Cisco CCNA and CCNP Practice Exam Questions: Etherchannels, Network Security, and More!

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Let's test your knowledge of Etherchannels, Voice protocols, and other important Cisco certification exam topics with these practice exam questions!  

Let’s test your knowledge of Etherchannels,Guest Posting Voice protocols, and other important Cisco certification exam topics with these practice exam questions!

CCNA / CCENT Certification:

You've just successfully bundled three separate physical trunks into an Etherchannel. What is the net effect on the overall port cost of these links?

A. The Etherchannel will have a single port cost, and it will be lower than that of the separate links.

B. The Etherchannel will have a single port cost, and it will be higher than that of the separate links.

C. The Etherchannel will have a single port cost roughly equivalent to that of the separate links.

D. Etherchannels do not have port costs.

Answer: A. The Etherchannel will appear in various Cisco switch commands as "port-channel0", and this virtual interface will appear with a lower port cost than the individual switch ports did previous to the bundling.

CCNA Security:

What is the numeric value assigned to the highest devices in an NTP hierarchy?

Answer: Zero, or "stratum zero" to be more precise.

CCNA Voice :

Which of the following is true of H.323?

A. It's Cisco-proprietary.

B. It's considered a "mature" protocol.

C. It does not support many recent VoIP features.

D. Cisco IP Phones do not support this protocol.

Answers: B, D. H.323 is an industry-standard protocol, not Cisco-proprietary.

CCNA Wireless:

Once a Wireless AP forms an association with a controller, that AP should receive a list of other acceptable controllers. These controllers are collectively referred to as what?

A. mobility group

B. WAP band

C. Oxy Clean

D. Big City Slider Station


Answer: That's an IP Mobility Group.

CCNP Certification Questions:

BSCI Exam: Identify the well-known mandatory BGP attributes.


B. Local Pref

C. Atomic Aggregate

D. Origin

E. Next-Hop

Answers: A, D, E. The well-known mandatory BGP attributes are AS_PATH, origin, and next-hop.


Arrange the following four switching methods in order of speed, fastest to slowest.

A. Fast Switching


C. Process Switching

D. Distributed CEF

Answer: From fastest to slowest: Distributed CEF, CEF, Fast Switching, Process Switching.

ISCW Exam:

You're configuring a VPN with SDM, and you're configuring the Connection Information section. What authentication options will you be presented with?




D. Digital Certificates


Answers: A, D. The choices are Pre-Shared Keys (PSK) and digital certificates.

ONT Exam:

What common term refers to the process of process of assigning the packet a value reflecting the level of QoS it should receive and then placing that packet into a queue in accordance with that level of QoS?

Answer: That's marking and classification.

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