Test Your Computer Networking Knowledge! Ultimate Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Computer Networking Knowledge! Ultimate Trivia Quiz

Test Your Computer Networking Knowledge using this Ultimate Trivia Quiz. Knowledge of the operation of a computer is beneficial to a lot of people and in the quiz below you will get to test out just how much you know about computer networking and sharing of data. Why don’t you give it a try and see what new things you might learn?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following uses light for transmitting data?
    • A. 

      Optical Fiber

    • B. 

      Copper Cable

    • C. 

      UTP Twisted Pair

    • D. 

      STP Twisted Pair

  • 2. 
    A statewide network would be called a LAN.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A switch is more intelligent than a hub?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following cables have the highest bandwidth?
    • A. 

      Twisted Pair

    • B. 

      Copper

    • C. 

      Optical Fiber

    • D. 

      Co-axial

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is used for a small building or a campus?
    • A. 

      WAN

    • B. 

      LAN

    • C. 

      PAN

    • D. 

      MAN

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is used to network computers in different cities and/or countries?
    • A. 

      WAN

    • B. 

      LAN

    • C. 

      PAN

    • D. 

      MAN

  • 7. 
    In Bus topology, all computers connect to one central cable line?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following topologies directly connects each computer to every other computer in the network?
    • A. 

      Partially connected Mesh

    • B. 

      Fully Connected Mesh

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Tree

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is needed for computers on a LAN to access the internet?
    • A. 

      Hub

    • B. 

      Switch

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Gateway

  • 10. 
    A router is used for which of the following purposes?
    • A. 

      Connecting to the Internet

    • B. 

      Connecting to a LAN

    • C. 

      In WAN

    • D. 

      Connecting to a nearby printer

  • 11. 
    A WAN is smaller and more secure than a LAN.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    On a Client/Server Network, the server controls the network and  clients. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The topology that is formed with a closed-loop network of  computers is called 
    • A. 

      A bus topology

    • B. 

       a tree topology

    • C. 

      A ring topology

    • D. 

      A star topology

  • 14. 
    The most common type of network cable for a LAN is 
    • A. 

      HDMI Cable

    • B. 

      AUX Cable

    • C. 

      Ethernet Twisted Pair Cable

    • D. 

      Copper Cable

  • 15. 
    The minimum number of computers needed to create a network is 
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 16. 
    P2P is short for what type of newtork
    • A. 

      Private to Public Network

    • B. 

      Public To Public Network

    • C. 

      Private to Private Newtwork

    • D. 

      Peer To Peer Network

  • 17. 
    The ________ is the largest WAN.
  • 18. 
    A _______ is a computer that performs a dedicated function for clients on a network.
  • 19. 
    The rules of how computers communicate, send and receive data on a network are known as the 
    • A. 

      Network Permissions

    • B. 

      Network Traffic

    • C. 

      Network Collisions

    • D. 

      Network Protocols

  • 20. 
    A P2P network allows users to 
    • A. 

      Access the internet.

    • B. 

      Directly share files.

    • C. 

      Block hackers.

    • D. 

      Increase network privacy.