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CompTIA Network+® Certification Practice Exams by Robb Tracy

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Practice Exam II
 1.  You are making a straight-through Ethernet drop cable. Which pin on the switch should be connected to the RX- pin on the host’s network interface board?
A.  TX-
B.  TX+
C.  RX+
D.  RX-
Hint: This is a straight-through drop cable.
Reference: Chapter 1: Basic Network Concepts
Certification Objective: 3.2 Categorize standard connector types based on network media.
A. In a straight-through UTP cable, the RX- pin on the switch is connected to the TX- pin on the network board.
B, C, and D are incorrect. The TX- pin on the network interface card should be connected to the RX- pin on the switch (and vice versa). The RX+ pin ...

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