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Mobile IP provides two basic functions


Route discovery and registration
Agent discovery and registration
IP binding and registration
None of the above
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Error detection at a data link level is achieved by
Bit stuffing
Cyclic redundancy codes
Hamming codes
Equalization
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Which network topology is considered passive?
Cross
Star
Bus
Tree
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______ is a satellite based tracking system that enables the determination of persons position.
Bluetooth
WAP
Short Message Service
Global Positioning System
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FTP does not use
Two transfer mode
Control connect ion to remote computer before file can be transfer red
User Datagram Protocol
Authorizat ion of a user through login and password verification
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The Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Allows gateways to send error a control messages to other gateways or hosts
Provides communication between the Internet Protocol Software on one machine and the Internet Protocol
Software on another
Reports error conditions to the original source, the source must relate errors to individual application
programs and take action to correct the problem
All of the above
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Which of the following statements is correct for the use of packet switching?
The subdivision of information into individually addressed packets in conjunction with alternative routing
arrangement enabled the transmission path to be altered in the event of congestion or individual link failure
The employment of additional intelligence within the network enabled more sophisticated error control and
link control procedures to be applied
By employing wide bandwidth circuits for the trunk networks substantial economies through extensive
sharing of capacity could be achieved.
All of the above
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The cost of the network is usually determined by
time complexity
switching complexity
circuit complexity
none of these
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To employ multi-access in GSM, users are given different:
time slots
bandpass filters
andsets
frequency bands
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Which of the following technique is used for encapsulation?
A technique used in best-effort delivery systems to avoid endlessly looping packets.
A technique used by protocols in which a lower level protocol accepts a message from a higher level protocol
and places it in the data portion of the low level frame.
One of the pieces that results when an IP gateway divides an IP datagram into smaller pieces for
transmission across a network that cannot handle the original datagram size
All of the above
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FDDI is a
Ring network
Star network
Mesh network
Bus based network
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Another name of IEEE 802.11 a is ____________
Wi-Max
Fast Ethernet
Wi-Fi
802.11 g
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End-to-End connectivity is provided from Last-to-Last in
Network layer
Session layer
Transport layer
Data link layer
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A station in a network forwards incoming packets by placing them on its shortest output queue. What
routing algorithm is being used?
Hot potato routing
Delta routing
Flooding
Static routing
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For the transmission of the signal, Bluetooth wireless technology uses
time division multiplexing
frequency division multiplexing
time division duplex
frequency division duplex
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What frequency range is used for FM radio transmission?
Very Low Frequency : 3 kHz to 30. kHz
Low Frequency : 30 kHz to 300 kHz
High Frequency : 3 MHz to 30 MHz
Very High Frequency : 30 MHz to 300 MHz
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In which circuit switching, delivery of data is delayed because data must be stored and retrieved
from RAM ?
Space division
Time division
Virtual
Packet
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When compared with analog cellular systems, an advantage of digital TDMA cellular system is that
it is less complicated
it requires less of computer memory
it conserves spectrum bandwidth
it costs less
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Radio signals generally propagate according to the following mechanisms
Modulation, Amplification, Scattering
Reflection, Diffraction, Scattering

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Amplification, Diffraction, Modulation
Reflection, Amplification, Diffraction
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In order that a code is t error correcting, the minimum Hamming distance should be
t
2t-1
2t
2t+1
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What can greatly reduce TCP/IP configuration problems?
WINS Proxy
WINS Server
PDC
DHCP Server
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A telephone conference call is an example of which type of communications
Same time / same place
Same time / different place
Different time / different place
Different time / same place
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Assume that source S and destination D are connected through two intermediate routers labeled R.
Determine how many times each packet has to visit the network layer and the data link layer during a
transmission from S to D.

