tech 7

each device connected to a network is known as a
node
a small network used for communication between personal computing devices is a
PAN
the fastest broadband internet service is usually
fiber optic
the part of the network that establishes a communications channel between the nodes of the network is known as
transmission media
the device used to move data between two networks is called a
router
actual data throughput is usually higher on wired networks than on wireless networks
true
home networks are usually configured as a client/server network
false
___ is software that takes an existing internet connection and turns it into a wireless hotspot
connectify
a computer network is defined as two or more computers connected via ___ so that they can communicate with each other
software and hardware
a ___ is a device connected to a network such as a computer or game console
node
all of the following are benefits of networks EXCEPT
sharing an operating system
network architectures are classified according to
the way in which they are managed and the distance between their nodes
all of the following involve tasks for network administration, EXCEPT
purchasing initial equipment for the network
is the maximum speed at which data can be transferred between two nodes
bandwidth
all of the following are used to classify network architectures, EXCEPT
the number of nodes on the network
a ___ is a network located in your home that connects to all your digital devices
HAN
a large network designed to provide access to a specific geographic area, such as a large city is a
MAN
which transmission medium transmits data the fastest
fiber optic cable
a client/server network is an example of ___ administration
central
normal telephone cable is a type of
twisted pair cable
a peer to peer (P2P) network is an example of ___ administration
local
network adapters ___
enable nodes in a network to communicate with each other
the current version of wireless Ethernet is
802.11n
sophisticated networks generally use which of the following hardware devices to ease the flow of data through the network
routers and switches
which of the following is NOT a type of cable used in wired networks
router cable
client/server networks are controlled by a central server that runs a specialized piece of software called
NOS (network operating system)
which of the following is NOT a type of UTP cable you would use in a wired Ethernet home network
Cat 7B
for the nodes on a network to communicate with each other and access the network, each node needs a
network adapters
data are sent through a network on bundles called
packets
the most popular transmission media option for wired Ethernet networks is
unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cable
wireless internet is available using
radio waves
all of the following operating systems support P2P networking, EXCEPT
Unix
using a network without the network owner’s permission is known as
piggy backing
SSID stands for
service set identifier
all of the following are extra precautions you can take to secure a wireless network EXCEPT
enable SSID braodcast
the unique number assigned to a network adapter by the manufacturer is referred to as the
MAC
connectify enables you to connect all your wifi-enabled devices through the same internet connection
true
a network must be three or more computers that are connected through software and hardware so they can communicate with each other
false
a client computer is the computer on which users accomplish specific tasks
true
sharing files is a benefit of a network
true
Ethernet networks are always connected using twisted-pair cable technology
false
p2p networks are more expensive than client/server networks
false
most computers today come with Ethernet adapters already installed
true
the capability of current devices to use earlier standards is known as backward compatibility
true
a p2p network needs network operating system software installed on every node
false
it is possible to limit your signal range on your home wireless network
true