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Discussion :: Internetworking - Internetworking (Q.No.1)

1. 

Which layer 1 devices can be used to enlarge the area covered by a single LAN segment?

  1. Switch
  2. NIC
  3. Hub
  4. Repeater
  5. RJ45 transceiver

[A]. 1 only
[B]. 1 and 3
[C]. 3 and 4
[D]. 5 only

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Not that you really want to enlarge a single collision domain, but a hub (multiport repeater) will provide this for you.

Harjot said: (Nov 18, 2013)  
Could please someone tell what all devices (like routers etc) are used in various OSI layers?

Kailash said: (Feb 1, 2015)  
Physical - HUB, REPEATER, BRIDGES.
Data link - SWITCHES, BRIDGES.
Network - ROUTER.

Guddu Singhania said: (Dec 29, 2016)  
Thanks @Kailash. It is very use full.

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