Unit 1.4 Wired & Wireless Networks: MCQs 2
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What is meant by latency in the performance of a network? (6-9)
    answer choices
    The amount of time data takes to travel from the source to the destination
    The maximum rate that data can be transferred at
    The number of errors that are found in a data packet after transmission
    The route a packet takes when it is being transmitted
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which if these terms refers to the maximum rate at which data can betransferred? (1-4)
    answer choices
    Error detection
    Packet switching
    Bandwidth
    Transmission media
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What is meant by a data packet? (6-9)
    answer choices
    A unit of data that travels along a network
    The number of error found in data when it has been transmitted
    The data a computer needs to connect to a network
    A connection point in a network that allows data to be shared
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What is meant by a virtual network? (3-6)
    answer choices
    A network that is controlled by a central server
    A network that is used only to share software
    Controlling computers and devices remotely using the internet
    A network that is built using only wireless connection points
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these is a benefit of virtual network? (6-9)
    answer choices
    They have a higher level of security than other remote connections
    There is no need for any hardware to connect a computer to a network
    There is no need for any software to connect a computer to a network
    They stop any errors occurring in the transmission of data in a network
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these is a correct definition of DNS? (6-9)
    answer choices
    An internet service that is used to detect errors
    An internet service that stores data in large quantities for different companies
    An internet service that provides a messaging service for users to communicate
    An internet service that translates alphabetic names into IP addresses
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. What is meant by hosting? (3-6)
    answer choices
    A service that allows individuals and organisations to make their website available onthe world wide web
    A service that creates websites for companies
    A service that transmits data in a network
    A service that translates alphabetic names into IP addresses
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What is cloud computing? (1-4)
    answer choices
    Storing large amounts of data on a single computer
    Using the internet to store and access data and programs remotely
    Storing hard copies of data as a backup
    Using the internet to communicate with other users
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What problem can occur through using cloud computing? (3-6)
    answer choices
    There can be privacy and security issues
    More hardware needs to be added to a company network to store data
    Only a small amount of data can be stored
    Only a small amount of software can be stored
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these is a benefit of cloud computing? (3-6)
    answer choices
    It can reduce costs for a company as they do not need to buy additional hardware tostore data
    It is the cheapest option for a company to store their data as they do not need to pay forcloud computing
    Data can be accessed anywhere as an internet connect is not needed to access dataand software stored in cloud computing
    Data will always be more secure in a cloud computing system
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