Chapter 15 Practice Quiz – IT Found.

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What version of Ethernet utilizes a fiber-optic cable and has a transmission speed of 100 Mbps?


What type of network device keeps a table of the MAC addresses of the devices connected to it?


If you’re looking to install Gigabit Ethernet, what cabling system would you use?


What two terms describe the type of network cable that is used for connecting a computer to a switch or other network device?

patch cable & straight-through cable

What two different types of coaxial cable have been used for cable TV?

RG-6 & RG-59

What type of device do you need if you want to connect two network segments together such as a wireless network and a wired network?


Which physical topology uses a centralized device to manage traffic on the network?

star bus

True or False: A WLAN covers a large geographical area and is made up of many smaller networks.


What statement regarding crossover cables is accurate?

it can be used to connect two PCs together

Which statement regarding 10-Gigabit Ethernet is accurate?

it is a good choice for backbone networks

What two standards have been established for wiring twisted-pair cabling and RJ-45 connectors?

T568A & T568B

What command will display a list of active and inactive network interfaces on Unix, Linux, and Mac OS X?

ifconfig -a

True or False: Phone cords are a type of twisted-pair cable and use an RJ-45 connector.


What does a 1000BaseT NIC use to connect to a network cable?

RJ-45 port

True or False: A punchdown tool is used to wire twisted-pair cabling to a keystone jack.


What cable system utilizes a fiber-optic cable?


Under what circumstance might you use an Ethernet loopback plug?

to test a network cable

In the T568B wiring scheme, what two color pairs are used for transmit and receive on a 100BaseT network?

white/orange, orange & white/green, green

Why are there twists in the wires that are used for network cabling?

the twists reduce crosstalk

In order to terminate multiple network cables that converge in one location such as an electrical closet or server room, what should you use?

patch panel

What command manages user accounts on the local system in Windows?

net user

What DSL technology provides equal bandwidth in both directions?


True or False: Switches are slowly being replaced by hubs, which are newer technology.


Match each item with a statement below.

1)a networking technology that carries more than one type of signal

2)the average of the actual speed of a network

3)a device that helps to eliminate electromagnetic interference (EMI)

4)a device that helps to eliminate electromagnetic interference (EMI)

5)operates at 100 Mbps and uses STP or UTP cabling, rated CAT-5 or higher

6)used to connect a computer to a switch or other network device

7)uses a covering or shield around wire pairs

8)a device that keeps a table of MAC addresses to port mappings

9)a device that amplifies and retransmits signal to a wider coverage area

10)uses ordinary copper phone lines and a range of frequencies on the copper wire to provide Internet

1)broadband 2)throughput 3)ferrite clamp 4)latency 5)fast Ethernet 6)patch cable 7)STP 8) switch 9) repeater 10) DSL

Which of the following is true about cable Internet?

Switches are slowly being replaced by hubs, which are newer technology.

10Base5 cabling runs at speeds up to 1 Gbps and distances to 500 meters.

If you are experiencing issues reaching a target destination network, and you need to to display each hop to the destination, what command should you use?


What network type covers a large campus or city?


What statement regarding satellite connections is accurate?

It requires line of sight connectivity

What is the unit of information called when a network adapter adds the source and destination MAC address to the segment of data before it is transmitted on the network?


What two commands are used to display TCP/IP configuration on Windows and Unix / Linux / Mac OS X operating systems, respectively?

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