MCQs in Wire and Wireless Communications System Part III

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MCQs in Wire and Wireless Communications - Part III

This is the Multiples Choice Questions Part 3 of the Series in Wire and Wireless Communications System as one of the Communications Engineering topic. In Preparation for the ECE Board Exam make sure to expose yourself and familiarize in each and every questions compiled here taken from various sources including but not limited to past Board Examination Questions in Electronic System and Technologies, Communications Books, Journals and other Communications References.

Online Questions and Answers Topic Outline

  • MCQs in Mobile Communications
  • MCQs in Cellular Communication
  • MCQs in Trunk Radio
  • MCQs in Radio Paging System
  • MCQs in Facsimile
  • MCQs in Telephone Set
  • MCQs in Signaling
  • MCQs in Transmission Considerations in long distance network
  • MCQs in Insertion Loss
  • MCQs in VF Repeaters
  • MCQs in Traffic Calculations
  • MCQs in Reference Equivalent and Standards
  • MCQs in Telephone Networks
  • MCQs in Billing
  • MCQs in Network Hierarchy and Class type
  • MCQs in Connection and Performance of Wire and Wireless Communications

MCQs in Wire and Wireless Communications System Series

Following is the list of multiple choice questions in this brand new series:

Wire and Wireless Communications MCQs
PART 1: MCQs from Number 1 – 50                        Answer key: PART I
PART 2: MCQs from Number 51 – 100                   Answer key: PART II
PART 3: MCQs from Number 101 – 150                 Answer key: PART III
PART 4: MCQs from Number 151 – 200                 Answer key: PART IV
PART 5: MCQs from Number 201 – 250                 Answer key: PART V
PART 6: MCQs from Number 251 – 300                 Answer key: PART VI
PART 7: MCQs from Number 301 – 350                 Answer key: PART VII
PART 8: MCQs from Number 351 – 400                 Answer key: PART VIII
PART 9: MCQs from Number 401 – 450                 Answer key: PART IX
PART 10: MCQs from Number 451 – 500                Answer key: PART X

Continue Practice Exam Test Questions Part III of the Series

101. In FM fax, the frequencies for black and white are ______ respectively.

  • A. 1500 and 2300 Hz
  • B. 2300 and 1500 Hz
  • C. 1300 and 2400 Hz
  • D. 1070 and 1270 Hz

102. Which resolution produces the best quality fax?

  • A. 96 lines per inch
  • B. 150 lines per inch
  • C. 200 lines per inch
  • D. 400 lines per inch

103. Group 2 fax uses which modulation?

  • A. SSB
  • B. FSK
  • C. Vestigial sideband AM
  • D. PSK

104. The most widely used fax standard is

  • A. Group 1
  • B. Group 2
  • C. Group 3
  • D. Group 4

105. Group 3 fax uses which modulation?

  • A. QAM
  • B. ASK
  • C. PSK
  • D. GFSK

106. Block calls held condition specified the held probability at a time period equal to an average holding time.

  • A. Erlang B
  • B. Erlang C
  • C. Erlang D
  • D. Poisson

107. What is an Echo?

  • A. A signal of the same amplitude but 180 degrees out of phase from the original signal and mixed with the original signal at the transmitter to produce a more intelligible output signal
  • B. A wave which has been reflected or otherwise returned with the sufficient magnitude and delay for it to be perceptible in some manner as a wave distinct from that directly transmitted.
  • C. The signal having a higher frequency than the original and transmitted back to earth by a passive satellite.
  • D. A reflected signal.

108. What is the system used by Personal Communication Network (PCN)?

  • A. TACS
  • B. Modified GSM
  • C. AMPS
  • D. CDMA

109. Termination refers to

  • A. Cutting both ends of a conductor
  • B. Disconnecting a line from a transmitter
  • C. Looking back impedance of a line with no load
  • D. Load connected to the output end of a transmission line

110. The multiple access used by Digital European Cordless Telephone (DECT)

  • A. CDMA
  • B. FDMA
  • C. TDMA
  • D. CDMA/FDMA

111. Blocked calls delay condition specified delay probability

  • A. Erlang B
  • B. Erlang C
  • C. Erlang D
  • D. Poisson

112. Status information provided by telephone signaling.

  • A. Busy tone, dial tone and ringing
  • B. Congestion and call charge data
  • C. All of the above
  • D. None of the above

113. The modulation technique used by DECT.

  • A. GFSK
  • B. ASK
  • C. QAM
  • D. PSK

114. What is a four-wire circuit?

  • A. Is used between serving central offices for long-distance connections, with one pair being used for each direction of transmission.
  • B. Is a circuit with three output terminals and one input terminal
  • C. Is an oscillator that produces four different frequencies simultaneously
  • D. A circuit consisting of four transmission lines.

