What Is a Client-Server Network? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages


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A single point of failure (SPF) is _____.

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1. What is a server?

2. What is a network client?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A client-server network is designed for end-users called clients to access resources from a central computer called a server. The quiz/worksheet combo will help you examine your knowledge of key terms related to this subject. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the parts of a client-server network, as well as their benefits and drawbacks.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on these topics:

  • Computer hardware
  • Advantages and disadvantages of a client-server network
  • Clients and servers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as server and single point of failure
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding client-server networks
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about computer hardware

Additional Learning

Make sure to also review the accompanying lesson titled What is a Client-Server Network? - Definition, Advantages & Disadvantages. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the definition of client-server networks
  • Understand how client-server networks function
  • Learn the benefits and drawbacks of a client-server network