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Networks Access and Architecture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If information is being transmitted through Bluetooth, infrared, satellites or Wi-Fi, which type of network is being used?

Question 2 2. Which of these are characteristics of smartphones?

Question 3 3. Tablets, smartphones, satellite phones, and GPS all use what type of communication network?

Question 4 4. Suzie is looking for a network architecture that provides the flexibility of not relying on a single server, allows different security policies for different levels, and allocates tasks to multiple servers. What type of architecture should she use?

Question 5 5. Brown's Business has a computer network where there is no real hierarchy among the computers, and all tasks are allocated among all the members of the network. What kind of network does Brown's Business have?

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Question 6 6. What is a characteristic of the Peer-to-Peer network architecture?

Question 7 7. What is a characteristic of a parallel computing system?

Question 8 8. What is a distributed computing system?

Question 9 9. Brown's Business often performs complex scientific calculations where multiple computers work on the calculations at the same time. What type of computer system are they likely using?

Question 10 10. Which of these is an example of a PAN?

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Question 11 11. Which of these is an example of a MAN?

Question 12 12. Which of these is an example of a WAN?

Question 13 13. Suzie is looking for a way for her employees to efficiently share files, printers, and computer storage without a huge cost to her. What could she do?

Question 14 14. Which of the following networks include the components of terminals, control software, telecommunication channels and processors?

Question 15 15. Describe a bus network topology.

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Question 16 16. Suzie is looking for a network architecture where there is a relatively small requirement for cables, it is easy to connect a computer or peripheral device, and it is low in cost. Which architecture should she use?

Question 17 17. Describe the star network topology.

Question 18 18. Suzie has recently been hired by Brown's Business. She conducted a survey of Brown's employees asking them what type and number of computers and peripherals they use, the types of applications they run, and how fast a response time they need for the network. Why does Suzie need this information?

Question 19 19. Which of these is an example of a LAN?

Question 20 20. What is a major advantage of the Star and Mesh network topologies?

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Question 21 21. What is NOT true about a computer network?

Question 22 22. How do signals travel between a GPS satellite and an on-the-ground GPS receiver?

Question 23 23. Individual computer users making their computer processing power available over the Internet for a computation project when they are not using their computer is called:

Question 24 24. _____ uses encrypted data before it is sent over a public network

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a benefit of using three-tier network architecture relative to two-tier?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of network topology?

Question 27 27. Big Business, Inc. needs a computer system to handle a large amount of data. Price is not an issue but they need all of the data secured at one location. What type of system do they need?

Question 28 28. The bandwidth of a computer network refers to _____.

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. What is the key conceptual difference between distributed and parallel computing?

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