11.5.3 Module Quiz – Network Design Answers
1. Which cost-effective physical network topology design is recommended when building a three-tier campus network that connects three buildings?
- dual ring
- extended star
2. How much traffic is a 48-port gigabit switch capable of switching when operating at full wire speed?
- 48 Gb/s, by providing full bandwidth to each port
- 1 Gb/s, because data can only be forwarded from one port at a time
- 44 Gb/s, due to overhead requirements
- 24 Gb/s, because this is the maximum forwarding rate on Cisco switches
3. What is the term that is used for the area of a network that is affected when a device or network service experiences problems?
- collision domain
- user domain
- failure domain
- broadcast domain
4. Which type of router would an enterprise use to allow customers to access content anytime and anyplace, regardless of whether they are at home or work?
- branch routers
- network edge routers
- modular routers
- service provider routers
5. Which design feature will limit the size of a failure domain in an enterprise network?
- the purchase of enterprise equipment that is designed for large traffic volume
- the installation of redundant power supplies
- the use of a collapsed core design
- the use of the building switch block approach
6. What is a function of the distribution layer?
- fault isolation
- network access to the user
- high-speed backbone connectivity
- interconnection of large-scale networks in wiring closets
7. What is the function of PoE pass-through?
- allows switches, phones, and wireless access points to receive power over existing Ethernet cables from an upstream switch
- allows a multilayer switch to forward IP packets at a rate close to that of Layer 2 switching by bypassing the CPU
- allows multiple physical switch ports to be aggregated together and act as a single logical to increase bandwidth on trunk links
- allows a switch to disable redundant Layer 2 paths in the topology to prevent Layer 2 loops
8. Which function is supplied by the access layer in a three-layer network design?
- application of policies
- network access
- high-speed connectivity
- backbone connectivity
9. Which action should be taken when planning for redundancy on a hierarchical network design?
- Add alternate physical paths for data to traverse the network.
- Purchase backup equipment for every network device at the distribution layer.
- Immediately replace a nonfunctioning module, service ,or device on a network.
- Implement STP PortFast between the switches on the network.
10. What is a collapsed core in a network design?
- a combination of the functionality of the access, distribution, and core layers
- a combination of the functionality of the access and distribution layers
- a combination of the functionality of the distribution and core layers
- a combination of the functionality of the access and core layers
11. What is the name of the layer in the Cisco borderless switched network design that is considered to be the backbone used for high-speed connectivity and fault isolation?
- data link
- network access
12. Which technology is required when switched networks are designed to include redundant links?
- Spanning Tree Protocol
- virtual LANs
- virtual private networks
- link aggregation
13. Which feature could be used in a network design to increase the bandwidth by combining multiple physical links into a single logical link?
- trunk ports
14. Which statement describes a characteristic of Cisco Catalyst 2960 switches?
- New Cisco Catalyst 2960-C switches support PoE pass-through.
- They are best used as distribution layer switches.
- They do not support an active switched virtual interface (SVI) with IOS versions prior to 15.x.
- They are modular switches.
15. Which network design solution will best extend access layer connectivity to host devices?
- implementing wireless connectivity
- implementing redundancy
- implementing EtherChannel
- implementing routing protocols
16. What is a basic function of the Cisco Borderless Networks architecture distribution layer?
- Acting as a backbone
- Aggregating all the campus blocks
- Aggregating Layer 2 and Layer 3 routing boundaries
- Providing access to end-user devices
17. Which two previously independent technologies should a network administrator attempt to combine after choosing to upgrade to a converged network infrastructure? (Choose two.)
- Electrical system
- Mobile cell phone traffic
- Scanners and printers
- User data traffic
- VoIP phone traffic
18. How is a two-tier LAN network design implemented?
- The access, distribution, and core layers are collapsed into one tier to separate the backbone layer.
- The access and core layers are collapsed into one tier, and the distribution layer is on a separate tier.
- The access and distribution layers are collapsed into one tier, and the core layer is on a separate tier.
- The distribution and core layers are collapsed into one tier, and the access layer is on a separate tier.
19. A local law firm is redesigning the company network so that all 20 employees can be connected to a LAN and to the internet. The law firm would prefer a low-cost and easy solution for the project. What type of switch should be selected?
- fixed configuration
- modular configuration
- stackable configuration
- data center switch
- service provider switch
20. What is one function of a Layer 2 switch?
- determining which interface is used to forward a frame, based on the destination MAC address
- duplicating the electrical signal of each frame to every port
- forwarding data based on logical addressing
- learning the port assigned to a host by examining the destination MAC address
21. Which network device can be used to eliminate collisions on an Ethernet network?
- Wireless access point
22. Which type of address does a switch use to build the MAC address table?
- Destination IP address
- Destination MAC address
- Source IP address
- Source MAC address
23. What are two reasons a network administrator would segment a network with a Layer 2 switch? (Choose two.)
- To create fewer collision domains
- To create more broadcast domains
- To eliminate virtual circuits
- To enhance user bandwidth
- To isolate ARP request messages from the rest of the network
- To isolate traffic between segments
24. Which statement describes the microsegmentation feature of a LAN switch?
- All ports inside the switch form one collision domain.
- Each port forms a collision domain.
- Frame collisions are forwarded.
- The switch does not forward broadcast frames.
25. A ____________________ network is one that uses the same infrastructure to carry voice, data, and video signals.
26. In the Cisco enterprise architecture, which two functional parts of the network are combined to form a collapsed core design? (Choose two.)
- Access layer
- Core layer
- Distribution layer
- Enterprise edge
- Provider edge
27. What are two benefits of extending access layer connectivity to users through a wireless medium? (Choose two.)
- Decreased number of critical points of failure
- Increased bandwidth availability
- Increased flexibility
- Increased network management options
- Reduced costs
28. As the network administrator, you have been asked to implement EtherChannel on the corporate network. What does this configuration involve?
- Grouping multiple physical ports to increase bandwidth between two switches
- Grouping two devices to share a virtual IP address
- Providing redundant devices to allow traffic to flow in the event of device failure
- Providing redundant links that dynamically block or forward traffic
29. Which statement describes Cisco Meraki switches?
- They are campus LAN switches that perform the same functions as Cisco 2960 switches.
- They are cloud-managed access switches that enable virtual stacking of switches.
- They are service provider switches that aggregate traffic at the edge of the network.
- They promote infrastructure scalability, operational continuity, and transport flexibility.
30. What term is used to describe the thickness or height of a switch?
- Domain size
- Module size
- Port density
- Rack unit
31. What are two functions of a router? (Choose two.)
- It connects multiple IP networks.
- It controls the flow of data via the use of Layer 2 addresses.
- It determines the best path for sending packets.
- It increases the size of the broadcast domain.
- It manages the VLAN database.