11. Which of the following is an example of an IPv4 address?

  • 25, 443, 20
  • 2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7336
  • 00-B1-D0-63-C2-26

12. What is the term for an address assigned by an internet service provider that is shared by all devices on a local area network?

  • Private IP address
  • MAC address
  • WAN address
  • Public IP address

13. Fill in the blank: A switch uses a MAC _____ to direct data packets to the correct device.

  • address table
  • geographic location
  • home network
  • public address

Weekly challenge 1

14. What is the term for a group of connected devices?

  • Cloud
  • Hub
  • Protocol
  • Network

15. A _____ broadcasts information to every device on the network.

  • hub
  • modem
  • router
  • switch

16. Which of the following statements accurately describe switches? Select all that apply.

  • When a switch receives a data packet, it reads the MAC address of the destination device and maps it to a port.
  • Some benefits to switches are effective control of traffic flow and improved network performance.
  • Switches are less secure than hubs.
  • A switch is a device that makes connections between specific devices on a network by sending and receiving data between them.

17. A security professional is investigating the benefits and drawbacks of using a cloud service provider (CSP). What are some reasons why the security professional might choose to use a CSP in their work? Select all that apply.

  • A CSP provides business analytics to monitor web traffic and sales.
  • CSP services may be accessed even when a business is not connected to the internet.
  • CSP remote servers allow web applications to be accessed from any location.
  • A CSP offers processing power that is only paid for as needed.

18. What is the purpose of the protocol number of a data packet?

  • To identify the message to be transmitted to the receiving device
  • To signal to the receiving device that the packet is finished
  • To contain the IP and MAC addresses
  • To tell the receiving device what to do with the information in the packet

Shuffle Q/A 2

19. What are the three main categories of services that CSPs provide? Select all that apply.

  • Software as a service (SaaS)
  • Platform as a service (PaaS)
  • Desktop as a service (DaaS)
  • Infrastructure as a service (IaaS)

20. A security analyst is accessing a webpage that uses HTTPS. The analyst scans the network to see what ports are active. Which port number is used for HTTPS webpages?

  • 443
  • 40
  • 20
  • 25

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