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1.  A client computer is assigned a data link layer address by:
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2.  Asynchronous transmission:
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3.  Which is not true about point-to-point circuits?
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4.  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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5.  A local area network is:
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6.  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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7.  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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8.  Which of the following would be a standard used at the Data Link layer of the Internet or OSI model?
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9.  ARQ means that:
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10.  __________ is a line-of-sight type of wireless media.
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11.  Switch-based Ethernet:
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12.  As part of the five-layer network model used in this textbook, the data link layer sits directly between:
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13.  Which wireless standard will become the dominant standard of all the current standards?
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14.  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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15.  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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16.  Synchronous transmission:
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17.  Frequency division multiplexing:
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18.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent attenuation.
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19.  Dynamic addressing:
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20.  Marc Andreessen led a team that developed the first graphical Web browser, which was called:
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21.  Which of the following is not a user agent package?
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22.  Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?
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23.  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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24.  _________________ is defined as the total number of information bits divided by the total number of bits in the transmission.
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25.  The ability to transmit in both directions, but only in one direction at a time is an example of _______________ transmission.
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26.  Which of the following is not an important factor to consider when selecting media to be used in a network?
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27.  Which of the following is the most secure wired media?
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28.  The probability of detecting an error, given that one has occurred, using parity checking is about:
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29.  The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as __________.
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30.  The ____________ layer links the application layer with the network layer and is responsible for end-to-end delivery of messages.
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31.  Which of the following is not true about layer-2 switched Ethernet?
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32.  In a ___________ architecture, computers are both client and server, thus sharing the work.
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33.  Client-server architectures:
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34.  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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35.  With QoS routing different __________ are defined, each with different priorities.
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36.  With contention:
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37.  On digital circuits, we use _________ to reshape the incoming signal and prevent attenuation.
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38.  Which of the following is not a purpose for using hubs in a network?
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39.  In its simplest form, the __________ has two columns: the first column lists every computer and device in the network, while the second column lists the computer or device to which that computer should send messages, if they are destined for the computer in the first column.
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40.  Which of the following is a term used to group together the physical and data link layers?
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41.  ___________ is the translation of application layer addresses into IP addresses.
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42.  Which of the following is not true about de juro standards?
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43.  Which of the following standards is backward compatible with IEEE802.11a, b, and g?
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44.  Which is not a function of the physical layer:
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45.  The two basic types of media are:
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46.  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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47.  A(n) __________ circuit is another name for a multipoint configuration.
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48.  Modern (1990s and beyond) data communication networks are characterized by:
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49.  Which layer of the OSI model is responsible for ensuring that all packets sent are received by the destination station by dealing with end-to-end issues?
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50.  Errors on a network can occur:
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51.  The acronym, MIME, refers to:
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52.  There are optional and required parts of an HTTP request. They are:
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53.  The _________ layer is responsible for routing of messages from the sender to the final destination.
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54.  _______________ is a type of dynamic routing.
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55.  A coding scheme that uses 10 bits to represent each character is capable of representing_________ different characters.
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56.  With _____________, the AP permits the owner to provide a list of valid addresses that can connect.
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57.  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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58.  Which of the following is not a basic LAN component?
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59.  Which of the following is not true about switched Ethernet?
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60.  Another term for a user agent is:
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61.  In the Internet model, the application layer corresponds to the ________, layer(s) s of the OSI model.
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62.  Time (non-statistical) division multiplexing differs from frequency division multiplexing because it:
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63.  Networks that are designed to connect similar computers that share data and software with each other are called:
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64.  The most commonly used e-mail standard is:
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65.  Which of the following is not a WLAN standard?
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66.  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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67.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, SDLC:
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68.  ______________, or the algorithms or business logic programmed into the application, can be simple or complex depending on the application.
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69.  _________ is a specially formatted request used to perform IP address to data link address resolution.
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70.  Which of the following is not true about a server?
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71.  Which of the following is not a key advantage of digital transmission?
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72.  Which of the following is true about roll call polling?
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73.  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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74.  In communication protocols, _________ are used to convey the user¡¯s meaning.
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75.  The primary reason for networking standards is to:
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76.  The function of the file server is to :
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77.  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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78.  TCP uses _____________ so that the destination station can reassemble the packets into the correct order.
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79.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)?
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80.  Which of the following is not an advantage of using Cat5 unshielded twisted pair for cabling LANs?
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81.  Calculating the actual throughput of a data communication network is:
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82.  A response status code of 404 means:
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83.  In a two-tier client-server architecture, a client computer needs to use an application layer software package called a ________________ to send e-mail:
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84.  A ________ is a group of computers linked together so that they act as one computer
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85.  Microwave transmission:
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86.  In a client-server network, _________ gets software from different vendors to work together.
