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Chapter 1 1. Write a short note on Data Communication system or model 2.

. List and explain various components of a Data Communication System 3. Define Protocol and list its characteristics 4. Define analog Describe the various characteristics of the analog signals 5. Define digital signals. Describe the various characteristics of the digital signals 6. Define Network Standards. List and explain various network standard organizations. Chapter 2 1. Define Computer Network. List and explain the uses of computer network 2. Write a short note on ISO OSI Reference Model. Explain the data exchange through OSi-Model ( (or) Describe the design issues of the layers 3. Describe the functionality of OSI Physical Layer 4. Describe the functionality of OSI Data Link Layer 5. Write a short note on OSI Network Layer 6. Explain the functionality of OSI Transport Layer 7. Describe the functionality of OSI Session and Application Layer 8. Write a short note on Presentation Layer of OSI Reference Model 9. Write a short note on TCP/IP Protocol suite. 10. Compare TCP/IP Protocol suite with OSI reference model Chapter 3 1. Define Error. Explain the types of errors. 2. Define the term redundancy. Explain the concept of redundancy in terms of error correction and detection. 3. Write a short note on error detection. 4. Write a short note on error correction 5. Define Hamming distance. Explain the method finding maximum number of errors to be detected in a communication network using hamming distance method. 6. Consider the data words used in a network system are 000, 011, 101, 110. Find the maximum number of bit errors the system can detect. 7. Consider the data words used in a network system are 00000, 01011, 10101, 11110. Find the maximum number of bit errors the system can detect. 8. Consider the data word as 10110. Explain the method of error detection using CRC method during the transmission of code word between a sender and receiver. Let the sender and receiver use the common divisor as 1110 9. A machine receives the code word as 10110111 from a source machine. The machines were using CRC method for error detection with common divisor 1011. State whether the recipient machine will accept the code word or not. 10. Explain the method of sending and receiving a 16bit data 1010100100111001 using 8-bit checksum. 11. Define Parity check method of error detection. Find the two dimensional parity check for the data words (00110111, 01110111, 11101101, 10101110) using even parity method.

Chapter 4 1. Define transmission impairment Write a short note on Attenuation and Distortion. 2. Define transmission impairment Write a short note on Distortion and Noise.

3. Define transmission impairment Define Attenuation and Noise. 4. Write a short note on Twisted pair cable. List its types and advantages 5. Write a short note on Co-axial cable. Describe the various connectors used with co-axial cable. List the advantages and disadvantages of using co-axial cable. 6. Explain the method of light propagation through fiber optic cable. 7. Describe various elements of a fiber optic cable. What are the connectors used with fiber optic cable. List the advantages and disadvantages of fiber optic cable. 8. Define unguided media. Write a short note on different propagation methods in unguided media. 9. Write a short note on Radio waves. 10. Explain how Microwaves are used as unguided media. Describe different types of Antennas used with Microwaves. 11. Define Infrared waves. List the application which uses infrared signals for communication. 12. Write a short note on Synchronous Transmission methods. List its advantages and disadvantages. 13. Write a short note on Asynchronous transmission methods. List its advantages and disadvantages. 14. Define Analog-to-Analog conversion. Describe any two types of analog-to-analog modulation

Chapter 5
1. Define network topology. Write a short note on tree and hybrid topologies list its advantages and disadvantages 2. Write short note on mesh topology. List its advantages and disadvantages( CS 4 ) 3. Write a short note on star topology. List its advantages and disadvantages ( CS 4 ) 4. Write a short note on bus topology. List its advantages and disadvantages ( CS 4 ) 5. Write a short note on ring List its advantages and disadvantages ( CS 4 )

6. Describe in detail how data communication takes place in a circuit switched network. Or

Define Switching. Explain the Three Phases in a circuit switched network for data communication.
7. Describe the concept of delay in circuit switched networks. 8. Describe in detail how the data communication takes place in a datagram packet switched network. 9. Describe in detail how the data communication takes place in a datagram packet switched network. 10. Describe in detail how the data communication takes place in a virtual circuit packet switched network. 11. Describe in detail how the data communication takes place in a message switched network. 12. Write a short note on Router and Routing algorithm.

Chapter 6

1. Write a short note on the structure of IP frame header. List and explain the elements of IP frame header 2. Explain the format of IPV6 addresses. 3. Describe the advantages of IPV6. Explain the categories of addresses in IPV6. 4. Explain the header format of IPV6.