Introduction to Computer Networks Quiz

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A network is a set of devices connected by communication links to communicate and share ______

resources

The term computer network can be defined as two or more computers that are connected to share ______ such as data, software, files, internet connection, printers, scanners, etc.

resources

A computer network is an interconnection of various computer systems located in different ______

places

A collection of computing devices that are connected in various ways to communicate and share ______

resources

A system of interconnected computers and computerized peripherals such as printers is called computer ______

network

A link can be a cable (coaxial cable, twisted pair), wireless (radio, microwave, satellite), or ______ fiber

optical

To build and connect computer networks, clients and servers, and special network infrastructure devices like switches, routers, firewalls, etc. OVERVIEW COMPUTER NETWORK Networks have four basic elements in common. These are:  Rules or agreements: Rules or agreements (protocols) govern how the messages are sent, directed, received, and ______.

interpreted

Devices on the network exchange messages with each ______. OVERVIEW COMPUTER NETWORK When two or more computers are linked together with a medium, data can be transmitted and resources can be shared.

other

Data transfer rate is the rate at which data is transferred from one place on a network to ______. The computers can be geographically located anywhere.

another

Computer networks are classified based on various factors. They include: Geographical span, Inter-connectivity, Administration, Architecture, etc. Geographical Span Geographically a network can be seen in one of the following categories:  It may be spanned across your table, among Bluetooth-enabled devices, Ranging not more than a few ______.

meters

Test your knowledge about the overview, classification, key components, and roles of computer networks. Learn about network terminologies, applications, and the responsibilities of a network engineer in computer engineering.

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