Data Communications and Networking Basics

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What is the term for communication at a distance?

Telecommunication

What does the term 'data' refer to in data communications?

Information presented in an agreed form

Which topology connects four stations in a star pattern?

Star topology

What is the set of devices connected by communication links referred to as?

Network

Which type of connections include point-to-point and multipoint?

Types of connections

In data communications, which term refers to the exchange of data between two devices via some form of transmission medium?

Data flow

What is the term for a network set of devices connected by communication links, where a node can be a computer, printer, or any other device capable of sending and/or receiving data generated by other nodes on the network?

Fully connected mesh topology

Which type of topology connects six stations in a circular pattern?

Star topology

What type of communication system has brought a wealth of information to our fingertips and organized it for our use?

The Internet

What type of data communications connection includes communication between two devices in both directions at the same time?

Full-duplex connection

Which type of data flow allows communication between two devices in both directions at the same time?

Full-duplex

What category of topology connects five devices in a fully connected pattern?

Mesh topology

Which type of connection involves communication between multiple devices and a central hub?

Multipoint

What is the term for a network topology that connects three stations in a linear pattern?

Bus topology

In data communications, what refers to the set of devices connected by communication links, where a node can be a computer, printer, or any other device capable of sending and/or receiving data generated by other nodes on the network?

Network

Test your knowledge about the basics of data communications and networking with this quiz based on 'Data Communications and Networking' by Behrouz A. Forouzan. Explore concepts such as telecommunication, data exchange, transmission mediums, data flow, and more.

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