Network+ Cable Types

This quiz is focused on cable types for the CompTia Network+ exam with multi-choice and fill in blank.

published on February 11, 201518 responses 0

The point at which the operational control or ownership changes from your company to a service provider is referred to as...

A cross-over cable is used to connect all of the following except:

Host to switch
Hub to switch
Switch to switch

4. Which RG rating of coax is used for cable modems?

Which of the following Ethernet unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cables types is most commonly used?

10Base-T
100Base-TX
1000Base-TX
All above

What type of cable should be used if you need to make a cable run longer than 100 meters?

Category 5e
Category 6
Fiber-optic

Which of the following provides the longest cable run distance?

Single-mode fiber
multi-mode fiber
category 3 UTP

Which type of cable does EMI have the least effect on?

Fiber-optic
Coax
STP

How many hosts on a half-duplex segment can talk at one time?

0
2
1

Which type of cable should be used to connect to the console port on a router?

Cross-over cable
Straight-through cable
Console cable

Which UTP uses four twisted wire pairs (Eight wires), is for 100MHz, and is capable of handling the disturbance on each pair used by transmitting on all four pairs at the same time?

What is the main difference between single-mode fiber (SMF) and multimode fiber (MMF)?

Electrical signals
Number of light rays
Number of digital signals

You need to make a 568B cable. How many pairs will you use?

1
2
3

1. Which UTP wiring uses four twisted wire pairs (eight wires) and is rated for 250MHz?

The purpose of the demarcation point is to separate the user from whom?

The service provider
Headquarters
Data center

What type of cable transmits lights from end-to-end?

Coax
UTP
Fiber-optic

6. You want to connect a host to switch port. What type of Ethernet cable will you use?

10. What are the two advantages of fiber-optic cabling?

How many devices can be connected to a full-duplex segment?

0
1
2

3. Which type of cable will you use to connect switches?

UTP cable is rated in the following categories except:

Category 2
Category 3
Category 8

You need to connect two devices on a vertical connect and they need to send voice traffic. Which of the following cable will you use?

Cat-3
Cat-5
Crossover

How many wires are used in UTP during transmission?

4
6
8

Fiber optic cable is immune to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and radio frequency interference (RFI) because it:

Transmits digital signals using electricity
Transmits digital signals using light impulses
Transmits analog signals using light impulses

What type of connector does UTP cable typically use?

BNC
RJ-45
ST

8. 568A uses which pins to make a connection?

You need to crimp on a connector using an RJ-45 connector. Which pin-out configuration would you use to connect a host into a switch?

568B
568A
UTP

7. What type of hardware do you need to make a computer think it has a live connection to a network even when it doesn’t?

Why would a network administrator use plenum-rated cable during an installation?

Select the two correct answers
Low combustion temperature
High combustion temperature
Reduces toxic gas released during a fire
Is not susceptible to any interference

Which of the following are fiber-optic connectors? (Select three)

Select the three correct answers
BNC
ST
RJ-11
SC
LC
RJ-45

9. 568B uses which pins to make a connection?