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1

Which 802.11 wireless standard has the greatest rate of data throughput?

802.11ac

2

How does attenuation affect wireless networking?

A loss of signal strength reduces the data transfer rate.

3

What is a best practice for the Service Set Identifier (SSID) of a wireless router?

It should be changed to a more unique name or have its broadcast disabled.

4

Which wireless standard would give newer devices the maximum possible transfer rate?

802.11ac

5

What is a captive portal?

A secure login page presented to a client after connecting to an open access point

6

What step should be performed as early as possible when configuring a wireless access point?

Changing the default password

7

Which is NOT a likely cause of Wi-Fi signal interference?

Bluetooth devices

8

Which type of encryption should be avoided when configuring a wireless router?

Wired Equivalency Protocol (WEP) was developed for the purpose of providing confidentiality over a wireless network comparable to that of a traditional wired network

9

What is a Service Set Identifier (SSID) and how is it used?

A series of alphanumeric characters used to identify a WAP and all the devices attached to it

10

How can you confirm that you have properly configured a Small Office Home Office (SOHO) wireless router?

A wireless client can connect to the router.