Networking- Ch 01 Solutions

Networking- Ch 01 Solutions - Guide to Networking...

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Guide to Networking Essentials , 5th ed., 14188-37180 Ch. 1 Solutions-1 WWW . PERSONAL . PSU . EDU / FACULTY / G / W / GWC 2/ IST 220/ CHAP 01. DOC     Chapter 1 Solutions Review Questions 1. What is the name for a network that connects two or more local area networks (LANs) across a large geographic area? b. wide area network (WAN) 2. Which of the following operating systems supports peer-to-peer networking? (Choose all that apply.) a. Windows XP Professional b. Windows 9x d. Windows Server 2003 3. You work for a small company with four users who need network access. The budget is tight, so the network must be as cheap as possible. What type of network should you install? b. peer-to-peer network 4. The __________ is the cable or communications technology that computers must access to communicate across a network. a. medium 5. A ________________ is needed to attach a computer to a network. b. network interface card (NIC) 6. Which of the following characteristics is associated with a peer-to-peer network? (Choose all that apply.) a. easy to install b. inexpensive c. user-managed resources 7. A server computer shares resources for others to use. True or False? True 8. A device interconnects five computers and a printer in a single office so that users can share the printer. This configuration is an example of which of the following? a. LAN 9. The computers in two networks located in offices 1000 miles apart share a set of documents and a common database. This configuration must be which of the following? c. WAN 10. A business occupying two floors of an office building has two groups of 100 computers, with each group tied together by a router. This configuration is an example of which of the following? (Choose the best answer.) d. internetwork 11. At Clairfield Community College, the North and South campuses (two miles apart) have LANs tied together by using the services of the local phone company. This configuration is an example of which of the following? (Choose the best answer.)
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Guide to Networking Essentials , 5th ed., 14188-37180 Ch. 1 Solutions-2 a. MAN 12. A network that permits communication among devices such as cell phones and PDAs but has limited range is which of the following? b. WPAN 13. Computers that can act as servers to other machines but can also request network resources are which of the following? d. peers 14. Server-based networks can include which of the following server types? (Choose all that apply.) a. fax servers b. communication servers c. file and print servers d. application servers 15. What are the two major types of networks? b. server-based
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