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  • 1. 

    Which type of cabling is accepted.

    • A.

      UTP

    • B.

      ScTP

    • C.

      SFF

    • D.

      F/UTP

    • E.

      S/FTP

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. UTP
    B. ScTP
    D. F/UTP
    E. S/FTP
    Explanation
    The accepted types of cabling are UTP (Unshielded Twisted Pair), ScTP (Screened Twisted Pair), F/UTP (Foiled Unshielded Twisted Pair), and S/FTP (Shielded Foiled Twisted Pair). These types of cabling are commonly used for various networking applications and provide different levels of protection against interference and noise.

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  • 2. 

    What are the two common pin pairings?

    • A.

      T586A

    • B.

      T568B

    • C.

      T569A

    • D.

      T568A

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. T568B
    D. T568A
    Explanation
    The two common pin pairings in networking are T568B and T568A. These are the standards for wiring Ethernet cables, specifically for RJ45 connectors. T568B is the most commonly used standard in North America, while T568A is often used in other parts of the world. These standards define the order in which the individual wires inside the cable are connected to the pins of the connector. Both T568B and T568A provide a consistent and reliable way to ensure proper connectivity and communication between network devices.

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  • 3. 

    Pin pairings T568A, T568B assignments are compatible with all known telecommmunications applicatons intended to operate over ____________ ohms balanced twisted-pair?

    • A.

      250

    • B.

      150

    • C.

      100

    • D.

      50

    Correct Answer
    C. 100
    Explanation
    The pin pairings T568A and T568B assignments are compatible with all known telecommunications applications intended to operate over 100 ohms balanced twisted-pair.

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  • 4. 

    What is the maximum percent pathway fill allowed to accommodate unplanned additions after initial installations.

    • A.

      40%

    • B.

      80%

    • C.

      90%

    • D.

      60%

    Correct Answer
    D. 60%
    Explanation
    The maximum percent pathway fill allowed to accommodate unplanned additions after initial installations is 60%. This means that after the initial installations, up to 60% of the pathway can be filled with unplanned additions. This allows for some flexibility and room for future expansion or changes without exceeding the maximum capacity of the pathway.

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  • 5. 

    For branch circuits of 5 KVA or less, how much additional separation should be necessary?

    • A.

      2 in

    • B.

      3 in

    • C.

      24 in

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    D. Zero
    Explanation
    For branch circuits of 5 KVA or less, no additional separation is necessary. This means that there is no requirement for any distance or space between the circuits. The answer "zero" indicates that there is no need for any additional separation.

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  • 6. 

    You should not attach equipment directly to the MUTOA by work area cables.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Attaching equipment directly to the MUTOA (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly) using work area cables is not recommended. The MUTOA is designed to provide a termination point for horizontal cabling, allowing for easy connection to the telecommunications infrastructure. Attaching equipment directly to the MUTOA can cause interference, signal degradation, and potential damage to the MUTOA itself. It is best to use patch cords or jumpers to connect equipment to the MUTOA, ensuring proper signal transmission and maintaining the integrity of the cabling system.

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  • 7. 

    If the work area cable transmission performance is less that that of the horizontal cabling to which it connects, the transmission performance of the entire channel will be reduced to that of the lesser performing work area cable.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If the work area cable transmission performance is lower than that of the horizontal cabling it is connected to, the entire channel's transmission performance will be reduced to the level of the lesser performing work area cable. This means that the overall transmission quality of the channel will be limited by the weaker link, even if the rest of the cabling is capable of better performance. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 8. 

    A MUTOA must be labled to include the following:

    • A.

      Category of the cable

    • B.

      What the cable is connecting to

    • C.

      Maximum length of the work area cable

    Correct Answer
    C. Maximum length of the work area cable
    Explanation
    A MUTOA (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly) must be labeled to include the maximum length of the work area cable. This is important information as it helps in determining the appropriate length of cable that can be connected to the MUTOA. By specifying the maximum length, it ensures that the cable installation adheres to the required standards and does not exceed the allowed distance. This labeling requirement helps in efficient cable management and prevents any potential issues or limitations in the network connectivity within the work area.

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  • 9. 

    You need to uniquely identifie and lable the Work area cables extending from the MUTOA to the work area devices.

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    To ensure proper identification and labeling of work area cables extending from the MUTOA to the work area devices, it is necessary to use unique identifiers. This helps in easily identifying and troubleshooting any connectivity issues that may arise. By labeling the cables, it becomes easier to trace and manage the network infrastructure effectively. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 10. 

