Computer Networks and Distributed Processing: PAN, LAN, WAN, MAN - Quiz & Worksheet


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How is WAN different from WWAN?

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1. Which of the following covers the smallest geographic area?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz deals with the definitions and attributes of PAN, LAN, WAN and MAN networks. Questions will also test your knowledge about where these networks are located.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how well you can answer questions about:

  • What LAN and WAN stand for
  • The geographic area covered by some networks
  • The term for a collection of separate networks

Skills Practiced

Skills improved by this quiz include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on computer networks and distributed processing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding computer networks within a single site
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the computer network that covers the smallest area

Additional Learning

Would you like to continue learning more about the features of PAN, LAN, WAN and MAN networks? The lesson entitled Computer Networks and Distributed Processing: PAN, LAN, WAN, MAN will give you more information about these subjects. You'll learn about:

  • Ways you use different types of computer networks
  • Functions associated with a PAN
  • Explanations for WLANs, WMANs and WWANs