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Network Fundamentals Chapter 5

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

____ 1. A physical topology ____.
a. specifies device types c. specifies connectivity methods
b. depicts a network in broad scope d. specifies addressing schemes

____ 2. Without ____, a bus network would suffer from signal bounce.
a. hubs c. terminators
b. repeaters d. jamming

____ 3. In a ring network, each workstation acts as a(n) ____ for the transmission.
a. repeater c. terminator
b. amplifier d. manager

____ 4. A complex combination of pure topologies is known as a ____ topology.
a. mixed c. compound
b. hybrid d. mulitpart

____ 5. The most common logical topologies are ____ and ring.
a. bus c. wired
b. star d. hybrid

____ 6. A ____ is simply a linked series of devices.
a. star c. ring
b. star-wired ring d. daisy-chain

____ 7. In packet switching, when packets reach their destination node, the node ____ them based on their control information.
a. disassembles c. reassembles
b. deletes d. separates

____ 8. Collectively, MPLS labels are sometimes called a ____.
a. header c. frame
b. shim d. title

____ 9. All Ethernet networks, independent of their speed or frame type, use an access method called ____.

____ 10. A ____ occurs when two transmissions interfere with each other.
a. jam c. carrier sense
b. collision d. multiple access event

____ 11. On an Ethernet network, a(n) ____ is the portion of a network in which collisions occur if two nodes transmit data at the same time.
a. collision domain c. interference domain
b. crash domain d. duplicate domain

____ 12. 1000Base-T is a standard for achieving throughputs ____ times faster than Fast Ethernet over copper cable.
a. 2 c. 10
b. 5 d. 100

____ 13. The 10GBase-T standard is considered a breakthrough for transmitting 10 Gbps over ____ medium.
a. coaxial c. fiber
b. twisted pair d. atmosphere

____ 14. The most common 1-Gigabit Ethernet standard in use today is ____.
a. 1000Base-T c. 10GBase-SR
b. 1000Base-SX d. 1000Base-LX

____ 15. 1000Base-SX has a maximum throughput of ____.
a. 1 Gbps c. 100 Gbps
b. 10 Gbps d. 1000 Gbps

____ 16. The 10-gigabit fiber optic standard with the shortest segment length is ____.
a. 10GBase-T c. 10GBase-LR
b. 10GBase-SR d. 10GBase-ER

____ 17. In the 10GBase-LR standard, the L stands for ____.
a. long reach c. long ring
b. LAN d. little ring

____ 18. Given their long-distance capabilities, 10GBase-ER and 10GBase-EW are best suited for use on ____.
a. VANs c. LANs
b. MANs d. WANs

____ 19. Within Ethernet frame types, the ____ signals to the receiving node that data is incoming and indicates when the data flow is about to begin.
a. FCS c. preamble
b. header d. frame

____ 20. The data portion of an Ethernet frame may contain ____ bytes of information.
a. 46 c. 1500
b. 46 to 1500 d. more than 1500

____ 21. The Ethernet_II frame type contains a 2-byte ____ field which differentiates it from the older Ethernet_802.3 and Ethernet_802.2 frame types.
a. data c. source
b. length d. type


Match each item with a statement below:
a. PSE f. 802.3ae
b. 1000Base-LX g. 802.3z
c. 10Base-T h. 802.3u
d. 100Base-T i. PD
e. 1000Base-T

____ 22. Follows the 5-4-3 rule of networking.

____ 23. The most common 1-Gigabit Ethernet.

____ 24. Also known as Gigabit Ethernet.

____ 25. Refers to the PoE device that receives the power.

____ 26. Also known as Fast Ethernet.

____ 27. Refers to the PoE device that supplies the power.

____ 28. IEEE standard for fiber-optic Ethernet networks transmitting data at 10 Gbps.

____ 29. IEEE standard for fiber-optic Ethernet networks transmitting data at 1 Gbps.

____ 30. IEEE standard for fiber-optic Ethernet networks transmitting data at 100 Mbps.