CompTIA Network+ 6 Certification Practice Exams - 2019 Set 7

A technician is investigating a server performance issue. The technician has gathered the server utilization statistics. Which of the following should the technician use to determine which statistics are not in the normal range?


Options are :

  • Baseline review (Correct)
  • System life-cycle report
  • Archiving logs
  • Vulnerability scan

Answer : Baseline review

A technician is investigating the cause of a network outage. Which of the following documents should be checked to rule out configuration issues?


Options are :

  • Network log files
  • Change management records (Correct)
  • Inventory management
  • Logical diagrams

Answer : Change management records

A network administrator gets a call regarding intermittent network outages across the country. Which of the following should be used to connect to the network so the administrator can troubleshoot this issue from home? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • SSH (Correct)
  • VPN (Correct)
  • SMTP
  • FTP
  • SNMP

Answer : SSH VPN

A content filter is set to analyze XML and JSON that users access from the Internet. At which of the following layers is this analysis taking place?


Options are :

  • 7
  • 3
  • 1
  • 6 (Correct)
  • 5

Answer : 6

A company has a web-based application that is used by many different departments. The company has experienced some overload of resources on the database server. The network administrator implements a network device in between the servers and the database. Which of the following BEST describes the purpose of this device?


Options are :

  • Port sniffing and protocol analysis
  • Content filtering and network analysis
  • Clustering and NIC teaming
  • Load balancing and providing high availability (Correct)

Answer : Load balancing and providing high availability

A network technician is implementing a solution on the network to hide the workstation internal IP addresses across a WAN. Which of the following is the technician configuring?


Options are :

  • RIP
  • DMZ
  • NAT (Correct)
  • QoS

Answer : NAT

A network administrator is testing connectivity at a new corporate site. The site has a wireless guest as well as a wired employee network. After verifying connectivity, the administrator checks link speeds by using a speed testing website. The speed testing website shows lower download and upload speeds for the wired network than the wireless network. Which of the following is the MOST likely explanation?


Options are :

  • The wireless access points were misconfigured
  • The firewall is configured to throttle traffic to specific websites
  • There is less local congestion on the wireless network
  • The testing server for the wired network was farther away (Correct)

Answer : The testing server for the wired network was farther away

A small town is attempting to attract tourists who visit larger nearby cities. A network engineer is asked to implement a network encompassing the five-block town center and nearby businesses. The inclusion of smartphones and portable devices is crucial to the plan. Which of the following is the network engineer being askedto implement?


Options are :

  • PAN
  • MAN (Correct)
  • LAN
  • WAN

Answer : MAN

A technician is planning a remote-access strategy to manage routers and switches on a dedicated management network. The management network is segregated from the production network and uses site-to-site VPN connections. Some of the equipment does not support encryption. Which of the following should thetechnician choose that all the equipment would support?


Options are :

  • SSL
  • SSH
  • IPSec
  • Telnet (Correct)

Answer : Telnet

Ann, a network technician, has just installed a fiber switch in a datacenter. To run the fiber cabling, Ann plans the cable route over the top of the rack using the cable trays, down to the switch, coiling up any excess cable. As Ann configures the switch, she notices several messages in the logging buffer stating the receivesignal of the SFP is too weak. Which of the following is MOST likely the cause of the errors in the logging buffer?


Options are :

  • Fiber cable mismatch
  • Bad fiber switch
  • Bend radius exceeded (Correct)
  • Fiber type mismatch

Answer : Bend radius exceeded

A technician is assigned to secure a basic wireless network. Which of the following authentication protocols should the technician use to perform this task? (Choose two.)


Options are :

  • SNMP
  • RDP
  • EAP (Correct)
  • WPA2 (Correct)
  • SSL

Answer : EAP WPA2

A network administrator needs to transmit traffic to geographically diverse sites to improve performance. Which of the following devices would BEST direct traffic to the remote sites?


Options are :

  • Bridge
  • Hub
  • Switch
  • Router (Correct)

Answer : Router

A network engineer arrives at work and discovers that many users are having problems when attempting to connect to the company network shared drives. Thenetwork operations center (NOC) technician just completed server upgrades the night before. To which of the following documents should the NOC technician referto determine what potentially caused the connectivity problem?


Options are :

  • Cable management
  • Network maps
  • Release notes
  • Change management (Correct)

Answer : Change management

A penetration tester has been tasked with reconnaissance to determine which ports are open on the network. Which of the following tasks should be done FIRST?(Choose two.)


Options are :

  • Banner grab
  • Network scan (Correct)
  • Tracert (Correct)
  • DHCP server check
  • Brute-force attack

Answer : Network scan Tracert

A forensic first responder arrives at the scene where an employee is suspected to have committed a computer-based crime. Which of the following should the first responder do FIRST?


Options are :

  • Take pictures upon arrival
  • Secure the area (Correct)
  • Document the scene
  • Implement chain of custody

Answer : Secure the area

A company has hundreds of nodes on a single subnet and has decided to implement VLANs. Which of the following BEST describes the benefit of this approach?


