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Question 21 :

What is subnet?

Answer :

A generic term for section of a large networks usually separated by a bridge or router.
A gateway operates at the upper levels of the OSI model and translates information between two completely different network architectures or data formats.


Question 22 :

What is point-to-point protocol?

Answer :

A communications protocol used to connect computers to remote networking services including Internet service providers.


Question 23 :

What are 10Base2, 10Base5 and 10BaseT Ethernet LANs ?

Answer :

10Base2—An Ethernet term meaning a maximum transfer rate of 10 Megabits per second that uses baseband signaling, with a contiguous cable segment length of 100 meters and a maximum of 2 segments
10Base5—An Ethernet term meaning a maximum transfer rate of 10 Megabits per second that uses baseband signaling, with 5 continuous segments not exceeding 100 meters per segment.
10BaseT—An Ethernet term meaning a maximum transfer rate of 10 Megabits per second that uses baseband signaling and twisted pair cabling.


Question 24 :

What are the possible ways of data exchange?

Answer :

(i) Simplex
(ii) Half-duplex
(iii) Full-duplex.


Question 25 :

What are the two types of transmission technology available?

Answer :

(i) Broadcast
(ii) point-to-point.