Alu Scalable IP Networks Exam

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ALu Scalable IP Networks Exam, created by Umut Keten @ January 2010


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The original network that ultimately became the Internet was called ______.
    • A. 

      DARPA

    • B. 

      DoDnet

    • C. 

      NSFNET

    • D. 

      ARPANET

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was not a reason TCP was a superior transport protocol to NCP?
    • A. 

      Support for global addressing

    • B. 

      Support for applications such as email

    • C. 

      Support for end-to-end checksums

    • D. 

      Support for fragmentation and reassembly

  • 3. 
    Part of the growth of the ARPANET was driven by the ability of anyone to create and disseminate information about potential protocols and applications in a particular kind of document. These documents are known as ______.
    • A. 

      Requests For Information

    • B. 

      Protocol Revisions

    • C. 

      Requests For Comments

    • D. 

      Requests For Configurations

  • 4. 
    ISPs connect to each other at well-defined network locations to exchange information. These connection points are known as ______.
    • A. 

      ISPs

    • B. 

      IXPs

    • C. 

      POPs

    • D. 

      BGPs

  • 5. 
    A company that has locations throughout the country can obtain service at each location from a Tier 1, Tier 2, or Tier 3 provider. What is one reason a company might choose to connect all locations to a Tier 1 provider despite the higher costs involved?
    • A. 

      Sites at different tiers cannot communicate.

    • B. 

      Tier 3 providers don’t use TCP/IP.

    • C. 

      Only Tier 1 providers provide content.

    • D. 

      A single provider could offer SLAs to each location.

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