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Discussion :: Networking Basics - Networking Basics (Q.No.28)


How many collision domains are created when you segment a network with a 12-port switch?

[A]. 1
[B]. 2
[C]. 5
[D]. 12

Answer: Option D


Layer 2 switching creates individual collision domains.

Akhila said: (Aug 15, 2013)  
How can we say that this is layer 2 switching?

Sagar Jadhav said: (Jul 1, 2014)  
Because switch is multiple collision domain device.

Means collision domain device on each interface.

Ravi said: (Feb 2, 2016)  
What is collision domain?

Ak Paul said: (Mar 17, 2016)  
A collision domain is a section of a network connected by a shared medium or through repeaters where data packets can collide with one another when being sent, particularly when using early versions of Ethernet.

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