Rayleigh and Ricean Distribution MCQ’s

Electronics & Communication Engineering Wireless & Mobile Communications

This set of Wireless & Mobile Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Rayleigh and Ricean Distribution”.

1. Envelope of the sum of two quadrature Gaussian noise signal obeys _________ distribution.
a) Rayleigh
b) Inverse Gaussian
c) Nakagami
d) Gamma

2. For a Rayleigh fading signal, mean and median differ by _______
a) 2 dB
b) 10 dB
c) 0.55 dB
d) 100 dB

3. Which of the following distribution is used for describing statistical time varying nature of received envelope of multipath component?
a) Log normal distribution
b) Levy distribution
c) Rayleigh distribution
d) Gaussian distribution

4. It is easy to compare different fading distributions using mean values instead of median values.
a) True
b) False

5. Ricean distribution degenerates to ________ distribution when the dominant component fades away.
a) Log normal
b) Gamma
c) Rayleigh
d) Gaussian

6. For a nonfading signal component present, the small scale fading envelope distribution is ____________
a) Rayleigh
b) Gaussian
c) Log normal
d) Ricean

7. The envelope of a bandpass noise is __________
a) Uniformly distributed
b) Rayleigh
c) Ricean
d) Gaussian

8. What do you call an attenuation that occurs over many different wavelengths of the carrier?
a) Rayleigh fading
b) Ricean fading
c) Wavelength fading
d) Slow fading

9. The envelope of a sinusoid plus bandpass noise has __________
a) Uniformly distributed
b) Rayleigh
c) Ricean
d) Gaussian

10. Which of the reception problems below that is not due to multipath?
a) Delayed spreading
b) Rayleigh fading
c) Random Doppler shift
d) Slow fading

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