CCNA Practice Exam Test Sample – Question 94

What is known as “one-to-nearest” addressing in IPv6?

A. global unicast
B. anycast
C. multicast
D. unspecified address

Correct Answer: B
Section: IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)

IPv6 Anycast addresses are used for one-to-nearest communication, meaning an Anycast address is used by a device to send data to one specific recipient (interface) that is the closest out of a group of recipients (interfaces).