Web Applications and Security Case Study Based Questions 01 Term II

Information Technology TERM II

Web Applications and Security

Class 10 Session 2021-2022

Case Study Questions 01

Direction Read the case and answer the following questions.

A WAN spans a large physical distance. The Internet is the largest WAN, spanning the Earth. A WAN is a geographically-dispersed collection of LANs. A network device called a router connects LANs to a WAN. In IP networking, the router maintains both a LAN address and a WAN address. They are owned by multiple organisations.

(i) What is the full form of WAN?

(a) World Area Network
(b) Wide Area Nest
(c) Wide Area Network
(d) Wide Access Network

(c) WAN stands for Wide Area Network. It is a type of network. It covers a broad area.

(ii) How much physical distance a WAN spans to?

(a) Large distance
(b) Small distance
(c) Within the same building
(d) Within the office/home

(a) A WAN covers a large physical distance. It consists of one or more LANs.

(iii) ………… is the largest WAN, spanning the Earth.

(a) Technology
(b) Internet
(c) Distance
(d) Router

(b) Internet is the largest WAN, spanning the Earth. Internet is widely used by students, teachers, educational institutes, engineers, scientists and others to research, to gather the information and do many more things. Internet is the largest encyclopaedia for all age groups. It is also becoming a major source of entertainment for general public.

(iv) A ………… connects LANs to a WAN.

(a) Wire
(b) Pen drive
(c) CD
(d) Router

(d) A router connects LANs to WAN. A router is attached to one or more networks to forward packets from one network to another.

(v) How many organisation(s) own WAN?

(a) Single organisation
(b) Multiple organisations
(c) Two organisations
(d) None of these

(b) WAN is owned by multiple organisations. A WAN is used by government organisations and businesses.

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