CISCO Certification Questions


What is CISCO CERTIFICATION ?

Cisco Certification is an IT Professional certification program for Cisco products taken by Networking Professionals. CISCO provides Cisco career certifications at five levels: Entry, Associate, Professional, Expert, and Architect levels. CCENT, CCNA and CCNP are the popular certifications in Cisco at different levels. IT professionals aiming for CISCO certifications should have strong knowledge on the fundamentals of the networking concepts, advanced concepts.


CCENT is an entry level certification - CCENT certification covers the following topics: operations of data networks, switched networks, IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements. Implementing a small routed network, identifying security threats, WAN tasks and more.


CCNA is an associate level certification - CCNA certification covers topics as Internetworking basics and models, OSI reference models, Ethernet, Data Encapsulation, TCP/IP, IP addresses, Sub netting basics, backing up and Cisco IOS and configuration, Routing basics, switching services, VLAN basics and memberships, IPv6 addressing and Routing protocols, Virtual private networks and more.


CCNP is a professional level certification - CCNP certification covers the following topics in the syllabus: Implementing a multi-area OSPF Network, eBGP based solution, IPv6 based solution, IPv4 or IPv6 based redistribution solution, Layer3 Path Control Solution, Security Extension of layer 2, Switch based layer 3 services, Infrastructure to support advanced services, Troubleshoot Multi Protocol system networks, Maintain and monitor network performance and more.


We have a large database of sample questions on 'Cisco certifications' that are frequently asked in the certification exam for your practice.


Q:

Which class of IP address provides a maximum of only 254 host addresses per network ID?

A) Class A B) Class B
C) Class C D) Class D
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Class C

Explanation:

Class C network address has only 8 bits for defining hosts : 

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Q:

If a switch has three computers connected to it, with no VLANs present, how many broadcast and collision domains is the switch creating?

A) Three broadcast and one collision B) Three broadcast and three collision
C) one broadcast and three collision D) One broadcast and one collision
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) one broadcast and three collision

Explanation:

If a switch has three computersconnected to it, with no VLANs present , one broadcast and three collision domains are created.

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Q:

What command will permit SMTP mail to only host 1.1.1.1?

A) access-list 10 permit smtp host 1.1.1.1 B) access-list 110 permit ip smtp host 1.1.1.1
C) access-list 10 permit tcp any host 1.1.1.1 eq smtp D) access-list 110 permit tcp any host 1.1.1.1 eq smtp
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) access-list 110 permit tcp any host 1.1.1.1 eq smtp

Explanation:

when trying to find the best answer to an access - list question, always check the access - list bnumber and then the protocol. When filtering to an upper - layer protocol, you must use an extended list, numbers 100 - 199 and 2000 - 2699. Also, when you filter to the port of an upper - layer protocol, you must use either tcp or udp in the ACL protocol field. If it says ip in the protocol field, you cannot filoter on the port number of an upper - layer protocol. SMTP uses TCP

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Q:

What is the subnet for host ID 10.16.3.65/23?

Answer

A/23 is 255.255.254.0. The third octet is a block size of 2.0, 2, 4. The subnet is in the 16.2.0 subnet; the broadcast address is 16.3.255

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Q:

What must happen if a DHCP IP conflict occurs?

A) Proxy ARP will fix the issue B) The client uses a gratuitous ARP to fix the issue
C) The administrator must fix the conflict by hand at the DHCP server D) The DHCP server will reassign new IP addresses to both computers
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) The administrator must fix the conflict by hand at the DHCP server

Explanation:

If a DHCP Conflict is detected, either by the server sending a ping and getting response or by a host using a gratuitous ARP (arp'ing for its own IP address and seeing if a host responds), then the server will hold that address and not use it again until it is fixed by an administrator.

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