    The cross-sectional area of the straight section of a furniture pathway for telecommunications cabling must be at least___________

    • A.

      1.5 in sq

    • B.

      1 in sq

    • C.

      2.5 in sq

    • D.

      3 in sq

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.5 in sq
    Explanation
    The cross-sectional area of the straight section of a furniture pathway for telecommunications cabling must be at least 1.5 in sq. This ensures that there is enough space for the cables to pass through without any obstruction or damage. A larger cross-sectional area allows for better cable management and reduces the risk of overheating or interference. Therefore, 1.5 in sq is the minimum requirement for the furniture pathway to accommodate the telecommunications cabling effectively.

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  • 11. 

    TE's ae intended to serve a larger floor area than a TR

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 12. 

    When telecommunications cabling pathways run parallel to electrical pathways, the recommendation is a minimum of ________ separation?

    • A.

      75 mm (3 in)

    • B.

      100 mm (4 in)

    • C.

      51 mm ( 2 in)

    • D.

      25 mm ( 1 in)

    Correct Answer
    C. 51 mm ( 2 in)
    Explanation
    When telecommunications cabling pathways run parallel to electrical pathways, it is recommended to have a minimum separation of 51 mm (2 in). This separation is necessary to prevent interference and crosstalk between the telecommunications and electrical cables. By maintaining this distance, the risk of signal degradation and data loss is minimized, ensuring reliable communication and efficient operation of both systems.

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  • 13. 

    Identify Disadvantages of a CP:

    • A.

      Generally increase the original installation time and expense of additional materials

    • B.

      Add additional labeling requirements

    • C.

      Can potentially decrease work area cabling installation time and the additional expense of materials when rearranging open office furniture and associated cabling.

    • D.

      May contribute to the complexity of testing and troubleshooting of the installed horizontal cabling.

    • E.

      May degrade the transmission characteristics (insertion loss, crosstalk, and return loss) of the cabling channel.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Generally increase the original installation time and expense of additional materials
    B. Add additional labeling requirements
    D. May contribute to the complexity of testing and troubleshooting of the installed horizontal cabling.
    E. May degrade the transmission characteristics (insertion loss, crosstalk, and return loss) of the cabling channel.
    Explanation
    A CP (Consolidation Point) can have several disadvantages. Firstly, it generally increases the original installation time and expense of additional materials. Secondly, it adds additional labeling requirements. Thirdly, it may contribute to the complexity of testing and troubleshooting of the installed horizontal cabling. Lastly, it may degrade the transmission characteristics (insertion loss, crosstalk, and return loss) of the cabling channel. These disadvantages highlight the potential drawbacks of using a CP in terms of cost, labeling, maintenance, and performance of the cabling system.

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  • 14. 

    A transition point is described as a location in the horizontal cabling where flat undercarpet cable connects to round cable.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A transition point refers to a location in the horizontal cabling where a flat undercarpet cable is connected to a round cable. This means that the statement is correct, as it accurately describes what a transition point is in relation to cabling.

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  • 15. 

    One advantage of a CP is that it may be useful when open office furniture reconfiguration are frequent. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    A CP, or a cubicle panel, can be beneficial in a workspace where open office furniture reconfiguration is frequent. This is because CPs provide flexibility and ease in rearranging the office layout according to changing needs. They can be easily moved, added, or removed to create new workspaces or adjust the existing ones. This allows for adaptability and customization of the office environment, making it more efficient and accommodating for employees.

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  • 16. 

    You should not place active telecommunications equipment directly within the ceiling or access floor space

    • A.

      False

    • B.

      True

    Correct Answer
    B. True
    Explanation
    Placing active telecommunications equipment directly within the ceiling or access floor space is not recommended because it can lead to various problems. These spaces are usually not designed or equipped to handle the heat generated by the equipment, which can result in overheating and potential equipment failure. Additionally, it can be difficult to access and maintain the equipment if it is installed in these areas. Therefore, it is advisable to avoid placing active telecommunications equipment directly within the ceiling or access floor space.

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  • 17. 

    Heavy furniture would include objects weighing __________lbs or more

    • A.

      400 lbs

    • B.

      200 lbs

    • C.

      300 lbs

    • D.

      50 lbs

    • E.

