Basic Networking And Information Security Module Exam

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  • 1. 
    A collection of computers and devices connected together via communications devices and media.
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      File Sharing

    • D. 

      Motherboard

  • 2. 
    Examples of Communication Media, give at least 3 examples
    • A. 

      Transistor

    • B. 

      Telephone line

    • C. 

      Cables

    • D. 

      Spectrum analyzer

    • E. 

      Satellites

  • 3. 
    A network user can gain access to a specific computer or printer by identifying himself/herself with a username and a password. By doing this, users can prevent unauthorized people from accessing the network.
    • A. 

      Sharing information

    • B. 

      Sharing resources

    • C. 

      Logging on

    • D. 

      Hacking

  • 4. 
    Network hardware consists of?
    • A. 

      Segmenting data so that it flows uninterrupted through the network

    • B. 

      Physical devices used on a network to function

    • C. 

      Wrapping data in a particular protocol header

    • D. 

      Moving data in groups so that is stays together

  • 5. 
    What is Network Interface Card (NIC)?
    • A. 

      An expansion board that handles all sounds functions

    • B. 

      An expansion card or other device used to provide network access to a computer or other device.

    • C. 

      A board that plugs into a PC to give it displays capabilities.

    • D. 

      It connects an electrical device to an electrical outlet to provide power to the device.

  • 6. 
    What is Network Operating System (NOS)?
    • A. 

      Organizes and manages all the activities on a network. On some networks, one central computer, called a server, is responsible for running the network operating system.

    • B. 

      A device that joins networks together. The most common connectors are bridges and sautés.

    • C. 

      Lets the network interface card in a computer communicate with the network

  • 7. 
    What is Management software?
    • A. 

      A software that lets network administrators organize and manage a network more efficiently.

    • B. 

      A software that includes the programs that run on computers connected to a network

    • C. 

      Makes information and resources available to other computers on a network.

    • D. 

      An electronic device that is used for computer communications through telephone lines.

  • 8. 
    Benefits of a network give at least 3
    • A. 

      Security

    • B. 

      Ease of access

    • C. 

      Corrupting

    • D. 

      Cost

    • E. 

      Computer crime

  • 9. 
    The configuration or physical arrangement of the devices in a communications network is called?
    • A. 

      WAN

    • B. 

      LAN

    • C. 

      Network topology

    • D. 

      Application

  • 10. 
    Network architecture provides?
    • A. 

      All the features and benefits of traditional LAN technologies, such as Ethernet, without the limitations of

    • B. 

      Allows the creation of private or dedicated segments—one host per segment.

    • C. 

      Make decisions regarding the best path for delivery of data on the network.

    • D. 

      Provides a pictorial representation of the physical layout of the network

  • 11. 
    A network of two or more computers that use the same program or type of program to communicate and share data.
    • A. 

      Rule of thumb

    • B. 

      Size of the network

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Peer-to-peer architecture

  • 12. 
    A network in which one or more computers is/are designated as a _____ and the other computers on the network, called _____, can request services from the server.
    • A. 

      Manager, Client

    • B. 

      Server, Boss

    • C. 

      Client, Manager

    • D. 

      Server, Client

  • 13. 
    A computer that serves information to connected computers, such as Web servers, applications, files, printers and other information and hardware become available.
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      World wide web

    • C. 

      IP address

    • D. 

      Server

  • 14. 
    On a local area network or the Internet, a computer that accesses shared network resources provided by another computer.
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Node

    • D. 

      Administrator

  • 15. 
    A computer network that physically links two or more computers within a geographically limited area (generally one building or a group of buildings).
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      WAN

    • C. 

      MAN

    • D. 

      WMAN

  • 16. 
    A high-speed network that can carry voice, data, and images at up to 200 Mbps or faster over distances of up to 75 km. Based on the network architecture, the transmission speed can be higher for short distances.
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      MAN

    • C. 

      WAN

    • D. 

      WMAN

  • 17. 
    A computer network that is distinguished from a Local Area Network because of its longer-distance communications. The network may cover, say, a whole country or may include the sites of a large multinational organization.
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      MAN

    • C. 

      WAN

    • D. 

      WMAN

  • 18. 
    What level is composed of the parts of a network that is physically exist, such as computers, cables and connectors. This level specifies where the computers on a network are located and how all the parts of the network are connected?
    • A. 

      Physical level

    • B. 

      Logical level

    • C. 

      Network level

    • D. 

      Presentation

  • 19. 
    What level traces the path information takes to reach its destination on a network?
    • A. 

      Session level

    • B. 

      Network level

    • C. 

      Logical level

    • D. 

      Physical level

  • 20. 
    A LAN (Local Area Network) in which each device (node) is connected to a central computer in a star-shaped configuration (topology); a network consisting of a central computer (the hub) surrounded by terminals.
    • A. 

      A. Token-Ring Architecture

    • B. 

      B. Arcnet Architecture

    • C. 

      C. Star Network Structure

    • D. 

      D. Hybrid Network Structure

  • 21. 
    A form of local area network (LAN) in which all signals are carried over a main bus and are available to all nodes (computers) on the system. In a network each mode monitors activity and only accepts messages addressed to itself.
    • A. 

      Bus Network Structure

    • B. 

      Star Network Structure

    • C. 

      Ring Network Structure

    • D. 

      Hybrid Network Structure

  • 22. 
    A LAN (local are network) in which devices (nodes) are connected in a close loop or ring.  When a node receives a message, it examines the destination address attached to the message. The ring can also be designed to bypass any malfunctioning or fails node.
    • A. 

      Bus Network Structure

    • B. 

      Hybrid Network Structure

    • C. 

      Star Network Structure

    • D. 

      Ring Network Structure

  • 23. 
    A ____ network is constructed of different topologies, such as ring, star and bus.
    • A. 

      Bus Network Structure

    • B. 

      Hybrid Network Structure

    • C. 

      Star Network Structure

    • D. 

      Ring Network Structure

  • 24. 
    ____ are commonly hybrid networks. Often connect multiple network structures to create one large network.
    • A. 

      WMAN

    • B. 

      MAN

    • C. 

      WAN

    • D. 

      LAN

  • 25. 
    A ____ network layout is designed in such a way that it places important resources, such as file servers, in one central location.
    • A. 

      Administrator

    • B. 

      Centralized Network Layout

    • C. 

      Hybrid Network

    • D. 

      Distributed Network Layout

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