What is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? - Definition & Explanation


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What is one encryption method FTP uses?

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1. What port does a sever listen to for FTP requests?

2. From what port does FTP server send data and information?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how FTP works and its uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Computer hardware
  • Uses of FTP
  • How FTP works
  • Vocabulary terms

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as STFP
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding S-FTP
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about FTP ports

Additional Learning

To learn more about computer science, review the accompanying lesson on What is File Transfer Protocol (FTP)? - Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the definition of FTP
  • Understand how FTP works
  • Know different types of FTP