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MID TERM EXAMINATION
SEMESTER Fall 2004
CS601- DATA COMMUNICATION
Maximum Time Allowed: (1 Hour)
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1. The duration of this examination is 60 minutes.
2. This examination is closed book, closed notes, closed neighbors.
3. Answer all questions.
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Question No: 1
What is the difference between active and passive hubs?
Question No: 2 Marks:5
Which particular layer of OSI model is not required, if two devices communicate at the same network?
Explain your answer with reason.
Question No: 3 Marks:5
A sine wave is offset (amount of wave shift) 1/6 of a cycle with respect to time zero. What is its phase in
Question No: 4 Marks:8
Which particular scheme is used in the following figure for digital to digital conversion? Explain you
answer with argument.
1 0 0 1 1 1 0
Question No: 5 Marks:5
Which of the following determines the bandwidth required to send the signal?
1) Bit rate
2) Baud rate
Explain with example.
Question No: 6 Marks:7
A constellation diagram consists of eight equally spaced points on a circle. If bit rate is 4800 bps, what is the Baud
Question No: 7 Marks:5
How noise effect on ASK? What do you know about On-Off Keying (OOK) technique?
Question No: 8 Marks: 5
Differentiate between the terms Full Duplex and Half Duplex?
Question No: 9 Marks: 5
What do you know about DTE and DCE?