CCNA1 Chapter 10 Practice Test Questions

 

Which cable would you use to connect a PC to a switch or hub?

 

  • Straight through
  • Crossover
  • Rollover

 

Which cable would you use to connect a PCís network card directly to a router?

 

  • Straight through
  • Crossover
  • Rollover

 

Which cable would you use to connect a PC to a routerís console port?

 

  • Straight through
  • Crossover
  • Rollover

 

Which cable would you use to connect two switches? (Not using uplink port.)

 

  • Straight through
  • Crossover
  • Rollover

 

What is the purpose of the console interface of a router?

 

  • To manage the router remotely via a modem.
  • To reach the router command interface via Telnet.
  • To connect to a terminal for initial configuration.
  • To connect to a wide area network.

 

What is the purpose of the AUX interface of a router?

 

  • To manage the router remotely via a modem.
  • To reach the router command interface via Telnet.
  • To connect to a terminal for initial configuration.
  • To connect to a wide area network.

 

Which of the following functions are carried out by a router? (Choose 2)

 

  • Provide a link between different networks.
  • Provide connectivity for workstations within a network.
  • Split up broadcast domains.
  • Provide faster forwarding than a switch.

 

What is Hyperterminal?

 

  • A workstation designed to transfer data at 1 Gbps
  • A router providing a default gateway for a network
  • A program that allows a workstation to act as a console for a router
  • A program that needs to be running when you make a Telnet connection to a router.

 

Which devices are designed to provide connectivity for many workstations within a LAN? (Choose 2)

 

  • Router
  • Repeater
  • Hub
  • Switch

 

Which type of cabling is the cheapest and easiest to install when cabling a LAN?

 

  • Multimode fibre optic
  • Single mode fibre optic
  • Unshielded twisted pair
  • Shielded twisted pair
  • Coaxial

 

Which type of cable is most likely to be used within a LAN when the cable must pass from one building to another?

 

  • Multimode fibre optic
  • Single mode fibre optic
  • Unshielded twisted pair
  • Shielded twisted pair
  • Coaxial

 

Which type of cable is most likely to be used within a LAN when the cable must pass through an area with great exposure to EMI and RFI?

 

  • Multimode fibre optic
  • Single mode fibre optic
  • Unshielded twisted pair
  • Shielded twisted pair
  • Coaxial

 

What is the maximum recommended run of UTP cable between devices?

 

  • 50 metres
  • 100 metres
  • 185 metres
  • 500 metres
  • 1 kilometre

 

Which statements are true of attenuation? (Choose 2)

 

  • Attenuation does not take place on fibre optic cables since the signals are pulses of light rather than electrical signals.
  • Attenuation is the weakening of a signal as it travels along a cable.
  • Attenuation is a factor limiting the length of copper cables for effective data transport.
  • Attenuation is a form of noise or interference from an outside source.

 

What needs to be configured at the DCE end of a serial link, but not at the DTE end, when two routers are linked in the lab to simulate a WAN connection?

 

  • An IP address
  • A MAC address
  • A subnet mask
  • A clock rate

 

Which device is likely to be at the DTE end of a serial link when a company network connects to an ISP?

 

  • A router belonging to the company
  • A router belonging to the ISP
  • A CDU/DSU belonging to the company
  • A CSU/DSU belonging to the ISP

 

Where would you find vertical cabling in a LAN? (Choose 2)

 

  • Between telecommunication rooms within a building.
  • Between telecommunications rooms in different buildings.
  • Between a work area and a telecommunications room.
  • Between a telecommunications room and a worker who is logging in from home.

 

A network is using a subnet mask of 255.255.255.192. How many host addresses can the network have?

 

  • 30
  • 32
  • 62
  • 64
  • 126
  • 128

 

A network is using a subnet mask of 255.255.252.0. How many host addresses can the network have?

 

  • 2
  • 30
  • 62
  • 126
  • 254
  • 510
  • 1022

 

 

A network needs 20 hosts. What subnet mask would give the minimum acceptable size of network?

 

  • 255.255.255.0
  • 255.255.255.224
  • 255.255.255.240
  • 255.255.255.248
  • 255.255.255.252

 

A network needs 300 hosts. What subnet mask would give the minimum acceptable size of network?

 

  • 255.255.0.0
  • 255.255.248.0
  • 255.255.252.0
  • 255.255.254.0
  • 255.255.255.0

 

Which subnet mask is equivalent to /20?

 

  • 255.255.240.0
  • 255.255.252.0
  • 255.255.255.0
  • 255.255.255.192
  • 255.255.255.240

 

What prefix would be used for a point to point network if no host addresses were unused?

 

  • /24
  • /26
  • /28
  • /30
  • /32

 

 

 

 

If an administrator starts with the network address 192.168.1.0/24 and borrows 2 bits for subnetting (without VLSM), how many subnets are produced?

 

  • 2
  • 4
  • 8
  • 16

 

If an administrator starts with the network address 192.168.1.0/24 and borrows 3 bits for subnetting (without VLSM), how many host addresses are there on each network?

 

  • 2
  • 6
  • 14
  • 30
  • 62

 

If an administrator starts with the network address 192.168.1.0/24 and borrows 3 bits for subnetting (without VLSM), which of these addresses must not be assigned to hosts? (Choose 2)

 

  • 192.168.1.16
  • 192.168.1.48
  • 192.168.1.63
  • 192.168.1.92
  • 192.168.1.160
  • 192.168.1.190