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GSM,WCDMA,RF ,RF Optimization Interview Objective Question

Level 2-3 NPO Questions


(RF Planning & Optimisation Engg)
In the following questions, please select one alternative which you think is the best answer for the
particular question.
Q1. SMS broadcast is done over which channel

1.
2.
3.
4.

SDCCH
BCCH
TCH
A&C

Q2. The parameter number of Slot Spread Trans (SLO)(BTS) is used to allocate a number of CCCH blocks
for .
a) Paging Channel (PCH)
b) Random Access Channel (RACH)
c) Access Grant Channel (AGCH)
d) Traffic Channel
Q3. Which of the following comment is true?
a) MAIO step is used to avoid intra-cell interference where as HSN is used to avoid inter-cell interference
b) HSN is used to avoid intra-cell interference where as MAIO step is used to avoid inter-cell interference
c) Both MAIO step and HSN are used to avoid intra-cell interference.
d) Both MAIO step and HSN are used to avoid inter-cell interference

Q4. Timer T200 is related with which KPI


a) SDCCH Completion rate
b) Paging success rate
c) TCH assignment success rate
d) All of the above

Q5. Which parameter defines how often paging messages are sent to MS?
a) No of Multi-frames between Paging (MFR)
b) Max No of Retransmission (RET)
c) No of Slots Spread Transmission (SLO)
d) No of Blocks for Access Grant (AG)
Q6. Which parameter is used as a margin to prevent ping-pong location updates?
a) PLMN-Permitted (PLMN)
b) Rx Level Access Minimum (RXP)
c) Cell Reselect Hysteresys (HYS)
d) Handover Margin Level (LMRG)

Q7. Which Parameter describes the minimum received field strength required by an MS to get any service
from the network in that cell in Idle mode?
a) PLMN-Permitted (PLMN)
b) Rx Level Access Minimum (RXP)
c) Cell Reselect Hysteresis (HYS)
d) Direct Access Level (DAL)

Q8. When is location updates carried out?


a) Every time an MS changes its location area under one MSC.
b) Every time an MS changes between two different MSCs
c) On a periodic basis set by a timer
d) All of the above

Q9. Increasing Radio Link Time Out (RLT) from 16 to 24 will improve following KPI
a) SDCCH Completion rate
b) TCH Completion rate
c) Paging Success rate
d) All of the above

Q10. If a cell is having TCH congestion, which of the following is true?


a) It is having TCH blocking
b) It may have TCH blocking.
c) It is having TCH Drop.
d) All of the above

Q11. Which of the parameter is set to zero for cyclic hopping?


a) BTS Hopping (HOP)
b) Hopping sequence number (HSN)
c) MAIO Offset (MAIO)
d) All of the above

Q12. What is directed retry?


a) A feature that allows a recovery system to restore a BCCH to its original TRX after fault has been
eliminated.
b) It is designed to control the traffic load of a frequency hopping radio network in which frequencies are
reused tightly.
c) It is used in call set up to assign a TCH to an MS from a cell outside the serving cell due to TCH congestion
d) None of the above

Q13. Which of the following is measured as BER?


a) Received Signal Quality (RX QUAL)
b) Speech Quality Index (SQI)
c) Voice Quality

d) All of above

Q14. Polarization is characterized by

1.
2.
3.
4.

Direction of Magnetic Field


Direction of Electric Field
Direction of Electromagnetic Field
None of Above.

Q15 Which one is correct for TMA, TMB and Repeater?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Amplifies U/L, Amplifies D/L, and Amplifies both.


Amplifies D/L, Amplifies U/L, and Amplifies both.
Amplifies U/L, Amplifies D/L, and Amplifies U/L.
Amplifies U/L, Amplifies D/L, and Amplifies D/L.

Q16 Define Beam width of Antenna?

1. Angular distance between the points on two opposite sides of the peak direction where the
radiation intensity drops to the 1/2 of the peak intensity.
2. Angular distance between the points on two opposite sides of the peak direction where the
radiation intensity drops to the 1/3 of the peak intensity.
3. Angular distance between the points on two opposite sides of the peak direction where the
radiation intensity drops to the 1/4 of the peak intensity.
4. Angular distance between the points on two opposite sides of the peak direction where the
radiation intensity drops to the 1/8 of the peak intensity.

Q17 From which technique we cancel the effect of Rayleigh Fading?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Antenna Hoping.
Frequency Hoping.
Antenna Diversity.
MAIO.

Q18 If HLR=5 Million subs, VLR/HLR=0.7,mErl/Sub=30.Then how much Capacity is required to cater
the subscriber in RF for 70% utilized Network.

