A computer ________ is two or more computers connected using software and hardware so that they can communicate with each other.
A ________ is any device connected to a network such as a computer, printer, or game console.
________ is the actual speed of data transfer that is achieved between two nodes on a network and is always less than or equal to the data transfer rate.
Some of the responsibilities of ________ are installing new hardware and software on the network and monitoring performance.
Which of the following is NOT a common network architecture type?
Intraoffice area network (IAN)
You can find out which network adapters are installed in your system by using the Windows ________ Manager utility.
When setting up a home network, make sure each node has ________.
a network adapter
The network architecture that spans the largest physical distance is called a ________.
A large network designed to provide access to a specific geographic area, such as a large city, is a ________.
Which transmission medium transmits data the fastest?
What transmission media is used for normal telephone service?
A client/server network is an example of ________ administration.
A peer-to-peer (P2P) network is an example of ________ administration.
Which of the following is NOT a standard for wireless Ethernet networks?
Which of the following is NOT a type of cable used in wired networks?
Which of the following is NOT a type of UTP cable you would use in a wired Ethernet network?
If you are going to attach more than 15 devices to your wireless network, you should make sure your router supports which standard?
Wireless network devices use ________ to communicate with each other.
For the nodes on a network to communicate with each other and access the network, each node needs a ________.
On a network, a(n) ________ helps prevent data packets from colliding with each other.
Which hardware device connects your network to the Internet?
To transfer data packets between two or more networks, a ________ is used.
Data are sent through a network in bundles called ________.
All of the following is NOT a home operating systems that supports P2P networking?
Client/server networks are controlled by a central server that runs specialized software called a(n) ________.
network operating system (NOS)
Which of the following is NOT a wired broadband Internet connection option?
A(n) ________ device facilitates file sharing and data backup.
Using a wireless network without the network owner’s permission is known as ________.
All of the following are extra precautions you can take to secure a wireless network EXCEPT ________.
enable SSID broadcast
The unique number assigned to a network adapter by the manufacturer is referred to as the ________ address.
A printer connected to a wireless network is considered to be a node on that network.
Sharing files is a benefit of a network
When powering up a home network, make sure all computers and peripherals are turned on before turning on the modem/router.
P2P networks are most commonly used in home networks.
The Internet is a WAN
Current wired Ethernet networks in the United States are based on the IEEE 802.11ac standard.
Ethernet networks are always connected using twisted-pair cable technology.
Wireless network connections are slower than wired broadband connections.
An access point connects to the main router wirelessly
Most computers today come with Ethernet adapters already installed.
A switch acts like a traffic signal on a network
A P2P network needs specialized network operating system software installed on every node.
Wireless networks are more vulnerable to attack than wired networks.
WEP is a stronger form of security than WPA
Limiting your signal range does not help increase wireless network security.