MTA 98-366

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  • 1. 
    A client has requested a network setup for his home.  The network has to be cost effective, and easy to extend and implement. Further more, the client wants his workstations connected by a single cable. Which of the following network topologies should you use?
    • A. 

      A star network topology.

    • B. 

      A bus network topology.

    • C. 

      A mesh network topology.

    • D. 

      A ring network topology.

  • 2. 
    You have recently designed a home office network for a client that includes a switch. Which of the following are TRUE with regards to network switches?
    • A. 

      It keeps track of the MAC addresses attached to each of its ports and directs traffic intended for a particular address only to the port to which is attached.

    • B. 

      It keeps track of the IP addresses attached to each of its ports and directs traffic intended for a particular address only to the port to which it is attached

    • C. 

      It operates at the Physical layer of the OSI model.

    • D. 

      It operates at the Data-Link layer of the OSI model.

  • 3. 
    As part of a training exercise, you have been asked to identify the layer that allows applications and a number of user functions access to the network Which of the following options represents your response?
    • A. 

      The document layer.

    • B. 

      The application layer.

    • C. 

      The system layer.

    • D. 

      The Data-link layer.

  • 4. 
    You have been tasked with making sure that a clients network includes a server that converts NetBIOS names to IP addresses. Which of the following actions should you take?
    • A. 

      You should consider adding a DHCP server to the clients network

    • B. 

      You should consider adding a DNS server to the clients network

    • C. 

      You should consider adding a Web server to the clients network

    • D. 

      You should consider adding a WINS server to the clients network

  • 5. 
    A clients network is made up of two network segments, named Subnet A and Subnet B. DHCP clients are located on Subnet A. A DHCP server on Subnet B. You need to make sure that DHCP clients are able to connect to the server. Which of the following actions should you take?
    • A. 

      You should make sure that the RRAS service is configured.

    • B. 

      You should make sure that WEb service is configured.

    • C. 

      You should make sure that the DNS service is configured.

    • D. 

      You should make sure that the DHCP relay agent service is configured.

  • 6. 
    You are in the process of designing a FDDI network for a clients enviroment. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to a FDDI network?
    • A. 

      An FDDI network cannot contain rings that are longer than 100 kilometers respectively.

    • B. 

      An FDDI network can contain rings that exceed 100 kilometers respectively.

    • C. 

      Each ring in a FDDI network can support a maximum of 500 nodes.

    • D. 

      Each ring in a FDDI network can support a maximum of 50 nodes.

  • 7. 
    You are in the proceed of designing a home network for a client. You have decided to make use of 10BaseT cabling. Which of the following options are TRUE with regards to 10 BaseT cabling?!0
    • A. 

      10BaseT cables are made up of twisted pair cables that are a maximum of 100 meters in length.

    • B. 

      10BaseT cables are made up of twisted pair cables that are a maximum of 10 meters in length.

    • C. 

      10BaseT cables allows for the system to operate at 10Mbps.

    • D. 

      10BaseT cables allows for the system to operate at 100 Mbps.

  • 8. 
    A client has a small office network. The cusotmer would like to create a virtual LAN on their network. Which of the following components should the customer have to proceed?
    • A. 

      The customer should have a switch.

    • B. 

      The cusotmer should have a modem.

    • C. 

      The customer should have a server.

    • D. 

      The customer should have a switch.

  • 9. 
    You have executed the NBTSTAT command with the -S parameter from the command-line on your workstation. Which of the following describes the reason for executing this command?
    • A. 

      For the purpose of viewing the names registered locally by NetBIOS applications.

    • B. 

      For the purpose of viewing the current NetBIOS sessions and their status, with the IP address.

    • C. 

      For the purpose of purging the name cache.

    • D. 

      For the purpose of viewing the NetBIOS sessions table converting destination IP addresses to computer NetBIOS names.

  • 10. 
    Users have reported that they are experiencing network connectivity problems. You decide to run the ping -I command from the command-line. Which of the following describes the purpose of using the ping -I command?
    • A. 

      It allows you to specify a Time To Live for outgoing packets.

