CompTIA Network+ Practice Exam 1 (72 Questions)

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CompTIA Network+ Practice Exam 1 (72 Questions)

72 Question CompTIA Network+ Practice Test.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Access Point

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Hub

    • D. 

      Router

  • 2. 
    A client on your network has had no problems accessing the wireless network in the past, but recently she moved to a new office.  Since the move, she has had only intermittent network access. Which of the following is most likely the cause of the problem?
    • A. 

      The SSID on the client is misconfigured

    • B. 

      The client system has moved too far from the access point

    • C. 

      The WEP settings are incorrect

    • D. 

      The access point is using an omnidirectional antenna

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The firewall server

    • B. 

      The print server

    • C. 

      The application server

    • D. 

      Ifconfig is not a valid command on any of these platforms

  • 4. 
    You are managing a network that uses both a UNIX server and a Windows 2000 server.  Which of the following protocols can you use to transfer files between the two servers?
    • A. 

      Telnet

    • B. 

      PPP

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      PPTP

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Ping

    • B. 

      Telnet

    • C. 

      Tracert

    • D. 

      Nbtstat

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Disable the RAID array

    • B. 

      Uninstall the office suite

    • C. 

      Check the virus suite vendor's website for system patches or service packs

    • D. 

      Reinstall the virus software

  • 7. 
    What utility would you use to check the IP configuration on a Windows Vista system?
    • A. 

      Netstat

    • B. 

      Winipcfg

    • C. 

      Ping

    • D. 

      Ipconfig

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      SCP

    • B. 

      SFTP

    • C. 

      SNMP

    • D. 

      SMTP

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Differential

    • B. 

      Sequential

    • C. 

      Full

    • D. 

      Incremental

  • 10. 
    You are troubleshooting a server connectivity problem on your network.  A Windows Vista system is having trouble connecting to a Windows Server.  Which of the following commands would you use to display per-protocol statistics on the workstation system?
    • A. 

      Arp -a

    • B. 

      Arp -A

    • C. 

      Nbtstat -s

    • D. 

      Nbtstat -S

    • E. 

      Netstat -s

  • 11. 
    You are working as a network administrator on a UNIX system.  The system uses dynamic name resolution.  What is used to dynamically resolve a hostname on a UNIX server?
    • A. 

      TCP

    • B. 

      ARP

    • C. 

      DNS

    • D. 

      UDP

  • 12. 
    During the night, one of your servers powers down.  Upon reboot, print services do not load.  Which of the following would be the first step in the troubleshooting process?
    • A. 

      Examine the server log files

    • B. 

      Reboot the server

    • C. 

      Reinstall the printer

    • D. 

      Reinstall the printer software

  • 13. 
    Which of the following standards uses UTP cable?
    • A. 

      100Base-TX

    • B. 

      10Base-FL

    • C. 

      100Base-UX

    • D. 

      10Base2

  • 14. 
    Which of the following utilities can be used to view the current protocol connections on a Windows system?
    • A. 

      Ping

    • B. 

      Netstat

    • C. 

      Telnet

    • D. 

      Tracert

  • 15. 
    Which of the following statements about the 10Mbps IEEE 802.3 network standards is incorrect?
    • A. 

      There are 10Mbps networking standards for both UTP and fiber-optic cable

    • B. 

      The 802.3 10Mbps network standards use a logical bus topology

    • C. 

      Irrespective of the type of cable, the maximum length of a 10Mbps network segment is 185 meters

    • D. 

      10Mbps networking standards use a CSMA/CD media access method

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a connectionless protocol?
    • A. 

      TCP

    • B. 

      THC

    • C. 

      IP

    • D. 

      UDP

  • 17. 
    Which of the following networking standards specifies a maximum segment length of 100 meters?
    • A. 

      10Base2

    • B. 

      10Base-FL

    • C. 

      10Base-YX

    • D. 

      10Base-T

  • 18. 
    Which copper-based medium offers speeds of up to 10Gbps and has a minimum of 250MHz of bandwidth?
    • A. 

      Category 6b

    • B. 

      Single-mode fiber

    • C. 

      Multimode fiber

    • D. 

      Category 6

  • 19. 
    You are experiencing a problem with a workstation, and you want to ping the local loopback.  Which of the following are ways to check your local TCP/IP configuration? (Choose the two best answers)
    • A. 

      Ping host

    • B. 

      Ping localhost

    • C. 

      Ping 127.0.0.1

    • D. 

