CompTIA Network+ (N10-007) 6 Practice Exams and Simulations Set 2

Which of the following is designed to keep system's uptime running in the event of a disaster?


Options are :

  • High availability
  • Load balancing
  • Quality of service
  • Caching engines

Answer :High availability

CompTIA Network+ 6 Certification Practice Exams - 2019 Set 15

An employee of a highly-secure company needs to use facial recognition in addition to username/password to successfully establish a VPN. What BEST describes this methodology?


Options are :

  • PKI
  • Federated identity
  • Two-factor authentication
  • Biometric authentication

Answer :Two-factor authentication

Your network has been the victim of data breach. Your company has hired an incident response team to help control the damage of the breach and restore the network to its full functionality. The incident response team wants to connect a packet capture device to the switch that connects your servers to the DMZ. Which of the following should be configured to ensure the packet capture device can receive all the network traffic going to and from the servers?


Options are :

  • 802.1q
  • 802.1x
  • Port mirroring
  • Port security

Answer :Port mirroring

OFDM, QAM and QPSK are all examples of what wireless technology?


Options are :

  • Frequency
  • Modulation
  • RF interference
  • Spectrum

Answer :Modulation

JK0-015 CompTIA E2C Security+ 2008 Edition Practice Exam Set 11

You are working as a wireless networking technician and have been sent to a user's home to install a brand new 802.11 AC WAP to replace their old WAP. To ensure all of the current devices on the network will automatically connect to the new network, you set the SSID, encryption type, and password to the exact same ones as the old WAP. You turn the new WAP on and notice most of the devices connect automatically, but one older wireless printer simply won't connect. You notice that the printer is about 7 years old, but the user says it has always worked great over the old wireless network. What is the MOST likely reason that the printer will not connect to the new WAP?


Options are :

  • You forgot to set the channel properly
  • The power level on the WAP is too low
  • The password on the WAP was changed
  • There is a mismatch in frequencies

Answer :There is a mismatch in frequencies

You are configuring a point-to-point link and want to ensure it is configured for the most efficient use of your limited pool of available public IP addresses. Which of the following subnet masks would be BEST to use in this scenario?


Options are :

  • /24
  • /28
  • /29
  • /30

Answer :/30

You are working at the service desk as a network security technician and just received the following email from an end user who believes a phishing campaign is being attempted.  *********************** From: [email protected] To: [email protected] Subject: You won a free iPhone! Dear Susan, You have won a brand new iPhone! Just click the following link to provide your address so we can ship it out to you this afternoon: (http://www.freephone.io:8080/winner.php) *********************** What should you do to prevent any other employees from accessing the link in the email above, while still allowing them access to any other webpages at the domain freephone.io?


Options are :

  • Add http://www.freephone.io:8080/winner.php to the browser's group policy block list
  • Add DENY TCP http://www.freephone.io ANY EQ 8080 to the firewall ACL
  • Add DENY IP ANY ANY EQ 8080 to the IPS filter
  • Add http://www.freephone.io:8080/winner.php to the load balancer

Answer :Add http://www.freephone.io:8080/winner.php to the browser's group policy block list

CompTIA MB0-001 Mobility+ Certification Practice Exam Set 9

Which of the following network geographies refer to a network that spans several buildings that are within walking distance of each other, such as at a business park?


Options are :

  • CAN
  • WAN
  • PAN
  • MAN

Answer :CAN

A network administrator updated an Internet server to evaluate some new features in the current release. A week after the update, the Internet server vendor warns that the latest release may have introduced a new vulnerability and a patch is not available for it yet. Which of the following should the administrator do to mitigate this risk?


Options are :

  • Enable the host-based firewall on the Internet server
  • Enable HIPS to protect the server until the patch is released
  • Utilize WAF to restrict malicious activity to the Internet server
  • Downgrade the server and defer the new feature testing

Answer :Downgrade the server and defer the new feature testing

A client reports that half of the office is unable to access a shared printer on the network. Which of the following should the network technician use to troubleshoot the issue?


Options are :

  • Data backups
  • Network Diagrams
  • Baseline information
  • Vendor documentation

Answer :Network Diagrams

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner(CASP+) Practice Exams Set 2

A technician is tasked with troubleshooting a network’s slowness. While troubleshooting, the technician is unable to ping any external websites. Users report they are able to access the sites using the web browsers. What is the MOST likely cause?


