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Management Quizzes & Trivia

Volume 1. Cyber Transport Systems Fundamentals


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which 3D career field deploys, sustains, troubleshoots, and repairs wireless, line-of-sight, beyond line-of-sight, wideband and ground-based satellite and encryption transmission devices?
    • A. 

      Radio Frequency Transmission Systems (3D1X3)

    • B. 

      Cyber Transport Systems (3D1X2)

    • C. 

      Spectrum Operations (3D1X4)

    • D. 

      Client Systems (3D1X1)

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a communications security program duty and responsibility for Cyber Transport Systems?
    • A. 

      Transmission security

    • B. 

      Technical security

    • C. 

      Emission security

    • D. 

      Physical security

  • 3. 
    What is defined as an integrated bundle of expert knowledge and organizational skills inherent to a particular career field?
    • A. 

      Core duty

    • B. 

      Core value

    • C. 

      Core competency

    • D. 

      Core responsibility

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a core competency of Core Transport Systems?
    • A. 

      Fixed cable systems

    • B. 

      Voice network systems

    • C. 

      Application software systems

    • D. 

      Client-server database systems

  • 5. 
    Which AF form is used to report hazardous conditions that place Air Force personnel or property at risk?
    • A. 

      1118

    • B. 

      457

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      3

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Biological

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Nuclear

  • 7. 
    Which hazard is caused by heavy workloads, lack of control over the pace of work, shift work, noise, working by yourself, and conflict with coworkers and employers?
    • A. 

      Biological

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Stress

  • 8. 
    To prevent manual handling hazards, utilize team lifting when lifting items that weigh more than how many pounds?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      75

    • D. 

      100

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Trainer

    • B. 

      Certifier

    • C. 

      Technician

    • D. 

      Supervisor

  • 10. 
    When working on electrical circuits, you may only wear metal framed eyeglasses if
    • A. 

      The circuit is energized

    • B. 

      You have a valid prescription

    • C. 

      They are certified for high voltage

    • D. 

      They are secured with a nonmetallic cord

  • 11. 
    To whom does the risk management (RM) process apply?
    • A. 

      All personnel

    • B. 

      Only safety personnel

    • C. 

      Only civilian personnel

    • D. 

      Only medical personnel

  • 12. 
    What simple, systematic process allows commanders to maximize combat capability, while limiting risk?
    • A. 

      Risk control

    • B. 

      Safety control

    • C. 

      Risk management

    • D. 

      Safety management

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is a principle of risk management (RM)?
    • A. 

      Accept unnecessary risk

    • B. 

      Apply the RM process continuously

    • C. 

      Train and adhere to safety guidelines

    • D. 

      Make risk decisions at the lowest level

  • 14. 
    How many steps are in the risk management (RM) process?
    • A. 

      Four

    • B. 

      Five

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Seven

  • 15. 
    An enclave that does not have a firewall and intrusion detection system (IDS) is classified as having what category of vulnerability?
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      II

    • C. 

      III

    • D. 

      IV

  • 16. 
    How many Integrated Network and Operation Security Centers (INOSC) does the Air Force have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 17. 
    The Integrated Network Operations and Security Centers (INOSC) has several responsibilities except
    • A. 

      Maintain sole administrative privileges on the firewall

    • B. 

      Standardize, configure, back up, and otherwise maintain the firewall

    • C. 

      Maintain a single naming/configuration standard for boundary devices

    • D. 

      Install patches or perform any upgrades provided by the Air Force Enterprise Network (AFEN)

  • 18. 
    Which term is used to describe the technology for transmitting voice communications over a data network using open-standard-based internet protocol (IP)?
    • A. 

      IP telephony

    • B. 

      Network telephony

    • C. 

      Voice protection system

    • D. 

      Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

  • 19. 
    You should implement all of the following security features to help defend internet protocol (IP) telephony systems from attackers except
    • A. 

