Using MIS, 7e (Kroenke) Chapter 6 The Cloud 1) The term "pooled" can be used to describe the cloud as different organizations use the cloud to share hardware through virtualization. Answer: TRUE 2) Cloud-based hosting is the ideal choice for organizations that are required by law to have physical control over their data. Answer: FALSE 3) The term "cloud" is used to refer to the elastic leasing of pooled computer resources over the Internet. Answer: TRUE 4) One of the advantages of cloud-based hosting, as long as it is with reputable organizations, is the best-of- breed security and disaster recovery. Answer: TRUE 5) A computer network is a collection of computers that communicate with one another over transmission lines or wirelessly. Answer: TRUE 6) A computer network between Seattle and Philadelphia is made possible through a LAN. Answer: FALSE 7) A university would use a WAN to connect its campuses in two cities. Answer: TRUE 8) With a WAN, an organization is allowed to place communications lines wherever it wants, because all lines reside on its premises. Answer: FALSE 9) An Internet is a network of networks that connects LANs, WANs, and other internets. Answer: TRUE 10) An intranet is a private internet that is used exclusively within an organization. Answer: TRUE 11) A switch detects the speed that a given device can handle and communicates with it at that speed. Answer: TRUE 12) Bluetooth is a common wired protocol designed to transmit data over long distances. Answer: FALSE 13) IEEE LAN protocols always start with the numbers 802. Answer: TRUE 14) The World Wide Web sponsors committees that create and publish protocols and other standards. Answer: FALSE 1
15) Wired LAN connections use a protocol standard called Ethernet to communicate. Answer: TRUE 16) Wired LAN connections use the IEEE 802.3 protocol, whereas wireless LAN connections use the IEEE 802.11 protocol. Answer: TRUE 17) The abbreviations k, M, and G have the same meaning for computer memory as they have for communication speeds. Answer: FALSE 18) Communication speeds are expressed in bytes, whereas memory sizes are expressed in bits. Answer: FALSE 19) The committee that addresses LAN standards is called the ICANN. Answer: FALSE 20) When a person connects to the Internet, he or she is actually connecting to an Internet Service Provider. Answer: TRUE 21) An ISP provides a customer with a legitimate Internet address. Answer: TRUE 22) As DSL signals interfere with telephone signals, DSL data transmission and telephone conversations cannot occur simultaneously. Answer: FALSE 23) Digital subscriber lines use their own protocols for data transmission. Answer: TRUE 24) Cable modems modulate in such a way that their signals interfere with TV signals.
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