CH 1 Review of LAN Fundamentals Exam

  1. Which of the following commonly is used to classify networks?

    1.The speed at which they transmit data.

    2.The length of time it takes to access the network.

    3.The distance between the computer and the server.

    4.The size of the particular Internet Service Provider.

    5.The distance between communicating computers. 
    The distance between communicating computers
  2. A MAN is best described by which of the following?

    1.It is confined to a single building or single floor of a building.

    2.It spans multiple cities and uses private facilities for interconnection.

    3.It is confined to only a few buildings and maintained by long distance carriers.

    4. It spans multiple cities and possibly multiple countries.

    5.It spans a single city and uses local telephone company facilities for connectivity.
    It spans a single city and uses local telephone company facilities for connectivity.
  3. Which of the following best describes the difference between a process and a program?

    1.A program is a subset of a process.

    2.A process must be executed before the program.

    3.A process is a subset of a program.

    4.Processes must be run on larger machines.

    5.Processes and programs cannot be executed simultaneously.
    A process is a subset of a program.
  4. The interactions between processes and protocols forms which of the following?

    1. A physical address.

    2.A protocol stack. 

    3. A symbolic identifier.

    4.A token ring. A peer-to-peer relationship.
    A protocol stack.
  5. Which of the following is the most common network topology?

    1. Bus. Ring.

    2.Partial mesh.

    3.Star ring.

  6. Port addresses and network addresses are two types of:
    1. Physical addresses.

    2.Hardware addresses.

    3. MAC addresses.

    4 Logical addresses.

    5. Automatic addresses.
    Logical addresses
  7. The length of a message and the time of day it was sent are part of which of the following?

    1.The symbolic identifier.

    2.The Ethernet NIC.

    3.The Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)

    4. The protocol header.  

    5.The application.
    The protocol header.
  8. Transmitting messages from a sending computer process to a receiving computer process is the function of which layer of the OSI model?

    1.The network layer.

    2.The transport layer.  

    3.The application layer.

    4.The data link layer.

    5.The presentation layer.
    The transport layer.
  9. Which of the following is true regarding a data link address?

    1.It is only unique within a single network.

    2.It is a logical address.

    3.It is globally unique.

    4. It is unique only within a specific LAN.

    5. It can be easily changed.
    It is globally unique.
  10. X.25 and IP are to be considered which of the following?

    1.Protocols for the Data Link Layer.

    2.Protocols for the Application Layer.

    3.Protocols for the Network Layer. 

    4.Protocols for the Transport Layer.

    5.Protocols for the Physical Layer
    Protocols for the Network Layer
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