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MISY 160 TIA Exam #2

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A large network designed to provide access to a specific geographic area, such as a large city is a __________.
A. MAN
B. PAN
C. LAN
D. WAN
A. MAN
2. All of the following are benefits of networks EXCEPT, _________.
A. sharing an Internet connection
B. sharing printers and other peripherals
C. sharing files
D. sharing an operating system
D. sharing an operating system
3. A network used to communicate among devices close to one person is called a ________.
A. MAN
B. LAN
C. PAN
D. WAN
C. PAN
5. ________ is software that takes an existing Internet connection and turns it into a wireless hotspot.
A. Netify
B. Multiply
C. Mobilefy
D. Connectify
D. Connectify
6. The most popular transmission media option for wired Ethernet networks is __________.
A. fiber-optic cable
B. power-line cable
C. unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cable
D. coaxial cable
C. unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cable
7. All of the following involve tasks for network administration, EXCEPT ________.
A. installing new computers and devices on the network
B. updating and installing new software on the network
C. setting up proper security for a network
D. purchasing initial equipment for the network
D. purchasing initial equipment for the network
8. A(n) ________ is a device connected to a network such as a computer or a game console.
A. architecture
B. node
C. server
D. modem
B. node
9. A computer network is defined as two or more computers connected via ________ so that they can communicate with each other.
A. software and hardware
B. the Internet
C. at least one server
D. Ethernet cable
A. software and hardware
10. For the nodes on a network to communicate with each other and access the network, each node needs a __________.
A. DSL modem
B. network adapter
C. network interface card
D. router
B. network adapter
All of the following are used to classify network architectures, EXCEPT _____________.
A. the distance between nodes
B. the protocol used to exchange data between nodes
C. the communication medium used to transport data
D. the number of nodes on the network
D. the number of nodes on the network
Which of the following is NOT a type of UTP cable you would use in a wired Ethernet home network?
A. Cat 5E
B. Cat 6
C. Cat 6A
D. Cat 7B
D. Cat 7B
________ is the maximum speed at which data can be transferred between two nodes.
A. Throughput
B. Bandwidth
C. Band Speed
D. Through Speed
B. Bandwidth
Network adapters _________.
A. are built into the motherboard on each node
B. enable nodes in a network to communicate with each other
C. are always Ethernet NICS
D. are necessary only on servers in a client/server network
B. enable nodes in a network to communicate with each other
The unique number assigned to a network adapter by the manufacturer is referred to as the ________ address.
A. MAC
B. IP
C. SSID
D. network
A. MAC
A ________ is a network located in your home that connects to all your digital devices.
A. MAN
B. WAN
C. HAN
D. LAN
C. HAN
SSID stands for ________.
A. service set identity
B. service set identifier
C. service security identity
D. service security identifier
B. service set identifier
All of the following operating systems support P2P networking, EXCEPT ________.
A. Windows
B. OS X
C. Unix
D. Linux
C. Unix
Using a network without the network owner's permission is known as ________.
A. hijacking
B. chillijacking
C. piggybacking
D. hybacking
C. piggybacking
Sophisticated networks generally use which of the following hardware devices to ease the flow of data through the network?
A. Routers and switches
B. USB ports
C. Firewalls
D. Network interface cards (NIC)
A. Routers and switches
Network architectures are classified according to _______.
A. the distance between the hub and the router
B. the bandwidth supplied by the connection
C. the way in which they are managed and the distance between their nodes
D. the speed at which they processor runs
C. the way in which they are managed and the distance between their nodes
A ________ network is located in your home that connects to all your digital devices.
A. MAN
B. WAN
C. HAN
D. LAN
C. HAN
A peer-to-peer network is an example of ______ administration.
A. local
B. wide area
C. central
D. corporate
A. local
All of the following are extra precautions you can take to secure a wireless network, EXCEPT ________.
A. change your network name (SSID)
B. enable SSID broadcast
C. turn on security protocols
D. create a passphrase
B. enable SSID broadcast
Data are sent through a network on bundles called ______.
A. packages
B. pouches
C. packets
D. switches
C. packets
The current version of wireless Ethernet is ______.
