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Quiz - Termination and Splicing



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

 1. 

Most singlemode field  terminations are made by fusion splicing a factory-made pigtail onto the cable.
 

 2. 

TheSC and LC connectors have different size ferrules and cannot me mated.
 

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

 3. 

The first version of TIA/EIA 568 standard for premises cabling called for the use of which connector?
A.
ST
B.
SC
C.
LC
D.
Any with a FOCIS standard
 

 4. 

What connector style is now specified in the latest 568 standard (568B.3)?
A.
SC
B.
LC
C.
MT-RJ
D.
Any connector with a FOCIS document
 

 5. 

Factory terminations, such as used for making patchcords, use what method of attaching the connector to the cable?
A.
Epoxy/polish
B.
Anaerobic adhesive
C.
Prepolished/splice
D.
Any of the above
 

 6. 

What is needed to get low loss from a prepolished/splice connector?
A.
Good stripping technique
B.
Good cleave
C.
Gentle crimp
D.
Proper cable type
 

 7. 

The difference between a fiber optic connector and a splice is:
A.
Connectors are larger than splices
B.
Connectors are demountable, while splices are permanent
C.
Connectors require adhesives
D.
Splices need expensive tools
 

 8. 

Which one of the following performance requirements are not shared by connectors and splices:
A.
Low loss
B.
Low back reflection
C.
Repeatability
D.
Durability under repeated matings
 

 9. 

In singlemode connectors, ______ is as important as low loss.
A.
Ease of field termination
B.
Low reflectance
C.
Low cost
D.
Compatibility with many cable types
 

 10. 

Both mechanical splices and prepolished/splice connectors require a good ______ to have low loss.
A.
Field polishing technique
B.
Cleave on the fiber being terminated
C.
Fiber loss
D.
Cable design
 

 11. 

Physical contact (PC) polish on connectors is designed to reduce _____.
A.
Loss
B.
Reflectance
C.
Loss and reflectance
D.
Polishing time
 

Matching
 
 
Identify the following connectors:
A.
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B.
grp001-2.jpg
C.
grp001-3.jpg
D.
grp001-4.jpg
 

 12. 

ST
 

 13. 

SC
 

 14. 

LC
 

 15. 

MTP
 



 
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