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  1. Is that possible?

  2. Does Tor use Application Layer SOCKS4/SOCKS5?

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No you currently can't send ICMP through Tor:

https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq#TransportIPnotTCP

https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/1855

Tor itself does not use SOCKS. It is just a TCP proxy. You use an Onion router to handle the SOCKS part:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tor_(anonymity_network)#Originating_traffic

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