5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- (WAN) Wide Area Network
- Coaxial Cable
- Fibre-Optic Cable
- a - provides data communication services for business in geographically dispersed areas (across country or around world)
- b technology associated with the transmission of info as light impulses along a glass wire or fibre.
- c All devices are connected to one another in the shape of a closed loop, so that each device is connected directly to two other devices, one on either side of it.
- d a cable that can carry a wide range of frequencies with low signal loss.
- e All devices are connected to a central device, called a hub.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a model for applications in which the bulk of the back-end processing, such as performing a physical serach of a database, takes place on a server.
- - computer network that uses a cable or radio signals to link two or more computers within a geographically limited area.
- - allows the mgmt of networked nodes to be managed from a single point
- Provides terminal emulation that allows a personal computer or workstation to act as a terminal, or accesss device
- communications, data exchange, and resource-sharing system created by linking two or more computers and establishing standards, or protocols, so that they can work together. 2 principle benefits: 1. the ability to communicate 2. ability to share
5 True/False questions
Protocol → All devices are connected to one another in the shape of a closed loop, so that each device is connected directly to two other devices, one on either side of it.
HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) → allows files containing text, programs, graphics, numerical data, and so on to be downloaded off or uploaded onto a netwok
SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol → TCP/I's own messaging system for email
Bus → any network without a central file server and in which all computers in the network have access to the public files located on all other workstations.
Network Topology → refers to the geometric arrangement of the actual physical organization of the computers