CCNA 1 ITNv6 Chapter 10: Check Your Understanding Answers

CCNA 1 v6.0 Chapter 10: Application Layer: Check your Understanding Answers

1. The TCP/IP application layer effectively consists of which three OSI layers?

  • Application, session, transport
  • Application, presentation, session
  • Application, transport, network
  • Application, network, data link

Explanation: The functionality of the TCP/IP application layer protocols fit roughly into the framework of the top three layers of the OSI model: application, presentation, and session.

2. What main protocols do email users and servers normally use to process email? (Choose three.)

  • DHCP
  • SMTP
  • IMAP4
  • DNS
  • POP3

Explanation: Email supports three separate protocols for operation: Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), Post Office Protocol (POP), and Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP).

3. DHCP enables clients on a network to do which of the following?

  • Have unlimited telephone conversations
  • Play back video streams
  • Obtain IP addresses
  • Track intermittent denial of service attacks

Explanation: DHCP allows a host to obtain an IP address dynamically when it connects to the network.

4. What TCP/IP layer supports the exchange of data between programs running on the source and destination hosts?

  • Application
  • Transport
  • Internetwork
  • Network

Explanation: Application layer protocols are used to exchange data between programs running on the source and destination hosts.

5. What is the purpose of DNS?

The Domain Name System (DNS) provides domain name to address resolution for networks allowing end users to access resources with names rather than more difficult to remember IP addresses. This automated service matches resource names with the required numeric network addresses.

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