Network Topology Quiz

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Node
a point at which lines or pathways intersect or branch; a central or connecting point.
Server
a computer or computer program that manages access to a centralized resource or service in a network
Network topolagy
is the arrangement of the various elements (links, nodes, etc.) of a computer network. Essentially, it is the topological structure of a network and may be depicted physically or logically.
Backbone
a part of computer network that interconnects various pieces of network, providing a path for the exchange of information between different LANs or sub-networks. A backbone can tie together diverse networks in the same building, in different buildings in a campus environment, or over wide areas.
Physical Topology
is the placement of the various components of a network, including device location and cable installation, while logical topology illustrates how data flows within a network, regardless of its physical design.
Logical Topology
is how devices appear connected to the user.
Mesh Topology
a network topology in which each node relays data for the network
Star Topology
a topology for a Local Area Network (LAN) in which all nodes are individually connected to a central connection point, like a hub or a switch.
Bus Topology
network is a network topology in which nodes are directly connected to a common linear (or branched) half-duplex link.
Ring Topology
a network topology in which each node connects to exactly two other nodes, forming a single continuous pathway for signals through each node

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