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Network Protocols

Quiz by GCSE AQA Computer Science

GCSE (AQA)
Computer Science
English National Curriculum

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GCSE (AQA)
Computer Science
English National Curriculum

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12 questions
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  • Q1
    What is the term for as set of rules governing the exchange or transmission of data between devices?
    Protocol
    Boundaries
    Parameters
    Syntax
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q2
    What is a data packet?
    A programming file containing data instructions
    A message broken down into binary before it is sent across a network
    A combination of data to be sent by a computer
    A measurement of internet
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q3
    Which protocol defines the way in which messages are broken up and sent across a network, recompiled at the other end, and error checked?
    POP (Post Office Protocol)
    HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol)
    TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)
    IP (Internet Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q4
    Which protocol is responsible for addressing and routing packets to their destination?
    SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
    IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol)
    HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol)
    IP (Internet Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q5
    Which protocol is an encrypted version of HTTP, used for transmitting web pages over the internet?
    HTE (Hypertext Transfer Encrypted)
    HTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)
    HTTPE (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Encrypted)
    HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q6
    Which protocol is used to move files and folders over a network or the Internet?
    TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)
    FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
    IP (Internet Protocol)
    SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q7
    Which protocol stores and downloads messages sent via email to a client computer, using a software application such as Outlook?
    FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
    IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol)
    POP (Post Office Protocol)
    SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q8
    Which protocol is used for retrieving email messages via the Internet, using a web based application such as Outlook or Gmail?
    SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
    IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol)
    EMAP (Email Messages Access Protocol)
    POP (Post Office Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q9
    Which protocol is used for transmitting web pages over the Internet?
    HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol)
    IP (Internet Protocol)
    WPTP (Web Page Tranfer Protocol)
    TTP (Text Transfer Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q10
    A protocol that enables sending email from a client to a server or between servers?
    HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)
    SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
    POP (Post Office Protocol)
    IP (Internet Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q11
    Which more recently developed protocol largely replaces POP to enable emails to be retrieved from the email servers?
    POP2
    POP1
    POP3
    POP4
    45s
    3.5.4
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  • Q12
    Which set of protocols are used in wireless LANs?
    Wi-Fi
    TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
    Ethernet
    FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
    45s
    3.5.4
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