Corruption Sources

This set of Digital Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Sources of corruption”.

1. The main sources of corruption are
a) Sampling and quantizing effects
b) Channel effects
c) Sampling, quantizing and channel effects
d) None of the mentioned

Explanation: The analog signal obtained from sampling quantization and transmitted pulses will have corruption from several sources in which the two main sources are quantizing and sampling effect and channel effect.

2. The distortion in quantization is called as
a) Round off error
b) Truncation error
c) Round off & Truncation error
d) None of the mentioned

3. In quantization process, the amount of quantization noise is _______________ to number of levels.
a) Directly proportional
b) Inversely proportional
c) Independent
d) None of the mentioned

4. Saturation noises can be avoided or reduced by
a) Automatic gain control
b) Amplifying
c) Filtering
d) None of the mentioned

5. Timing jitter can be reduced by
a) Good power supply isolation
b) Stable clock reference
c) Good power supply isolation & Stable clock reference
d) None of the mentioned

6. The reasons for the threshold effect are
a) Thermal noise
b) Interference from other users
c) Interference from circuit switching transients
d) All of the mentioned

7. When channel bandwidth is greater than the pulse bandwidth, it causes
a) Intersignal interference
b) Intersymbol interference
c) Bandwidth error
d) None of the mentioned

8. The _____________ corresponds to average quantization noise power.
a) Mean
b) Variance
c) Probability density function
d) None of the mentioned

9. Signal to noise ratio increases as ___________ increases.
a) Quantization level
b) Square of quantization level
c) Square root of quantization level
d) None of the mentioned

10. Signal to noise ratio is infinite when
a) Quantization noise is zero
b) Number of levels are infinite
c) Quantization noise is zero & Number of levels are infinite
d) None of the mentioned

11. The ratio of average signal power and quantization noise is
a) 3L2
b) L2/3
c) 2L3
d) L3/2

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