220-801 CompTIA A+ Certification Practice Exam Set 8

Which of the following connectors would MOST likely be used on a POTS line?



Options are :

  • RJ-11 (Correct)
  • ST
  • RJ-45
  • BNC

Answer : RJ-11

Which of the following would MOST likely be used for a gigabit connection?



Options are :

  • CAT3
  • RG-6
  • CAT6 (Correct)
  • CAT5

Answer : CAT6

A new secure SOHO is being setup using a wireless network. The users do not want any

surrounding neighbors to be able to use this new network. Which of the following would MOST

likely need to be configured? (Select TWO).

A. Configure WAP to use Channel 7

B. Configure WAP to use Channel 11

C. Enable SSID broadcast

D. Disable SSID broadcast

E. Enable DHCP server on the router

F. Configure wireless encryption

G. Configure WAP to use Channel 1



Options are :

  • A,G
  • C,D
  • D,F (Correct)
  • E,F
  • A,B

Answer : D,F

Which of the following ports MUST be open to connect to a PC using RDP?




Options are :

  • 80
  • 3389 (Correct)
  • 21
  • 443

Answer : 3389

An IP address of 10.10.1.180 would be considered part of which of the following address classes?



Options are :

  • Class B
  • Class A (Correct)
  • Class D
  • Class C

Answer : Class A

When unable to get an IP address from a server, which of the following represents an APIPA

address that a PC might receive?



Options are :

  • 192.168.1.111
  • 10.0.1.111
  • 65.71.1.111
  • 169.254.1.111 (Correct)

Answer : 169.254.1.111

Which of the following network topologies would MOST likely be used to provide redundancy at

each network device to support data transmissions?



Options are :

  • Bus
  • Mesh (Correct)
  • Ring
  • PBX

Answer : Mesh

If a technician is trying to remote into a computer through a firewall, which of the following ports,

by default, MUST be forwarded?



Options are :

  • 21
  • 25
  • 3389 (Correct)
  • 110

Answer : 3389

Which of the following features of Windows allows a device to have a default IP address if a DHCP

server is not available?



Options are :

  • DNS
  • IPv6
  • APIPA (Correct)
  • ARP

Answer : APIPA

Which of the following settings, when enabled, is MOST likely to result in an IP address conflict on

a local network?




Options are :

  • Static IP address (Correct)
  • QoS enabled
  • Custom DNS address
  • UPnP enabled

Answer : Static IP address

A technician is tasked with setting up a web server for a small business. Where would the

technician place the server so that it is accessible from the Internet while keeping the customers

network separated from it?




Options are :

  • Inside the DHCP scope
  • Outside the DHCP scope
  • In the DMZ (Correct)
  • Behind NAT

Answer : In the DMZ

Which of the following IP addresses can be pinged from the Internet?




Options are :

  • 172.16.2.1
  • 10.0.0.1
  • 192.168.1.1
  • 68.14.24.3 (Correct)

Answer : 68.14.24.3

A customer requires that both of the default FTP ports be allowed on the firewall. Which of the

following should the technician enable to allow this communication? (Select TWO).

A. TCP/20

B. UDP/20

C. TCP/21

D. UDP/21

E. TCP/22

F. UDP/22



Options are :

  • A,C (Correct)
  • A,B
  • C,D
  • E,F

Answer : A,C

Which of the following network types BEST represents a network centered around one individual?



Options are :

  • Cloud
  • LAN
  • PAN (Correct)
  • MAN

Answer : PAN

Which of the following wireless network standards provides the FASTEST throughput?




Options are :

  • A
  • B
  • N (Correct)
  • G

Answer : N

A technician is tasked with purchasing a wireless router that is backwards compatible with any

other wireless device. Which of the following standards should the technician choose?



Options are :

  • 802.11g
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11n (Correct)
  • 802.11b

Answer : 802.11n

A user is trying to setup a small office home office (SOHO) wireless network and does not want

any neighbors to be able to discover the network. Which of the following parameters would MOST

likely be configured?



Options are :

  • Enable WEP encryption
  • Configure a proxy server address
  • Configure DMZ settings
  • Disable SSID broadcast (Correct)

Answer : Disable SSID broadcast

Which of the following describes the use of the DNS protocol as it relates to a TCP/IP network?



Options are :

  • Provides remote connectivity to resources on the network
  • Provides automated addressing to resources on the network
  • Provides separate control and data connections between network resources
  • Provides mapping of user friendly names to network resources (Correct)

Answer : Provides mapping of user friendly names to network resources

Ann, a small business client, requests a secure SOHO wireless network setup. Ann wants to

minimize interference as much as possible from the surrounding businesses yet needs the

flexibility for her guests to access the network when authorized. Which of the following would be a

feasible solution for Ann?



Options are :

  • MAC filtering
  • Channel change (Correct)
  • No wireless password
  • SSID broadcast off

Answer : Channel change

Which of the following standards would be used on a wireless router to support speeds up to 150

Mbps?



Options are :

  • 802.11n (Correct)
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g

Answer : 802.11n

Which of the following media types is LEAST likely to be affected by electromagnetic interference?



Options are :

  • Coaxial
  • HSPA
  • Fiber (Correct)
  • Wireless B

Answer : Fiber

Which of the following describes the use of the DNS protocol as it relates to a TCP/IP network?



Options are :

  • Provides remote connectivity to resources on the network
  • Provides mapping of user friendly names to network resources (Correct)
  • Provides automated addressing to resources on the network
  • Provides separate control and data connections between network resources

Answer : Provides mapping of user friendly names to network resources

Three locations in the same company are connected with routers to a private T-1 point-to-point

line. The sites have their own dedicated private subnets but can route to each other. Which of the

following networks is described in this scenario?




Options are :

  • LAN
  • MAN
  • WAN (Correct)
  • PAN

Answer : WAN

A computer technician is installing a new wireless router for a small office. The office already has

an internal device that assigns addresses to users. Which of the following functions needs to be

disabled on the router to prevent conflicts?



Options are :

  • MAC filtering capability
  • DMZ capability
  • DHCP server functionality (Correct)
  • Network Address Translation

Answer : DHCP server functionality

Which of the following uses policies to direct network traffic?



Options are :

  • Access Point
  • Router (Correct)
  • Switch
  • Bridge

Answer : Router

A technician is told that a networked computer will PING the loopback address, but cannot

connect to the Internet, nor connect to any file shares. The same computer, when plugged into the

network at a different location, works fine. Which of the following tools should the technician use to

help determine the cause of the problem?



Options are :

  • Toner probe
  • Multimeter
  • Crimper
  • Cable tester (Correct)

Answer : Cable tester

Which of the following wireless encryption types is vulnerable to weak IVS attacks?



Options are :

  • AES
  • WPA
  • WPA2
  • WEP (Correct)

Answer : WEP

Which of the following connector types is associated with a fiber connection?



Options are :

  • HDMI
  • LC (Correct)
  • RJ-11
  • RJ-45

Answer : LC

Which of the following IEEE 802.11 standards operates natively in both the 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz

spectrum?



Options are :

  • 802.11b
  • 802.11n (Correct)
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11a

Answer : 802.11n

Which of the following is a public IP address?




Options are :

  • 192.168.1.1
  • 62.10.1.1 (Correct)
  • 172.16.0.1
  • 10.0.0.1

Answer : 62.10.1.1

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