Network Design Basics

Test your skills on the basic network design.

1. Which of the following is used to store files on a central storage system on a network for sharing

a. FTP server
b. Telnet server
c. DHCP server
d. LAN server

2. Where should the gateway for a system on the network be configured

a. On the next hop router
b. On it’s TCP/IP adapter
c. On the connected switch.
d. On the DHCP server.

3. How many routers are required to create a network which has 50 users , where all the users are in the same network.

a. 1
b. 2
c. 0
d. None of the above.

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4. There are 500 users on a network, which has 5 departments. Each department has 100 users each. How many network addresses would be required for the 5 departments

a. 500
b. 10
c. 5
d. None of the above

5. In the above scenario, can the default gateway for the all the users be a unique IP address

a. Yes
b. No

6. A network has to be designed for 45 users each in two different networks. The users in both the networks should be accessible to each other. How many switches should be used

a. 2 48 port switches
b. 2 24 port switches
c. 1 48 port switch
d. 1 24 port switch


1. FTP Server
2. On it’s TCP/IP adapter
3. 1
4. 5
5. No
6. 2 48 port switches

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