Data Communications - Introduction

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Data Communication Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz covers the introduction of data communications and computer networking. Abbreviation is not allowed.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ________________________ represents an agreement between the communicating devices.
  • 2. 
    _____________________ defines the attachment of communication devices to a link.
  • 3. 
    ______________________ defines the physical or logical arrangement of links in the network.
  • 4. 
    _________________________ establishes, manages and terminates sessions between applications.
  • 5. 
    _____________________ is a kind of transmission that transmits and receives information simultaneously.
  • 6. 
    __________________  is a convergence of  audio, video and data
  • 7. 
    _________________________ was formerly known as CCITT.
  • 8. 
    __________________ is a collection of hardware and software components that allow communication between computers and other devices.
  • 9. 
    _______________________ is  a software that manages the relationship between network resources and users.
  • 10. 
    ___________________ is a network that connects users across a city.
  • 11. 
    _________________ a network that provides connections between countries around the entire globe.
  • 12. 
    ________________________ is an OSI layer that establishes, maintains, and terminates virtual circuits.
  • 13. 
    ______________________ is the humorous name for the practice of copying files to a disk and walking the disk over to the person who needs the files.
  • 14. 
    ___________________ is an exchange of data between 2 devices via some form of transmission medium.
  • 15. 
    _________________is a type of network setup where each of the computers and network devices are interconnected with one another, allowing for most transmissions to be distributed, even if one of the connections go down.
  • 16. 
    A _______________is one of the most common network setups where each of the devices and computers on a network connect to a central hub.
  • 17. 
    A _______________ is a type of network setup where each of the computers and network devices are connected to a single cable or backbone.
  • 18. 
    A _________________connects multiple star networks to other star networks.
  • 19. 
    _________________ is a network topology that uses two or more network
  • 20. 
    _____________________ is a computer network that spans a relatively small area within one building.
  • 21. 
    ___________________ is a primary type of interconnecting networks that interconnects LANs within a building.
  • 22. 
    Wide area network typically operates at bit rates from 1.5Mbps to _________ and cover a distance of 100 to 1000 miles.
  • 23. 
     A  ________ device typically stores files and databases including more complex applications like Web sites.
  • 24. 
    _____________________  provides services to clients such as log-in features, password authentication, printer access, network administration function, and data file sharing
  • 25. 
     _____________________ are very large computers that are built to be able to perform complex and critical applications.