Development Of TCP/IP Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    List the seven layers of the ISO/OSI network reference model in ascending order, starting with layer one.
  • 2. 
    What is the name of the version on IP most widely used today
    • A. 

      IPv1

    • B. 

      IPv2

    • C. 

      IPv3

    • D. 

      IPv4

    • E. 

      IPv6

  • 3. 
    Which of the following items represents design goals that motivated the development of TCP/IP? (MA)
    • A. 

      Robust network architecture

    • B. 

      Reliable delivery mechanism

    • C. 

      Ability of dissimiliar systems to exchange data

    • D. 

      Support for long-haul connections

    • E. 

      High performance

  • 4. 
    Which of the following milestone events for TCP/IP occurred in 1983?
    • A. 

      NSF launches NSFNET

    • B. 

      The DoD mandates TCP/IP as the "official ARPANET protocol"

    • C. 

      TCP/IP appears in the 4.2BSD UNIX distribution

    • D. 

      Initial development of name server technology occurs

  • 5. 
    Which of the following organization develops and maintains RFCs?
    • A. 

      ISOC

    • B. 

      IAB

    • C. 

      IRTF

    • D. 

      IETF

  • 6. 
    Which of the following organizations manages Internet domain names and network addresses?
    • A. 

      ICANN

    • B. 

      IETF

    • C. 

      IRTF

    • D. 

      ISOC

  • 7. 
    What is the title of RFC 3300?
    • A. 

      Index of Official Protocols

    • B. 

      Index of Internet Official Protocols

    • C. 

      Internet Official Protocol Standards

    • D. 

      The Internet Standards Process

  • 8. 
    Which of the following steps must a Standard RFC go through to become and official standard?
    • A. 

      Draft

    • B. 

      Historic

    • C. 

      Proposed

    • D. 

      Retired

    • E. 

      Standard

  • 9. 
    A Best Current Practice RFC is a special form of Standard RFC
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following statements represents benefits of a layered approach to networking?
    • A. 

      Takes a big problem and breaks it into a series of smaller interrelated problems

    • B. 

      Allows individual layers to be insulated from one another

    • C. 

      Permits expertise to be applied from different disciplines for different layers

    • D. 

      Permits hardware issues to be kept separate from software issues

  • 11. 
    Which terms represents parts of a PDU that are always present in any PDU?
    • A. 

      Header

    • B. 

      Payload

    • C. 

      Checksum

    • D. 

      Trailer

  • 12. 
    Which of the following components operate at the physical layer?
    • A. 

      NIC

    • B. 

      Segmentation and reassembly

    • C. 

      Connectors

    • D. 

      Cables

  • 13. 
    What function does the Session layer provide?
    • A. 

      Segmentation and reassembly

    • B. 

      Session setup, maintenance, and tear-down

    • C. 

      Checkpoint controls

    • D. 

      Data format conversions

  • 14. 
    Which of the following TCP/IP network model layers maps most nearly to single layers in the ISO/OSI network reference model?
    • A. 

      Network access

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Transport

    • D. 

      Application

  • 15. 
    Which of the following two TCP/IP protocols operate at the TCP/IP Transport layers
    • A. 

      ARP

    • B. 

      PPP

    • C. 

      TCP

    • D. 

      UDP

    • E. 

      XNET

  • 16. 
    The ______ address is used to identify the sender and receiver in an IP packet header
    • A. 

      Domain name

    • B. 

      Symbolic name

    • C. 

      Numeric IP

    • D. 

      Return

  • 17. 
    Which of the following terms is a synonym for a physical numeric address?
    • A. 

      Hardware

    • B. 

      MAC layer

    • C. 

      PROM

    • D. 

      RIPL

  • 18. 
    Which of the following protocols translates from a numeric IP address to a physical numeric address?
    • A. 

      ICMP

    • B. 

      IP

    • C. 

      ARP

    • D. 

      RARP

  • 19. 
    Which of the following formulas describes the number of hosts in an IP address?
    • A. 

      2 raised to the number of bits in the host portion of the address

    • B. 

      2 raised to the number of bits in the host portion of the address minus 2

    • C. 

      2 raised to the number of bits in the network portion of the address minus 2

    • D. 

      2 raised to the number of bits in the network portion of the address

  • 20. 
    Which of the following tools or techniques helped to alleviate IP address scarcity?
    • A. 

      CIDR

    • B. 

      Subnetting

    • C. 

      NAT

    • D. 

      Increased use of private IP addresses

  • 21. 
    Which of the following Ethernet frame types is the de facto standard frame type?
    • A. 

      Ethernet I

    • B. 

      Ethernet II

    • C. 

      Ethernet 802.2 LLC

    • D. 

      Ethernet 802.2 SNAP

  • 22. 
    What is the first step that an IP hosts performs when it receives an Ethernet frame?
    • A. 

      Check the hardware address to see if it should be read further

    • B. 

      Check the validity of the FCS value

    • C. 

      Strip off the FCS field and hand the packet to the data link layer

    • D. 

      Examine the payload to determine the actual destination address

  • 23. 
    Which of the following best describes the role of the ARP cache
    • A. 

      A special area of memory on router where already-resolved IP hardware address translations are stored

    • B. 

      A special area of memory on IP hosts where already-resolved IP hardware address translations are stored

    • C. 

      A special file where already-resolved IP hardware address translations are stores as a computer is powered down, then read as it is powered back up

    • D. 

      A special file where symbolic name to IP address translations are stored

  • 24. 
    When looking for a destination address for a datagram ultimately bound for a remote network, an IP host must check which structure to obtain the necessary information?
    • A. 

      ARP cache

    • B. 

      Routing tables

    • C. 

      A source route request

    • D. 

      Proxy ARP to get hardware address for the destination machine

  • 25. 
    What happens when an IP hosts sends a reply to an IP host that requested its hardware address?
    • A. 

      Nothing, other than sending a reply

    • B. 

      The sending hosts responds with an ARP request to the orignial requesting host

    • C. 

      The sending host uses the contents of its reply to the requesting host to add an entry for the requesting host to its ARP cache

    • D. 

      The sending hosts uses the contents of its reply to update the entry for the requesting host in its ARP cache

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