Network Administrator Exam: Trivia Quiz

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Network Administrator Exam: Trivia Quiz

Are you preparing for a network administrator exam? A network administrator is tasked with ensuring the computer systems needed by specific organizations are properly set up and support networks required. How do you detect malware in a network and fix them? Do you know the major computer components in detail? This quiz will help to check out how competent you are as a network administrator. Do give it a shot and see how well you do!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____________ is to authenticate user when logging on to a domain.
  • 2. 
    If I have a workgroup of 10 users, when I make a user account for user 1 on computer 1,
    • A. 

      I have to run a Work Group Policy Updates on computer 1 so that the other 9 computers will recognize user 1 too.

    • B. 

      Work Group Policy will propagate through the other 9 computers and user 1 can log onto them too.

    • C. 

      User 1 must select Work Group as the domain when log onto the other 9 computers.

    • D. 

      I have to make the same account for user 1 on the remaining 9 computers.

    • E. 

      I have to make user 1 as a Work Group user so that the other 9 computers will see the user too.

  • 3. 
    What are the benefits does NTFS offer that FAT doesn't?
    • A. 

      File level security/permission

    • B. 

      Encrypted File System

    • C. 

      File compression

    • D. 

      Disk Quota

    • E. 

      Single file size can be larger than 4GB

  • 4. 
    A folder A is shared with shared permission READ and NTFS permission full control. The combined permission is
    • A. 

      Full control

    • B. 

      Modify

    • C. 

      Read

    • D. 

      Read & Execute

    • E. 

      Write

  • 5. 
    An IP address is best defined as?
    • A. 

      An IP Address is a unique number consisting of 4 parts separated by dots (eg: 217.247.84.89) associated with every system connected to a network.

    • B. 

      Internet Provider Address. The address of a company that provides individuals and other companies access to the Internet.

    • C. 

      The location of Internet Packets measured in kilobytes on a network.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    Malware is best defined as?
    • A. 

      A computer program designed to protect the operating system from viruses.

    • B. 

      Microsoft Arithmetic LAN software. Software run in the background of any Windows based computer system used to manage network connections

    • C. 

      Software designed to infiltrate or damage a computer system without the owner's informed consent.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 7. 
    One MB is equal to?
    • A. 

      One thousand bytes

    • B. 

      1 billion bytes

    • C. 

      The amount of RAM in every computer

    • D. 

      1024KB

  • 8. 
    Select the 3 graphics files from the list below.
    • A. 

      Untitled.nfo

    • B. 

      Untitled.jpg

    • C. 

      Untitled.bmp

    • D. 

      Untitled.ogg

    • E. 

      Untitled.tiff

  • 9. 
    Select the URL from the list below.
    • A. 
    • B. 

      Http://www.yahoo.com

    • C. 

      D:\downloads\standard

    • D. 

      192.168.0.1

  • 10. 
    Which of the following programs is not an email client.
    • A. 

      Microsoft Outlook 2003

    • B. 

      Windows Live Mail

    • C. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • D. 

      Outlook Express 6

  • 11. 
    What is the shortcut for PASTE in Windows operating systems?
    • A. 

      Ctrl + P

    • B. 

      Ctrl + V

    • C. 

      Ctrl + C

    • D. 

      Caps Lock + V

  • 12. 
    Is the computer component responsible for calculations, moving, and processing information?
    • A. 

      CPU

    • B. 

      RAM

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Hard Drive

  • 13. 
    What is this computer component?
    • A. 

      Video Card

    • B. 

      Sound Card

    • C. 

      RAM

    • D. 

      Network Interface Card

  • 14. 
    What is this computer component?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      CPU

    • C. 

      Hard Disk

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 15. 
    This is a measurement of speed over a network.
    • A. 

      Megabytes

    • B. 

      Bits

    • C. 

      Megahertz

    • D. 

      Megabits per second.

  • 16. 
    Ping is a term for?
    • A. 

      A measurement of data transferred to your local station from a specific network source.

    • B. 

      A computer network tool used to test whether a particular host is reachable across an IP network; it is also used to self-test the Network Interface Card (NIC) of the computer.

    • C. 

      A sound used for testing your computer speakers.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 17. 
    Bandwidth is a term for?
    • A. 

      The speed at which data can be transferred from the server to the client.

    • B. 

      A measurement of how much information can be carried in a given time period (usually a second) over a wired or wireless communications link.

    • C. 

      A unit of information or computer storage equal to one billion bytes.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 18. 
    What does an assigned IP address 169.254.0.12 indicate?
    • A. 

      The computer is configured with a static IP address.

    • B. 

      The computer is using a dial-up modem.

    • C. 

      The computer is being used as an Internet shared connection host.

    • D. 

      The computer is configured for DHCP and cannot connect to the DHCP server.

    • E. 

      The computer has been configured to work with a Linux system.

  • 19. 
    Which two are examples of wireless encryption? 
    • A. 

      VPN

    • B. 

      PPP

    • C. 

      WEP

    • D. 

      WPA

    • E. 

      MAC

  • 20. 
    Which item is an example of a physical network address?
    • A. 

      IP address

    • B. 

      MAC address

    • C. 

      Workstation name

    • D. 

      Www.proprofs.com

    • E. 
  • 21. 
    Which are the default settings for a Windows XP computer network adapter?
    • A. 

      DHCP and configured as part of a workgroup

    • B. 

      DHCP and configured as a part of a domain

    • C. 

      Static IP address and configured as part of a workgroup

    • D. 

      Static IP address and configured as part of a domain

    • E. 

      There is no default settings for a Windows XP network adapter card

  • 22. 
    What does the term "Map Network Drive" mean?
    • A. 

      Divide the host HDD into memory locations

    • B. 

      Create a shortcut to a network location

    • C. 

      Trace the path to the local area network gateway

    • D. 

      Send instructions to a user to access the remote local area network

    • E. 

      A schematic drawing of all network adapter locations on the network system

  • 23. 
    Which is the best example of a secure password?
    • A. 

      Mysecretpassword

    • B. 

      MySpecialPa$$w0rd

    • C. 

      Xyz

    • D. 

      Keep this place private

    • E. 

      Password12345

  • 24. 
    What icon is used to identify a shared folder?
    • A. 

      An open hand palm up

    • B. 

      Two folder icons side by side

    • C. 

      Folder icon in green

    • D. 

      Folder icon in red

    • E. 

      You cannot tell if a folder is shared by looking at the icon

  • 25. 
    Which is used to provide a centralized authentication method from remote locations?
    • A. 

      HTTPS

    • B. 

      FTP

    • C. 

      RADIUS

    • D. 

      DNS

    • E. 

      DHCP

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