Sample Paper for Integrated MCA in Computer Networks 3rd year
INTEGRATED MCA IN COMPUTER NETWORKS
SEMESTER – 6 /YEAR – 3
Time -3 Hours Max Marks: 60
Note: 1. Attempt any FIVE questions.
2. All questions carry equal marks
Q1 How does any information signal travel from source to destination? Give the Data Communication model to explain the signals involved in the same.
Q2 What is the importance of Networking? Why do we need to put computers on a network at any workplace?
Q3 a) Give the advantages and disadvantages of using coaxial cables over twisted pair cable.
b) Differentiate between unicasting, multicasting and broadcasting.
Q4 Explain in detail the characteristics of bus, star and ring topologies.
Q5 a) What are protocols? What is the difference between protocols and services?
Explain using the layered network.
b) What are the various types of LANs? Explain each briefly.
Q6 a) Give the ISO-OSI model.
b) Explain each layer and its functions.
Q7 a) How is TCP different from UDP?
b) How are POP servers different from IMAP servers?
Q8 a) How is a hub different from a switch?
b) What is the difference between circuit switching and packet switching?
Q9 a) Briefly explain the client-server model in respect of networking
b) Explain SNMP. What are the various security implications?
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