Options are :

  • It provides multiple collision domains on one switchport
  • It segments broadcast domains in the network infrastructure (Correct)
  • It provides multiple broadcast domains within a single collision domain
  • It provides a faster port to all servers

Answer : It segments broadcast domains in the network infrastructure

An assistant systems analyst reports the following findings of an investigation of slow Internet connections in a remote office to the senior systems analyst:Which of the following devices is causing the issue?


Options are :

  • Switch 1
  • Switch 2
  • Router
  • Firewall (Correct)

Answer : Firewall

A network technician recently installed a new server on a network. The technician must ensure the server does not have any unnecessary services running. The IP address of the server is 204.211.38.50. Which of the following commands would allow the technician to make this determination?


Options are :

  • nslookup
  • nmap (Correct)
  • route
  • pathping

Answer : nmap

A network technician is installing a new network switch is looking for an appropriate fiber optic patch cable. The fiber optic patch panel uses a twist-style connector. The switch uses a SFP module. Which of the following connector types should the fiber patch cable have?


Options are :

  • LC
  • SC
  • ST (Correct)
  • MTRJ
  • MTP

Answer : ST

A network administrator is setting up a web-based application that needs to be continually accessible to the end users. Which of the following concepts would BEST ensure this requirement?


Options are :

  • High availability (Correct)
  • Snapshots
  • NIC teaming
  • Cold site

Answer : High availability

A system administrator receives reports from users of odd behavior in regard to a recently installed server. While reviewing the server network configuration, the systems administrator does both a forward and a reverse DNS lookup on the host, along with the network adapter configuration.Which of the following is the problem identified in the output above?


Options are :

  • There is no reverse DNS entry for this host.
  • The DNS lookup entry is incorrectly configured. (Correct)
  • The server IP address is incorrectly configured.
  • The reverse DNS entry is pointing to a different host.

Answer : The DNS lookup entry is incorrectly configured.

A network technician is considering opening ports on the firewall for an upcoming VoIP PBX implementation. Which of the following protocols is the technician MOST likely to consider? (Choose three.)


Options are :

  • SIP (Correct)
  • SMB
  • H.323 (Correct)
  • RTP (Correct)
  • ICMP
  • NTP

Answer : SIP H.323 RTP

A network technician is attempting to troubleshoot a connectivity issue. The issue is only reported during the evening hours, and only a single workstation loses connectivity. Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the issue?


Options are :

  • Nightly backups are consuming excessive bandwidth.
  • The user has violated the AUP, and Internet access has been restricted. (Correct)
  • The router has a time-based ACL, applied for the network segment.
  • A light source is creating EMI interference, affecting the UTP cabling.

Answer : The user has violated the AUP, and Internet access has been restricted.

A network engineer wants to a segment the network into multiple broadcast domains. Which of the following devices would allow for communication between thesegments?


Options are :

  • Load balancer
  • Bridge
  • Layer 3 switch (Correct)
  • Layer 2 switch

Answer : Layer 3 switch

A network engineer is designing a new IDF in an old building. The engineer determines the equipment will fit in a two-post rack, and there is power available for thisequipment. Which of the following would be the FIRST issue to remediate?


Options are :

  • Power redundancy
  • Circuit labeling
  • Air flow and cooling (Correct)
  • UPS capability

Answer : Air flow and cooling

A network technician is connecting two switches together. Which of the following protocols should the technician use to increase speed and fault tolerance?


Options are :

  • LACP (Correct)
  • SIP
  • BGP
  • LLDP

Answer : LACP

A technician is connecting a router directly to a PC using the G1/0/1 interface. Without the use of auto-sensing ports, which of the following cables should be used?


Options are :

  • Rollover
  • Straight-through
  • Console
  • Crossover (Correct)

Answer : Crossover

A network technician is building a network for a small office. The office currently has cable TV and now requires access to the Internet without adding any cabling other than what is already in place. Which of the following solutions should the technician install to meet these requirements?


Options are :

  • DSL modem
  • Wireless router
  • DOCSIS modem (Correct)
  • Access point

Answer : DOCSIS modem

A network engineer is configuring wireless access for guests at an organization. Access to other areas in the organization should not be accessible to guests.Which of the following represents the MOST secure method to configure guest access to the wireless network?


Options are :

  • The existing wireless network should be configured to allow guest access
  • Guests should log into the current wireless network using credentials obtained upon entering the facility
  • An additional wireless network should be configured to allow guest access
  • Guests should log into a separate wireless network using a captive portal (Correct)

Answer : Guests should log into a separate wireless network using a captive portal

An engineer is reviewing the implementation requirements for an upcoming project. The basic requirements identified by the customer include the following: WLAN architecture supporting speeds in excess of 150 Mbps Clientless remote network access Port-based network access controlWhich of the following solution sets properly addresses all of the identified requirements?


Options are :

  • 802.11a, IPSec VPN, 802.1x
  • 802.11ac, MPLS, 802.3
  • 802.11b, PPTP, 802.1x
  • 802.11g, MS-CHAP, 802.16
  • 802.11n, SSL-VPN, 802.1x (Correct)

Answer : 802.11n, SSL-VPN, 802.1x

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