A network is a number of computers linked together to allow the sharing of resources. A server usually provides services like file storage and email.
What does a computer network allow computers to share?
What does LAN stand for?
Logical Analogue Network
Laser Assisted Network
Local Area Network
To log onto a network, what do you usually need?
A user ID and password
A fast connection
Which of the following statements about a network is FALSE?
Resources such as printers can be shared
Viruses can spread to other computers throughout a computer network
Files cannot be shared between users
Which of these statements is TRUE about a LAN?
A LAN connects computers in a small area such as an office
A modem is needed to connect a computer to a LAN
A LAN consists of only one computer
What is a server in a computer network?
Someone who manages the network
The name for a large number of computer cables
A powerful computer that provides a service, such as centralised file storage
Which of the following networks is LEAST likely to be a WAN?
A school network
A network of bank cash dispensers
Which type of network needs 'terminators' to function correctly?
Which type of network needs a 'hub' or 'switch'?
What is a data collision?
When two devices on a network transmit data at the same time
When one device on a network transmits data
When two devices on a network transmit at separate times