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1.  _________ is a specially formatted request used to perform IP address to data link address resolution.
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2.  Which of the following is a term used to group together the physical and data link layers?
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3.  Media access control refers to:
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4.  A response status code of 404 means:
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5.  Which of the following is not true about layer-2 switched Ethernet?
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6.  The network layer of the Internet model uses the _____________ protocol to route messages though the network.
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7.  ______________, or the algorithms or business logic programmed into the application, can be simple or complex depending on the application.
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8.  A local area network is:
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9.  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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10.  Another term for a user agent is:
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11.  Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol was developed for ________ in 1974.
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12.  ARQ means that:
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13.  A logical bus topology:
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14.  The height of a sound wave is called its:
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15.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent attenuation.
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16.  Which of the following is the most secure wired media?
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17.  ____________ refers to bits that have been changed, in error, from 1 to 0, or vice versa, in a data transmission.
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18.  The two basic types of media are:
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19.  ______________ refers to the time it takes for a signal to travel from sender to recipient (highly exaggerated with satellite transmission).
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20.  ___________ is the process of determining the path that a message will travel from sending computer to receiving computer.
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21.  A backbone network is:
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22.  Which of the following is not a WLAN standard?
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23.  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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24.  Which wireless standard will become the dominant standard of all the current standards?
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25.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, PPP?
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26.  In which layer of the Internet model would the HTTP standard be used?
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27.  TCP uses _____________ so that the destination station can reassemble the packets into the correct order.
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28.  The newer form of IP, version 6 (Ipv6):
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29.  Server name resolution is done using the:
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30.  _____________ 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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31.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, SDLC:
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32.  ICANN:
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33.  Cross-talk:
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34.  Time (non-statistical) division multiplexing differs from frequency division multiplexing because it:
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35.  The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as __________.
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36.  Which of the following is not a user agent package?
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37.  A(n) _____________ is used in a computer to connect it to a WLAN.
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38.  To get a page from the Web, a user must type in a URL, which stands for:
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39.  The probability of detecting an error, given that one has occurred, using parity checking is about:
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40.  One drawback to dynamic routing is:
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41.  With QoS routing different __________ are defined, each with different priorities.
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42.  Another term for the weakening of a signal over distance is:
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43.  ____________ refers to changing the shape of the signal waves in different ways to represent a 1 or a 0.
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44.  Which of the following would be a standard used at the Data Link layer of the Internet or OSI model?
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45.  The _________ layer is responsible for routing of messages from the sender to the final destination.
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46.  Which of the following is not a protocol used at the application layer.
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47.  _____________ refers to practice of writing symbols in chalk on sidewalks and walls to indicate the presence of an unsecured WLAN.
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48.  With respect to converting digital data into analog signals, AM stands for:
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49.  The acronym, HTML, refers to:
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50.  The familiar background static on radios and telephones is called:
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51.  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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52.  _____________ is not a form of modulation used to transform digital data into analog signals.
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53.  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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54.  The most commonly used e-mail standard is:
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55.  Which of the following is a function of the transport layer?
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56.  The ability to transmit in both directions, but only in one direction at a time is an example of _______________ transmission.
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57.  Which of the following standards is backward compatible with IEEE802.11a, b, and g?
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58.  A “thin client” architecture approach:
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59.  Dynamic addressing:
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60.  Modern (1990s and beyond) data communication networks are characterized by:
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61.  Switch-based Ethernet:
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62.  Stop-and-wait ARQ uses ___________ type of data flow.
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63.  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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64.  A(n) __________ circuit is another name for a multipoint configuration.
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65.  A typical TCP packet has a _______ header of control information.
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66.  Two fundamentally different types of data are:
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67.  There are optional and required parts of an HTTP request. They are:
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68.  To interact with the World Wide Web, a client computer needs an application layer software package called a:
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69.  802.11g is backward compatible with which type of LAN?
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70.  Which of the following media is least susceptible to noise?
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71.  Which of the following is not true about switched Ethernet?
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72.  A metropolitan area network is:
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73.  ____________ is not a function of a data link protocol.
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74.  The function of the file server is to :
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75.  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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76.  The ____________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation.
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77.  Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?
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78.  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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79.  UDP is not commonly used for:
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80.  CSMA/CA is an acronym for:
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81.  _____________ can be thought of as dividing the circuit horizontally.
