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Quiz 4
ch 10-12
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Computer Networking
05/23/2012

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Term
A ____ is smarter and more efficient than a ____, as it keeps a table of all the devices connected to it.
Definition
switch, hub
Term
____ cards include one or more variations of PC Card, CardBus, and ExpressCard.
Definition
PCMCIA
Term
____ is the most popular cabling method for local networks.
Definition
twisted-pair cable
Term
Wireless networks are either public, unsecured hotspots or private, secured hotspots.
Definition
true
Term
This latest Wi-Fi standard uses ____ technology whereby two or more antennas are used at both ends of transmission.
Definition
multiple input/multiple output
Term
To find out how many pages a printer has printed so that you know if you need to do the maintenance, you need to have the printer give you the ____ count since the last maintenance.
Definition
page
Term
A laser printer can produce better-quality printouts than a dot matrix printer, even when printing at the same dpi, because it can vary the size of the dots it prints, creating a sharp, clear image using a technology called ____.
Definition
REt
Term
Notebooks contain many small ____________________ of various sizes and lengths.
Definition
screws
Term
____________________ use radio waves or infrared light instead of cables or wires to connect computers or other devices.
Definition
wireless networks
Term
A(n) ____________________ printer has a network port and connects directly to the network and not to an individual PC.
Definition
network
Term
A(n) ____ printer uses solid dyes embedded on different transparent films.
Definition
dye-sublimation
Term
Before opening the case of a notebook or touching sensitive components, you should always use a ground strap to protect the system against ____________________.
Definition
ESD
Term
Notebook computer cases tend to be similar to one another, and components in notebook systems tend to be interchangeable among manufacturers.
Definition
false
Term
In Windows XP, ____ mode is similar to Vista sleep mode and corresponds to ACPI S3 mode.
Definition
standby
Term
____ printers work by placing toner on an electrically charged rotating drum and then depositing the toner on paper as the paper moves through the system at the same speed the drum is turning.
Definition
laser
Term
____ is a standard for short-range wireless communication and data synchronization between devices.
Definition
bluetooth
Term
A(n) ____ is a group of four dotted decimal numbers such as 255.255.0.0 that tells TCP/IP if a computer’s IP address is on the same or a different network.
Definition
subnet mask
Term
For tablet PCs, the stylus can be controlled from the ____ box.
Definition
Pen and Input Devices
Term
A ____ is a device that manages traffic between two networks.
Definition
router
Term
When you first purchase a notebook, make sure you have a ____ CD containing the installed OS so you can recover from a failed hard drive.
Definition
recovery
Term
____ printers tend to smudge on inexpensive paper, and they are slower than laser printers.
Definition
inkjet
Term
Printer ____ is updated by replacing the printer’s DIMM that contains the code or by downloading the update from the manufacturer’s Web site.
Definition
firmware
Term
To know the IP address of a network printer, direct the printer to print a ____ page.
Definition
configuration
Term
An older PC and printer should never have a problem with bidirectional communication.
Definition
false
Term
The ____ command tests connectivity by sending an echo request to a remote computer.
Definition
ping
Term
The ____________________ printer is the one Windows prints to unless another is selected.
Definition
default