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36 Basic Networking Interview Questions

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InterviewBasic Networking Interview Questions (That You MUST Answer)

  • Can you define protocol?
  • Can you explain the concept of OSI layer?
  • Can you explain the different layers in OSI model?
  • Can you explain Application layer in OSI model?
  • Can you explain Presentation layer in OSI model?
  • Is it compulsory that compression, encryption and translation functions will be used during communication?
  • Can you explain Session layer in OSI model?
  • What's the concept of Simplex, Half Duplex and Full Duplex dialogs?
  • What are the different types of dialogs in Session layer?
  • Can you explain Transport layer in OSI model?
  • Can you explain the concept of Congestion?
  • Can you explain Network Layer?
  • Can you explain Data link Layer?
  • Can you explain the Physical layer?
  • Can you explain what an IP address is?
  • How to convert Decimal to Binary?
  • How many IP addresses can come in IPV4?
  • Can you explain the concept of Unicast IP address?
  • Can you explain the concept of IP multicasting or multicast IP address?
  • How many different types of subnet classful networks are present?
  • What are the IP address ranges for public and private IP address?
  • Why do we need class and how many different types of class exists?
  • How are the IP addresses distributed between different classes?
  • Can you explain what is classful IP addressing?
  • Can you explain the concept of subnetting?
  • What are the advantages of using subneting?
  • If the host has the subnet ID why do we need a subnet mask?
  • How is network address calculated from the subnet?
  • What is the advantage of using classless addressing over classful addressing scheme?
  • Can you explain the concept of CIDR?
  • Twist :- Can you explain superneting ?
  • Can you explain concept of custom subneting?
  • What is the implication of increasing and decreasing subnet Bits?
  • Why do we need to subtract two from number of hosts?
  • Can you explain the concept of VLSM?
  • Can you explain IP protocol?
Last Updated on Friday, 29 July 2011 13:33  
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