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OSP Construction - Fiber Review



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Mocrocables are smaller because they use bend insenitive fibers which can be packed much more densely in cables.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 2. 

In an optical fiber, the light is transmitted by the ________.
a.
Core
b.
Cladding
c.
Buffer
d.
Jacket
 

 3. 

In an optical fiber, the light is trapped in the core  by the ________.
a.
Core tube
b.
Cladding
c.
Buffer
d.
Jacket
 

 4. 

Practiaclly all outside plant fiber optic cables use ________ fiber because it has lower attenuation and higher bandwidth.
a.
Multimode
b.
Singlemode
c.
Plastic
d.
aerial
 

 5. 

The ______ protects the fiber in the environment in which it is installed.
a.
Buffer
b.
Jacket
c.
Cable
d.
Installation
 

 6. 

OSP cables are often _____ to provide very long link lengths.
a.
Terminated
b.
Pulled
c.
Spliced
d.
Tied
 

 7. 

Which of the following is not a fiber optic cable type?
a.
Loose tube
b.
Ribbon
c.
Armored
d.
Stranded
 

Multiple Response
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
 

 8. 

Optical fiber replaced copper wires and radio transmission because it ______. (Check all that are correct.)
 a.
Had much more bandwidth
 b.
Could transmit longer distances
 c.
Was much more economical per information transmitted
 d.
Immune to electromagnetic interference and taoping
 



 
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