CCNP Switch (300-115) practice questions

Hardware based routing

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Q1. Which of the following uses hardware based routing?

A. Layer 2 Switching

B. Layer 3 Switching

C. Layer 5 Switching

D. Layer 1 Switching

Correct Answer: B


Layer 2 switching is based on hardware based bridging, whereas Layer 3 switching is based on hardware based routing. Layer 2 switching is done based on physical (MAC) addresses, whereas Layer 3 switching is based on logical address.

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