mcq quiz operating systemThis section contains MCQ on computer networking to test your basic knowledge on the topics.  Each question is multiple choice type with a single answer.  The section consists of 20 questions with multiple-choice options.

MCQ Quiz – Network Protocols

 

 

1. Which of the following protocols are used to resolve the IP address into Mac address?

  1. ARP
  2. RARP
  3. DNS
  4. DHCP

A is the correct answer.

 

 

2. Which of the following protocols are used to resolve the domain name into IP address and vice versa?

  1. ARP
  2. RARP
  3. DHCP
  4. DNS

D is the correct answer.

 

3. ICMP stands for ____________.

  1. Internet Control Mapping Protocol
  2. Internal Control Message Protocol
  3. Internet Control Message Protocol
  4. Internal Concept Message Protocol

C is the correct answer.

 

 

4. ______ is an application layer protocol that manages the IP pool to allocate IP addresses to the hosts automatically.

  1. DNS
  2. DHCP
  3. TCP/IP
  4. POP

B is the correct answer.

 

 

5. Which of the following protocols are used for transmission of electronic mail from an e-mail client to the mailing server?

  1. POP3
  2. ICMP
  3. SMTP
  4. FTP

C is the correct answer.

 

 

6. Which of the following are used to receive mail from the mail server? (choose any two)

  1. SMTP
  2. POP3
  3. IMAP
  4. HTTP

B and C are the correct answers.

 

 

7. __________ is an application protocol that ensures secure connection so that information can be exchanged between the internet user and the web server in an encrypted format.

  1. HTTP
  2. HTTPS
  3. FTP
  4. DNS

B is the correct answer.

 

 

8. Which of the following is the application layer protocol defined by the Internet Architecture Board ( IAB) and is used for the exchange of management information between the network devices in a network?

  1. IGMP
  2. ICMP
  3. SNMP
  4. SMTP

C is the correct answer.

 

 

9. The communication protocol is defined as :

  1. the set of instructions and programming language.
  2. the set of rules to govern the data communication between the two entities.
  3. the set of network devices that are used to connect hosts.
  4. All of the above.

B is the correct answer.

 

 

10. In the transport layer of the OSI model, the upper layer data is broken down into smaller chunks called segments and then transmitted. Name the protocol that is responsible for the reliable transmission of these smaller segments to the receiver and transmitter ensures each segment are delivered correctly by expecting ACK from the receiver.

  1. UDP
  2. TCP
  3. ICMP
  4. IP

B is the correct answer.

 

 

11. Which of the following application layer services use the TCP connection? ( choose any two)

  1. SMTP
  2. DHCP
  3. TFTP
  4. FTP

A and D are the correct answers.

 

 

12. Which of the following is a protocol used by e-mail servers to store messages and synchronoze the message across multiple devices?

  1. POP3
  2. IMAP
  3. HTTP
  4. STP

B is the correct answer.

 


13. which of the followings are the transport layer protocols of TCP/IP stack? (choose any two)

  1. TCP
  2. IP
  3. UDP
  4. ICMP

 

A and C are the correct answers.

 

 

14. Ethernet is the most popularly used protocol for local area connection. In which layer of OSI model does it belong to?

  1. Layer 7
  2. Layer 4
  3. Layer 3
  4. Layer 2

D is the correct answer.

 

 

15. This protocol deals with the addressing of hosts in a network with unique identifier network number.

  1. TCP
  2. IP
  3. ARP
  4. RARP

B is the correct answer.

 


16. Which of the following statement is false in connection with UDP?

  1. UDP is connectionless.
  2. It is an unreliable protocol.
  3. It is used for real-time communication.
  4. It uses three-way handshaking for session establishment.

 

D is the correct answer.

 

 

17. _________ protocol is used by servers, hosts and network devices to check the connectivity status of the remote host by generating the error message.

  1. IGMP
  2. SNMP
  3. ICMP
  4. SMTP

C is the correct answer.

 


18. Which of the following protocols are used by routers for best path selection from source to destination? (Choose any three)

  1. RIP
  2. IGMP
  3. IGRP
  4. OSPF
  5. IP

 

A, C, and D are the correct answers.

 

 

19. Most of the application layer services either use TCP or UDP for connection. Which of the following protocols use both?

  1. Telnet
  2. FTP
  3. DHCP
  4. DNS

D is the correct answer.

 

 

20. _______________ is a routing protocol which has both distance vector and link state properties.

  1. OSPF
  2. RIP
  3. EIGRP
  4. BGP

C is the correct answer.

 

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