1.
2.
3.
4.

150 K Erl
300 K Erl
135 K Erl
165 K Erl

Q19 Electrical Tilt antenna limits coverage through?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Tilting of Dipoles.
Inserting Phase Shift.
Inserting attenuation.
None of the above.

Q20 Which Antenna has the highest front to back Ratio?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Loop
Yagi
Dipole
Parabolic

Q21 Select relation between forward power and Reflected Power if load is not connected?

1.
2.
3.
4.

VSWR=1
VSWR=
VSWR=0
VSWR=1/2

Q22 What is the difference between splitter and coupler?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Even Distribution of Power in coupler and uneven distribution in splitter.


Uneven Distribution of Power in coupler and even distribution in splitter.
Even Distribution of Power in both.
Uneven Distribution of Power in both.

Q23. What are mobility management states in GPRS?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Idle,Standby,Ready
Dedicated,Standby,Ready
Idle,Dedicated,Standby
None of above

Q24. Which modulation is used for EDGE above MCS-4

1.
2.
3.
4.

QPSK
GMSK
8PSK
PSK

Q25. What does SGSN stands for?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Serving Gateway Support node


Serving GPRS Support node
Serving GMSC Support node
None of the above

Q26 In dedicated mode, SMS comes on which channel?


a) SDCCH.
b) SACCH.
c) FACCH.
d) None of the above.

Q27 In Dedicated Mode, MS receives which system info. Messages?

1.
2.
3.
4.

System Info 1, 2, 3.
System Info 1, 2, 3,4,13.
System Info 5, 6.
None of the above.

Q28 Freq used in Uplink of Satellite communication is higher while in GSM it is lower. Why?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Loss freq.
Loss 1/freq.
Loss sqr(freq)
None of the above.

Q29 AMR is used to improve?

1.
2.
3.
4.

SQI
Downlink quality.
Uplink Quality
None of the Above.

Q30 In Idle Mode, MS receives which system info. Messages?


a) System Info 1, 2,3.
b) System Info 1, 2, 3,4,13.
3. System Info 5, 6.
d) None of the above

Q31 The Common Control channel multiframe consists of?


1.
2.
3.
4.

51 time slots.
50 timeslots
4 Time slots
9 Time slots

Q32 Which of the following are true?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Type 1 Paging: can address up to 2 mobiles using either IMSI or TMSI.


Type 2 Paging: can address up to 3 mobiles, one by IMSI and the other 2 by TMSI.
Type 3 Paging: can address up to 4 mobiles using the TMSI only.
All of the above.

Q33 In GSM while performing handover

1. The MS breaks connection from source cell and then tunes on the target cell.
2. The MS continues connection from the source, tunes on the target and then releases the
source cell.
3. MS gets paging message from the target and replies it on its RACH and gets TCH allocated.
4. MS gets paging message from the target and replies it on its RACH and gets SDCCH
allocated.

Q34 If E-RACH is used then which of the following is true?

1.
2.
3.
4.

GSM range will increase beyond 35Km


It will increase no of RACH channels and release congestion on RACH.
SDCCH assignment will improve.
All above are false.

Q35 In dedicated mode the BTS receives handover command on?

1.
2.
3.
4.

TCH
SDCCH
SACCH
FACCH

Q36 The duration of a single timeslot is?

1.
2.
3.
4.

4.615 ms
1250 ms
0.577 ms
156.25 ms

Q37 Modulation used in GSM radio interface is?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Phase shift keying (PSK)


Gaussian Minimum shift Keying (GMSK)
Frequency modulation.
8PSK.

Q38 TIE stands for?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Terminal Equipment identifier


Transcoder Input Erlang
TRX identifier for Edge TRX
None of the above

Q39 As per GSM Standard in case of frequency hopping the C/I value should be at least?

1.
2.
3.
4.

3 dB
6 dB
9 dB
12 dB

Q40 In inter BSC handover the handover is controlled by?

1.
2.
3.
4.

GMSC
MSC
Source BSC
Target BSC

Q41 The maximum no of neighbors that can be defined with a cell is?

1.
2.
3.
4.

8
16
32
64

Q42 The permissible value of VSWR for feeder cable is?

1. < 1.3
2. >1.3

3. > 1
4. <2

Q43 The function of Transcoder is

1. To convert 64 kbps speech channel on A interface to 16 kbps speech channel on A-ter


Interface and vice versa.
2. To convert 16 kbps speech channel on A interface to 64 kbps speech channel on A-ter
Interface and vice versa.
3. To convert analogue speech signal from MSC to Digital signal for use of BSC
4. To convert analogue speech signal from BSC to Digital signal for use of MSC

Q44 TSC stands for

1.
2.
3.
4.

