CCNA Discovery 4: DCompNtwk Chapter 5 Exam Answers v4.0

1. Which rule should be followed when implementing the security requirements of a network design?

  • Always use a common security plan for all business needs.
  • As standard practice, lower access restrictions for users if cost is too high.
  • Avoid reducing security in order to add additional network capabilities.
  • When possible, implement an IDS to protect users from spam.

2. What limitations of the 2960 switch prevent it from providing the services needed in the Distribution layer?

  • It is limited to copper connections.
  • It does not support QoS.
  • It does not support voice VLAN capability.
  • It does not support route summarization.

3. When considering converged network designs, it is important to identify appropriate service demands. What is a concern when preparing a network design to fit this environment?

  • business data compensation for sensitivity to noise
  • location and placement of firewalls
  • voice-level quality of service
  • security policy requirements

4. Which three design requirements are implemented at the access layer? (Choose three.)

  • PoE
  • VLANs
  • high-density routing
  • packet filtering
  • rapidly converging routing protocols
  • QoS traffic classification and marking

5. Refer to the exhibit. Which statement is true regarding how the ISP router filters traffic?

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  • Traffic from the address to any destination on the Internet is denied.
  • Traffic from any source address entering the ISP router interface s0/0/0 is permitted.
  • Only traffic with a source address of is allowed into the ISP router interface s0/0/0.
  • All traffic from the network can access the Internet.
  • Traffic from any source address can access the network.

6. Which two factors should be considered when designing a wireless LAN that provides seamless roaming capabilities? (Choose two.)

  • use of a wireless controller to manage IP addressing
  • type of routing protocols
  • location of existing wired clients
  • coverage
  • position of MDF

7. What are three features of a Catalyst 2960 switch? (Choose three.)

  • network layer functionality
  • redundant power availability
  • route summarization
  • SNMP
  • switch clustering
  • inter-VLAN routing

8. A company lists this equipment in their network design:

Two Catalyst 4503 Layer 3 switches
One 5500 security appliance firewall
Two Catalyst 6509 switches
Two lightweight access points
Two Catalyst 2960 switches

Which two types of devices would be appropriate to use at the access layer to provide end-user connectivity? (Choose two.)

  • Catalyst 4503 switches
  • Cisco 1841 router
  • Catalyst 6509 switches
  • lightweight access points
  • Catalyst 2960 switches

9. Which two statements are true regarding the following extended ACL? (Choose two.)

access-list 101 deny tcp any eq 20
access-list 101 deny tcp any eq 21
access-list 101 permit ip any any
  • FTP traffic originating from network is denied.
  • All traffic is implicitly denied.
  • FTP traffic destined for the network is denied.
  • Telnet traffic originating on network is denied.
  • Web traffic originating from is permitted.

10. Which statement applies to a large network with thousands of nodes?

  • Each wireless phone is normally in a separate VLAN for security reasons.
  • Multiple firewalls exist throughout the access layer for maximum security protection.
  • Firewalls cannot be implemented in the multilayer switches and routers.
  • Intrusion detection is more likely to be performed by a separate device rather than integrated into a switch or router

11. A state-funded college wants to implement Cisco wireless IP phones for employees to use while on campus. college currently has only wired network device access. Which two devices must be incorporated into the network design to best accommodate roaming for wireless IP phones? (Choose two.)

  • voice VLAN capable switch
  • autonomous AP
  • PoE switch
  • Cisco wireless LAN controller
  • 2960 switch with 48 100-Mb ports
  • lightweight access points

12. What type of WAN service is Frame Relay?

  • dedicated
  • cell switched
  • packet switched
  • circuit switched

13. Refer to the exhibit. What is an advantage of having two links connected between the two switches shown?

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  • provides redundancy in case one of the switches fails
  • provides connectivity to Switch1 when the link to the server fails
  • provides connectivity when one of the connections between the switches fails
  • provides power to the other switch when the other switch has lost AC power

14. What is the function of the access layer in the Cisco three-layer hierarchical internetworking model?

  • provides QoS classification and marking
  • implements a fast-converging routing protocol
  • uses routed interconnections between devices
  • aggregates traffic and performs route summarization

15. When applying network security, what security measure should be implemented first?

  • securing the network devices
  • implementing the firewalls or filters at the enterprise edge
  • applying security to resources accessed by internal users
  • applying ACLs to the interfaces of the routers in the internal network

16. What characteristic of a network supports high availability?

  • VPNs
  • high-bandwidth paths to servers
  • redundancy
  • wireless management

17. What is integrated into a Cisco IP phone to reduce the number of ports needed in the wiring closet?

  • hub
  • router
  • switch
  • firewall appliance

18. Which network design process identifies where to place access points?

  • site survey
  • risk assessment
  • scalability design
  • network protocol analysis

19. Using expandable, modular network devices is a key element of what network design criteria?

  • availability
  • performance
  • scalability
  • security

20. What is a primary function of a wireless LAN controller?

  • tuning each AP channel for optimal coverage
  • providing PoE to the wireless clients
  • distributing VLAN information to the wireless clients
  • serving as the point of connection between wireless clients and the wired LAN

21. What characteristic in a routing protocol allows it to support the network design criteria for availability?

  • CIDR support
  • fast convergence
  • timed updates
  • VLSM suppor

22. A network designer is evaluating the network security implementation for an organization. The designer recommends adding network security devices in front of the server farm, although network security devices have been deployed in the Enterprise Edge for two years. What type of attack can be effectively prevented with this recommendation?

  • virus attack
  • internal attack
  • Internet attack
  • phishing attack

23. Refer to the exhibit. The branch office needs constant access to the servers in the enterprise headquarters. Therefore, a backup Frame Relay link is added. A network administrator is configuring the routers in the branch office to make sure that when the backup Frame Relay link is used, only the traffic to access the enterprise headquarters is allowed. Which statement is true about the routing configuration on branch office edge routers?

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  • The command ip route serial 0/0 50 should be configured on BE2.
  • The command ip route serial 0/0 50 should be configured on BE1.
  • The command ip route serial 0/0 50 should be configured on BE2.
  • The command ip route serial 0/0 50 should be configured on BE1.

24. An automobile sales company is establishing a new, small sales showroom in a downtown area. To update the inventory database, the new sales office will need a WAN connection to the headquarters that is located in the suburban area. The WAN connection should be around a 4 Mb/s connection. Which WAN service will provide the most economical approach to meet the requirement?

  • DSL
  • ATM
  • T1 line
  • Frame Relay

25. A network designer is selecting a WAN technology for connections between the headquarters of an organization and its branch offices. In this context, what is one advantage of choosing Frame Relay over a T1 line?

  • more secure
  • flexible bandwidth
  • shared media across the link
  • efficiency with fixed length packet size

26. To reduce office overhead, a downtown company now requires that their customer service representatives w from home. All of the employees are located either downtown or in a nearby suburban area. Each employee requires high speed service and connectivity to the Internet through their local ISP. Which term describes thi WAN service?

  • DSL
  • ATM
  • T1 line
  • Frame Relay



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