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Computer Science - Class 12
Chapter 11 - Data Communication

Protocol can be defined as:

(A) Physical channels used for transferring data.

(B) Logical communication channels

(C) Rules on how communication between devices takes place.

(D) Network tool that helps you determine the status of network.



Protocol refers to the set of rules applicable for a network. The protocol defines a  standardized format for the data packet to be transmitted through the network.

So, the correct answer is (C)

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