How Much Do You Know About Internet Firewall?

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How Much Do You Know About Internet Firewall? - Quiz

Internet Firewalls are systems of security that prevents unauthorised networks on the Internet from gaining access to a private network one is connected to. This system of security could be in the form of an hardware or a software. How much do you know about Internet Firewalls? Let our quiz be the judge!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What generation are the stateful filters?

    • A.

      1st

    • B.

      2nd 

    • C.

      3rd

    • D.

      4th 

    Correct Answer
    B. 2nd 
    Explanation
    The stateful filters are classified as the 2nd generation.

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  • 2. 

    How many people developed the second generation of firewall? 

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 3 because the question is asking about the number of people who developed the second generation of firewall. Therefore, the correct answer would be the option that states "3".

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  • 3. 

    What year was the stateful filter developed? 

    • A.

      1985

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1987

    • D.

      1989

    Correct Answer
    D. 1989
    Explanation
    The stateful filter was developed in 1989.

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  • 4. 

    What were the second generation firewalls called?

    • A.

      Circuit Level Getaways  

    • B.

      Link Secured Gateways 

    • C.

      State Secured Filters 

    • D.

      Generation of Filters III

    Correct Answer
    A. Circuit Level Getaways  
    Explanation
    The second generation firewalls were called Circuit Level Getaways.

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  • 5. 

    What year was FWTK released?

    • A.

      1993

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1995

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    A. 1993
    Explanation
    FWTK stands for "Firewall Toolkit," which was a popular software package used for network security purposes. The correct answer is 1993, indicating that FWTK was released in that year.

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  • 6. 

    What is an IPS? 

    • A.

      Intrusion Prevention System   

    • B.

      Intrusive Prevention System

    • C.

      Intrusion Prevention Security  

    • D.

      Intrusive Prevention Security 

    Correct Answer
    A. Intrusion Prevention System   
    Explanation
    An IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) is a security technology that monitors network traffic for malicious activity or unauthorized access attempts. It works by analyzing incoming and outgoing network packets in real-time, comparing them to a database of known attack patterns, and taking immediate action to block or prevent any suspicious or malicious activity. By actively preventing intrusions and attacks, an IPS helps to enhance the overall security and integrity of a network.

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  • 7. 

    How many bases of a Firewall exist? 

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    There are two bases of a Firewall. This suggests that there are two fundamental types or categories of Firewalls that exist.

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  • 8. 

    What gateway computers are the network based firewall placed? 

    • A.

      Area

    • B.

      Secure

    • C.

      Online

    • D.

      Elect

    Correct Answer
    A. Area
  • 9. 

    What is a network layer firewall also called? 

    • A.

      Packet Filters 

    • B.

      Stateful Filters   

    • C.

      SecuredN

    • D.

      Area Filters

    Correct Answer
    A. Packet Filters 
    Explanation
    A network layer firewall is also called a packet filter. This type of firewall examines the packets of data that are being transmitted through a network and filters them based on predetermined rules. It analyzes the source and destination IP addresses, ports, and protocols to determine whether to allow or block the packets. Packet filters are an essential component of network security as they help protect against unauthorized access and potential threats.

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  • 10. 

    How many subcategories of the network layer firewall exist? 

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    There are two subcategories of the network layer firewall.

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