Pulse Shaping Techniques

Wireless & Mobile Communications

This set of Wireless & Mobile Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Pulse Shaping Techniques”.

1. Intersymbol interference (ISI) leads to ________ probability of the receiver for making an error in detecting the symbols.
a) Increased
b) Decreased
c) Zero
d) One

2. ISI is ________ by increasing channel bandwidth.
a) Maximized
b) Minimized
c) Zero
d) Infinite

3. Why is pulse shaping technique used?
a) To increase ISI
b) To increase spectral width of modulated signal
c) To reduce ISI
d) To reduce power spectral density

4. Who was the first to solve the problem of ISI?
a) Manchester
b) Faraday
c) Graham Bell
d) Nyquist

5. According to Nyquist, the impulse response of the overall communication system should have ______ decay with _______ magnitude for sample values not equal to zero.
a) Fast, small
b) Slow, small
c) Slow, large
d) Fast. Large

6. Raised cosine filter does not satisfy Nyquist criteria.
a) True
b) False

7. As the roll off factor in raised cosine rolloff filter __________ the occupied bandwidth ________
a) Increases, decreases
b) Decreases, constant
c) Increases, increases
d) Decreases, increases

8. Gaussian pulse shaping filter follows Nyquist criterion.
a) True
b) False

9. Gaussian filter has zero crossings at adjacent symbol peaks.
a) True
b) False

10. Which of the following is true for a Gaussian filter?
a) Large bandwidth
b) Minimum ISI
c) High overshoot
d) Sharp cut off

11. Gaussian pulse shaping filter reduces the spectral occupancy and ISI.
a) True
b) False

12. Gaussian pulses are used when cost and power efficiency are major factors.
a) True
b) False

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