Network layer 4 times and Data link layer-4 times


Network layer 4 times and Data link layer-3 times
Network layer 4 times and Data link layer-6 times
Network layer 2 times and Data link layer-6 times
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If the period of a signal is 1000 ms, then what is its frequency in kilohertz ?
10 3 KHz
10 2 KHz
10 1 KHz
1 KHz
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Usually information security in a network is achieved by

Layering
Cryptography
Grade of service
None of the above
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How many hosts are attached to each of the local area networks at your site?
128
256
254
512
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Devices interconnected by the LAN should include
Computers and terminals
Mass storage device, printers and plotters
Bridges and gateways
All of the above
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HMP (Host Monitoring Protocol) is:
A TCP/IP protocol used to dynamically bind a high level IP Address to a low-level physical hardware address
A TCP/IP high level protocol for transferring files from one machine to another.
A protocol used to monitor computers
A protocol that handles error and control messages
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Handoff is the mechanism that
Transfer an ongoing call from one base station to another
Initiating a new call
Dropping an ongoing call
None of above
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Device on one network can communicate with devices on another network via a
Hub/Switch
Utility server
File server
Gateway
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What is the name of the software package that allows people to send electronic mail along a network
of computers and workstations?
Memory resident package
Project management package
Data communication package
Electronic mail package
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Which technology is sometime referred to as wireless cable ?
MMDS
ATM
LMDS
CDMA
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ATM is an example of
Ring topology
Star topology
Bus topology
None of the above
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Match the following with link quality measurement and handoff initiation :
(a) Networked-Controlled Handoff(NCHO) (i) MS connect to BS
(b) Mobile-Assisted Handoff(MAHO) (ii) Process via channel the target BS
(c) Forward Handoff (iii) First Generation Analog Cellular System
(d) Hard Handoff (iv) Second Generation Digital Cellular System
(iii) (iv) (ii) (i)
(ii) (iii) (i) (iv)
(ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(iv) (iii) (i) (ii)
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A smart modem can dial, hangup and answer incoming calls automatically. Can you tell who provides
the appropriate instructions to the modem for this purpose ?
Communication software
Error detection protocols
Link access procedure (LAP)
Telecommunications
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What is the size (in terms of bits) of Header length field in IPV4 header ?
2
4
8
16
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Frequency shift keying is used mostly in
Radio transmission
Telegraphy
Telephone
None of the above
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X.25 is ________ Network

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Connection Oriented Network
Connection Less Network
Either Connection Oriented or Connection Less
Neither Connection Oriented nor Connection Less
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An Internet Service Provider (ISP) has the following chunk of CIDR-based IP addresses available
with it: 245.248.128.0/20. The ISP wants to give half of this chunk of addresses to Organization A,
and a quarter to Organization B, while retaining the remaining with itself. Which of the following is a
valid allocation of addresses to A and B?
245.248.136.0/21 and 245.248.128.0/22
245.248.128.0/21 and 245.248.128.0/22
245.248.132.0/22 and 245.248.132.0/21
245.248.136.0/24 and 245.248.132.0/21
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Which of the following device is used to connect two systems especially if the systems use different
protocols?
Hub
Bridge
Gateway
Repeater
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Which of the following TCP/IP Internet protocol is diskless machine uses to obtain its IP address
from a server ?
RAP
RIP
ARP
X.25
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Which of the following types of channels moves data relatively slowly?
Wideband channel
Voiceband channel
Narrowband channel
Broadband channel
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Which layer of OSI reference model uses the ICMP (Internet Control Message Protocol)
Transport layer
Data link layer
Network layer
Application layer
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You have a class A network address 10.0.0.0 with 40 subnets, but are required to add 60 new
subnets very soon. You would like to still allow for the largest possible number of host IDs per
subnet. Which subnet mask should you assign?
255.254.0.0
255.240.0.0
255.248.0.0
255.252.0.0
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Which of the following switching techniques is most suitable for interactive traffic ?
Circuit switching
Message switching
Packet switching
All of the above
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In case of Bus/Tree topology signal balancing issue is overcome by
Modulation
Polling
Segmentation
Strong transmitter
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Which of the following can be used for clustering of data ?
Single layer perception
Multilayer perception
Self organizing map
Radial basis function
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When you ping the loopback address, a packet is sent where?
Down through the layers of the IP architecture and then up the layers again
Across the wire
On the network
Through the loopback dongle
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The addressing especially used by Transport Layer is
Station address
Network address
Application port address
Dialog address
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What part of 192.168.10.51 is the Network ID, assuming a default subnet mask?
192.0.0.1
192.168.10
255.255.255.0
0.0.0.5
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