CCNA 2 Module 1 V3.1 Answers

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



communication servers



multi-port repeaters


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


hard drive

input/output interfaces



system bus


3. 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


4. 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.


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


static addressing

IETF standardization

dynamic or static routing

consistent end-to-end addressing


6. 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


7. 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


8. 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


9. 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


10. 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

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


11. 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


12. 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


13. 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


14. 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'


15.  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


16. 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


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

ARP tables

bridging tables

routing tables

switching tables


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


password recovery

routing data between networks


connecting one router to another



CCNA 2 Module 1 V3.1 Answers (1)
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


stop bits

flow control


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






21. 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

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