The Transport and Application Layer – Shuffle Q/A 1

23. A Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connection is established and two devices ensure that they're speaking the same protocol. What has occurred?

  • Four-way handshake
  • Three-way handshake
  • Handwaving
  • Two-way handshake

24. In the OSI network model, the ________ is responsible for making sure that the unencapsulated application layer data is actually able to be understood by the application in question.

  • presentation layer
  • application layer
  • session layer
  • data layer

25. One side in a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connection has not been able to properly recover from a series of malformed segments. Which Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) flag will be used?

  • RST
  • SYN
  • FIN
  • PSH

26. HTTP is an example of a(n) ______ layer protocol.

  • application
  • network
  • transport
  • data-link

27. A user requests an unencrypted webpage from a web server running on a computer, listening on the Internet Protocol address What will be the socket address?


28. A communication between two devices is over the maximum limit of an ethernet frame size. The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) splits up the data into segments. Which field in the header helps keep track of the many segments?

  • Sequence number
  • Acknowledgement number
  • Checksum
  • Urgent pointer

29. The OSI network model has _____ layers.

  • seven
  • five
  • six
  • eight

30. Ports that are generally used to establish outbound connections are known as ______ ports.

  • reserved
  • ephemeral
  • registered
  • system

31. In what order will the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) generally send all segments?

  • Random
  • Prioritized
  • Largest to smallest
  • Sequential

32. Nodes on a network have the ability to direct traffic toward many different receiving services. What provides this ability in the transport layer?

  • Socket address
  • Demultiplexing
  • Multiplexing
  • File Transfer

Shuffle Q/A 2

33. Which field in a Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) header is chosen from ephemeral ports?

  • Acknowledgement number
  • Source port
  • Sequence number
  • Destination port

34. A Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) connection is in working order and both sides can send each other data. What is the TCP socket state?


Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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