1
GATE CSE 2012
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Consider a source computer (S) transmitting a file of size 106 bits to a destination computer (D) over a network of two routers (R1 and R2) and three links (L1, L2, and L3). L1 connects S to R1; L2 connects R1 to R2; and L3 connects R2 to D. Let each link be of length 100 km. Assume signals travel over each line at a speed of 108 meters per second. Assume that the link bandwidth on each link is 1 Mbps. Let the file be broken down into 1000 packets each of size 1000 bits. Find the total sum of transmission and propagation delays in transmitting the file from S to D?
A
1005 ms
B
1010 ms
C
3000 ms
D
3003 ms
2
GATE CSE 2011
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Consider a network with five nodes, N1 to N5, as shown below. GATE CSE 2011 Computer Networks - Routing Algorithm Question 3 English

The network uses a Distance Vector Routing protocol. Once the routes have stabilized, the distance vectors at different nodes are as following

N1 : ( 0, 1, 7, 8, 4 )
N2 : ( 1, 0, 6, 7, 3 )
N3 : ( 7, 6, 0, 2, 6 )
N4 : ( 8, 7, 2, 0, 4 )
N5 : ( 4, 3, 6, 4, 0 )

Each distance vector is the distance of the best known path at that instance to nodes, N1 to N5, where the distance to itself is 0. Also, all links are symmetric and the cost is identical in both directions. In each round, all nodes exchange their distance vectors with their respective neighbors. Then all nodes update their distance vectors. In between two rounds, any change in cost of a link will cause the two incident nodes to change only that entry in their distance vectors

After the update in the previous question, the link N1-N2 goes down. N2 will reflect this change immediately in its distance vector as cost, $$\infty $$. After the NEXT ROUND of update, what will be the cost to N1 in the distance vector of N3?

A
3
B
9
C
10
D
$$\infty $$
3
GATE CSE 2011
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Consider a network with five nodes, N1 to N5, as shown below. GATE CSE 2011 Computer Networks - Routing Algorithm Question 4 English

The network uses a Distance Vector Routing protocol. Once the routes have stabilized, the distance vectors at different nodes are as following

N1 : ( 0, 1, 7, 8, 4 )
N2 : ( 1, 0, 6, 7, 3 )
N3 : ( 7, 6, 0, 2, 6 )
N4 : ( 8, 7, 2, 0, 4 )
N5 : ( 4, 3, 6, 4, 0 )

Each distance vector is the distance of the best known path at that instance to nodes, N1 to N5, where the distance to itself is 0. Also, all links are symmetric and the cost is identical in both directions. In each round, all nodes exchange their distance vectors with their respective neighbors. Then all nodes update their distance vectors. In between two rounds, any change in cost of a link will cause the two incident nodes to change only that entry in their distance vectors

The cost of link N2 - N3 reduces to 2 in (both directions). After the next round of updates, what will be the new distance vector at node, N3?

A
(3, 2, 0, 2, 5)
B
(3, 2, 0, 2, 6)
C
(7, 2, 0, 2, 5)
D
(7, 2, 0, 2, 6)
4
GATE CSE 2010
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6

Consider a network with 6 routers R1 to R6 connected with links having weights as shown in the following diagram

GATE CSE 2010 Computer Networks - Routing Algorithm Question 6 English

All the routers use the distance vector based routing algorithm to update their routing tables. Each router starts with its routing table initialized to contain an entry for each neighbour with the weight of the respective connecting link. After all the routing tables stabilize, how many links in the network will never be used for carrying any data?

A
4
B
3
C
2
D
1
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