Chapter 9 Multiple Choice

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1. This type of cable is rapidly replacing twisted-pair telephone communication lines
fiber-optic
copper
ethernet
coaxial
2. Interactive software between applications and computers coordinating and directing activities between computers on a network.
PC card modem
network operating system (NOS)
bus network
base station
3. When you create and send an email to a friend, your computer is considering a
sending device
connection device
receiving device
communication channel
4. High-speed lines that support all digital communications, provide very high capacity, and are very expensive.
wireless LAN (WLAN)
distributed processing
twisted pair
T1, T2, T3, T4 lines
5. Copper-wire telephone line.
twisted pair
internal modem
strategy
cellular phone system
6. A transmission medium for both voice and data.
communication device
telephone line
fiber-optic cable
broadband
7. This bandwidth is typically used for standard telephone communication
voiceband
baseband
medium band
broadband
8. Network in which one powerful computer coordinates and supplies services to all other nodes on the network. Server nodes coordinate and supply specialized services, and client nodes request the services.
client/server network system
modem
bus
satellite/air connection service
9. Bluetooth is an example of
RF
infrared
microwave
satellite
10. Transfer rate is typically measured in
RF
KBPS
MBPS
GBPS

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