RCDD Chapter 13 Private Catv Distribution System

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Distribution System Quizzes & Trivia

Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A two way splitter divides a signal evenly while maintaining a _______ impedance.
    • A. 

      50 ohm

    • B. 

      65 ohm

    • C. 

      75 ohm

    • D. 

      100 ohm

  • 2. 
    Proof of performance testing involves what two steps:
    • A. 

      Aligning/balancing the system

    • B. 

      Signal ingress

    • C. 

      Determining system loss

    • D. 

      Testing the system and its components

  • 3. 
    What is the loss for Series 11 coaxial type cable at 450 MHz
    • A. 

      1.25 dB

    • B. 

      1.97 dB

    • C. 

      2.50 dB

    • D. 

      2.75 dB

  • 4. 
    What device divides a signal evenly while maintaining a 75 ohm impedance:
    • A. 

      Two-way splitter

    • B. 

      Multiport tap

    • C. 

      Directional coupler

    • D. 

      Combiner

  • 5. 
    What device has several inputs and a single output.
    • A. 

      Splitter

    • B. 

      Directional coupler

    • C. 

      Multiport tap

    • D. 

      Combiner

  • 6. 
    What device is a splitter with uneven outputs:
    • A. 

      Two-way splitter

    • B. 

      Directional coupler

    • C. 

      Multiport tap

    • D. 

      Combiner

  • 7. 
    A typical cable system consists of what three basic elements:
    • A. 

      Entrance facility (EF)

    • B. 

      Headend

    • C. 

      Distribution system

    • D. 

      Design system

    • E. 

      Subscriber drop

  • 8. 
    What are the two basic topologies used in private CATV distribution systems:
    • A. 

      Lay in

    • B. 

      Home run

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Trunk and tap

  • 9. 
    Which topology is usually the least expensive way to serve an area.
    • A. 

      Home run

    • B. 

      Trunk and Tap

  • 10. 
    Most cable loss values are based on a temperature of:
    • A. 

      10 degrees C (45 degrees F)

    • B. 

      15 degrees C (60 degrees F)

    • C. 

      20 degrees C (68 degrees F)

    • D. 

      25 degrees C (74 degrees F)

  • 11. 
    What is the loss for a series 11 coaxial cable at 55 MHz:
    • A. 

      0.50 dB

    • B. 

      0.74 dB

    • C. 

      0.83 dB

    • D. 

      0.96 dB

  • 12. 
    What are two factors that must be considered when calculating losses in designing a network:
    • A. 

      Connector loss

    • B. 

      Cable loss

    • C. 

      Receiver loss

    • D. 

      Device loss

    • E. 

      Transmitter loss

  • 13. 
    In horizontal telecommunications cabling, the home run design is called a ________ topology.
    • A. 

      Hierarchial star

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Bus

    • D. 

      Ring

  • 14. 
    A two way splitter results in an approximate signal loss of _____.
    • A. 

      2 dB

    • B. 

      3 dB

    • C. 

      5 dB

    • D. 

      10 dB

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