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CMT - Chapter 17



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Coaxial cable has a single copper wire down the middle and a braided shield around it.
 

 2. 

10Base5 Ethernet uses twisted-pair cabling rated CAT-3 or higher and an RJ-45 connector.
 

 3. 

A hub is smarter and more efficient than a switch and keeps a table of all the devices connected to it.
 

 4. 

A subnet mask is a group of four dotted decimal numbers that tells TCP/IP if a computer’s IP address is on the same or a different network than another computer.
 

 5. 

You can see the status of the wireless connection by double-clicking the Wireless Network Connection icon in the Network Connections window.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

A ____ consists of personal devices at close range such as a cell phone, PDA, and notebook computer in communication.
a.
MAN
c.
LAN
b.
WAN
d.
PAN
 

 7. 

A ____ covers a small local area such as a home, office, or other building or small group of buildings.
a.
MAN
c.
LAN
b.
WAN
d.
PAN
 

 8. 

A device on a network is called a(n) ____.
a.
gateway
c.
adapter
b.
node
d.
cell
 

 9. 

Every network adapter has a 48-bit (6-byte) number hard-coded on the card by its manufacturer that is used to identify the adapter on the network; this number is called the ____ address.
a.
node
c.
MAC
b.
IP
d.
packet
 

 10. 

Data is transmitted on a network in pieces called ____.
a.
pages
c.
files
b.
nodes
d.
packets
 

 11. 

____ is the most popular network architecture used today.
a.
CDMA
c.
RJ-45
b.
Ethernet
d.
Wi-Fi
 

 12. 

Twisted-pair cable uses a connector called a(n) ____ connector.
a.
RJ-45
c.
SC
b.
ST
d.
BNC
 

 13. 

Thin coaxial cable uses a(n) ____ connector.
a.
RJ-45
c.
SC
b.
ST
d.
BNC
 

 14. 

____ cables transmit signals as pulses of light over glass strands inside protected tubing.
a.
Coaxial
c.
Electromagnetic
b.
Twisted-pair
d.
Fiber-optic
 

 15. 

____ Ethernet uses thick RG8 coaxial cable with an AUI connector.
a.
10BaseT
c.
10Base5
b.
10Base2
d.
100BaseT
 

 16. 

____ Ethernet operates at 100 Mbps and uses STP or UTP cabling rated CAT-5 or higher.
a.
10BaseT
c.
10Base5
b.
10Base2
d.
100BaseT
 

 17. 

A ____ topology connects each node in a line and has no central connection point.
a.
star
c.
hub
b.
bus
d.
boat
 

 18. 

The most popular technology for desktop and notebook computer wireless connections is ____.
a.
IEEE 789.54
c.
IEEE 801.23
b.
IEEE 793.42
d.
IEEE 802.11
 

 19. 

Wireless devices can connect to a LAN by way of a wireless ____.
a.
augmentation point
c.
access point
b.
switching point
d.
regeneration point
 

 20. 

____ uses a series of switches to create a closed circuit between two telephones; the circuit remains closed and in use as long as the callers are connected.
a.
VoIP
c.
WiFi
b.
POTS
d.
Internet telephone
 

 21. 

A ____ is a geographical area that offers connectivity and is created by a fixed transceiver and antenna.
a.
cell
c.
packet
b.
node
d.
gateway
 

 22. 

A new communication protocol used with GSM and TDMA is called ____, which sends voice, text, or video data in packets similar to VoIP.
a.
ISP
c.
DNS
b.
GPRS
d.
TCP
 

 23. 

A(n) ____ address identifies a computer, printer, or other device on a TCP/IP network.
a.
IP
c.
switch
b.
TCP
d.
ISP
 

 24. 

A(n) ____ is a computer or other device that allows a computer on one network to communicate with a computer on another network.
a.
cell
c.
antenna
b.
node
d.
gateway
 

 25. 

____ uses a single public IP address to access the Internet on behalf of all hosts on the network using other IP addresses.
a.
APIPA
c.
DHCP
b.
NAT
d.
DNS
 

 26. 

A(n) ____ is a private or corporate network that uses TCP/IP.
a.
secure net
c.
intranet
b.
gateway
d.
subnet
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 27. 

A PC makes a direct connection to a network by way of a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 28. 

A(n) ____________________ topology connects all nodes to a centralized hub or switch.
 

 

 29. 

A(n) ____________________ is a wireless network that is designed to cover a wide area and is made up of numerous cells, which are sometimes called radio cells.
 

 

 30. 

In a(n) ____________________ network, each computer on the network has the same authority as the other computers.
 

 

 31. 

A(n) ____________________ makes one PC (the client) appear to have a new hard drive that is really hard drive space on another host computer (the server).
 

 

Matching
 
 
Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
a.
MAN
f.
GSM
b.
TCP/IP
g.
WAN
c.
bandwidth
h.
ferrite clamp
d.
Ping
i.
hub
e.
Bluetooth
 

 32. 

A network that covers a large campus or city
 

 33. 

A network that covers a large geographical area and is made up of many smaller networks
 

 34. 

A measure of how much data can travel over a given communication system in a given amount of time
 

 35. 

A pass-through and distribution point for every device connected to it, without regard for what kind of data is passing through and where the data might be going
 

 36. 

A standard for short-range wireless communication and data synchronization between devices
 

 37. 

An open standard that uses digital communication of data, and is accepted and used worldwide
 

 38. 

The protocol suite used on the Internet
 

 39. 

Helps to eliminate electromagnetic interference in a network cable
 

 40. 

Sends a signal to a remote computer; if the remote computer is online and hears the signal, it responds
 



 
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