CompTIA Network+ Certification (N10-003) Part 21

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 113

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CompTIA Network+ questions


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  • 1. 
    You work as a network administrator. Your network is medium-sized and consists of a mixture of different platform computers. The network is split into multiple subnets located across a large geographical area. IEEE 802.11g Wireless Access Points are found in more than half of the subnets. You receive reports that one of the subnets has experienced a lot of downtime. You are sent to the branch office with the problematic network to conduct on-site troubleshooting. You soon notice that the downtime only affects wireless users and the downtime lasts approximately an hour around midday every day. Which of the following would be an appropriate action to address this problem?
    • A. 

      Upgrade all affected computers to a uniform platform running in ad-hoc mode

    • B. 

      Eliminate any sources of Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) around the WAP

    • C. 

      During the affected time, connect the Wireless Access Point directly into the router

    • D. 

      Change the Wireless Access Point and all affected computers to operate in ad-hoc mode

  • 2. 
    You work as an administrator on a network that consists of two 100BASE-TX hubs - Hub CKa and Hub CKb. A 3 meter (9.84 feet) straight-through patch cable connects the two hubs. You receive reports about some problems with the network connectivity for some hosts, and further investigations reveals that no users on Hub CKa are able to communicate with the users on Hub CKb. What can you do to resolve the problem?
    • A. 

      Install switches instead of hubs

    • B. 

      Update all clients with Hub A as their default gateway

    • C. 

      Replace the patch cable that connects Hub A to Hub B with a crossover patch cable

    • D. 

      Update clients on Hub A as their default gateway and update clients on Hub B as their default gateway

  • 3. 
    You work as a network technician. You are asked to troubleshoot some problems with slow Internet connections from specific hosts. You suspect that the slowness of the network is caused by retransmits because of dropped packets so you use a specific tool to capture network packets. When you are about to analyze the packets you notice that you have only captured broadcast packets and packets from your own computer. Why?
    • A. 

      You do not have permission to capture other packets

    • B. 

      You are connected to a switch when trying to capture packets

    • C. 

      The router is blocking the packets to the workstation

    • D. 

      You are using an evaluation copy of the software utility

  • 4. 
    You are working as a senior network technician. A trainee that is asked to configure a couple of new laptops for wireless connectivity wants to know what happens if the wrong WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) key is entered into a wireless device. What would your answer be?
    • A. 

      The network is accessible, but the data will be garbled

    • B. 

      Data can be sent but not received

    • C. 

      The network is not accessible

    • D. 

      The network is only accessible using the Service Set Identifier (SSID)

  • 5. 
    What is the first step in resolving a network problem?
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Identify the affected area

    • D. 

      Identify the symptoms

  • 6. 
    You are a network administrator. Some users are complaining about connectivity problems. You have identified the symptoms and the affected area. What is your next step?
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Implement a solution

    • D. 

      Test a solution

  • 7. 
    You are a network technician. You have just completed the successful solution of connectivity problem on a workstation. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Return the workstation to the user

    • B. 

      Implement the solution

    • C. 

      Document the solution

    • D. 

      Test another solution

  • 8. 
    The first step in resolving a network problem is to _______.
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Identify the affected area

    • D. 

      Identify the symptoms

  • 9. 
    What is the final step in solving a network problem?
    • A. 

      Identify the symptoms

    • B. 

      Implement the solution

    • C. 

      Document the solution

    • D. 

      Test a solution

  • 10. 
    You are a network technician. You are addressing a network problem and have established that nothing was changed. What is your next step?
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify the affected area

    • C. 

      Implement a solution

    • D. 

      Identify the symptoms

  • 11. 
    You are troubleshooting a network connectivity problem. You have determined what the most probable cause could be. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Identify the symptoms

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Implement a solution

    • D. 

      Identify the affected area

  • 12. 
    Which of the following follows after implementing a solution?
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Document the solution

    • D. 

      Test the solution

  • 13. 
    You are a network assistant. The network technician is troubleshooting a network connectivity problem. He asks you to determine the most probable cause of the problem. Which of the following would you need to do? (Choose all that apply)
    • A. 

      Identify the symptoms

    • B. 

      Identify the affected area

    • C. 

      Identify what has changed

    • D. 

      Implement a solution

  • 14. 
    You are the network technician. You are troubleshooting a network connectivity problem. Your assistant has determined the most probable cause of the problem. Which of the following would you need to do?
    • A. 

      Identify the symptoms

    • B. 

      Identify the affected area

    • C. 

      Identify what has changed

    • D. 

      Implement an action plan

  • 15. 
    The last step in resolving a network problem is to ______.
    • A. 

      Identify the symptoms

    • B. 

      Implement the solution

    • C. 

      Document the solution

    • D. 

      Test the solution

  • 16. 
    After implementing a solution you must ______.
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Document the solution

    • D. 

      Test the solution

  • 17. 
    After identifying the symptoms of a problem, the next step is to ______.
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Implement a solution

    • D. 

      Identify the affected area

  • 18. 
    After identifying the area affected by a problem, the next step is to ______.
    • A. 

      Select the most probable cause

    • B. 

      Identify what has changed

    • C. 

      Implement a solution

    • D. 

      Test a solution

  • 19. 
    You are working as a technician. A Mac OS X 10.3 user has requested some assistance with a network connectivity issue that he is experiencing. The Mac OS uses Kerberos to access a service provided by a Mac OS X server 10.3 but the user experiences an authentication failure. Which of the following steps might resolve the issue?
    • A. 

      Install Kerberos client software for Mac OS X 10.3 on the user's computer

    • B. 

      Synchronize all Kerberos principal's clocks using a network time server

    • C. 

      Ensure that the IP address of the user's computer to allow the user to access the service

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    You work as a web master. You use a Linux machine to host the website. Recently users have been complaining that they receive a forbidden error message when they try to visit the web site. You log onto the Linux server and navigate to the directory where the web site pages are stored. What should you do next?
    • A. 

      Rename the webpage files

    • B. 

      Change the symbolic link

    • C. 

      Change the web port to 8080 on the client

    • D. 

      Change the permissions of the directory

  • 21. 
    You work as a network technician. You are asked to check out the computer lab as users have complained that they are unable to connect to the network from one of the machines. The lab consist of three identical desktop computers. You check the network interface card in the problematic computer and find that neither the link light nor the activity light is illuminated. You swap the network cable with a cable that is known to be operational, but the lights still do not illuminate on the NIC or the corresponding port on the switch. What would be your next troubleshooting step?
    • A. 

      Switch to a crossover cable

    • B. 

      Reinstall the NIC

    • C. 

      Change ports on the switch

    • D. 

      Enter the correct TCP/IP settings