Rashmi Bhardwaj | Interview Questions,Protocol,Routing & Switching


  1. What is RIP v1 ?
  2. What is RIP v2 ?
  3. What is the default routing update period for RIP ?
  4. What are 4 timers in RIP ?
  5. What two things will a router do when running a distance vector routing protocol ?
  6. What is Difference between RIP v1 and RIP v2 ?
  7. What is the multicast address that RIP v2 uses ?
  8. What does RIP v2 use to prevent routing loops?
  9. Can RIP perform Load Balancing ? Please explain ?
  10. Explain Split Horizon ?
  11. What is the administrative distance of RIP ?
  12. Is a subnet mask field available in a RIP v2 packet ?
  13. What are two characteristics of RIPv2?
  14. Which transport layer protocol does RIP use ?
  15. Which port number is associated with RIP ?
  16. If a static route and a RIP learnt route is available on a router which entry would be chosen by the router to forward the packet ?
  17. What is the major benefit of dynamic routing protocol like RIP over Static route ?
  18. What route entry will be assigned to dead or invalid route in case of RIP?
  19. Which command displays RIP routing updates ?
  20. What command is used to stop RIP routing updates from exiting out an interface but still allow the interface to receive RIP route updates?
  21. RIPng uses broadcasts to exchange routes ? Kindly validate the statement.
  22. You type debug ip rip on your router console and see that is being advertised to you with a metric of 16. What does this mean?
  23. What is difference between RIPng and RIP ?
  24. Explain the basic steps in RIP configuration ?
  25. If a RIP v2 router advertises its route, would it be received by all the devices on the network ?
  26. Can subnet mask information be stored in a RIP v1 packet?
  27. Which algorithm does RIP use ?
  28. RIP is denoted by which character/alphabet in Routing Table ?
  29. Which metric does RIP use ?
  30. Can RIP be a preferred Dynamic Routing protocol for large networks ?
  31. Explain the message types used in RIP ?
  32. If a RIP v2 router advertises it’s route, would it be received by all the devices on the network . Correct ?
  33. RIP is (Distance Vector Protocol / Path Vector Protocol / Link State / Routed protocol) ?
  34. What are features of RIP v2 ?
  35. Does RIPv2 send the entire routing table to all connected routers ?
  36. I have primary and secondary IP addresses configured on an Ethernet interface and my router is running RIP (a distance vector routing protocol). How does split-horizon affect the routing updates?
  37. What is concept of Routing by Rumor in RIP ?
  38. What is Route poisoning ?
  39. How does RIP v1 send Routing updates ?
  40. How does RIP v2 send Routing updates ?

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