CIW Foundations - Networking Fundamentals - Introduction To Networking

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This quiz is based on the Networking Fundamentals section of the CIW Foundations course. It focusses on an Introduction to Networking.


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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Two or more computers connected together to share information and resources such as peripherals

    • B. 

      Two or more computers connected to share information only

    • C. 

      Two or more computers connected to share resources such as peripheral devices only

    • D. 

      Two or more computers connected together to access the WWW

  • 2. 
    Which of the following devices requests information from a server on a network?
    • A. 

      Node

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Client

    • D. 

      Host

  • 3. 
    What is another name for any device connected to a network (not Node)?
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Node

    • D. 

      Host

  • 4. 
    Which of the following specifically provides services and resources for other computers on a network?
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Server

    • C. 

      Host

    • D. 

      Node

  • 5. 
    A combination of hardware and software capabilities that need to be shared between devices on a network are called?
    • A. 

      Protocols

    • B. 

      Suites

    • C. 

      Network Services

    • D. 

      Transmission Media

  • 6. 
    There are different ways in which a network can be connected. What is the term which best describes the physical means of connection on a network?
    • A. 

      Network Services

    • B. 

      Protocols

    • C. 

      Rules

    • D. 

      Transmission Media

  • 7. 
    Coaxial Cable is an example of?
    • A. 

      Transmission Media

    • B. 

      Protocol Suite

    • C. 

      Network Services

    • D. 

      Rules Engine

  • 8. 
    TCP/IP is an example of?
    • A. 

      Network Services

    • B. 

      Rule

    • C. 

      Protocol Suite

    • D. 

      Transmission Media

  • 9. 
    In the mainframe network when the mainframe goes down this is called?
    • A. 

      Network Traffic

    • B. 

      Termination

    • C. 

      Reset

    • D. 

      Point of Failure

  • 10. 
    Which of the following network architectures involves distributed processing?
    • A. 

      Client/Server architecture

    • B. 

      Mainframe architecture

    • C. 

      Peer to Peer architecture

  • 11. 
    A computer server on a Client/Server network is known as the?
    • A. 

      Front-end

    • B. 

      Rear-end

    • C. 

      Up-end

    • D. 

      Back-end

  • 12. 
    Due to the fact that Client/Server architectures can be added to we can call this network type?
    • A. 

      Unscalable

    • B. 

      Scalable

    • C. 

      Expandable

    • D. 

      Unexapandable

  • 13. 
    Which of the following relationships best describe the Client/Server network model?
    • A. 

      2-tier

    • B. 

      N-tier

    • C. 

      3-tier

  • 14. 
    Which of the following makes up the 1st tier in the Client/Server architecture?
    • A. 

      Client

    • B. 

      Server

  • 15. 
    Which kind of server, when added to a 2-tier Client/Server network allows this type of archtecture to become 3-tier?
    • A. 

      Web Server

    • B. 

      Print Server

    • C. 

      Proxy Server

    • D. 

      Database Server

  • 16. 
    Which option from the list below best describes the position of a web server in the client/server network?
    • A. 

      Tier 1

    • B. 

      Tier 2

    • C. 

      Tier 3

  • 17. 
    In which type of client/server environment does a peer-to-peer network structure tend to be implemented?
    • A. 

      Large networks

    • B. 

      Medium Networks

    • C. 

      Small Networks

    • D. 

      Home Networks

  • 18. 
    Which of the following operating systems does not have peer-to-peer networkig in mind?
    • A. 

      MS Server 1998

    • B. 

      ArtiSoft Lantastic

    • C. 

      MS Windows ME

    • D. 

      Novell Netware Lite

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is NOTa benefit of Peer-to-Per networking?
    • A. 

      Choice of Resources

    • B. 

      Cost

    • C. 

      User Friendly

    • D. 

      High level of technical skill required to implement

  • 20. 
    Which of the folowing is an advantage of Peer-to-Peer networking?
    • A. 

      Cost

    • B. 

      Difficult to be controlled centrally

    • C. 

      Can compromise security

    • D. 

      All devices have equal status

  • 21. 
    Peer-to-Peer network models create difficulties with File Management. True/False.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The peer-to-peer model is really only suitable for networks with 10 users or less. True/False.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 23. 
    Collaborative neworks are also known as ?
    • A. 

      Web-based Networks

    • B. 

      Server-based Networks

    • C. 

      Enterprise Networks

    • D. 

      Peer-to-Peer Networks

  • 24. 
    Enterprise contain the best features of which two network models?
    • A. 

      Server-based and Web-based

    • B. 

      Collaborative-based and Server-Based

    • C. 

      Client/Server and Web-based

    • D. 

      Peer-to-Peer and Server-based

  • 25. 
    In the server-based model the host on the networkis a client or a server - not both? True/False.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Multiple Local Area Networks (LAN's) cannot be joined together to create Wide Area Networks (WAN's). True/False.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False