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Networks Access and Architecture Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A client/server system with a single server and multiple clients represent what tier in terms of network architecture?

Question 2 2. What is the key conceptual difference between distributed and parallel computing?

Question 3 3. What are the three general types of computer network architecture?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of network topology?

Question 5 5. 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:

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. A device that you can use to make and receive calls using a wireless connection and also contain some of the functionality of a computer is called a _____.

Question 8 8. In the context of wireless computing devices, the term PDA stands for _____ _____ _____ ?

Question 9 9. The tree network topology is a special type of _____ topology.

Question 10 10. The internet is an example of a _____ _____ Network.

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT an example of a telecommunications system?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a difference between regular mobile phones and satellite phones?

Question 13 13. How many servers does a typical client/server network have?

Question 14 14. A _____ is a computer network that connects computers within a school.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is the most accurate description of clients in a client/server architecture?

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Question 16 16. The three management methods for a computer network are _____.

Question 17 17. Emily is preparing a budget using a new quad core computer workstation. This is an example of _____

Question 18 18. What does the acronym P2P stand for in the context of computer network architecture?

Question 19 19. 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 20 20. Which computer network, built by a business, is used to to interconnect its various company sites in order to share computer resources?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT a typical advantage of using a computer network?

Question 22 22. How many servers does a typical client/server network have?

Question 23 23. What does the acronym P2P stand for in the context of computer network architecture?

Question 24 24. Which of these is an example of a consumer application of distributed computing ?

Question 25 25. Which network topology uses a central hub or controller?

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Question 26 26. The Commissioners Office needs to prepare 162 game baseball schedules for the upcoming season. The work will be done on computers located in each teams headquarters. How will the commissioners office prepare these schedules ?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a benefit of using three-tier network architecture relative to two-tier?

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

Question 29 29. Which network topology would be used to directly connect every computer in an office to every other computer in the office, using a one-to-one cabling method?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a basic component of a telecommunication network?

Networks Access and Architecture Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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