Ethical Hacking MCQ Quiz & Test

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Below are few MCQ test that checks your basic knowledge of Ethical Hacking Framework. This Ethical Hacking Test contains around 15 questions of multiple choice type with 4 options. You have to select the right answer to a question. You can see the correct answer by clicking view answer link.

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1. What is the attack called “evil twin”?

  • Rogue access point
  • ARP poisoning
  • Session hijacking
  • MAC spoofing
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2. What are the forms of password cracking techniques?

  • AttackSyllable
  • AttackBrute Forcing
  • AttacksHybrid
  • All of the above
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3. what is the primary goal of an Ethical Hacker ?

  • Avoiding detection
  • Testing security controls
  • Resolving security vulnerabilities
  • Determining return on investment for security measures
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4. What is the first phase of hacking?

  • Maintaining access
  • Gaining access
  • Reconnaissance
  • Scanning
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5. Which type of hacker represents the highest risk to your network?

  • Black-hat hackers
  • Grey-hat hackers
  • Script kiddies
  • Disgruntled employees
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6. Hacking for a cause is called ..................

  • Hacktivism
  • Black-hat hacking
  • . Active hacking
  • Activism
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7. When a hacker attempts to attack a host via the Internet it is known as what type of attack?

  • Local access
  • Remote attack
  • Internal attack
  • Physical access
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8. Which are the four regional Internet registries?

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9. What port number does HTTPS use?

  • 53
  • 443
  • 80
  • 21
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10. Banner grabbing is an example of what?

  • Footprinting
  • Active operating system fingerprinting
  • Passive operating system fingerprinting
  • Application analysis
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11. What does the TCP RST command do?

  • Restores the connection to a previous state
  • Finishes a TCP connections
  • Resets the TCP connection
  • Starts a TCP connection
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12. A packet with all flags set is which type of scan?

  • Full Open
  • XMAS
  • TCP connect
  • Syn scan
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13. Why would an attacker want to perform a scan on port 137?

  • To check for file and print sharing on Windows systems
  • To discover proxy servers on a network
  • To discover a target system with the NetBIOS null session vulnerability
  • To locate the FTP service on the target host
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14. Which tool can be used to perform a DNS zone transfer on Windows?

  • DNSlookup
  • nslookup
  • whois
  • ipconfig
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15. What is the best reason to implement a security policy?

  • It makes security harder to enforce.
  • It removes the employee’s responsibility to make judgments.
  • It increases security.
  • It decreases security.
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16. What does the term "Ethical Hacking" mean?

  • Someone who is using his/her skills for defensive purposes.
  • Someone who is hacking for ethical reasons.
  • Someone who is using his/her skills for ethical reasons.
  • Someone who is using his/her skills for offensive purposes
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17. What are the two basic types of attacks ?

  • Active
  • Passive
  • DoS
  • 1 & 2
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18. What is the major difference between an 'Ethical Hacker' and a 'Cracker'?

  • The ethical hacker has authorization from the owner of the target.
  • The ethical hacker is just a cracker who is getting paid.
  • The ethical hacker does not use the same techniques or skills as a cracker.
  • The ethical hacker does it strictly for financial motives unlike a cracker.
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19. What is the attack called “evil twin”?

  • MAC spoofing
  • Session hijacking
  • Rogue access point
  • ARP poisoning
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20. What is the maximum length of an SSID?

  • Thirty-two characters
  • Sixteen characters
  • Sixty-four characters
  • Eight characters
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21. Which wireless mode connects machines directly to one another, without the use of an access point?

  • Ad hoc
  • Point to point
  • Infrastructure
  • BSS
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