      Enabling access control lists (ACL) on firewalls, routers, and switches

    • B. 

      Deploying protection from dynamic host configuration (DHCP) spoofing

    • C. 

      Consolidating your voice with your data using virtual local area networks (VLAN)

    • D. 

      Enabling port security access to only the required devices needed by the client

  • 20. 
    At which open systems interconnect (OSI) layer does a packet filter gateway operate at?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 21. 
    At which open systems interconnect (OSI) layer does a circuit layer gateway operate?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 22. 
    At which open systems interconnect (OSI) layer does an application-level firewall operate?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      7

  • 23. 
    The disadvantage of a host-based intrusion detection system (HIDS) is that it
    • A. 

      Can analyze any encrypted data if it is decrypted before reaching the target host

    • B. 

      Consumes resources on the host it resides on and slows that device down

    • C. 

      Monitors log files for inadvisable settings or passwords

    • D. 

      Monitors traffic on the host on which it is installed

  • 24. 
    One advantage of a network-based intrusion detection system (NIDS) is that it
    • A. 

      Can decrypt data

    • B. 

      Uses very few network resources

    • C. 

      Monitors logs for policy violations

    • D. 

      Can analyzed encrypted network traffic

  • 25. 
    Which intrusion detection system (IDS) uses software sensors?
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Host-based

    • D. 

      Network-based

  • 26. 
    Which intrusion detection system (IDS) monitors packets for protocol anomalies and known virus signatures?
    • A. 

      Active

    • B. 

      Passive

    • C. 

      Host-based

    • D. 

      Network-based

  • 27. 
    Host-based intrusion detection systems (HIDS) are
    • A. 

      Active only

    • B. 

      Passive only

    • C. 

      Passive and active

    • D. 

      Neither passive nor active

  • 28. 
    Network-based intrusion detection systems (NIDS) are
    • A. 

      Active only

    • B. 

      Passive only

    • C. 

      Passive and active

    • D. 

      Neither passive nor active

  • 29. 
    What security posture permits everything that is not specifically denied?
    • A. 

      Default deny

    • B. 

      Default allow

    • C. 

      Close

    • D. 

      Open

  • 30. 
    What type of certificate authenticates the identity of the user?
    • A. 

      Digital

    • B. 

      Biometric

    • C. 

      Encryption

    • D. 

      E-mail signing

  • 31. 
    What is the first line of defense in securing laptops?
    • A. 

      Set a login ID and password combination for access

    • B. 

      Install biometrics and encryption certificates

    • C. 

      Place a lock on computer

    • D. 

      Store in locked case

  • 32. 
    The definition of integrity as applied to identification, authentication, and encryption is
    • A. 

      Having information ready when needed

    • B. 

      Not being able to deny who performed network actions

    • C. 

      The protection of the network from those not authorized access

    • D. 

      The assurance that no one has changed or destroyed information without permission

  • 33. 
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      3000

    • C. 

      7000

    • D. 

      8000

  • 34. 
    Which AF System Security Instruction (AFSSI) provides the overall implementation of DOD's TEMPEST program?
    • A. 

      7700

    • B. 

      7701

    • C. 

      7702

    • D. 

      7703

  • 35. 
    Which method of containing radiated emanations requires both facility and equipment testing?
    • A. 

      Zoning

    • B. 

      Shielding

    • C. 

      Suppression

    • D. 

      Profile matching

  • 36. 
    A facility with an inspectable space of more than 20 meters, but less than 100 meters would be considered to be in facility zone
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 37. 
    Equipment with an equipment radiation TEMPEST zone (ERTZ) of 20 to 100 meters would be considered to be in equipment zone
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 38. 
    Why must the use of TEMPEST-certified equipment be validated by an AF Certified TEMPEST technical authority (CTTA) prior to testing an inspectable space?
    • A. 

      It requires Department of Defense (DOD) approval

    • B. 

      It requires certification

    • C. 