115. Cellular CDMA system uses what modulation method?

  • A. GFSK
  • B. ASK
  • C. QAM
  • D. BPSK

116. PABX means

  • A. Private All-purpose Broadcasting Exchange
  • B. Private Automatic Branch Exchange
  • C. Public Access Bi-directional Exchange
  • D. Public Automatic Branch Exchange

117. What is the voted cellular digital standard at TIA?

  • A. Digital AMPS
  • B. GSM
  • C. CDMA
  • D. TACS

118. What is the number of channels for Band A and for Band B in Digital AMPS

  • A. 832
  • B. 416
  • C. 666
  • D. 888

119. The mobile-to-base frequency assignment for GSM system is

  • A. 890-915 MHz
  • B. 935-960 MHz
  • C. 870-890 MHz
  • D. 825-845 MHz

120. The range (in miles) of a cellular CDMA system.

  • A. 13
  • B. 30
  • C. 45
  • D. 20

121. In a cellular system, ________ is used to measure the spectrum efficiency.

  • A. Radio efficiency
  • B. Diversity
  • C. Frequency reuse
  • D. Radio capacity

122. Which of the following echo is completely out of control?

  • A. Worst echo
  • B. Reverberation
  • C. Singing
  • D. Feedback

123. Which of the following devices increase the battery voltage on a loop and extends its signaling range?

  • A. Loop extender
  • B. VF repeater
  • C. VF amplifier
  • D. All of these

124. Under ordinary circumstances, the CCITT recommends that the number of circuits in tandem must not exceed

  • A. 9
  • B. 10
  • C. 11
  • D. 12

125. What is the system capacity of AMPS?

  • A. 30,000
  • B. 60,000
  • C. 100,000
  • D. 120,000

126. NAM means

  • A. Non Alternable Memory
  • B. Numeric Allocation Module
  • C. Numeric Assignment Module
  • D. Numeric Access Module

127. A mobile telephone service using trunked channels but not cellular nature

  • A. IMTS
  • B. MTSO
  • C. IMSI
  • D. IMEI

128. The GSM cellular radio system uses GMSK in a 200-kHz, with a channel data rate of 270.833 kbps. Calculate the frequency shift between mark and space in kHz?

  • A. 135.4165
  • B. 153.6514
  • C. 315.4651
  • D. 513.1654

129. A cellular system is capable of coping with a handoffs once every 2 minutes. What is the maximum cell radius if the system must be capable of working with cars traveling at highway speed of 120 km/hr?

  • A. 3 km
  • B. 1 km
  • C. 4 km
  • D. 6 km

130. Radio communication operation service between mobile and land stations or between mobile stations.

  • A. land mobile
  • B. land mobile satellite service
  • C. mobile service
  • D. maritime mobile service

131. A multiple access technique used in GSM cellular system.

  • A. FDMA
  • B. CDMA
  • C. TDMA
  • D. TACS

132. This is the Nordic analog mobile radio telephone system originally used in Scandinavia

  • A. NMT
  • B. GSM
  • C. PCN
  • D. PCS

133. The combination of the mobile cellular phone and the cell-site radio equipment is known as

  • A. forward link
  • B. base transceiver station
  • C. air interface
  • D. base station controller

134. The duplex frequency of GSM

  • A. 40 MHz
  • B. 80 MHz
  • C. 120 MHz
  • D. 30 MHz

135. The channel separation of GSM channel

  • A. 270 kHz
  • B. 200 kHz
  • C. 120 kHz
  • D. 60 kHz

136. The number of control channels for AMPS

  • A. 25
  • B. 23
  • C. 21
  • D. 19

137. The modulation technique used audio signal for TACS

  • A. FM
  • B. FSK
  • C. TFSK
  • D. QAM

138. Speech coding rate for GSM

  • A. 80 kbps
  • B. 25 kbps
  • C. 21 kbps
  • D. 13 kbps

139. Number of channels for GSM

  • A. 333
  • B. 666
  • C. 124
  • D. 248

140. It is a database that contains information about the identity of mobile equipment that prevents calls from stolen, unauthorized, or defective mobile stations.

  • A. Equipment Identity Register
  • B. Authentication Center
  • C. Home Location Register
  • D. Visitor Location Register

141. It provides all the control functions and physical links between the MSC and BTS

  • A. OSS
  • B. OMC
  • C. MSC
  • D. BSC

142. It is the functional entity from which the operator monitors and controls the mobile communication system.

  • A. Operation and Maintenance System
  • B. Mobile Switching Center
  • C. Gateway Mobile Switching Center
  • D. Operation and Support System

143. A node in the switching system of GSM that provides integrated voice, fax and data messaging.

  • A. Gateway Mobile Switching Center
  • B. Mobile Service Node
  • C. GSM Internetworking Unit
  • D. Message Center

144. It is a node in the switching system of GSM that handles mobile intelligent network services.

  • A. Message Center
  • B. Gateway Mobile Switching Center
  • C. Mobile Service Unit
  • D. Mobile Switching Center

145. The modulation scheme used for NADC

  • A. NFSK
  • B. Quarter wavelength Shifted QPSK
  • C. GFSK
  • D. Trellis coding

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