Basic CISCO Networking Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the 2nd layer of the OSI model?
    • A. 

      Datalink

    • B. 

      Physical

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Presentation

  • 2. 
    Which protocol uses port 23?
    • A. 

      FTP

    • B. 

      SMTP

    • C. 

      Telnet

    • D. 

      HTTP

  • 3. 
    The Transport layer of the OSI model communicates with which two layers?
    • A. 

      Network, Datalink

    • B. 

      Session, Internet

    • C. 

      Session, Network

    • D. 

      Application, Session

  • 4. 
    What is the physical address of a network interface card?
    • A. 

      NIC

    • B. 

      MAC

    • C. 

      IP

    • D. 

      ARP

  • 5. 
    In a class B IP address, which two octets are reserved for the host?
    • A. 

      First and Second

    • B. 

      Second and Fourth

    • C. 

      Second and Third

    • D. 

      Third and Fourth

  • 6. 
    What are the characteristics of TCP?
    • A. 

      Connection-oriented, error-checking, reliable

    • B. 

      Connectionless, no error-checking, unreliable

    • C. 

      Connection-oriented, error-checking, unreliable

    • D. 

      Connectionless, error-checking, reliable

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a class B address?
    • A. 

      10.23.54.22

    • B. 

      190.152.60.32

    • C. 

      127.55.22.34

    • D. 

      192.123.12.88

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a private IP address
    • A. 

      192.168.0.0

    • B. 

      11.0.0.0

    • C. 

      173.12.0.0

    • D. 

      190.170.0.0

  • 9. 
    How many bits does an IPv6 address use?
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      64

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      128

  • 10. 
    Which subnet mask will allow for 16 hosts?
    • A. 

      255.255.255.224

    • B. 

      255.255.255.240

    • C. 

      255.255.255.248

    • D. 

      255.255.255.192

  • 11. 
    What is the first step of the TCP three-way handshake?
    • A. 

      Receive SYN

    • B. 

      SYN-ACK

    • C. 

      ACK

    • D. 

      Send SYN

  • 12. 
    What OSI layer does a switch reside on?
    • A. 

      Datalink

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      Application

    • D. 

      Physical

  • 13. 
    What would UDP be used for?
    • A. 

      File sharing

    • B. 

      Downloading

    • C. 

      E-mail

    • D. 

      VoIP

  • 14. 
    Which of the following ports use TCP?
    • A. 

      TFTP

    • B. 

      DHCP

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      NTP

  • 15. 
    What is the function of DNS?
    • A. 

      Allocates IP addresses

    • B. 

      Networking protocol for clock synchronization

    • C. 

      Translates name to numerical IP address

    • D. 

      Maintains distributed directory information services

  • 16. 
    Which of the following does not encypt data?
    • A. 

      SSH

    • B. 

      Telnet

    • C. 

      SSL

    • D. 

      IPsec

  • 17. 
    At what OSI layer does a hub reside?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Transport

    • C. 

      Datalink

    • D. 

      Session

  • 18. 
    Which of the following would be used to detect attacks?
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      IDS

    • C. 

      DMZ

    • D. 

      IPS

  • 19. 
    What is the function of ARP?
    • A. 

      Used for network diagnostics and error-reporting

    • B. 

      Discovers other nodes on the network

    • C. 

      Manages network devices

    • D. 

      Converts an IP address to a physical address

  • 20. 
    Which of the following would be used to connect two geographically separated addresses?
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Hub

    • D. 

      Bridge

  • 21. 
    Which command will display all connections and listening ports?
    • A. 

      Netstat -n

    • B. 

      Trace -n

    • C. 

      Netstat -a

    • D. 

      Nbtstat -a

  • 22. 
    Which of the following options is used to set a ping's TTL?
    • A. 

      -i

    • B. 

      -a

    • C. 

      -w

    • D. 

      -t

  • 23. 
    Which command will trace route and provide network latency and packet loss for each router and link in the path?
    • A. 

      Tracert

    • B. 

      Ping

    • C. 

      Route

    • D. 

      Pathping

  • 24. 
    Which command will query all records on a name server?
    • A. 

      Nslookup -d

    • B. 

      Netview -a

    • C. 

      Nslookup -a

    • D. 

      Get-dns

  • 25. 
    Which of the following will refresh all DHCP leases?
    • A. 

      Ipconfig /renew

    • B. 

      Ipconfig /registerdns

    • C. 

      Nslookup -r

    • D. 

      Ifconfig /renew

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