Time Synchronized Channel


Temporary subscriber code
Transcoder Signaling Controller
Training Sequence Code

Q45 If Cell bar is set to yes on a cell then

1.
2.
3.
4.

It will reject new calls as well as handover calls


It will reject new call assignment but will receive calls by Handover
It will reject Handover but allow new call to come
The BTS will go into locked state.

Q46 DAP stands for

1.
2.
3.
4.

Dual Abis pool


Dynamic Allocation protocol
Dynamic Abis Pool
None of the above

Q47 Who can initiate the GPRS detach

1.
2.
3.
4.

The MS only
The SGSN only
Both the MS and the SGSN
None of the above

Q48 The mapping of logical name/Host name to IP addresses in the GPRS network is done by

1.
2.
3.
4.

Border Gateway
SGSN
GGSN
DNS

Q49 Where is the mobility management context established in GPRS

1.
2.
3.
4.

In the MSC
In the SGSN
In the GGSN
All of the above

Q50 Which layer uses the functionality of Uplink State Flag (USF)?

1.
2.
3.
4.

RLC Layer
Physical Layer
MAC Layer
All of the above

Q51 How many TDMA frames are there in a PDCH multiframe?

1.
2.
3.
4.

51
52
26
8

Q52 Which coding scheme does not use Forward Error Correction (FEC)?

1.
2.
3.
4.

CS-1
CS-2
CS-3
CS-4

Q53 Which new area is defined in GPRS compared to GSM?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Location Area
Routing Area
Both a and b
None of the above

Q54 Which layer is responsible for segmentation and reassembly of LLC PDUs and backward error
correction (BEC) procedures?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Physical Layer
Application Layer
RLC Layer
MAC Layer

Q55 Which coding scheme has adopted the same coding as used for SDCCH?

1.
2.
3.
4.

CS-1
CS-2
CS-3
CS-4

Q56 What is the single timeslot data rate for coding scheme CS-2

1.
2.
3.
4.

7.8 Kbit/s
10.4 Kbit/s
13.4 Kbit/s
21.4 Kbit/s

Q57. Combiner works in


a) Downlink direction
b) Uplink direction
c) In both direction
d) As a Amplifier

Q58 Number of AMR codec modes used only in FR?

1.
2.
3.
4.

6
4
2
8

Q59 During conference call which channel is used to establish another call-

1.
2.
3.
4.

SACCH
SDCCH
FACCH
TCH

Q60 What is Duplex spacing.

1.
2.
3.
4.

Difference between first frequency of Uplink and last frequency of Downlink.


Difference between first frequency of Downlink and first frequency of Uplink.
Difference between last frequency of Downlink and first frequency of Uplink.
None of the above.

Q61 What does MSRN stands for .

1.
2.
3.
4.

Mobile Station Registration Number


Mobile System Registration Number
Mobile Station Roaming Number
Mobile Station Register Number.

Q62. If my MCC=404, MNC=05, LAC=100, CI = 14011, then what will be CGI for same??

1.
2.
3.
4.

4040510014011
404056436BB
4040514433273
4040510033273

Q63. Which information is there in Handover Access Command in Layer 3 Message?

1.
2.
3.
4.

BCCH & BSIC of Source


BCCH & BSIC of Target
Handover Reference Value
All of above.

Q64 What is the use of Immediate Assignment Extended Command?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Allocate AGCH for 2 Mobiles


Allocate SDCCH for 3 Mobiles
Allocate SDCCH for Call and SMS simultaneously.
None of Above.

Q65. What is the cause value for normal call release?


1.
2.
3.
4.

16
3
14
45

Q66. Location Update Request falls under which management system?


1.
2.
3.
4.

RRM
CM
CRM
MM

Q67. Which system information message contains NCC Permitted Values?


1.
2.
3.
4.

SI 6
SI 2
All of Above.
None of Above.

Q68. When timer T3212 expires which process is initiated?


1.
2.
3.
4.

Cell Update
RAC Update
LAC Update
Handover

Q69. If AMR FR & AMR HR is enabled in network, then what will be the formula for counting GSM FR
Traffic with help of EOSFLX KPI Reports ?
1.
2.
3.
4.

Total Traffic AMR FR Traffic


Total Traffic AMR FR Traffic - AMR HR Traffic
Total Traffic GSM HR Traffic AMR FR Traffic AMR HR Traffic
None of Above.

Q70. By reducing value of RET parameter it will help to improve which KPI?
1.
2.
3.
4.

TCH Drop
SDCCH Drop
HO Success
None of above.