      100 lbs

    Correct Answer
    E. 100 lbs
    Explanation
    Heavy furniture typically refers to objects that are larger and more difficult to move. In this context, the correct answer of 100 lbs suggests that any furniture weighing 100 lbs or more would be considered heavy. This implies that objects weighing less than 100 lbs would not be classified as heavy furniture.

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  • 18. 

    For balanced twisted-pair cabling, CP should be located at least what distance from the HC (FD) to minimize the effects fo multiple connections ni close proximity on NEXT loss and return loss?

    • A.

      30 ft

    • B.

      40 ft

    • C.

      50 ft

    • D.

      60 ft

    • E.

      100 ft

    Correct Answer
    C. 50 ft
    Explanation
    To minimize the effects of multiple connections in close proximity on NEXT loss and return loss, the CP (cross-point) should be located at least 50 ft away from the HC (FD) in balanced twisted-pair cabling. This distance helps to reduce interference and crosstalk between the connections, ensuring better signal quality and performance.

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  • 19. 

    High-density patch panels may not be used as a CP

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    High-density patch panels may not be used as a CP. This statement is false. High-density patch panels can be used as a CP (cross-connect panel) in networking systems. These panels provide a compact and efficient solution for managing large numbers of network connections in a limited space. They allow for easy cable management and organization, making it easier to troubleshoot and maintain the network infrastructure. Therefore, high-density patch panels are commonly used as CPs in data centers, server rooms, and other networking environments.

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  • 20. 

    A CP should be limited to serving a maximum of _________ work areas

    • A.

      24

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    • E.

      12

    Correct Answer
    E. 12
    Explanation
    A CP, which stands for Control Point, should be limited to serving a maximum of 12 work areas. This means that a single CP should be responsible for overseeing and managing the operations of up to 12 different work areas. This limitation helps ensure that the CP can effectively monitor and control the activities in each work area, allowing for efficient coordination and management.

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  • 21. 

    When used, each open office furniture cluster should be served by at least _______ CP

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    C. 1
    Explanation
    Each open office furniture cluster should be served by at least 1 CP. This means that for every cluster of office furniture, there should be at least one CP (which stands for Connection Point) available. The CP is likely responsible for providing power, internet connectivity, or other necessary services to the furniture cluster. Having at least one CP ensures that the cluster is properly equipped and functional for its intended purpose.

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  • 22. 

    The CP is a user interface.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "The CP is a user interface" is false. The CP typically refers to the Control Panel, which is a component of an operating system or software that allows users to configure and manage system settings. It is not a user interface itself, but rather a tool or interface within a larger user interface that provides access to system controls and settings.

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  • 23. 

    A CP is a locaton for interconnection between the permanently installed horizontal cables extending from the HC (FD) in the TR and the horizontal cables extending to the telecommunications outlet/connectiors or MUTOA's

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because a CP (Consolidation Point) is indeed a location where the permanently installed horizontal cables from the Horizontal Cross-Connect (HC) in the Telecommunications Room (TR) are connected to the horizontal cables that extend to the telecommunications outlet/connectors or MUTOA's (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assemblies). This interconnection allows for the distribution of telecommunications services throughout a building or facility.

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  • 24. 

    For balanced twisted-pair cabling, MUTOA should be located at what distances from the HC (FD) to minimize the effects of multiple connections in close proximity on near-end crosstalk (Next) loss and return loss. 

    • A.

      50 ft

    • B.

      30 ft

    • C.

      100 ft

    • D.

      20 ft

    • E.

      40 ft

    Correct Answer
    A. 50 ft
    Explanation
    To minimize the effects of multiple connections in close proximity on near-end crosstalk (Next) loss and return loss, the MUTOA (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly) should be located at a distance of 50 ft from the HC (Horizontal Cabling) FD (Floor Distributor). By placing the MUTOA at this distance, it ensures that there is enough separation between the connections, reducing the interference and crosstalk between them. This distance helps maintain the performance and quality of the twisted-pair cabling system.

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  • 25. 

    If furniture is permanently secured to the building structure it is ok to install a MUTOA.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    If furniture is permanently secured to the building structure, it means that it is securely attached and cannot be easily moved or detached. In such a case, it is considered safe to install a MUTOA (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly) because the furniture will not interfere with the installation or cause any damage to the MUTOA. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 26. 

    MUTOA should not be installed in the following areas:

    • A.

      Building columns

    • B.

      Ceiling spaces

    • C.

      Under access flooring

    • D.

