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