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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)

RIP and OSPF are examples of what?

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

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

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

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

  • Physical
  • Session
  • Data link
  • Network

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?


In full duplex communication, information can pass?

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

Which of the following is a loopback address?

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

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

  • Subnet zero
  • VPN
  • DMZ
  • VLAN

Which choice prevents indefinite loops in an IP Network?

  • Hop count
  • Terminators
  • TTL
  • VTP

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

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

What software tool will save a packet for later review?

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

What type of server dynamically assigns Internet Protocol Addresses?

  • WINS
  • DHCP
  • SNMP
  • DNS

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

  • DMZ
  • IPv6 tunneling
  • NAC
  • NAT

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

  • Ipconfig
  • Tracert
  • Ping
  • Netstat

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

  • -l
  • -t
  • -a
  • -n

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

  • War driving
  • Evil Twin
  • MITM
  • Phishing point

Which port is used by SMTP?

  • 88
  • 143
  • 110
  • 25

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

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

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

  • STP
  • Fiber-optic
  • Coaxial
  • UTP

Switches and Bridges reside on what OSI layer?

  • Application
  • Layer 3
  • Session
  • Layer 2

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

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