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Networking Quizzes & Trivia

Networking 101 Questions


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  • 1. 
    This can be redone as many times as you wish to achieve an acceptable mark. Just consider the first few times as a run through.
  • 2. 
     A computer network is a network of interconnected computers or devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A collection of computers and devices connected by communication channels.

    • B. 

      A LAN

    • C. 

      A collection of computers and devices used within large organisations.

    • D. 

      A wireless link

  • 4. 
    Networking computers can improve efficiency because
    • A. 

      You get better quality printer output.

    • B. 

      You save money when you share resources.

    • C. 

      Shorter cables make the network go faster.

    • D. 

      You don’t need as many computers to get the same job done.

  • 5. 
    A LAN allows users to share resources such as:
    • A. 

      Files, application programs, printers, and/or other software/hardware

    • B. 

      Transfer of money via electronic funds transfer

    • C. 

      Public transportation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      BUS

    • C. 

      WAN

    • D. 

      P2P

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      WAN

    • C. 

      MAN

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Wireless Local Area Network.

    • B. 

      Wireless Large Area Network.

    • C. 

      Western Local Address Network.

    • D. 

      World-Local Address Network.

  • 9. 
    A Client is ____?
    • A. 

      Any component on a network that provides data to other components.

    • B. 

      Any component on a network that receives data from other components.

  • 10. 
    What is a server?
    • A. 

      Any combination of hardware or software designed to provide services to clients.

    • B. 

      Installed in a computer to allow access to a network via Ethernet or Wireless connection.

    • C. 

      Any component on a network that receives data from other components.

  • 11. 
    What does a client-server network have?
    • A. 

      A server computer and other computers that it controls.

    • B. 

      A file server, a print server and an internet server.

    • C. 

      A router and several hubs.

    • D. 

      A network that company clients can easily access.

  • 12. 
    What name is given to a network with a small number of computers that share their files and printers, but has no main server?
    • A. 

      A dedicated network.

    • B. 

      A peer-to-peer network.

    • C. 

      A ring network

    • D. 

      A Home Network

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Create MP3 files

    • B. 

      Exchange firewalls

    • C. 

      Upload their websites

    • D. 

      Exchange files directly from each other’s hard disks

  • 14. 
    To connect to the internet, you need either:
    • A. 

      Dial up connection

    • B. 

      Dsl connection

    • C. 

      Cable lines connection

    • D. 

      Sattelite connection

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which one is not an examples of Communications Media
    • A. 

      Cables

    • B. 

      Fiber Optics

    • C. 

      Radio Waves

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Twisted-pair cable.

    • B. 

      Coaxial Cable

    • C. 

      Bluetooth Wireless Transmission

    • D. 

      Fibre-optic Cable

  • 17. 
    Anything physically connected to a network is called  _______________.
    • A. 

      A Work Station

    • B. 

      A Server

    • C. 

      A Node

    • D. 

      Connectors

  • 18. 
    A NIC is?
    • A. 

      A standard that allows you to upload and download files to and from a web server called an FTP server

    • B. 

      A media which can only transmit one signal at a time

    • C. 

      Usually sitting in the back corner of the classroom

    • D. 

      A material or technology used to establish the communications channel

    • E. 

      In a computer and attaches to the cable or wireless technology used to connect the devices in a network

  • 19. 
    Select the choices which are common examples of a NIC.
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      Wireless Card

    • C. 

      Ethernet Card

    • D. 

      Filter

    • E. 

      Port

  • 20. 
    A NIC is a component in a computer that allows a network cable to be plugged in or a wireless connection to a network. NIC stands for what?
  • 21. 
    Select the option which is NOT a type of network topology
    • A. 

      TREE

    • B. 

      STAR

    • C. 

      RING

    • D. 

      BUS

    • E. 

      MESH

  • 22. 
    A dial-up modem is
    • A. 

      Used to convert a phone signal into the Internet

    • B. 

      A device which has a switch, router, firewall, built in to create a home network

    • C. 

      Converts analogue signals into digital signals and vice versa

    • D. 

      Modulates the transmission of SMS signals

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Software packages that manage network data traffic.

    • B. 

      Hardware devices that manage network data traffic.

    • C. 

      Megabit data devices.

    • D. 

      Network interface cards.

  • 24. 
    What is a firewall?
    • A. 

      A proxy server.

    • B. 

      A router

    • C. 

      Hardware and/or software that restricts access to data on a network.

    • D. 

      A private server on a public network

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      Fibre-optic Twisted-pair Protocol

    • B. 

      Fast Transfer Protocol

    • C. 

      Free T-Shirt Protocol

    • D. 

      File Transfer Protocol

    • E. 

      Firewall Testing Protocol

    • F. 

      Fixed Telephone Protocol

    • G. 

      Format Terabyte Protocol

  • 26. 
    A _______ is a set of rules which is used by computers to communicate with each other across a network.
  • 27. 
    To restrict unauthorised access to a Wireless Network which of the following should you consider
    • A. 

      Not broadcasting the network name

    • B. 

      Only allowing access to specified devices

    • C. 

      Use data encryption

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 28. 
    To setup a network in a building where it is not possible to drill holes through walls the best solution would be to use:
    • A. 

      Ethernet Cat5e

    • B. 

      A WAP (Wireless Access Point)

    • C. 

      Fibre optic

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 29. 
    A smart phone is
    • A. 

      A convergence of technologies that has resulted in a device also performing the functions of a different device.

    • B. 

      A phone with an artificial intelligence chip built in

    • C. 

      A phone which uses the 802.11n standard

    • D. 

      Always web-enabled

  • 30. 
    Email, instant messaging, chat rooms and videoconferencing are forms of ______________ that can occur efficiently through networks.
    • A. 

      Facilitation

    • B. 

      Communication

    • C. 

      Hardware

    • D. 

      Implementation

  • 31. 
    An intranet can be described as:
    • A. 

      The capability of a computer to communicate with other computers

    • B. 

      Hardware and software that restricts access to data and information on a network

    • C. 

      A WAN

    • D. 

      Allowing restricted access to company information and supporting workers working in groups using Internet and web technologies

  • 32. 
    When using the Internet, you may get SPAM. This can BEST be described as:
    • A. 

      A type of computer virus spread via the internet

    • B. 

      Free canned meat if you subscribe to a web magazine

    • C. 

      Extra web pages not asked for, on the topic of your choice

    • D. 

      Unsolicited email or web page material, usually advertisement

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 33. 
    Which one is NOT an example of a web address
    • A. 

      Https://hsbc.com.hk

    • B. 

      Www.yahoo.com

    • C. 

      Http://192.168.0.1

    • D. 

      None of the above