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IT Essentials objective 5.3



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

 1. 

____ are connectivity devices that enable a workstation, server, printer, or other node to receive and transmit data over the network media.
a.
Routers
c.
Switches
b.
NICs
d.
Bridges
 

 2. 

A(n) ____ is a small, removable piece of plastic that contains a metal receptacle, which fits over a pair of pins on a circuit board to complete a circuit between those two pins.
a.
runt
c.
switch
b.
hub
d.
jumper
 

 3. 

A(n) ____ is a connector that plugs into a port, such as a serial or parallel or an RJ-45 port, and crosses over the transmit line to the receive line so that outgoing signals can be redirected into the computer for testing.
a.
runt
c.
gateway
b.
loopback plug
d.
bus
 

 4. 

Which of the following indicates that an operating “physical” connection is in place to a local area network?     
a.
Link lights are present and operating on the back of the network adapter card
c.
You can view the network adapter’s connection status in the Device Manager of the local machine
b.
You can ping the local host
d.
You can ping IP address 127.0.0.1
 

 5. 

You are working on a client computer that cannot see any other computers on the network. You check the TCP/IP configuration for the computer and find that it is set for 169.254.0.2. What is the most likely cause of the computer’s network problem?     
a.
You have an unplugged network cable
c.
The DNS function is not configured correctly on this client
b.
You have a missing DHCP server or bad router configuration
d.
TCP/IP is not configured properly
 

 6. 

Which of the following can be used to check the operation of a network adapter card?
a.
A cable tester
c.
A digital mulitmeter
b.
An Ethernet loopback cable
d.
A time domain reflectometer
 

 7. 

You have been sent to troubleshoot an Internet connectivity problem. When you try to ping the site’s FQDN, the site cannot be located; however, you can ping its IP address. What network function should be checked?
a.
DNS
c.
WINS
b.
DHCP
d.
FTP
 

 8. 

When you enter IPCONFIG in the Run dialog box, you momentarily see a black box on the display followed by an immediate return to the normal desktop screen. What is occurring with this command?
a.
This is a normal response for running a TCP/IP utility from the Run dialog box
c.
The local host is not communicating with the client computer. Therefore, there is no information for the IPCONFIG utility to report
b.
The network adapter is bad. Therefore, there is no information for the IPCONFIGutility to return
d.
The TCP/IP utility has not been configured on the local machine
 

 9. 

After statically assigning an IP address and subnet mask to a Windows XP machine, you try to ping the local adapter’s IP address, but you receive a Destination host unreachablemessage. What does this indicate?
a.
TCP/IP has not been loaded into the system
c.
TCP/IP is not working on the gateway device
b.
The local adapter’s IP address has not been initialized
d.
The default gateway is not functional
 

 10. 

A flashing indicator light on the back of a network adapter card indicates which of the following?
a.
Network activity is occurring
c.
A connection exists to an active network
b.
Data is being transferred from the NIC to the network media
d.
The NIC has been configured properly for TCP/IP operations
 



 
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