It 205 Week 4 Knowledge Check

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Week 4 Knowledge Check Concepts Telecommunications Networks Networking Technologies The Internet Wireless Technologies Cellular Technologies Mastery 100% 67% 100% 100% 67% Questions 1 2 3 Score: 13/15 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Concept: Telecommunications Networks Concepts Telecommunication s Networks Mastery 100% Questions 1 2 3 1. What are the principal components of a telecommunications network? A. Computers, clientâserver devices, and smart phones B. Voice or data computers, network interfaces, and transmission medium C. Modems, transmission links, and wireless access points D. TCP/IP software, modems, and transmission links Correct! The correct answer is: B. âA network consists of two or more connected computersâ (Laudon & Laudon, 2011, p. 194). âBasic network components include computers, network interfaces, a connection medium, network operating system software, and either a hub or a switchâ (p. 225). Networking and telecommunications technology, consisting of both physical devices and software, links the various pieces of hardware and transfers data from one physical location to another. 2. What are the key technologies used in todayâs telecommunications networks? A. The increased use of the Internet, circuit switching, and fiber optics B. The increased use of smart phones, wi-fi, and metro Ethernet C. Metro Ethernet, wi-fi, and cloud computing D. Packet switching; voice, data, and video networks; and TCP/IP Correct! The correct answer is: D. âContemporary networks have been shaped by the rise of client/server computing, the use of packet switching and the adoption of Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) as a universal communications standard for linking disparate networks and computers, including the Internet. Protocols provide a common set of rules that enable communication among

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