Networks Introduction Quiz

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Computer Network Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test you knowledge of the basic concepts of computer networks


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are analogue signals?
    • A. 

      Individual electrical pulses

    • B. 

      Continuous electrical waves

    • C. 

      Bits grouped together into bytes

    • D. 

      An expensive form of communication

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a sending or receiving device?
    • A. 

      Notebook

    • B. 

      Tablet PC

    • C. 

      Pager

    • D. 

      Monitor

  • 3. 
    When connected in a network, computers are able to share which of the following?
    • A. 

      Harware

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Electricty

    • D. 

      Files

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are benefits of a network:
    • A. 

      Reduce hardware and software costs

    • B. 

      Easier to retrieve data located on another computer

    • C. 

      Cheap to setup

    • D. 

      Facilitate communication

    • E. 

      Don't need training to use or setup

  • 5. 
    When implementing a network, which of the following changes are likely to be needed:
    • A. 

      Staff training

    • B. 

      Employ IT staff

    • C. 

      Move business locations

    • D. 

      Make staff redundant

    • E. 

      Purchase new hardware and/or software

  • 6. 
    Which of the following organisations would most likley require a networked computer system?
    • A. 

      School

    • B. 

      Farm

    • C. 

      Milk bar

    • D. 

      Gym

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are examples of digital signals?
    • A. 

      More reliable

    • B. 

      Flexible

    • C. 

      Compatible with digital systems

    • D. 

      Requires less bandwidth

  • 8. 
    One disadvantage of an analogue siganal is?
    • A. 

      Requires more bandwidth

    • B. 

      Signals do not need to be converted to a computer recognisable form

    • C. 

      Affected by random noise, leading to signal loss and distortion

    • D. 

      More accurate

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are web enabled devices?
    • A. 

      Mainframes

    • B. 

      Mobile phones

    • C. 

      Monitors

    • D. 

      GPS

    • E. 

      Printers

  • 10. 
    Efficiency can be measured in terms of:
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Accuracy

    • C. 

      Clarity

    • D. 

      Effort

    • E. 

      Cost