Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458



Enhanced Discovering Computers 201...

1st Edition
Misty E. Vermaat + 4 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305657458
Chapter 10, Problem 5MC
Textbook Problem

A _____ is a special series of bits that functions like a ticket. (460)

  1. a. packet
  2. b. Bluebug
  3. c. token
  4. d. host

Program Description Answer

Token comprises of a special series of bits that acts like a ticket.

Hence, the correct answer is option “C”.

Explanation of Solution


  • Token contains a series of bits that function like a ticket.
  • Device with token can transmit data over the network.
  • Token ring network is a type of LAN (Local Area Network) in which all the computers in the network are connected via star topology or ring topology.
  • In this network, a scheme known as a token passing scheme which is used to prevent collision between the computers that want to send data at the same time...

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