Ins And Outs Of Access Control

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  • 1. 
    The major components of an access control system are ________.
    • A. 

      A. electronic hardware, cables, access cards, power supply

    • B. 

      B. controllers, cards, computer, software

    • C. 

      C. card readers, locks, controllers, cables

    • D. 

      D. door controllers, readers, cards, computer

  • 2. 
    An advantage of a magstripe format over a Wiegand format is:
    • A. 

      A. Magstripe data can accommodate more unique card ID numbers.

    • B. 

      B. Wiegard can be encrypted but a magstripe cannot.

    • C. 

      C. Magstripes erase much more easily than Wiegands.

    • D. 

      D. Magstripe is for a larger number of door controllers.

  • 3. 
    The card ID number in a magstripe  ________.
    • A. 

      A. is 26 decadecimal digits

    • B. 

      B. is 14 hexadecimal digits

    • C. 

      C. starts with and ends with zero.

    • D. 

      D. is preceded by five zeros.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A. People forget their PIN numbers.

    • B. 

      B. ID cards are easily duplicated.

    • C. 

      C. PIN numbers are not difficult to obtain.

    • D. 

      D. They can be used only on doors with an electric strike.

  • 5. 
    The proper wire run for a Wiegand reader is ________.
    • A. 

      A. 16/2

    • B. 

      B. 18/4

    • C. 

      C. 22/6 shield

    • D. 

      D. 18/6 FPL

  • 6. 
    Fail safe locks are engaged when power fails
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 7. 
    To calculate voltage drop, which of the following should be used?
    • A. 

      A. Ohm’s Law

    • B. 

      B. Olin’s Law

    • C. 

      C. Murphy’s Law

    • D. 

      D. Kirchoff’s Law

  • 8. 
    Grommets or bushings are required only when running non-shielded cable through metal studs.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 9. 
    Identification of an individual based on a physical characteristic is called  ________.
    • A. 

      A. facial recognition

    • B. 

      B. fingerprint scans

    • C. 

      C. biometrics

    • D. 

      D. retinal scans

  • 10. 
    Which of the following must be considered when selecting locking hardware for a door?
    • A. 

      A. color of the existing door hardware

    • B. 

      B. size and spacing of door hinges

    • C. 

      C. location to the nearest fire exit

    • D. 

      D. price

  • 11. 
    RS422/RS485 can be transmitted farther than RS232.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

  • 12. 
    Barcode technology is one of the most secure methods of access control.
    • A. 

      A. True

    • B. 

      B. False

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 13. 
    Maglocks are ________.
    • A. 

      A. fail safe

    • B. 

      B. fail secure

    • C. 

      C. no longer used

    • D. 

      D. illegal in public places

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A. the name and title of the person presenting the card

    • B. 

      B. date and time

    • C. 

      C. the ID number of the card presented

    • D. 

      D. the location of the card reader in relation to the card presented.

  • 15. 
    Distributed processing means   ________.
    • A. 

      A. decisions regarding access are made at the local controller

    • B. 

      B. the administrator hands out access cards at multiple locations for convenience of the customer

    • C. 

      C. after a loss of communications, the system continues to allow access

    • D. 

      D. both A & C

  • 16.