CCNA 1 Chapter 1 Explore the Network Exam Answers 2017 (v5.1 + v6.0)

CCNA 1 Chapter 1 Explore the Network Exam Answers 2017 (v5.1 + v6.0)

1. A company is contemplating whether to use a client/server or a peer-to-peer network. What are three characteristics of a peer-to-peer network? (Choose three.)

  • better security
  • easy to create*
  • better device performance when acting as both client and server
  • lacks centralized administration *
  • less cost to implement*
  • scalable

2. Which device performs the function of determining the path that messages should take through internetworks?

  • a router*
  • a firewall
  • a web server
  • a DSL modem

3. What two criteria are used to help select a network medium from various network media? (Choose two.)

  • the types of data that need to be prioritized
  • the cost of the end devices utilized in the network
  • the distance the selected medium can successfully carry a signal*
  • the number of intermediary devices installed in the network
  • the environment where the selected medium is to be installed*

4. Which two statements describe intermediary devices? (Choose two.)

  • Intermediary devices generate data content.
  • Intermediary devices alter data content.
  • Intermediary devices direct the path of the data. *
  • Intermediary devices connect individual hosts to the network.*
  • Intermediary devices initiate the encapsulation process.

5. What are two functions of end devices on a network? (Choose two.)

  • They originate the data that flows through the network.*
  • They direct data over alternate paths in the event of link failures.
  • They filter the flow of data to enhance security.
  • They are the interface between humans and the communication network.*
  • They provide the channel over which the network message travels.

6. Which area of the network would a college IT staff most likely have to redesign as a direct result of many students bringing their own tablets and smartphones to school to access school resources?

  • extranet
  • intranet
  • wired LAN
  • wireless LAN*
  • wireless WAN

7. An employee at a branch office is creating a quote for a customer. In order to do this, the employee needs to access confidential pricing information from internal servers at the Head Office. What type of network would the employee access?

  • an intranet*
  • the Internet
  • an extranet
  • a local area network

8. Which two connection options provide an always-on, high-bandwidth Internet connection to computers in a home office? (Choose two.)

  • cellular
  • DSL*
  • satellite
  • cable*
  • dial-up telephone

9. Which two Internet connection options do not require that physical cables be run to the building? (Choose two.)

  • DSL
  • cellular*
  • satellite*
  • dialup
  • dedicated leased line

10. Which term describes the state of a network when the demand on the network resources exceeds the available capacity?

  • convergence
  • congestion*
  • optimization
  • synchronization

11. Which expression accurately defines the term bandwidth?

  • a method of limiting the impact of a hardware or software failure on the network
  • a measure of the data carrying capacity of the media*
  • a state where the demand on the network resources exceeds the available capacity
  • a set of techniques to manage the utilization of network resources

12. Which statement describes a characteristic of cloud computing?

  • A business can connect directly to the Internet without the use of an ISP.
  • Applications can be accessed over the Internet by individual users or businesses using any device, anywhere in the world.*
  • Devices can connect to the Internet through existing electrical wiring.
  • Investment in new infrastructure is required in order to access the cloud.

13. Which statement describes the use of powerline networking technology?

  • New “smart” electrical cabling is used to extend an existing home LAN.
  • A home LAN is installed without the use of physical cabling.
  • A device connects to an existing home LAN using an adapter and an existing electrical outlet.*
  • Wireless access points use powerline adapters to distribute data through the home LAN.

14. What security violation would cause the most amount of damage to the life of a home user?

  • denial of service to your email server
  • replication of worms and viruses in your computer
  • capturing of personal data that leads to identity theft*
  • spyware that leads to spam emails

15. minimum security requirements for this network? (Choose two.)

  • implementing a firewall*
  • installing a wireless network
  • installing antivirus software*
  • implementing an intrusion detection system
  • adding a dedicated intrusion prevention device

16. A __converged__*network is capable of delivering voice, video, text, and graphics over the same communication channels.
17. Fill in the blank.
The acronym __byod__* refers to the policy that allows employees to use their personal devices in the business office to access the network and other resources.

