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Physical & Logical Topology: Definition & Characteristics

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

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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?

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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
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