Cisco CCNA mock exam questions sample test – Question 392

.Which two are TRUE of straight-through cable? (Choose two.)

A. The wires on the cable are crossed over.
B. It is also known as a patch cable.
C. You can connect two routers using a straight-through cable.
D. You can connect a hub to a switch using a straight through cable.
E. You can connect a switch to a router using a straight through cable.


Correct Answer: BE

Explanation:
A straight-through cable is also known as a patch cable, and a straight-through cable is used to connect a switch to a router. The following are the characteristics of a straight-through
cable:
It is a twisted-pair copper wire cable.
The RJ-45 connectors at both ends have the same conductor arrangement.
It is also known as a patch cable.
You can connect a switch to a router using a straight-through cable.
You can connect a router to a hub or a workstation to a hub using a straight-through cable.
All the other options are incorrect because they are the characteristics of a crossover cable.
Objective:
Network Fundamentals
Sub-Objective:
Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements
References:
Cisco > Support > Product Support > Routers > Cisco 10000 Series Routers > Troubleshoot and Alerts > Troubleshooting Technotes > Ethernet 100BaseTX and 10BaseT Cables:
Guidelines and Specifications