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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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83.  Which of the following is not an error detection method used in the data link layer?
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84.  ___________ is the translation of application layer addresses into IP addresses.
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85.  __________ is NOT a function of the transport layer.
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86.  Which of the following is true about roll call polling?
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87.  A(n) ________ refers to a group of computers that are logically grouped together by IP number.
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88.  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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89.  TRIB, an acronym that relates to throughput, stands for:
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90.  The acronym, MIME, refers to:
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91.  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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92.  The _____________ is used by a computer to determine how messages will travel through the network.
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93.  __________ is a line-of-sight type of wireless media.
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94.  In communication protocols, _________ are used to convey the user¡¯s meaning.
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95.  Which of the following is not an important factor to consider when selecting media to be used in a network?
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96.  Calculating the actual throughput of a data communication network is:
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97.  ____________ is one of the most commonly used coding schemes used in data transmission.
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98.  The maximum data rate of an 802.11g WLAN is
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99.  A ________ is a group of computers linked together so that they act as one computer
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100.  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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101.  Having a conversation with someone using a cellular phone is an example of _________ transmission.
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102.  The type of media usually installed on homes and businesses by the telephone company is called ____________.
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103.  Hubs:
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104.  The IEEE designation for the type of wireless standard that uses both the 2.4 and 5 GHz range is __________.
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105.  The acronym, Modem, stands for _________________.
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106.  Which of the following is not true about de facto standards?
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107.  Which of the following is not a purpose for using hubs in a network?
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108.  On digital circuits, we use _________ to reshape the incoming signal and prevent attenuation.
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109.  The probability of detecting an error, provided that one has occurred, using cyclic redundancy checking is about:
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110.  Which of the following is not a property of a WAN:
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111.  The primary reason for networking standards is to:
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112.  The representation of the character A by the group of 8 bits, 01000001, is an example of:
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113.  _________ is not a type of Ethernet specification.
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114.  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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115.  Equipment used to transform analog voice signals to digital signals and digital signals to analog signals.
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116.  The three fundamental approaches to routing are:
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117.  ___________ is how the network works conceptually.
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118.  How can a set of 802.11b access points be configured to operate without interference?
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119.  Media access control:
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120.  In the Internet model, the application layer corresponds to the ________, layer(s) s of the OSI model.
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121.  A switch uses a _____________ that is very similar to a routing table used in a router.
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122.  In the three tier architecture the software on the client computer is responsible for____________.
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123.  Asynchronous transmission:
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124.  Which of the following is not true about Telnet?
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125.  With contention:
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126.  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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127.  There are required and optional parts of an HTTP response. They are:
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128.  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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129.  Networks that are designed to connect similar computers that share data and software with each other are called:
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130.  Which of the following media can best withstand harsh environmental conditions?
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131.  In a ___________ architecture, computers are both client and server, thus sharing the work.
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132.  Client-server architectures:
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133.  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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134.  __________ antennas project a signal in only one direction and are most often used on the inside of an exterior wall pointing to the inside of the building for security reasons.
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135.  Which of the following is not true about de juro standards?
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136.  The source port number tells the destination station _____________.
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137.  Many organizations today are installing traditional wired Ethernet for desktop users and install Wi-Fi as ______________.
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138.  Frequency division multiplexing:
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139.  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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140.  The three stages of the de juro standardization process are ______________________.
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141.  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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142.  Microwave transmission:
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143.  Which of the following is not an important future trend in communication and networking?
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144.  A type of message that is used when sending a message from one computer to another computer is called a:
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145.  Breaking a network into smaller parts is called network:
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146.  Which of the following is not a key advantage of digital transmission?
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147.  The software that runs on the mail server is referred to as the ____________
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148.  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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149.  The older version of IP has a ________ header of control information.
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150.  _________ is a special type of one directional videoconferencing in which content is sent from the server to the user.
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151.  Which of the following is not an advantage of using Cat5 unshielded twisted pair for cabling LANs?
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152.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)?
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153.  In ARQ, a NAK:
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154.  TCP/IP:
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155.  Which is not true about point-to-point circuits?
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156.  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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157.  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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158.  The ____________ layer links the application layer with the network layer and is responsible for end-to-end delivery of messages.
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159.  In general, controlled approaches:
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160.  ________ is the presentation of information to the user and the acceptance of the user’s commands.
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161.  A client computer is assigned a data link layer address by:
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