Forouzan: MCQ in Wireless WANs: Cellular Telephone and Satellite Networks

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Multiple choice questions for Wireless WANs: Cellular Telephone and Satellite Networks
This is the MCQ in Wireless WANs: Cellular Telephone and Satellite Networks from book the Data Communications and Networking 4th Edition by Behrouz A. Forouzan. If you are looking for a reviewer in datacom, topic in Electronics Systems and Technologies (Communications Engineering) this will definitely help you before taking the Board Exam.

The topic discussed the Cellular telephony which is designed to provide communications between two moving units, called mobile stations (MSs), or between one mobile unit and one stationary unit, often called a land unit. If you skip the summary and important terminology visit Wireless WANs: Cellular Telephone and Satellite Networks .

Begin and Good luck!

Choose the letter of the best answer in each questions.

1. IS-95 uses the _______ satellite system for synchronization.

A)   Iridium

B)   GPS

C)   Teledesic

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

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2. ________ satellites can provide direct universal voice and data communications for handheld terminals.

A)   Teledesic

B)   GPS

C)   Iridium

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

3. ________ is a second-generation cellular phone system based on CDMA and DSSS.

A)   IS-95

B)   D-AMPS

C)   GSM

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

4. GSM allows a reuse factor of _______.

A)   7

B)   5

C)   3

D)   1

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

5. In the third generation of cellular phones, ________ uses CDMA2000.

A)   IMT-MC

B)   IMT-TC

C)   IMT-SC

D)   IMT-DS

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

6. Iridium satellites are ________satellites.

A)   MEO

B)   LEO

C)   GEO

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

7. In an IS-95 system, the frequency-reuse factor is normally _____.

A)   7

B)   5

C)   3

D)   1

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

8. ___________ is a second-generation cellular phone system used in Europe.

A)   IS-95

B)   GSM

C)   D-AMPS

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

9. A GEO is at the ________ orbit and revolves in phase with Earth.

A)   inclined

B)   polar

C)   equatorial

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

10. _______ is a first-generation cellular phone system.

A)   GSM

B)   AMPS

C)   D-AMPS

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

11. ____________ is a digital version of AMPS.

A)   GSM

B)   IS-95

C)   D-AMPS

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

12. In the third generation of cellular phones, _______ uses TDMA.

A)   IMT-TC

B)   IMT-SC

C)   IMT-MC

D)   IMT-DS

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

13. In a ______ handoff, a mobile station can communicate with two base stations at the same time.

A)   soft

B)   hard

C)   medium

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

14. IS-95 uses the ISM _______band.

A)   800-MHz

B)   900-MHz

C)   1900-MHz

D)   either (a) or (c)

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

15. ________ satellites provide time and location information for vehicles and ships.

A)   Teledesic

B)   GPS

C)   Iridium

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

16. There is (are) _____ orbit(s) for a GEO satellite.

A)   two

B)   one

C)   many

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

17. GPS satellites are ________ satellites.

A)   MEO

B)   LEO

C)   GEO

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

18. The period of a satellite, the time required for a satellite to make a complete trip around the Earth, is determined by _________ law.

A)   Ohm’s

B)   Newton’s

C)   Kepler’s

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

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19. LEO satellites are normally below an altitude of ________ km.

A)   3000

B)   2000

C)   1000

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

20. __________ is a second-generation cellular phone system.

A)   GSM

B)   AMPS

C)   D-AMPS

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

21. In AMPS, each band is divided into ______ channels.

A)   1000

B)   900

C)   800

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

22. In the third generation of cellular phones, _______ uses W-CDMA.

A)   IMT-TC

B)   IMT-DS

C)   IMT-SC

D)   IMT-MC

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

23. In a ______ handoff, a mobile station only communicates with one base station.

A)   soft

B)   medium

C)   hard

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

24. AMPS uses ______ to divide each 25-MHz band into channels.

A)   TDMA

B)   FDMA

C)   CDMA

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

25. ______ is based on a principle called trilateration.

A)   Iridium

B)   Teledesic

C)   GPS

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

26. ________ satellites will provide universal broadband Internet access.

A)   Teledesic

B)   GPS

C)   Iridium

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

27. The __________ cellular phone system will provide universal personal communication.

A)   second-generation

B)   third-generation

C)   first-generation

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

28. AMPS has a frequency reuse factor of _______.

A)   7

B)   5

C)   3

D)   1

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

29. AMPS operates in the ISM _____ band.

A)   1800-MHz

B)   900-MHz

C)   800-MHz

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option C

Solution:

30. Low-Earth-orbit (LEO) satellites have _____ orbits.

A)   polar

B)   inclined

C)   equatorial

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

31. The signal from a satellite is normally aimed at a specific area called the _________.

A)   effect

B)   footprint

C)   path

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

32. _______ is an analog cellular phone system using FDMA.

A)   GSM

B)   AMPS

C)   D-AMPS

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

33. Teledesic satellites are _________satellites.

A)   MEO

B)   LEO

C)   GEO

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

34. GSM is a digital cellular phone system using ________.

A)   FDMA

B)   CDMA

C)   TDMA

D)   both (a) and (c)

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

35. In the third generation of cellular phones, ______ uses a combination of W-CDMA and TDMA.

A)   IMT-TC

B)   IMT-SC

C)   IMT-DS

D)   IMT-MC

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Answer: Option A

Solution:

36. MEO satellites are located at altitudes between km.

A)   5000 and 10,000

B)   5000 and 15,000

C)   3000 and 5000

D)   none of the above

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Answer: Option B

Solution:

37. IS-95 is based on ____________.

A)   DSSS

B)   FDMA

C)   CDMA

D)   all of the above

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

38. D-AMPS uses ______ to divide each 25-MHz band into channels.

A)   FDMA

B)   CDMA

C)   TDMA

D)   both (a) and (c)

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Answer: Option D

Solution:

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