Guide to Networking Essentials, 6th ed., ISBN 1111312524 Chapter 1 Solutions - REVIEW QUESTIONS 1

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Guide to Networking Essentials, 6th ed., ISBN 1111312524

Chapter 1 Solutions - REVIEW QUESTIONS
1.

Which of the following is one of the three basic functions a computer performs? (Choose all that apply.)

a. Processing
2.

c. Input

e. Output

The __________ executes instructions provided by computer programs.

a. CPU
3.

When a CPU is composed of two or more processors, each one is referred to as a(n) ________.

b. Core
4.

Which of the following is considered long-term storage? (Choose all that apply.)

a. Flash drive
5.

d. Hard drive

Which motherboard component controls data transfers between memory, expansion slots, I/O devices, and the
CPU?

c. Chipset
6.

You want to purchase a new
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This configuration is an example of which of the following? (Choose the best answer.)
a. MAN
27. You have installed Windows Server 2008 on a new server and want to centralize user logons and security
policies. What type of software should you install and configure on this server?
d. Directory services
28. Peer-to-peer networks aren’t suitable in which of the following situations?
a. Tight security is required.
29. Which of the following best describes a storage area network?
b. Uses high-speed networking technologies to give servers fast access to large amounts of disk storage
30. Why might Windows 7 or Windows Vista require more RAM or disk space than Windows Server 2008?
d. They support a graphics-intensive user interface.

CHAPTER 2 SOLUTIONS - REVIEW QUESTIONS
1.

Which of the following is a limitation of early networks that used a daisy-chain method of connecting
computers? (Choose all that apply.)

a. Total number of computers that could be connected
2.

c. Cable length

Which of the following is true of a repeater?

c. Receives bit signals and strengthens them
3.

Which of the following is true of a hub? (Choose all that apply.)

b. Transmits regenerated signals to all connected ports
4.

c. Usually has four or more ports

Which of the following is the unit of measurement by which a hub's bandwidth is usually…