Networks - Part 1

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GCSE Computing (Paper 1) Quiz on Networks - Part 1, created by Susanna Alsop on 03/21/2018.
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Question 1

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What is a LAN?
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  • A network that covers a small geographical area, located on one site
  • A network that connects WANs that are in different geographical locations
  • A network that connects only through a wireless connection
  • A network that connects only through Ethernet cables

Question 2

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Tick all advantages of using a LAN:
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  • Sharing files is easier
  • You can share hardware such as printers
  • You can install and update software on all computers at once
  • You can communicate cheaply and easily

Question 3

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What is a WAN?
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  • A network that connects different LANs that are in different locations
  • The network that is the Internet
  • A network that covers a small geographical area located on a single site
  • A network that uses star topology

Question 4

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How else is a WAN different from a LAN?
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  • Organisations hire infrastructure from telecommunications companies who own and manage the WAN
  • It is much cheaper and more easy to set up
  • It is often found in schools, universities and businesses

Question 5

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Is the internet an example of a LAN or a WAN?
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  • LAN
  • WAN
  • Neither
  • Both

Question 6

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What is bandwidth?
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  • The amount of data that can be transferred in a given time
  • The are that the network you are using covers
  • The length of the cables connecting the network
  • The number of devices connected to the network

Question 7

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Wired connections are generally faster and more reliable than wireless
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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What is a Network Interface Card?
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  • A n internal piece of hardware that allows a device to connect to a network
  • A card that tells you how to connect your device to a network
  • A built in piece of hardware that connects to one network that your computer will use (but not more than one network)

Question 9

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NICs only exist for wired connections
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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What are switches?
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  • They connect devices to a LAN
  • They switch the networks that the computer is using to make the connection secure
  • They change the bandwidth of the network

Question 11

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What so switches do (in more detail)? They receive [blank_start]data[blank_end], in units called [blank_start]frames[blank_end], from [blank_start]one device[blank_end] and transmit this [blank_start]data[blank_end] to the device on the network with the correct [blank_start]MAC[blank_end] address.
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  • data
  • instructions
  • IP addresses
  • frames
  • packets
  • packages
  • one device
  • registers
  • multiple devoces
  • data
  • instruction
  • IP address
  • MAC
  • IP
  • street

Question 12

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What are routers?
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  • They transmit data between networks by directing packets to their destination
  • They connect devices to the internet
  • They connect devices to LAN networks only

Question 13

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How many different networks are routers always connected to?
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  • none
  • at least 1
  • at least 2
  • only one
  • three or more
  • twelve

Question 14

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What are the two most common Ethernet cables?
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  • Cat 5e
  • Cat 5
  • Cat 3
  • Cat 6
  • Cat 4e
  • Dog 21

Question 15

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How many copper wires do Ethernet cables contain?
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  • four pairs
  • two pairs
  • six pairs
  • one pair

Question 16

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How many copper wires are coaxial cables made from?
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  • One
  • One pair
  • Three

Question 17

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What is the job of the layer of metallic mesh that is found around coaxial cables?
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  • It shields the cable from outside interferance
  • It protects the cable from being broken
  • It ensures that some data can enter but some data cannot

Question 18

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How is data transmitted in Fibre Optic Cables?
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  • As light
  • In packets
  • As sound
  • As mircowaves

Question 19

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What type of waves do wireless use to transmit data?
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  • Radio
  • Mircro
  • Infrared
  • X-rays
  • Gamma

Question 20

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What is a Wireless Access Point (WAP)?
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  • A switch that allows a device to connect wirelessly
  • A location where you can get a wireless connection
  • A location at which you must connect wirelessly
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