Options are :

  • ICMP traffic being blocked by the firewall
  • VLAN hopping
  • TACACS misconfiguration
  • MTU black hole

Answer :ICMP traffic being blocked by the firewall

You have installed and configured a new wireless router. The clients and hosts can ping each other. The WAN is a 10Gbp/s cable connection. The wired clients have fast connections, but the wireless clients are slow to ping and browse the Internet. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of the slow speeds experienced by the wireless clients?


Options are :

  • An access point experiencing RFI from fluorescent light bulbs
  • A router is on the incorrect LAN
  • A cable connection does not support wireless
  • A high signal-to-noise ratio on the wireless network

Answer :An access point experiencing RFI from fluorescent light bulbs

Which of the following WAN technologies would MOST likely be used to connect several remote branches that have no fiber or satellite connections?


Options are :

  • OC12
  • POTS
  • WiMax
  • OC3

Answer :POTS

CV0-001 CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Practice Exam Set 10

A network technician was tasked to install a network printer and share it to a group of five human resource employees. The technician plugged the device into a LAN jack, but was unable to obtain an IP address automatically. What is the cause of the problem?


Options are :

  • Incorrect DNS records
  • Incorrect TCP port in ACL
  • Split horizon is disabled
  • DHCP scope is exhausted

Answer :DHCP scope is exhausted

You network is currently under attack from multiple hosts outside of the network. Which type of attack is most likely occurring?


Options are :

  • DoS
  • Spoofing
  • DDoS
  • Wardriving

Answer :DDoS

Which of the following network devices would be considered a perimeter device and should be installed at the outermost part of the network?


Options are :

  • Switch
  • Firewall
  • Bridge
  • Wireless Access Point

Answer :Firewall

CompTIA Cloud Essentials CLO-001 Certified Practice Exam Set 1

Which communication technology would MOST likely be used to increase bandwidth over an existing fiber optic network by combining multiple signals at different wavelengths?


Options are :

  • DWDM
  • SONET
  • ADSL
  • LACP

Answer :DWDM

While implementing wireless access points into the network, one building is having connectivity issues due to light fixtures being replaced in the ceiling, while all other buildings' connectivity is performing as expected. Which of the following should be changed on the access point for the building with connection issues?


Options are :

  • UTP patch cables
  • Antenna
  • Power adapter
  • Security standard

Answer :Antenna

A company needs to implement stronger authentication by adding an authentication factor to their wireless system. The wireless system only supports WPA with pre-shared keys, but the back-end authentication system supports EAP and TTLS. What should the network administrator implement?


Options are :

  • PKI with user authentication
  • 802.1x using EAP with MSCHAPv2
  • WPA2 with a complex shared key
  • MAC address filtering with IP filtering

Answer :802.1x using EAP with MSCHAPv2

CompTIA JK0-022 E2C Security Data & Host Security Exam Set 6

A network technician determines that two dynamically-assigned workstations have duplicate IP addresses. What command should the technician use to correct this issue?


Options are :

  • ipconfig /all
  • ipconfig /dhcp
  • ipconfig /release; ipconfig /renew
  • ipconfig /renew

Answer :ipconfig /release; ipconfig /renew

A network administrator is troubleshooting an issue with unstable wireless connections in a residence hall. Users on the first and second floors report that the hall’s SSID is not visible in the evenings. The network administrator has verified that the wireless system is operating normally. What is the cause of the issue being reported by the users?


Options are :

  • Internet router maintenance is scheduled
  • An ARP attack is underway
  • The SSID is set to hidden
  • A jammer is being used

Answer :Internet router maintenance is scheduled

You are creating a wireless link between two buildings in an office park utilizing the 802.11ac standard. The antenna chosen must have a small physical footprint and a minimal weight as it will be mounted on the outside of the building. Which type of antenna should you install?


Options are :

  • Whip
  • Omni-directional
  • Parabolic
  • Patch

Answer :Patch

N10-006 CompTIA Network+ Certification Practice Test Set 2

Your company has several small branch offices around the country, but you work as a network administrator at the centralized headquarters building. You need the capability of being able to remotely access any of the remote site's routers to configure the without having to fly to each location in person. Your company's CIO is worried that allowing remote access could allow an attacker to gain administrative access to the company's network devices. Which of the following is the MOST secure way to prevent this from occurring, while still allowing you to access the devices remotely?


Options are :

  • Create an out-of-band management network
  • Install an out-of-band modem
  • Configure the remote router's ACLs to only permit Telnet traffic
  • Configure the remote router's ACLs to only permit HTTP traffic

Answer :Create an out-of-band management network

A facility would like to verify each individual's identity prior to allowing access to its server room and datacenter. Additionally, the building should ensure that users do not tailgate behind other users. What solution would BEST meet these requirements?


