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Server (computing): Quiz

  

Question 1: More obvious distinctions include marked redundancy in ________, network connections, and even the servers themselves.
Power supplySwitched-mode power supplyTransformerElectricity

Question 2: Modern operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or ________ rightfully seem to be designed with a client-server architecture in mind.
Live USBLinux adoptionLinux distributionDesktop Linux

Question 3: Virtually every action taken by an ordinary ________ user requires one or more interactions with one or more servers.
Internet Relay ChatInternetWorld Wide WebE-mail

Question 4: Another example are the many servers for such hosting online games such as Everquest, World of Warcraft, ________ and EVE-Online.
Half-Life (video game)Half-Life: Opposing ForceHalf-Life 2Counter-Strike

Question 5: Hardware redundancy—installing more than one instance of modules such as power supplies and ________ arranged so that if one fails another is automatically available—is widely used.
USB flash driveUniversal Serial BusHard disk driveFloppy disk

Question 6: When used alone, the term typically refers to a ________ which may be running a server operating system, but is also used to refer to any software or dedicated hardware capable of providing services.
LinuxCentral processing unitPersonal computerComputer

Question 7: It is in this case that the machine's purpose as a ________ classifies it in general as a Server.
Web contentWeb hosting serviceWeb serverDomain Technologie Control

Question 8: Although servers can be built from commodity computer parts, mission-critical servers use specialized hardware with low ________ in order to maximize uptime.
Survival analysisFailure rateDiscrete probability distributionContinuous probability distribution

Question 9: The rise of the ________-based server was facilitated by the development of Unix to run on the x86 microprocessor architecture.
MicroprocessorCentral processing unitReduced instruction set computer64-bit

Question 10: Merely requesting a ________ from a few kilometers away involves satisfying a stack of protocols which involve many examples of hardware and software servers.
Adobe FlashWorld Wide WebWebsiteWeb page
















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