CSEC: Data Communications And Networks Quiz!

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CSEC: Data Communications And Networks Quiz!

CSEC (Communications Security Establishment Canada) is a cryptologic agency set up in 1946, controlled by the Department of National Defence (DND). It's accountable for protecting Canadian electronic information and communication networks. This quiz has been developed for students to test their knowledge about CSEC Data Communications and networking. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A combination of devices working together

    • B. 

      A set of computers linked together

    • C. 

      A set of computers linked together to share resources

    • D. 

      A combination of laptops and desktops connected via some wireless technology

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Print server

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Peer

    • D. 

      File server

  • 3. 
    What do you call the board that you fit into an expansion bay at the back of the computer so the computer can be connected to network?
    • A. 

      NIC, or Network Interface Card

    • B. 

      NBI, or Network Bonding Instrument

    • C. 

      Motherboard

    • D. 

      Snow board

  • 4. 
    Fibre Optic Cables send data not by ______, but by ______.
  • 5. 
    The highest data transmission rate is allowed by...?
  • 6. 
    Given that they use similar technology, the _____ is preferable to install than the ____ because it is cheaper and more secure.
  • 7. 
    An advantage of using LAN is that ...?
    • A. 

      The users are at risk for getting a virus.

    • B. 

      All the resources can be shared with the others.

    • C. 

      The network is inexpensive to maintain.

    • D. 

      Well... there is no REAL advantage.

  • 8. 
    This picture is of a ___________________ cable.
  • 9. 
    Local area networks are big enough to cover what area?
    • A. 

      A single campus

    • B. 

      A single house

    • C. 

      A single department

    • D. 

      A single office building

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    This is the simplest wired transmission cable, since it has no aluminium mesh protection around the two core copper wires.
    • A. 

      Fibre Optic Cable

    • B. 

      Microwave Transmission

    • C. 

      Twisted Pair Cable

    • D. 

      Coaxial Cable

    • E. 

      Ehmm... Wired Transmission??

  • 11. 
    Each of the nodes in a network connect through a device called a  ___ , so that they can access shared resources.
  • 12. 
    State whether this statement is TRUE or FALSE:Like the Internet, intranets are used to share information, but are protected from being accessed by a firewall (security software).
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 13. 
    Communication within the computer, moderated by the processor is ____, happening in regular intervals.
    • A. 

      Synchronical

    • B. 

      Asynchronous

    • C. 

      Asymmetrical

    • D. 

      Synchronous

  • 14. 
    Bluetooth is a wireless technology allowing devices to communicate with other devices performing with the same operating system. TRUE OR FALSE
    • A. 

      TRUE

    • B. 

      FALSE

  • 15. 
    Microwave transmission is the technology that sends signals by way of a ____ path.
    • A. 

      Geosynchronous orbit

    • B. 

      Line-of-sight

    • C. 

      Bluetooth

    • D. 

      Radio signal