Do I Know This Already? Quiz

"Do I Know This Already?" Quiz

The purpose of the "Do I Know This Already?" quiz is to help you to decide what parts of this chapter to use. If you already intend to read the entire chapter, you do not necessarily need to answer these questions now.

The 12-question quiz, derived from the major sections in the "Foundation Topics" portion of the chapter, helps you to determine how to spend your limited study time.

Table 13-1 outlines the major topics discussed in this chapter and the "Do I Know This Already?" quiz questions that correspond to those topics.

Table 13-1. "Do I Know This Already?" Foundation Topics Section-to-Question Mapping

Foundation Topics Section

Questions Covered in This Section

Overview of EIGRP in an Enterprise Network


The Operation of EIGRP


EIGRP Network Design



The goal of self-assessment is to gauge your mastery of the topics in this chapter. If you do not know the answer to a question or are only partially sure of the answer, you should mark this question wrong for purposes of the self-assessment. Giving yourself credit for an answer you correctly guess skews your self-assessment results and might provide you with a false sense of security.


Which of the following describes how a reply to a query is sent?

  1. Multicast

  2. Best effort unicast

  3. A reliable unicast

  4. A reliable multicast


Which of the following are advantages to using EIGRP as a routing protocol?

  1. Rapid convergence

  2. Reduced bandwidth consumption

  3. Support for other Layer 3 protocols

  4. Increased vendor support


Cisco identifies four main components to EIGRP. Select the two correct components listed below.

  1. Neighbor discovery

  2. SPF algorithm

  3. Areas

  4. RTP


For EIGRP to form a neighbor relationship, which of the following must be true?

  1. Authentication must be enabled.

  2. The k-values of the metric must be the same on both routers.

  3. The autonomous system number must be the same on both routers.

  4. The holddown timer must be the same.


The neighbor table contains which of the following information?

  1. Records sequence numbers

  2. Lists the metric of neighbors

  3. Calculates the feasible distance between neighbors

  4. Displays the status of the links between neighbors


What does the initialism SRTT stand for?

  1. Shortest Remote-Trip Time

  2. Smooth Round-Trip Time

  3. Shortest Reliable-Trip Time

  4. Single Remote Timer Test


Which of the following would trigger the topology table to recalculate?

  1. LSP received

  2. SRT packet received

  3. A new router coming online

  4. Link lose detected


What do the letters SIA stand for?

  1. Stuck in Active

  2. Shortest IP Address

  3. Stuck in Area

  4. Simple IP Address


EIGRP is designed for use in which kind of network?

  1. Multivendor networks

  2. ISPs

  3. Small networks, particularly stub networks across an NBMA cloud

  4. Large networks


Why might queries stop at the point where summarization is configured? Select the best answer.

  1. Summarization stops the query process.

  2. Summarization might hide the subnet that is being queried.

  3. Queries do not travel across network boundaries.

  4. Queries do not travel across areas.


What can be done to prevent feedback loops during redistribution between EIGRP autonomous systems?

  1. Disabling the query process

  2. Manually configuring the query holdtime

  3. Applying route filters

  4. Implementing summarization


Which of the following reasons can lead to a poorly scaled network?

  1. The number of EIGRP processes

  2. The number of alternative paths to remote networks

  3. The number of times that RTP needs to be run

  4. The SIA algorithm configuration

The answers to this quiz are found in Appendix A, "Answers to Chapter 'Do I Know This Already?' Quizzes and Q&A Sections." The suggested choices for your next step are as follows :

  • 6 or less overall score Read the entire chapter. This includes the "Foundation Topics" and "Foundation Summary" sections, and the "Q&A" section at the end of the chapter.

  • 79 overall score Begin with the "Foundation Summary" section, and then go to the "Q&A" section at the end of the chapter. If you have trouble with these exercises, read the appropriate sections in "Foundation Topics."

  • 10 or more overall score If you want more review on these topics, skip to the "Foundation Summary" section, and then go to the "Q&A" section at the end of the chapter. Otherwise, move to the next chapter.

CCNP BSCI Exam Certification Guide
CCNP BSCI Exam Certification Guide (CCNP Self-Study, 642-801) (3rd Edition)
ISBN: 1587200856
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2002
Pages: 194
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