Chapter 14 Testouts

You have just signed up for a broadband home Internet service that uses coaxial cable. Which connector type will you most likely use?
F-type
Which connector is used with unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable?
RJ-45
You have recently been called to troubleshoot network connectivity problems at a user;s workstation. you have found that the network cable runs across high-traffic areas on the floor, causing the cable to wear through and break. You have replaced the cable with a plenum rated, twisted pair cable. You would like to minimize the problem and prevent it from happening again. What should you do?
Run the cable through the ceiling area instead of across the floor
Which of the following are advantages of using fiber optic cabling for a network, as opposed to other types of cabling?
-Immunity to electromagnetic interference
– greater cable distances without a repeater
What is a major benefit of STP over UTP?
Greater resistance to interferance
Which of the following applications is more likely to justify the investment in category 6 cable?
Streaming Video
Which network type uses light pulses to transmit data?
Fiber optic
Which kind of connector do you use to connect a modem to a standard telephone line?
RJ-11
Which of the following are characteristics of coaxial network cable?
-it has a conductor made from copper in the center of the cable
-It uses two concentric metallic conductors
What type of cabling could be used for an Ethernet 100BaseT (100 mbps) network?
-Category 6 UTP
-Category 5 UTP
You need to attach an RJ-45 connector to the end of a CAT 6 UTP cable. Which tool should you use?
Crimper
You are installing networking cable in the air space between the ceiling and the roof of a building. Which type of cabling should you use?
Plenum