Quiz: Basic Computer Network Questions

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Quiz: Basic Computer Network Questions

In the quiz below, you will be expected to answer some Basic Computer Network Questions. A computer network is essentially a group of computers that are interconnected so that the sharing of data and the sharing of resources such as the internet is made easier. Take it up and get to see just how well you will do. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is true for coaxial cables?
    • A. 

      It uses copper wires, which are good conductors of electricity.

    • B. 

      Coaxial cables provide effective protection against EMI during data transmissions.

    • C. 

      It uses light rays instead of electricity to transmit data

    • D. 

      It can be differentiated into two categories, single-mode and multimode

  • 2. 
    In case of fiber-optic cables, which transmission mode is used for transmitting data over long distances?
    • A. 

      Infrared

    • B. 

      Radio

    • C. 

      Single mode

    • D. 

      Multimode

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      10 Mbps

    • B. 

      50 Mbps

    • C. 

      2000 Mbps

    • D. 

      100 Mbps

  • 4. 
    Media Access Control (MAC) and Logical Link Control (LLC) are two sublayers of _________________.
    • A. 

      Session layer

    • B. 

      Network layer

    • C. 

      Transport layer

    • D. 

      Data Link layer

  • 5. 
    Salen Chetty is the network administrator of Vodafone Fiji Ltd. He needs to design the network setup for his company. More than 1650000 hosts will be connected in the network. Which IP addressing class would best meet his requirements?
    • A. 

      Class B

    • B. 

      Class A

    • C. 

      Class C

    • D. 

      Class D

  • 6. 
    Consider the following statements: Statement A: In Duplex transmission, either node can transmit while the other node can receive data Statement B: In half-duplex transmission, both the nodes can transmit as well as receive data at the same time. Which of the following is true with respect to the above statements?
    • A. 

      Both statements A and B are false

    • B. 

      Statement A is false and statement B is true

    • C. 

      Both statements A and B are true

    • D. 

      Statement A is true and statement B is false

  • 7. 
    Radio waves and microwaves are used in which of the following communications?
    • A. 

      Voice over IP

    • B. 

      IP Telephony

    • C. 

      Wireless

    • D. 

      Enterprise

  • 8. 
    IP addresses exist in the numeric format of XXX.YYY.ZZZ.AAA. This format of specifying addresses is referred to as the dotted decimal notation. Each address consists of four __________ separated by dots(.).
    • A. 

      8-bit fields

    • B. 

      4-bit fields

    • C. 

      6-bit fields

    • D. 

      2-bit fields

  • 9. 
    ARPA stands for ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Advanced Research Projects Administration

    • B. 

      Advanced Repeater Projects Agency

    • C. 

      Advanced Research Projects Agency

    • D. 

      Advanced Rear Projects Agency

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding networks?
    • A. 

      The first network called the ARPANET was created by DOD with the help of Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA).

    • B. 

      Networks enable sharing of information across the multiple networks.

    • C. 

      Networks enable centralization of data management.

    • D. 

      Networks can be divided into four network topologies: mesh, cellular, star and bus.