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1.) What is another name for IPv6?
a. MIP
c. IPng
d. None of the above

2.) IPv4 uses a 32-bit addressing scheme. What does IPv6 use?
a. 16-bit
b. 56-bit
c. 64-bit
d. 128-bit

3.) True or False: IPv6 is backwards compatible with network protection devices, such as firewalls and IDS.

4.) As a security practitioner, which autoconfiguration technique – stateful or stateless – should you be more concerned about?
a. stateful configuration
b. stateless configuration

5.) IPv6 describes rules for the following types of addressing. Which is communication between a single sender and the nearest of several receivers in a group?
a. anycast
b. unicast
c. multicast

This was first published in June 2005

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