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Self-Study Quiz: Multiple Choice

Chapter 9: The Wireless Revolution

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This activity contains 15 questions.

Question 1.
By most accounts, the wireless revolution is in this stage:


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Question 2.
OnStar is an example of a(n):


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Question 3.
Long-distance terrestrial transmission systems require that transmission stations be positioned about this far apart:


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Question 4.
The major cell phone standard in the United States is:


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Question 5.
Digital circuit-switched wireless networks, primarily for voice communication is classified as this generation of wireless cellular.


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Question 6.
An Internet browser with a small file size that can work with the low-memory constraints of handheld wireless devices and the low bandwidth of wireless networks is called a(n):


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Question 7.
The proposed IEEE standard for the wide area network is:


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Question 8.
A wireless service offered by Japan's NTT DoCoMo mobile network that uses a different set of standards is:


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Question 9.
The name Bluetooth comes from the 10th-century King Harald Blatan of this country:


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Question 10.
The Wi-Fi 802.11g standard can transmit up to:


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Question 11.
The use of the Internet for purchasing goods and services as well as for transmitting messages using wireless mobile devices is referred to as:


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Question 12.
Which one of the following would NOT be considered a component of a radio frequency identification (RFID) system?


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Question 13.
Networks of interconnected wireless devices that are embedded into the physical environment to provide measurements of many points over large spaces are called:


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Question 14.
Automated toll-collection systems use these types of RFID tags.


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Question 15.
One of the major drawbacks of Wi-Fi is its:


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