A. 802.11m
B.802.11g
C.802.11p
D.802.11n
D.802.11n
Normal telephone cable is a type of ________.
A. fiber-optic cable
B. twisted-pair cable
C. coaxial cable
D. Ethernet cable
B. twisted-pair cable
Which transmission medium transmits data the fastest?
A. Twisted-pair cable
B. Coaxial cable
C. Wireless
D. Fiber-Optic cable
D. Fiber-Optic cable
Client/Server networks are controlled by a central server that runs a special piece of software called _______.
A. Windows 7
B. network operating system (NOS)
C. firewall
D. firmware
B. network operating system (NOS)
A client/server network is an example of ________ administration
A. Local
B. Wide Area
C. Central
D. Corporate
C. Central
Wireless internet is available using _________.
A. Fiber Optics
B. Satellite
C. Radio Waves
D. DSL
C. Radio Waves
Which of these statements about physically protecting your computer is FALSE?
A. The computer should sit on a flat level surface.
B. Power surges can be blocked by using a computer surround.
C. It is best to unplug computers during an electrical storm.
D. Old surge protectors can deliver power to your computer without protecting it.
B. Power surges can be blocked by using a computer surround.
_________ is an unwanted piggyback program that usually downloads with software you are installing from the Internet.
A. Adware
B. Malware
C. Shareware
D. Spyware
D. Spyware
Which type of virus was the famous Michelangelo virus?
A. A worm
B. A time bomb
C. A script virus
D. An e-mail virus
B. A time bomb
When malicious code is planted on your computer and alters your browser's ability to find Web addresses it is known as ________.
A. phishing
B. pharming
C. pretexting
D. phlying
B. pharming
Adware and spyware are referred to collectively as __________.
A. viruses
B. grayware
C. altertware
D. firmware
B. grayware
All of the following are ways that can infect your computer with a virus, EXCEPT _________.
A. sharing flash drives
B. downloading video files from peer-to-peer sites
C. downloading or running an e-mail attachment file
D. logging into e-mail
D. logging into e-mail
IC3 is a partnership between the _________.
A. FBI and local police departments
B. FBI and National Defense Department
C. FBI and National White Collar Crime Center
D. National White Collar Crime Center and National Defense Department
C. FBI and National White Collar Crime Center
Configuring a firewall to ignore all incoming packets that request access to a specific port is known as __________.
A. packet filtering
B. packet switching
C. static addressing
D. logical port blocking
D. logical port blocking
A __________ virus changes its own code or periodically rewrites itself to avoid detection.
A. multipartite
B. stealth
C. polymorphic
D. polypertite
C. polymorphic
_________ floods a computer with requests until it shuts down and refuses to answer any requests for information.
A. A Trojan horse
B. A polymorphic virus
C. A DDoS attack
D. Port blocking
C. A DDoS attack
A _____ is a virus that is triggered on a certain date.
A. worm
B. script
C. logic bomb
D. time bomb
D. time bomb
All of the following are top cybercrimes reported to IC3 in 2011, EXCEPT __________.
A. Identity Theft
B. non-auction/non-delivery of merchandise
C. advance fee fraud
D. child pornography
D. child pornography
Which of the following classification of viruses can change its own code to avoid detection?
A. Stealth
B. Multipartite
C. Polymorphic
D. Worm
C. Polymorphic
A _____________ is a virus that is attached to documents such as a word or excel files.
A. script virus
B. Macro virus
C. Polymorphic Virus
D. Worm
B. Macro virus
Rules for creating passwords include all of the following, EXCEPT ____.
A. Keep your password a secret
B. Change your password frequently
C. Keep your password written down and stored in any easy-to-remember location
D. Create a hard-to-guess password, with a combination of letter, numbers, and symbols
C. Keep your password written down and stored in any easy-to-remember location
All of the following are considered cybercrimes, EXCEPT ____.
A. identity theft
B. non-delivery of merchandise
C. theft of a cell phone
D. hacking
C. theft of a cell phone
Which of the following is formally defined as any criminal action perpetrated primarily through the use of a computer?
A. social networking
B. cybercrime
c. phishing
d. hacking
B. cybercrime
With regard to computer protection, quarantining is defined as ________.
