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1.  Which of the following is not true about a server?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
2.  CSMA/CA is an acronym for:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
3.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent impulse noise, cross talk, and intermodulation noise.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
4.  ICANN:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
5.  _____________ 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.
6.  Each server on a network that needs to act as a web server needs an application layer software package called a (n) ______________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
7.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, SDLC:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
8.  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.
9.  A(n) __________ circuit is another name for a multipoint configuration.
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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.  Media access control:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
12.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent attenuation.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
13.  The three fundamental approaches to routing are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
14.  _________ is not a type of Ethernet specification.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
15.  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.
16.  With the “thin client” architecture, when an application changes, only the _________ with the application logic needs to be updated.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
17.  The primary reason for networking standards is to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
18.  In a ___________ architecture, computers are both client and server, thus sharing the work.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
19.  _________ is a specially formatted request used to perform IP address to data link address resolution.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
20.  _____________ is not a form of modulation used to transform digital data into analog signals.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
21.  A client computer is assigned a data link layer address by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
22.  Many organizations today are installing traditional wired Ethernet for desktop users and install Wi-Fi as ______________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
23.  The type of media usually installed on homes and businesses by the telephone company is called ____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
24.  If the highest frequency of a circuit is 10KHZ and the lowest frequency is 900 Hz, the bandwidth available for this circuit is :
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
25.  Which of the following is not determined by a site survey?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
26.  TRIB, an acronym that relates to throughput, stands for:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
27.  Which of the following is not a WLAN standard?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  TCP/IP:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
29.  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.
30.  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.
31.  In the three tier architecture the software on the client computer is responsible for____________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
32.  The idea for a special hypertext network, called the World Wide Web, was conceived of by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
33.  The maximum data rate of an 802.11g WLAN is
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
34.  Networks that are designed to connect similar computers that share data and software with each other are called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  On digital circuits, we use _________ to reshape the incoming signal and prevent attenuation.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
36.  802.11g is backward compatible with which type of LAN?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
37.  ______________, 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.
E.
38.  Which of the following is not a function of the data link layer?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  The source port number tells the destination station _____________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
40.  Client-server architectures:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
41.  The probability of detecting an error, provided that one has occurred, using cyclic redundancy checking is about:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
42.  With _____________, the AP permits the owner to provide a list of valid addresses that can connect.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  Media access control refers to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
44.  _______________ is a type of dynamic routing.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
45.  The type of logical topology that Ethernet uses is a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
46.  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.
47.  Frequency division multiplexing:
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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.  The representation of the character A by the group of 8 bits, 01000001, is an example of:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
50.  TCP uses _____________ so that the destination station can reassemble the packets into the correct order.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
51.  With respect to converting digital data into analog signals, AM stands for:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
52.  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:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
53.  Which of the following is true about ISO:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
54.  Which of the following standards is backward compatible with IEEE802.11a, b, and g?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
55.  Which of the following is not true about switched Ethernet?
A.
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(n) __________ is the way in which the functions of the application layer software are spread among the clients and servers in the network
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
58.  Having a conversation with someone using a cellular phone is an example of _________ transmission.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
59.  ____________ 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.
60.  The newer form of IP, version 6 (Ipv6):
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B.
C.
D.
E.
61.  The _____________ is used by a computer to determine how messages will travel through the network.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
62.  The software that runs on the mail server is referred to as the ____________
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B.
C.
D.
E.
63.  Asynchronous transmission:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
64.  _____________ 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.
65.  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.
66.  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.
67.  Which of the following is not a property of a WAN:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
68.  Hubs:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
69.  Which of the following is not a controlled access method of media access control?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
70.  Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
71.  The acronym, HTML, refers to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
72.  In a client-server network, _________ gets software from different vendors to work together.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
73.  Modern (1990s and beyond) data communication networks are characterized by:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
74.  _____________ can be thought of as dividing the circuit horizontally.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
75.  To get a page from the Web, a user must type in a URL, which stands for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
76.  A logical bus topology:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
77.  Stop-and-wait ARQ uses ___________ type of data flow.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
78.  __________ is NOT a function of the transport layer.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
79.  A majority of routers use the following operating system:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
80.  Synchronous transmission:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
81.  In which layer of the Internet model would the HTTP standard be used?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
82.  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.
