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1.  Which of the following is not true about de facto standards?
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2.  A logical bus topology:
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3.  TCP uses _____________ so that the destination station can reassemble the packets into the correct order.
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B.
C.
D.
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4.  Time (non-statistical) division multiplexing differs from frequency division multiplexing because it:
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C.
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E.
5.  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.
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6.  The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as __________.
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B.
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D.
E.
7.  A metropolitan area network is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
8.  Equipment used to transform analog voice signals to digital signals and digital signals to analog signals.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
9.  TRIB, an acronym that relates to throughput, stands for:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
10.  Server name resolution is done using the:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
11.  Which of the following is not an advantage of using Cat5 unshielded twisted pair for cabling LANs?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
12.  Which of the following is a term used to group together the physical and data link layers?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
13.  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.
14.  There are optional and required parts of an HTTP request. They are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
15.  Which is not true about point-to-point circuits?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
16.  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.
17.  CSMA/CA is an acronym for:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
18.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
19.  Which of the following is not a protocol used at the application layer.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  A response status code of 404 means:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  Which of the following is not an error detection method used in the data link layer?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
22.  Which of the following is not true about ITU-T:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
23.  Client-server architectures:
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B.
C.
D.
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24.  In ARQ, a NAK:
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B.
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D.
E.
25.  __________ is not true with respect to network hubs.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
26.  ___________ is the process of determining the path that a message will travel from sending computer to receiving computer.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  One drawback to dynamic routing is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  Calculating the actual throughput of a data communication network is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  ARQ means that:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
30.  The ____________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  The loss of power a signal suffers as it travels from the transmitting computer to a receiving computer is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
32.  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.
33.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
34.  Which of the following media is least susceptible to noise?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  A typical TCP packet has a _______ header of control information.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
36.  A(n) ________ refers to a group of computers that are logically grouped together by IP number.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
37.  ICANN:
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C.
D.
E.
38.  Dynamic addressing:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  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.
40.  The internet standards organization that will allow anyone to join is __________________.
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C.
D.
E.
41.  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.
42.  The network layer of the Internet model uses the _____________ protocol to route messages though the network.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  Stop-and-wait ARQ uses ___________ type of data flow.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
44.  A _________ is a group of related resources.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
45.  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.
46.  The _________ layer is responsible for routing of messages from the sender to the final destination.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
47.  The height of a sound wave is called its:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
48.  Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol was developed for ________ in 1974.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
49.  In general, controlled approaches:
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50.  _____________ 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.
51.  Which of the following is not true about CSMA/CD?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
52.  Which of the following is not true about Telnet?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
53.  Media access control:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
54.  _____________ is not a form of modulation used to transform digital data into analog signals.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
55.  Two fundamentally different types of data are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
56.  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.
57.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
58.  _______________ is a type of dynamic routing.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
59.  Microwave transmission:
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C.
D.
E.
60.  ______________, or the algorithms or business logic programmed into the application, can be simple or complex depending on the application.
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B.
C.
D.
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61.  The most commonly used e-mail standard is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
62.  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.
63.  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.
64.  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.
65.  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.
66.  Another term for a user agent is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
67.  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.
68.  Which of the following is not true about de juro standards?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
69.  The older version of IP has a ________ header of control information.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
70.  In the three tier architecture the software on the client computer is responsible for____________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
71.  Hubs:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
72.  The probability of detecting an error, given that one has occurred, using parity checking is about:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
73.  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.
74.  Another term for the weakening of a signal over distance is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
75.  With a _____________, one computer acts as several servers.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
76.  Which of the following is not a user agent package?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
77.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, SDLC:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
78.  The type of logical topology that Ethernet uses is a:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
79.  A backbone network is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
80.  With _____________, the AP permits the owner to provide a list of valid addresses that can connect.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
81.  Switch-based Ethernet:
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B.
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D.
E.
82.  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.
83.  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.
84.  Having a conversation with someone using a cellular phone is an example of _________ transmission.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
85.  A(n) _____________ is used in a computer to connect it to a WLAN.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
86.  Frequency division multiplexing:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
87.  The acronym, Modem, stands for _________________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
88.  ____________ refers to bits that have been changed, in error, from 1 to 0, or vice versa, in a data transmission.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
89.  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.
90.  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.
91.  ____________ is not a function of a data link protocol.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
92.  Many organizations today are installing traditional wired Ethernet for desktop users and install Wi-Fi as ______________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
93.  ____________ is one of the most commonly used coding schemes used in data transmission.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
94.  The acronym, MIME, refers to:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
95.  Which wireless standard will become the dominant standard of all the current standards?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
96.  Which of the following is not true about switched Ethernet?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
97.  _____________ 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.
C.
D.
E.
98.  In communication protocols, _________ are used to convey the user¡¯s meaning.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
99.  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.
100.  _________________ 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.
101.  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.
102.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
103.  To get a page from the Web, a user must type in a URL, which stands for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
104.  __________ is a line-of-sight type of wireless media.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
105.  IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol):
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B.