      Any obstructed areas

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Ceiling spaces
    C. Under access flooring
    D. Any obstructed areas
    Explanation
    The MUTOA should not be installed in ceiling spaces, under access flooring, or any obstructed areas because these locations may hinder the proper functioning and accessibility of the MUTOA. Installing it in these areas could potentially lead to difficulties in maintenance, repairs, and overall performance of the MUTOA.

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  • 27. 

    24 AWG (.51 mm.020 in) UTP / ScTP Patch Cords have a Derating Factor of what percent?

    • A.

      20%

    • B.

      30%

    • C.

      40%

    • D.

      50%

    Correct Answer
    A. 20%
    Explanation
    The derating factor of 20% for 24 AWG (.51 mm.020 in) UTP / ScTP Patch Cords means that the cords can only handle 80% of their maximum capacity. This is necessary to ensure that the cords do not overheat or experience signal degradation.

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  • 28. 

    26 AWG (.41 mm .016 in) ScTP Patch Cords have a Derationg Factor of what percent?

    • A.

      50%

    • B.

      20%

    • C.

      30%

    • D.

      40%

    Correct Answer
    A. 50%
  • 29. 

    Do not use 24 AWG (.51 mm .020 in) work area cables with lengths that exceed 22 m (71 ft).

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Using 24 AWG work area cables with lengths that exceed 22 m can result in signal loss and degradation. This is because the smaller gauge wire has higher resistance, causing attenuation over longer distances. Therefore, it is recommended to use thicker cables or consider alternative solutions if the distance exceeds 22 m.

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  • 30. 

    Is it ok to use in some cases High-Density patch panels as a MUTOA?

    • A.

      YES

    • B.

      NO

    Correct Answer
    A. YES
    Explanation
    High-density patch panels can be used as a MUTOA (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly) in some cases. MUTOA refers to a device that allows multiple users to connect to a network using individual outlets. High-density patch panels provide a large number of ports in a compact design, making them suitable for situations where space is limited. Therefore, they can be a viable option for implementing MUTOA in certain scenarios.

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  • 31. 

    How may feet does the use of a MUTOA cabling design option allow work area cables to extend beyond, this also depends on the length of the horizontal cable?

    • A.

      16 ft

    • B.

      33 ft

    • C.

      28 ft

    • D.

      10 ft

    Correct Answer
    A. 16 ft
    Explanation
    The use of a MUTOA cabling design option allows work area cables to extend beyond a maximum of 16 feet, depending on the length of the horizontal cable.

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  • 32. 

    A single MUTOA shold be limited to serving a maximum of how may work areas?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      2

    • E.

      1

    Correct Answer
    A. 12
    Explanation
    A single MUTOA should be limited to serving a maximum of 12 work areas. This means that one MUTOA can provide connectivity and support for up to 12 different work areas or devices. By limiting the number of work areas, it helps ensure that the network performance and connectivity remain stable and efficient for all users. It also helps prevent overloading and congestion on the network, allowing for better management and control of the network infrastructure.

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  • 33. 

    Work area equipment is directly connected to the MUTOA by work area cables.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Work area equipment refers to the devices and machines used by individuals in a specific work area. These equipment are connected to the MUTOA (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly) through work area cables. The MUTOA serves as the connection point between the work area and the telecommunication infrastructure. Therefore, it is true that work area equipment is directly connected to the MUTOA by work area cables.

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  • 34. 

    When used, each open office furniture cluster should be servied by at least how many MUTOA

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    • E.

      12

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Each open office furniture cluster should be serviced by at least one MUTOA (Multi-user Telecommunications Outlet Assembly). This means that there should be a minimum of one MUTOA for each cluster of office furniture in order to provide telecommunication services.

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  • 35. 

    Each occupant work area must have a minimum of one telecommunications outlet box at each location?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Each occupant work area must have a minimum of one telecommunications outlet box at each location because this ensures that each person has access to a telecommunications connection for their work. This outlet box allows for the installation of telephone lines, internet connections, and other communication services. Without this outlet box, occupants would not be able to easily connect their devices and access necessary communication services.

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  • 36. 

    For work areas in which it may be difficult to install future additional telecommunications outlet/connectors (e.g., in private offices) what is the minimum number of telecommunications outlet box locations should be provided and located for equipment access flexibility.

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
    Explanation
    In work areas where it may be challenging to install additional telecommunications outlet/connectors in the future, it is recommended to provide a minimum of 2 telecommunications outlet box locations. This allows for equipment access flexibility and ensures that there are sufficient outlets available for any potential future needs.

