Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs)

Wireless & Mobile Communications

This set of Wireless & Mobile Communications Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on “Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs)”.

1. What is the full form of WLAN?
a) Wide Local Area Network
b) Wireless Local Area Network
c) Wireless Land Access Network
d) Wireless Local Area Node

2. WLANs use high power levels and generally require a license for spectrum use.
a) True
b) False

3. What is the name of 300 MHz of unlicensed spectrum allocated by FCC in ISM band?
b) Unlicensed PCS
c) Millimetre wave
d) Bluetooth

4. Which of the following specifies a set of media access control (MAC) and physical layer specifications for implementing WLANs?
a) IEEE 802.16
b) IEEE 802.3
c) IEEE 802.11
d) IEEE 802.15

5. Which of the following is not a standard of WLAN?
c) IEEE 802.11b

6. Which of the following is the 802.11 High Rate Standard?
a) IEEE 802.15
b) IEEE 802.15.4
c) IEEE 802.11g
d) IEEE 802.11b

7. Which of the following spread spectrum techniques were used in the original IEEE 802.11 standard?
a) FHSS and DSSS
b) THSS and FHSS
c) THSS and DSSS
d) Hybrid technique

8. Which of the following WLAN standard has been named Wi-Fi?
a) IEEE 802.6
b) IEEE 802.15.4
c) DSSS IEEE 802.11b
d) IEEE 802.11g

9. Which of the following is developing CCK-OFDM?
a) IEEE 802.11a
b) IEEE 802.11b
c) IEEE 802.15.4
d) IEEE 802.11g

10. What is the data rate of HomeRF 2.0?
a) 10 Mbps
b) 54 Mbps
c) 200 Mbps
d) 1 Mbps

11. HIPER-LAN stands for ____________
a) High Precision Radio Local Area Network
b) High Performance Radio Local Area Network
c) High Precision Radio Land Area Network
d) Huge Performance Radio Link Access Node

12. What is the range of asynchronous user data rates provided by HIPER-LAN?
a) 1-100 Mbps
b) 50-100 Mbps
c) 1-20 Mbps
d) 500 Mbps to 1 Gbps

13. What is the name of the European WLAN standard that provides user data rate upto 54 Mbps?

14. What is WISP?
a) Wideband Internet Service Protocol
b) Wireless Internet Service Provider
c) Wireless Instantaneous Source Provider
d) Wideband Internet Source Protocol

15. The price of WLAN hardware is more than 3G telephones and fixed wireless equipment.
a) True
b) False

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