Routing and Switching Concepts

Test your skills on routing and switching concepts.

What is the use of subnet mask on a PC

a. To identify the class
b. To derive the network address
c. To embed the information in IP packet
d. To derive the default gateway.

How is a packet forwarded on a router

a. The source IP address in the incoming packet is looked into and matched with the routing entry
b. The destination IP address in the incoming packet is looked into and matched with the routing entry
c. The subnet mask in the incoming packet is looked and matched with the routing entry
d. None of the above.

What happens when a frame arrives on a switch

a. The source address in the frame is looked into and forwarded to the appropriate destination.
b. The destination address in the frame is looked into and forwarded to the appropriate destination.
c. The frame is flooded to all ports
d. None of the above.

How does a switch handle a frame with source and destination mac-address as same.

a. The frame is forwarded to the destination
b. The frame is filtered and discarded
c. The source and destination mac-address is added to the cam table
d. None of the above.

How many broadcast domains are there on a 24 port switch and a 24 port hub

a. 24,24
b. 1,1
c. 24,1
d. 1,24

Which connection would be used on a PC with two internet connections.

a. The connection with the highest speed
b. The connection with lowest metric value
c. The connection with highest metric value
d. Both connections would be used.

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