83.  Breaking a network into smaller parts is called network:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
84.  __________ is not true with respect to network hubs.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
85.  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?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
86.  Which of the following is not true about de facto standards?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
87.  In general, controlled approaches:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
88.  ________ is a hybrid version of Ethernet that uses either 10Base-T or 100Base-T.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
89.  Which of the following is not a purpose for using hubs in a network?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
90.  ARQ means that:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
91.  A local area network is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
92.  Cross-talk:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
93.  Equipment used to transform analog voice signals to digital signals and digital signals to analog signals.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
94.  An application layer address using TCP/IPv4 looks like:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
95.  Another term for a user agent is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
96.  One drawback to dynamic routing is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
97.  A switch uses a _____________ that is very similar to a routing table used in a router.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
98.  Which of the following media can best withstand harsh environmental conditions?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
99.  The three stages of the de juro standardization process are ______________________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
100.  IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol):
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
101.  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?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
102.  Which of the following is not true about de juro standards?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
103.  There are required and optional parts of an HTTP response. They are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
104.  Time (non-statistical) division multiplexing differs from frequency division multiplexing because it:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
105.  The probability of detecting an error, given that one has occurred, using parity checking is about:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
106.  In ARQ, a NAK:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
107.  Which of the following is not true about layer-2 switched Ethernet?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
108.  In communication protocols, _________ are used to convey the user¡¯s meaning.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
109.  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:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
110.  In the Internet model, the application layer corresponds to the ________, layer(s) s of the OSI model.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
111.  Dynamic addressing:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
112.  Another term for the weakening of a signal over distance is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
113.  ________ is the presentation of information to the user and the acceptance of the user’s commands.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
114.  Which of the following is true about roll call polling?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
115.  To interact with the World Wide Web, a client computer needs an application layer software package called a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
116.  The height of a sound wave is called its:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
117.  Microwave transmission:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
118.  A response status code of 404 means:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
119.  A(n) _____________ is not a common type of dedicated server
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
120.  ___________ is how the network works conceptually.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
121.  The network layer of the Internet model uses the _____________ protocol to route messages though the network.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
122.  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:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
123.  The older version of IP has a ________ header of control information.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
124.  __________ 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.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
125.  Marc Andreessen led a team that developed the first graphical Web browser, which was called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
126.  Calculating the actual throughput of a data communication network is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
127.  Errors on a network can occur:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
128.  A(n) _____________ is used in a computer to connect it to a WLAN.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
129.  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.
130.  The two basic types of media are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
131.  Each of the circuits connected to a switch is a separate _______________ circuit connecting the switch to a device on the network.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  ____________ is one of the most commonly used coding schemes used in data transmission.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
133.  _________________ is defined as the total number of information bits divided by the total number of bits in the transmission.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
134.  Which of the following is the most secure wired media?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
135.  Which of the following is not true about Telnet?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
136.  How can a set of 802.11b access points be configured to operate without interference?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
137.  The loss of power a signal suffers as it travels from the transmitting computer to a receiving computer is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
138.  Which of the following would be a standard used at the Data Link layer of the Internet or OSI model?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
139.  Which of the following is not a protocol used at the application layer.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
140.  _______ is the dominant network protocol today.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
141.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, PPP?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
142.  The ability to transmit in both directions, but only in one direction at a time is an example of _______________ transmission.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
143.  ____________ refers to changing the shape of the signal waves in different ways to represent a 1 or a 0.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
144.  A “thin client” architecture approach:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
145.  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.
146.  Which of the following is not true about ITU-T:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  Which of the following is not an error detection method used in the data link layer?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
148.  ___________ is the translation of application layer addresses into IP addresses.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
149.  Which of the following is not a basic LAN component?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
150.  ______________ 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.
151.  The ____________ layer links the application layer with the network layer and is responsible for end-to-end delivery of messages.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
152.  With QoS routing different __________ are defined, each with different priorities.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  The acronym, Modem, stands for _________________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
154.  A metropolitan area network is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  UDP is not commonly used for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  Which wireless standard will become the dominant standard of all the current standards?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  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.
158.  __________ is a line-of-sight type of wireless media.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  Which of the following is not a key advantage of digital transmission?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  The function of the file server is to :
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  Which of the following is not a component of a router?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  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.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  A ________ is a group of computers linked together so that they act as one computer
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
164.  With a _____________, one computer acts as several servers.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
165.  When TCP/IP translates a network layer address into a data link layer address, it sends a special ____________ to all computers in the subnet.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
166.  A(n) ________ refers to a group of computers that are logically grouped together by IP number.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
167.  The acronym, MIME, refers to:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
168.  A backbone network is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
169.  Which of the following media is least susceptible to noise?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
170.  With contention:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
171.  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 _____________________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
172.  The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
173.  The familiar background static on radios and telephones is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
174.  A _________ is a group of related resources.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
175.  _________ is a special type of one directional videoconferencing in which content is sent from the server to the user.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
176.  With ________ routing, computers or routers count the number of hops along a route and periodically exchange information on the hop count with their neighbors.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
177.  Which is not true about point-to-point circuits?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
178.  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.
179.  A(n) ___________ divides one high-speed communication circuit into several lower speed circuits for the primary reason of saving communication line costs.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
180.  ___________ is the process of determining the path that a message will travel from sending computer to receiving computer.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
181.  The transport layer must break messages from the application layer into several _____ that can be sent to the data link layer.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
182.  As part of the five-layer network model used in this textbook, the data link layer sits directly between:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
183.  The internet standards organization that will allow anyone to join is __________________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
184.  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.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
185.  A typical TCP packet has a _______ header of control information.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
186.  Which is not a function of the physical layer:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
187.  Which of the following is not an advantage of using Cat5 unshielded twisted pair for cabling LANs?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
188.  The ____________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
189.  Two fundamentally different types of data are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
190.  Which of the following is not true about CSMA/CD?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
191.  Switch-based Ethernet:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
192.  ____________ is not a function of a data link protocol.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
193.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
194.  Which of the following is not a user agent package?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
195.  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.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
196.  The most commonly used e-mail standard is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
197.  Which of the following is not an important future trend in communication and networking?
A.
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