      Ping 127.0.0.0

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      Bridge

    • D. 

      NIC

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      RAID 0

    • B. 

      RAID 1

    • C. 

      Disk duplexing

    • D. 

      RAID 10

    • E. 

      RAID 5

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      191.23.21.54

    • B. 

      125.123.123.2

    • C. 

      24.67.118.67

    • D. 

      255.255.255.0

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Netstat

    • B. 

      Nbtstat

    • C. 

      Ping

    • D. 

      Tracert - R

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      25

    • C. 

      80

    • D. 

      110

    • E. 

      443

  • 25. 
    What is the default subnet mask for a Class B network?
    • A. 

      255.255.255.224

    • B. 

      255.255.255.0

    • C. 

      127.0.0.1

    • D. 

      255.255.0.0

  • 26. 
    At which OSI layer does TCP operate?
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Transport

    • C. 

      Session

    • D. 

      Presentation

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      It provides a single point of access to the Internet

    • B. 

      It caches commonly used web pages, thereby reducing the bandwidth demands on an Internet connection

    • C. 

      It allows hostnames to be resolved to IP addresses

    • D. 

      It protects one network from another by acting as an intermediary system

  • 28. 
    E-mail and FTP work at which layer of the OSI model?
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Session

    • C. 

      Presentation

    • D. 

      User

  • 29. 
    What is the IPv6 equivalent of 127.0.0.1? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1

    • B. 

      0:0:0:0:0:0:0:24

    • C. 

      ::1

    • D. 

      ::24

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      A more secure password policy

    • B. 

      A firewall system at the connection point to the Internet

    • C. 

      File-level encryption

    • D. 

      Kerberos authentication

  • 31. 
    Which of the following pieces of information is not likely to be supplied via DHCP?
    • A. 

      IP address

    • B. 

      NetBIOS computer name

    • C. 

      Subnet mask

    • D. 

      Default gateway

  • 32. 
    While troubleshooting a network connectivity problem, you notice that the network card in your system is operating at 10Mbps in half-duplex mode.  At what speed is the network operating?
    • A. 

      2.5 Mbps

    • B. 

      5 Mbps

    • C. 

      10 Mbps

    • D. 

      11 Mbps

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      42DE:7E55:63F2:21AA:CBD4:D773

    • B. 

      42CD:7E55:63F2:21GA:CBD4:D773:CC21:554F

    • C. 

      42DE:7E55:63F2:21AA

    • D. 

      42DE:7E55:63F2:21AA:CBD4:D773:CC21:554F

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Arp -a

    • B. 

      Nbtstat -a

    • C. 

      Arp -d

    • D. 

      Arp -s

  • 35. 
    Which of the following statements best describes RAID 5?
    • A. 

      A RAID 5 array consists of at least two drives. Pairity information is written across both drives to provide fault tolerance

    • B. 

      A RAID 5 array consists of at least three drives and distributes parity information across all the drives in the array

    • C. 

      A RAID 5 array consists of at least three drives and stores the parity information on a single drive

    • D. 

      A RAID 5 array consists of at least four drives. The first and last drives in the array are used to store parity information

  • 36. 
    Which of the following IEEE specifications does CSMA/CD relate to?
    • A. 

      802.11b

    • B. 

      802.2

    • C. 

      802.5

    • D. 

      802.3

  • 37. 
    While you are troubleshooting a sporadic network connectivity problem on a Windows Vista system, a fellow technician suggests that you run the ping -t command.  What is the purpose of this command?
    • A. 

      It shows the route taken by a packet to reach the destination host

    • B. 

      It shows how long, in seconds, the packet takes to reach the destination

    • C. 

      It allows the number of ping messages to be specified

    • D. 

      It pings the remote host continually until it is stopped

  • 38. 
    Which of the following IEEE wireless standards uses the 5 GHz RF range?
    • A. 

      802.11g

    • B. 

      Infrared

    • C. 

      802.11a

    • D. 

      802.11b

  • 39. 
    What type of physical topology is shown in this figure?
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Ring

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Check the corporate remote-access gateway to see if it is running and operating correctly

    • B. 

      Have the user reboot her system

    • C. 

      Have the user reconfigure the IP address on her system to one of the address ranges used on the internal corporate network, and then try again

    • D. 

      Have the user power-cycle the DSL modem and try again

  • 41. 
    You have installed a web-based database system on your PC so that you can enter troubleshooting information and retrieve it from any location on the network.  Your system's IP address is 192.168.1.164.  You are not overly concerned about security, but as a basic measure, you allocate the web server application a port number of 9191 rather than the default port of 80.  Assuming that you are working from another system on the network, what would you type into the address bar of a web browser to access the database?
    • A. 

