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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is a MAC address?

    • A.

      It is the serial number of an iPAD

    • B.

      It is the unique identifier of a NIC

    • C.

      It is what the internet uses to route data

    Correct Answer
    B. It is the unique identifier of a NIC
    Explanation
    It is the hardware address of the NIC.

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  • 2. 

    Choose which answers describe a WAN and a LAN?

    • A.

      A WAN is the data connections between offices.

    • B.

      A LAN is very fast and typically encompasses a building

    • C.

      A WAN is usually slower than a LAN

    • D.

      A LAN is usually slower than a WAN

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A WAN is the data connections between offices.
    B. A LAN is very fast and typically encompasses a building
    C. A WAN is usually slower than a LAN
    Explanation
    LAN's are fast and local where a WAN covers long-distance and is slower.

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  • 3. 

    What hardware typically is required to get out to the internet?  

    • A.

      Network Card

    • B.

      Switch

    • C.

      Router

    • D.

      USB Hub

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Network Card
    B. Switch
    C. Router
    Explanation
    You need a Network Card to connect to a switch and then you need a switch to connect to a router. Yes, you may have a router at home that has switch ports built into it, but it is still is 2 pieces of hardware built-in one.

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  • 4. 

    What protocol does the internet use?

    • A.

      IPX

    • B.

      HP Unix

    • C.

      TCP/IP

    • D.

      AppleTalk

    Correct Answer
    C. TCP/IP
    Explanation
    TCP/IP is what the internet uses.

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  • 5. 

    What is the sole purpose of the Subnet Mask?

    • A.

      To encrypt data over the network

    • B.

      To hand out IP addresses

    • C.

      To identify which part of the IP Address is the network and the node

    Correct Answer
    C. To identify which part of the IP Address is the network and the node
    Explanation
    It answers the Yes/No question of is the destination IP address local or remote.

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  • 6. 

    If your IP address is 10.2.1.200 SM 255.255.0.0 and your destination is www.google.com (74.125.224.113), how would your data be routed?

    • A.

      Since google.com is on the same LAN as your computer, the data would go directly to Google and there is no need for a router.

    • B.

      Since google.com is not on the same LAN as your computer, the data would be sent to router (Default Gateway) so it can routed to the Google servers.

    • C.

      If you google "Find Chuck Norris" it will say something funny

    Correct Answer
    B. Since google.com is not on the same LAN as your computer, the data would be sent to router (Default Gateway) so it can routed to the Google servers.
    Explanation
    Google is remote so the data has to be routed through a router to the Google servers or Chuck Norris will find you.

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  • 7. 

    If your IP Address is 10.1.2.45 and SM 255.255.0.0 which part is the "network" and which part is the "node"?

    • A.

      10 Network 1.2.45 Node

    • B.

      10.1 Network 2.45 Node

    • C.

      10.1.2 Network 45 Node

    Correct Answer
    B. 10.1 Network 2.45 Node
    Explanation
    Since the SM is 255.255 the first 2 octets is the network making 10.1 the network and 2.45 the node.

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  • 8. 

    Why would a network admin want to subnet a network?

    • A.

      By subnetting a network it allows a network to have other networks within it.

    • B.

      So that when there is a problem, they can find it quickly

    • C.

      There can only be one subnet per switch.

    Correct Answer
    A. By subnetting a network it allows a network to have other networks within it.
    Explanation
    If you got this one correct, good job. You can now apply as an IT Tech.

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  • 9. 

    Is there an unlimited amount of IP Addresses?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    We are running out of IP address and that is why IPv6 was created. We are going from a 32 bit to a 128 bit.

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  • 10. 

    What is the command to find your IP Address?

    • A.

      IFCONFIG

    • B.

      IPCONFIG

    • C.

      SHOWIP

    Correct Answer
    B. IPCONFIG
    Explanation
    IPCONFIG will show you your IP info when typed into a command prompt.

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