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1.  One drawback to dynamic routing is:
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2.  As part of the five-layer network model used in this textbook, the data link layer sits directly between:
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3.  Client-server architectures:
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4.  The function of the file server is to :
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5.  The IEEE designation for the type of wireless standard that uses both the 2.4 and 5 GHz range is __________.
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6.  A(n) ________ refers to a group of computers that are logically grouped together by IP number.
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7.  Which of the following is not a component of a router?
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8.  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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9.  The maximum data rate of an 802.11g WLAN is
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10.  Calculating the actual throughput of a data communication network is:
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11.  The most commonly used e-mail standard is:
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12.  Which of the following is not an error detection method used in the data link layer?
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13.  A switch uses a _____________ that is very similar to a routing table used in a router.
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14.  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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15.  The ____________ layer of the OSI model is responsible for data format translation.
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16.  IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol):
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17.  The network layer of the Internet model uses the _____________ protocol to route messages though the network.
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18.  _________________ is defined as the total number of information bits divided by the total number of bits in the transmission.
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19.  Which of the following is not a WLAN standard?
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20.  Server name resolution is done using the:
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21.  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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22.  In a ___________ architecture, computers are both client and server, thus sharing the work.
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23.  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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24.  Which of the following is not a purpose for using hubs in a network?
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25.  _____________ is an effective way to prevent attenuation.
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26.  The two basic types of media are:
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27.  Which of the following is not true about ITU-T:
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28.  A logical bus topology:
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29.  Which of the following is not true about de juro standards?
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30.  Breaking a network into smaller parts is called network:
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31.  The software that runs on the mail server is referred to as the ____________
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32.  A local area network is:
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33.  ___________ is the process of determining the path that a message will travel from sending computer to receiving computer.
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34.  Cross-talk:
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35.  __________ 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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36.  Which of the following is not true about Telnet?
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37.  The acronym, HTML, refers to:
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38.  In which layer of the Internet model would the HTTP standard be used?
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39.  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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40.  ___________ is how the network works conceptually.
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41.  Which is not true about point-to-point circuits?
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42.  Which of the following is not true about switched Ethernet?
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43.  ______________, or the algorithms or business logic programmed into the application, can be simple or complex depending on the application.
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44.  Which of the following is a function of the transport layer?
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45.  The familiar background static on radios and telephones is called:
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46.  __________ is a line-of-sight type of wireless media.
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47.  A client computer is assigned a data link layer address by:
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48.  Equipment used to transform analog voice signals to digital signals and digital signals to analog signals.
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49.  The acronym, Modem, stands for _________________.
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50.  Which of the following is not a property of a WAN:
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51.  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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52.  Which of the following is not a protocol used at the application layer.
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53.  Which of the following is not a key advantage of digital transmission?
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54.  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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55.  Which of the following is not an advantage of using Cat5 unshielded twisted pair for cabling LANs?
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56.  With a _____________, one computer acts as several servers.
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57.  The loss of power a signal suffers as it travels from the transmitting computer to a receiving computer is:
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58.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, SDLC:
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59.  Which of the following media can best withstand harsh environmental conditions?
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60.  ______________ refers to the time it takes for a signal to travel from sender to recipient (highly exaggerated with satellite transmission).
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61.  Which of the following is not true about de facto standards?
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62.  Synchronous transmission:
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63.  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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64.  ____________ refers to bits that have been changed, in error, from 1 to 0, or vice versa, in a data transmission.
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65.  On digital circuits, we use _________ to reshape the incoming signal and prevent attenuation.
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66.  With the “thin client” architecture, when an application changes, only the _________ with the application logic needs to be updated.
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67.  _____________ can be thought of as dividing the circuit horizontally.
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68.  A metropolitan area network is:
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69.  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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70.  Networks that are designed to connect similar computers that share data and software with each other are called:
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71.  Which of the following is not determined by a site survey?
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72.  _________ is not a type of Ethernet specification.
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73.  The idea for a special hypertext network, called the World Wide Web, was conceived of by:
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74.  ____________ is not a function of a data link protocol.
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75.  UDP is not commonly used for:
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76.  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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77.  ICANN:
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78.  The internet standards organization that will allow anyone to join is __________________.
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79.  The height of a sound wave is called its:
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80.  TCP uses _____________ so that the destination station can reassemble the packets into the correct order.
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81.  Which standards body is responsible for the development of local area network (LAN) standards?
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82.  TCP/IP:
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83.  The source port number tells the destination station _____________.
