Network Segmentation & IP Subnetting: Definition & Processes


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What are the 2 main problems resolved via Network Segmentation?

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1. What information is carried in the IP Address?

2. The Subnet is a _____ of a computer network.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Try this worksheet/quiz combo to discern what you know about Network Segmentation and IP subnetting. Points you'll cover on the quiz include the two major problems that can be solved with network segmentation and the information that's contained in an IP address.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about these topics:

  • Relationship between a subnet and a computer network
  • Purpose of a subnet mask
  • Location of the subnet address

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the information that's available in an IP address and the way a subnet mask is used
  • Making connections - use your understanding of a subnet and how it's connected to a computer network
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the two main problems that are resolved with network segmentation

Additional Learning

To learn more about this concept, you can review the lesson titled Network Segmentation & IP Subnetting: Definition & Processes. The following areas will be covered:

  • How an IP address is similar to a house address
  • Process of splitting a computer network into smaller chunks
  • Subnet mask example