      It is time consuming

    • D. 

      It is expensive

  • 39. 
    What plays a major role in a conductor's ability to minimizing compromising emanations?
    • A. 

      Distance and angle

    • B. 

      Distance and separation

    • C. 

      Induction and grounding

    • D. 

      Induction and impedance

  • 40. 
    Equipment is comprised as machines that process information in electronic or electrical form.  What equipment should be designated as RED?
    • A. 

      Equipment processing clear-text confidential information

    • B. 

      Equipment processing clear-text unclassified information

    • C. 

      Equipment processing encrypted classified information

    • D. 

      Equipment processing clear-text classified information

  • 41. 
    What equipment should be designated as BLACK when designating equipment that supports physical and electrical concepts?
    • A. 

      Equipment processing unencrypted classified information

    • B. 

      Equipment processing encrypted classified information

    • C. 

      Equipment processing clear-text classified information

    • D. 

      Equipment processing plaintext classified information

  • 42. 
    Which type of separation ensures that every signal conductor from a RED device routes to another RED device, or becomes encrypted before connecting to a BLACK device?
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Electrical

    • C. 

      Equipment

    • D. 

      Mechanical

  • 43. 
    What is the grounding resistance goal for military communications electronics (C-E) facilities?
    • A. 

      100 ohms or less

    • B. 

      50 ohms or less

    • C. 

      20 ohms or less

    • D. 

      10 ohms or less

  • 44. 
    Which facility ground subsystem uses surge arrestors?
    • A. 

      Earth electrode

    • B. 

      Fault protection

    • C. 

      Signal reference

    • D. 

      Lightning protection

  • 45. 
    Which facility ground subsystem is also called the safety ground?
    • A. 

      Earth electrode

    • B. 

      Fault protection

    • C. 

      Signal reference

    • D. 

      Lightning protection

  • 46. 
    Which facility ground subsystem is also called the "signal ground" and controls electrical noise and static in a facility?
    • A. 

      Earth electrode

    • B. 

      Fault protection

    • C. 

      Signal reference

    • D. 

      Lightning protection

  • 47. 
    Bonds in the earth electrode subsystem normally are direct permanent bonds and do not exceed a resistance of
    • A. 

      1 milliohm

    • B. 

      2 milliohms

    • C. 

      5 milliohms

    • D. 

      10 milliohms

  • 48. 
    What kind of bond is normally applied to signal reference bonds?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Brazing

    • C. 

      Welding

    • D. 

      Mechanical

  • 49. 
    What is required in electronic settings to prevent equipment and signals from propagating interference and to protect equipment and signals from the effects of interference propagated by other devices?
    • A. 

      Bonding

    • B. 

      Shielding

    • C. 

      Annealing

    • D. 

      Grounding

  • 50. 
    Which type of shielding utilizes braid, foil, metal wrap, conduit or twisted wire around a conductor?
    • A. 

      Cable

    • B. 

      Circuit

    • C. 

      Facility

    • D. 

      Equipment

  • 51. 
    What does an integral system of air terminals, roof conductors, and down conductors, securely interconnected to the shortest practicable path to earth provide for a facility?
    • A. 

      Protection from noise

    • B. 

      Protection from lightning

    • C. 

      Protection from blackouts

    • D. 

      Protection brownouts

  • 52. 
    Which electronic discharge sensitive (ESD) class has a sensitivity range from 0-999 volts?
    • A. 

      Class I

    • B. 

      Class II

    • C. 

      Class III

    • D. 

      Class IV

  • 53. 
    Which of these activities would generate the most electrostatic current?
    • A. 

      Working at a bench

    • B. 

      Walking across carpet

    • C. 

      Walking across a vinyl floor

    • D. 

      Picking up a common plastic bag

  • 54. 
    Which power line fault category is symptomatic of a total loss of utility power?
    • A. 

      Sag

    • B. 

      Spike

    • C. 