A. updating your antivirus software
B. placing a found virus in a secure area in the hardware
C. repairing an infected file
d. deleting an infected file
B. placing a found virus in a secure area in the hardware
________ viruses are often transmitted by a flash drive left in a USB port.
A. logic bomb
B. boot-sector
C. macro
D. encryption
B. boot-sector
Which of the following statements about cookies is NOT true?
A. Cookies obtain your personal information by searching your hard drive.
B. Cookies are text files.
C. Cookies help companies determine the traffic flow through their Web site.
D. Some companies sell the personal information found in cookies to other companies
A. Cookies obtain your personal information by searching your hard drive.
All of the following are categories of viruses, EXCEPT ________.
A. snakes
B. boot sector
C. email
D. encryption
A. snakes
FBI-related scams involve ________.
A. people pretending to represent official organizations
B. running auctions that do not exist
C. convincing people to send money as a "good faith" gesture
D. collecting funds and not delivering the goods
A. people pretending to represent official organizations
A ________ is named after a housing construction feature that slows the spread of fires from house to house.
A. firehouse
B. wallfire
C. firewall
D. fire protector
C. firewall
A packet sniffer is a program that can enable a hacker to do all of the following, EXCEPT _______.
A. use your debit card information to purchase items illegally
B. assume your identity
C. steal your logon and passwords for various accounts
D. launch a denial of service (DoS) attack on your computer
D. launch a denial of service (DoS) attack on your computer
CAPTCHA stands for _______.
A. Completely Amazing Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
B. Completely Automated Private Turing Trial to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
C. Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
D. Complete Automated Public Turing Trial to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
C. Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
One virus called _______ is used to trick users into downloading an infected file to their phone, which steals online banking information.
A. Spyware Mobile Banking
B. Spyeye Mobile Banking
C. Spyware Online Banking
D. Spyeye Online Banking
B. Spyeye Mobile Banking
The protocol using port 53 is ______.
A. FTP control
B. STMP
C. DNS
D. HTTP
C. DNS
You can block logical ports to invaders and make your computer invisible to others on the internet by installing _____.
A. a packet sniffer
B. a firewall
C. a packet filter
D. antivirus software
B. a firewall
A(n) ______ takes advantage of file transport methods to spread on their own.
A. worm
B. script
C. encryption
D. time bomb
A. worm
Creating and disseminating ______ is one of the most widespread types of crimes.
A. Spam
B. Computer viruses
C. fake credit cards
D. FBI related scams
B. Computer viruses
All of the following are the main functions of antivirus software, EXCEPT _______.
A. Looking for virus signatures
B. quarantining viruses
C. inoculating key files
D. assassinating all viruses
D. assassinating all viruses
Social ____________ is an unwanted piggyback program that usually downloads with software you are installing from the internet.
A. Engineering
B. Theft
C. Pretexting
D. Pharming
A. Engineering
1. A _________ displays a subset of data from a table (or tables) based on the criteria specified.
A. database query
B. join query
C. select query
D. criteria query
C. select query
What does the acronym DBMS stand for?
A. Database modeling system
B. Database management system
C. Data building and modeling system
D. Data browsing and management system
B. Database management system
__________ involves putting data into an electronic file in a format that another application can understand.
A. Exporting
B. Importing
C. Batch processing
D. Data mining
A. Exporting
Classification, affinity grouping, and estimation are _________ methods used by managers to make their data more meaningful.
A. modeling
B. staging
C. artificial intelligence
D. data mining
D. data mining
Which of the following is NOT a main operation of a database management system (DBMS)?
A. Creating databases and entering data
B. Implementing data mining
C. Viewing and sorting data
D. Outputting data
B. Implementing data mining
A Web address is stored as a(n) ________ field in a database.
A. hyperlink
B. text
C. address
D. memo
A. hyperlink
In a data warehouse, data gathered from sales, billing, and inventory departments are examples of ________ sources.
A. internal data
B. external data
C. metadata
D. exported data
A. internal data
Management information systems (MIS) provide reports called __________, which show conditions that are unusual or need attention from users of the system.
A. detail reports
B. summary reports
C. exception reports
D. expert reports
C. exception reports
__________ databases have the largest market share among the primary types of electronic databases.
A. Relational
B. Flat-file
C. Multidimensional
D. Object-oriented
A. Relational
A(n) ___________ check determines whether all required fields were entered with appropriate data.