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  • 37. 

    MUTOAs are not suitable for use in open office spaces that are frequently reconfigured.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    MUTOAs are suitable for use in open office spaces that are frequently reconfigured. This means that MUTOAs can be easily adjusted and moved around to accommodate changes in the office layout.

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  • 38. 

    For branch circuits of 5 kVa or less, no additional separation should be necessary.  For unusual situations when excessive noise is present on branch circuits you should see which of the following aNoise Reduction Guidelines.a?

    • A.

      TIA-568-B Annex C

    • B.

      TIA-568-A Annex C

    • C.

      TIA-569-B Annex C

    • D.

      TIA-569-A Annex C

    Correct Answer
    C. TIA-569-B Annex C
    Explanation
    TIA-569-B Annex C provides guidelines for reducing noise on branch circuits. This means that if there is excessive noise present on branch circuits, TIA-569-B Annex C should be consulted for guidance on how to reduce the noise.

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  • 39. 

    Electrical motors and transformers should have a minimum separation distance of?

    • A.

      610 mm (24 in)

    • B.

      152 mm (6 in)

    • C.

      1194 mm (47 in)

    • D.

      305 mm (12 in)

    Correct Answer
    C. 1194 mm (47 in)
    Explanation
    Electrical motors and transformers should have a minimum separation distance of 1194 mm (47 in). This is necessary to ensure proper ventilation and prevent overheating. The larger separation distance allows for better airflow and reduces the risk of fire or damage to the equipment. It also helps in maintaining the efficiency and performance of the motors and transformers.

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  • 40. 

    Unshielded power lines or electrical equipment in proximity to a grounded metal conduit pathway should have a minimum separation distance of?

    • A.

      1194 mm (47 in)

    • B.

      305 mm (12 in)

    • C.

      610 mm (24 in)

    • D.

      152 mm (6 in)

    Correct Answer
    B. 305 mm (12 in)
    Explanation
    Unshielded power lines or electrical equipment in proximity to a grounded metal conduit pathway should have a minimum separation distance of 305 mm (12 in). This distance is necessary to prevent any potential electrical interference or arcing between the power lines or equipment and the grounded metal conduit. By maintaining this separation, the risk of electrical accidents or damage to the equipment is minimized, ensuring the safety and proper functioning of the electrical system.

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  • 41. 

    Power lines enclosed in a grounded metal conduit (or equivalent shielding) in proximity to a grounded metal conduit pathway should have a minimum separation distance of?

    • A.

      1194mm (47 in)

    • B.

      610 mm (24 in)

    • C.

      305 mm (12 in)

    • D.

      152 mm (6 in )

    Correct Answer
    D. 152 mm (6 in )
    Explanation
    Power lines enclosed in a grounded metal conduit (or equivalent shielding) in proximity to a grounded metal conduit pathway should have a minimum separation distance of 152 mm (6 in). This distance is necessary to ensure proper grounding and prevent electrical interference between the power lines and the conduit pathway. The close proximity allows for efficient transfer of electricity while still maintaining a safe distance to prevent any potential hazards.

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  • 42. 

    You should always maintain specified  distances from possible sources of EMI exceeding 5 kVa

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    To prevent interference from electromagnetic interference (EMI) exceeding 5 kVa, it is important to maintain specified distances from possible sources. This is because EMI can disrupt electronic devices and cause malfunctions or data corruption. By maintaining the specified distances, the risk of EMI interference is minimized, ensuring the proper functioning of electronic equipment. Therefore, the statement "You should always maintain specified distances from possible sources of EMI exceeding 5 kVa" is true.

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  • 43. 

    Unshielded power lines or electrical equipment in proximity to open or nonmetal pathways should have a minimum separation distance of?

    • A.

      610mm (24in)

    • B.

      305 mm (12in)

    • C.

      152 mm (12in)

    • D.

      1194 mm (47)

    Correct Answer
    A. 610mm (24in)
    Explanation
    Unshielded power lines or electrical equipment in proximity to open or nonmetal pathways should have a minimum separation distance of 610mm (24in). This distance is necessary to ensure the safety of individuals and prevent any potential accidents or electrical hazards. By maintaining this separation, the risk of electrical shock or interference is minimized, reducing the chances of injury or damage to the equipment.

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  • 44. 

    A work area telecommunications outlet should be installed within how many feet and at the same hight as an electircal outlet?

    • A.

      2 in

    • B.

