Name: Lacey Mowery Date: August 9, 2011 ISSC340 Week 2 Assignment (3% of Grade) APUS/Kageorgis The purpose of this activity is to reinforce what you have learned so far about local area network technologies. 1. Which of the following is a disadvantage of bus topologies? a. Troubleshooting b. Nonstandard topology c. Does not support ethernet networks d. Moderate data speed 2. Which of the following is a disadvantage of wireless (cell) topologies? a. Cannot be integrated with other topologies b. Requires excessive amounts of cable c. Low bandwidth d. No defined standards 3. Which of the following uses coaxial cable terminated at each end? a. Star b. Ring c. Mesh d. Bus 4. For each of the following items, identify the topology it describes: Tree, Ring, Bus, Star, Logical star, Wireless (cell), Hybrid a. Uses carrier sense multiple access (CSMA) as an access method: Bus b. Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) uses this topology:
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star topology, central hub, b. Ring, LAN topology concepts