Based on the information given, which switch will be elected root bridge and why?

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QUESTION 17

Refer to the exhibit.

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Based on the information given, which switch will be elected root bridge and why?

A. Switch A, because it has the lowest MAC address

B. Switch A, because it is the most centrally located switch

C. Switch B, because it has the highest MAC address

D. Switch C, because it is the most centrally located switch

E. Switch C, because it has the lowest priority

F. Switch D, because it has the highest priority

Correct Answer: E

Section: Switching

Explanation

Explanation/Reference:

Root switches are elected on the lowest priority. If two switches have the same priority, then the one with the lowest MAC address is chosen. Here, Switch C has the

lowest priority and will be elected as root switch.