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CIS Study Guide 2

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Date Created: 03/03/16
CIS study guide 2 1. The main circuits on the system board that carry data are called the data bus. 2. The part of the data bus that runs between the microprocessor and RAM is called the local bus. 3. Which of the following is an example of an expansion port? Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 and HOMI 4. A device driver is software that helps a peripheral device establish communication with its host device. 5. The advantages of LCD screens include display clarity, low radiation emission, portability and compactness. 6. Which type of network connects smart devices or consumer electronics within a range of about 30 feet (10 meters) and without the use of wires or cables? LAN 7. Which type of network covers large geographical area and usually consists of several smaller networks, which might use different computer platforms and network technologies? WAN 8. Which type of cables are used for high-capacity trunk lines that provide main routes for telephone, able, and internet communications? Fiber optic 9. Which of the following is an advantage of wired connection? Secure, dependable and faster speeds. 10.The bandwidth of a channel that carries digital data is usually measured in bits. 11.Which type of network topology connects a peripheral device to a host? Point to point 12.Which type of network topology allows for redundant paths between devices that can be used to bypass failed devices? Mesh 13.Which type of network topology connects multiple devices to a central device? Star 14.On a network, any device that stores or generates data is considered to be a DCE. 15.Which of the following is an example of a DCE? Repeaters, switches and hubs 16.Which DCE would you use if you wanted to extend a wired network by adding more ports? Hub 17.Which type of communication protocol converts data into standard formats that can be used by applications? Arrival protocol 18.Which network tier forms the internet backbone? Tier 1 19.Networks that form the internet are maintained by who? ISP’S 20.Packet switching technology divides a message into several packets that can be routed independently to their destinations. 21.On a network, which protocol is responsible for dividing files into chunks, adding headers containing information for reassembling packets in their original order, and error checking? Tcp 22.Internet addresses are controlled by which one of the following protocols? IP 23.Suppose you wanted to run a web server or FTP server from your home. What type of IP address would you want? Static IP address 24.What organization is the top-level authority for supervising domain name requests? ICANN 25.What type of internet connection do you have when you upload speed differs from download speed? Symmetric 26.DSL is an example of what type of internet access? Fixed internet 27.Which type of broadband internet access involves using cellular data networks? DSL 28.What type of mobile broadband service has maximum download rates of 300 Mbps and uploads rates of 75 MBPS? 4G 29.LAN’s are designed to provide connectivity for devices within a limited area, typically within the premises of a home, office building or school. 30.Ethernet LANs are usually arranged in a star topology with computers wired to central switching circuitry that is incorporated in modern routers. 31.Which type of protocol provides a way to transfer files from one computer to another over any TCP/IP network, such as a LAN or the internet? FTP 32.Which file sharing protocol distributes the role of a file server across a collection of dispersed computers? Bit torrent 33.The world web is a collection of HTML documents, images, videos and sound files that can be linked to each other and accessed over the internet using a protocol called HTTP. 34.What is the term that is used to describe a computer system that could store literary documents, link them according to logical relationships and allow readers to comment and annotate what they read? Hyper text 35.Which early browser was the first to run on multiple computer platforms including windows? Mosaic 36.A web server is an internet based computer that store web sites content and accepts requests from browsers. 37.Every web page has a unique address called a URL. 38.A link contains the URL that links to another web page. 39.What is the term used for when a link leads to a web page that no longer exists? Link rot 40.When were the original HTML specifications developed by Tim Berners-Lee? 1990 41. Which of the following is a mark up language? XML, XHTML, and SGML. 42.Which of the following file extensions indicates the file is an HTML document? .html and .htm 43.Which of the following is used to create or edit HTML documents? HTML conversion utilities, word processing software and online HTML editors. 44.Which HTML tag designates links to other pages? <a href> 45.What does the HTML tag <p> designate in an HTML document? Paragraph 46.If you wanted to set the text in a section of your HTML document to italics, what tag would you use? <i> tag 47.If you wanted to turn bold off for the remainder of the text in an HTML document, what tag would you use? </b> 48.Which of the following is a common use of server side scripting? Online shopping 49.A web hosting service is a company that provides space on a server to house web pages.


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