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