Technology in action Chapter 7: End of Chapter Quiz

Which of the following would NOT be a benefit of networking computers?
sharing software licenses
Bethany is in her home, watching a video she took on vacation, while her brother is playing FIFA Soccer on his Xbox, and her dad is checking stock quotes on his iPad. What kind of network does this family have?
P2P network
What two devices are often combined into one device in a small network to connect the home network to the Internet and to share the connection between devices on the network?
modem and router
Which of the following is used to access the Internet when Wi-Fi is not available?
all of the above
Which of the following should you NOT do to secure a wireless network?
Keep the default network name and router password.
What is the type of broadband Internet in which the connection is degraded by adding multiple users?
Cable
Which of the following might cause interference or poor connectivity between nodes on a wireless network?
all of the above
Before creating a home network, you should do which of the following?
NOT ALL OF THE ABOVE or SET UP A HOMEGROUP
The type of network that would be necessary to connect the networks of two college campuses would be:
WAN
Which of the following does NOT accurately describe fiber-optic broadband?
Speed drops as the distance from the main signal source increases.
You can attach more than four wired devices to a network by using a switch.
True
P2P networks require specialized network operating system software.
False
Actual data throughput is usually higher on wireless networks than on wired networks.
False
To facilitate sharing peripherals and files on a Windows network, you need to establish a HomeGroup.
True
Satellite Internet is the fastest broadband option.
False