A. completeness
B. range
C. consistency
D. alphabetic
A. completeness
An example of ________ is customer demographic data purchased from third parties or statistics compiled by the federal government.
A. internal data
B. external data
C. imported data
D. metadata
B. external data
In a transaction-processing system (TPS), if the TPS database is queried and updated while the transaction is taking place, this is called ________ processing.
A. direct
B. batch
C. real-time
D. immediate
C. real-time
Which of the following is NOT a typical disadvantage associated with databases?
A. Databases can be expensive to set up.
B. Databases are usually more complex to administer.
C. Databases are more complex to construct.
D. Database information cannot be changed once it is entered.
D. Database information cannot be changed once it is entered.
In a database, a ________ is a group of related fields.
A. file
B. list
C. record
D. table
C. record
A data ________ is a large-scale electronic repository of data that contains and organizes all of an organization's data in one place.
A. mart
B. chain
C. warehouse
D. storehouse
C. warehouse
In a database, a group of related records is called a(n) ________.
A. memo
B. field
C. object
D. table
D. table
In a transaction-processing system, if transaction data are accumulated until a certain point and then many transactions are processed all at once, this is called ________ processing.
A. delayed
B. batch
C. real-time
D. group
B. batch
In a relational database, what is a relationship?
A. A link between tables that defines how the data are related
B. The primary key in the database
C. The links among databases
D. The array of tables in a database
A. A link between tables that defines how the data are related
Data staging consists of all of the following steps, EXCEPT ________.
A. transformation of data
B. mining of data
C. storage of data in a warehouse
D. extraction of data
B. mining of data
An individual trained in the design and building of databases is called a database ________.
A. master
B. technician
C. administrator
D. analyst
C. administrator
Which of the following is NOT a type of management information system (MIS) report?
A. Detail
B. Summary
C. Redundancy
D. Exception
C. Redundancy
In a transaction-processing system, if transaction data are accumulated until a certain point and then many transactions are processed all at once, this is called ______ processing.
A. delayed
B. batch
C. real-time
D. group
B. batch
A _____ relationship indicates that for each record in a table, there is only a single corresponding record in a related table.
A. many-to-one
B. one-to-many
C. one-to-one
D. many-to-many
C. one-to-one
A ______ check allows you to set credits allowed for students during one quarter from 0 to 21.
A. completeness
B. range
C. consistency
D. numeric
B. range
Data ______ means that the data contained in a database is accurate and reliable.
A. efficiency
B. integrity
C. redundancy
D. consistency
B. integrity
When you want to extract data from two or more tables, you use a(n) _____ query.
A. select
B. join
C. relational
D. object
B. join
A _____ check compares the values of data in two or more fields to see whether those values are reasonable.
A. correctness
B. range
C. consistency
D. numeric
C. consistency
Which of the following is NOT a data source for a data warehouse?
A. Internal sources
B. External sources
C. Data mine
D. Clickstream data
C. Data mine
_____ means that for each value in the foreign key of one table, there is a corresponding value in the primary key of another table.
A. Referential integrity
B. Normalization
C. Database consistency
D. Record integrity
A. Referential integrity
A _____ temporarily displays records that match the specified criteria.
A. sieve
B. filter
C. validation rule
D. field constraint
B. filter
In a database, a chart is stored in a(n) ______ field.
A. text
B. object
C. memo
D. hyperlink
B. object
If a business keeps two lists, one for employee payroll and one for employee benefits information, both containing name and address information, this is an example of data ________.
A. integrity
B. redundancy
C. completeness
D. normalization
B. redundancy
Unstructured data such as video clips and pictures are known as _____ because of the way they are encoded.
A. hyperlink fields
B. multidimensional data
C. binary large objects (BLOBs)
D. metadata
C. binary large objects (BLOBs)
A ____ is a collection of related data that can be stored, sorted, organized, and queried.
A. database
B. list
C. filter
D. data mine
A. database
In a database, ______ fields store numbers used to perform calculations.
