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CompTIA Security Plus SY0 401 Test 6

This free CompTIA Security+ practice exam covers basic knowledge in the field of Information Systems Security. To pass the CompTIA Security+ exam, a candidate will need knowledge in Network Security, Compliance and operational security, threats and vulnerabilities, access control and identity management, cryptography, and application, data, and host security. This free practice test will test your knowledge and readiness for the CompTIA Security+ Examination.

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

SHA and MD5 are examples of which of the following?

  • HIPS
  • Hashing algorithms
  • Encryption algorithms
  • Tunneling protocols

Which of the following is a common synonym for a Protocol Analyzer?

  • Port scanner
  • Intelligent HUB
  • layer 3 switch
  • Packet Sniffer

Which of the following is a Denial of Service attack using a succession of TCP Handshake requests?

  • Phishing
  • Smurf Attack
  • Xmas Attack
  • SYN Flood

Which authentication protocol periodically verifies a client with a 3-way handshake?

  • Kerberos
  • CHAP
  • PAP
  • SSO

A server on your network needs to be accessed by external users. The content of the server should be publicly available and does not contain any confidential information. Where should you place it?

  • Behind the firewall and NAT service
  • Intranet
  • Behind an IPsec tunneling firewall
  • DMZ

Which port is used by telnet?

  • 20
  • 21
  • 23
  • 22

Which of the following choices properly defines the term war chalking?

  • Marking open WiFi access points
  • Driving in a vehicle and scanning for open WiFi access points
  • Port Scanning a wifi network
  • Cracking a WEP2 WiFi encryption

What is the default port of Kerberos?

  • 88
  • 22
  • 443
  • 8080

Which of the following protocols is used to encrypt emails?

  • PGP
  • SMTP
  • SMAP

Which option will provide short-term system availability in case of loss or failure?

  • RAID 5
  • RAID 0
  • Cold Site
  • Full disk encryption

Which of the following describes the most secure firewall configuration?

  • Deny all UPD, allow all TCP
  • Deny all protocols, allow TCP/IP
  • Allow all, deny malicious applications and ports
  • Deny all, with exceptions for required applications and ports

True or False: It is good practice to disable unused or publicly accessible network ports?

  • False
  • True

Which of the following is an example of multi-factor authentication?

  • Password and pin
  • Fingerprint and iris scan
  • Smart card and ID badge
  • Pin number and smart card

Which of the following is a protocol that prevents loops in layer 2 switching devices?

  • TCP
  • HVAC
  • RDP
  • STP

Which of the following is an access control method, which is based of a persons job?

  • MAC
  • DAC
  • RBAC
  • HMAC

What port is used for HTTPS?

  • 443
  • 69
  • 80
  • 8080

Which of the following is a computer hardware component that can process and store cryptographic keys?

  • HCL
  • TPM
  • EULA
  • WPA2

Which of the following STOPS attacks on a host system?

  • HIPS
  • HIDS
  • NIDS
  • NIPS

When converted into binary, how many bits are present in an IPv4 Address?

  • 128
  • 48
  • 64
  • 32

A list of permissions on a router that determines who can access specific areas of a network, is known as what?

  • FAQ
  • OEM
  • ACL
  • Firewall