CRC stands for __________ A. cyclic redundancy check B. code

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CRC stands for __________

A. cyclic redundancy check

B. code repeat check

C. code redundancy check

D. cyclic repeat check

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This question is from Data Link Layer topic in division OSI Model of Computer Network

Right answer is A. cyclic redundancy check

Best explanation: Cyclic redundancy check is a code that is added to a data which helps us to identify any error that occurred during the transmission of the data. CRC is only able to detect errors, not correct them. CRC is inserted in the frame trailer.