Chapter 7

Which of the following is NOT a standard for wireless fidelity Ethernet networks?

A) 802.11g

B) 802.11ac

C) 802.11ab

D) 802.11n

C) 802.11ab
The unique number assigned to a network adapter by the manufacturer is referred to as the ________ address.

A) MAC

B) network

C) SSID

D) IP

A) MAC
A client/server network is an example of ________ administration.

A) remote

B) local

C) wide area

D) central

D) central
Using a network without the network owner’s permission is known as ________.

A) piggybacking

B) hijacking

C) spamming

D) phishing

A) piggybacking
To transfer data packets between two or more networks, a ________ is used.

A) router

B) hub

C) firewall

D) switch

A) router
Some of the responsibilities of a(n) ________ are installing new hardware and software on the network and monitoring performance.

A) computer technician

B) IT manager

C) network administrator

D) programmer analyst

C) network administrator
Which of the following is NOT a type of UTP cable you would use in a wired Ethernet network?

A) Cat 6A

B) Cat 7B

C) Cat 5E

D) Cat 6

B) Cat 7B
Data are sent through a network in bundles called ________.

A) packets

B) pouches

C) packages

D) nodes

A) packets
For the nodes on a network to communicate with each other and access the network, each node needs a ________.

A) router

B) DSL modem

C) hub

D) network adapter

D) network adapter
A large network designed to provide access to a specific geographic area, such as a large city, is a ________.

A) PAN

B) MAN

C) LAN

D) WAN

B) MAN
A computer ________ is two or more computers connected using software and hardware so that they can communicate with each other.

A) network

B) broadband

C) switch

D) node

A) network
A ________ is any device connected to a network such as a computer, printer, or game console.

A) NOS

B) node

C) packet

D) NIC

B) node
A ________ is a network located in your residence that connects to all your digital devices.

A) WAN

B) LAN

C) HAN

D) MAN

C) HAN
All of the following are extra precautions you can take to secure a wireless network EXCEPT ________.

A) turn on security protocols

B) change your network name (SSID)

C) enable SSID broadcast

D) create a passphrase

C) enable SSID broadcast
Which of the following is NOT a type of cable used in wired networks?

A) Unshielded twisted-pair

B) Fiber-optic

C) Unshielded coaxial

D) Coaxial

C) Unshielded coaxial
All of the following operating systems support P2P networking EXCEPT ________.

A) Linux

B) OS X

C) Windows

D) Unix

D) Unix
Which of the following is NOT a common network architecture type?

A) intraoffice area network (IAN)

B) home area network (HAN)

C) local area network (LAN)

D) personal area network (PAN)

A) intraoffice area network (IAN)
Normal telephone cable is a type of ________.

A) Ethernet cable

B) twisted-pair cable

C) fiber-optic cable

D) coaxial cable

B) twisted-pair cable
A(n) ________ device facilitates file sharing and data backup.

A) NOS

B) WAN

C) NAS

D) UTP

C) NAS
A peer-to-peer (P2P) network is an example of ________ administration.

A) local

B) central

C) wide area

D) corporate

A) local
Which of the following is NOT a wired broadband Internet connection option?

A) Dial-up

B) DSL

C) Fiber-optic

D) Cable

A) Dial-up
The most popular transmission media option for wired home Ethernet networks is ________ cable.

A) fiber-optic

B) unshielded twisted-pair (UTP)

C) power-line

D) coaxial

B) unshielded twisted-pair (UTP)
Sophisticated networks generally use which of the following hardware devices to ease the flow of data through the network?

A) Firewalls

B) Firmware

C) Routers and switches

D) USB ports

C) Routers and switches
________ is the actual speed of data transfer that is achieved and is always less than or equal to the data transfer rate.

A) Broadband

B) Throughput

C) Bandwidth

D) Benchmark

B) Throughput
Wireless network devices use ________ to communicate with each other.

A) fiber optics

B) DSL

C) radio waves

D) satellites

C) radio waves