5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- (MAN) Metropolitan Area Network
- TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
- Network Topology
- a - provides connectivity in a geographic area or region larger than that covered b y a LAN, but smaller than a WAN.
- b All devices are connected to a central cable, called the bus or backbone.
- c refers to the geometric arrangement of the actual physical organization of the computers
- 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.
- e provides the technical foundation for the public Internet as well as for large numbers of private networks.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 2 primary types: 1. P2P (peer-to-peer) 2. client/server networks
- 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
- 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.
- a standard that specifies the format of data as well as the rules to be followed during transmission.
- refers to various types of media used to carry the signal btwn computers
5 True/False Questions
Wire Media → Devices are connected by a receiver/transmitter to a special network interface card that transmits signals between a computer and a server.
3 Common Types of Wire Media → 1. Twisted-pair wiring 2. Coaxial cable 3. Fibre-optic cable
Fibre-Optic Cable → a cable that can carry a wide range of frequencies with low signal loss.
(LAN) Local Area Network → - provides data communication services for business in geographically dispersed areas (across country or around world)
Wireless → transmission material manufactured so that signals will be confined to a narrow path and will behave predictably