Data Communication and Networking – Networking and Internetworking Devices – Distance Vector Routing MCQs

This set of Data communication and Networking Multiple Choice Questions and Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Networking and Internetworking Devices – Distance Vector Routing ”.
 

1
. The size of an updating packet in distance vector routing is normally ___________ the size of an updating packet in a link state routing.
  • smaller than
  • larger than
  • the same as
  • none of the above
2
. In distance vector routing, the updating packet conveys the knowledge of the router about ________________.
  • the whole internetwork
  • the neighborhood
  • either a or b
  • neither a nor b
3
. In distance vector routing, a router sends its updating packet ______________.
  • only to its neighbors
  • to every other router in the internetwork (through flooding)
  • either a or b
  • neither a nor b
4
. In distance vector routing, the updating packets are sent ________________.
  • periodically
  • when there is a change
  • either a or b
  • neither a nor b
5
. In distance vector routing, if a router is connected to three networks, its original table contains _________ entries.
  • no
  • one
  • three
  • none of the above
6
. In distance vector routing, a router has a route as Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B. It receives a packet from C with a route to N as Destination: N, Hop Count: 6. The new route to N should be _______________.
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: C
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 6, Next Hop: C
  • none of the above
7
. In distance vector routing, a router has a route as Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B. It receives a packet from C with a route to N as Destination: N, Hop Count: 5. The new route to N should be _______________.
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 6, Next Hop: C
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 5, Next Hop: C
  • none of the above
8
. In distance vector routing, a router has a route as Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B. It receives a packet from C with a route to N as Destination: N, Hop Count: 8. The new route to N should be _______________.
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 8, Next Hop: C
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 9, Next Hop: C
  • none of the above
9
. In distance vector routing, a router has a route as Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B. It receives a packet from B with a route to N as Destination: N, Hop Count: 4. The new route to N should be _______________.
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 4, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 5, Next Hop: C
  • none of the above
10
. In distance vector routing, a router has a route as Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B. It receives a packet from B with a route to N as Destination: N, Hop Count: 9. The new route to N should be _______________.
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 9, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 10, Next Hop: B
  • none of the above
11
. In distance vector routing, a router has a route as Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B. It receives a packet from C with a route to N as Destination: N, Hop Count: 7. The new route to N should be _______________.
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: B
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 7, Next Hop: C
  • Destination: N, Hop Count: 6, Next Hop: C
  • none of the above
12
. In distance vector routing, the routing table for each router is ___________ other routers
  • the same as
  • different from
  • either a or b
  • neither a nor b

 
 
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