The purpose of this article is to help people gain valuable experience working with Windows Server 2012r2 in a System Administration role.
The below mentioned MCQ questions with answers are not only targeting those who are already in the IT field, but especially those who have not gotten their first IT job. No matter what your situation is, these questions will give you the critical IT skills you need to make yourself a skilled IT professional and valuable employee to company’s no matter what country you work in.
If you are able to go to a job interview and you can show them that you are already knowledgeable with the technologies they want you to manage, your chances of getting the job sky rocket.
Let’s jump right in to the MCQ Questions!
1. What is a primary difference between a Host-only Network and a NAT network?
- A NAT network only allows a VM to communicate with other VMs on the same network but not the Host.
A Host-only network only allows a VM to communicate directly with its host.
- A Host-only network allows a VM to communicate with other VMs as well as the Host computer.
A NAT network does not allow a VM to communicate with the Host but only allows a VM to connect to the internet.
- A Host-only network only allows a VM to only communicate with other VMs but not the Host.
A NAT network only allows a VM to communicate its Host.
2. When it comes to virtualization, what is a Guest?
- A computer that hosts Guest VMs
- A Virtual Machine is often referred to as a Guest
- A VM that hosts other VMs
- A temporary VM that must eventually leave its host
3. In VirtualBox, you may configure a DHCP server with Host-only networks.
4. When creating a new hard disk for a new VM, what is the difference between choosing a dynamically allocated hard drive and a fixed-size hard drive?
- A fixed-size virtual hard drive starts off as small as possible (only a few MB) and can only goes up to a fixed size specified in megabytes based on how much data is on the virtual hard drive.
- A dynamically allocated virtual hard disk starts off as small as possible (only a few MB) and can only goes up to a fixed size specified in megabytes based on how much data is on the virtual hard drive.
5. If you Host computer has 8 GB of RAM, How many VMs can you simultaneously run at full capacity with 3 GB of RAM each?
- Only one VM
- Only two VMs
- Only three VMs
- As many VMs as you want because they are virtual
6. In order to allow a VM to have local network access to other VMs and the Host PC as well as Internet Access, what two network adapters must be used?
- “NAT Network” and “Host-only”
- “NAT” and “Host-only”
- “Host-only” and “Internal Network”
- “Internal Network” and “Bridged”
- “Host-only” and “Bridged”
7. When it comes to virtualization, what is a host?
- A computer that hosts a service.
- A computer that hosts virtual machines
- A computer that hosts Windows Server 2012r2-2016
- A computer that can run and operate hosts
8. Windows Server 2016 Datacenter and Standard edition contain the exact same features, but standard is limited by it’s licenses.
9. What is most different in Server 2016 vs Server 2012?
- Graphical User Interface (GUI)
- Backend Features
10. What is the difference between the two installation types listed below:
1) Windows Server Datacenter
2) Windows Server Datacenter (Desktop Experience)
- They are exactly the same
- One is made for a desktop computer and one is for a server computer
- A desktop experience gives the user a GUI while the other option requires command line interaction.
11. What program or tool is the easiest to use when administrating the server such as editing its host name, domain membership, firewall, networking settings, etc…?
- Command Prompt
- Windows Explorer
- Server Manager
- Windows Powershell
12. What tool and command should you use to view a computers IP address?
- Tool: CMD
- Tool: Server Manager
- Tool: Notepad
13. If your Server is connected on your network but you are unable to ping it, what is the most likely problem?
- VirtualBox’s network simply doesn’t work.
- The VMs Server Manager is blocking the traffic
- The VMs firewall is blocking the traffic
14. What step is required by nearly every Server Role immediately after installation?
- Pre-deployment Configuration
- Powering on the new Server Role
- Restarting the new server Role
- Post-deployment Configuration
15. All server roles require that you specify an installation path so the role will install correctly
16. (Logging in to a Windows Domain) In the following example, when you are logging into a domain joined computer, which block (name 1 or name 2) specifies the domain you are logging in to? [name 1]/[name 2]
- Name 1
- Name 2
17. What is a Windows Domain?
- A large (or small) number of computers managed by a Domain Controller
- A large number of printers managed by a single server
- A large (or small) number of Windows Servers
18. Which of the following important tools are installed on a Windows Domain Controller by default?
- Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
- Key Management Service
- Active Directory Users and Computers
- Windows Server Update Services
19. What server role must be installed on a server in order for it to be considered a domain controller?
- Group Policy Management (GPM)
- Active Directory Users and Computers (AD U C)
- Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS)
- Active Directory (AD)
20. What is used to manage Windows Domains?
- Domain Components
- Domain Catalogs
- Domain Controllers
- Domain Contracts
21. “Active Directory” and “Active Directory user and Computers” are the same thing.
22. When it comes to Windows Domains, what does DC stand for?
- Dynamic Computer
- Domain Computer
- Domain Controller
23. Which of the following is not a valid Active Directory object?
- User Account
- File Share
- Group Policy Object
24. What OU is a computer placed into by default when it is joined to a domain?
- Personal Computers
25. What does a PING command do?
- Starts the game Ping Pong
- Sends a message back to a computer in response to a request
- Sends a message to a target host asking for a response
- Sends a message to a target host
26. Regarding the TCP/IP settings of a domain workstation, what IP address should you configure for your DNS server settings?
- You should not configure this
- The IP address of the next workstation
- The IP address of a Domain Computer
- The IP address of a Domain Controller
27. What tool do you use to run a PING command?
- Command Pro
- Command Prompt
- Commander Prompter
- Command Line
28. A computer that is joined to a Windows Domain also needs its Workgroup to be configured.
29. On any computer on which you are configuring the TCP/IP setting, what IP address should you enter for the default gateway?
- The IP address of the switch that the computer is connected to or the IP address of the virtual network the computer is connected to
- The IP address of the DC that the computer is connected to
- You should not specify this option
- The IP address of the Windows Domain you are connected to
30. DHCP allows you to configure settings like DNS Servers, Routers (default gateways), and Domain name.
31. How many DHCP scopes can you have on a single subnet?
32. What is a DHCP exclusion?
- A single IP address that is not to be supplied to clients by DHCP
- A range of IP addresses that are not to be supplied to clients by DHCP
- A number of static IP addresses that cannot be supplied to clients by DHCP
- A single static IP address that cannot be supplied to clients by DHCP
33. In regards to DHCP, what does the acronym D.O.R.A. stand for?
Reply and Acknowledgement
Request and Acknowledgement
Reply and Acknowledgement
Request and Acknowledgement
Request and Accept
34. How does a DHCP reservation identify with its target client machines?
- By the clients DNS name
- By the clients Host name
- By the clients MAC address
- By the clients IP address
35. What command can you run from Command Prompt to get a computers MAC address(es)?
36. All computers that use DHCP to automatically assign their IP address can have their IP address change at any time.
37. If you run an “ipconfig” command on a computer and you see an IP address of “169.254.155.74”, what does this mean?
- The computer is on the 169.254.155.X subnet and received the IP address from a DHCP server
- The computer is connected to its network and is configured for DHCP
- The computer is configured for DHCP and could not find a DHCP server
38. If a DHCP server crashes, when will the computers who are configured to rely on DHCP loose network connectivity?
- After 60 minutes
- After 8 days
- When their respective leases expire
- When the first computers lease expires
39. A Domain Controller is a DHCP server