The Internet is an example of

Question 1- The Internet is an example of a:

A. Circuit switched network

B. Packet switched network

C. Cell switched network

D. None of the above

Correct Answer – Packet switched network

Data communications network in which data is divided into small segments known as packets.

These are divided so that each packet forms part of a complete message that can be routed through a network of switches to its destination independently of all other packets forming the same message.

The Internet is an example of a Packet switched network.

Packet-switched describes the type of network in which relatively small units of data called packets are routed through a network based on the destination address contained within each packet.

Breaking communication down into packets allows the same data path to be shared among many users in the network.

Question 2-The Internet is an example of which type of network?

Correct Answer –
Internet is an example of ‘ WIDE AREA NETWORK’. type of network LAN, WAN, WLAN, MAN, SAN, PAN, EPN & VPN are the types of network.

A network is a term used to describe a group of two or more computer systems that are connected or linked with each other.

Common types of area networks are:

  1. LAN – Local Area Network
  2. WAN – Wide Area Network
  3. WLAN – Wireless Local Area Network
  4. MAN – Metropolitan Area Network
  5. SAN – Storage Area Network, Small Area Network, System Area Network or Server Area Network

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