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Cisco CCNA practice test: Try these 20 exam questions

Use this CCNA practice test as study material to prepare for the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 exam. With 20 questions on a range of topics, we're not playing around.

Achieving your Cisco Certified Networking Associate, or CCNA, certification requires more than just studying. Instead, it takes a true in-depth understanding of network fundamentals and network security technologies covered in the CCNA material as outlined by Cisco. Our updated CCNA practice test has been redesigned to reflect the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 requirements found in the ICND1 and 2 version 3.0 curriculum.

With the 200-125 CCNA Routing and Switching exam that launched in mid-2016, Cisco made some much-needed changes to steer the certification away from topics covered in previous exams, such as frame relay, and focus more on modern routing and switching technologies. 

A few of the major changes included an added emphasis on cloud computing and supplementary network services, such as DNS, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Network Time Protocol (NTP). Additionally, Cisco added more Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) topics to the exam material. Lastly, you'll likely notice an increased focus on modern WAN technologies, including dynamic multipoint VPN and site-to-site VPN connectivity options.

In 2019, Cisco announced a new CCNA Routing and Switching exam. Beginning Feb. 24, 2020, the new 200-301 exam will replace the existing 200-125 exam. If you've been studying for your CCNA using the version 3.0 study materials, it is highly advisable you take the older 200-125 exam while you still can.

This CCNA practice test covers the appropriate range of topics you can expect when taking the CCNA Routing and Switching exam. The practice questions are in no particular order and provide a realistic example of what you should expect.

This was last published in September 2019

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thx alot but question 3 hub has one collision domain # YOUR ANSWER - There are two broadcast domains and 12 collision domains its not wright
each end of the router has a broadcast domain
Dear Ali2016. You've most probably confused the Hub device (lower right area) with a Switch, which is why you're counting 12 collision domains. As explained in the answer section of question No.3, the hub all together acts as one single collision domain because all packets are replicated out each port. Hope this helps clear things up!
I used to think I know something in ccna,but I release now that,knowing something is not enough.
the questions should come from all the topics
good questions good to prepare
5/10 correct, by the way question 4 is showing incorrect options, and question 5 is wrong because router doesn't learned new connected network, only learned from neighbors using dynamic protocols. connected network has to be configured by manually.

thanks you and please correct me if I am wrong.
I worked for cisco, and I agree..  lots of their test questions have improper answers, but memorizing them is what they want.. not engineers who think.
I want to took exam of ccna can you gave me some important information about ccna question
thank you
I have done 6/10, I think 3 Question options are showing incorrect, these questions are very helpful for me, Actually I am preapring Cisco CCNA exam.
Very good question list and it is very helpful for the person preparing for the CCNP exam. If anyone looking for the free CCNA and CCNP practice exam visit learncisco, they have different test modules and each test have 55 questions with duration of 90 minutes.
Thanks for the tip!

hi, this a good practice test i use it for preparation with another one here and as confirmed with a friend who just got this his certification, the question are repeated.

Thank you.


got 6/10 here.....I'm gonna work on my game
Question 7 has two correct answers.   Show interfaces also shows you the encap type:

RTR#sho int ser0/1/0:0.1
Serial0/1/0:0.1 is up, line protocol is up
  Hardware is NIM-2MFT-T1/E1
  MTU 1500 bytes, BW 1536 Kbit/sec, DLY 20000 usec,
     reliability 255/255, txload 63/255, rxload 43/255
  Encapsulation FRAME-RELAY IETF
  Keepalive set (10 sec)
  Last clearing of "show interface" counters never

I need to know about Cisco.
In the network diagram above, which path will packets take when travelling from host to host
YOUR ANSWER - Packets will travel from R3 to R1 and return back to R3.
CORRECT ANSWER - Packets will travel from R3 to R1 and from R3 to R2 to R1. 
In my opinion, the prefix is closer to R1 via R3 and the return traffic would return back from R1 to R3 using the directly connected link between these two routers.
Q7 frame-relay question
YOUR ANSWER - show interfaces
CORRECT ANSWER - show frame-relay map 
  • #show interfaces command is showing the encapsulation type ...
It does not ask how does the traffic get back.
I didn't know that FR is still included in the CCNA exam. Also, I thought only HSRP is included not VRRP and GLBP.
Question 4 seems confusing to me. If the Root Bridge is based on the lowest MAC Address, then why is Switch V1 selected when Switch V2 has the lower address?
I misread the problem, nevermind.
good steps to prepare for exam
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7, and I'm not even CCNA
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