Learn More About Network Topologies Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following network topologies contains a backbone which runs the length of the network?
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Tree

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Ring

  • 2. 
    What piece of hardware is usually at the centre of a star network?
    • A. 

      Modem

    • B. 

      Hub

    • C. 

      Router

    • D. 

      Server

  • 3. 
    If a computer in a star network fails, the network will:
    • A. 

      Still work un affected

    • B. 

      Work with limited capabilities

    • C. 

      Cease to function

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The main advantages of a star network are:
    • A. 

      Cheap to set up

    • B. 

      Easy to implement

    • C. 

      Requires additional hardware

    • D. 

      Process data very fast

    • E. 

      Can store more data than other networks

  • 5. 
    A ring network:
    • A. 

      Is fast

    • B. 

      Is cheap

    • C. 

      Is reliable

    • D. 

      Requires additional software to function efficiently

  • 6. 
    A combination of the bus and star topologies is called a:
    • A. 

      Combo network

    • B. 

      Starbus network

    • C. 

      Tree network

    • D. 

      Ring network

  • 7. 
    When choosing a network topology to implement it is necessary to consider:
    • A. 

      Current hardware

    • B. 

      Size of the network

    • C. 

      Budget limitations

    • D. 

      Need for reliability

    • E. 

      If network expansion is likley to be required

  • 8. 
    Which of the following networks will allow an Internet connection?
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Tree

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The Internet is an example of which topology:
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Tree

    • E. 

      Mesh

  • 10. 
    This topology has a central connection point, which is normally a device such as a hub, switch, or router.
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Bus

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      Hierarchical or Extended Star

  • 11. 
    In a ________ topology, hosts are connected in a physical ring or circle. Because the ring topology has no beginning or end, the cable does not need to be terminated.
    • A. 

      Ring

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      Hierarchical or Extended Star

  • 12. 
    The ____ topology connects all devices to each other.
    • A. 

      Mesh

    • B. 

      Ring

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      Bus

    • E. 

      Tree

  • 13. 
    In a ___ topology, each computer connects to a common cable.
    • A. 

      Bus

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Ring

    • D. 

      Mesh

    • E. 

      Tree

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