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1.  On digital circuits, we use _________ to reshape the incoming signal and prevent attenuation.
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2.  Which of the following is not true about Telnet?
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3.  Which of the following is not a WLAN standard?
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4.  With respect to converting digital data into analog signals, AM stands for:
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5.  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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6.  The software that runs on the mail server is referred to as the ____________
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7.  ___________ is how the network works conceptually.
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8.  Which of the following would be a standard used at the Data Link layer of the Internet or OSI model?
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9.  The acronym, MIME, refers to:
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10.  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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11.  A(n) _____________ is used in a computer to connect it to a WLAN.
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12.  ________ is a hybrid version of Ethernet that uses either 10Base-T or 100Base-T.
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13.  The function of the file server is to :
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14.  With the “thin client” architecture, when an application changes, only the _________ with the application logic needs to be updated.
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15.  With QoS routing different __________ are defined, each with different priorities.
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16.  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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17.  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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18.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent attenuation.
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19.  In general, controlled approaches:
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20.  In ARQ, a NAK:
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21.  Which of the following is not a key advantage of digital transmission?
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22.  _____________ is not a form of modulation used to transform digital data into analog signals.
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23.  The ____________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation.
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24.  The representation of the character A by the group of 8 bits, 01000001, is an example of:
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25.  Frequency division multiplexing:
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26.  Which of the following is the most secure wired media?
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E.
27.  The probability of detecting an error, provided that one has occurred, using cyclic redundancy checking is about:
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D.
E.
28.  Which of the following is not an advantage of using Cat5 unshielded twisted pair for cabling LANs?
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29.  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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30.  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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31.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, PPP?
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32.  The type of logical topology that Ethernet uses is a:
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33.  A backbone network is:
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34.  Which of the following is not a basic LAN component?
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35.  The ____________ layer links the application layer with the network layer and is responsible for end-to-end delivery of messages.
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36.  ICANN:
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37.  ____________ is not a function of a data link protocol.
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38.  __________ 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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39.  Which of the following is not true about de facto standards?
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40.  The network layer of the Internet model uses the _____________ protocol to route messages though the network.
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41.  The primary reason for networking standards is to:
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42.  An application layer address using TCP/IPv4 looks like:
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43.  Media access control refers to:
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44.  A(n) ________ refers to a group of computers that are logically grouped together by IP number.
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D.
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45.  _______________ is a type of dynamic routing.
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46.  Which of the following is not a component of a router?
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47.  Client-server architectures:
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48.  A(n) _____________ is not a common type of dedicated server
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49.  A response status code of 404 means:
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50.  Which of the following is not a purpose for using hubs in a network?
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51.  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.
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52.  The acronym, HTML, refers to:
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E.
53.  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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E.
54.  Networks that are designed to connect similar computers that share data and software with each other are called:
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55.  _____________ 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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56.  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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57.  In the three tier architecture the software on the client computer is responsible for____________.
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58.  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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E.
59.  There are optional and required parts of an HTTP request. They are:
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60.  Synchronous transmission:
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61.  In a ___________ architecture, computers are both client and server, thus sharing the work.
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62.  Which of the following is not an important factor to consider when selecting media to be used in a network?
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63.  Cross-talk:
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64.  ___________ is the process of determining the path that a message will travel from sending computer to receiving computer.
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65.  The height of a sound wave is called its:
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66.  Which wireless standard will become the dominant standard of all the current standards?
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67.  Which of the following is not true about CSMA/CD?
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68.  The source port number tells the destination station _____________.
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69.  The probability of detecting an error, given that one has occurred, using parity checking is about:
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70.  The acronym, Modem, stands for _________________.
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71.  The familiar background static on radios and telephones is called:
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72.  Which of the following is not an important future trend in communication and networking?
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73.  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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E.
74.  Which of the following is not true about de juro standards?
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75.  How can a set of 802.11b access points be configured to operate without interference?
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76.  As part of the five-layer network model used in this textbook, the data link layer sits directly between:
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77.  Marc Andreessen led a team that developed the first graphical Web browser, which was called:
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78.  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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79.  The maximum data rate of an 802.11g WLAN is
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80.  Equipment used to transform analog voice signals to digital signals and digital signals to analog signals.
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81.  ______________, or the algorithms or business logic programmed into the application, can be simple or complex depending on the application.
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82.  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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83.  Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?
