Lets have a look at below Lists of Short Descriptive type Questions with Answers
1.Define IP ?
Ans: Internetwork protocol (IP) is the transmission mechanism used by TCP/IP protocol.It is anunreliable and connectionless datagram protocol.It provides no error checking and tracking.
2.What do you mean by client server model ?
Ans: In client server model ,the client runs a program to request a service and the server runs aprogram to provide the service.These two programs communicate with each other. One serverprogram can provide services to many client programs.
3.What are the information that a computer attached to a TCP/IP internet must possesses
Ans: Each computer attached to TCP/IP must possesses the following information
• Its IP addesss
• Its subnet mask
• The IP addesss of the router.
• The Ip address of the name server.
4.What is domain name system(DNS)?
Ans: Domain Name System (DNS )is a client server application that identifies each host on theinternet with a unique user friendly name.
5.What is TELNET ?
Ans: TELNET is a client –server application that allows a user to log on to a remotemachine,giving the user access to the remote system. TELNET is an abbreviation of terminalNetwork.
6.What do you mean by local login and remote login ?
Ans: When a user logs into a local time-sharing system ,it is called local login. When a userwants to access an application program or utility located on a remote machine,he or she performsremote login.
7.What is Network Virtual Terminal ?
Ans: A universal interface provided by TELNET is called Network Virtual Terminal(NVT)
character set.Via this interface TELNET translates characters (data or command) that come fromlocal terminal into NVT form and delivers them to the network.
8.What do you mean by Simple Mail Transfer Protocol ?
Ans: The TCP/IP protocol that supports electronic mail on the internet is called Simple MailTransfer Protocol.SMTP provides for mail exchange between users on the same or differentcomputer and supports Sending a single message to one or more recipient Sending message thatinclude text, voice,video,or graphics.Sending message to users on network outside the internet.
9.What is Hypertext Transfer Protocol(HTTP) ?
Ans: It is the main protocol used to access data on the World Wide Web .the protocol transfersdata in the form of plain text,hypertext,audio,video,and so on. It is so called because itsefficiency allows its use in a hypertext environment where there are rapid jumps from onedocument to another.
10.What is URL ?
Ans: It is a standard for specifying any kind of information on the World Wide Web.
11. What is World Wide Web ?
Ans: World Wide Web is a repository of information spread all over the world and linkedtogether.It is a unique combination of flexibility,portability,and user-friendly features .TheWorld Wide Web today is a distributed client-server service,in which a client using a browsercan access a service using a server.The service provided is distributed over many locations calledweb sites.
12.What is HTML ?
Ans: Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is a language for creating static web pages
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