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Part I - There are 30 multiple choice questions. Each question is worth 1 marks. You must attempt ALL.
Please use the Multiple Choice Questions answer sheet provided on the last page.

1. How many bits are there in the Ethernet (BIA or Physical or MAC) address?

a. 64 bits c. 32 bits
b. 48 bits d. 16 bits

2. What layers of the OSI model coordinate to the Application layer of the TCP/IP model?

a. Transport c. Presentation
b. Application d. Session

3. What are the terms for the four PDUs that exist at the bottom of the OSI model? Name these in
order from bottom to top.
a. A. Segments, Frames, Packets, Bits
b. B. Bits, Frames, Packets, Segments
c. C. Packets, Frames, Bits, Segments
d. D. Segments, Packets, Frames, Bits
4. Name the Transport layer protocols.

a. ICMP c. LDP
b. TCP d. FTP

5. What protocol uses windowing in order to implement flow control?

a. ICMP c. UDP
b. TCP d. RIP

6. What is the port number and protocol used by SSH? (Choose two.)

a. TCP c. 22
b. UDP d. 23

7. What topology do you find in a modern switched LAN?

a. Star c. Hybrid
b. Mesh d. Full mesh

8. What type of cable is used in order to connect a switch to another switch?

a. Straight-through c. Null
b. Crossover d. Dual band

9. What is 203 converted to binary?

a. 11001011 c. 10101100
b. 11101011 d. 11001000

10. What is the default subnet mask for a class B network?

a. c.
b. d.

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11. If your mask uses three bits in an octet, what is the decimal value?

a. 192 c. 240
b. 224 d. 252

12. If you have a mask of—how many hosts can you support?

a. 32 c. 14
b. 62 d. 6

13. Your network needs to support 30 subnets. How many bits should you “borrow” in order to
create the least waste in address space?

a. 4 c. 6
b. 5 d. 7

14. Your system is sending email to the local SMTP server. What type of IPv4 traffic is this most likely
given that these two systems have communicated seconds ago?

a. Broadcast c. Unicast
b. Multicast d. Anycast

15. OSPF uses and in its operation. What type of address is this?

a. Unicast c. Multicast
b. Broadcast d. Anycast

16. What does it mean when you see FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF as the destination address in an Ethernet
a. It means the frame is a multicast
b. It means the frame is a unicast
c. It means the frame should be dropped
d. It means the frame is a broadcast
17. What technology permits many private addresses to communicate on the public Internet?

b. POP3 d. NAT

18. What layer of the OSI model coordinates with the Transport layer of the TCP/IP model?

a. Network c. Session
b. Transport d. Presentation

19. What is the meaning of this IP address—

a. This is a multicast address. c. This is a loopback address.

b. This is a Class A unicast address. d. This is an invalid IP address.

20. What is the subnet mask if you began with the default Class A mask and then “borrowed” four
bits for subnetting?

a. c.
b. d.

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21. Examine the following diagram. What is the most likely reason HostA is unable to ping HostB?

a. he subnet masks are incorrect for the link between R1 and R2.
b. HostA has an invalid IP address.
c. HostB is attempting to use the subnet ID as an IP address.
d. The R2 interface to R1 is attempting to use a subnet broadcast IP address.
22. What is the Layer 3 broadcast address?

a. c.
b. d.

23. What is the size of the source address field in an IPv6 header?

a. 6 bytes c. 12 bytes
b. 8 bytes d. 16 bytes

24. IPV4 Address is

a. 8 bit c. 32 bit
b. 16 bit d. 64 bit

25. Router operates in which layer of OSI Reference Model?

a. Layer 1 (Physical Layer) c. Layer 4 (Transport Layer)

b. Layer 3 (Network Layer) d. Layer 7 (Application Layer)

26. Each IP packet must contain

a. Only Source address c. Source and Destination address

b. Only Destination address d. Source or Destination address

27. _______ provides a connection-oriented reliable service for sending messages

a. TCP c. UDP
b. IP d. All of the above

28. What layer of the OSI model exists just above the Network layer?

a. Session c. Application
b. Presentation d. Transport

29. Which of the following IP address class is Multicast

a. Class A c. Class C
b. Class B d. Class D

30. Which of the following is correct regarding Class B Address of IP address

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a. Network bit – 14, Host bit – 16 c. Network bit – 18, Host bit – 16
b. Network bit – 16, Host bit – 14 d. Network bit – 12, Host bit – 14

Part II – Matching - 5 Points


1. Link State Routing Protocol a. EIGRP

2. Layer 2 standard b. IP Address
3. Transport Layer function c. Ethernet
4. 12 Hexadecimal Numbers d. Router
5. Layer 2 device e. OSPF
f. MAC Address
g. Switch
h. Multiplexing

Part III – Match the Items on the Left with the appropriate OSI layer on the right (Some may not be use)
– 6 Pints

Answer Sheet for

Part I

1. ________ 9. _________ 17. _________ 25. _________

2. ________ 10. _________ 18. _________ 26. _________
3. ________ 11. _________ 19. _________ 27. _________
4. _________ 12. _________ 20. _________ 28. _________
5. _________ 13. _________ 21. _________ 29. _________
6. _________ 14. _________ 22. _________ 30. _________
7. _________ 15. _________ 23. _________
8. _________ 16. _________ 24. _________
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Part II

1. _____ 2. _____ 3. _____ 4. _____

5. _____

Good Luck!