13.1.4 Check Your Understanding – Home Network Basics Answers

1. True or False? A home router typically only provides wired access to the network. You have to buy a separate device for wireless access.

  • true
  • false

Explanation: The correct answer is false. Typically a home network uses an integrated router equipped with both wired and wireless capabilities.

2. Which of the following is used to connect a wired device to the internal switch of the home router?

  • Ethernet port
  • Internet port
  • Wireless port
  • Power port

Explanation: Ethernet ports connect to the internal switch portion of the router. These ports are usually labeled “Ethernet” or “LAN”.

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