1. Computers in a network have to be connected in a logical manner. The layout pattern of interconnections between computers is called:
2. Which of the following is NOT a network topology
3. Network topology is the arrangement of the elements (links, _______, etc.) of a communication network
4. Physical topology is the placement of the various components of a network (e.g., device location and cable installation), while logical topology illustrates ….
5. Networks can either be local area networks or wide area networks. An example of a LAN would be:
6. A ____ network is a network topology in which nodes are directly connected to a common linear (or branched) half-duplex link called a ____
7. A ______ network is a network topology in which each node connects to exactly two other nodes, forming a single continuous pathway for signals through each node - a _____
8. Read the excerpt below and decide what network topology it is referring to
9. What network topology is being described in the following excerpt?
10. What type of network is likely to be expensive (as each node is connected to every other node) but robust
11. In which topology is there likely to be few data collisions as each node has its own cable/connection to the server?
12. What is one of the disadvantages of the star network?
13. Which of the following topologies is likely to be the most expensive due to the cabling?
14. In a star network it is very difficult to add or remove a node as doing so will adversely affect the network
15. The robustness of a mesh network allows for some interesting uses and applications including: