Test Your Knowledge On Computer Networking

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Computer Networking Quizzes & Trivia

A fun and interesting quiz on Computer Networking


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the highest layer of the OSI reference model that a bridge operates?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      5

  • 2. 
    The LPR/LPD protocol is used for what service on a network?
    • A. 

      Web Services

    • B. 

      File Transfer

    • C. 

      File Sharing

    • D. 

      Printing

  • 3. 
    What is the IEEE VLAN standard?
    • A. 

      802.1x

    • B. 

      802.3

    • C. 

      802.1q

    • D. 

      802.17

  • 4. 
    What protocol is the standard for synchronizing time on the Internet?
    • A. 

      NTP

    • B. 

      DNS

    • C. 

      NNTP

    • D. 

      SNMP

  • 5. 
    What is the maximum theoretical speed of data transfer on a T-1 line?
    • A. 

      786 Kbps

    • B. 

      1.544 Mbps

    • C. 

      44.736 Mbps

    • D. 

      64 Kbps

  • 6. 
    What was the legacy Novell protocol suite before the change to TCP/IP?
    • A. 

      IPX/SPX

    • B. 

      DECnet

    • C. 

      NetBIOS

    • D. 

      ARCnet

  • 7. 
    IPv6 addresses are how many bits long?
    • A. 

      256

    • B. 

      192

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      128

  • 8. 
    What protocol is employed by switches primarily to avoid switching loops?
    • A. 

      STP

    • B. 

      VTP

    • C. 

      VLAN

    • D. 

      RIP

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the DNS root level domain?
    • A. 

      .

    • B. 

      Com

    • C. 

      Net

    • D. 

      Google.com

  • 10. 
    What does an "MX" stand for in DNS?
    • A. 

      Mail Exchanger

    • B. 

      Mass Extreme

    • C. 

      Mass Exchanger

    • D. 

      Mail Express

  • 11. 
    What layer of the OSI reference model refers to the routing of network traffic?
    • A. 

      Data Link Layer

    • B. 

      Network Layer

    • C. 

      Transport Layer

    • D. 

      Session Layer

  • 12. 
    ATM networks transfer all data as fixed-length cells consisting of how many bytes?
    • A. 

      108

    • B. 

      32

    • C. 

      128

    • D. 

      53

  • 13. 
    The IEEE 802.11a networking specification denotes tranmissions over what frequency?
    • A. 

      900 MHz

    • B. 

      5 GHz

    • C. 

      11 GHz

    • D. 

      2.4 GHz

  • 14. 
    The IEEE 802.11g specification is backwards compatible with what other specification?
    • A. 

      802.1x

    • B. 

      802.16

    • C. 

      802.11b

    • D. 

      802.11a

  • 15. 
    What is the name given to Cisco Systems' proprietary routing software?
    • A. 

      Internetwork Operating System (IOS)

    • B. 

      Internet Routing Software (IRS)

    • C. 

      Cisco Routing Software (CRS)

    • D. 

      Network Operating System (NOS)

  • 16. 
    Which of the following protocols is an open standard for encrypting TCP/IP traffic?
    • A. 

      IMAP

    • B. 

      POP3

    • C. 

      IPSec

    • D. 

      PPP

  • 17. 
    Which technology allows for segmentation in a layer 2 switch through port assignment?
    • A. 

      WLAN

    • B. 

      LAN

    • C. 

      VLAN

    • D. 

      PPTP

  • 18. 
    Which of the following tools could be used to test a network cable for a short?
    • A. 

      Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR)

    • B. 

      Black Box

    • C. 

      Trap Door

    • D. 

      Frame Relay PVC

  • 19. 
    What is the name of the local file used to resolve host names?
    • A. 

      Dns.txt

    • B. 

      Hosts.sam

    • C. 

      Resolve

    • D. 

      Hosts

  • 20. 
    What is the common protocol used for monitoring network devices on a TCP/IP network?
    • A. 

      SNMP

    • B. 

      LDAP

    • C. 

      POP3

    • D. 

      SMTP

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