C.
D.
E.
106.  The software that runs on the mail server is referred to as the ____________
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B.
C.
D.
E.
107.  Which of the following is not an important future trend in communication and networking?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
108.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
109.  UDP is not commonly used for:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
110.  The primary reason for networking standards is to:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
111.  A “thin client” architecture approach:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
112.  __________ 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.
113.  _____________ can be thought of as dividing the circuit horizontally.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
114.  _________ is a specially formatted request used to perform IP address to data link address resolution.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
115.  Marc Andreessen led a team that developed the first graphical Web browser, which was called:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
116.  ________ is the presentation of information to the user and the acceptance of the user’s commands.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
117.  A(n) _____________ is not a common type of dedicated server
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B.
C.
D.
E.
118.  A(n) __________ circuit is another name for a multipoint configuration.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
119.  Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
120.  How can a set of 802.11b access points be configured to operate without interference?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
121.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
122.  The idea for a special hypertext network, called the World Wide Web, was conceived of by:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
123.  Asynchronous transmission:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
124.  A ________ is a group of computers linked together so that they act as one computer
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B.
C.
D.
E.
125.  Synchronous transmission:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
126.  _________ is not a type of Ethernet specification.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
127.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, PPP?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
128.  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.
129.  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.
130.  Which of the following is not true about layer-2 switched Ethernet?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
131.  ________ is a hybrid version of Ethernet that uses either 10Base-T or 100Base-T.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  Which of the following is not a key advantage of digital transmission?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
133.  As part of the five-layer network model used in this textbook, the data link layer sits directly between:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
134.  With QoS routing different __________ are defined, each with different priorities.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
135.  802.11g is backward compatible with which type of LAN?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
136.  In which layer of the Internet model would the HTTP standard be used?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
137.  ____________ 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.
138.  The type of media usually installed on homes and businesses by the telephone company is called ____________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
139.  _______ is the dominant network protocol today.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
140.  On digital circuits, we use _________ to reshape the incoming signal and prevent attenuation.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
141.  Modern (1990s and beyond) data communication networks are characterized by:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
142.  Which is not a function of the physical layer:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
143.  In a client-server network, _________ gets software from different vendors to work together.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
144.  Which of the following media can best withstand harsh environmental conditions?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
145.  The representation of the character A by the group of 8 bits, 01000001, is an example of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
146.  The newer form of IP, version 6 (Ipv6):
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B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  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.
148.  The two basic types of media are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
149.  Which of the following is not a component of a router?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
150.  Which of the following is not true about a server?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
151.  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.
152.  If each sample uses 16 bits and the number of samples taken each second is 8000; then the transmission speed on the circuit is?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  Which of the following is not a WLAN standard?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
154.  Errors on a network can occur:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  A majority of routers use the following operating system:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  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.
157.  Which of the following is not a basic LAN component?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
158.  With respect to converting digital data into analog signals, AM stands for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  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:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  Which of the following is true about ISO:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  The _____________ is used by a computer to determine how messages will travel through the network.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  ______________ refers to the time it takes for a signal to travel from sender to recipient (highly exaggerated with satellite transmission).
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  With contention:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
164.  An application layer address using TCP/IPv4 looks like:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
165.  __________ is NOT a function of the transport layer.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
166.  The three fundamental approaches to routing are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
167.  In a ___________ architecture, computers are both client and server, thus sharing the work.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
168.  The maximum data rate of an 802.11g WLAN is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
169.  In the Internet model, the application layer corresponds to the ________, layer(s) s of the OSI model.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
170.  Breaking a network into smaller parts is called network:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
171.  The probability of detecting an error, provided that one has occurred, using cyclic redundancy checking is about:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
172.  The function of the file server is to :
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
173.  There are required and optional parts of an HTTP response. They are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
174.  Media access control refers to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
175.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent impulse noise, cross talk, and intermodulation noise.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
176.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent attenuation.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
177.  The familiar background static on radios and telephones is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
178.  In a two-tier client-server architecture, a client computer needs to use an application layer software package called a ________________ to send e-mail:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
179.  _________ is a special type of one directional videoconferencing in which content is sent from the server to the user.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
180.  Which of the following is the most secure wired media?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
181.  With the “thin client” architecture, when an application changes, only the _________ with the application logic needs to be updated.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
182.  The source port number tells the destination station _____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
183.  Which of the following is not a purpose for using hubs in a network?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
184.  Which of the following is not a property of a WAN:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
185.  ___________ is the translation of application layer addresses into IP addresses.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
186.  The acronym, HTML, refers to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
187.  A client computer is assigned a data link layer address by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
188.  Which of the following is true about roll call polling?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
189.  Which of the following is not a function of the data link layer?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
190.  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.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
191.  Which of the following is not determined by a site survey?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
192.  Cross-talk:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
193.  Which of the following is not a controlled access method of media access control?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
194.  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?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.