Exam Prep Questions

Question 1 Which type of UTP cable is recommended for new residential as well as commercial installations?
  • A. Category 5 UTP

  • B. Category 3

  • C. Category 5E

  • D. Category 7/class F

A1: The correct answer is C. Category 5E UTP cable is recommended for new low-voltage structured wiring construction. Answer A is incorrect because Category 5 cable is no longer recommended by the ANSI/TIA/EIA as the minimum required cable for new installations. Answer B is also incorrect because Category 3 cable is no longer recommended by the ANSI/TIA/EIA standards group for new wire installations. Answer D is incorrect because, although Category 7/class F is an advanced type of cable, it is currently not approved or adopted in any U.S. standard and is ...

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