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Network Fundamentals Chapter 2

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

____ 1. Standards define the ____ performance of a product or service.
a. ideal c. minimum acceptable
b. most acceptable d. maximum acceptable


____ 2. The goal of ____ is to establish international technological standards to facilitate the global exchange of information and barrier free trade.
a. ANSI c. ITU
b. ISO d. ISOC


____ 3. The ____ is a specialized United Nations agency that provides developing countries with technical expertise and equipment to advance those nations’ technological bases.
a. ANSI c. ITU
b. ISO d. ISOC


____ 4. ____ oversees the IAB (Internet Architecture Board).
a. EIA c. ICANN
b. ISOC d. ISO


____ 5. Which statement accurately describes the OSI model?
a. It describes how software programs interact with humans.
b. It prescribes the type of hardware or software that should support each layer.
c. It describes how software programs interact with other software programs.
d. It describes a theoretical representation of what happens between two nodes communicating on a network.


____ 6. Which OSI model layer initiates the flow of information?
a. Physical c. Application
b. Session d. Presentation


____ 7. Which OSI model layer manages data encryption?
a. Physical c. Application
b. Session d. Presentation


____ 8. In which OSI model layer does TCP operate?
a. Physical c. Network
b. Transport d. Data Link


____ 9. Which type of protocol is useful when data must be transferred quickly?
a. connection-oriented c. TCP
b. connectionless d. IP


____ 10. Transport layer protocols break large data units into ____.
a. PDUs c. frames
b. segments d. block IDs


____ 11. ____ is the process of reconstructing segmented data.
a. Reassembly c. Resegmenting
b. Reengineering d. Realigning


____ 12. Each network node has ____ types of addresses.
a. one c. three
b. two d. four


____ 13. The process of determining the best path from Point A on one network to Point B on another is known as ____.
a. mapping c. reconfiguring
b. enhancing d. routing


____ 14. In which OSI model layer does IP operate?
a. Physical c. Network
b. Transport d. Data Link


____ 15. Which Data Link sublayer manages flow control?
a. LLC c. Management layer
b. MAC d. Addressing layer


____ 16. Which Data Link sublayer manages access to the physical medium?
a. LLC c. Management layer
b. MAC d. Addressing layer


____ 17. The ____ is a fixed number associated with a device’s NIC.
a. LLC address c. logical address
b. frame address d. physical address


____ 18. In which OSI model layer do hubs operate?
a. Physical c. Data Link
b. Network d. Physical and Data Link


____ 19. In which OSI model layer(s) do NICs operate?
a. Physical c. Data Link
b. Network and Physical d. Physical and Data Link


____ 20. Which IEEE standard describes Ethernet?
a. 802.1 c. 802.5
b. 802.3 d. 802.11


____ 21. Which IEEE standard describes specifications for wireless transmissions?
a. 802.1 c. 802.5
b. 802.3 d. 802.11


Matching

Match each item with a statement below:
a. ANSI f. Session layer
b. EIA/TIA g. Transport layer
c. IEEE h. Network layer
d. ISOC i. Physical layer
e. Presentation layer


____ 22. A professional membership society that helps to establish technical standards for the Internet.

____ 23. Produces guidelines for how network cable should be installed in commercial buildings.

____ 24. Determines standards for the electronics industry and other fields, such as chemical and nuclear engineering, health and safety, and construction.

____ 25. An international society composed of engineering professionals with goals of promoting development and education in the electrical engineering and computer science fields.

____ 26. Translates network addresses into their physical counterparts.

____ 27. Serves as a translator.

____ 28. Generates signals as changes in voltage at the NIC.

____ 29. Manages end-to-end delivery of data.

____ 30. Coordinates and maintains communications between two nodes on the network.
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