Q71. What is the range of AMH TRHO PBGT Margin parameter?


1.
2.
3.
4.

-6 to +6, 255
-24 to +24, 255
-6 to +24, 255
+6 to +24, 255

Q72. What is the relation between HO Load Factor and HO Priority Level?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Load Factor > Priority Level


Load Factor >= Priority Level
Load factor < Priority Level
Load Factor <=Priority Level

Q73. Which are the basic features helps to distribute traffic in nearby cells?
1.
2.
3.
4.

DR
IDR
AMH
All of above

Q74. Using Multi BCF Common BCCH feature operator can expand how many numbers of TRX in
one segment without using another BCCH?
1.
2.
3.
4.

16
24
30
36

Q75. While Using Path loss Criterion C2 which parameter should be made 0 so that this particular
cell have higher C2 Value even though having poor C1?
1.
2.
3.
4.

CRO
TEO
Penalty Time
None of above.

Q76. Common BCCH feature is implemented in network, then which feature will help to access the
secondary freq. spectrum directly?
1.
2.
3.
4.

DR
DADB
DADL
All of above

Q77. Which types of GSM Reports are generated by Nemo Analyzer?


1.
2.
3.
4.

GSM Performance Report


GSM Benchmark Report
All of above
None of above

Q78. What is the range of parameter PMRG?


1.
2.
3.
4.

-24to +63
-24 to +24
-63 to +63
0 to +63

Q79. How many maximum uplink TBF can be there per RTSL?
1.
2.
3.
4.

6
7
8
9

Q80. What should be minimum value of CDED (%) to have 1 RTSL as dedicated GPRS Timeslot
considering 2 TRX as GPRS TRX?
1.
2.
3.
4.

0
1
8
10

Q81. What does TRP Value = 3 means?


1. TCH allocation from BCCH TRX for non-amr user and from beyond BCCH TRX for amr
USER
2. TCH allocation from beyond BCCH TRX for non-amr user and from BCCH TRX for amr
USER
3. All of above
4. None of Above

Q82. How many basic EGPRS MCS Families are there?


1.
2.
3.
4.

1
2
3
4

Q83. Which is / are the main factors affecting the Radio Accessibility for TBF in UL/ DL?
1.
2.
3.
4.

Coverage
Capacity
Interference
All of above.

Q84. Which parameter setting can help to increase the TBF Retainability?
1.
2.
3.
4.

UL Power Control
DL Power Control
All of above.
None of above.

Q85. What should be SDCCH GOS when compared to TCH GOS?


1.
2.
3.
4.

SD GOS = TCH GOSDTX


SD GOS = 1/2(TCH GOS)
SD GOS = 1/4(TCH GOS)
SD GOS = 2(TCH GOS)

Q86. Which feature/technique is not used to reduce blocking / congestion?


1.
2.
3.
4.

Directed Retry
Traffic Reason Handover
Dynamic SDCCH
Intra Cell Handover

Q87. Rx Quality = 3 means BER =?


1.
2.
3.
4.

0.2 - 0.4
6.4 - 12.8
1.6 - 3.2
0.8 - 1.6

Q88. Following is false when using Dynamic SDCCH.


1.
2.
3.
4.

SDCCH Handover cannot be used.


Free TCH is used when SDCCH is required.
SDCCH carrying CBCH cannot be used.
Every SDCCH request can be fulfilled by Dynamic SDCCH.

Q89. In Link Budget; what has the least importance?


1.
2.
3.
4.

GSM Antenna Gain


Path Loss
Feeder Loss
MS Antenna Gain

Q90. When 2 calls are made from different TRXs of same cell having 1*1 RF hopping; what plays
important role to neglect C/I?
1. MAL ID
2. HSN

3. MAIO Step
4. MAIO Offset

Q91. Frame loss can be reduced by:


1.
2.
3.
4.

Speech Coding
Channel Coding
Interleaving
Burst Formatting

Q92. What can be done to overcome combiner loss when cell is upgraded from 2 TRX to 3 TRX?
1.
2.
3.
4.

Remove Combiner
Air-Combining
HOP = OFF
TMA Implementation

Q93. What is the Basic feature amongst below:


1.
2.
3.
4.

SAIC
STIRC
AMR Progressive Power Control
Freq. Hopping

Q94. Out of following channels which one is common channel?


1.
2.
3.
4.

AGCH
SACCH
TCH-FR
FACCH

Q95. Out of following channels which one is the answer to RACH?


1.
2.
3.
4.

SDCCH
AGCH
FACCH
SACCH

Q96. In Air-interface TDMA time-slot means how many Seconds?