      Http://192.168.1.164.9191

    • B. 

      Http://192.168.1.164/9191

    • C. 

      Http://192.168.1.164//9191

    • D. 

      Http://192.168.1.164:9191

  • 42. 
    Which of the following IEEE standards has the highest maximum transmission speeds?
    • A. 

      802.3ae

    • B. 

      802.3xr

    • C. 

      802.3.z

    • D. 

      802.3u

  • 43. 
    Which of the following best describes the function of PoE??
    • A. 

      Routes data to PPP ports

    • B. 

      Provides power over twisted pair cable

    • C. 

      Increases speeds of twisted pair cable

    • D. 

      Trunks switch ports

  • 44. 
    Which of the following is the IPv6 equivalent to IPv4 automatic 169.254.0.0 APIPA addressing?
    • A. 

      Link local

    • B. 

      Site local

    • C. 

      Global address

    • D. 

      Unicast

  • 45. 
    You are tasked with specifying a way to connect two buildings across a parking lot.  The distance between the two buildings is 78 meters.  An underground wiring duct exists between the two buildings, although there are concerns about using it because it also houses high-voltage electrical cables.  The budget for the project is very tight, but your manager still wants you to specify the most suitable solution.  Which of the following cable types would you recommend?
    • A. 

      Fiber-optic

    • B. 

      UTP

    • C. 

      Thin coax

    • D. 

      STP

  • 46. 
    Which of the address types sends data to all systems on a subnet or network instead of single hosts?
    • A. 

      Multicast

    • B. 

      Unicast

    • C. 

      Broadcast

    • D. 

      Anycast

  • 47. 
    A user informs you that she can’t access the Internet from her system. When you visit her, you run the ipconfig /all utility and see the following information. What is the most likely reason the user is having problems accessing the Internet?
    • A. 

      The system is on a different subnet than the DNS servers

    • B. 

      DHCP is not enabled

    • C. 

      The subnet is incorrect

    • D. 

      The default gateway setting is not configured

  • 48. 
    Your ISP account manager suggests that it might be appropriate for you to install a DNS server internally. Which of the following functions does the DNS server perform?
    • A. 

      It performs network address translation services

    • B. 

      It streamlines the resolution of NetBIOS names to IP addresses

    • C. 

      It allows some hostname-to-IP address resolutions to occur internally

    • D. 

      It allows users to retrieve Internet web pages more quickly

  • 49. 
    Which of the following is not one of the private address ranges?
    • A. 

      192.168.x.x

    • B. 

      10.x.x.x

    • C. 

      172.16.x.x

    • D. 

      224.181.x.x

  • 50. 
    Which of the following is a distance-vector routing protocol used on TCP/IP networks?
    • A. 

      ARP

    • B. 

      NLSP

    • C. 

      OSPF

    • D. 

      RIP

  • 51. 
    If you contacted IANA, what would you most likely be trying to do?
    • A. 

      Get a new telephone number

    • B. 

      Get an IP address to connect a system to a public network

    • C. 

      Get an Internet domain name reassigned

    • D. 

      Get an IP address to connect a system to a private network

  • 52. 
    Which of the following technologies can be implemented on a switch to create multiple separate logical networks?
    • A. 

      Proxy

    • B. 

      Subnet masking

    • C. 

      NAS

    • D. 

      VLAN

  • 53. 
    Which of the following protocols is responsible for network addressing?
    • A. 

      IP

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      SSH

    • D. 

      TCP

  • 54. 
    You are upgrading the antenna on your wireless network. You need to purchase an antenna that provides a 360-degree dispersed wave pattern. Which of the following antenna types would you select?
    • A. 

      Omni-dispersed antenna

    • B. 

      Directional-dispersed antenna

    • C. 

      Directional antenna

    • D. 

      Omnidirectional antenna

  • 55. 
    What protocol is used by systems within a multicast group to communicate registration information with each other?
    • A. 

      ICMP

    • B. 

      IGMP

    • C. 

      NNTP

    • D. 

      NTP

  • 56. 
    Which of the following connectors would you use when working with fiber-optic cable? (Choose the two best answers)
    • A. 

      RJ-11

    • B. 

      SC

    • C. 

      RJ-45

    • D. 

      ST

    • E. 

