CSC1024 Quiz 11

Fall 2011
Herbert J. Bernstein ( )

CSC1024 Quiz 11
Fall 2011


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This is the eleventh weekly quiz to be taken on or before Tuesday, 22 November 2011. You should do it after you read the Networking section of You should expect to spend 30 minutes to 2 hours on this quiz. You may use your text and any other resources to do this quiz, but if you do not know the answers well or are unable to discuss them in class, you will lose credit for the quiz.

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Please answer the following questions on this form (or on a paper copy of this form).

  1. What are IP and MAC addresses?

  2. What do NetStumbler and WirelessNetView do?

  3. What does Place Lab's location API do?

  4. What does Google Location Services REST API do?

  5. What does do?

  6. Explain how to do reverse geocoding with Google.

  7. What does OSM Nominatim tool do?

  8. What does Yahoo PlaceFinder do?

  9. Why do ISPs use dynamic IP addresses?

  10. What do traceroute (or tracert on Windows) do?

  11. What will the combination of and do in helping to determine location?

  12. How can the whois database help in geographic location?

  <==== Do this AFTER you've answered all the questions

You probably DON'T want to do this ===>  

Revised 29 October 2011