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Network + practice exam. I made this one different, because I added in some fill in the blanks. I figure if your going to study the material you should know it(but that is just me). I will add more questions later.


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  • 1. 
    Which of these unshielded twisted pair cabling can you use for 10baseT networks with transmission speeds of up to 10 mbps?
    • A. 

      Cat 3

    • B. 

      Cat 4

    • C. 

      Cat 5

    • D. 

      Ibm type 5

  • 2. 
    A network of 10 or fewer workstations connected by cable for the direct sharing file and hardware resources is which type of network?
    • A. 

      Sever based

    • B. 

      Peer based

    • C. 

      Peer to server

    • D. 

      Server to peer

  • 3. 
    A network bridge operates at which layer of the osi model?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Data link

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Transport

  • 4. 
    The connectivity device that is used to provide flexibility in cable management and troubleshooting is the?
    • A. 

      Hub

    • B. 

      Repeater

    • C. 

      Patch panel

    • D. 

      Transceiver

  • 5. 
    The connectivity device that passes an amplified signal to each of its ports is a?
    • A. 

      Passive hub

    • B. 

      Repeater

    • C. 

      Active hub

    • D. 

      Ups

  • 6. 
    Which of the following network protocols is not routable?
    • A. 

      Appletalk

    • B. 

      Ip

    • C. 

      Ipx

    • D. 

      Betbeui

  • 7. 
    Each network interface card is uniquely identified by its?
    • A. 

      Transceiver type

    • B. 

      Mac address

    • C. 

      Ip address

    • D. 

      Wins address

  • 8. 
    The topology most commonly used with a token ring network is the?
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Star-bus

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Star-ring

  • 9. 
    The primary purpose of a network is?
    • A. 

      Interconnect computers for ease of administration

    • B. 

      Provide central access to workstation hard disks

    • C. 

      Share resources

    • D. 

      Provide increased security for all workstations

  • 10. 
    Which of the following enables users to access files and to share a printer on a peer-peer network?
    • A. 

      Share level security

    • B. 

      User level security

    • C. 

      User permissions

    • D. 

      User account policies

  • 11. 
    The recommended upper limit for the number of workstations that can be included in a peer-peer network is?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      Unlimited

  • 12. 
    An Ethernet network is a ______network?
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Active-passive

    • D. 

      Passive-aggressive

  • 13. 
    The method used to control the transmission of signals to a ring network is?
    • A. 

      Backbone termination

    • B. 

      Segment termination

    • C. 

      Token passing

    • D. 

      Token termination

  • 14. 
    Thin coaxial has a max segment length of how many meters?
    • A. 

      185

    • B. 

      500

    • C. 

      100

    • D. 

      2000

  • 15. 
    What is the minimum standard for a 10baseT network?
    • A. 

      Cat 1

    • B. 

      Cat 2

    • C. 

      Cat 3

    • D. 

      Cat 4

    • E. 

      Cat 5

  • 16. 
    The base portion of the designation 10baseT refers to?
    • A. 

      Broad baseband

    • B. 

      Baseband

    • C. 

      Broadband

    • D. 

      It is a basic cable type

  • 17. 
    Stp cable is most commonly found in which type of network?
    • A. 

      Ethernet

    • B. 

      Fddi

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      Token ring

  • 18. 
    This coaxial cable commonly uses which type of connector?
    • A. 

      Aui

    • B. 

      Bnc

    • C. 

      Ferrule

    • D. 

      Rj-11

  • 19. 
    A fast Ethernet standard that uses four wire utp cable is?
    • A. 

      10baseT

    • B. 

      100baseTX

    • C. 

      100baseFL

    • D. 

      100baseT4

  • 20. 
    Which of the following characteristics apply to fddi (choose 3)
    • A. 

      100mbps

    • B. 

      Fiber optic backbone technology

    • C. 

      Implements only one ring similar to token ring

    • D. 

      Implements two network rings

  • 21. 
    Which cable media uses modulated pulses of light to transmit data?
    • A. 

