

    • B. 

      RJ-45 crossover

    • C. 

      RJ-48 straight through

    • D. 

      UTP rolled cable

  • 34. 
    On the rolled (rollover or console) cable used to connect a PC to the Cisco switch's console port, each end of the cable goes to either a PC or the console port. Which one goes to which?
    • A. 

      RJ-45 interface goes to the PC while the serial interface goes to the console

    • B. 

      RJ-45 interface goes to the console while the serial interface goes to the PC

    • C. 

      RJ-45 interface goes to both the console and the PC

    • D. 

      Serial interface goes to both the console and the PC

  • 35. 
    This displays the most recently used command. If you press it again, the next most recent command appears, until the history buffer is exhausted.
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 36. 
    If you have gone too far back into the history buffer, these keys take you forward to the more recently entered commands. 
    • A. 

      Esc-B

    • B. 

      Ctrl-R

    • C. 

      Backspace

    • D. 

      Right arrow or Ctrl-F

    • E. 

      Ctrl-E

    • F. 

      Ctrl-A

    • G. 

      Up arrow or CTRL-P

    • H. 

      Left arrow or Ctr-B

    • I. 

      Ctrl-D

    • J. 

      Down arrow or Ctrl-N

    • K. 

      Esc-F

  • 37. 
    To resume the SETUP MODE or INITIAL CONFIGURATION MODE, you would
    • A. 

      Power on and off the switch, pray that the initial configuration mode comes up

    • B. 

      Type setup under PRIVILEDGE mode

    • C. 

      Type setup under CONFIGURATION mode

    • D. 

      Type reload and setup mode will resume after switch reboots