Physical & Logical Topology: Definition & Characteristics


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

The _____ topology of a network describes how devices are connected via actual cabling, wireless connectivity, etc.

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. The _____ of a network describes how the connections appear to the end user or how signals are passed across the network.

2. Ethernet is an example of which kind of signal topology?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the characteristics of physical and logical topology? Check your knowledge of these attributes and examples of both types using the quiz and worksheet any time.

Quiz & worksheet Goals

You have the chance to use these materials, gauging your knowledge of:

  • The signal topology ethernet is an example of
  • Something that a wireless network for Internet access in a larger building is connected to
  • Type of topology network where all the devices are connected back to a central hub
  • Logical topology
  • Physical topology

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main topics, such as logical and physical topology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what ethernet is an example of
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a topology network where devices are connected to a central hub and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson Physical & Logical Topology: Definition & Characteristics can help you analyze more topics. These include:

  • The differences between logical and physical topology
  • What topology refers to
  • Common signal topologies
  • Types of physical topologies