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Question 1)
Fill in the blank: An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a unique string of characters that identifies the _____ of a device on the internet.

  • location
  • speed
  • operating system
  • size

An IP address is a unique string of characters that identifies the location of a device on the internet.

 

Question 2)
Which of the following is an example of an IPv4 address?

  • 00-B1-D0-63-C2-26
  • 2001:0db8:85a3:0000:0000:8a2e:0370:7336
  • 25, 443, 20
  • 172.16.254.1

An example of an IPv4 address is 172.16.254.1. IPv4 addresses are written as four, 1-3-digit numbers separated by decimal points. Each one can contain the values 0-255.

 

Question 3)
What type of address is assigned by an internet service provider and connected to a geographic location?

  • Public IP address
  • Private IP address
  • MAC address
  • WAN address

A public IP address is assigned by an internet service provider and shared by all devices on a local area network. It is connected to geographic location. All communications from devices in the same local area have the same public-facing address due to network address translation or a forwarding proxy.

 

Question 4)
Fill in the blank: A switch uses a MAC _____ to direct data packets to the correct device.

  • address table
  • geographic location
  • home network
  • public address

A switch uses a MAC address table to direct data packets to the correct device.