A. date
B. numeric
C. computational
D. alphanumeric
B. numeric
The Siri speech-recognition feature on Apple's iPhone 4s is an examples of a ______.
A. natural language processing (NLP) system
B. decision support system
C. management information system (MIS)
D. database management system (DBMS)
A. natural language processing (NLP) system
A database schema is also called a(n)____.
A. information system
B. summary report
C. relation
D. data dictionary
D. data dictionary
In a database, a _______ is synonymous with a category of information
A. field
B. record
C. row
D. table
A. field
A(n) __________ is a way of retrieving information from one or more table that defines a particular subset of data.
A. validation rule
B. field constraint
C. enquiry
D. query
D. query
If a numeric field has a size of 5, which is the highest number it can hold?
A. 5
B. 99999
C. 55555
D. 50000
B. 99999
Data in a multidimensional database is organized in a _______ format.
A. Linear
B. Table
C. Cube
D. Cellular
C. Cube
________ databases have the largest market share among the primary types of electronic databases.
A. Relational
B. Flat-file
C. Multidimensional
D. Object Oriented
A. Relational
If fair allocation of network access is a major requirement of the network, choose a _______ topology.
A. cluster
B. ring
C. bus
D. star
B. ring
Which of the following is NOT a factor to consider when selecting network cabling?
A. Cable diameter
B. Interference
C. Maximum run length
D. Bandwidth
A. Cable diameter
Which of the following is the most commonly used client/server network topology?
A. Star
B. Cluster
C. Ring
D. Hierarchical
A. Star
Which cable type is the most costly to install?
A. Fiber-optic
B. Twisted-pair
C. ThinNet coaxial
D. ThickNet coaxial
A. Fiber-optic
For business networks, which of the following is NOT a main cable type?
A. Twisted-pair
B. Coaxial
C. Duplex
D. Fiber-optic
C. Duplex
A print server uses a print ____ as a software holding area for printing jobs.
A. stack
B. queue
C. buffer
D. heap
B. queue
An _____ needs to be installed on each client computer and server connected to the network to provide the services necessary for them to communicate.
A. application software
B. network operating system
C. protocol guideline
D. switch
B. network operating system
____ networks contain servers as well as computers that individual users access and use.
A. Client/server
B. Peer-to-peer
C. Switch
D. CSMA/CD
A. Client/server
Which of the following networks is most known for data collisions?
A. Star
B. Bus
C. Hierarchical
D. Cluster
B. Bus
Ring networks use the ________ method avoid data collisions.
A. packet screening
B. active-check
C. token
D. passive-check
C. token
A(n) _________ is used exclusively within a corporation or organization.
A. VPN
B. intranet
C. extranet
D. Internet
B. intranet
. Which of the following is something a network adapter does NOT do?
A. It uses high-powered signals so data can move easily over network transmission media.
B. It allows or denies access to the computer in which it is installed.
C. It verifies that all information transmitted from the computer is correctly received by the recipient.
D. It breaks down data and puts it into packets.
C. It verifies that all information transmitted from the computer is correctly received by the recipient.
A _________ keeps your computer safe by confirming who is trying to access it.
A. gateway
B. firewall
C. hub
D. switch
B. firewall
________ cable is NOT subject to electromagnetic interference or radio frequency interference.
A. Twisted-pair
B. Fiber-optic
C. Polycarbonate
D. Coaxial
B. Fiber-optic
A(n) _________ server tracks who is logging on to the network as well as which services on the network are available to each user.
A. gateway
B. authentication
C. dedicated
D. file
B. authentication
P2P networks become difficult to manage when they are expanded beyond __________ users.
A. 5
B. 10
C. 20
D. 50
B. 10
A(n) _________ address is the address external entities use to communicate with your network.
A. AL
B. MAC
C. WI
D. IP
D. IP
________ are often equipped to act as hardware firewalls.
A. Repeaters
B. Switches
C. Jammers
D. Routers
D. Routers
What is CSMA/CD?
A. a type of network topology
B. a special signal of a star network
C. a method used to avoid data collisions
D. the central communication device on a star or ring network
C. a method used to avoid data collisions
A ________ is a set of rules for how information and communication are exchanged.
A. protocol
B. token
C. switch
D. packet
A. protocol
Which of the following is NOT a common network topology?
