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ebusiness Solution Conclusion - Quiz

Each question is worth one point. Select the best answer or answers for each question.
1. LANs and WANs are similar in that they both enable computers and users to share information. In which of the following ways do these two kinds of networks definitely differ?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. The distance range of the network
  B. The difficulty of their implementation
  C. The amount of time their maintenance requires
  D. The makeup of their architecture

2. Which of the following definitions best describes a VPN?
Please select the best answer.
  A. A network of networks linking computers worldwide
  B. A network that connects a fixed set of individual computers to a remote network by using public wires
  C. A network that only connects computers to peripherals such as printers
  D. A network that is available only to employees working within the same building

3. Which architectural component distinguishes an intranet from an extranet?
Please select the best answer.
  A. A server
  B. Twisted-pair wires
  C. A firewall
  D. A VPN

4. Switches and bridges both interconnect networks of varying sizes and types. What specific characteristics do they have in common?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. They both filter, forward, and convert data packet information.
  B. They both compensate for speed differences between different networks.
  C. They are both hardware-based.
  D. They both operate on the data-link (OSI 2) layer.

5. Which of the following describes router functionality?
Please select all the correct answers.
  A. They use headers and a forwarding table to determine where data packets should go.
  B. They depend on protocols to communicate with each other and configure the best route between two hosts.
  C. They perform address directory mapping and resolution.
  D. They operate in the data-link (OSI 2) layer.

6. What specific technology will serve you best if your company needs to be able to stream video, air Webcasts, and broadcast large amounts of data simultaneously to employees spread throughout the world so that you can hold real-time company meetings?
Please select the best answer.
  A. A LAN
  B. An intranet
  C. IP multicasting
  D. An extranet