Networking

Pop Quiz: Basic Network Devices

Do you know the difference between a hub, a switch, and a router? Take this short quiz and test your knowledge of common network devices.

Answers to our TR Dojo pop quiz on basic network devices:

  1. NIC
  2. Modem
  3. Hub
  4. Switch
  5. Bridge
  6. Router
  7. Gateway
  8. Firewall
  9. DHCP Server
  10. DNS Server

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