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84.  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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85.  A majority of routers use the following operating system:
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86.  A(n) __________ circuit is another name for a multipoint configuration.
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87.  Which of the following is not a function of the data link layer?
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88.  Which of the following is the most secure wired media?
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89.  There are optional and required parts of an HTTP request. They are:
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90.  Which of the following media is least susceptible to noise?
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91.  The type of media usually installed on homes and businesses by the telephone company is called ____________.
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92.  Stop-and-wait ARQ uses ___________ type of data flow.
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93.  Which is not a function of the physical layer:
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94.  The newer form of IP, version 6 (Ipv6):
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95.  ____________ is one of the most commonly used coding schemes used in data transmission.
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96.  The probability of detecting an error, given that one has occurred, using parity checking is about:
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97.  In the three tier architecture the software on the client computer is responsible for____________.
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98.  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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99.  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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100.  To interact with the World Wide Web, a client computer needs an application layer software package called a:
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101.  Media access control refers to:
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102.  In ARQ, a NAK:
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103.  The primary reason for networking standards is to:
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104.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)?
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105.  Which of the following is not true about layer-2 switched Ethernet?
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106.  A typical TCP packet has a _______ header of control information.
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107.  In a client-server network, _________ gets software from different vendors to work together.
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108.  ____________ refers to changing the shape of the signal waves in different ways to represent a 1 or a 0.
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109.  A ________ is a group of computers linked together so that they act as one computer
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D.
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110.  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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111.  Which of the following is not true about a server?
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112.  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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113.  ________ is the presentation of information to the user and the acceptance of the user’s commands.
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114.  Frequency division multiplexing:
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115.  In general, controlled approaches:
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116.  Media access control:
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117.  A coding scheme that uses 10 bits to represent each character is capable of representing_________ different characters.
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118.  Which of the following would be a standard used at the Data Link layer of the Internet or OSI model?
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119.  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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120.  _____________ refers to practice of writing symbols in chalk on sidewalks and walls to indicate the presence of an unsecured WLAN.
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121.  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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122.  Which of the following standards is backward compatible with IEEE802.11a, b, and g?
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123.  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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124.  802.11g is backward compatible with which type of LAN?
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125.  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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126.  The representation of the character A by the group of 8 bits, 01000001, is an example of:
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127.  An application layer address using TCP/IPv4 looks like:
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128.  The probability of detecting an error, provided that one has occurred, using cyclic redundancy checking is about:
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D.
E.
129.  Errors on a network can occur:
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E.
130.  Which of the following is not a user agent package?
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131.  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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E.
132.  A response status code of 404 means:
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E.
133.  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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E.
134.  Switch-based Ethernet:
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135.  ARQ means that:
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136.  Which of the following is true about the data link protocol, PPP?
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E.
137.  Many organizations today are installing traditional wired Ethernet for desktop users and install Wi-Fi as ______________.
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138.  The integration of voice, video, and data communications is also known as __________.
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E.
139.  Which wireless standard will become the dominant standard of all the current standards?
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140.  Marc Andreessen led a team that developed the first graphical Web browser, which was called:
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141.  With contention:
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142.  CSMA/CA is an acronym for:
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B.
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D.
E.
143.  _________ is a specially formatted request used to perform IP address to data link address resolution.
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B.
C.
D.
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144.  The older version of IP has a ________ header of control information.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
145.  _______________ is a type of dynamic routing.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
146.  Another term for the weakening of a signal over distance is:
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D.
E.
147.  Which of the following is not a controlled access method of media access control?
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D.
E.
148.  Asynchronous transmission:
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D.
E.
149.  Which of the following is not a basic LAN component?
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E.
150.  ________ is a hybrid version of Ethernet that uses either 10Base-T or 100Base-T.
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D.
E.
151.  A “thin client” architecture approach:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
152.  Modern (1990s and beyond) data communication networks are characterized by:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
153.  How can a set of 802.11b access points be configured to operate without interference?
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B.
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D.
E.
154.  In the Internet model, the application layer corresponds to the ________, layer(s) s of the OSI model.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
155.  ___________ is the translation of application layer addresses into IP addresses.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
156.  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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B.
C.
D.
E.
157.  A _________ is a group of related resources.
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B.
C.
D.
E.
158.  The type of logical topology that Ethernet uses is a:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
159.  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.
D.
E.
160.  Which of the following is not an important future trend in communication and networking?
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B.
C.
D.
E.
161.  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.
162.  A backbone network is:
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B.
C.
D.
E.
163.  With respect to converting digital data into analog signals, AM stands for:
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C.
D.