A. star
B. cluster
C. bus
D. ring
B. cluster
A ________ uses the public Internet communications infrastructure to build a secure, private network.
A. LAN
B. WAN
C. VPN
D. MAN
C. VPN
Facial recognition is an example of ________ authentication.
A. access
B. photo
C. verification
D. biometric
D. biometric
What is another name for the physical address assigned to each network adapter?
A. Network Access Control (NAC)
B. Physical Address Control (PAC)
C. Network Physical Address (NPA)
D. Media Access Control (MAC)
D. Media Access Control (MAC)
_______ interference is a type of signal interference in wired transmission media that can be caused by fluorescent lights or machinery with motors or transformers.
A. Radio frequency interference
B. Transitional
C. Crosstalk
D. Electromagnetic
D. Electromagnetic
Which of the following networks has high scalability?
A. Star
B. Ring
C. Bus
D. Hybrid
A. Star
When a client computer connects to a network and requests the use of Microsoft Office 2010, the ______ server delivers the software to the client computer.
A. communication
B. database
C. application
D. file
C. application
The ends of the cable in a bus network use a(n)_____ to absorb a signal so that it is not reflected back onto parts of the network that have already received the signal.
A. endcap
B. terminator
C. stopper
D. block
B. terminator
A ______ is a network used by one person connected via wireless media.
A. WAN
B. LAN
C. MAN
D. PAN
D. PAN
Which is NOT a networking protocol?
A. Apple File Protocol (AFP)
B. NetBios Extended User Interface (NetBEUI)
C. Internet Packet Exchange (IPX)
D. HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
D. HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
A _____ allows multiple users to connect to the Internet through one connection
A. file server
B. hub
C. network
D. packet screener
C. network
Which of the following causes interference when a cable is exposed to strong electromagnetic fields?
A. EMI
B. RFI
C. STP
D. IEEE
A. EMI
In a network that uses the star topology, the signal that is sent to indicate a signal collision is called a ____.
A. hit
B. crash
C. stop
D. jam
D. jam
Which of the following devices sends data from one collision domain to another?
A. Switch
B. Bridge
C. Link
D. Band
B. Bridge
A _________ keeps your computer safe by confirming who is trying to access it.
A. Gateway
B. Firewall
C. Hub
D. Switch
B. Firewall
35. Using your computer for non-work activities while you are being paid to do your job is known as ________.
A. cyberloafing
B. cybersleeping
C. cyberlazing
D. cyberbreaking
A. cyberloafing
Packet ________ is a form of protection for your computer that looks at each packet that comes into your computer network.
A. viewing
B. Browsing
C. filtering
D. screening
D. screening
The standard communications protocol used on most client/server networks is ________.
A) Ethernet
B) NOS
C) TCP/IP
D) VPN
A) Ethernet
Which cable type is the most costly to install?
A) Fiber-optic
B) Twisted-pair
C) ThinNet coaxial
D) ThickNet coaxial
A) Fiber-optic
________ is a protective layer made of glass or plastic, which is wrapped around the core of a fiber-optic cable for protection.
A) Shielding
B) Cladding
C) Sheathing
D) Coating
B) Cladding
A ________ topology is created when more than one topology is used to build a network.
A) hybrid
B) multiple-use
C) fusion
D) crossover
A) hybrid
The star topology uses a central ________ to connect all network nodes.
A) terminator
B) gateway
C) switch
D) router
C) switch
A(n) ________ server is a server that stores and manages files for network users.
A) file
B) e-mail
C) print
D) database
A) file
Which of the following is FALSE about servers?
A) Servers are the workhorses of the client/server network.
B) Servers interface with many different network users.
C) A file server stores and manages files for a network.
D) All networks require at least two servers
D) All networks require at least two servers
In a(n) ________ network, each node connected to the network communicates directly with every other
node.
A) Client/server
B) Peer-to-peer
C) Intranet
D) Extranet
B) Peer-to-peer
Which of the following is NOT an advantage of using networks as compared to a stand-alone computer?
A) Enable software sharing
B) Facilitate knowledge sharing
C) Enhanced communication capabilities
D) Ease of maintenance and administration
D) Ease of maintenance and administration