      Noise

    • D. 

      Blackout

  • 55. 
    Which power line fault category is symptomatic of an instantaneous or dramatic increase in voltage?
    • A. 

      Sag

    • B. 

      Spike

    • C. 

      Noise

    • D. 

      Blackout

  • 56. 
    Which power line fault category is typically referred to as electro-magnetic interference and radio frequency interference?
    • A. 

      Sag

    • B. 

      Spike

    • C. 

      Noise

    • D. 

      Blackout

  • 57. 
    Which type of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is traditionally referred to as "offline"?
    • A. 

      Passive standby

    • B. 

      Line interactive

    • C. 

      Double conversion

    • D. 

      Ferro resonant standby

  • 58. 
    Which type of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) offers the highest level of protection?
    • A. 

      Passive standby

    • B. 

      Line interactive

    • C. 

      Double conversion

    • D. 

      Ferro resonant standby

  • 59. 
    How many phases of generator power are usually required for industrial and commercial applications?
    • A. 

      Single

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 60. 
    Which is not a consideration for selecting facility batteries?
    • A. 

      The facility power requirements

    • B. 

      The facility power reserve times

    • C. 

      The number of AC converters required for the facility

    • D. 

      The amount of current and future floor space available

  • 61. 
    What function do facility batteries provide during normal operating conditions (commercial current [AC] power available)?
    • A. 

      They generate direct current (DC) power and run the switch

    • B. 

      They act as a DC filter for the commercial AC power

    • C. 

      They rectify the commercial AC to DC and power the system

    • D. 

      They serve no function unless commercial power is disconnected

  • 62. 
    Which publication series covers standard Air Force installation practices?
    • A. 

      TO 31-20 series

    • B. 

      TO 61-20 series

    • C. 

      TO 31-10 series

    • D. 

      TO 61-10 series

  • 63. 
    How are connectorized cables labeled?
    • A. 

      The first label is placed within 6 inches of the connector and marked "TO", and the second is placed within one (1) inch of the first label and marked "FROM"

    • B. 

      The first label is placed within 6 inches of the connector and marked "TO", and the second is placed within two (2) inches of the first label and marked "FROM"

    • C. 

      The first label is placed within 12 inches of the connector and marked "TO", and the second is placed within one (1) inch of the first label and marked "FROM"

    • D. 

      The first label is placed within 12 inches of the connector and marked "TO", and the second is placed within two (2) inches of the first label and marked "FROM"

  • 64. 
    Which section of a horizontal cable duct is used for signal and control cables?
    • A. 

      Lower

    • B. 

      Upper

    • C. 

      Right

    • D. 

      Left

  • 65. 
    Support intervals for cables requiring surface installation will not exceed how many feet?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 66. 
    The advantage of using coaxial cable over paired cable is that coaxial cable
    • A. 

      Is less expensive

    • B. 

      Is easier to install

    • C. 

      Does not radiate energy

    • D. 

      Has a low frequency range

  • 67. 
    Which type of cable does not radiate energy and is not affected by nearby magnetic fields?
    • A. 

      Unshielded

    • B. 

      Shielded

    • C. 

      Twisted pair

    • D. 

      Multipair

  • 68. 
    The thin plastic colored tape that spirals around a specific number of pairs that replicate in color is a
    • A. 

      Marker

    • B. 

      Bundle

    • C. 

      Casing

    • D. 

      Binder

  • 69. 
    What is used to identify the polarity of a wire pair in a cable?
    • A. 

      Tip and Ring

    • B. 

      Tip and Color

    • C. 

      Rate and Color

    • D. 

      Pair and Position

  • 70. 
    What is the standard conductor used for data networking?
    • A. 

      RJ-11

    • B. 

      RJ-15

    • C. 

      RJ-45

    • D. 

      RJ-49

  • 71. 
    Pin 1 on a typical Electronics Industry Association/Telecommunications Industry Association (EIA/TIA) 568B connector is what color?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Orange

    • C. 

