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