Module 3 Quiz (telecommunication)

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Issues relating to global telecommunication. Based on Module 3 of the CAPE Study Guide in Information Technology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What allows microwaves to transmit data from one place to another?
    • A. 

      Its energy can penetrate heat, light rain and snow, clouds, and smoke

    • B. 

      It can cook food

    • C. 

      It the latest technology around

    • D. 

      It is cheap

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Kayla is going to Barbados to study. She texts her friend, Abner, to ask that he picks her up at the airport and take her to the dorm on campus. In this scenario Abner
    • A. 

      Sends the message.

    • B. 

      Receives the message.

    • C. 

      Is the medium for the message.

    • D. 

      Is the communication channel for the message.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Data communication is the transfer of data from point A to point B using a communication link. When data travel a long distance, the communication is referred to as telecommunications; The prefix "tele" comes from an ancient Greek word that means a "far off". Which of the following would be classified as telecommunication.
    • A. 

      Teleconferencing

    • B. 

      Teleporting

    • C. 

      Text messaging

    • D. 

      Video Conferencing

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    Saint Johns College is holding a videoconference with another Jesuit Institution this would be an example of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Online

    • B. 

      Offline

    • C. 

      Batch

    • D. 

      Real-time

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the following refers to ALL types of data transmissions from voice to video and receiving of data across a distance via a communication channel
    • A. 

      Network

    • B. 

      Modem

    • C. 

      Telecommunications

    • D. 

      UPS

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    In an automated information Processing system, a scanner is used for
    • A. 

      Processing

    • B. 

      Data capture

    • C. 

      Presentation

    • D. 

      Distribution

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    If you were asked to share ideas and find solutions to environmental issues common to the Caribbean region; what communication tools would be essential for online collaboration?
    • A. 

      Computer, word-processing software, modem

    • B. 

      Computer, graphics software, facsimile

    • C. 

      Computer, desktop publishing software, telephone

    • D. 

      Computer, communications software, modem

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    E-mail may be used in an organization for both internal and external communication. Which of the following functions should the e-mail service provide? i. Reply to e-mail messages received ii. Create new messages iii. Receive attachments iv. Send attachments
    • A. 

      I and ii only

    • B. 

      Iii and iv only

    • C. 

      Iii and ii only

    • D. 

      Ii , iii , and iv only

    • E. 

      A and B only

  • 9. 
    Corporate networks that use the infrastructure standards of the Internet are called a/an
    • A. 

      Extranet

    • B. 

      World Wide Web

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Intranet

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What type of signals were you using on the last occasion when you used a hand-held remote control to change the channel on your television?
    • A. 

      Electrical pulses

    • B. 

      Microwaves

    • C. 

      Infrared

    • D. 

      Radio waves

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    What type of signals are being used between a radio and a radio tower.
    • A. 

      Infrared

    • B. 

      Radio waves

    • C. 

      Microwaves

    • D. 

      Electrical pulses

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What type of signals are being used between a cellular telephone and a cellular tower.
    • A. 

      Electrical pulses

    • B. 

      Infrared

    • C. 

      Radio waves

    • D. 

      Microwaves

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    I am the cheapest form of cabling. I am used to connect part of a LAN over short distances. I do not protect well against electrical and noise interference. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Coaxail cable

    • B. 

      Twisted Pair Cable

    • C. 

      Fibre Optic cable

    • D. 

      Satellite link

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    My stations usually orbit at 22,000 miles above the earth. Distances do not pose any problem to my signals. You may use terms such as uplinking and downlinking when speaking about my type of transmission. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Radio wave link

    • B. 

      Coaxail cable

    • C. 

      Microwave link

    • D. 

      Satellite link

    • E. 

      Fibre Optic cable

  • 15. 
    I am made up of many bundles of thin, transparent, hair-like strands of glass (or plastic). I transmit pulses of light. Many cable and telephone companies now use me for their main trunk lines. I transmit 1000 times faster than wireless channels. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Twisted Pair Cable

    • B. 

      Fibre Optic cable

    • C. 

      Coaxail cable

    • D. 

      Satellite link

    • E. 

      Radio wave link

  • 16. 
    I transmit data and voice through the atmosphere as high-frequency waves (3-10GHz). My signals are referred to as line-of-sight" and cannot travel beyond 30 miles. My stations are usually located on buildings, towers and hilltops. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Coaxail cable

    • B. 

      Satellite link

    • C. 

      Microwave link

    • D. 

      Radio wave link

    • E. 

      Fibre Optic cable

  • 17. 
    I am susceptible to interference, eavesdropping, and jamming. I provide wireless transmission for mobile communications such as cellular telephones, and for stationary communications where it is impossible to run cable. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Radio wave link

    • B. 

      Microwave link

    • C. 

      Satellite link

    • D. 

      Coaxail cable

    • E. 

      Fibre Optic cable

  • 18. 
    I am widely used for cable TV. I connect parts of a LAN for longer distances. I carry voice and data at speed up to about 200 Mbps. Who am I?
    • A. 

      Twisted Pair Cable

    • B. 

      Fibre Optic cable

    • C. 

      Radio wave link

    • D. 

      Coaxail cable

    • E. 

      Satellite link

  • 19. 
    William would like to pursue an undergraduate degree in Information Technology. His teacher, Miss Cooper, told him that an overseas university is offering several scholarships to foreign students. He needs to get additional information from the university so that he may apply for a scholarship. Which of the following can assist him to get the information he needs?
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Facsimile

    • D. 

      Modem

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    Which of the following does NOT require a computer for transmission.
    • A. 

      E-mail

    • B. 

      Fax

    • C. 

      Interactive telecommunication

    • D. 

      Webinar

    • E. 

      Video-conferencing