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Question 1: The localhost TLD has traditionally been statically defined in host DNS implementations with address records (A and AAAA) pointing to the loopback ________ (IPv4) and ::1 (IPv6).
IPv4 address exhaustionClassless Inter-Domain RoutingDomain Name SystemIP address

Question 2: localhost is a name reserved by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) in RFC 2606 (June 1999) that is not intended to be installed as a top-level domain in the global ________ (DNS) of the Internet.
Hypertext Transfer ProtocolDomain Name SystemDomain Name System Security ExtensionsSimple Mail Transfer Protocol

Question 3: The primary source of confusion in use of this name as a top-level domain is its common definition as a hostname, localhost, which is the name of the loopback interface in most ________ systems.
Internet Protocol SuiteInternetworkingTCP/IP modelApplication Layer

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