1. Which of the following types of LANs was a competitor of Ethernet LANs from the earliest days of wired LANs in the 1980s and into the 1990s? c. Token Ring
2. Which of the following types of LANs is the strongest competitive option to be used instead of
Ethernet LANs today? d. 802.11 LANs
3. Which of the following speeds are not defined as a speed by some Ethernet LAN standard? b. 4 Gbps
4. Think back to the information listed for Gigabit Ethernet for maximum cabling distances. Which of the answers matches the correct standard with the cabling type and maximum cable length? A. 1000BASE-LX, MM fiber, 550 meters
5. A campus LAN drawing shows hundreds of user devices cabled to LAN switches on various
Floors of a building. The per-floor edge switches have a cable connected to other switches that sit on the first floor of the building. All the links from the edge switches to the end-user devices use 100BASE-T. A PC on floor 2 sends an Ethernet frame to a PC on floor 3, with the frame passing through the switches on the first floor as part of the journey. Which of the following statements is true about the links between the switches in this Ethernet LAN? b. The links could use any Ethernet LAN standard.
6. Which of the following shortcut names defines an IEEE standard that runs at 10,000,000,000 bits per second, and includes some fiber cabling options? None of the answers is correct.
7. Which of the following is the formal IEEE standard for 1-Gbps Ethernet using UTP cabling? a. 802.3ab
8. Imagine that you looked back at the history of prices for Ethernet NICs. You looked at typical
Prices for 100BASE-T NICs over time. Which of the following answers, according to this chapter, had the strongest impact to lower the prices of the 100BASE-T NICs? (Choose two answers.) a. Overall downward trend for computer technology prices over time / c. The introduction of 1000BASE-T products into the market
9. PC A has a 10/100 NIC that supports auto-negotiation,