The Big Quiz On Computer Networking

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Computer Networking Quizzes & Trivia

A non-complicated quiz based on Computer Networking


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the "HTTP" acronym stand for?
    • A. 

      Hyper Text Throughput Protocol

    • B. 

      Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

    • C. 

      Hyper Text Transport Protocol

    • D. 

      Hyper Text Tracking Protocol

  • 2. 
    What is the default subnet mask for class C network?
    • A. 

      255.255.0.255

    • B. 

      255.0.255.255

    • C. 

      255.255.255.0

    • D. 

      255.255.255.255

  • 3. 
    What network related software is commonly used to check for opened ports on the remote computer?
    • A. 

      Sniffer

    • B. 

      Security Scanner

    • C. 

      Firewall

    • D. 

      Antivirus

  • 4. 
    What term defines a secret way of gaining access to network service?
    • A. 

      Backdoor

    • B. 

      Trapdoor

    • C. 

      Tap-hole

    • D. 

      Loophole

  • 5. 
    What part of network computing is SONET related to?
    • A. 

      Firewall Software

    • B. 

      Router Software

    • C. 

      Fiber Optic Cabling

    • D. 

      Network Protocol

  • 6. 
    What is the government agency that developed the TCP/IP protocol suite?
    • A. 

      DISA

    • B. 

      AFAA

    • C. 

      DARPA

    • D. 

      CIA

  • 7. 
    Which protocol was developed to "transfer mail reliably and efficiently" between servers?
    • A. 

      DNS

    • B. 

      TCP/IP

    • C. 

      SMTP

    • D. 

      HTTP

  • 8. 
    Which networking company is known for their "BigIron" family of backbone switches?
    • A. 

      Foundry Networks

    • B. 

      Extreme Networks

    • C. 

      Cisco Systems

    • D. 

      Juniper Networks

  • 9. 
    What IEEE standard defines Broadband Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WiMAX)?
    • A. 

      802.11

    • B. 

      802.2

    • C. 

      802.16

    • D. 

      802.18

  • 10. 
    What is the popular command line tool used to troubleshoot DNS?
    • A. 

      Netstat

    • B. 

      Nbtstat

    • C. 

      Nslookup

    • D. 

      Ping

  • 11. 
    What is layer 4 of the OSI reference model?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Session

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Transport

  • 12. 
    11111111.11111111.11100000.00000000 equates to what subnet mask in decimal?
    • A. 

      255.255.255.0

    • B. 

      255.255.224.0

    • C. 

      255.255.192.0

    • D. 

      255.224.0.0

  • 13. 
    What is defined as "the act of moving information across an internetwork"?
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      Routing

    • C. 

      Framing

    • D. 

      Switching

  • 14. 
    What is the hop count limit for RIP networks?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      15

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      25

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is another name for a 10Base2 network?
    • A. 

      Thicknet

    • B. 

      Token Ring

    • C. 

      Thinnet

    • D. 

      Star

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