Networking Chapter 2


True/False: Each type of cable has a prescribed bend radius, which is the radius of the maximum arc into which you can loop a cable without impairing data transmission.


True/False: The TIA/EIA standard for wall jacks in a work area require that at least one outlet be provided for data and one for voice.


True/False: Cable that is coated with polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is acceptable for use in plenum areas.


True/False: The industry standard height for a rack in rack units is 42U.


True/False: A 66 block is more suitable for data connections than the older 110 block.


True/False: Fiber-optic cable comes in two types: single-mode fiber (SMF) or multimode fiber (MMF).


True/False: In a rack setup, a device called a KVM allows multiple consoles to connect to a single device on the rack.


True/False: F5 Networks set the standard for the diagram symbols used to represent routers, switches, firewalls, and other devices.


True/False: A master service agreement (MSA) is a contract that defines the terms of future contracts between parties, such as payment terms or arbitration arrangements.


True/False: The process of designing, implementing, and maintaining an entire network is called the system life cycle.

100 Meters

When planning horizontal cabling, what is the maximum allowable distance that can be used?

No more than four times the diameter of the cable.

In general, how much can a twisted-pair's cable be bent before data transmission may be impeded?

A cable bend radius is the radius of the maximum arc into which you can loop the cable without impairing data.

What statement accurately describes what a cable bend radius determines?

At least 3 feet

In order to ensure that a cable is not affected by electromagnetic interference, how far away should the cable be from fluorescent lighting?

RG-6 Coaxial

What is NOT a TIA/EIA recognized cabling type that can be used for horizontal cabling?

Vertical Cross Connect

What component of the backbone runs between a building's floors and can be used to connect an MDF and IDF or multiple IDFs?

In the Main Distribution Frame (MDF)

Where is a demarc located in relation to the structured cabling of an enterprise environment?

Entrance Facility

What component of enterprise level structured cabling serves as the location where an incoming network interface enters a building and connects with the building's backbone cabling?

No more than 1 inch of the cable should be exposed.

During termination of twisted pair cabling, what should be done to ensure minimal cross talk is introduced?

A software patch is a correction, improvement, or enhancement to software.

What statement correctly identifies the purpose of a software patch?

Wiring Schematic

What type of diagram is a graphical representation of a network's wired infrastructure?

Request for Proposal

Which of the following is a document that is sent as a request to vendors to submit a proposal for a product or service that your company wants to purchase?


What is the name of the GUI front end that is available for the Nmap utility?

Service-Level Agreement

What kind of document serves as a legally binding contract or part of a contract that defines, in plain language and in measurable terms, the aspects of a service provided to a customer?

VoIP Gateway

In a voice over IP setup (VoIP), what kind of device converts signals from a campus's analog phone equipment into IP data that can travel over a phone company's analog telephone lines?

Project Manager

A change coordinator functions as what type of manager?

Master License Agreement

Your company is setting itself up to distribute software made by another company. What type of document should your company procure from the developing company?

An icon that is rectangular, which contains four arrows pointing in opposite directions.

When creating network diagrams, what icon description typically represents a network switch?

An icon that resembles a brick wall.

When creating network diagrams, what icon description typically represents a network firewall?

An icon that has a hockey-puck shape with two arrows pointing inward and two arrows pointing outward.

When creating network diagrams, what icon description typically represents a network router?

The exposure of the cable can cause transmission interference between wires.

Why should you not leave more than 1 inch of exposed cable before a twisted-pair termination?

The cables or wireless links that provide interconnection between the entrance facility and MDF, and between the MDF and IDFs.

What does backbone cabling consist of?

Cable ties should be pulled tightly to keep cables from moving around in a bundle.

Which of the following is NOT a best practice when performing cable management?


What type of documentation tool is a website that can be edited by users, allowing them to add files and photos and links between pages?

The MDF is the centralized point of interconnection for an organization's LAN or WAN.

What statement regarding main distribution frame or main distribution facilities is accurate?

19 Inches

Equipment data racks most commonly are a standard width of what measurement?


What standard describes uniform, enterprise-wide cabling systems, regardless of who manufactures or sells the various parts used in the system?

VoIP PBX (private branch exchange)

A dedicated telephone switch or virtual switching device that connects and manages calls within a private organization, and manages call connections that exit the network through a VoIP gateway, is known by what term?

Punchdown Tool

What type of tool would you utilize to terminate twisted pair wire on a 66 or 110 block?