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Network Fundamentals Chapter 1

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

____ 1. Which statement describes an advantage of networks?
a. Networks require decentralized management.
b. Isolating network devices decreases costs.
c. Isolating network devices allows implementation of the sneakernet file sharing method.
d. Networks enable multiple users to share resources.


____ 2. Which network model ensures that no computer on the network has more authority than another?
a. client/server c. peer-to-peer
b. stand alone d. distributed


____ 3. A common way of sharing resources on a peer-to-peer network is by modifying the ____ controls using the computer’s operating system.
a. file-serving c. resource-sharing
b. file-sharing d. resource-monitoring


____ 4. A ____ facilitates communication and resource sharing between other computers on the network.
a. servlet c. personal computer
b. workstation d. server


____ 5. ____ networks are the most popular type of network for medium- and large-scale organizations.
a. Client/server c. Stand-alone
b. Peer-to-peer d. Stationary


____ 6. A ____ network is confined to a relatively small space.
a. NAN c. WAN
b. MAN d. LAN


____ 7. Often, separate LANs are interconnected and rely on several ____ running many different applications and managing resources other than data.
a. workstations c. clients
b. servers d. stand-alone computers


____ 8. A ____ network connects clients and servers from multiple buildings.
a. NAN c. WAN
b. MAN d. TAN


____ 9. A ____ is a specialized device that allows multiple networks or multiple parts of one network to connect and exchange data.
a. segment c. node
b. host d. connectivity device


____ 10. Which network topology is the most common?
a. ring c. hybrid
b. star d. Ethernet


____ 11. ____ are the distinct units of data that are exchanged between nodes on a network.
a. Segments c. Topologies
b. Data packets d. Protocols


____ 12. ____ services refer to the capability of a server to share data files, applications, and disk storage space.
a. File c. Management
b. Print d. Access


____ 13. ____ services allow remote users to connect to the network.
a. File c. Management
b. Print d. Access


____ 14. The phenomenon of offering multiple types of communications services on the same network is known as ____.
a. convergence c. divergence
b. unified communications d. multi-communications


____ 15. Which type of service supports e-mail?
a. management c. access
b. communications d. file


____ 16. ____ provide a Web-based client for checking e-mail.
a. Web servers c. File servers
b. Mail servers d. Access servers


____ 17. Hardware diagnosis and failure alert are handled by ____.
a. management services c. access services
b. communication services d. Internet services


____ 18. Security auditing is handled by ____.
a. management services c. access services
b. communication services d. Internet services


____ 19. Dependability is a characteristic of ____.
a. soft skills c. technical skills
b. network communications d. network servers


____ 20. Which statement describes a certification drawback?
a. Certification value may be lessened due to the number of people obtaining them.
b. Certified professionals are expected to work harder than others to prove their value.
c. Certified professionals are asked many questions during routine hours requiring them to work overtime to complete everyday tasks.
d. Certification does not qualify a student for additional degrees.


____ 21. Which certification requires candidates to pass lab exams?
a. Cisco CCIE c. CompTIA Network+
b. CompTIA A+ d. Microsoft MCSE


Matching

Match each item with a statement below:
a. NIC (network interface card) f. transmission media
b. backbone g. addressing
c. client h. data packets
d. protocol i. topology
e. workstation


____ 22. The means through which data is transmitted and received.

____ 23. A personal computer which may or may not be connected to a network.

____ 24. A computer on the network that requests resources or services from another computer on a network.

____ 25. The scheme for assigning a unique identifying number to every node on the network.

____ 26. The device inside a computer that connects a computer to the network media.

____ 27. The physical layout of a computer network.

____ 28. The distinct units of data that are exchanged between nodes on a network.

____ 29. A standard method or format for communication between networked devices.

____ 30. The part of a network to which segments and significant shared devices connect.
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