What is a Server? - Definition & Explanation


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What is a server?

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1. _____ is NOT a type of server

2. A specially designed server operating system can serve:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Servers are an important component of computer networks. Use this quiz and worksheet to test your knowledge of servers, their function and operating systems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The difference between servers and workstation editions
  • Server operating systems
  • Server services
  • The function of a server

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding server operating systems
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about server services
  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about servers, review the accompanying lesson, What is a Server? - Definition & Explanation. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand the resilient architecture of a server
  • Know the function of a server
  • Review virtualization
  • Know what a hypervisor is
  • Know the components of a computer network