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Chapter 11-Networks, Telecommunications, and Wireless Computing Test

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  1. (MAN) Metropolitan Area Network
  2. P2P
  3. Bus
  4. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
  5. Network Topology
  1. a - provides connectivity in a geographic area or region larger than that covered b y a LAN, but smaller than a WAN.
  2. b All devices are connected to a central cable, called the bus or backbone.
  3. c refers to the geometric arrangement of the actual physical organization of the computers
  4. d 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.
  5. e provides the technical foundation for the public Internet as well as for large numbers of private networks.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 2 primary types: 1. P2P (peer-to-peer) 2. client/server networks
  2. 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
  3. technologies use active or passive tags in the form of chips or smart labels that can store unique identifiers and relay this info to electronic readers.
  4. a standard that specifies the format of data as well as the rules to be followed during transmission.
  5. refers to various types of media used to carry the signal btwn computers

5 True/False Questions

  1. Wire MediaDevices are connected by a receiver/transmitter to a special network interface card that transmits signals between a computer and a server.


  2. 3 Common Types of Wire Media1. Twisted-pair wiring 2. Coaxial cable 3. Fibre-optic cable


  3. Fibre-Optic Cablea cable that can carry a wide range of frequencies with low signal loss.


  4. (LAN) Local Area Network- provides data communication services for business in geographically dispersed areas (across country or around world)


  5. Wirelesstransmission material manufactured so that signals will be confined to a narrow path and will behave predictably


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