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Chapter 7 - Domain Name Service Exam Review of attempt 1

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Question1
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Data associated with domain names, address records, and other specific data of interest to the Domain Name System is stored on a DNS server in special database records called ____. Choose one answer.
a. hosts

b. resource records c. zones d. primary master

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Question2
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The ____ command provides access to all kinds of DNS information, either from the current default server, or from a server whose name or IP address you provide as an argument to this command. Choose one answer.
a. NSLOOKUP

b. mail exchange c. multi-homed d. IP

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Question3
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A ____ record is used to create aliases.

Choose one answer.


a. canonical name

b. mail exchange c. name server d. pointer

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Question4
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____ requests always go to the name server that is authoritative for the domain that contains the requested name or address to make completely sure data is obtained directly from the source. Choose one answer.
a. Root server

b. Client server c. Mail server d. Cache server

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Question5
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It is important to understand that the zone data on a secondary server always originates from a(n) ____ server. Choose one answer.
a. caching

b. incremental

c. name d. primary

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Question6
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A ____ is a query that keeps working until an answer of some kind is forthcoming. Choose one answer.
a. domain query

b. reverse query c. recursive query d. NSLOOKUP query

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Question7
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Not all the data in a DNS cache has an expiration value. Answer: True False

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Question8
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A(n) ____ is usually some application or service that encounters a domain name for which it needs an IP address. Choose one answer.
a. address request

b. TCP/IP client c. caching server d. DNS client

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question9
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A(n) ____ record stores IP address-to-domain name translation data and supports the operation known as a reverse DNS lookup. Choose one answer.
a. well-known services

b. text c. pointer d. host information

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question10
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By default, ____ queries the default name server specified in the current machines TCP/IP configuration. Choose one answer.
a. NSLOOKUP

b. mail exchange c. multi-homed d. IP

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question11
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A(n) ____ record lists the IP-based services, such as Telnet, FTP, HTTP, and so forth, that an Internet host can supply. Choose one answer.
a. well-known services

b. text c. name server d. host information

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question12
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The records in the ____file are provided to support reverse DNS lookups. Choose one answer.
a. arpa.addr

b. db.addr c. cname.addr d. dns.addr

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Question13
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Twenty-six root name servers (named A.ROOT-SERVERS.NET., B.ROOT-SERVERS.NET., etc.) act as the top of the DNS hierarchy worldwide. They provide the ultimate source for all name lookups that cannot be resolved through other means. Answer: True False

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Question14
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When a TCP/IP client uses a resolver to send a name query to a DNS server, that client obtains the address for the DNS server it queries from its TCP/IP configuration data. Answer: True False

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Question15
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Domains (such as ibm.com) can be broken into subdomains(such as clearlake.ibm.com), as needed. Answer: True False

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Question16
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A ____ record is used to route SMTP-based e-mail on the Internet and identify the IP address for a domains master e-mail server. Choose one answer.
a. canonical name

b. mail exchange c. name server d. pointer

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Question17
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____ store recently accessed DNS records from other domains to avoid incurring the performance overhead involved in making a remote query each time a resource outside the local domain is accessed. Choose one answer.
a. Name resolvers

b. Primary DNS servers c. Subdomains d. Caching servers

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Question18
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The piece of software that accesses DNS name servers on behalf of the network client is called a(n) ____. Choose one answer.
a. name resolver

b. subdomain c. primary master d. caching server

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Question19
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DNS servers cache name and address pairs for addresses they resolved, and they keep information about name requests that result in error messages. This kind of information is called ____. Choose one answer.
a. DNS round robin

b. name resolution c. negative caching d. IP spoofing

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Question20
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The structure of the DNS database mirrors the structure of the domain namespace itself. Answer: True False

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Question21
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A(n) ____ record may be used to add arbitrary text information to a DNS database, usually for documentation. Choose one answer.
a. well-known services

b. text c. pointer d. host information

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question22
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By ____ DNS data from one or more database segments on one or more DNS servers, DNS also provides a mechanism whereby it can attempt to satisfy name resolution requests locally before attempting them remotely, thereby greatly improving the speed of such name resolution. Choose one answer.

a. transferring

b. caching c. resolving d. spoofing

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Question23
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Files that map addresses to domain names for reverse lookups are usually called ____. Choose one answer.
a. addr.in-addr.arpa.dns

b. domain.dns c. tree.dn d. clearlake.dns

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question24
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When one DNS server receives a recursive request, that DNS server issues what are called ____ to the name servers in its hierarchy, or to servers provided as pointers in reply to earlier iterative requests, until an answer is received Choose one answer.
a. recursive queries

b. address queries c. domain queries

d. iterative queries

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question25
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Most DNS resolvers issue what is called a(n) ____from the client side. Choose one answer.
a. recursive query

b. address query c. NSLOOKUP d. name query

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.

Question26
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Configuring how a DNS server responds to requests for name-to-address resolution where one domain name corresponds to multiple IP addresses sits at the heart of a technique called ____. Choose one answer.
a. IP spoofing

b. name resolution c. FQDN d. DNS round robin

Correct Marks for this submission: 1/1.


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