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depicts a network in broad scope

A physical topology ______.


Without ______, a bus network would suffer from signal bounce.


In a ring network, each workstation acts as a(n)______ for the transmission


A complex combination of pure topologies is known as a ______ topology.


The most common logical topologies are ______ and ring.


A ______ is simply a linked series of devices


In packet switching, when packets reach their destination node, the node _____ them based on their control information


Collectively, MPLS labels are sometimes called a _______.


All Ethernet networks, independent of their speed or frame type, use an access method called ______.


A ______ occurs when two transmissions interfere with each other.

collision domain

On an Ethernet network, a(n) ____ is the portion of network in which collisions occur if two nodes transmit data at the same time.


1000Base-T is a standard for achieving throughputs _____ times faster than Fast Ethernet over copper cable.

twisted pair

The 10GBase-T standard is considered a breakthrough for transmitting 10 Gbps over ____ medium.


The most common 1-Gigabit Ethernet standard in use today is ______.

1 Gbps

1000Base-SX has a maximum throughput of ____.


The 10-gigabit fiber optic standard with the shortest segment length is _______.

long reach

In the 10GBase-LR standard, the L stands for _____.


Given their long-distance capabilities, 10GBase-ER and 10GBase-EW are best suited for use on _____.


Within Ethernet frame types, the ____ signals to the receiving node that data is incoming and indicates when the dta flow is about to begin.

46 to 1500

The data portion of an Ethernet frame may contain ____ bytes of information.


The Ethernet_II frame type contains a 2-byte ____ field which differentiates it from the older Ethernet_802.2 and Ethernet_802.2 frame types.


Which of the following has a longest path between two nodes of N/2 in an N-node network: Bus, Fully-connected, star, hypercube, ring

Bus, star

Which of the following topologies contains n-1 wires in an N-node network (select all that apply): Bus, Fully-connected, star, hypercube, ring


Which of the following topologies has nodes with a degree of Log2N for an N-node network?


Which of the following topologies contain(N-1)! disjoint paths between nodes in an N-node network?

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