      Thin net

    • B. 

      Thick wire

    • C. 

      10baseT

    • D. 

      Fiber optic

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of windows nt printer configuration?
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Domain

    • D. 

      Remote

  • 23. 
    Microsoft's version of net ware' ipx protocol is called?
    • A. 

      Client services for net ware

    • B. 

      Gateway services for net ware

    • C. 

      Nwlink

    • D. 

      Tcp/ip

  • 24. 
    What mechanism is used by nfs to provide network file services?
    • A. 

      Prc

    • B. 

      Nds

    • C. 

      U812

    • D. 

      Rpc

  • 25. 
    Of the osi model layers what is level 6?
    • A. 

      Presentation layer

  • 26. 
    On the osi model what is level 4?
    • A. 

      Transport layer

  • 27. 
    On the osi model what is level 5?
    • A. 

      Session layer

  • 28. 
    On the osi model what is level 2?
    • A. 

      Data link layer

  • 29. 
    On the osi model what is level 1?
    • A. 

      Physical layer

  • 30. 
    What hardware devices does the data link layer deal with? there are two.
    • A. 

      Bridge

    • B. 

      Switch

  • 31. 
    What hardware devices does the network layer deal with? there are two
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      Brouter

  • 32. 
    What hardware devices does the transport layer deal with?
    • A. 

      Gateway

  • 33. 
    The osi model layer that formats data packets and provides for error checking and correction is?
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Data link

    • C. 

      Transport

    • D. 

      Session

  • 34. 
    The network layer device that determines and sends packets over the most efficient route available is a?
    • A. 

      Bridge

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Active hub

    • D. 

      Router

  • 35. 
    What is IRQ 3 used for?
    • A. 

      Com2 or com4

  • 36. 
    What is IRQ 13 used for?
    • A. 

      Math co processor

  • 37. 
    What is IRQ 6 used for?
    • A. 

      Floppy disk controller

  • 38. 
    What is port address 270h commonly used for?
    • A. 

      Lpt3

  • 39. 
    What is port address 280 commonly used for?
    • A. 

      Network interface card

    • B. 

      Nic

  • 40. 
    What is port address 3f8h commonly used for?
    • A. 

      Com1

  • 41. 
    What is port address 2f8h commonly used for?
    • A. 

      Com2

  • 42. 
    The maximum segment distance of a cable medium is associated with?
    • A. 

      Collisions

    • B. 

      Attenuation

    • C. 

      Terminators

    • D. 

      Continuance

  • 43. 
    What standard does 802.3u define?
    • A. 

      Fast Ethernet

  • 44. 
    What standard does 802.5 define and its network?
    • A. 

      Data link layer for token ring networks

  • 45. 
    What standard does 802.11 define?
    • A. 

      Wireless networking

  • 46. 
    Packets on the network layer are addressed using?
    • A. 

      Network address

    • B. 

      Node address

    • C. 

      Mac address

    • D. 

      Wins address

  • 47. 
    Which 2 mechanisms make internetwork possible? (choose 2)
    • A. 

      Bridges

    • B. 

      Mac addressing

    • C. 

      Routers

    • D. 

      Ip addressing

  • 48. 
    The number of routers or routable network devices a packet must pass through to reach its destination is called the?
    • A. 

      Mtu

    • B. 

      Hit count

    • C. 

      Hop count

    • D. 

      Ospf

  • 49. 
    What is the common distance-vector routing algorithm that uses route attributes to determine route efficiencies?
    • A. 

      Ospf

    • B. 

      Rip

    • C. 

      Nlsp

    • D. 

      Sna

  • 50. 
    The standard naming convention used to specify a path to a network resource is?
    • A. 

      Naming services

    • B. 

      Fqdn

    • C. 

      Dns

    • D. 

      Unc

  • 51. 
    The process that enables faster devices to communicate with slower devices without the loss of data is?
    • A. 

      Error handling

    • B. 

      Flow control

    • C. 

      Crc

    • D. 

      Parity