CISCO CCNA Exam – Q112

Refer to the exhibit.
CISCO CCNA Exam – Q112

What is the reason that the interface status is “administratively down, line protocol down”?

A. There is no encapsulation type configured.
B. There is a mismatch in encapsulation types.
C. The interface is not receiving any keepalives.
D. The interface has been configured with the shutdown command.
E. The interface needs to be configured as a DTE device.
F. The wrong type of cable is connected to the interface.

Correct Answer: D

Interfaces can be enabled or disabled with shutdown/no shutdown command. If you interface is down, it will display administratively down status. You can bring up an interface having administratively down interface using no shutdown command.