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Firewall - Computer Awareness Quiz

Published on Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Computer Awareness Quiz for today :-


Q1. A firewall is a ______security system:
a) Network
b) File
c) Program
d) None of These

Q2. A firewall is a network security system ______based that controls incoming and outgoing network traffic based on a set of rules:
a) Hardware
b) Software
c) Both hardware or software
d) None of These

Q3. Which among the following is correct:
a) A firewall is a system designed to prevent unauthorized access to or from a private network.
b) Firewalls can be implemented in both hardware and software or a combination of both.
c) Both of Above
d) None of these

Q4. Firewalls are frequently used to prevent unauthorized internet users from accessing private networks connected to the internet especially ____:
a) Intranets
b) Extranets
c) Both of Above
d) None of These

Q5. Firewalls are used to protect:
a) Home Networks
b) Corporate Networks
c) Both of Above
d) None of These

Q6. If you have more than one computer connected in the home, it is important to protect every computer. You should have a ____firewall (such as a router) to protect your network:
a) Hardware
b) Software
d) None of These

Q7. ____intercepts all messages entering and leaving the network. The _____effectively hides the true network addresses:
a)  Circuit Level Gateway 
b) Proxy Server
c) Packet Filter 
d) None of These

Q8. Firewalls are often categorized as:
a) Network Firewalls
b) Host Based Firewalls
c) Either Network firewalls or Host based firewalls
d) None of These

Q9. Which among the following is correct:
a) Network firewalls are a software appliance running on general purpose hardware or hardware based firewall computer appliances that filter traffic between two or more networks.
b) Host - based firewalls provide a layer of software on one host that controls network traffic in and out of that single machine
c) Both of Above
d) None of These

Q10. The first type of firewall was the packet filter which looks at:
a) network addresses 
b) Ports of the packet and determines if that packet should be allowed or blocked
c) Both of above
d) None of These

Q11. The first paper published on firewall technology was in ____, when engineers from Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) developed filter systems known as packet filter firewalls:
a) 1988
b) 1999
c) 1992
d) None of These

Q12. From 1989 - 1990 three colleagues from AT & T Bell Laboratories, Dave Presotto, Janardan Sharma and Kshitij Nigam developed the second generation of firewalls, calling them:
a) Circuit Level Gateway
b) Application Layer
c) Proxies
d) None of These

Q13. Application layer firewalls works on the application level of the ____stack (i.e. all browser traffic or all telnet or FTP traffic) and may intercept all packets travelling to or from an application:
a) TCP
b) IP
c) Both of  Above
d) None of These

Q14. NAT stands for:
a) Network Address Translation
b) Network Address Transformation
c) Network Access Translation 
d) None of These

Q15. Which among the following is correct characteristics about proxy server:
a)  A proxy server may act as a firewall by responding to input packets in the manner of an application while blocking other packets.
b) A proxy server is a gateway from one network to another for a specific network application 
c) It performs its tasks or functions as a proxy on behalf of the network user;
d) All of the Above
e) None of These

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