Quiz: Got cabling?

This quiz asks you to familiarize yourself with the best of SearchDataCenter's cabling content. Enjoy!

This quiz tests not only for general networking knowledge, but for how much you know about our site's cabling content. Haven't been reading those newsletters lately? When you click the link to find the answers, you'll be taken to either a glossary definition or an article (or in the first question, an expert's bio page).

By taking this quiz, you'll not only sharpen your networking shorthand skills, you'll be up-to-date on important cabling news if you read the articles. Good luck!

 

  1. Who is SearchDataCenter's networking expert?
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  2. In electronic communication, ____________ is the width of the range (or band) of frequencies that an electronic signal uses on a given transmission medium.
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  3. The shorthand for STP cabling.
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  4. The shorthand for fiber optic cabling.
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  5. The cable category required for 10 Gigabit Ethernet.
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  6. Do you read our newsletters? Okay, complete this tip headline: "Is your cabling ruining your _________?"
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  7. ____________ is electromagnetic noise that can occur in a cable that runs alongside one or more other signal-carrying cables. The term "------" arises from the fact that this form of ------ occurs between different cables in a group or bundle, rather than between individual wires or circuits within a single cable.
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  8. Another one for our faithful newsletter readers: "Charming the cable _______"
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  9. The most common kind of copper telephone wiring.
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  10. What does LCC stand for?
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  11. How'd you do? What'd you think of the quiz? E-mail us and let us know!

This was first published in February 2006

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