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  • 1. 
    What is the insulator called in a coaxial cable?
    • A. 

      Mesh

    • B. 

      Core

    • C. 

      Dielectric

    • D. 

      Conductor

  • 2. 
    What is another name for Thicknet cabling?
    • A. 

      RG-8

    • B. 

      CAT5

    • C. 

      RG-58A/U

    • D. 

      CAT3

  • 3. 
    A 10Base5 Ethernet network is also referred to as?
    • A. 

      Thicknet

    • B. 

      ARCNET

    • C. 

      SNA

    • D. 

      Thinnet

  • 4. 
    What diagnostic Unix command shows the network path from source to destination?
    • A. 

      Netstat

    • B. 

      Ping

    • C. 

      Traceroute

    • D. 

      Nbtstat

  • 5. 
    What clear-text TCP/IP protocol allows for remote administration of network hosts?
    • A. 

      RCP

    • B. 

      Telnet

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      RPC

  • 6. 
    What is the encrypted alternative to telnet?
    • A. 

      SSH

    • B. 

      Telnet-S

    • C. 

      STelnet

    • D. 

      SFTP

  • 7. 
    What command displays the local interface network configuration on a Unix computer?
    • A. 

      Ifconfig

    • B. 

      Unixnet

    • C. 

      Unipconfig

    • D. 

      Ipconfig

  • 8. 
    What command adds routes to the local routing table on Windows and Unix computers?
    • A. 

      Route Add

    • B. 

      Add Route

    • C. 

      Route Print

    • D. 

      Router Insert

  • 9. 
    What is the Microsoft Windows equivalent command for traceroute in Unix?
    • A. 

      Ipconfig

    • B. 

      Ping -a

    • C. 

      Nbtstat

    • D. 

      Tracert

  • 10. 
    What does the destination host calculate in order to verify it received an error-free packet?
    • A. 

      MAC Address

    • B. 

      Cyclical Redundancy Check

    • C. 

      Window Size

    • D. 

      QoS

  • 11. 
    What type of cable is required to connect two hubs without uplink ports?
    • A. 

      Crossover Cable

    • B. 

      Crosscut Cable

    • C. 

      RS-232

    • D. 

      Rollover Cable

  • 12. 
    What is a fiber optic cable or device that is not currently in use called?
    • A. 

      Dormant

    • B. 

      Dark Fiber

    • C. 

      Not For Resale

    • D. 

      Decommissioned

  • 13. 
    What is the default subnet mask for a Class A IP network?
    • A. 

      255.0.0.0

    • B. 

      0.0.0.255

    • C. 

      255.255.255.0

    • D. 

      255.255.0.0

  • 14. 
    What is the CIDR notation for a default Class B network?
    • A. 

      /24

    • B. 

      /12

    • C. 

      /8

    • D. 

      /16

  • 15. 
    What are the common first three bits in all Class C networks?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      110

  • 16. 
    What was the protocol suite developed by Digital Equipment Corporation in 1975?
    • A. 

      SNA

    • B. 

      ARCNET

    • C. 

      Ethernet

    • D. 

      DECnet

  • 17. 
    What attack relies on a ping echo request to a network broadcast address?
    • A. 

      Echo Avalanche

    • B. 

      Ping Of Death

    • C. 

      Pingslaught

    • D. 

      Smurf

  • 18. 
    A host that forwards DHCP traffic across subnets (routers) is called what?
    • A. 

      DHCP Proxy

    • B. 

      DHCP Relay Agent

    • C. 

      DHCP Forwarder

    • D. 

      DHCP Server

  • 19. 
    Microsoft SQL Server listens for network requests on which TCP port by default?
    • A. 

      3389

    • B. 

      1234

    • C. 

      1433

    • D. 

      1521

  • 20. 
    The Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) runs on which destination TCP port?
    • A. 

      1278

    • B. 

      1433

    • C. 

      3389

    • D. 

      53

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