MIS 564 Kill Me Now Please

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not true about backbone networks?
    • A. 

      They may also be called enterprise networks if they connect all networks within an organization.

    • B. 

      They typically connect many networks, including LANs.

    • C. 

      They typically provide connections to other BNs, WANs, MANs, and the Internet.

    • D. 

      They may also be called campus networks if they connect many BNs spanning several buildings as a single location.

    • E. 

      They tend to use lower speed circuits than LANs.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a type of hardware device that can be used to interconnect networks?
    • A. 

      Switches

    • B. 

      Routers

    • C. 

      Dumb terminals

    • D. 

      Gateways

    • E. 

      All of the above can be used

  • 3. 
    Switches:
    • A. 

      Learn addresses by reading the source and destination addresses

    • B. 

      Operate at the physical layer only

    • C. 

      Connect two ore more network segments that use different data link protocols

    • D. 

      Connect two or more network segments that use different network protocols

    • E. 

      Have become more popular than layer 2 switches

  • 4. 
    Routers:
    • A. 

      Operate at the application layer

    • B. 

      Operate only at the physical layer

    • C. 

      Cannot connect two or more networks that use the same type of cable

    • D. 

      May also be called TCP/IP gateways

    • E. 

      Operate only at the data link layer

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a way that a router differs from a switch?
    • A. 

      Routers can connect two or more networks that use the same data link protocol

    • B. 

      Routers only process messages that are specifically addressed to it

    • C. 

      Routers operate at the network layer

    • D. 

      Routers perform more processing on each message than switch

    • E. 

      Routers can choose the ¡°best¡± route between networks for forwarding a packet

  • 6. 
    Gateways:
    • A. 

      Process all messages, even if the messages are not explicitly addressed to them

    • B. 

      Can translate one network protocol into another

    • C. 

      Are less complex than bridges

    • D. 

      Are most often used as the interface between two or more networks that have similar data link and network layer protocols

    • E. 

      Cannot perform a routing function

  • 7. 
    Which of the following devices is the most complex?
    • A. 

      Gateway

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      Layer 3 switches

    • D. 

      Switch

    • E. 

      Hub

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a fundamental backbone network architecture?
    • A. 

      Bridged backbone

    • B. 

      Virtual LAN

    • C. 

      Hubbed backbone

    • D. 

      Gatewayed backbone

    • E. 

      Virtual backbone

  • 9. 
    __________ refers to the way in which backbone interconnects the network attached to it and how it manages the way in which packets from one network move though the backbone to other networks.
    • A. 

      Traffic architecture

    • B. 

      Network design

    • C. 

      Backbone architecture

    • D. 

      Distribution layer

    • E. 

      Core layer

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a technology layer that is considered when designing backbone networks?
    • A. 

      Access layer

    • B. 

      Distribution layer

    • C. 

      Decentralized layer

    • D. 

      Core layer

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    A subnetted or hierarchical backbone can also be called:
    • A. 

      Bridged backbone

    • B. 

      Virtual LAN

    • C. 

      Hubbed backbone

    • D. 

      Collapsed backbone

    • E. 

      Routed backbone

  • 12. 
    _________ move packets along the backbone based on their network layer address.
    • A. 

      Bridged backbones

    • B. 

      Hubbed backbones

    • C. 

      Multistation access unit backbones

    • D. 

      Routed backbones

    • E. 

      NIC backbones

  • 13. 
    Routers:
    • A. 

      Require more management than switches

    • B. 

      Are not susceptible to time delays

    • C. 

      Use data link layer addresses to move packets that leave the subnet

    • D. 

      Require only a few set of TCP/IP addresses

    • E. 

      Don¡¯t need much time to establish separate subnet addresses for each LAN

  • 14. 
    A _____________ type of BN segments (each of which has a special set of subnet addresses that can be managed by different network managers) each part of the network connected to the backbone.
    • A. 

      Bridged backbone

    • B. 

      Virtual LAN

    • C. 

      Hubbed backbone

    • D. 

