Networks allow businesses, institutions and individual users to instantly communicate and share information.
They allow smaller organisations to work efficiently by sharing resources.
What is an advantage of a wireless network over a wired network?
The wireless network is less vulnerable to hackers
The wireless network transfer speeds are higher because there are no wires to slow it down
You can access the network from anywhere, within range
What is the internet?
A series of web pages
A network of networks spanning the globe
A network connection which is only available from within a company or school
What does WAN stand for?
Wide Access Network
Wireless Area Network
Wide Area Network
What does LAN stand for?
Large Area Network
Local Access Network
Local Area Network
Which statement about comparing wireless and wired networks is true?
A wireless network is less physically dangerous, as there are no trailing wires
A wired network is easier to install and add new computer systems to
The wireless network is more secure than a wired network
Which statement about connecting computers in a network is true?
Networking computer systems does not save companies money
Information cannot be instantly received from thousands of miles away
The computers can share peripherals like printers. This saves money
What does WWW stand for?
World Wide Web
Wide World Web
Web Wide Webpages
What is a stand alone computer system?
A computer system with an 'all in one' tower and monitor built into one device
A computer that is not connected to any other systems
A computer system with thousands of processors, capable of processing gigabytes of data, very quickly
Which of the following is true of a wired network?
Connections are more secure than in a wireless network
There are more connections available in a wired network
The wired network connections have slower data transfer speeds than wireless
What does NIC stand for?
Network Internet Card
Network Interface Card
Network Interpreter Compiler