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VICA - Network Study Guide 3



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

1. 

A(n) _________ topology connects all stations in a linear fashion.
a.
bus
c.
ring
b.
star
d.
matrix
 

2. 

The ________ network configuration is the most popular topology.
a.
bus
c.
ring
b.
star
d.
matrix
 

3. 

In a(n) _______configuration all computers or stations are wired directly to a location.
a.
bus
c.
ring
b.
star
d.
matrix
 

4. 

Coaxial cable supports data-transmission rates of ____ Mbps.
a.
10
c.
50
b.
20
d.
100
 

5. 

Multimode fiber cable can support transmissions up to _________ Mbps.
a.
10
c.
100
b.
20
d.
1000
 

6. 

Opposition to the flow of electrons in a wire is called ______________.
a.
resistance
c.
capacitance
b.
inductance
d.
attenuation
 

7. 

When internal opposition forces are combined and measured, the measure is ____________.
a.
resistance
c.
capacitance
b.
inductance
d.
impedance
 

8. 

Opposition to the changes of electrical current in the wire is called ______.
a.
resistance
c.
capacitance
b.
inductance
d.
impedance
 

9. 

Opposition to voltage changes in the wire ______________.
a.
resistance
c.
capacitance
b.
inductance
d.
impedance
 

10. 

The EIA/TIA- ______ standard defines and describes operational parameters for grades of unshielded twisted-pair cabling.
a.
568
c.
584
b.
586
d.
564
 

11. 

The __________ is a technical professional society that fosters the development of international standards.
a.
ANSI
c.
IEEE
b.
ITU
d.
TIA
 

12. 

The __________ actively recommends telecommunication standards worldwide.
a.
ANSI
c.
IEE
b.
ITU
d.
TIA
 

13. 

The __________ has a facilitator role in standards development.
a.
ANSI
c.
IEE
b.
ITU
d.
TIA
 

14. 

The IEEE ________ standard covers Token Ring.
a.
802.2
c.
802.4
b.
802.3
d.
802.5
 

15. 

The IEEE ________ standard covers Ethernet.
a.
802.2
c.
802.4
b.
802.3
d.
802.5
 

16. 

_____________ describes an Ethernet network connected by twisted-pair cable  support 100 megabits per second transmissions using baseband digital signals.
a.
10BaseT
c.
10Base5
b.
10Base2
d.
100BaseT
 

17. 

_____________ describes an Ethernet network connected by twisted-pair cable  support 10 megabits per second transmissions using baseband digital signals.
a.
10BaseT
c.
10Base5
b.
10Base2
d.
100BaseT
 

18. 

The CSMA/CD access method uses a logical ________ topology.
a.
bus
c.
ring
b.
star
d.
matrix
 

19. 

The physical topology of a thinnet network is a(n) ___________.
a.
bus
c.
ring
b.
star
d.
matrix
 

20. 

_____________ describes a coaxial cable network that has 10 Mbps baseband transmission over a maximum segment length of 500 meters.
a.
10BaseT
c.
10Base5
b.
10Base2
d.
100BaseT
 

21. 

_____________ describes a coaxial cable network that has 10 Mbps baseband transmission over a maximum segment length of 185 meters.
a.
10BaseT
c.
10Base5
b.
10Base2
d.
100BaseT
 

22. 

The FDDI network has __________ ring(s).
a.
one
c.
three
b.
two
d.
four
 

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

23. 

Terminators absorb electronic signals so they are not reflected on the network.
 

24. 

A network's physical topology consists of the physical layout of the networking devices.
 

25. 

On the bus topology, all stations receive the signals transmitted by other stations.
 

26. 

The ring topology can be implemented in a physical star configuration.
 

27. 

Active hubs require their own source of electricity.
 

28. 

A ring topology resembles a bus topology except that it has no termination
 

29. 

The twisting of the wires not only protects the signal inside from internal crosstalk, but also guards against other external forms of signal interference.
 

30. 

Coaxial cable is not as easy to run as UTP because it is not as flexible or thin.
 

31. 

Coaxial cable requires more room in wiring ducts than UTP.
 

32. 

A barrel connector connects two sections of coaxial cable.
 

33. 

Fiber optic cable carries light pulses rather than electrical signals.
 

34. 

Fiber optic cable can transmit over long distances, farther than any other media.
 

35. 

Fiber optic cable is susceptible to electromagnetic interference.
 

36. 

Fiber optic cable is immune from crosstalk.
 

37. 

Fiber optic cable has a small diameter and can be used in narrow wiring ducts.
 

38. 

Fiber optic cable is susceptible to eavesdropping.
 

39. 

STP has shielding around each pair to protect from internal crosstalk.
 

40. 

Fiber optic cable is cheaper than other types of networking media.
 

41. 

To reduce EMI/RFI, keep network media away from sources of EMI, such as generators, and high-voltage electrical wiring.
 

42. 

Ethernet uses the Carrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Detection  access method.
 

43. 

Ethernet NICs can detect collisions on the wire.
 

44. 

In token ring, the token is a small data frame.
 

Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

45. 

The wire on a bus network has two distinct end points, which are capped by ____.
 

 

46. 

The three most common topologies are the bus, star, and _______.
 

 

47. 

Typically, _______ function as repeaters in a star configuration.
 

 

48. 

___________ can extend the maximum usable distance of the bus or star topology.
 

 

49. 

The twisting of wires reduces __________ which can corrupt signals and cause errors.
 

 

50. 

Most building codes require that __________-grade cable be used when running network cable in ceilings or walls.
 

 

51. 

__________ cable consists of a solid inner core or wire-strand conductor that is surrounded by insulation.
 

 

52. 

The most common connectors for RG-58 cabling on thinnet networks are barrel connectors, T-connectors, and _______________.
 

 

53. 

When signals degrade over distance, _____________ results.
 

 

54. 

The Data Link layer is divided into the _____________ sublayer and the Logical Link Control sublayer.
 

 

55. 

The term network _____________ refers to a network's physical and logical topology.
 

 

56. 

After the transmittal of the jam signal, the two stations that experienced the collision use an algorithm to enter a(n) ___________, which causes them not to transmit for a random interval.
 

 

57. 

The area in which the collision originates and affects other stations is referred to as a collision ____________.
 

 

58. 

Once the sending devices detect a collision, they transmit a 32-bit ___________ to all other devices except the collision parties that they are not to transmit for a brief period.
 

 



 
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