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University of Aden

Faculty of Engineering
Odd Semester Examination (2014-2015)
Subject: Computer Networks II
Date: / 1 /2015
Class: B4CS/B4CSE Even
Time: 2 hours
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS
1# (a) Distinguish between baseband transmission and broadband transmission?
(b) Describe what are the information exist in an IP header of a Packet.
(c) What is a Proxy server?
2# (a) You have an interface on a router with the IP address of 192.168.192.10/29. What are
the subnet address, the broadcast address, and the subnet size.
(b) Given the power of a signal in dBm as (-40), Calculate the power in Watt?
(c) What is the primary purpose of a Routing Protocol?
(i) to propagate broadcast messages
(ii) to map IP addresses to MAC addresses
(iii) to switch traffic to all available interfaces
(iv) sharing network information between routers
3# (a) What is the function of the ICMP? And what software utility uses ICMP?
(b) Which type of cable run is most often associated with fiber_optic cable?
(i) Backbone cable
(iii) Patch cable,

(ii) Horizontal cable,


(iv) Work area cable

(c) Perform CIDR aggregation (supernetting) on the following addresses;


128.56.26.0/24
128.56.27.0/24
128.56.28.0/24
128.56.29.0/24
4# (a) What is the purpose of a DHCP server on a network?
(b) What is the Demarc point?
(c) Which three addresses belong to the category of private IP addresses? (Choose three.)
(i) 10.0.0.1
(iii) 92.168.0.1
(v) 192.168.0.1

(ii) 127.0.0.1
(iv) 172.16.0.1
(vi) 100.0.0.1

5# (a) What is the loop_to_infinity problem of RIP protocol? List the methods to overcome it,
Describe only one ?
(b) Show the number of the Network id (nid) bits and the host id (hid) bits of the following
layer 3 protocols:
(i) DECNet

(ii) AppleTalk

(c) Which of these IPv4 addresses represents a directed broadcast address for a subnet?
(i) 172.16.4.129 /26
(v) 172.16.4.95 /27

(ii) 172.16.4.191 /26


(vi) 172.16.4.221 /27

(iii) 172.16.4.51 /27

6# (a) Why we need the sequence number for the acknowledgment in the Stop&Wait protocol.
(b) What are the layers of the OSI model, and the TCP/IP model ?
(c) Given a NAT router. Packet 1 is sent from the internal host to the NAT router, packet 2 is
sent from the router to the external web server, packet 3 is received from the web server
by the NAT router, and packet 4 is sent by the NAT router to the original host. Fill in the
missing source and destination IP addresses and port numbers in packets 2,3, and 4.


University of Aden
Faculty of Engineering
Odd Semester Re-Examination (2014-2015)
Subject: Computer Networks II
Date: / /2015
Class: B5CS/B5CSE
Time: 2 hours
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ANSWER ANY FOUR QUESTIONS
1# (a) What is a NAT router?
(b) Consider default subnet mask for a network is 255.255.255.0 How many number of
subnets and hosts per subnet are possible if m bits are borrowed from host id (HID)?
m-1

(HID-m)

(ii)

(HID-m)

(iv) 2

(i) 2

, 2

, 2

(iii) 2

, 2

(HID-m)

m-1

, 2

(HID-m)

(v)none

2# (a) Using the CRC technique, with the data code of 111111, and the CRC key (divisor) is 1010,
calculate the code word?
(b) Given the power of a signal in dBm as -40, Calculate the power in Watt?
3# (a) What is the purpose of a DNS server on a network?
(b) Here is a diagram of a small region of the Internet. Each network interface is labeled
with its IP address. A user W executes the command "tracert 203.5.5.17". Give the list
of the last few IP addresses which will be revealed by this execution of tracert.
4# (a) Sketch the Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model, identifying each layer.
(b) The wireless standard is widely used to connect computers to each other
A. CSMA/CD B. 802.11 C. 802.10n D. Broadband E. RJ-45
5# (a) Describe what are the information exist in the IP header of a Packet.
(b) What are the differences between the network subnetting and supernetting?

6# (a) Explain with a clear example, the work of the Address Resolution Protocol (ARP) in a LAN
with a router.
(b) The switch has built its CAM table. Which of the hosts will receive the data when host_A
sends a unicast packet to host C?