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If you’re preparing for the Security+ SY0-401 exam, you might like to check your readiness with a few Security+ free practice test questions. This page includes three free practice test questions from the following objective in the SY0-301 exam.

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Objective 1.4 Implement and use common protocols

  • IPSec
  • SNMP
  • SSH
  • DNS
  • TLS
  • SSL
  • TCP/IP
  • FTPS
  • HTTPS
  • SFTP
  • SCP
  • ICMP
  • IPv4 vs. IPv6

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Practice Test Question 1

Q. Which of the following protocols is a file transfer protocol using SSH?

 

A. SFTP

B. TFTP

C. SICMP

D. CCMP

 

Answer at end of post.


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Practice Test Question 2

Q. Your organization is creating a site-to-site VPN tunnel between the main business location and a remote office. What can they use to create the tunnel?

 

A. WPA2-Enterprise

B. RADIUS

C. NAC

D. IPsec

 

Answer at end of post.

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Practice Test Question 3

Q. What protocol is used to monitor and configure network devices?

 

A. ICMP

B. SFTP

C. SNMP

D. DNS

 

Answer at end of post.


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- Performance Based Question - Set 1

You'll see a graphic explaining what you might be required to do on the actual exam to match different types of security to mobile devices and servers in a data center. You'll then have two questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly answer the questions. This question also includes a link to a graphic showing the end solution for the overall performance based question simulation.

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You'll see a graphic explaining what you might be required to do on the actual exam to match different types of attacks with the name of the attack type. You'll then have five questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly answer the questions. This question also includes a link to a graphic showing the end solution for the overall performance based question simulation.

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You'll see a graphic showing a network with computers and servers separated by a firewall. The firewall is used to control traffic between the computers and users using rules within an access control list (ACL).  You'll have three questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly identify the relevant components of the rule. The incorrect answers and explanation provide you with insight into how to correctly answer this type of question on the actual exam.

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You'll see a graphic explaining what you might be required to do on the actual exam related to what a forensic analyst would do during an investigation. You'll then have two questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly answer the questions. This question also includes a link to a graphic showing the end solution for the overall performance based question simulation.

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You'll see a graphic explaining what you might be required to do on the actual exam to match protocols and ports. You'll then have seven questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly answer the questions. This question also includes a link to a graphic showing the end solution for the overall performance based question simulation.

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You'll see a list of security controls along with a graphic showing devices and locations within an organization, along with instructions on what you might be required to do on the actual exam to match the controls with the devices and locations. You'll then have four questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly answer the questions. This question also includes a link to a graphic showing the end solution for the overall performance based question simulation.

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You'll see a list of authentication methods and authentication factors along with instructions on what you might be required to do on the actual exam to match the authentication methods with the authentication factors. You'll then have six questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly answer the questions. This set also includes a link to a graphic showing the end solution for the overall performance based question simulation.

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You'll see a graphic explaining what you might be required to do on the actual exam to match different types of attacks with the name of the attack type. You'll then have five questions that test your knowledge and ability to correctly answer the questions. This is similar to Set 2 but expands on the possibilities. The set also includes a link to a page showing the end solution for the overall performance based question simulation.

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New questions recently added using a different testing engine. See a demo here. This set includes drag and drop and matching questions on ports.

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SY0-301: Exam Answer 1

Q.  Which of the following protocols is a file transfer protocol using SSH?

 

A. SFTP

B. TFTP

C. SICMP

D. CCMP

 

A is correct. Secure FTP (SFTP) is a secure implementation of FTP, an extension of Secure Shell (SSH), and transmits data using port 22.

 

B is incorrect. Trivial FTP is a form of FTP using UDP to transmit smaller amounts of data than FTP.

C is incorrect. ICMP is a diagnostic protocol used by tools such as ping, but there is no such thing as SICMP.

D is incorrect. CCMP is an encryption protocol used with wireless networks.

 

Objective: 1.4 Implement and use common protocols


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SY0-301 Exam: Answer 2

Q. Your organization is creating a site-to-site VPN tunnel between the main business location and a remote office. What can they use to create the tunnel?

A. WPA2-Enterprise

B. RADIUS

C. NAC

D. IPsec

 

Answer D is correct. IPsec is one of many tunneling protocols the organization can use to create a VPN tunnel.

 

A is incorrect. WPA2-Enterprise is a secure wireless protocol that includes authentication using an 802.1X server (often implemented as RADIUS).

B is incorrect. RADIUS provides authentication but doesn’t create a tunnel.

C is incorrect. NAC provides security for clients such as inspecting them for health, but doesn’t create the tunnel.

 

Objective: 1.4 Implement and use common protocols

 


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SY0-301: Answer 3

Q. What protocol is used to monitor and configure network devices?

 

A. ICMP

B. SFTP

C. SNMP

D. DNS

 

Answer C is correct. Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) can monitor and manage network devices such as routers or switches and uses device traps.
A is incorrect. Diagnostic tools such as ping use ICMP and many firewalls block ICMP traffic.

B is incorrect. SFTP is a secure form of FTP used to upload and download files.

D is incorrect. DNS resolves host names to IP addresses.

Objective: 1.4 Implement and use common protocols


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