Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune Faculty of Management Studies Master of Computer Applications (MCA) – SEM- III Subject Code

Title Weight age for Examinations J030219 Computer Networks Int: 30 Univ: 70

1. University theory paper is of 70 marks and of 3 hours duration. 2. There will be Two sections- Section I and Section II. 3. In Section I there will be SIX questions, each of 10 marks, of which FOUR are to be answered. 4. In Section II there will be Three questions, each of 15 marks, ofwhich TWO are to be answered. The Questions in Section II are of applied nature such as problem solving ( exercise regarding IP addressing , routing problems etc.) The paper must cover entire syllabus.

Question Bank
Q.1 Differentiate between the following I. Circuit Switching, Message Switching and Packet Switching II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. VIII. IX. X. XI. XII. XIII. FDM, TDM and WDM Synchronous and Asynchronous Transmission Analog and Digital Signals Connection-oriented and Connectionless Services Guided and Unguided Media Virtual and Datagram Circuit CSMA/CD and CSMA/CA Connection based media access protocol and polling based media access protocol Connection oriented / Connectionless services Virtual circuit / Datagram circuit MANET / Wireless sensor network Static / Dynamic routing

Q.2 Q.3 Q.4

Explain TCP/IP Reference model with neat diagram. Explain OSI/ISO Reference model with neat diagram. Perform a comparative study between TCP/IP and OSI.

ISDN d. -TCP / UDP Write short note on:a. Q.18 Q.15 Q.5 Explain layered architecture of computer networks. DNS .16 Q.14 Explain following routing algorithms.13 What are the limitations of distance vector routing? How they are addressed in link state routing? Q.Q.17 Q.25 c.10 Discuss problems of channel allocation? What are different media access control protocols? Give advantage and disadvantage of each protocol. Token Ring f. data bandwidth and multiplexing used. (b)Compare generations on the basis of services.7 Q. standards used. Mobile IP g. Q. (a) What does horizontal communication specify in context of OSI model? (b) What does vertical communication specify in context of OSI model? Q. Multicast routing Q. Differentiate Interior Gateway / Exterior Gateway protocol. Explain Internet Transport Protocols. Explain services of Transport layer.19 Explain various IP Addressing methods. Hierarchical routing c.9 Explain types of Transmission media and their characteristics. X. a. (a)Explain three generations of Mobile Telephone System.12 What is the importance of congestion control algorithms? Explain load shedding and jitter control.8 Q.6 Q. What are services provided by data link layer? Explain various ARQ retransmission strategies.11 Explain following: (a)Ethernet as examples of physical and MAC later (b) Token Bus (c) Token Ring Q. IPV6 h. Frame Relay e. Q. Ethernet b. . Flooding routing b. Broadcast routing d.

6.21 What is IEEE 8. Q.8.2) From D (16.12. 3 and 5 respectively. j. Q.26 Define Wireless Sensor Network. Explain any one of Dynamic routing protocol for MANET.20 What are the types of Wireless networks? Explain with example. Discuss Network Architecture of WSN.31 Convert the IP address whose hexadecimal representation is C22F1582 to dotted decimal notation. k. for a three layer hierarchy. Q.12. MANET. Distance vector routing is used and the following vectors have just come in to router C: - From B ( 5.22 Explain Physical and MAC layer description of 802.24 Explain the properties of DSDV Protocol. Q.11X standards? Explain any two of 8. Q.9. .i.9.30 For hierarchical routing with 4800 routers.0. what region and cluster sizes should be chosen to minimize.29 Consider the subnet of figure .11X standards.23 Explain the salient design issues that must be examined in MANET.6. E are 6. l.20.27 Compare following Wireless networks:BLUETOOTH.16 and 802. FTP TELNET SMTP SNTP Q.3. SENSOR NETWORKS Q.0. Give both the outgoing line to use and the expected delay. the size of routing table. Q. Q.6. Q. What is C’s new routing table. INFRARED.28 Numerical Problems and applied nature questions. Q.25 Define MANET.4) The measured delays to B.0.10) From E (7. D. Q.

35 A simple crossbar switch has five input lines and five output lines.46.38 Assuming that all routers and hosts are working properly and that all software in both is free of all errors.78.46. is there any chance.56.222 192. what does the router do if a packet with that address arrives? (a) 135. f.67 192.168.56 000 000 00 11110000 11111111 00110011 100 000 00 11110000 11111111 0110011 Q. give the suitable explanation for your answer. b. What subnet are the following hosts on? 192.40.130.168.2 (d) 192.0.11.23.46.53. How many hosts are possible per subnet? Q.39 A router has the following (CIDR) entries in its routing table: Address/mask 135.0 is using the subnet mask 255.57. a class B address is assigned the subnet mask of 255.56.56.130.255.93 192.0.130.240.250 Q. 227. a.8 252.14.130. Q.63.46.199 192.130. g. that a packet will be delivered to the wrong destination? Q.14.10 (b) 135.130. What is the maximum number of hosts per subnet? Q.130.255. however small.168.111 134.0/22 135. How many cross points are present in the switch.33 Find the class of each IP address given below.Q. e.0/23 default Next hop Interface 0 Interface 1 Router 1 Router 2 For each of the following IP addresses.14 (c) 135.12. d.7 (e) 192.0/22 192. c.52.37 To provide more subnets.255.15.87 193.7 .46.34 A Computer on a bridged network sends out a packet to a device that is not present on the network.36 .168.168.22 14.255.32 A class B network on the Internet has a subnet mask of 255.168.53.5.240. The IP network 192.720. What do the bridges do with the packet? Q.60.40.224.53.10 192.168.

40 Compute a multicast spanning tree for router C in the following subnet for a group with members at routers A. A. . you need at least 50 subnets interconnected with routers. C B D A F E J G H I Original Subnet K L Q. Q. In the figure.193. you were given the first 3 of these subnets. F. iv) range of possible host IP addresses. ii) subnet mask. and K. Each of the subnet needs to be able to handle at least 750 hosts (workstations. For your physical network.41 a) Your institution has a Class B IP address 150. D.Q.0. E. B. B and C. C.0. fill in the blanks with correct Network and IP addresses. and router interfaces).42 b)As the network manager for your local campus. as illustrated in the figure below. rervers. I. iii) subnet address. For the first 10 of these subnets give: i) the network address. v) Broadcast address [CISCO].

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