Comptia Security Plus Mock Test Q118

Which of the following protocols is used by IPv6 for MAC address resolution?

A. NDP
B. ARP
C. DNS
D. NCP

Correct Answer: A
Section: Network Security

Explanation:
The Neighbor Discovery Protocol (NDP) is a protocol in the Internet protocol suite used with Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6).

Incorrect Answers:
B: Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) is a telecommunication protocol used for resolution of network layer addresses into link layer addresses, a critical function in multiple-access
networks.

C: Domain name system (DNS) is the hierarchical naming scheme used in both public and private networks.

D: NCP is used to access file, print, directory, clock synchronization, messaging, remote command execution and other network service functions.

References:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neighbor_Discovery_Protocol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Address_Resolution_Protocol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NetWare_Core_Protocol
Stewart, James Michael, CompTIA Security+ Review Guide, Sybex, Indianapolis, 2014, p. 42