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CompTIA Network Plus N10 006 Test 3

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)

What media would be best for a backbone connection, which will connect multiple floors of a large buildings network with thousands of users?

  • Fiber Optic
  • Wireless
  • Ethernet
  • Coax

You suspect a hacker has accessed the network. Which of the following may help you confirm your suspicion?

  • SNMP
  • Network Sniffer
  • Traffic analysis
  • System logs

Which protocol periodically uses a 3-way handshake to authenticate a connection?

  • Kerberos
  • CHAP
  • PPP
  • PAP

Which devices can block ports and filter data on a network?

  • Switch
  • Firewall
  • Repeater
  • Hub

What type of IP address should be a assigned to a server?

  • Lease
  • Scope
  • Dynamic
  • Static

Which wireless encryption protocol supports the AES cipher?

  • 802.3
  • TKIP
  • WPA2
  • WEP

You need to confirm the configuration of a NIC, what command should you use?

  • dxdiag
  • msconfig
  • ping
  • ipconfig

An employee connects to her desktop from her home computer, using the built in Windows Remote Desktop feature. What port is she most likely using?

  • 443
  • 89
  • 23
  • 3389

Which of these default ports, when disabled, will disallow TFTP traffic?

  • 20
  • 21
  • 69
  • 80

The transmission of bits is considered to be on which layer in the OSI model?

  • Data-Link
  • Layer 1
  • Layer 2
  • Application

What is the effect of increasing antenna gain on an access point?

  • Throughput decreases
  • Cell size increases
  • Connection speeds decrease
  • Frequency increases

How many collision and broadcast domains are present on a 24-port router?

  • 24 collision domains, 24 broadcast domains
  • 24 collision domains, 1 broadcast domain
  • 1 collision domain, 1 broadcast domain
  • 1 collision domain, 24 broadcast domains

Which cable type would be a cost effective choice for a data center with large amounts of servers?

  • RJ-11
  • STP
  • Fiber
  • UTP

What would the default subnet mask for the IP be?


Which of the following is a technology used specifically for wireless communications?

  • Modem

If a CAT5 cable is longer than the standard maximum length, which problem is most likely to be an issue?

  • Split cable
  • Db loss
  • Increase of EMI
  • packet collisions will increase

Which command will give you a list of host names connected to the local network?

  • arp
  • hostname
  • nbtstat
  • nslookup

What command will allow you to determine the MAC Address of a local print server?

  • dig
  • ping
  • arp
  • nbstat

Your company wants to allow only HTTPS traffic to a web server, what port should be allowed?

  • 8080
  • 443
  • 22
  • 80

Which OSI model layer is used for logical addressing?

  • Physical
  • Transport
  • Data Link
  • Network