Linux Networking Quiz 1

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Linux Networking Quizzes & Trivia

Linux Networking class quiz 1.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In a token-passing network, bandwidth will be lost due to time-costly collision recovery.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    In the OSI reference model, the ____ layer finds the best route for packets that must be transferred between different networks.
    • A. 

      Data Link

    • B. 

      Session

    • C. 

      Transport

    • D. 

      Network

  • 3. 
    In a ____ topology, computers are connected to the same cable.
    • A. 

      Mesh

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Ring

  • 4. 
    ____ cable is a high-end medium that uses light pulses rather than electrical pulses to transmit data.
    • A. 

      UTP

    • B. 

      Fiber-optic

    • C. 

      Coax

    • D. 

      STP

  • 5. 
    The ____ field in the ICMP packet header verifies the integrity of the ICMP packet.
    • A. 

      Type

    • B. 

      Checksum

    • C. 

      Code

    • D. 

      Sequence number

  • 6. 
    Each computer on an Ethernet network requires a network ____ that connects the computer with the network.
    • A. 

      Interface

    • B. 

      Driver

    • C. 

      Adapter

    • D. 

      Operating system

  • 7. 
    In the CIDR generated IP address 192.168.12.254/24, ____ bits of the address are the host ID.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      24

    • D. 

      254

  • 8. 
    PCs can function as terminals if they run terminal emulation programs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    IPv6 supports over 100 ____ addresses.
    • A. 

      Billion

    • B. 

      Trillion

    • C. 

      Quadrillion

    • D. 

      Undecillion

  • 10. 
    The default ____ is an IP address configured on a host computer that identifies the computer to which packets should be sent when their network is not otherwise known to the host.
    • A. 

      Route

    • B. 

      Path

    • C. 

      Link

    • D. 

      Connection

  • 11. 
    Both an IP address and a MAC address are assigned to each network interface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    MAC addresses are 48-bit binary values expressed in ____ notation.
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Octal

    • C. 

      Decimal

    • D. 

      Hexadecimal

  • 13. 
    The length of a User Datagram Protocol (UDP) header is ____ bytes.
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      32

  • 14. 
    The ____ field in an Ethernet frame contains the data payload.
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      Type

    • C. 

      Information

    • D. 

      FCS

  • 15. 
    The address of the local loopback interface is ____ regardless of operating system.
    • A. 

      127.0.0.1

    • B. 

      127.0.0.2

    • C. 

      127.255.255.1

    • D. 

      127.255.255.254

  • 16. 
    A kilobyte of computer memory is 1000 bytes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The Internet model uses ____ layers,and each layer has specific protocols associated with it.
    • A. 

      Three

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Ten

  • 18. 
    A protocol ____ is software designed to receive data in a specific format from a higher-level protocol and transmit it to a lower-level protocol.
    • A. 

      Stack

    • B. 

      Queue

    • C. 

      Tree

    • D. 

      List

  • 19. 
    ______ determines the amount of information that can be transmitted and is usually expressed in megabits per second (Mb/s).
    • A. 

      Segmentation

    • B. 

      Bandwidth

    • C. 

      Subnet mask

    • D. 

      Last mile connection

    • E. 

      Terminal network

  • 20. 
    _____ defines seven layers of network functionality that standard protocols would implement.
    • A. 

      Subnet mask

    • B. 

      Three-way handshake

    • C. 

      Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model

    • D. 

      Terminal network

    • E. 

      Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol

  • 21. 
    _____ commonly used routing protocol within organizational networks.
    • A. 

      Three-way handshake

    • B. 

      Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol

    • C. 

      Terminal network

    • D. 

      Subnet mask

    • E. 

      Segmentation

  • 22. 
    _____ used by a computer to establish a TCP connection with another host.
    • A. 

      6BONE

    • B. 

      Three-way handshake

    • C. 

      Segmentation

    • D. 

      Last mile connection

    • E. 

      Terminal network

  • 23. 
    _____ process of dividing a network into smaller parts.
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      Segmentation

    • C. 

      Subnet mask

    • D. 

      6BONE

    • E. 

      Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol

  • 24. 
    _____ series of numbers that looks like an IP address but contains 1s for the network ID portion of the address and 0s for the host ID portion of the address.
    • A. 

      Subnet mask

    • B. 

      Bandwidth

    • C. 

      6BONE

    • D. 

      Three-way handshake

    • E. 

      Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model

  • 25. 
    _____ portion of Internet supporting IPv6.
    • A. 

      Three-way handshake

    • B. 

      Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model

    • C. 

      Bandwidth

    • D. 

      6BONE

    • E. 

      Subnet mask

  • 26. 
    _____ consists of a central computer or host with numerous terminals connected.
    • A. 

      Subnet mask

    • B. 

      6BONE

    • C. 

      Bandwidth

    • D. 

      Terminal network

    • E. 

      Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model

  • 27. 
    _____ refers to the connection that begins at the home or office, goes through the local neighborhood,and ends at an Internet service provider (ISP) or other fast service provider.
    • A. 

      Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model

    • B. 

      Last mile connection

    • C. 

      Bandwidth

    • D. 

      Terminal network

    • E. 

      6BONE

  • 28. 
    A(n) ____ is a computer on a network that is equal to the other computers and has the ability to initiate communications, respond to requests for information, and interact with users independent of other computer systems.
    • A. 

      Terminal

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Peer

    • D. 

      Server

  • 29. 
    ____ wireless uses transceivers and antennas mounted on buildings to transmit up to 18 miles, and they are cheaper to install than fiber-optic systems.
    • A. 

      Fixed

    • B. 

      Mobile

    • C. 

      Virtual

    • D. 

      Roaming

  • 30. 
    A 10-Mb/s Ethernet runs at ____ b/s.
    • A. 

      1,000,000

    • B. 

      1,024,000

    • C. 

      10,000,000

    • D. 

      10,240,000

  • 31. 
    The ____ field of a TCP packet header identifies the position within the stream of data for the data in this packet.
    • A. 

      Sequence number

    • B. 

      Source port

    • C. 

      Acknowledgement number (ACK)

    • D. 

      Flags

  • 32. 
    ____ reduce network congestion on busy networks.
    • A. 

      Hubs

    • B. 

      NICs

    • C. 

      Connectors

    • D. 

      Switches