Networking - Interview Questions and Answers


  1. What is passive topology?
    When the computers on the network simply listen and receive the signal, they are referred to as passive because they don't amplify the signal in any way. Example for passive topology -linear bus.
  2. What is Brouter?
    Hybrid devices that combine the features of both bridges and routers.
  3. What is cladding?
    A layer of a glass surrounding the center fiber of glass inside a fiber-optic cable.
  4. What is point-to-point protocol?
    A communications protocol used to connect computers to remote networking services including Internet service providers.
  5. How Gateway is different from Routers?
    A gateway operates at the upper levels of the OSI model and translates information between two completely different network architectures or data formats.
  6. What is attenuation?
    The degeneration of a signal over distance on a network cable is called attenuation.

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