Networking 101 Multiple Choice Quiz!

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  • 1. 
     A computer network is a network of interconnected computers or devices.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What is a network?
    • 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

    • E. 

      Wifi

  • 3. 
    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.

  • 4. 
    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

  • 5. 
    What is a network that covers a large geographical area and uses many types of communications channels?
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      BUS

    • C. 

      WAN

    • D. 

      P2P

  • 6. 
    Which one has the widest coverage?
    • A. 

      LAN

    • B. 

      WAN

    • C. 

      MAN

    • D. 

      PAN

  • 7. 
    What does WLAN stand for?
    • A. 

      Wireless Local Area Network.

    • B. 

      Wireless Large Area Network.

    • C. 

      Western Local Address Network.

    • D. 

      World-Local Address Network.

  • 8. 
    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.

  • 9. 
    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.

  • 10. 
    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.

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    What does Internet peer-to-peer networking enable users with the same networking software to do?
    • A. 

      Create MP3 files

    • B. 

      Exchange firewalls

    • C. 

      Upload their websites

    • D. 

      Exchange files directly from each other’s hard disks

  • 13. 
    To connect to the internet, you need either:
    • A. 

      Dial up connection

    • B. 

      Dsl connection

    • C. 

      Cable lines connection

    • D. 

      Sattelite connection

    • E. 

      Cellular or mobile data connection

    • F. 

      Cellular or mobile data connection

    • G. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    Which one is not an example of Communications Media:
    • A. 

      Cables

    • B. 

      Fiber Optics

    • C. 

      Radio Waves

    • D. 

      All of the Above

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 15. 
    Which of the following network transmission media is capable of the fastest rate of data transmission?
    • A. 

      Twisted-pair cable.

    • B. 

      Coaxial Cable

    • C. 

      Bluetooth Wireless Transmission

    • D. 

      Fibre-optic Cable

  • 16. 
    Anything physically connected to a network is called  _______________.
    • A. 

      A Work Station

    • B. 

      A Server

    • C. 

      A Node

    • D. 

      Connectors

  • 17. 
    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

  • 18. 
    Select all choices which are common examples of a NIC.
    • A. 

      Firewall

    • B. 

      Wireless Card

    • C. 

      Ethernet Card

    • D. 

      Filter

    • E. 

      Port

  • 19. 
    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?
  • 20. 
    Select the option which is NOT a type of network topology.
    • A. 

      SPIRAL

    • B. 

      STAR

    • C. 

      RING

    • D. 

      BUS

    • E. 

      MESH

  • 21. 
    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

  • 22. 
    What are switches on a network?
    • A. 

      Software packages that manage network data traffic.

    • B. 

      Hardware devices that manage network data traffic.

    • C. 

      Megabit data devices.

    • D. 

      Network interface cards.

  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    What does FTP stand for?
    • 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

  • 25. 
    A _______ is a set of rules which is used by computers to communicate with each other across a network.
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