Basic Networking Quiz

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Basic Networking Quiz

This is a basic Wi-Fi quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wi-Fi is a…
    • A. 

      Type of computer

    • B. 

      Type of network cable

    • C. 

      Popular technologies and standards for wireless computer networking

    • D. 

      Computer programs that help people make money on the Internet

  • 2. 
    A home router...
    • A. 

      Makes home computers run faster

    • B. 

      Enables safe sharing of resources among network devices in the home

    • C. 

      Helps people build Web sites

    • D. 

      Boils water

  • 3. 
    A home computer network is sometimes also called a…
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      MAN

    • C. 

      SAN

    • D. 

      WAN

  • 4. 
    You can make telephone calls over the Internet using a technology called…
    • A. 

      Intertel

    • B. 

      Telenet

    • C. 

      VoIP

    • D. 

      Skynet

  • 5. 
    The purpose of a firewall on computer networks is to…
    • A. 

      Prevent computers from overheating

    • B. 

      Prevent unwanted network connections from being made

    • C. 

      Allow more than 4 computers to share the same Internet connection

    • D. 

      Allow pictures and video to be downloaded from a camera to a computer

  • 6. 
    Limewire, Kazaa and Bearshare are all examples of…
    • A. 

      Brand names of networking hardware products

    • B. 

      Web sites that store MP3 music files and Malware

    • C. 

      Wireless network communication protocols

    • D. 

      Software applications for peer-to-peer connection (P2P) file sharing

  • 7. 
    Bluetooth technology supports networking over…
    • A. 

      Wi-Fi standard wireless radio connections

    • B. 

      Its own standard wireless radio connections

    • C. 

      USB cable connections

    • D. 

      Ethernet cable connections

  • 8. 
    Which of these are forms of Internet service? (Select all correct answers )
    • A. 

      DSL

    • B. 

      Cable

    • C. 

      Dialup

    • D. 

      ISDN

    • E. 

      Satellite

  • 9. 
    An IP address is a numeric quantity that identifies… (Select all correct answers )
    • A. 

      A network adapter to other devices on the network

    • B. 

      The manufacturer of a computer

    • C. 

      The physical location of a computer

    • D. 

      None of these answers

  • 10. 
    A computer must have an IP address when… (Select all correct answers )
    • A. 

      Connecting to a home network router

    • B. 

      Connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot

    • C. 

      Communicating with another computer using TCP

    • D. 

      Playing media from the hard drive