Forouzan: MCQ in Bandwidth Utilization: Multiplexing and Spreading

(Last Updated On: April 20, 2018)
Multiple choice questions in Multiplexing and Spreading
This is the MCQ in Bandwidth Utilization: Multiplexing and Spreading from book the Data Communications and Networking 4th Edition by Behrouz A. Forouzan. If you are looking for a reviewer in datacom, a topic in Electronics Systems and Technologies (Communications Engineering) this will definitely help you before taking the Board Exam.

In this particular topic you have learned the two the two broad categories of bandwidth utilization: multiplexing and spreading. If you skip the summary visit Bandwidth utilization which refers to the use of available bandwidth to achieve specific goals.

Begin and Good luck!

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. The _______ technique uses M different carrier frequencies that are modulated by the source signal. At one moment, the sign modulates one carrier frequency; at the next moment, the signal modulates another carrier frequency.

  • A)   DSSS
  • B)   FHSS
  • C)   FDM
  • D)   TDM
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

2. In synchronous TDM, for n signal sources of the same data rate, each frame contains _______ slots.

  • A)   n + 1
  • B)   n – 1
  • C)   0 to n
  • D)   n
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Answer: Option D

Solution:

3. Which multiplexing technique transmits digital signals?

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   FDM
  • C)   TDM
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option C

Solution:

4. The sharing of a medium and its link by two or more devices is called _______.

  • A)   modulation
  • B)   multiplexing
  • C)   encoding
  • D)   line discipline
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

5. _______ is designed to be used in wireless applications in which stations must be able to share the medium without interception by an eavesdropper and without being subject to jamming from a malicious intruder.

  • A)   Multiplexing
  • B)   Spread spectrum
  • C)   Modulation
  • D)   None of the above.
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

6. ______ is an analog multiplexing technique to combine optical signals.

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   FDM
  • C)   TDM
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option A

Solution:

7. FDM is an _________technique.

  • A)   digital
  • B)   analog
  • C)   either (a) or (b)
  • D)   none of the above
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

8. ______ can be applied when the bandwidth of a link (in hertz) is greater than the combined bandwidths of the signals to be transmitted.

  • A)   TDM
  • B)   FDM
  • C)   Both (a) or (b)
  • D)   Neither (a) or (b)
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

9. In TDM, the transmission rate of the multiplexed path is usually _______ the sum of the transmission rates of the signal sources.

  • A)   equal to
  • B)   less than
  • C)   greater than
  • D)   not related to
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Answer: Option C

Solution:

10. In a multiplexed system, ____ lines share the bandwidth of _____ link.

  • A)   1; n
  • B)   n; 1
  • C)   1; 1
  • D)   n; n
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

11. _________ utilization is the use of available bandwidth to achieve specific goals.

  • A)   Amplitude
  • B)   Frequency
  • C)   Bandwidth
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option C

Solution:

12. ____ is designed to use the high bandwidth capability of fiber-optic cable.

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   FDM
  • C)   TDM
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option A

Solution:

13. We can divide ____ into two different schemes: synchronous or statistical.

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   TDM
  • C)   FDM
  • D)   none of the above
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

14. In ________ TDM, each input connection has an allotment in the output even if it is not sending data.

  • A)   isochronous
  • B)   statistical
  • C)   synchronous
  • D)   none of the above
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Answer: Option C

Solution:

15. In ________ TDM, slots are dynamically allocated to improve bandwidth efficiency.

  • A)   isochronous
  • B)   synchronous
  • C)   statistical
  • D)   none of the above
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Answer: Option C

Solution:

16. The word ______ refers to the portion of a _______ that carries a transmission.

  • A)   line; channel
  • B)   channel; link
  • C)   link; channel
  • D)   line; link
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

17. Which multiplexing technique shifts each signal to a different carrier frequency?

  • A)   FDM
  • B)   TDM
  • C)   Both (a) and (b)
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option A

Solution:

18. Which multiplexing technique transmits analog signals?

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   TDM
  • C)   FDM
  • D)   (a) and (c)
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Answer: Option D

Solution:

19. ________ is the set of techniques that allows the simultaneous transmission of multiple signals across a single data link.

  • A)   Demodulating
  • B)   Multiplexing
  • C)   Compressing
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

20. ________ can be achieved by using multiplexing; ______ can be achieved by using spreading.

  • A)   Privacy and antijamming; efficiency
  • B)   Privacy and efficiency; antijamming
  • C)   Efficiency; privacy and antijamming
  • D)   Efficiency and antijamming; privacy
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Answer: Option C

Solution:

21. The ______ technique expands the bandwidth of a signal by replacing each data bit with n bits.

  • A)   DSSS
  • B)   FHSS
  • C)   FDM
  • D)   TDM
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Answer: Option A

Solution:

22. ________ is a digital process that allows several connections to share the high bandwidth of a link.

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   TDM
  • C)   FDM
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

23. _______ is a digital multiplexing technique for combining several low-rate channels into one high-rate one.

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   TDM
  • C)   FDM
  • D)   None of the above
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Answer: Option B

Solution:

24. In ________, we combine signals from different sources to fit into a larger bandwidth.

  • A)   line coding
  • B)   block coding
  • C)   spread spectrum
  • D)   none of the above
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Answer: Option C

Solution:

25. Which multiplexing technique involves signals composed of light beams?

  • A)   WDM
  • B)   FDM
  • C)   TDM
  • D)   none of the above
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Answer: Option A

Solution:

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