Optical Network Concepts

Optical Communications

This set of Optical Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Optical Network Concepts”.

1. Each stage of information transfer is required to follow the fundamentals of ____________
a) Optical interconnection
b) Optical hibernation
c) Optical networking
d) Optical regeneration

2. ____________ is a multi-functional element of optical network.
a) Hop
b) Optical node
c) Wavelength
d) Optical attenuation

3. A signal carried on a dedicated wavelength from source to destination node is known as a ___________
a) Light path
b) Light wave
c) Light node
d) Light source

4. The fundamentals of optical networking are divided into _______ areas.
a) Two
b) One
c) Four
d) Three

5. The optical networking fundamentals are _____________ of the transmission techniques.
a) Dependent
b) Independent
c) Similar
d) Dissimilar

6. The network structure formed due to the interconnectivity patterns is known as a ____________
a) Network
b) Struck
c) Topology
d) D-pattern

7. In the __________ topology, the data generally circulates bi-directionally.
a) Mesh
b) Bus
c) Star
d) Ring

8. The ring and star topologies are combined in a ________ configuration.
a) Mesh
b) Fringe
c) Data
d) Singular

9. The full-mesh configuration is complex.
a) False
b) True

10. How many networking modes are available to establish a transmission path?
a) Three
b) One
c) Two
d) Four

11. Packet switching is also called as ___________
a) Frame switching
b) Cell switching
c) Trans-switching
d) Buffer switching

12. ___________ mode is temporary, selective and continuous.
a) Cell switching
b) Buffer switching
c) Cache
d) Circuit switching

13. A _______________ is a series of logical connections between the source and destination nodes.
a) Cell circuit
b) Attenuation circuit
c) Virtual circuit
d) Switched network

14. ____________ refers to the process whereby a node finds one or more paths to possible destinations in a network.
a) Routing
b) Framing
c) Lightning
d) Cloning

15. How many stages are possessed by the control plane?
a) Two
b) Three
c) Four
d) Five

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