Computer Networks, 2068 Chaitra - Old questions
- 1. Why are the network softwares defined with distinct layers stacked on the top of one another? What are the factors to be considered when designing these layers?
- 2. Why do we need RAID in the computer networks? Define and discuss the differences between RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 5.
- 3. What is a telephone? With a simple diagram of a telephone network explain how the system works.
- 4. Why channel access mechanism is important in the computer networking? Explain the operation of IEEE 802.5 with its frame format.
- 5. Differentiate:
a) Distance vector and link state routing algorithm.
b) Circuit switching and packet switching
- 6. What is X.25? Explain the format of X.25 packet in detail.
- 7. What are the differences between TCP and UDP services? Explain the TCP datagram format in detail.
- 8. Suppose there are 4 departments A, B, C and D. The department A has 23 hosts, B has 16, C has 28 and D has 13 hosts. You are given a networks 184.108.40.206/24. Perform subnetting in such a way that the IP address wastage in each department are minimum and also find out the subnet mask, network address, broadcast, and unable host range in each department.
- 9. Write short notes on:
a) Network Security
b) Router and Gateway