Industrial Ethernet, Part 1: Technologies Exam


One (1) RCEP / ACEC Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) will be provided upon successful completion of an exam following the webcast.

Air Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013

You must get 8 of 10 questions correct to pass the exam. You may retake the exam if necessary. You will be notified whether you passed or failed automatically after taking the exam. Upon passing the exam, you will be able to download the completion certificate immediately.


Industrial Ethernet, Part 1: Technologies

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Street Address *
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Exam Question 1 *

The acronym VLAN means which of the following?

Very Large Area Network
Very Local Area Network
Virtual Local Area Network
Vegetarian Legal Action Network
Exam Question 2 *

The term “Redundant Star” applies to which of the following?

Protocol
Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS)
Topology
Virtual LAN (VLAN)
Packet
Exam Question 3 *

When is Cat-6a cable required for Ethernet communications?

10 Gb Ethernet requires Cat-6a
100 MB Ethernet requires Cat-6a
1 Gb Ethernet requires Cat-6a
a and b both require Cat-6a
Exam Question 4 *

What is the telecommunications standard for Industrial Premises?

TIA-568
IEC 61131-3
TIA-1005
UL 508A
Exam Question 5 *

What is the farthest distance 100 Mbps Ethernet can travel over a CAT6a cable according to the TIA standard?

100ft
328m
100m
2 kilometers
Exam Question 6 *

In Control Engineering’s 2013 research on Ethernet, the most common products used, specified, purchased by survey respondents were:

Switches, wire or cable, networks, connectors and routers
Services, gateways, and cordsets
Ethernet port blockers, cordsets, and services
None of the above
Exam Question 7 *

In Control Engineering’s 2013 research on Ethernet, there seemed to be:

Little correlation between money spent on Ethernet and productivity gain.
Some correlation between money spent on Ethernet and productivity gain.
Strong correlation between money spent on Ethernet and productivity gain.
None of the above
Exam Question 8 *

In Control Engineering’s 2013 research on Ethernet, what were the top three technology benefits of using Ethernet?

Easier training, more accurate decisions or processes, and less downtime
Data access, ease of use, and productivity increase
Greater opportunity of cooperation with IT personnel, better asset management, and greater security
None of the above
Exam Question 9 *

In Control Engineering’s 2013 research on Ethernet, what were the leading challenges when implementing Ethernet?

Security, lack of training and education, budgetary issues
Language differences in cooperating with IT personnel, differences compared to traditional industrial networks, compatible equipment
Safety issues, lack of use cases, lack of a strong business case to support the investment
All of the above.
Exam Question 10 *

According to an Ethernet report from IHS, how long will it take for Ethernet to be the dominant networking technology in industrial environments?

42% found it easy, 37% more challenging, 14% difficult, 3% tried and gave up, 5% knew better than to try
66% found it easy, 22% more challenging, 11% difficult, 1% gave up or didn’t try
50% did it themselves, 25% asked the IT department for help, 25% asked a system integrator or consultant
25% did it themselves, 25% asked the IT department for help, 50% asked a system integrator or consultant
None of the above