Wireless and Fixed Telephone Networks

Wireless & Mobile Communications

This set of Wireless & Mobile Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Wireless and Fixed Telephone Networks”.

1. In a wireless communication, base station is connected to central hub called _______
b) MSC
c) CO
d) PBX

2. PSTN stands for ________
a) Public switched telephone network
b) Personal switched telephone network
c) Personal switched telephone node
d) Public switched telephone node

3. MSCs provide connectivity between PSTN and the base stations.
a) True
b) False

4. Communication protocol, CAI stands for ___________
a) Common air interchange
b) Control air interchange
c) Common air interface
d) Control air interchange

5. At the base station, the air interface portion of mobile transmission is passed to MSC.
a) True
b) False

6. PSTN is ___________ and wireless networks are ________
a) Highly dynamic, virtually static
b) Static, virtually static
c) Highly dynamic, virtually dynamic
d) Virtually static, highly dynamic

7. In public switched telephone network, LATA stands for ______
a) Local access and transport area
b) Land area and transport area
c) Local access and telephone access
d) Local area and telephone access

8. LATAs are connected by a company called _________
a) Land exchange carrier
b) Local exchange carrier
c) Local control exchange
d) Land area exchange

9. A long distance telephone company that collects toll is called _________
b) LEC
d) IXC

10. Wireless networks are extremely hostile and random nature of radio channel.
a) True
b) False

11. The technique for separate but parallel signalling channel is called ________
a) Common channel signalling
b) Forward channel signalling
c) Reverse channel signalling
d) Separate channel signalling

12. In North America, the cellular telephone signalling network uses _______
a) SS7
b) IXC
c) IS-41

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