Test Bank For A GUIDE TO DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING LOCAL AND WIDE AREA NETWORKS, 2ND EDITION
1.The “W” in WAN stands for wide.
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2.Often a LAN ends when there is a change in the communications medium.
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3.A single LAN may use only one protocol.
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4.LANs and WANs have roots in early telegraph and telephone systems.
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5.The Soviets launched the first communications satellite, called Echo.
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6.LSI and VLSI chips paved the way for faster and cheaper digital devices, such as computers and computer terminals.
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7.In 1983 the separation of ARPANET and Milnet marked the arrival of the Internet.
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8.Bridges can be used to segment LANs into smaller subnetworks to improve performance by isolating network traffic, isolating network problems, and controlling access to each network.
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9.Gateways are always stand-alone devices.
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