Options are :

  • Implement a biometric reader at the datacenter entrance and require passage through a mantrap
  • Implement a security guard at the facility entrance and a keypad at the data center entrance
  • Implement a CCTV camera and a proximity reader at the data center entrance
  • Implement a biometric reader at the facility entrance and a proximity card at the data center entrance

Answer :Implement a biometric reader at the datacenter entrance and require passage through a mantrap

Which of the following is MOST likely to use an RJ-11 connector to connect a computer to an ISP using a POTS line?


Options are :

  • Multilayer switch
  • Access point
  • Analog modem
  • DOCSIS modem

Answer :Analog modem

220-701 A+ Essentials Certification Practice Exam Set 10

A company is installing several APs for a new wireless system that requires users to authenticate to the domain. The network technician would like to authenticate to a central point. What solution would be BEST to achieve this?


Options are :

  • TACACS+ device and RADIUS server
  • TACACS and proxy server
  • RADIUS server and access point
  • RADIUS server and network controller

Answer :RADIUS server and access point

A technician installs three new switches to a company’s infrastructure. The network technician notices that all the switch port lights at the front of each switch flash rapidly when powered on and connected. Additionally, there are rapidly flashing amber lights on the switches when they started up the next day. What is happening to the switches?


Options are :

  • The switches are running through their spanning tree process
  • The switches are having problems communicating with each other
  • The switches are connected and detected a spanning tree loop
  • The switches are not functioning properly and need to be disconnected

Answer :The switches are running through their spanning tree process

Your network security manager wants a monthly report of the security posture of all the assets on the network (e.g. workstations, servers, routers, switches, firewalls). The report should include any feature of a system or appliance that is missing a security patch, OS update, or other essential security feature, as well as its risk severity. Which solution would work best to find this data?


Options are :

  • Security policy
  • Penetration test
  • Virus scan
  • Vulnerability scanner

Answer :Vulnerability scanner

CompTIA JK0-022 E2C Security Data & Host Security Exam Set 5

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) wants to improve the security of the company's data. Which management control should be implemented to ensure employees are using encryption to transmit any sensitive information over the network?


Options are :

  • Policies
  • VPN
  • HTTPS
  • Standards

Answer :Policies

After a company rolls out software updates, Ann, a lab researcher, is no longer able to use the lab equipment connected to her PC. The technician contacts the vendor and determines there is an incompatibility with the latest version of the drivers. Which of the following should the technician perform in order to get the researcher back to work as quickly as possible?


Options are :

  • Roll back the drivers to the previous version
  • Reset Ann's equipment configuration from a backup
  • Downgrade the PC to a working patch level
  • Restore Ann's PC to the last known good configuration

Answer :Roll back the drivers to the previous version

(This is a simulated Performance-Based Question.) You are a network administrator troubleshooting an issue with a newly-installed web server. The web server is available to internal network users, but users from outside the internal network (Internet users) cannot reach the server. You run an IPCONFIG and receive the configuration below:

Which of the following is the MOST LIKELY reason why the server is unreachable from the Internet?


Options are :

  • The configured DNS server is not reachable by the web server.
  • The gateway IP has been configured incorrectly.
  • The Layer 3 switch port connecting the web server is blocking port 80.
  • NAT has not been configured on the border firewall.

Answer :NAT has not been configured on the border firewall.

CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 Exam Preparation (Latest Version) Set 2

It is 3 am on a Saturday and you just received a call from a system administrator that reports multiple network outages across the office network. It is snowing heavily outside and the roads are inaccessible for you to get to the building to check the configuration of the network devices. What technology should you use to connect to the network from your home office in order to troubleshoot the network outages?


Options are :

  • HTTP
  • Telnet
  • SNMP
  • SSH

Answer :SSH

Your company has two office buildings which are connected via copper network cable that is buried underground. There is some construction being performed near the buildings. Now, the second building discovers they have suffered a network outage that doesn't appear to be temporary. What is the MOST likely cause of the outage?


Options are :

  • Cross-talk on the cable
  • An open circuit has been created
  • Electromagnetic interference on the cable
  • Signal attenuation on the cable

Answer :An open circuit has been created

Mark is setting up a DHCP server on a segment of the corporate LAN. Which of the following options is NOT required in the DHCP scope in order to allow hosts on that LAN segment to be assigned a dynamic IP addresses and to still be able to access the Internet and internal company servers?


Options are :

  • Default gateway
  • Reservations
  • DNS servers
  • Subnet mask

Answer :Reservations

SY0-401 CompTIA Security+ Certification Practice Exam Set 10

A technician added memory to a router, but that memory is never recognized by the router. The router is then powered down, and the technician relocates all of the memory to different modules. On startup, the router does not boot and displays memory errors. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of this issue?


Options are :

  • VTP
  • Driver update
  • ESD
  • Halon particles

Answer :ESD

A company owns four kiosks that are in close proximity within a shopping center. The owner is concerned about someone accessing the Internet via the kiosk's wireless network. What should be implemented to provide wireless access only to the employees working at the kiosk?


Options are :

  • Firewall
  • Web filtering
  • MAC filtering
  • Host-based antivirus

Answer :MAC filtering

(This is a simulated Performance-Based Question. On the real certification exam, you will be asked to drag-and-drop the correct antennas onto the APs.) 

Your company has just purchased a new building down the street for its executive suites. You have been asked to select the proper type of antennas to establish a wireless connection between the two buildings.

Which of the following is the BEST antenna configuration to use for AP4 and AP5 in order to control the signal propagation and to minimize the chances of the signal being intercepted?


Options are :

  • Pick a 5 dB Right Directional for AP4 and a 5 dB Left Direction for AP5
  • Pick a 15 dB Right Parabolic for AP4 and a 15 dB Left Parabolic for AP5
  • Pick a 5 dB Left Directional for AP4 and a 5 dB Right Direction for AP5
  • Pick a 15 dB Left Parabolic for AP4 and a 15 dB Right Parabolic for AP5

Answer :Pick a 15 dB Right Parabolic for AP4 and a 15 dB Left Parabolic for AP5

N10-006 CompTIA Network+ Certification Practice Test Set 6

(This is a simulated Performance-Based Question.) 

The company’s corporate headquarters provided your branch office a portion of their Class C subnet to use at a new office location. In the next several questions, you will be asked to allocate the minimum number of addresses using CIDR notation in order to accommodate each department’s needs. 

What is the correct CIDR notation for the Sales department's subnet which requires 55 devices?


Options are :

  • /25
  • /26
  • /27
  • /28
  • /29
  • /30

Answer :/26

(This is a simulated Performance-Based Question.)

What type of cable would you use to connect a computer to a switch?


Options are :

  • Crossover
  • RG-6
  • Rollover
  • RS-232
  • Straight-through

Answer :Straight-through

(This is a simulated Performance-Based Question.) A home user performs a speed test using SpeedTest.net and receives the follow report:

Which of the following is a correct interpretation of these results?


Options are :

  • The user's PC downloaded 99.79 MB of data from the website and uploaded 116.61 MB of data to the website.
  • The user's PC is downloading information faster than it uploads because it has an asynchronous connection.
  • The user's PC is receiving data at 99.79 Mbps and sending data to the server at 116.61 Mbps.
  • The SpeedTest website is downloading data to its server at 99.79 Mbps and uploading data from its server at 116.61 Mbps.

Answer :The user's PC is receiving data at 99.79 Mbps and sending data to the server at 116.61 Mbps.

JK0-017 CompTIA E2C Project+ Certification Practice Exam Set 7

A technician has installed an 802.11n network and most users are able to see speeds of up to 300Mbps. There are few users who have an 802.11n network card but are unable to get speeds higher than 108Mbps. What should the technician do to fix the issue?


Options are :

  • Upgrade the OS version to 64-bit
  • Roll back the firmware on WLAN card
  • Install a vulnerability patch
  • Upgrade the WLAN card driver

Answer :Upgrade the WLAN card driver

A malicious user is blocking mobile devices from connecting to the Internet when other people are in the coffee shop. What is the malicious user implementing?


Options are :

  • Removing the AP from the classroom
  • ACL
  • Jamming
  • Firewall
  • IPS

Answer :Jamming

Which of the following provides origin authenticity through source authentication, data integrity through hash functions, and confidentiality through encryption protection for IP packets?


Options are :

  • IPSEC
  • SHA
  • DES
  • CRC

Answer :IPSEC

CompTIA JK0-801 A+ Networking & PC Hardware Practice Exam Set 6

Routing prefixes, which are assigned in blocks by IANA and distributed by the Regional Internet Registry (RIR), are known as what?


Options are :

  • Network handle
  • Autonomous system number
  • Route aggregation
  • Top level domain

Answer :Autonomous system number

Which of the following BEST describes how a DHCP reservation works?


Options are :

  • By leasing a set of reserved IP addresses according to their category
  • By letting the network switches assign IP addresses from a reserved pool
  • By assigning options to the computers on the network by priority
  • By matching a MAC address to an IP address within the DHCP scope

Answer :By matching a MAC address to an IP address within the DHCP scope

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