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1.  ____________ is one of the most commonly used coding schemes used in data transmission.
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2.  Modern (1990s and beyond) data communication networks are characterized by:
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3.  A switch uses a _____________ that is very similar to a routing table used in a router.
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4.  The three fundamental approaches to routing are:
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5.  The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as __________.
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6.  A(n) __________ circuit is another name for a multipoint configuration.
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7.  Which of the following is not a key advantage of digital transmission?
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8.  Which is not true about point-to-point circuits?
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9.  Which of the following is not an important factor to consider when selecting media to be used in a network?
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10.  The _____________ is used by a computer to determine how messages will travel through the network.
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11.  If the highest frequency of a circuit is 10KHZ and the lowest frequency is 900 Hz, the bandwidth available for this circuit is :
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12.  Marc Andreessen led a team that developed the first graphical Web browser, which was called:
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13.  A(n) _____________ is used in a computer to connect it to a WLAN.
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14.  Stop-and-wait ARQ uses ___________ type of data flow.
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15.  Having a conversation with someone using a cellular phone is an example of _________ transmission.
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16.  How can a set of 802.11b access points be configured to operate without interference?
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17.  A _________ is a group of related resources.
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18.  Which of the following would be a standard used at the Data Link layer of the Internet or OSI model?
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19.  The two basic types of media are:
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20.  The network layer of the Internet model uses the _____________ protocol to route messages though the network.
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21.  ______________, or the algorithms or business logic programmed into the application, can be simple or complex depending on the application.
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22.  A special type of message that is used when sending the same message to a specific group of computers is called a:
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23.  A “thin client” architecture approach:
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24.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)?
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25.  As part of the five-layer network model used in this textbook, the data link layer sits directly between:
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26.  Which of the following is not a user agent package?
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27.  The source port number tells the destination station _____________.
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28.  Server name resolution is done using the:
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29.  Equipment used to transform analog voice signals to digital signals and digital signals to analog signals.
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30.  Which of the following is not true about a server?
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31.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent impulse noise, cross talk, and intermodulation noise.
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32.  The acronym, HTML, refers to:
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33.  Calculating the actual throughput of a data communication network is:
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34.  Which of the following is the most secure wired media?
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35.  Which layer of the OSI model is responsible for ensuring flow control so that the destination station does not receive more packets that it can process at any given time?
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36.  Which of the following standards is backward compatible with IEEE802.11a, b, and g?
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37.  The ____________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation.
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38.  A response status code of 404 means:
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39.  A backbone network is:
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40.  Media access control:
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41.  Which of the following is true about roll call polling?
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42.  ____________ refers to bits that have been changed, in error, from 1 to 0, or vice versa, in a data transmission.
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43.  A(n) __________ is the way in which the functions of the application layer software are spread among the clients and servers in the network
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44.  When TCP/IP translates a network layer address into a data link layer address, it sends a special ____________ to all computers in the subnet.
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45.  Which of the following is not a purpose for using hubs in a network?
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46.  __________ is not true with respect to network hubs.
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47.  Which of the following is not determined by a site survey?
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48.  A majority of routers use the following operating system:
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49.  There are optional and required parts of an HTTP request. They are:
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50.  Which of the following media is least susceptible to noise?
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51.  _________ is not a type of Ethernet specification.
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52.  Which of the following is not true about switched Ethernet?
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53.  The most commonly used e-mail standard is:
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54.  A(n) ___________ is a radio transceiver that plays the same role as a hub or switch in a wired network and connects the WLAN to the wired network.
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55.  Which of the following is not true about layer-2 switched Ethernet?
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56.  The ability to transmit in both directions, but only in one direction at a time is an example of _______________ transmission.
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57.  Each server on a network that needs to act as a web server needs an application layer software package called a (n) ______________.
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58.  A subnet mask of ___________ means that all computers with only the same first two bytes in their IPv4 addresses are on the same subnet.
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59.  Which of the following is not a component of a router?
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60.  Which is not a function of the physical layer:
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61.  To interact with the World Wide Web, a client computer needs an application layer software package called a:
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62.  A(n) _____________ is not a common type of dedicated server
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63.  The familiar background static on radios and telephones is called:
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64.  Which of the following is not true about ITU-T:
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65.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, SDLC:
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66.  Which of the following is not an important future trend in communication and networking?
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67.  The _________ layer is responsible for routing of messages from the sender to the final destination.
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68.  A type of message that is used when sending a message from one computer to another computer is called a:
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69.  Errors on a network can occur:
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70.  Microwave transmission:
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71.  On digital circuits, we use _________ to reshape the incoming signal and prevent attenuation.
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72.  The height of a sound wave is called its:
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73.  Asynchronous transmission:
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74.  The loss of power a signal suffers as it travels from the transmitting computer to a receiving computer is:
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75.  Which of the following is not an error detection method used in the data link layer?
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76.  __________ is a line-of-sight type of wireless media.
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77.  The transport layer must break messages from the application layer into several _____ that can be sent to the data link layer.
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78.  Which of the following is not a controlled access method of media access control?
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79.  TCP/IP:
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80.  In the Internet model, the application layer corresponds to the ________, layer(s) s of the OSI model.
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81.  Another term for a user agent is:
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82.  The acronym, MIME, refers to:
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83.  The negotiation by the transport layer at the sender with the transport layer at the receiver to determine what size packets should be set up is done via establishing a(n) ___________ between the sender and receiver.
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84.  Two fundamentally different types of data are:
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85.  The ____________ layer links the application layer with the network layer and is responsible for end-to-end delivery of messages.
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86.  Hubs:
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87.  TRIB, an acronym that relates to throughput, stands for:
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88.  IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol):
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89.  If each sample uses 16 bits and the number of samples taken each second is 8000; then the transmission speed on the circuit is?
