The Ultimate Computer Network Quiz

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The Ultimate Computer Network Quiz

Ever wondered how much do you know about computer networks? Why do we need a network? What are its types? Check out our online quiz to test your knowledge and learn interesting facts along the way.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The connectivity device that is used to provide flexibility in cable management and troubleshooting is the?
    • A. 

      Patch Panel

    • B. 

      Repeater

    • C. 

      Hub

    • D. 

      Transceiver

  • 2. 
    Each network interface card is uniquely identified by its?
    • A. 

      Transceiver type

    • B. 

      Mac address

    • C. 

      IP address

    • D. 

      Wins address

  • 3. 
    The primary purpose of a network is?
    • A. 

      Interconnect computers for ease of administration

    • B. 

      Provide central access to workstation hard disks

    • C. 

      Share resources

    • D. 

      Provide increased security for all workstations

  • 4. 
    Which of the following enables users to access files and to share a printer on a peer-peer network?
    • A. 

      Share level security

    • B. 

      User level security

    • C. 

      User permissions

    • D. 

      User account policies

  • 5. 
    The standard naming convention used to specify a path to a network resource is?
    • A. 

      Naming services

    • B. 

      FQDN

    • C. 

      DNS

    • D. 

      UNC

  • 6. 
    The purpose of a firewall on computer networks is to…
    • A. 

      Prevent computers from overheating

    • B. 

      Allow more than 4 computers to share the same Internet connection

    • C. 

      Prevent unwanted network connections from being made

    • D. 

      Allow pictures and video to be downloaded from a camera to a computer

  • 7. 
    An IP address is a numeric quantity that identifies… (Select all correct answers )
    • A. 

      The manufacturer of a computer

    • B. 

      A network adapter to other devices on the network

    • C. 

      The physical location of a computer

    • D. 

      None of these answers

  • 8. 
    A computer must have an IP address when… (Select all correct answers )
    • A. 

      Connecting to a home network router

    • B. 

      Connecting to a Wi-Fi hotspot

    • C. 

      Playing media from the hard drive

    • D. 

      Communicating with another computer using TCP

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of a demilitarized zone on a network?
    • A. 

      To only provide direct access to the nodes within the DMZ and protect the network behind it

    • B. 

      To provide a place to put the honeypot

    • C. 

      To scan all traffic coming through the DMZ to the internal network

    • D. 

      To contain the network devices you wish to protect

  • 10. 
    Radio waves and microwaves are used in which of the following communications?
    • A. 

      Voice over IP

    • B. 

      IP Telephony

    • C. 

      Wireless

    • D. 

      Enterprise

  • 11. 
    IP addresses exist in the numeric format of XXX.YYY.ZZZ.AAA. This format of specifying addresses is referred to as the dotted decimal notation. Each address consists of four __________ separated by dots(.).
    • A. 

      8-bit fields

    • B. 

      4-bit fields

    • C. 

      6-bit fields

    • D. 

      2-bit fields

  • 12. 
    Let's start with an easy one. What does CPU stand for?
    • A. 

      Computer Processing Unit

    • B. 

      Central Peripheral Unit 

    • C. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • D. 

      Computer Processing User

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