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87.  Which of the following is not determined by a site survey?
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88.  There are required and optional parts of an HTTP response. They are:
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89.  Media access control:
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90.  ___________ is how the network works conceptually.
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91.  ________ is the presentation of information to the user and the acceptance of the user’s commands.
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92.  Having a conversation with someone using a cellular phone is an example of _________ transmission.
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93.  The representation of the character A by the group of 8 bits, 01000001, is an example of:
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94.  The height of a sound wave is called its:
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95.  A switch uses a _____________ that is very similar to a routing table used in a router.
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96.  ______________ refers to the time it takes for a signal to travel from sender to recipient (highly exaggerated with satellite transmission).
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97.  When a computer transmits at the same time because it cannot sense that another computer on the WLAN is currently transmitting is referred to as the:
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98.  The probability of detecting an error, provided that one has occurred, using cyclic redundancy checking is about:
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99.  Equipment used to transform analog voice signals to digital signals and digital signals to analog signals.
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100.  An application layer address using TCP/IPv4 looks like:
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101.  CSMA/CA is an acronym for:
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102.  _____________ can be thought of as dividing the circuit horizontally.
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103.  Which of the following is not a controlled access method of media access control?
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104.  ____________ is not a function of a data link protocol.
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105.  _____________ provide information about resources on the network that are available to the users, such as shared printers, file servers and application software.
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106.  The network layer of the Internet model uses the _____________ protocol to route messages though the network.
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107.  Which of the following is not a function of the data link layer?
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108.  ____________ refers to changing the shape of the signal waves in different ways to represent a 1 or a 0.
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109.  Cross-talk:
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110.  Which of the following is not a protocol used at the application layer.
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111.  A type of message that is used when sending a message from one computer to another computer is called a:
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112.  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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113.  ICANN:
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114.  Which of the following is not an error detection method used in the data link layer?
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115.  Which of the following media can best withstand harsh environmental conditions?
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116.  Breaking a network into smaller parts is called network:
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117.  The internet standards organization that will allow anyone to join is __________________.
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118.  ________ is a hybrid version of Ethernet that uses either 10Base-T or 100Base-T.
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119.  A(n) _____________ is not a common type of dedicated server
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120.  __________ is NOT a function of the transport layer.
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121.  The source port number tells the destination station _____________.
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122.  How can a set of 802.11b access points be configured to operate without interference?
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123.  In the three tier architecture the software on the client computer is responsible for____________.
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124.  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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125.  TCP/IP:
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126.  In which layer of the Internet model would the HTTP standard be used?
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127.  The type of logical topology that Ethernet uses is a:
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128.  Stop-and-wait ARQ uses ___________ type of data flow.
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129.  TRIB, an acronym that relates to throughput, stands for:
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130.  Which of the following is not a property of a WAN:
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131.  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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132.  Which of the following is not a component of a router?
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133.  __________ 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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134.  The _____________ is used by a computer to determine how messages will travel through the network.
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135.  Which of the following is not an important future trend in communication and networking?
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136.  Hubs:
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137.  The acronym, HTML, refers to:
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138.  The ____________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation.
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139.  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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140.  A metropolitan area network is:
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141.  Server name resolution is done using the:
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142.  The type of media usually installed on homes and businesses by the telephone company is called ____________.
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143.  ____________ refers to bits that have been changed, in error, from 1 to 0, or vice versa, in a data transmission.
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144.  Which of the following is true about ISO:
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145.  Many organizations today are installing traditional wired Ethernet for desktop users and install Wi-Fi as ______________.
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146.  _______ is the dominant network protocol today.
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147.  With a _____________, one computer acts as several servers.
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148.  With respect to converting digital data into analog signals, AM stands for:
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149.  With the “thin client” architecture, when an application changes, only the _________ with the application logic needs to be updated.
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150.  ___________ is the process of determining the path that a message will travel from sending computer to receiving computer.
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151.  In general, controlled approaches:
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152.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent impulse noise, cross talk, and intermodulation noise.
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153.  The IEEE designation for the type of wireless standard that uses both the 2.4 and 5 GHz range is __________.
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154.  A(n) ________ refers to a group of computers that are logically grouped together by IP number.
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155.  UDP is not commonly used for:
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156.  In ARQ, a NAK:
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157.  Which of the following is not true about CSMA/CD?
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C.
D.
E.
158.  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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159.  Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol was developed for ________ in 1974.
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160.  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.
161.  The newer form of IP, version 6 (Ipv6):
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162.  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.
163.  A(n) _____________ is used in a computer to connect it to a WLAN.
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C.
D.
E.
164.  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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B.
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D.
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165.  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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C.
D.
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166.  To interact with the World Wide Web, a client computer needs an application layer software package called a:
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B.