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Computers - General Knowledge Questions
Which type of switching is used in Internet?
A)
Circuit
B)
Telephone
C)
Packet
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Packet


Packet switching is the dividing of messages into packets before they are sent, transmitting each packet individually, and then reassembling them into the original message once all of them have arrived at the intended destination. Packets are the fundamental unit of information transport in internet that uses the datagram packet switching method. Most modern Wide Area Network protocols, including TCP/IP, are based on packet-switching technologies.

Published On : June 16, 2021