      White/blue

    • D. 

      White/Orange

  • 72. 
    What cable type connects devices that operate at similar layers of the open system interconnection (OSI) model?
    • A. 

      Straight-through

    • B. 

      Crossover

    • C. 

      Rollover

    • D. 

      Coaxial

  • 73. 
    What has made very high data rate transmission possible on a fiber optics cable?
    • A. 

      The use of light-emitting diodes

    • B. 

      The broad bandwidth of the cable

    • C. 

      The low signal to noise ratio of the cable

    • D. 

      The multiplexing technique used in fiber optics

  • 74. 
    What is the maximum operating temperature of the fiber optic cable?
    • A. 

      500°C

    • B. 

      1,000°C

    • C. 

      5,000°C

    • D. 

      10,000°C

  • 75. 
    What are the three sections of a fiber optic cable?
    • A. 

      Core, cladding, and shield

    • B. 

      Core, cladding, and jacket

    • C. 

      Core, conductor, and shield

    • D. 

      Core, conductor, and jacket

  • 76. 
    Which type of cable is the easiest to splice?
    • A. 

      Multimode graded-index fiber

    • B. 

      Multimode step index fiber

    • C. 

      Single mode fiber

    • D. 

      Coaxial cable

  • 77. 
    How long do most fiber-optic epoxies take to set?
    • A. 

      30-40 minutes

    • B. 

      12-24 hours

    • C. 

      24-48 hours

    • D. 

      48-72 hours

  • 78. 
    What do you use to remove excess fiber after the connector has cooled and epoxy has dried on a fiber cable?
    • A. 

      Scribe

    • B. 

      Strippers

    • C. 

      Alco wipes

    • D. 

      Polishing cloth

  • 79. 
    When using a polishing cloth, remove a little bit of the protruding fiber at a time, until the fiber is perfectly
    • A. 

      Round

    • B. 

      Elliptical

    • C. 

      Flat and level

    • D. 

      Flat with a 45-degree angle

  • 80. 
    When a multimeter has three input terminal jacks, which jack is always used?
    • A. 

      Common

    • B. 

      Voltage

    • C. 

      Amperage

    • D. 

      Frequency

  • 81. 
    When using an ohmmeter to take a resistance reading, what preliminary precaution should you take?
    • A. 

      Properly seat the test lead into the current input terminal jack

    • B. 

      Disconnect the power from the circuit being tested

    • C. 

      Place the meter in frequency mode

    • D. 

      Set the range for maximum reading

  • 82. 
    The purpose of a breakout box is to
    • A. 

      Provide wiring maps at both ends of the cable

    • B. 

      Allow monitoring and access to multiple conductors

    • C. 

      Measure electrical voltage, current, frequency, and resistance

    • D. 

      Locate sheath faults, damaged conductors, splices, bridge taps, and split pairs

  • 83. 
    The purpose of the miniature ON/OFF switches on a breakout box is to
    • A. 

      Measure the individual interface signals

    • B. 

      Change the voltage of individual interface signals

    • C. 

      Allow the cross-patching of the individual interface conductors

    • D. 

      Allow the interruption of the individual interface conductors for isolated testing

  • 84. 
    What do the jumper cables and side switch pins on a breakout box allow?
    • A. 

      Measurement of individual interface signals

    • B. 

      Interruption of voltage/current to the interfaces

    • C. 

      Cross-patching of individual interface conductors

    • D. 

      Changing the voltage of individual interface signals

  • 85. 
    What happens to the observed signal if you advance the oscilloscope synchorizning control too far?
    • A. 

      Masking

    • B. 

      Distortion

    • C. 

      Deflection

    • D. 

      Overloading

  • 86. 
    Sampled data points are stored in the memory of a digital storage oscilloscope as
    • A. 

      Sequential records

    • B. 