      Collapsed backbone

    • E. 

      Routed backbone

  • 15. 
    A __________ type of BN has a star topology with one device, such as a switch, at its center.
    • A. 

      Bridged backbone

    • B. 

      Virtual LAN

    • C. 

      Hubbed backbone

    • D. 

      Switched backbone

    • E. 

      Routed backbone

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not true about switched backbones?
    • A. 

      Performance is improved over traditional (bridged or routed) backbone networks

    • B. 

      Each connection into the switch is a separate point-to-point circuit which supports simultaneous access by the LANs connected to the switch

    • C. 

      There are many more networking devices in a switched backbone network

    • D. 

      If the switch fails, so does the entire backbone network

    • E. 

      The backbone essentially exists in the switch; there is no backbone cable

  • 17. 
    Associated with a switched backbone, MDF is an acronym for:
    • A. 

      Multi-station device foundation

    • B. 

      Main distribution facility

    • C. 

      Manual data frequency

    • D. 

      Multiplexer downstream flow

    • E. 

      Maximum data facility

  • 18. 
    A _____________ type of BN is a new type of LAN/BN architecture made possible by intelligent, high speed switches that assign computers to LAN segments via software, rather than by hardware.
    • A. 

      Bridged backbone

    • B. 

      Virtual LAN

    • C. 

      Hubbed backbone

    • D. 

      Collapsed backbone

    • E. 

      Routed backbone

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is not true about multi-switch VLANs?
    • A. 

      Several switches are used to build a VLAN

    • B. 

      The switches in the VLAN can send packets among themselves in a way that identifies the VLAN to which the packet belongs.

    • C. 

      In some multi-switch VLANs, the Ethernet packet is modified based on the emerging IEEE 802.1q standard.

    • D. 

      In some multi-switch VLANs, a new VLAN packet encapsulates the Ethernet packet.

    • E. 

      All of the above are true statements.

  • 20. 
    Circuit capacity on a backbone network will not be improved by:
    • A. 

      Going from 100Base-T Ethernet to 10Base-T Ethernet

    • B. 

      Going from 100Base-T Ethernet to gigabit Ethernet

    • C. 

      Adding additional circuits alongside heavily used ones

    • D. 

      Replacing a shared circuit backbone with a switched circuit backbone

    • E. 

      Providing a faster circuit to the server

  • 21. 
    Device performance on a backbone network will not be improved by:
    • A. 

      Using the same protocols in the backbone and the LANs

    • B. 

      Using static routing in low to moderate traffic conditions

    • C. 

      Ensuring that backbone devices have sufficient memory so that packets do not have to be retransmitted by the sender

    • D. 

      Translating packets from one protocol to another as they enter the BN

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    Network demand will not be reduced by:
    • A. 

      Restricting (or moving) applications such as desktop videoconferencing

    • B. 

      Using network devices to ensure that broadcast messages do not go to other networks

    • C. 

      Encouraging the use of applications such as medical imaging

    • D. 

      Sending status information to all computers on all LANs in the backbone network

    • E. 

      Restricting (or moving) applications such as multimedia

  • 23. 
    Which of the following would not be part of an ¡°ideal¡± backbone design for the future?
    • A. 

      Access layer composed of 10/100 layer 2 Ethernet switches

    • B. 

      Distribution layer composed of layer 3 Ethernet switches of 100 (or 1000) Base-T

    • C. 

      Redundant switches

    • D. 

      Core layer composed of layer 3 Ethernet switches running 10 (or 40) GbE over fiber

    • E. 

      Coax cabling throughout LANs and BN

  • 24. 
    Which of the following can connect two different networks that utilize the same or different data link and network layer protocols as well as the same or different cable type?
    • A. 

      Switch

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      Gateway

    • D. 

      Hub

    • E. 

      NIC

  • 25. 
    The backbone architecture layer that is closest to the users is the
    • A. 

      Access layer

    • B. 

      Distribution layer

    • C. 

      Core layer

    • D. 

      Privacy layer

    • E. 

      Switched layer