18. What are two functions of intermediary devices on a network? (Choose two.)

  • They are the primary source and providers of information and services to end devices.
  • They run applications that support collaboration for business.
  • They form the interface between the human network and the underlying communication network.
  • They direct data along alternate pathways when there is a link failure. *
  • They filter the flow of data, based on security settings.*

19. Match the form of network communication with its description. (Not all options are used.)

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Place the options in the following order:
an audio-based medium that allows people to deliver their recordings to a wide audience –> podcast
– not scored –
interactive websites where people create and share user-generated content with friends and family –>social media
web pages that groups of people can edit and view together –> wiki
real-time communication between two or more people –> instant messaging

20. Match each characteristic to its corresponding internet conectivity type. (Not all options are used) Place the options in the following order: 

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– high bandwidth connection that runs over telephone line
– typically has very low bandwidth
– not suited for heavily wooded areas
– uses coaxial cable as a medium

21. What is the Internet?
It is a network based on Ethernet technology.
It provides network access for mobile devices.
It provides connections through interconnected global networks.*
It is a private network for an organization with LAN and WAN connections.

22. Match the definition to the security goal. (Not all options are used.)

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ensuring confidentiality -> only the intended recipients can access and read the data
– not scored –
maintaining integrity -> the assurance that the information has not been altered during transmission
ensuring availability -> the assurance of timely and reliable access to data

23. What type of network must a home user access in order to do online shopping?

  • an intranet
  • the Internet*
  • an extranet
  • a local area network

24. What type of network traffic requires QoS?

  • email
  • on-line purchasing
  • video conferencing*
  • wiki

25. A network administrator is implementing a policy that requires strong, complex passwords. Which data protection goal does this policy support?

  • data integrity
  • data quality
  • data confidentiality*
  • data redundancy

26. Refer to the exhibit. Which set of devices contains only intermediary devices?
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  • A, B, D, G*
  • A, B, E, F
  • C, D, G, I
  • G, H, I, J

27. Which two statements about the relationship between LANs and WANs are true? (Choose two.)

  • Both LANs and WANs connect end devices.
  • WANs connect LANs at slower speed bandwidth than LANs connect their internal end devices.*
  • LANs connect multiple WANs together.
  • WANs must be publicly-owned, but LANs can be owned by either public or private entities.
  • WANs are typically operated through multiple ISPs, but LANs are typically operated by single organizations or individuals.*

28. Which two Internet solutions provide an always-on, high-bandwidth connection to computers on a LAN? (Choose two.) Which two Internet solutions provide an always-on, high-bandwidth connection to computers on a LAN? (Choose two.)

  • cellular
  • DSL*
  • satellite
  • cable*
  • dial-up telephone

29. Which description correctly defines a converged network?

  • a single network channel capable of delivering multiple communication forms*
  • a network that allows users to interact directly with each other over multiple channels
  • a dedicated network with separate channels for video and voice services
  • a network that is limited to exchanging character-based information

30. Which statement describes a network that supports QoS?

  • The fewest possible devices are affected by a failure.
  • The network should be able to expand to keep up with user demand.
  • The network provides predictable levels of service to different types of traffic.*
  • Data sent over the network is not altered in transmission.

31. What is a characteristic of circuit-switched networks?

  • If all circuits are busy, a new call cannot be placed.*
  • If a circuit fails, the call will be forwarded on a new path.
  • Circuit-switched networks can dynamically learn and use redundant circuits.
  • A single message can be broken into multiple message blocks that are transmitted through multiple circuits simultaneously.

32. Which expression accurately defines the term congestion?

  • a method of limiting the impact of a hardware or software failure on the network
  • a measure of the data carrying capacity of the network
  • a state where the demand on the network resources exceeds the available capacity*
  • a set of techniques to manage the utilization of network resources

33. Which tool provides real-time video and audio communication over the Internet so that businesses can conduct corporate meetings with participants from several remote locations?

  • wiki
  • weblog
  • TelePresence*
  • instant messaging

34. Requiring strong, complex passwords is a practice that supports which network security goal?

  • maintaining communication integrity
  • ensuring reliability of access
  • ensuring data confidentiality*
  • ensuring redundancy

35. Which three network tools provide the minimum required security protection for home users? (Choose three.)

  • an intrusion prevention system
  • antivirus software *
  • antispyware software*
  • access control lists
  • a firewall*
  • powerline networking

36. Which two Internet solutions provide an always-on, high-bandwidth connection to computers on a LAN? (Choose two.)

  • cellular
  • DSL*
  • satellite
  • cable*
  • dial-up telephone

37. What two criteria are used to help select network media? (Choose two.)

  • the distance the media can successfully carry a signal*
  • the environment where the media is to be installed*
  • the cost of the end devices utilized in the network
  • the number of intermediary devices installed in the network
  • the types of data that need to be prioritized

38. Fill in the blank.
The acronym byod * refers to the trend of end users being able to use their personal devices to access the business network and resources.

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