    • B. 

      It allows you to specify the type of service.

    • C. 

      It allows you to specify the amount of data to include int he ping.

    • D. 

      It allows you to resolve addresses to host names.

  • 11. 
    A client would like to connect his two home computers, You need to solve the problem without the use of unnecessary hardware. Which of the following actions should you take?
    • A. 

      You should make use of a hub and a UTP crossover cable with RJ-45 connectors.

    • B. 

      You should make use of a hub and a UTP crossover cable with RJ-11 connectors.

    • C. 

      You should make use of a UTP crossover cable with RJ-45 connectors.

    • D. 

      You should make use of a UTP crossover cable with RJ-11 connectors.

  • 12. 
    A client has requested the installation of a T3 internet connection for their offices. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to T3 internet connections?
    • A. 

      T3 internet connections have a minimum transmission rate of 64 Mbps.

    • B. 

      T3 internet connections have a minimum transmission rate of 56 Kbps.

    • C. 

      T3 internet connections have a minimum transmission rate of 10 Mbps.

    • D. 

      T3 internet connections have a minimum transmission rate of 128 Mbps.

  • 13. 
    The clients network consists of a single domain named ABC.com. The clients network connects to the internet via an ISDN connection. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to the ISDN connection?
    • A. 

      ISDN operates at a minimum speed of 128 Kbps.

    • B. 

      ISDN operates at a maximum speed of 128 Mbps.

    • C. 

      ISDN operates at a maximum speed of 128 Kbps.

    • D. 

      ISDN operates at a minimum speed of 128 Mbps.

  • 14. 
    You have been tasked with resolving an Internet name resolution problem. After pinging the DNS server address of the clients ISP, you find that the ISP server is down. You then decide to run the ping-t command from the command line. Which of the following describes the purpose of this command?
    • A. 

      It allows the ping command to keep sending Echo Requests messages to the ISP server until interrupted.

    • B. 

      It performs reverse name resolution on the ISP's DNs server IP address.

    • C. 

      It sends Echo Request messages with the Don't Fragment flag in the IP header set to 1.

    • D. 

      It sends Echo Request messages a specified amount of times.

  • 15. 
    You are responsible for running training exercises for trainee administrators. You are currently covering the layers of the Open systems interconnect (OSI) model. You are explaining the Data-link layer. Which of the following best describes the Data-link layer of the OSI model?
    • A. 

      The Data-link layer deals with the transmission and reception of the unstructured raw bit steam over a physical medium.

    • B. 

      The Data-link layer controls the operation of the subnet.

    • C. 

      The Data-link layer deals with error-free transfer of data frames from one node to another over the physical layer.

    • D. 

      The Data-link layer makes sure that messages are conveyed error-free, sequentially, and with no losses or duplications.

  • 16. 
    You have been instructed to design a TCP/Ip-based network. you need to configure the use of a suitable name resolution strategy that makes provision for Windows and Unix computer on the network. Which of the following actions should you take?
    • A. 

      You should make use of DNS as the name resolution strategy.

    • B. 

      You should make use of NetBIOS as the name resolution strategy.

    • C. 

      You should make use of DHCP as the name resolution strategy.

    • D. 

      You should make use of Peer Name Resolution Protocol as the name resolution strategy.

  • 17. 
    A client is planning to replace their existing network cabling. They hve requested that the replacement cabling meet the followig requirements: It must be unaffected by electromagnetic interference. It must be able to transmit data over vast distances. wich of he following actions should you take?
    • A. 

      You should make use of Coaxial cable.

    • B. 

      You should make use of fiber-optic cable.

    • C. 

      You should make use of Shielded Twisted-Pair cable.

    • D. 

      You should make use of Unshielded Twisted-Pair cable.

  • 18. 
    A client has configured their network to support both IPv4 and IPv6. You are explaining the differences between IPv4 and IPv6 to a class of the clients trainee technicians. Which of the following statements are TRUE with regards to these differences?
    • A. 

      IPv4 addresses are represented in a dotted-decimal format, while IPv6 addresses are represented in a colon-hexadecimal format.

