Computer Networking Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    What is a common method of moving files from system to system using TCP/IP?
    • A. 

      Technographing

    • B. 

      Amplitude Modulation

    • C. 

      Decomposition

    • D. 

      File Transfer Protocol

  • 2. 
    A 5th generation "Twisted Pair" Ethernet cable is known by what name?
    • A. 

      CAT5

    • B. 

      PHP5

    • C. 

      WAN5

    • D. 

      LAN5

  • 3. 
    What service translates domain names (computer hostnames) to IP addresses?
    • A. 

      Telnet

    • B. 

      Usenet

    • C. 

      DNS

    • D. 

      DSN

  • 4. 
    What network service is usually supported by cell phones?
    • A. 

      GPRS

    • B. 

      SSH

    • C. 

      IRC

    • D. 

      Telnet

  • 5. 
    What computer network tool tests whether a particular host is reachable across an IP network?
    • A. 

      Digg

    • B. 

      DNS Lookup

    • C. 

      Ping

    • D. 

      Telnet

  • 6. 
    What is the name of the device which joins multiple wired or wireless networks together?
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Printer

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Server

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the software item which monitors and limits the flow of information through a computer network?
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      Antivirus

    • C. 

      FTP Client

    • D. 

      Web Server

  • 8. 
    What is a computer's loopback IP address?
    • A. 

      192.168.1.1

    • B. 

      127.0.0.0

    • C. 

      255.255.0.0

    • D. 

      127.0.0.1

  • 9. 
    What is the name of a specially-configured subset of a larger network?
    • A. 

      Portion

    • B. 

      Segment

    • C. 

      Piece

    • D. 

      Slice

  • 10. 
    What is a name given to malicious network software designed to steal data from the computer?
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Firewall

    • C. 

      Trojan

    • D. 

      FTP Client

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the software used to monitor network data?
    • A. 

      SSH Client

    • B. 

      Sniffer

    • C. 

      Debugger

    • D. 

      Scanner

  • 12. 
    What is the word "modem" short for?
    • A. 

      Modify-Demodify

    • B. 

      Mode-Demonstrate

    • C. 

      Modulator-Demodulator

    • D. 

      Moderate-Demote

  • 13. 
    What is the maximum data rate supported by Gigabit Ethernet?
    • A. 

      1000 Mbps

    • B. 

      10 Mbps

    • C. 

      1 Mbps

    • D. 

      100 Mbps

  • 14. 
    What are two modes of data transfer supported by FTP?
    • A. 

      ASCII & VISCII

    • B. 

      ASCII & Binary

    • C. 

      HEX & Binary

    • D. 

      VISCII & Binary

  • 15. 
    What is the default FTP port number?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      24

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      22

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