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CompTIA Network Plus N10 006 Test 1

This practice exam covers basic computer networking, to include the installation and configuration of networks, media types, configuration types, and network security. Passing this exam will require knowledge in the Ethernet Protocol, IPv4, and some IPv6, MAC addressing, TCP/UDP, the OSI Layer, and various other protocols such as SNMP, SSH, FTP, SSL/TLS, and more.

  • Questions: 20
  • Time: 60 seconds per question (0 hours, 20 minutes, 0 seconds)

Which of the following OSI model layers is between the Network and Session layers?

  • Physical
  • Transport
  • Data link
  • Presentation

Which of the following operates at OSI layer 2 to forward traffic based on the MAC address?

  • Switch
  • Hub
  • VPN Concentrator
  • Router

Jennifer, a technician replaces a customer's router, and is now unable to ping the ISP's gateway. Which of the following should the technician check?

  • The route table of the next-hop router
  • The arp table of the ISP's gateway router.
  • The arp table of the network user
  • The route table of the new customer's router

Which of the following technologies would be used in a small office area that has a lot of 2.4GHz noise?

  • 802.11a
  • 802.3af
  • MIMO
  • 802.1q

Which of the following commands could Philip, a network administrator, use to determine the IP address of a Linux server?

  • nbtstat
  • netstat
  • ipconfig
  • ifconfig

Which of the following could be used to estimate Round-Trip Time (RTT) across a router?

  • uptime
  • arp
  • dig
  • tracert

Managing a network device on a dedicated channel that is not used for regular network traffic is known as:

  • In-Band management
  • Man-in-the-middle
  • Out-of-band management
  • Backdoor access

Rachael, a network administrator, has disabled STP on the local network. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of a recent spike in duplicate traffic?

  • VLAN mismatch
  • Mismatch MTU
  • Incorrect subnet mask
  • Switching loop

Which of the following is a Class A private IP address?


When configuring a wireless access point, Alex, a network administrator, needs to determine the MAC address of a local printer. Which of the following commands would be MOST helpful in determining the MAC address?

  • arp
  • mac-table
  • dig
  • ping

Which of the following protocols is used by the ping command?

  • STP
  • FTP
  • ICMP
  • ARP

Which of the following network tools is used to identify running services on host devices?

  • Firewall
  • IDS
  • NMAP
  • IPS

You suspect an employee of using the company's Internet connection to download illegal content. Which of the following can be used to inspect ongoing network traffic?

  • Packet Scoping
  • Toner Probe
  • OTDR
  • Packet sniffer

In which of the following layers of the OSI model does the TCP protocol operate?

  • Data link
  • Network
  • Session
  • Transport

Philip, an administrator, is responsible for one Linux and two Windows servers. He would like to review all server logs centrally. Which of the following services could Philip use in this scenario?

  • Change Management
  • Baselines
  • Event logs
  • Syslog

Philip, a technician, has been asked to configure the WAN interface connecting to the ISP's router. Which of the following interfaces on the router will be modified?

  • FastEthernet 0/0
  • AUX 0
  • Serial 0/0/0
  • Console 0

Which of the following is the prefix for a link-local IPv6 address?

  • FE80::/10
  • FEEF:/12
  • 2FFE::/16
  • FF00::/8

Lin, a network engineer, needs to troubleshoot a remote router within the WAN. Which of the following user authentications would be the BEST to implement?

  • Kerberos
  • PKI

Lin, a network technician, needs to configure a port on a switch to provide connectivity and electrical support to a WAP being installed in a warehouse. Which of the following features needs to be configured on the switch?

  • PoE
  • VTP trunking
  • Port forwarding
  • VLAN tagging

Jeff, a customer, has requested a solution to allow all internally and externally bound traffic to be monitored. Which of the following would allow a packet sniffer to do this?

  • VPN Client and Concentrator
  • Port Mirroring
  • Smart jacks installed for each network jack
  • Proxy server with content filter