    • B. 

      IPv4 addresses are represented in a colon-hexadecimal format, while IPv6 addresses are represented in a dotted-decimal format.

    • C. 

      IPv4 addresses make use of the last 32 bits of IPv6 addresses for interoperability.

    • D. 

      IPv4 addresses make use of the first 32 bits of IPv6 addresses for interoperability.

  • 19. 
    You are designing a netowkr that will have two subnets, named Subnet A and Subnet B, connected to a router. To save cost, ABC.com wants you to make use of an existing router that cannot be configured to support BOOTP. Subnet A will host a DHCP server, while Subnet B will have a DHCP relay agent configured. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to DHCP Relay Agent ? (Choose Two)
    • A. 

      It is used to prevent broadcast traffic across the two subnets.

    • B. 

      It is used to pass broadcast traffic across the two subnets.

    • C. 

      It allows a remote access client to obtain an IP address on the intranet to which a VPN server's LAN adapter is connected, whether it is configured on the VPN server or not.

    • D. 

      It allows a remote access client to obtain an IP address on the intranet to which a VPN server's LAN adapter is connected, if it is configured on the VPN server.

  • 20. 
    You are in the process of connecting a 100BASE-SX gigabit Ehternet in a clients office block. Which of the following statements are TRUE with regards to 1000BASE-SX?
    • A. 

      It requires multi-mode fiber optic cable.

    • B. 

      It requires single-mode fiber optic cable.

    • C. 

      It can work over distances in excess of 70 Km.

    • D. 

      The maximum length of a cable segment is 10 Km.

  • 21. 
    You are in the process of designing a Ring network for a client. Which of the following is an advantage of a Ring network?
    • A. 

      A Ring network manages the connectivity between workstations without the need of a central node.

    • B. 

      When you connect or remove devices on the Ring network, there are no interruptions.

    • C. 

      A Ring network prevents the passing of data packets through an excessive number of nodes.

    • D. 

      The number of nodes in a Ring network has no impact on communication delays.

  • 22. 
    You are in the process of designing a Star network for a client. Which of the following is an advantage of a Star network?
    • A. 

      A star network manages the connectivity between workstations without the need of a central node.

    • B. 

      When you connect or remove devices on the Star network, there are no interruptions.

    • C. 

      A Star network allows the passing of data packets through an excessive number of nodes.

    • D. 

      Failure of the central hub has no impact on a Star network.

  • 23. 
    You are explaining the purpose of a dual stack node on the network. Whic of the following suitably represents this explaination?
    • A. 

      It allows an IPv6 socket to communicate with an IPv4, and IPv6 peer at the transport layer of the OSI model.

    • B. 

      It allows an IPv6 socket to communicate with an IPv4, and IPv6 peer at the physical layer of the OSI model.

    • C. 

      It allows an IPv6 socket to communicate with an IPv4, and IPv6 peer at the data-link layer of the OSI model.

    • D. 

      It allows an IPv6 asocket to communicate with an IPv4, and IPv6 peer at the session layer of the OSI model.

  • 24. 
    You have recently designed a network for a client, using the fully connected mesh topology. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to this kind of topology?
    • A. 

      It's the connectivity between workstations without the need of a central node.

    • B. 

      It does not require the use of switching or broadcasting.

    • C. 

      It prevents the number of data packets through an excessive number of nodes.

    • D. 

      The number of nodes in a fully connected mesh network has no impact on communication delays.

  • 25. 
    You are responsible for running training exercises for trainee administrators. You are currently covering the layers of the Open Systems Interconnect model. You are explaining the Transport layer. Which of the following best describes the Transport layer of the OSI model?
    • A. 

      The Transport layer deals with the transmission and reception of the unstructured raw bit stream over a physical medium.

    • B. 

      The Transport layer controls the operation of the subnet.

    • C. 

      The Transport layer deals with error-free trasfer of data frames from one node to another over the physical layer.

    • D. 

      The Transport layer makes sure that messages are conveyed error-free, srquentially, and with no losses or duplications.