Computer Networking Trivia Exam: Quiz

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Computer Networking Trivia Exam: Quiz

Are you familiar with computer networking? Computer networking refers to connected computing devices. This networking could mean laptops, desktops, smartphones, and tablets. The intermingling makes computer networks of hardware and software. One way of looking at networking is to know what land is covered. Local area networks are an example of a space that is covered by networking. Put your knowledge of computer networking to the test and take this stellar quiz. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Data from one LAN can be transmitted to another LAN via the device.
    • A. 

      Router

    • B. 

      Bridge

    • C. 

      Repeater

    • D. 

      Modem

  • 2. 
    What are the most commonly used transmission speeds in BPS used in data communication?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      1200

    • C. 

      2400

    • D. 

      9600

  • 3. 
    What is the default subnet mask for a class C network?
    • A. 

      127.0.0.1

    • B. 

      255.0.0.0

    • C. 

      255.255.0.0

    • D. 

      255.255.255.0

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is used for modulation and demodulation?
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Protocols

    • C. 

      Gateway

    • D. 

      Multiplexer

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a disadvantage of wireless LAN?
    • A. 

      Slower data transmission

    • B. 

      Higher error rate

    • C. 

      Interference of transmissions from different computers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The term 'duplex' refers to the ability of the data receiving stations to echo back a confirming message to the sender. In full-duplex data transmission, both the sender and the receiver.
    • A. 

      Cannot talk at once

    • B. 

      An receive and send data simultaneously

    • C. 

      An send or receive data one at a time

    • D. 

      Can do one way data transmission only

  • 7. 
    When you ping the loopback address, a packet is sent where?
    • A. 

      On the network

    • B. 

      Down through the layers of the IP architecture and then up the layers again

    • C. 

      Across the wire

    • D. 

      Through the loopback dongle

  • 8. 
    Which of the following TCP/IP protocol is used for transferring electronic mail messages from one machine to another?
    • A. 

      FTP

    • B. 

      SNMP

    • C. 

      SMTP

    • D. 

      RPC

  • 9. 
    Which of the following device is used to connect two systems, especially if the systems use different protocols?
    • A. 

      Hub

    • B. 

      Bridge

    • C. 

      Gateway

    • D. 

      Repeater

  • 10. 
    A network topology in which all data/information pass through a central device is
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Mesh

  • 11. 
    ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol) is
    • A. 

      A TCP/IP protocol used to dynamically bind a high level IP Address to a low-level physical hardware address

    • B. 

      A TCP/IP high level protocol for transferring files from one machine to another

    • C. 

      A protocol used to monitor computers

    • D. 

      A protocol that handles error and control messages

  • 12. 
    Internet-like networks within an enterprise.
    • A. 

      Intranet

    • B. 

      Switching alternating

    • C. 

      Inter organizational networks

    • D. 

      Extranet

  • 13. 
    A protocol used to transfer files between computers.
    • A. 

      SMTP

    • B. 

      POP

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      Telnet

  • 14. 
    Fastest communication media:
    • A. 

      Twisted Pair Cable

    • B. 

      Fiber Optic Cable

    • C. 

      Co-axial Cable

    • D. 

      Microwave

  • 15. 
    A transmission media that uses light pulse to transmit data.
    • A. 

      Optical Fiber

    • B. 

      Twisted Pair Cable

    • C. 

      Co-axial Cable

    • D. 

      Radio Wave

  • 16. 
    RJ-45 connector is used with
    • A. 

      Co-axial Cable

    • B. 

      Fiber Optic Cable

    • C. 

      Twisted Pair Cable

    • D. 

      None of above

  • 17. 
    Which device is used to connect to the internet using telephone line?
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Hub

  • 18. 
    Which is the most commonly used network topology?
    • A. 

      Ring

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Tree

  • 19. 
    A network device that has multiple ports to connect multiple computers.
    • A. 

      Switch/hub

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      Repeater

    • D. 

      Gateway

  • 20. 
    A set of rules that has to be followed by the network computers to communicate with each other.
    • A. 

      Topology

    • B. 

      Architecture

    • C. 

      Protocol

    • D. 

      Terminal

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