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Computer Networking

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is not a commonly used cable type for creating LAN networks?
    Coaxial
    Ethernet
    Fiber optic
    USB
    30s
  • Q2
    What type of networking involves each computer acting as both a client and a server, sharing resources and files directly with each other?
    Client-server networking
    Peer-to-peer networking
    Cloud networking
    Mainframe networking
    30s
  • Q3
    When creating a LAN cable, which color-coding scheme is commonly used to ensure consistency in wiring?
    T568A
    AT&T 258A
    IEEE 802.3
    TIA/EIA 568B
    30s
  • Q4
    Which network topology connects all devices to a central hub or switch, allowing for easy management and troubleshooting?
    Bus
    Star
    Ring
    Mesh
    30s
  • Q5
    What is the purpose of a router in a computer network?
    To forward data packets between different networks
    To connect devices within the same network
    To provide power to connected devices
    To store and retrieve data on the cloud
    30s
  • Q6
    What is a common method for securing a wireless network to prevent unauthorized access?
    Proxy server
    Firewall
    Encryption
    Antivirus
    30s
  • Q7
    What type of cable is commonly used to connect computers or devices directly within a small network?
    Fiber optic cable
    Ethernet crossover cable
    Coaxial cable
    HDMI cable
    30s
  • Q8
    What is the primary function of a network switch in a LAN setup?
    To encrypt data for secure transmission
    To store files and data for network users
    To provide internet access to connected devices
    To forward data packets to the correct destination device
    30s
  • Q9
    What is the maximum speed of data transfer typically supported by a standard Ethernet cable for wired LAN connections?
    1 gigabit per second (Gbps)
    1 terabit per second (Tbps)
    10 gigabits per second (10 Gbps)
    100 megabits per second (Mbps)
    30s
  • Q10
    Which networking device is used to extend the range of a wireless LAN by amplifying and rebroadcasting the Wi-Fi signal?
    Wireless repeater
    Modem
    Firewall
    Network switch
    30s
  • Q11
    What is the purpose of a LAN cable in computer networking?
    To increase computer speed
    To charge a device's battery
    To connect devices over the internet
    To connect devices within a local area network
    30s
  • Q12
    What is a key characteristic of a LAN (Local Area Network)?
    Operates over a wide geographical area
    Uses satellite communication for connection
    Not limited by physical boundaries
    Restricted to a small geographic area
    30s
  • Q13
    Which device is commonly used to connect multiple computers in a LAN and facilitate communication between them?
    Modem
    Hub
    Router
    Network switch
    30s
  • Q14
    What is the initial step involved in creating a LAN cable?
    Stripping the cable's outer insulation
    Testing the cable for connectivity
    Attaching connectors to the cable
    Setting up network protocols
    30s
  • Q15
    Which network topology involves all devices connected to a central hub or switch?
    Mesh topology
    Bus topology
    Star topology
    Ring topology
    30s

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