The Components of a Telecommunications System


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

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

2. The bandwidth of a computer network refers to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

A telecommunications system is a system used by an organization to communicate over some distance, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test yourself on the components and properties of these systems. The questions on the quiz will test you on examples of telecommunications systems, the basic components of these systems, the advantages and disadvantages of using these systems, and management methods used to maintain these systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Examples of telecommunications systems
  • Identifying the basic and non-basic components of these systems
  • A disadvantage of using a computer network
  • Your understanding of the three management methods for computer networks
  • Characteristics of computer networks

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on telecommunications systems from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the basic components of these systems, as well as the relevant management methods
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding telecommunications systems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of telecommunications systems

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson, The Components of a Telecommunications System. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define telecommunication systems
  • Discuss and describe the six relevant components of a telecommunications system
  • Define and describe computer networks
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of computer networks
  • Describe the different types of networks
  • Discuss network properties and understand what they mean