Computer Networks and Internet Fundamentals

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What is the primary function of a server in a computer network?

To provide services to other computers on the network

What is the term for a group of two or more computers linked together?

Network

What is the role of a client in a computer network?

To access and use the network as well as share network resources

What is the internet?

A global network connecting millions of computers

What is the purpose of a network adapter in a computer network?

To connect computers together physically

What is the main difference between a server and a client?

A server is more powerful than a client

What is the primary role of a client in the client-server model?

To initiate communication sessions with servers

What is the main function of a Network Adopter or Network Interface Card (NIC)?

To send and receive data

What is an example of a resource in a network?

A printer connected to the network

What is the primary purpose of protocols in a network?

To allow entities to communicate across the network

What is the main characteristic of a Local Area Network (LAN)?

It connects devices over a relatively short distance

What is an example of a Wide Area Network (WAN)?

The internet

Test your knowledge of the basics of computer networks and the internet, including how they work and their fundamental principles. Learn about the global network connecting millions of computers and how data is exchanged. This quiz covers the basics of computer networks, including network fundamentals and internet infrastructure.

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