      3 in

    • C.

      3 ft

    • D.

      2ft

    • E.

      4 in

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 ft
    Explanation
    A work area telecommunications outlet should be installed within 3 feet and at the same height as an electrical outlet. This is important to ensure that both outlets are easily accessible and conveniently located for users. By installing the telecommunications outlet within 3 feet of the electrical outlet, it allows for efficient and organized wiring connections. Additionally, having the outlets at the same height makes it easier for users to connect and disconnect devices without straining or reaching too far.

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  • 45. 

    When horizontal cabling must be adapted to accommodate specific user needs make the adaptions inside the telecommunications outlet/connector or MUTOA.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because when horizontal cabling needs to be adapted to accommodate specific user needs, the adaptations should be made outside of the telecommunications outlet/connector or MUTOA. This is because the telecommunications outlet/connector or MUTOA should remain standardized and not be modified. Any adaptations or changes should be made in the patch panel or patch cords, which are easily replaceable and can be customized to meet specific user needs.

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  • 46. 

    The maximum size pathway must not force the cable bend radius to be less than ___ in under conditions of maximum cable fill?

    • A.

      2 in

    • B.

      1 in

    • C.

      3 in

    • D.

      1.5 in

    Correct Answer
    B. 1 in
    Explanation
    The maximum size pathway must not force the cable bend radius to be less than 1 in under conditions of maximum cable fill. This means that when the pathway is filled with the maximum number of cables, the bend radius of the cables should not be less than 1 inch. This is important to ensure that the cables are not bent too tightly, which can cause damage to the cables and affect their performance.

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  • 47. 

    Which of the folling are work area components?

    • A.

      Telecommunicatons outlet/connector

    • B.

      Work area cable (cord)

    • C.

      Multi-user telecommunications outlet assembly (MUTOA)

    • D.

      Work area equipment

    • E.

      SFF (small form factor)

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Telecommunicatons outlet/connector
    B. Work area cable (cord)
    C. Multi-user telecommunications outlet assembly (MUTOA)
    D. Work area equipment
    Explanation
    The work area components listed in the answer are all elements that are part of the work area in a telecommunications system. A telecommunications outlet/connector is used to connect devices to the network. Work area cable (cord) is the cable used to connect devices to the outlet/connector. Multi-user telecommunications outlet assembly (MUTOA) is a device that allows multiple users to connect to the network through a single outlet. Work area equipment refers to the devices or equipment used by users in the work area, such as computers or telephones. SFF (small form factor) is not listed as a work area component in the answer.

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  • 48. 

    Define the folling: Connection device in the work area on which horizontal cable  or outlet cable terminates.

    • A.

      Optional multi-user telecommunications outlet assembly (MUTOA)

    • B.

      Transition point

    • C.

      Consolidation point

    • D.

      Telecommunications outlet/connector

    Correct Answer
    D. Telecommunications outlet/connector
    Explanation
    A telecommunications outlet/connector is a connection device in the work area where the horizontal cable or outlet cable terminates. It is used to connect various devices such as telephones, computers, or other communication equipment to the network. The outlet/connector provides a convenient and easily accessible point for users to connect their devices and access the network.

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  • 49. 

    What is used to extend from the telecommunications outlet/connector MUTOA to the work area equipment.

    • A.

      Transition point

    • B.

      Work area cables "equipment cords"

    • C.

      Horizontal cross-connects

    Correct Answer
    B. Work area cables "equipment cords"
    Explanation
    Work area cables, also known as equipment cords, are used to extend from the telecommunications outlet/connector MUTOA (Multi-User Telecommunications Outlet Assembly) to the work area equipment. These cables connect the devices such as computers, phones, or printers in the work area to the telecommunications infrastructure. They provide the necessary connectivity and allow for data and voice transmission between the work area and the main network. Horizontal cross-connects, on the other hand, are used to connect the MUTOA to the main distribution frame, while a transition point refers to the location where different cabling systems or media types meet.

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  • 50. 

    One type of telecommunications outlet/connector is the 4-pair connector (8P8C type) and is recognized as an industry standard for balanced twisted-pair cabling.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The 4-pair connector (8P8C type) is indeed recognized as an industry standard for balanced twisted-pair cabling in telecommunications. This type of connector is commonly used for Ethernet connections and is compatible with various types of networking equipment. It is designed to provide reliable and efficient transmission of data signals over twisted-pair cables. Therefore, the statement "True" is correct.

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