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CCNA1 Chapter 8 Practice Test Answers

Which layer of the OSI model is the physical layer? • Layer 1 • Layer 2 • Layer 3 • Layer 4 • Layer 5 • Layer 6 • Layer 7 What is the protocol data unit (PDU) at the physical layer? • • • • Segment Frame Packet Bits

Which tasks are the responsibility of the physical layer? (Choose 2) • • • • Encoding data into signals and putting the signals on the medium. Adding addressing information for the first hop of the journey. Setting up an end-to-end communication across internetworks. Specification of the cable characteristics.

What type of cable would you use to connect two PCs together directly? • • • • Straight through Crossover Rollover Console

What type of cable would you use to connect a PC to a switch or hub? • • • • Straight through Crossover Rollover Console

What type of cable would you use to connect a PC directly to a router? • • • • Straight through Crossover Rollover Console

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What colour should you see on the left at the other end? • • • • Orange Blue Green Brown SW 2/16/2013 /var/www/apps/conversion/tmp/scratch_1/129648819. One end has an orange wire on the left.doc 2 .What type of cable would you use to connect a switch to a router? • • • • Straight through Crossover Rollover Console What type of cable would you use to connect a switch to another switch or to a hub (if no uplink ports are used)? • • • • Straight through Crossover Rollover Console An RJ45 connector is typically used with: • • • • Coaxial cable Single mode Fibre optic cable Multimode Fibre optic cable Twisted pair cable A type F connector is typically used with: • • • • Coaxial cable Single mode Fibre optic cable Multimode Fibre optic cable Twisted pair cable In a standard UTP crossover cable. pins 1 and 2 cross with: • • • • • • 3 and 4 3 and 5 3 and 6 4 and 5 4 and 6 5 and 6 You look at the connectors at the ends of a standard UTP crossover cable (held the same way up).

It is more subject to interference than other types of cable. It can be used over long distances. RMI and crosstalk. RFI and crosstalk from other wires)? • • • • The twisting gives a cancellation effect. Metal mesh round the wires just inside the plastic jacket. It is more difficult to install than other types of cable. It is easier to obtain switches and network cards with the right sort of connections SW 2/16/2013 /var/www/apps/conversion/tmp/scratch_1/129648819. It can be used only over relatively short distances.doc 3 . No protection at all. It is the easiest type of cable to install. Which of the following are disadvantages of choosing UTP cable for a network? (Choose 2) • • • • It is more expensive than other types of cable.Which version of Ethernet uses Manchester encoding to put signals on a UTP cable? • • • • 10Mbps legacy Ethernet 100Mbps Fast Ethernet 1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet 10Gbps Ethernet Which version of Ethernet uses 4B/5B encoding to put signals on a UTP cable? • • • • 10Mbps legacy Ethernet 100Mbps Fast Ethernet 1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet 10Gbps Ethernet What protection does UTP cabling have against interference (EMI. Metallic foil shielding round each pair of wires. It does not have problems with RFI. Which of the following are advantages of choosing fibre optic cable for a network? (Choose 2) • • • • • It is the cheapest type of cable.

It has a larger diameter core than multimode. It is suitable for long distances. It prevents light from escaping from the core. It cuts out RFI and EMI. It provides strength and flexibility. What is the purpose of the cladding in a fibre optic cable? • • • • It carries the light signals. up to 100 km. What would you find just inside the outer jacket of a fibre optic cable? • • • • Cladding Strengthening material Buffer Shielding Which devices are most likely to cause problems for a wireless network? (Choose 2) • Microwave oven SW 2/16/2013 /var/www/apps/conversion/tmp/scratch_1/129648819. It has multiple light paths to give greater bandwidth.Which types of cable have a braided metal shield inside the outer jacket? (Choose 2) • • • • UTP STP Coaxial Fibre optic Which type of cabling typically uses lasers to put the signals on the medium? • • • • Single mode fibre optic Multimode fibre optic Coaxial STP Which type of cabling typically uses light emitting diodes to put the signals on the medium? • • • • Single mode fibre optic Multimode fibre optic Coaxial STP Which statement is true of single mode optical cabling? • • • • It is normally cheaper than multimode.doc 4 .

The rate of data flow across the slowest link in a network that uses several different layer 1 technologies.doc 5 . The measured amount of usable data transferred between applications across a network over a specified period of time. and need to be addressed when setting up the network. Where in a LAN is fibre optic cable most likely to be used? (Choose 2) • • • • For links between switch cabinets on different floors of a building. For links between communications rooms in different buildings on a campus. For links between workstations and hubs. SW 2/16/2013 /var/www/apps/conversion/tmp/scratch_1/129648819.15 standard to link paired devices over short distances? • • • • Blackberry Wi-fi WiMAX Bluetooth Digital bandwidth is • • • • The amount of information that could potentially flow across a network segment in a given amount of time. For links between workstations and the wall network outlets.• • • Cordless phone Computer workstation Cable modem Certain issues are more likely to give problems on a wireless network then on a cabled network. given the media and technologies in use. Which are these? (Choose 2) • • • • Interference Cost Availability of equipment Security What is the common name for communication using the IEEE 802. The measured transfer of bits across the network media over a specified period of time.

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