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90.  The primary reason for networking standards is to:
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91.  Which of the following is not given to a client computer when it is first installed on a TCP/IP network so that it has the appropriate routing/addressing information?
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92.  Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol was developed for ________ in 1974.
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93.  Time (non-statistical) division multiplexing differs from frequency division multiplexing because it:
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94.  With the “thin client” architecture, when an application changes, only the _________ with the application logic needs to be updated.
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95.  A metropolitan area network is:
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96.  The three stages of the de juro standardization process are ______________________.
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97.  A(n) ___________ divides one high-speed communication circuit into several lower speed circuits for the primary reason of saving communication line costs.
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98.  Which of the following is not a property of a WAN:
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99.  _________ is a specially formatted request used to perform IP address to data link address resolution.
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100.  Breaking a network into smaller parts is called network:
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101.  Media access control refers to:
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102.  Each of the circuits connected to a switch is a separate _______________ circuit connecting the switch to a device on the network.
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103.  In 1983, the Internet was split into two parts, one dedicated solely to the military and one dedicated to university research centers. The two parts were called:
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E.
104.  Networks that are designed to connect similar computers that share data and software with each other are called:
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105.  Assume that more than one application program is using the same communications line on a particular computer. To be able to decide to which application program a message should be delivered on this computer, TCP/IP relies on the:
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106.  ___________ is how the network works conceptually.
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107.  The acronym, Modem, stands for _________________.
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108.  ___________ is the process of determining the path that a message will travel from sending computer to receiving computer.
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109.  Synchronous transmission:
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110.  To get a page from the Web, a user must type in a URL, which stands for:
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111.  The older version of IP has a ________ header of control information.
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112.  In a client-server network, _________ gets software from different vendors to work together.
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113.  _____________ refers to practice of writing symbols in chalk on sidewalks and walls to indicate the presence of an unsecured WLAN.
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114.  An application layer address using TCP/IPv4 looks like:
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115.  A local area network is:
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E.
116.  Which of the following is true about ISO:
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117.  Which of the following is not true about CSMA/CD?
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118.  Dynamic addressing:
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119.  _______ is the dominant network protocol today.
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120.  ____________ is not a function of a data link protocol.
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121.  Which of the following is a function of the transport layer?
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D.
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122.  The protocol that makes it possible for a Macintosh web browser to be able to retrieve a Web page from a Microsoft Web server is called _____________________.
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E.
123.  Which of the following is a term used to group together the physical and data link layers?
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124.  Many organizations today are installing traditional wired Ethernet for desktop users and install Wi-Fi as ______________.
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125.  When TCP/IP translates an application layer address into an IP address, it sends a special __________ to the nearest DNS server.
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C.
D.
E.
126.  A special type of message that is used when sending the same message to all computers on a specific LAN or subnet is called a:
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E.
127.  A __________ indicates what resources on each server are available on the network for use by other computers and what people are allowed what access to the network.
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B.
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D.
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128.  With QoS routing different __________ are defined, each with different priorities.
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D.
E.
129.  The probability of detecting an error, given that one has occurred, using parity checking is about:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
130.  There are required and optional parts of an HTTP response. They are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
131.  Which of the following is not true about de juro standards?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  Which of the following is not true about Telnet?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
133.  With ________ routing, computers or routers count the number of hops along a route and periodically exchange information on the hop count with their neighbors.
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D.
E.
134.  __________ antennas project a signal in only one direction and are most often used on the inside of an exterior wall pointing to the inside of the building for security reasons.
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135.  The software that runs on the mail server is referred to as the ____________
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136.  Switch-based Ethernet:
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137.  A(n) ________ refers to a group of computers that are logically grouped together by IP number.
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D.
E.
138.  Which of the following media can best withstand harsh environmental conditions?
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139.  Which of the following is a characteristic of sound waves that can be modulated to convert digital data into analog signals?
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140.  ________ is the presentation of information to the user and the acceptance of the user’s commands.
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141.  The type of media usually installed on homes and businesses by the telephone company is called ____________.
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142.  The idea for a special hypertext network, called the World Wide Web, was conceived of by:
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143.  A typical TCP packet has a _______ header of control information.
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D.
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144.  The type of logical topology that Ethernet uses is a:
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B.
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E.
145.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, PPP?
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C.
D.
E.
146.  ________ is a hybrid version of Ethernet that uses either 10Base-T or 100Base-T.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  In ARQ, a NAK:
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D.
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148.  A client computer is assigned a data link layer address by:
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D.
E.
149.  The maximum data rate of an 802.11g WLAN is
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C.
D.
E.
150.  The IEEE designation for the type of wireless standard that uses both the 2.4 and 5 GHz range is __________.
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E.
151.  Which of the following is not a function of the data link layer?
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C.
D.
E.
152.  A(n) _____________ is a set of rules that determine what a layer would do and provides a clearly defined set of messages that software at the layer needs to understand.
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C.
D.
E.
153.  With _____________, the AP permits the owner to provide a list of valid addresses that can connect.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
154.  The probability of detecting an error, provided that one has occurred, using cyclic redundancy checking is about:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  In the three tier architecture the software on the client computer is responsible for____________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  A coding scheme that uses 10 bits to represent each character is capable of representing_________ different characters.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  With odd parity (assume that the parity bit (in bold) has been placed at the end of each of the following) and a 7-bit ASCII code, which of the following is incorrect?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
158.  __________ is NOT a function of the transport layer.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  With a _____________, one computer acts as several servers.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  ___________ is the translation of application layer addresses into IP addresses.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  802.11g is backward compatible with which type of LAN?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  Which of the following is not a basic LAN component?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  ARQ means that:
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B.
C.
D.
E.