Internet Structure and Access Networks Quiz
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Internet Structure and Access Networks Quiz

Test your knowledge of internet structure and access networks, including how end systems connect to edge routers and the different types of access networks such as residential, institutional, and mobile.

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How are end systems connected to edge routers in the Internet structure?

All of the above

Which type of physical media allows signals to propagate in solid media like copper and fiber?

Guided Media

How is data transmitted through the network core in the Internet structure?

Packet switching

Which type of internet connection is dedicated solely to an individual user?

<p>A dedicated internet connection</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of performance does circuit switching provide?

<p>Circuit-like (guaranteed) performance</p> Signup and view all the answers

In which type of access network do signals propagate freely, e.g., radio?

<p>Unguided Media</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the program that displays the route from source to destination and measures the delay from source to each router along the end-end Internet path?

<p>Traceroute</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the process in packet-switching where hosts break application-layer messages into packets and each packet is transmitted at full link capacity?

<p>Store and forward</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the unit of measurement for the rate at which bits are being sent from sender to receiver?

<p>Throughput</p> Signup and view all the answers

In circuit switching, what happens to the reserved channels before sending data?

<p>They can't be used by any other ongoing communication</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of multiplexing involves dividing time into slots and allows each call to use as much capacity as needed during its specific time slot?

<p>Time Division Multiplexing (TDM)</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of delay takes L/R seconds to transmit a packet at R bps?

<p>Transmission Delay</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of delay represents the time it takes for a packet to propagate through a physical link?

<p>Propagation Delay (dprop)</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which process involves breaking application-layer messages into packets and transmitting each packet at full link capacity?

<p>Packet-switching</p> Signup and view all the answers

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