Review Questions - M2

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  • 1. 
    DSL is a broadband technology that creates an Internet connection from your computer.  Which of the following describes  DSL?
    • A. 

      DSL is much faster than a dial-up connection.

    • B. 

      DSL customers cannot surf while talking on the phone.

    • C. 

      DSL customers must have a separate line for their phone service.

    • D. 

      All items listed.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the first component of the DSL circuit?
    • A. 

      Customer's computer

    • B. 

      CPE

    • C. 

      DSLAM

    • D. 

      Ethernet cable

  • 3. 
    What connects a customer's computer to the CPE?
    • A. 

      Ethernet or USB cables

    • B. 

      Cable connection

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Phone line

  • 4. 
    Why are DSL filters required in an AT&T customer's home?
    • A. 

      To separate, or "split," the DSL signal from the low frequency voice signal.

    • B. 

      To separate e-mail traffic from regular Internet traffic.

    • C. 

      To clean the digital DSL signal of any "noise."

    • D. 

      To prevent interference from cell phones.

  • 5. 
    The Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer (DSLAM) is a network device that separates data signals and voice signals.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the following describes sync?
    • A. 

      Ongoing or constant communication between a modem and the DSLAM.

    • B. 

      Ongoing or constant communication between a DSLAM and the Internet.

    • C. 

      Ongoing or constant communication between a network and the Internet.

    • D. 

      None of items listed.

  • 7. 
    What is DHCP?
    • A. 

      The protocol used to assign unique IP addresses to the various devices on a computer network

    • B. 

      The current, most common connection type for most networking equipment, including hubs, routers, and switches

    • C. 

      Any graphical or non-text-based interface on a computer system

    • D. 

      A common cause of interference with electronic equipment

  • 8. 
    What is an IP address?
    • A. 

      A unique number that can be used to identify any device on a computer network that uses the IP standard.

    • B. 

      A unique media access controller address that is located on every network card.

    • C. 

      A unique combination of numbers and letters used to identify any device on a Novell network.

    • D. 

      A telephone number that computers use to translate data on the Internet using the IP standard.

  • 9. 
    When you send or receive data through a computer network, the message gets divided into discrete chunks called:
    • A. 

      Packets

    • B. 

      IP addresses

    • C. 

      Pings

    • D. 

      Ports

  • 10. 
    AT&Ti supports IPv6, the next-generation IP address specifcation?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What type of IP address will always stay the same when associated to a user's account?
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Dynamic

    • C. 

      Point-to-Point

    • D. 

      Both static and dynamic

  • 12. 
    What command would you use to view information on the various network addresses and devices involved in a system's  network connections?
    • A. 

      IPCONFIG

    • B. 

      PING

    • C. 

      CMD

    • D. 

      FTP

  • 13. 
    What is the term for a router-enabled feature that directs all unsolicited incoming traffic to a single computer on the network?
    • A. 

      IP passthrough

    • B. 

      File and print sharing

    • C. 

      Port forwarding

    • D. 

      Wireless networking

  • 14. 
    A client is a computer application that relies on another remote application to perform storage, communications, or processing functions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    What is a browser?
    • A. 

      An application that allows users to access content on the World Wide Web or a LAN

    • B. 

      A unique name for a computer

    • C. 

      A program that ensures that the computer is running at optimal performance

    • D. 

      An application that prevents spyware and viruses from infecting a computer

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is a pre-determined amount of disk space that the browser uses to temporarily store files that the browser displays? 
    • A. 

      Cache

    • B. 

      Cookie

    • C. 

      Credit

    • D. 

      Packet

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are small text files that a server sends to a web browser and that are returned every time the browser accesses that server?
    • A. 

      Cookies

    • B. 

      Caches

    • C. 

      Credits

    • D. 

      Packets

  • 18. 
    The three types of internet connections are Static, Open and Dynamic.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A segment ping verifies the DSL modem, located at the customer’s premise, is only in sync with the DSLAM
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The DSLAM and Rback are provisioned with the customer’s unique VP and VC circuit information.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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