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Network Systems Technology Overview Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A hardware device with a built-in network adapter, antenna and radio transmitter for WiFi signals is called a(n) _____.

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a standard for WiFi communications?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements regarding WiFi hotspots is FALSE?

Question 4 4. Which of the following technologies use microwaves?

Question 5 5. How do signals travel between a GPS satellite and an on-the-ground GPS receiver?

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Question 6 6. 3G cellular network technology refers to:

Question 7 7. Which network topology uses a central hub or controller?

Question 8 8. The tree network topology is a special type of _____ topology.

Question 9 9. Consider a number of computers are in a network, and one computer crashes. In which of the following network topologies will the entire network also go down?

Question 10 10. What does the acronym P2P stand for in the context of computer network architecture?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is the most accurate description of clients in a client/server architecture?

Question 12 12. How many servers does a typical client/server network have?

Question 13 13. You need to work with someone who can monitor the performance of a network, address problems before they can have a serious impact, update software without needing to update individual computers and help with maintaining compliance with software licensing. Who would you need to work with?

Question 14 14. What is the benefit of a multi-platform network as compared to a single platform?

Question 15 15. Which of the following statements regarding computer servers is false?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following wireless communication technologies has the shortest range?

Question 17 17. Which of the following wireless communication technologies does not travel through walls and needs line-of-sight to communicate?

Question 18 18. Relative to other technologies such as Bluetooth, WiFi and cellular, Zigbee provides wireless communication that provides _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a collection of many separate networks?

Question 20 20. How is WAN different from WWAN?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following covers the smallest geographic area?

Question 22 22. What type of hardware device is a WiFi card?

Question 23 23. The term modem is short for _____.

Question 24 24. How does the use of a router differ from a bridge in telecommunication?

Question 25 25. In what way is a peer-to-peer network different from client/server networks?

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Question 26 26. The bandwidth of a computer network refers to _____.

Question 27 27. What is NOT true about a computer network?

Question 28 28. How do signals travel between a GPS satellite and an on-the-ground GPS receiver?

Question 29 29.

What is(are) the principal difference(s) between a smartphone and a tablet?

a) screen size

b) ability to make and receive calls over the cellular network

c) use of touchscreen technology

d) processing speed

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a difference between regular mobile phones and satellite phones?

Network Systems Technology Overview Chapter Exam Instructions

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