UGC-NET | UGC NET CS 2015 Dec – III | Question 10

The combination of an IP address and a port number is known as ___________.
(A) network number
(B) socket address
(C) subnet mask number
(D) MAC address


Answer: (B)

Explanation:

  • The combination of an IP address and a port number is known as socket address.
  • Subnet mask number is a 32 bit number that mask the IP address.
  • MAC(Media Access Control) address is your computer’s unique hardware number.
  • Network Number is the number which is logical AND between 32 bit IP address and a Network mask.
  • So, option (B) is correct.

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