A Short Networking Quiz

1) An essential characteristic of UDP is that it is

a) unreliable
b) undecipherable
c) unconscionable
d) unwieldy

2) This characteristic is a result of which quality of UDP?

a) guaranteed
b) ordered
c) archaic
d) stateless

3) Which essential service of the Internet relies on UDP?

b) NFS
c) DNS
d) FTP

4) What happens when you increase the “connection timeout” in a firewall for UDP packets from 40 seconds to 60 minutes? (Hint: the connection timeout value determines how long entries are retained in the table the firewall maintains in order to track state.)

If necessary, review http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_Datagram_Protocol