300hwch08 - Chapter 8 Telecommunication Networks and the...

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Chapter 8 Telecommunication, Networks, and the Internet 8-1 Chapter 8 Telecommunications, Networks, and the Internet Multiple-Choice Questions 1. According to ____________________ Law, the more people participating in a network, the greater the value. a. Porter’s b. Metcalfe’s Law c. Turner’s d. Drucker’s 2. Every computer on a network contains a(n): a. NIC. b. modem. c. information appliance. d. HTTP. 3. A network operating system: a. gives equal power to all computers on the network and is used primarily in small networks. b. spans a large geographical distance and may consist of a variety of media technologies. c. is a private, multipath, data-only, third-party-managed network that multiple organizations use on a subscription basis. d. routes and manages communications on the network and coordinates network resources. 4. Which device connects multiple computers in a network? a. Network interface card b. Network hub c. Ethernet card d. None of the above. 5. The most important communication standard today for linking disparate computers and networks is: a. Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). b. International Standards Organization (ISO). c. Open Systems Interconnection (OSI). d. File Transfer Protocol (FTP).
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8-2 Telecommunications and Networks Chapter 8 6. In a telecommunications network architecture, a protocol is: a. a device that handles the switching of voice and data in a local area network. b. a standard set of rules and procedures for control of communications in a network. c. a communications service for microcomputer users. d. the main computer in a telecommunications network. 7. This is the simplest and slowest type of telecommunications media: a. twisted-pair. b. coaxial cable. c. fiber optics. d.
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