LAN Card: Definition, Function & Types


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Which device contains a network card?

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1. What is the primary function of a LAN card?

2. A PCMCIA LAN card typically goes where?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examining how to plug in to the Internet, this quiz/worksheet duo will assess your knowledge of the functions of a local area network (LAN) card. Topics you'll need to know include devices that contain a network card and the primary function of a LAN card.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Where a PCMCIA LAN card goes
  • Indication of a LAN's orange light
  • Common functionality of laptop cards

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related information systems lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can review information regarding the meaning of a LAN card's blinking orange light and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify devices that contain a network card

Additional Learning

To learn more about how to get wired in today's world, review the corresponding lesson titled LAN Card: Definition, Function & Types. This lesson will help you:

  • Define local area network card
  • Understand the importance of having a LAN card
  • Describe the main functions of a network card
  • Identify the different types of LAN cards and their characteristics
  • Appreciate how network cards work