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84.  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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85.  Switch-based Ethernet:
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86.  In which layer of the Internet model would the HTTP standard be used?
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87.  To get a page from the Web, a user must type in a URL, which stands for:
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E.
88.  Which of the following is not determined by a site survey?
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89.  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.
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E.
90.  __________ is a line-of-sight type of wireless media.
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91.  The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as __________.
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92.  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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E.
93.  The ability to transmit in both directions, but only in one direction at a time is an example of _______________ transmission.
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E.
94.  Stop-and-wait ARQ uses ___________ type of data flow.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
95.  Which of the following is not true about ITU-T:
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C.
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96.  ________ is the presentation of information to the user and the acceptance of the user’s commands.
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97.  Many organizations today are installing traditional wired Ethernet for desktop users and install Wi-Fi as ______________.
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98.  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.
99.  _______ is the dominant network protocol today.
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B.
C.
D.
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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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B.
C.
D.
E.
101.  Breaking a network into smaller parts is called network:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
102.  ____________ is one of the most commonly used coding schemes used in data transmission.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
103.  Calculating the actual throughput of a data communication network is:
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B.
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D.
E.
104.  Another term for the weakening of a signal over distance is:
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E.
105.  Which is not a function of the physical layer:
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106.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent impulse noise, cross talk, and intermodulation noise.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
107.  With _____________, the AP permits the owner to provide a list of valid addresses that can connect.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
108.  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.
109.  A logical bus topology:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
110.  A type of message that is used when sending a message from one computer to another computer is called a:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
111.  A client computer is assigned a data link layer address by:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
112.  IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol):
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C.
D.
E.
113.  Time (non-statistical) division multiplexing differs from frequency division multiplexing because it:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
114.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, SDLC:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
115.  Which is not true about point-to-point circuits?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
116.  Which of the following is not a function of the data link layer?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
117.  The internet standards organization that will allow anyone to join is __________________.
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C.
D.
E.
118.  The most commonly used e-mail standard is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
119.  In a client-server network, _________ gets software from different vendors to work together.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
120.  With contention:
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C.
D.
E.
121.  The type of media usually installed on homes and businesses by the telephone company is called ____________.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
122.  A “thin client” architecture approach:
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C.
D.
E.
123.  _________________ 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.
124.  Which of the following is true about ISO:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
125.  __________ is NOT a function of the transport layer.
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C.
D.
E.
126.  There are required and optional parts of an HTTP response. They are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
127.  One drawback to dynamic routing is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
128.  The _________ layer is responsible for routing of messages from the sender to the final destination.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
129.  The negotiation by the transport layer at the sender with the transport layer at the receiver to determine what size packets should be set up is done via establishing a(n) ___________ between the sender and receiver.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
130.  The IEEE designation for the type of wireless standard that uses both the 2.4 and 5 GHz range is __________.
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D.
E.
131.  A _________ is a group of related resources.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
132.  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.
133.  Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol was developed for ________ in 1974.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
134.  Dynamic addressing:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
135.  ____________ 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.
136.  A metropolitan area network is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
137.  A local area network is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
138.  Which of the following standards is backward compatible with IEEE802.11a, b, and g?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
139.  Media access control:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
140.  Which of the following is not an error detection method used in the data link layer?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
141.  ARQ means that:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
142.  Hubs:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
143.  Which of the following is not true about a server?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
144.  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.
145.  802.11g is backward compatible with which type of LAN?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
146.  When TCP/IP translates a network layer address into a data link layer address, it sends a special ____________ to all computers in the subnet.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
147.  The idea for a special hypertext network, called the World Wide Web, was conceived of by:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
148.  TRIB, an acronym that relates to throughput, stands for:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
149.  Which of the following is not true about switched Ethernet?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
150.  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.
151.  TCP uses _____________ so that the destination station can reassemble the packets into the correct order.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
152.  _____________ 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.
153.  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.
154.  TCP/IP:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  ______________ 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.
156.  The three fundamental approaches to routing are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  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.
158.  UDP is not commonly used for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  CSMA/CA is an acronym for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
160.  With a _____________, one computer acts as several servers.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  ____________ refers to bits that have been changed, in error, from 1 to 0, or vice versa, in a data transmission.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
162.  The two basic types of media are:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  Which of the following media can best withstand harsh environmental conditions?
A.
B.
C.
D.