Networking - Interview Questions and Answers


  1. What are the responsibilities of Presentation Layer?
    The Presentation layer is concerned with the syntax and semantics of the information exchanged between two systems.
    a. Translation
    b. Encryption
    c. Compression
  2. What are the responsibilities of Application Layer?
    The Application Layer enables the user, whether human or software, to access the network. It provides user interfaces and support for services such as e-mail, shared database management and other types of distributed information services.
    a. Network virtual Terminal
    b. File transfer, access and Management (FTAM)
    c. Mail services
    d. Directory Services
  3. What are the two classes of hardware building blocks?
    Nodes and Links.
  4. What are the different link types used to build a computer network?
    a. Cables
    b. Leased Lines
    c. Last-Mile Links
    d. Wireless Links
  5. What are the categories of Transmission media?
    a. Guided Media
      i. Twisted - Pair cable
        1. Shielded TP
        2. Unshielded TP
      ii. Coaxial Cable
      iii. Fiber-optic cable
    b. Unguided Media
      i. Terrestrial microwave
      ii. Satellite Communication
  6. What are the types of errors?
    a. Single-Bit error
      In a single-bit error, only one bit in the data unit has changed
    b. Burst Error
      A Burst error means that two or more bits in the data have changed.

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