Development of Wireless Networks

Wireless & Mobile Communications

This set of Wireless & Mobile Communications Questions and Answers for Entrance exams focuses on “Development of Wireless Networks”.

1. First generation cellular and cordless telephone networks are based on _________
a) Analog technology
b) Digital technology
c) Active technology
d) Passive technology

2. Which of the following is true for first generation wireless systems?
a) Efficient
b) Digital technology
c) High data rate
d) Low rate

3. Which of the following network protocol is used by US cellular carriers to automatically accommodate subscribers who roam into their coverage regions?
a) IS-36
b) IS-121
c) IS-41
d) IS-14

4. IS-41 does not rely on autonomous registration.
a) True
b) False

5. MSC distinguishes home users from roaming users based on MIN.
a) True
b) False

6. The visited system creates a __________ record for each roamer and notifies home system to update __________
a) HLR, VLR
b) VLR, MIN
c) MIN, ESN
d) VLR, HLR

7. Which of the following is not an example of second generation wireless networks?
a) GSM
b) CT2
c) AMPS
d) PACS

8. In second generation wireless networks, the handoff process is called __________
a) MAHO
b) Soft handoff
c) Hard handoff
d) Inter system handoff

9. __________ is an example of second generation cordless telephone standard which allows each cordless phone to communicate with any number of base stations.
a) PACS
b) CT2
c) GSM
d) DECT

10. In PACS/ WACS, the BSC is called a _________
a) Radio port control unit
b) HLR
c) VLR
d) MIN

11. FPLMTS is recently known by the name _________
a) GSM
b) ISDN
c) IMTS-2000
d) DECT

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