Networking hardware

In this lesson, we will explore the functionality of key hardware components found in a network such as cables, hubs, servers and routers. We will then use our knowledge of each component to build a series of increasingly complicated network diagrams.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is a computer network?

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Q2.Which term describes a set of rules that computers on a network use to communicate with one another?

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Q3.Which of the below is a valid protocol for email addresses?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is a computer network?

1/3

Q2.Which term describes a set of rules that computers on a network use to communicate with one another?

2/3

Q3.Which of the below is a valid protocol for email addresses?

3/3

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Networking hardware

This is to assess what you have learnt in this lesson.

Q1.A router acts as a gateway.

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Q2.A hub connects a number of computers together in a network.

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Q3.A server is a powerful computer that provides a service to a network.

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Q4.You need a hub to connect a network to the internet.

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Q5.Network cables are often made up of multiple copper wires.

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Q6.There is only one type of server.

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Quiz:

Networking hardware

This is to assess what you have learnt in this lesson.

Q1.A router acts as a gateway.

1/6

Q2.A hub connects a number of computers together in a network.

2/6

Q3.A server is a powerful computer that provides a service to a network.

3/6

Q4.You need a hub to connect a network to the internet.

4/6

Q5.Network cables are often made up of multiple copper wires.

5/6

Q6.There is only one type of server.

6/6

Lesson summary: Networking hardware

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