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  • 1. LAN stands for
   A.) Location access network
   B.) Local anti network
   C.) Local area network
   D.) Location area network

Answer: Option 'C'

Local area network

  • 2. WAN stands for
   A.) Wide area network
   B.) World area network
   C.) Wonder area network
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Wide area network

  • 3. A __________ is a group of independent computers attached to one another through communication media.
   A.) Internet
   B.) E-mail
   C.) Network
   D.) All the above

Answer: Option 'C'

Network

  • 4. The first network to implement TCP/IP are
   A.) ARPANET
   B.) INTERNET
   C.) MANET
   D.) MODEM

Answer: Option 'A'

ARPANET

  • 5. What type of RJ45 UTP cable is used between switches?
   A.) Crossover cable
   B.) Straight-through
   C.) Crossover with a router in between the two switches
   D.) Crossover with a CSU/DSU

Answer: Option 'A'

Crossover cable

  • 6. Which of the following are unique characteristics of half-duplex Ethernet when compared to full-duplex Ethernet? 
    1. Half-duplex Ethernet operates in a shared collision domain.
    2. Half-duplex Ethernet operates in a private collision domain.
    3. Half-duplex Ethernet has higher effective throughput.
    4. Half-duplex Ethernet has lower effective throughput.
   A.) 2 only
   B.) 1,2 and 3
   C.) 1 and 4
   D.) 4 only

Answer: Option 'C'

Half-duplex Ethernet operates in a shared collision domain.
Half-duplex Ethernet has lower effective throughput.

  • 7. Mosaic is a
   A.) Program language
   B.) Operating system
   C.) Web browser
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'C'

Web browser

  • 8. For transferring files from one host to another host over a tcp network which protocol we use
   A.) SMPT
   B.) FTP
   C.) A and B
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

FTP

  • 9. Mini computers are used as a server in
   A.) LAN
   B.) MAN
   C.) WAN
   D.) PROM

Answer: Option 'A'

LAN

  • 10. Ethernet is family of protocol used in
    Networking and Internet : Questions With Answers
   A.) LAN
   B.) MAN
   C.) WAN
   D.) BIOS

Answer: Option 'A'

LAN

  • 11. ________ uses asynchronous time –division multiplexing and encodes data into small, Fixed-size cells
   A.) BIOS
   B.) ATM
   C.) SONET
   D.) IBS

Answer: Option 'B'

ATM

  • 12. Every node on the network is connected through a central device is called _____ topology.
   A.) Ring
   B.) Bus
   C.) Star
   D.) Mesh

Answer: Option 'C'

Star

  • 13. When data is encapsulated, which is the correct order?
   A.) Data, frame, packet, segment, bit
   B.) Data, segment, packet, frame, bit
   C.) Segment, data, packet, frame, bit
   D.) Data, segment, frame, packet, bit

Answer: Option 'B'

Data, segment, packet, frame, bit

  • 14. Segmentation of a data stream happens at which layer of the OSI model?
   A.) Physical
   B.) Network
   C.) Data Link
   D.) Transport

Answer: Option 'D'

Transport

  • 15. ________ is a system in which computers are connected to share information and resources
   A.) Computer organization
   B.) Computer software
   C.) Computer networks
   D.) None

Answer: Option 'C'

Computer networks

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