Chapter 8: Networking And Digital Communication

23 Questions | Total Attempts: 268

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Communication System Quizzes & Trivia

In the world today almost all businesses are computerized and one has to get some knowledge on computers, their network and how to effectively communicate with one another through the internet. Computers are able to communicate with each other through formation of networks. Test your understanding on chapter 8 on networking and digital communication by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The quantity of data that can be transmitted through a communication medium in a given amount of time
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      Band rate

    • C. 

      Broadband connection

    • D. 

      Fiber-optic cables

  • 2. 
    A connection with much greater bandwidth than modems have
    • A. 

      Broadband connection

    • B. 

      Band rate

    • C. 

      Baud rate

    • D. 

      Fiber-optic cables

  • 3. 
    Metropolitan area network
    • A. 

      MAN

    • B. 

      MTAN

    • C. 

      MPAN

  • 4. 
    A networking architecture  developed in the 1970s Xerox
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Ethernet

    • C. 

      Networl interface card

    • D. 

      Direct connection

  • 5. 
    WAN
    • A. 

      Wide area network

    • B. 

      Wide area networks

    • C. 

      Widen area network

  • 6. 
    A system built around the open standards and protocols of the Internet
    • A. 

      Intranet

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      TCP/IP

  • 7. 
    Uses light waves to carry information at blinding speeds
    • A. 

      Fiber-optic cable

    • B. 

      Broadband connection

    • C. 

      Bandwidth

    • D. 

      Baud rate

  • 8. 
    Local area network
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      LANT

    • C. 

      LLAN

  • 9. 
    Web sites designed to capture credit card numbers and other sensitive financial information
    • A. 

      Cookies

    • B. 

      Phishing

    • C. 

      Spam

  • 10. 
    Is carried over the Inernet rather than the telephone and requires broadband internet connection.
    • A. 

      Internet telephony

    • B. 

      VoIP

    • C. 

      Voice mail

    • D. 

      Avactars

  • 11. 
    NIC
    • A. 

      Network interface card

    • B. 

      Network internet card

    • C. 

      Network internet connection

    • D. 

      Network interface connection

  • 12. 
    Rules for the exchange of data between a terminal and a computer or two omputer
    • A. 

      Protocol

    • B. 

      Network operating system

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      Intranet

  • 13. 
    A public Web log updaated at frequent intervals
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Spam

    • C. 

      Phishing

    • D. 

      MMORPGs

  • 14. 
    Encryption scheme, improves the security of wireless network by making your data secure
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      VPN

    • C. 

      WEP

    • D. 

      Wireless network

  • 15. 
    Electronic "tunnel" through Internet that uses encryption and other security measures to keep out unwanted users
    • A. 

      Phished

    • B. 

      Firewall

    • C. 

      VPN

    • D. 

      WEP

  • 16. 
    A hierarchical model in which one or more computers
    • A. 

      Client/ server

    • B. 

      Servers

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      Intranet

  • 17. 
    Insecure network
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      WEP

    • C. 

      VPN

    • D. 

      Hot spots

  • 18. 
    Enables every computer on the network to be both client and server
    • A. 

      Peer-to-peer

    • B. 

      Terminal emulation software

    • C. 

      Host system

    • D. 

      Servers

  • 19. 
    Junk email
    • A. 

      Spam

    • B. 

      Phishing

    • C. 

      Cookies

  • 20. 
    What are the types of wireless connection
    • A. 

      WI-Fi

    • B. 

      Infrared

    • C. 

      Bluetooth

    • D. 

      WiMAX

  • 21. 
    Which ones are types of beoadband connection
    • A. 

      DSL

    • B. 

      Cable

    • C. 

      High- Speed wireless

    • D. 

      Satellite

  • 22. 
    What does WEP mean
    • A. 

      Wired equivalent privacy

    • B. 

      Wireless equivalent privacy

    • C. 

      Wireless emission privacy

    • D. 

      Wired emission privacy

  • 23. 
    VPN means
    • A. 

      Virtual private network

    • B. 

      Virtual privacy network