Computers - General Knowledge Questions
When a group of computers is connected together in a small area without the help of telephone lines, it is called :
Local Area Network (LAN)
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Value Added Network (VAN)
Remote Communication Network (RCN)

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Local Area Network (LAN)

A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers in a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, or office building using network media. The defining characteristics of LANs, in contrast to wide area networks (WANs), include their usually higher data-transfer rates, smaller geographic area, and lack of a need for leased telecommunication lines.

Published On : June 15, 2021