Networking Concepts and Server Types Quiz

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Which tool should you use to ensure that a fiber-optic cable is working properly before installation?

Cable tester

Which TCP/IP protocol, designed to download email, allows for multiple clients to be simultaneously connected to the same mailbox?

IMAP

If your laptop can't open a website while your phone can using cellular data, but your laptop can access internal servers and print without issues, what is the most likely reason for the website access problem?

DNS server problem

Which of the following TCP/IP protocols was designed as a replacement for Telnet?

SSH

Which protocol is used for remote computer management?

RDP

Which Wi-Fi standard operates in both 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies?

802.11ac

What may be the reason for inability to connect a 5 GHz device to a LAN?

802.11n network

Which protocol is used for shared access to files and printers?

SMB

Which protocol uses port 23?

Telnet

What is the tool designed to test the range of a wireless signal?

Wi-Fi analyzer

Are website addresses starting with HTTPS:// safe for submitting confidential information?

Yes

Which protocol is responsible for delivering error messages in case of communication failure?

ICMP

What does a unicast IPv6 address identify?

A single node on the network

What geographical areas does WAN cover?

Large geographical areas

Which protocol uses port 22?

SSH

Is a non-routable IP address on the Internet 10.1.1.1?

Yes

What is the correct port for accessing an FTP server?

Port 21

What port is associated with the LDAP protocol?

Port 389

What subnet mask should be used for a Class B network address?

255.255.0.0

What is a punchdown tool used for in networking?

Attaching network cables to a 110 block

Which type of internet connection offers the fastest download speeds?

Fiber-optic

Which of the following are public IPv4 addresses?

69.252.80.71 and 144.160.155.40

What protocol uses port 445 in TCP/IP?

SMB

What is the IPv6 equivalent to 127.0.0.1 in IPv4?

::1

When is a router used in modern networks?

To extend a network

What is TFTP used for in networking?

Connectionless file transfer used locally with little security

What can a cable tester be used for in networking?

Identifying unlabeled UTP cables in a patch panel

Do IPv6 interfaces use broadcasts?

No, they do not use broadcasts

Which one of the following IP addresses is not a private address and is routable on the Internet?

45.67.89.10

When connecting to a website that encrypts its connection using TLS, on which port does the traffic travel?

443

What is the shorthand notation that corresponds to the CIDR subnet mask 255.255.224.0?

/19

In a scenario involving a mix of 802.11b and 802.11g devices, what technology allows for an upgrade while maintaining backward compatibility?

802.11n

What type of network spans multiple buildings or offices, confined to a relatively small geographical area?

MAN

What elements are required for a computer to connect to a network running IPv4?

IP address, subnet mask, default gateway

In a scenario where a customer reports receiving an error message about a duplicate IP address, what is the likely reason for this message?

Another device on the network has the same IP address

When setting up a network using a DHCP server, which device would require a static IP address that does not change?

Print server

What is the obsolete Wi-Fi encryption standard that uses a static key, commonly 10, 26, or 58 characters long?

WEP

In the context of setting up a device to be monitored using an SNMP agent and manager, on which port will the SNMP manager typically poll the agent?

161

In a scenario where specific ports on the external firewall have been shut down due to a security breach, what does the IT team need to do to enable Internet access via URLs?

Open back up the ports for HTTP (port 80) and HTTPS (port 443)

What technology allows for low-power, passive reading of small tags or patches on objects?

RFID

Which protocol uses port 137 and 139?

SMB

How can end-user devices in a small office/home office (SOHO) network obtain IP addresses?

Via static address configuration, DHCP, or service location protocol

What should be configured to restrict a wireless network to only five specific devices?

MAC address filtering

What type of server provides Internet access to company-provided information and services?

Web server

What type of device allows control of a thermostat at home from a cell phone?

IoT device

What technology is used when a customer places their phone next to a device to pay for a purchase in a fast-food restaurant?

NFC

What type of server functions as a central repository of documents and provides network shared file storage for internal users?

File server

In what way do homeowner's IoT devices connect to their wireless network?

Using DHCP

What should be configured by a school district to provide Internet access for students while protecting them from malicious traffic and inappropriate websites?

Proxy server

When configuring a phone to download and upload email, what type of server is used?

Mail server

What technology and Ethernet device on a 1000BaseT network can be at a maximum distance of 100 meters?

Power over Ethernet injector and Ethernet device

Study Notes

Networking Concepts and Server Types

  • Power over Ethernet injector and Ethernet device on 1000BaseT network can be at a maximum distance of 100 meters
  • The protocols using port 137 and 139 are SMB and NetBT
  • End-user devices in a small office/home office (SOHO) network obtain IP addresses through static address configuration, DHCP, or service location protocol
  • To restrict a wireless network to only five specific devices, MAC address filtering should be configured
  • Homeowner's IoT devices connect to their wireless network using DHCP
  • Communication technology used when a customer places their phone next to a device to pay for a purchase in a fast-food restaurant is NFC
  • RFID technology allows for low-power, passive reading of small tags or patches on objects
  • Web server provides Internet access to company-provided information and services
  • The device allowing control of a thermostat at home from a cell phone is an IoT device
  • A file server functions as a central repository of documents and provides network shared file storage for internal users
  • Proxy server needs to be configured by a school district to provide Internet access for students while protecting them from malicious traffic and inappropriate websites
  • Mail server is used when configuring a phone to download and upload email

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