Session Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Protocols & Examples


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The session layer provides communicative support to which two OSI layers?

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1. The API that allows applications on separate computers to communicate over a LAN is:

2. Which option below best completes this sentence: Among other communicative tasks, the session layer also terminates:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The duties of the session layer of the OSI model are the focus of this worksheet and quiz. A working knowledge of how the layers of the OSI model interact is also necessary to finish this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is an opportunity for you to prove your understanding of:

  • OSI layers that the session layer supports
  • Session layer tasks
  • The definition for the session layer

Skills Practiced

Students will have the chance to improve the following skills as they take this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the session layer of the OSI model
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the API involved in communication
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about session layer protocol(s)

Additional Learning

Get ready to learn even more about this topic. The lesson that goes along with this quiz, entitled Session Layer of the OSI Model: Functions, Protocols & Examples, is a convenient way to learn about:

  • Paths between sending and receiving computers
  • Each layer of the OSI model
  • How the session layer works with the other parts of the OSI model