Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) MCQ’s

Electronics & Communication Engineering Wireless & Mobile Communications

This set of Wireless & Mobile Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)”.

1. Three strategies used to handle transition from version 4 to version 6 are dual-stack, tunneling and ________
a) Header Switching
b) Header Translation
c) Header Transfer
d) Header Transmission

2. MTU stands for _________
a) Minimum Transfer Unit
b) Maximum Transfer Unit
c) Maximum Transport Unit
d) Maximum Transmission Unit

3. IPv6 has a larger address space of _________
a) 216
b) 2128
c) 232
d) 28

4. In IPv6, real-time audio or video, particularly in digital form, requires resources such as __________
a) Fixed Bandwidth
b) Variable Bandwidth
c) High Bandwidth
d) Low Bandwidth

5. Which one of the following descriptions about IPv6 is correct?
a) Addresses are not hierarchical and are assigned at random
b) Broadcasts have been eliminated and replaced with multicasts
c) There are 2.7 billion available addresses
d) An interface can only be configured with one IPv6 address

6. In IPv6, base header can be followed by, up to _________
a) Six Extension Layers
b) Six Extension Headers
c) Eight Extension headers
d) Eight Extension layers

7. In practical IPv6 application, a technology encapsulates IPv6 packets inside IPv4 packets, this technology is called _______
a) Tunneling
b) Hashing
c) Routing
d) NAT

8. The header length of an IPv6 datagram is ___________
a) 10bytes
b) 25bytes
c) 30bytes
d) 40bytes

9. Which are the features present in IPv4 but not in IPv6?
a) Fragmentation
b) Header checksum
c) Options
d) All of the mentioned

10. In the IPv6 header, the traffic class field is similar to which field in the IPv4 header?
a) Fragmentation field
b) Fast switching
c) TOS field
d) Option field

11. IPv6 is designed to allow extension of the _________
a) Protocol
b) Dataset
c) Headers
d) Routes

12. In an IPv6 datagram, M bit is 0, value of HLEN is 5, value of total length is 200 and offset value is ___________
a) 400
b) 350
c) 300
d) 200

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