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Question 1

On occasion, a company will create a protocol that, while not an official standard,
becomes so popular that other companies start using it.
True
False

Question 2

An asynchronous connection is the most complex example of a data link protocol.


True
False

Question 3

A start bit is always a 1.


True
False

Question 4

A stop bit is always a 0.


True
False

Question 5

The starting and ending sequences of the synchronous connection are called flags.
True
False

Question 6

Because of their higher efficiency, asynchronous connections have almost completely


replaced synchronous connections.
True
False

Question 7

Examples of real-time applications usually include streaming voice, video, and music.
True
False

Question 8

If control simplicity is your primary goal, point-to-point connection of terminals is clearly


superior to multipoint connections.
True
False

Question 9

An interface standard can consist of four parts, or components, all of which reside at the
____ layer.
a. transport
b. network
c. data

link

d. physical

Question 10

A ____ connection is one in which both sender and receiver may transmit at the same
time.
a. full-duplex
b. single-duplex
c. half-duplex
d. multi-duplex

Question 11

Some systems, for various reasons, allow only one side or the other to transmit at one
time. This type of connection is an example of a ____ connection.
a. full-duplex
b. half-duplex
c. multi-duplex
d. single-duplex

Question 12

To prepare a data character for transmission, a ____ bit is added to the beginning of the
character and informs the receiver that an incoming data frame is arriving.
a. parity
b. start
c. end
d. stop

Question 13

At the end of the data character, one or two ____ bits are added to signal the end of the
frame.
a. parity
b. stop
c. check
d. start

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Question 14

With a(n) ____ connection, the unit of transmission is a sequence of characters.


a. serial
b. synchronous
c. parity
d. asynchronous

Question 15

A direct connection between a terminal and a mainframe computer is a ____


connection.
a. point-to-point
b. single-point
c. direct-point
d. multipoint

Question 16

With ____ connections, polling is not necessary because there is only one terminal per
line.
a. primary-to-point
b. multipoint
c. point-to-point
d. terminal-to-point

Question 17

____________________ is a process in which a computer asks a peripheral if it has


any data to transmit to the computer.
polling

Question 18

In a(n) ____________________ connection, a single character, or byte of data, is the


unit of transfer between the sender and receiver.
asynchronous

Question 19

To prepare a data character for an asynchronous transmission, a few extra bits of


information are added to the data bits of the character to create a(n)
____________________.
frame

Question 20

A(n) ____________________ bit performs an error check on only the data bits.
parity

Question 21

A(n) ____________________ connection is a single wire with the mainframe connected


on one end and multiple terminals connected on the other end.
multipoint

Question 22

What are the primary organizations involved in making interface standards?


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Question 23

What are the advantages and disadvantages of an asynchronous connection?


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Question 24

What are the three ways used to maintain synchronization in synchronous connections?
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