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ISSC340Week2Assignment - b Fiber Distributed Data...

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Name: Date: ISSC340 Week 2 Assignment (3% of Grade) APUS/Kageorgis Pre-Assessment 2 & Activity 2-1: Reviewing LAN topology concepts 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? 3. Which of the following uses coaxial cable terminated at each end? 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:
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Unformatted text preview: b. Fiber Distributed Data Interface (FDDI) uses this topology: c. Often used for broadband transmission (including video transmission): d. A central processor or central hub serves as a concentrator: e. Uses an access point when part of a hybrid topology: f. Ethernet and AppleTalk are based in this topology: g. Nodes connect to a central hub or switch: h. Combines two or more standard topologies: i. Uses a hub or media access unit (MAU) in a central location: j. Collision detection (CD) and collision avoidance (CA) are used in this topology: k. Supports bandwidths of 100 Mbps or more over twisted pair cable: l. Uses token passing as an access method: 5. Describe the basic features of star topologies. (about 120 words)...
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