Name: 
 

IT Essentials objective 5.2



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

On the World Wide Web, the client is called a(n) ____.
a.
Web host
c.
cable modem
b.
Web browser
d.
application port
 

 2. 

____ is responsible for communicating problems with transmission.
a.
ARP
c.
RARP
b.
ICMP
d.
Getmac
 

 3. 

The ____ utility displays the NIC’s MAC address.
a.
ARP
c.
ping
b.
ipconfig
d.
getmac
 

 4. 

Dial-up networking works by using ____ Protocol to send packets of data over phone lines.
a.
Simple Mail Transfer
c.
File Transfer
b.
Point-to-Point
d.
Integrated Services
 

 5. 

One of the possible file extensions for a Web page is ____.
a.
.exe
c.
.bat
b.
.txt
d.
.htm
 

 6. 

The final segment of a domain name is called the ____ domain and tells you something about the organization or individual who owns the name.
a.
bottom-level
c.
top-level
b.
extension-level
d.
suffix-level
 

 7. 

To know if a connection to a Web site is secured, look for ____ in the browser address box and a lock icon at the bottom of the browser window.
a.
ssl
c.
cert
b.
tls
d.
https
 

 8. 

A traveling user needs to access the company’s network through a wireless access point when he is in the office. What type of hardware do you recommend?      
a.
An IrDA card
c.
An 802.3 adapter
b.
An IEEE-1394 adapter
d.
An 802.11 adapter
 

 9. 

You have been asked to make a recommendation to improve the performance of a client’s network. When you examine the network architecture, you find that it is based on low-speed hubs. What should you suggest to improve the LAN’s performance?
a.
Install higher speed hubs to minimize system upgrade costs and maintain compatibility with the existing network structure
c.
Install routers to replace the hubs. Router performance is so much better than hubs that the network performance increase is very noticeable
b.
Install high-speed switches to replace the old hubs. This provides more intelligent transmission of the information around the network
d.
Install a router to better control information movement in the network and replace the hubs with switches to improve network traffic
 

 10. 

What Windows tool can be used to configure most modern routers?      
a.
The Windows Explorer interface
c.
The MSCONFIG utility
b.
The Device Manager utility
d.
The Internet Explorer web browser
 

 11. 

You are trying to determine the best place to locate your desk in a large open office area. You communicate with the office network through a wireless 802.11b PC Card adapter in your notebook computer. There are three different access points (APs) positioned more or less equally around the periphery of the office. What is the easiest way to determine where to put your desk?
a.
Use the power meter in the wireless device’s configuration program to view the relative signal strength as you move your portable around the office. Put the desk in the area of the room where the meter shows the highest signal strength
c.
Use the power meter in the wireless device’s configuration program to view the relative signal strengths of the different APs and then configure your notebook card to communicate with the strongest one. You can put the desk anywhere in the office you like
b.
Use the power meter in the wireless device’s configuration program to view the relative signal strengths of the different APs and then place your desk near the strongest one
d.
Obtain a handheld power meter to take high-quality samples of the signal strengths produced by the different APs and then configure your wireless card to communicate with the AP that has the highest signal strength. Then place the desk in the area where that AP is strongest
 

 12. 

Your boss has called you into his office to look at his Internet Explorer. He is having trouble getting a current copy of his favorite online news website since another technician upgraded his system to IE7 yesterday. Under the new Internet Explorer version, he can view only yesterday’s page and cannot access more current information for that web page. What do you need to do to get him today’s version of the news site?
a.
Reset his Windows Date and Time Properties to display today’s time and date information
c.
Access Internet Options in the IE Tools menu and then click the Settings button. In the Browser history area, set the Check for Newer Version of Stored Pages to Every Time I Visit the Web page
b.
Access the Services console in the Microsoft Management Console and restart the IE History cache
d.
Access Internet Options in the IE Tools menu and then click the Settings button. In the History area, reduce the Days to Keep Pages in History Setting to 0 to force the system to display only today’s web history
 

 13. 

Which connector is used to attach a cable modem to a router?
a.
Type F
c.
RJ-45
b.
RJ-11
d.
BNC
 

 14. 

Which of the following network types would not employ a dedicated DHCP server for automatic addressing functions?
a.
Peer-to-peer
c.
Internet
b.
Intranet
d.
Extranet
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 

 15. 

You are traveling and you want to add yourself to the wireless network in your hotel. What do you need to do to join yourself to the hotel’s hot spot using your laptop with built-in Wi-Fi? (Select all that apply.)
 a.
Configure the SSID on your laptop to match the local access point
 c.
Configure the Proxy Server settings in Internet Explorer
 b.
Confiure WEP on your laptop to match the local AP
 d.
Configure your Wi-Fi channel setting to match the local AP
 



 
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