Presentation Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols


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Among others, what are the two primary networking features managed by the presentation layer of the OSI model?

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1. The presentation layer of the OSI model is responsible for integrating all data formats into what type of form?

2. Which option contains the name of the layer responsible for translating, encrypting and compressing data within the OSI model?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet review the presentation layer of the OSI model. You'll be reviewing functions of this layer and how it interacts with other layers in the model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The intention behind this quiz is to allow you to test what you know about:

  • The identity of the layer that translates, encrypts, and compresses in this model
  • What networking features the presentation layer handles
  • How the presentation layer integrates data formats

Skills Practiced

As you answer the questions on this quiz, you will be automatically practicing these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the presentation layer of the OSI model
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding sublayers associated with the presentation layer
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the layer used by the presentation layer for translating data

Additional Learning

Take your knowledge of this subject to the next level by reading the lesson that goes with this quiz, entitled Presentation Layer of the OSI Model: Definition, Functions & Protocols. Within this lesson you will find information that deals with:

  • The layers of the OSI model
  • How the layers work together
  • Presentation layer responsibilities