      BNC

  • 57. 
    Your manager asks you to procure a cable with a Type A connector on one end and a Type B connector on the other. What kind of interface are you most likely to be dealing with?
    • A. 

      Firewire

    • B. 

      USB

    • C. 

      RJ-11

    • D. 

      Fiber-optic

  • 58. 
    • A. 

      WEP-open

    • B. 

      WEP-shared

    • C. 

      WPA

    • D. 

      WAP-shared

  • 59. 
    You have enabled HTTPS because of concerns about the security of your web server application, which runs on a web server system in the DMZ of your corporate network. However, remote users are now unable to connect to the application. Which of the following is the most likely reason for the problem?
    • A. 

      Port 80 is being blocked on the corporate firewall

    • B. 

      Port 443 is being blocked on the corporate firewall

    • C. 

      Remote users need to enable HTTPS support in their web browsers

    • D. 

      Port 110 is being blocked on the corporate firewall

  • 60. 
    Which of the following is a valid Class A IP address?
    • A. 

      124.254.254.254

    • B. 

      127.0.0.1

    • C. 

      128.16.200.12

    • D. 

      131.17.25.200

  • 61. 
    Which of the following wireless technologies provide limited transmission distance and are used primarily for personal area networking and cable replacement? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      IrDA

    • B. 

      802.11a

    • C. 

      Bluetooth

    • D. 

      Ethernet wireless

  • 62. 
    You are the administrator for a network with two Windows 2000 Server systems and 40 Windows XP Professional systems. One morning, three users call to report that they are having problems accessing the Windows servers. Upon investigation, you determine that the DHCP server application running on one of the servers has crashed and that the three systems are using addresses assigned via APIPA. All other systems, which were started before the DHCP server application crashed, are functioning correctly. Which of the following statements about the situation are correct? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      Systems with an APIPA assigned address will be able to communicate with each other

    • B. 

      Systems with an APIPA assigned address will be able to talk to other systems that have an IP address from the DHCP server

    • C. 

      Systems with an APIPA assigned address will not be able to access the Internet

    • D. 

      Each system with an APIPA assigned address will not be able to communicate with any other system on the network

  • 63. 
    Which of the following protocols are not part of the TCP/IP protocol suite?
    • A. 

      AFP

    • B. 

      FTP

    • C. 

      DHCP

    • D. 

      HTTP

    • E. 

      DNS

  • 64. 
    You are attempting to configure a client’s email program. The user can receive mail but is unable to send any. In the mail server configuration screen of the mail application, you notice that the Type of Outgoing Mail Server field is blank. This explains why the client is unable to send mail. Which of the following protocols are you most likely to enter as a value in the Type of Outgoing Mail Server field?
    • A. 

      NMP

    • B. 

      POP3

    • C. 

      SMTP

    • D. 

      IMAP

  • 65. 
    Which of the following is a configurable client identification setting used to differentiate one WLAN from another?
    • A. 

      SID

    • B. 

      WEP

    • C. 

      SSID

    • D. 

      Wireless channel

  • 66. 
    Which of the following is a valid MAC address?
    • A. 

      00:D0:59:09:07:51

    • B. 

      00:D0:59

    • C. 

      00FE:56FE:230F:CDA2:00EB:32EC

    • D. 

      00:DG:59:09:07:51

  • 67. 
    Which of the following best describes 802.1x?
    • A. 

      Port-based access control

    • B. 

      A wireless standard specifying 11Mbps data transfer

    • C. 

      A wireless standard specifying 54Mbps data transfer

    • D. 

      Integrity-based access control

  • 68. 
    Which of the following is not a commonly implemented feature of a firewall system?
    • A. 

      NAT

    • B. 

      Packet filtering

    • C. 

      Proxy

    • D. 

      NAS

  • 69. 
    • A. 

      Nslookup

    • B. 

      Nbtstat

    • C. 

      Dig

    • D. 

      Netstat

  • 70. 
    When a system running TCP/IP receives a data packet, which of the following does it use to determine which service to forward the packet to?
    • A. 

      Port number

    • B. 

      Packet ID number

    • C. 

      Data IP number

    • D. 

      IP protocol service type

  • 71. 
    What command would generate the following output?
    • A. 

      Ipconfig

    • B. 

      Netstat

    • C. 

      Ping

    • D. 

      Tracert

  • 72. 
    Which layer of the OSI model is responsible for placing the signal on the network medium?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Data link

    • C. 

      MAC

    • D. 

      LLC