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Dive deep into the fascinating world of Networking with our comprehensive set of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs). This page is dedicated to exploring the fundamental concepts and intricacies of Networking, a crucial aspect of GATE CSE Exam. In this section, you will encounter a diverse range of MCQs that cover various aspects of Networking, from the basic principles to advanced topics. Each question is thoughtfully crafted to challenge your knowledge and deepen your understanding of this critical subcategory within GATE CSE Exam.


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A serial transmission Ti uses 8 information bits, 2 start bits, 1 stop bit and 1 parity bit for each character. A synchronous transmission T2 uses 3 eight bit sync characters followed by 30 eight bit information characters. If the bit rate is 1200 bits/second in both cases, what are the transfer rates of Ti and T2?
Answer: (c).100 characters/sec, 136 characters/sec
In a sliding window ARQ scheme, the transmitter's window size is N and the receiver's window size is M. The minimum number of distinct sequence numbers required to ensure correct operation of the ARQ scheme is
Answer: (c).M + N
Which one of the following protocols is NOT used to resolve one form of address to another one?
Answer: (c).DHCP
Identify the correct sequence in which the following packets are transmitted on the network by a host when a browser requests a webpage from a remote server, assuming that the host has just been restarted.
Answer: (c).DNS query, TCP SYN, HTTP GET request
A firewall is to be configured to allow hosts in a private network to freely open TCP connections and send packets on open connections. However, it will only allow external hosts to send packets on existing open TCP connections or connections that are being opened (by internal hosts) but not allow them to open TCP connections to hosts in the private network. To achieve this the minimum capability of the firewall should be that of
Answer: (d).A pushdown automaton with two stacks
Which protocol will be used to automate the IP configuration mechanism which includes IP address, subnet mask, default gateway, and DNS information?
Answer: (b).DHCP
In Go–back 3 flow control protocol every 6th packet is lost. If we have to send 11 packets. How many transmissions will be needed ?
Answer: (b).17
What will be the total minimum bandwidth of the channel required for 7 channels of 400 kHz bandwidth multiplexed together with each guard band of 20 kHz?
Answer: (d).2920 khz
Answer: (c).Digital certificate ensures integrity of the message
The subnet mask for a particular network is Which of the following pairs of IP addresses could belong to this network?
Answer: (d). and

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