CCNA Exploration 1: ENetwork Chapter 1 Exam Answers (v4.0)

ENetwork Chapter 1 – CCNA Exploration: Network Fundamentals (Version 4.0)

1. Which of the following descriptions are true regarding the management connections on a Cisco router? (Choose three.)

  • They are non-network connections.
  • They are used to connect the router to the rest of the production network.
  • They are synchronous serial ports.
  • They are used for initial router configuration.
  • They are asynchronous serial ports.
  • They are accessed using their assigned IP address.

2. The console port can be used for which of the following? (Choose three.)

  • debugging.
  • password recovery.
  • routing data between networks.
  • troubleshooting.
  • connecting one router to another.

3. Which of the following describes the function of a WAN?

  • connects peripherals in a single location.
  • connects multiple networks in a single building.
  • provides connectivity on a LAN.
  • provides connectivity over a large geographic area.

4. An internetwork must include which of the following? (Choose three.)

  • switching.
  • static addressing.
  • IETF standardization.
  • dynamic or static routing.
  • consistent end-to-end addressing.

5. ABC Company just purchased three new routers to start their company network. Which items are needed to establish a terminal session between a PC and the router for the initial configuration? (Choose three.)

  • straight-through cable.
  • terminal emulation software.
  • rollover cable.
  • RJ-45 to DB-9 connector.
  • V.35 cable.

6. Terminal emulation software, such as HyperTerminal, can be used to configure a router. Which of the following HyperTerminal options shown in the graphic are correctly set to allow configuration of a Cisco router? (Choose three.)

  • bits per second.
  • data bits.
  • parity.
  • stop bits.
  • flow control.

7. Which of the following devices are used in the construction of a WAN? (Choose three.)

  • hubs.
  • routers.
  • communication servers.
  • transceivers.
  • modems.
  • multi-port repeaters.

8. Which of the following are functions of RAM? (Choose three.)

  • contains startup configuration file.
  • stores routing table.
  • holds fast switching cache.
  • retains contents when power is removed.
  • stores running configuration file.

9. Why is a console connection to a router or switch preferred when troubleshooting? (Choose two.)

  • can be accessed remotely.
  • does not depend on network services.
  • displays startup and error messages by default.
  • does not require special components.

10. Which basic components do a router and a standard desktop PC have in common? (Choose three.)

  • CPU.
  • hard drive.
  • input/output interfaces.
  • keyboard.
  • monitor.
  • system bus.

11. During the initial configuration of a 2600 series Cisco router, which cable is required for connecting a PC to the console port?

  • twisted.
  • crossover.
  • rollover.
  • straight.

12. A router is composed of many internal components. Which of the following components stores a copy of the router’s configuration file?

  • metal-oxide memory.
  • read only memory.
  • flash memory.
  • non-volatile random access memory.

13. What contains the instructions that a router uses to control the flow of traffic through its interfaces?

  • packet configuration.
  • configuration files.
  • flash memory.
  • internal components.

14. Several Ethernet hosts on a LAN need the gateway services of a Cisco 2500 series router. Which of the following would be needed to physically connect a router to all of the hosts on the LAN? (Choose two.)

  • a crossover cable between the transceiver on a router and a switch.
  • a crossover cables between a switch and hosts on a LAN.
  • a straight-through cable between the auxiliary port on a router and a switch.
  • a rollover cable between the console port on a router and a switch.
  • straight-through cables between a switch and hosts on a LAN.
  • a straight-through cable between the transceiver on a router and a switch.

15. Which router component holds the configuration file when power is lost?

  • volatile random access memory.
  • read only memory.
  • non-volatile random access memory.
  • flash memory.

16. Which of the following layers of the OSI model are incorporated in WAN standards? (Choose two.)

  • physical layer.
  • application layer.
  • transport layer.
  • data link layer.
  • session layer.

17. Which of the following are true regarding router interfaces? (Choose three.)

  • provide temporary memory for the router configuration files.
  • connect the router to the network for packet entry and exit.
  • can be on the motherboard or a separate module.
  • hold the IOS image.
  • connect the router to LANs and WANs.

18. Which of the following tasks can be accomplished through a management connection on a router? (Choose three.)

  • troubleshooting problems.
  • monitoring the system.
  • capturing LAN data packets.
  • configuring the router.
  • routing data packets.

19. What do routers use to select the best path for outgoing data packets?

  • ARP tables.
  • bridging tables.
  • routing tables.
  • switching tables.

20. Which of the following are functions of NVRAM? (Choose two.)

  • stores the routing table.
  • retains contents when power is removed.
  • stores the startup configuration file.
  • contains the running configuration file.
  • stores the ARP table.

21. Select the statements that correctly describe flash memory in a 2600 series router? (Choose two.)

  • holds the startup configuration by default.
  • can be upgraded with single in-line memory modules.
  • stores Cisco IOS software images.
  • stores routing table information by default.
  • maintains the only copy of an IOS image after the router is booted.
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