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CompTIA Network Plus N10 006 Test 4

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 tool can help a technician identify a break in a fiber optic line?

  • Toner & Probe
  • Punch down tool
  • OpticsID
  • OTDR

You need to view a Windows PC's open TCP connections, which command would you use?

  • Ping
  • Netstat
  • Tracert
  • Ipconfig

Which type of cabling would not be affected by interference from other nearby cables?

  • Coaxial
  • UTP
  • Fiber-optic
  • STP

What type of server dynamically assigns Internet Protocol Addresses?

  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • SNMP
  • WINS

What software tool will save a packet for later review?

  • Protocol Analyzer
  • Port Scanner
  • TLS
  • TCP/IP Scanner

A subnet placed outside of a firewall, that is very lightly protected is known as what?

  • VPN
  • VLAN
  • Subnet zero
  • DMZ

Which of the following is a loopback address?

  • 00-21-86-5C-B4-6C
  • ::127:0:0:1
  • ::0

Jack, a network technician, needs to subnet a class C network into as many subnets as possible, with at least 22 usable hosts per subnet. What subnet mask should he use?


Switches and Bridges reside on what OSI layer?

  • Session
  • Application
  • Layer 3
  • Layer 2

A user on a company's network is experiencing network issues. Their IP is, what does this IP indicate?

  • WINS Server is down
  • NIC may be faulty
  • APIPA was used
  • TCP/IP Stack is corrupt

What is the purpose of using STP ethernet cables instead of UTP ethernet cables?

  • Protects against optical interference
  • STP cables are fire resistant
  • Protects against EMI
  • STP cables allow data to travel farther distances

Which switch for the ping command, will ping a host a specific number of times?

  • -t
  • -l
  • -n
  • -a

Which choice prevents indefinite loops in an IP Network?

  • Hop count
  • TTL
  • Terminators
  • VTP

Which port is used by SMTP?

  • 110
  • 25
  • 88
  • 143

RIP and OSPF are examples of what?

  • routing protocols
  • Encryption algorithms
  • hashing algorithms
  • Authentication protocols

Which choice is a feature on a switch using port-security?

  • Load balancing
  • Mac Filtering
  • QoS
  • Vlan Trunking/Tagging

What layer does a router operate at in the OSI Model?

  • Network
  • Session
  • Data link
  • Physical

In full duplex communication, information can pass?

  • None of the above
  • Two way, simultaneously
  • Two way, but only one at a time
  • One way

Which of the following can translate IP Addresses, allowing for private IP's to traverse the Internet?

  • NAT
  • NAC
  • DMZ
  • IPv6 tunneling

A malicious AP that appears as a legitimate wireless access point, is known as what?

  • War driving
  • Phishing point
  • Evil Twin
  • MITM