      Waveform points

    • C. 

      Record lengths

    • D. 

      Record points

  • 87. 
    What area of a digital storage oscilloscope takes digitized samples and performs numerous manipulations on the data including measuring rise and fall times, periods, time intervals, and math computations?
    • A. 

      Microprocessor

    • B. 

      Acquisition

    • C. 

      Memory

    • D. 

      Input

  • 88. 
    What type of sampling does a digital storage oscilloscope normally use on a single-shot or seldom-occurring signals?
    • A. 

      Sequential

    • B. 

      Repetitive

    • C. 

      Real-time

    • D. 

      Random

  • 89. 
    What is the standard operating mode for the acquisition mode on a digital storage oscilloscope?
    • A. 

      Sample mode

    • B. 

      Real-time mode

    • C. 

      Averaging mode

    • D. 

      Peak detect mode

  • 90. 
    Which digital storage oscilloscope button controls all waveforms displayed in the STORE mode?
    • A. 

      CURSORS control

    • B. 

      MEMORY control

    • C. 

      SELECT C1/C2 switch

    • D. 

      SAVE/CONTINUE switch

  • 91. 
    Which section of a bit error rate test (BERT) set measures the received test pattern?
    • A. 

      Emitter

    • B. 

      Receiver

    • C. 

      Transmitter

    • D. 

      Synchronizer

  • 92. 
    What determines the size of a test pattern segment transmitted from a bit error rate test (BERT)?
    • A. 

      The total amount of bandwidth in the test pattern

    • B. 

      The total number of bytes that represent the bits in the test pattern

    • C. 

      The number of bits that can represent the total number of bits in the test pattern

    • D. 

      The number of bits in the number of bytes that are equally divided into the test pattern

  • 93. 
    What type of error is the result of two successive logic one pulses of the same polarity that violates alternate mark inversion coding rules?
    • A. 

      Cyclic redundancy check

    • B. 

      Bipolar violation

    • C. 

      Bit slip

    • D. 

      Frame

  • 94. 
    When using an optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR), what action might a manufacturer require to prevent false readings?
    • A. 

      Connect a launch cable between the test set and the cable being tested

    • B. 

      Connect an injector at the end of the cable being tested

    • C. 

      Set the range for maximum reading

    • D. 

      Use the frequency mode

  • 95. 
    Which component of a protocol analyzer discards frames based on its definition or activates a trigger based on the trigger definition?
    • A. 

      Filter

    • B. 

      Buffer

    • C. 

      Counter

    • D. 

      Central processing unit

  • 96. 
    What protocol analyzer test window provides information concerning the network utilization and frame error that are related to a specific protocol?
    • A. 

      Media access control (MAC) node statistics

    • B. 

      Connection statistics

    • C. 

      Protocol statistics

    • D. 

      Node discovery

  • 97. 
    What protocol analyzer test window reports errors that occur at the physical layer such as bad frame check sequence (FCS), short framers, and jabbers?
    • A. 

      Media access control (MAC) node statistics

    • B. 

      Connection statistics

    • C. 

      Protocol statistics

    • D. 

      Node discovery

  • 98. 
    What protocol analyzer test window automatically runs in the background when the protocol analyzer application is activated?
    • A. 

      Media access control (MAC) node statistics

    • B. 

      Connection statistics

    • C. 

      Protocol statistics

    • D. 

      Node discovery

  • 99. 
    What active test is selected on a protocol analyzer to determine if a network node is connected or responding?
    • A. 

      Packet internetwork groper (PING)

    • B. 

      Traffic generator

    • C. 

      Route generator

    • D. 

      Trace route

  • 100. 
    What active test on a protocol analyzer is selected to see the path that the packets are traveling and the time it takes the packets to complete the trip?
    • A. 

      Trace route

    • B. 

      Route generator

    • C. 

      Traffic generator

    • D. 

      Packet internetwork groper (PING)