1.
2.
3.
4.

576.9us
4.615ms
6.12sec
480ms

Q97. Which type of antenna is used in MS?


1. Dipole
2. Omni

3. Loop
4. Cross-polar

Q98. Choose the correct Erlang Formula?


1.
2.
3.
4.

x Erlang= (calls per hour) * (average call duration)/3600 Sec


x Erlang= (no. of user)*(3600 sec)/ (calls per hour)
x Erlang= (no. of calls)*(no. of user)/ (average call duration)
x Erlang= (calls per hour)*(no. of users)/3600 sec

Q99. If GOS of an N/W is 3%, what does it mean?


1.
2.
3.
4.

3 out of 100 calls may fails


average call duration is 3min
at a time 3% of total users can make a call
3% blocking in the N/W is permitted

Q100. Which type of message is "Identity Request?


1.
2.
3.
4.

Mobility Management
Radio Resource Management
Call Control
Call related SS message

Q101. Paging message type 2 contains.


1.
2.
3.
4.

Paging message for 3 mobiles


Paging message for 2 mobiles
Paging message for 4 mobiles
Paging message for >4 mobiles

Q102. Out of following which one is not a part of NSS?


1.
2.
3.
4.

Mobility Management
Connection Management
Radio Resource Management
Charging

Q103. In L3 messages, out of following Info messages which one carries Dedicated Mode
Information?
1.
2.
3.
4.

System Info 2
System Info 4
System Info 5
System Info 13

Q104. Which one out of following is not a part of AMR Codec Modes?

1.
2.
3.
4.

4.6
5.9
7.4
12.2

Q105. Frequency Hopping


1.
2.
3.
4.

Eliminates the problem of fading dips


Eliminates the problem of ISI
is part of channel coding
spreads the problem of fading dips to many mobile stations

Q106. ISI is caused by:


1.
2.
3.
4.

fading dips
the Viterbi equalizer
reflection
interleaving

Q107. Maximum data throughput / tsl possible incase of GPRS is: X`


1.
2.
3.
4.

18.8kbps
27.2kbps
29.2kbps
21.4kbps

Q108. Out of following which element/s in the GSM N/W can not initiate HO?
1.
2.
3.
4.

BSC
BTS
MSC
None of Above

Q109. Out of following, which type of antenna has highest directivity?


1.
2.
3.
4.

Dipole
Helical
Log-Periodic
Yaagi-Uda

Q110. When we say the output power of a Transmitter is 30dBm, how many watts does it mean?
1.
2.
3.
4.

3W
1W
1mW
30mW

Q111. Out of following which one is a passive device?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Repeater
Cross Polar Antenna
TMA (Tower Mount Amplifier)
TRX

Q112. Out of following which can not be observed during Drive-test?


1.
2.
3.
4.

Rx Quality
Location Update
Paging Load
GPRS Attach

Q113. If a cell is EDGE capable, how much Downlink Throughput can we guarantee to customer?
1.
2.
3.
4.

59.2kbps
473.6kbps
236.8kbps
can't guarantee

Q114. How many blocks of AGCH are reserved in non combined mode?

1.
2.
3.
4.

1-7
0-2
0-7
None of Above.

Q115. What are the contents of authentication triplets?

1.
2.
3.
4.

A3,A5,A8
SRES,RAND,Kc
RAND,A3,A8
SRES,Kc,A8

Q116 Frequency hopping in a network:

1.
2.
3.
4.

May or may not be implemented


Does not provide optimal gain if the hopping frequencies are less than 4
Both above are correct.
None of the above.

Q117 .Which of the following functions is not done by SDCCH CHANNEL:

1. Authentication
2. Transmission of short messages

3. Adaptive power control information from BTS to MS only


4. Assignment of traffic channel to MS.
Q118 How many TS can be used at the most with HSCSD?

1.
2.
3.
4.

2
4
6
8

Q119 What should be the value of C/I when you are in hopping mode?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Above 9
Above 12
Less than 9
All of the above are correct

Q120 Which value of level and quality should be considered for analysis in a DT log

1.
2.
3.
4.

Full
Sub
Both
None of the above is correct.

Q121 What are the coding schemes observerd in UL/ DL after implementing EDGE in your Network:

1.
2.
3.
4.

CS1-CS4
MCS1-MCS6
MCS5-MCS9
MCS1-MCS9

Q122 What does DAP stand for?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Dynamic Abis Pool


Dynamic Access Pool
Dynamic Access Protocol
None of the above

Q123 How many codecs can be defined for AMR HR

1. 5
2. 2

3. 6
4. 4

Q124 How many TRXs can be accommodated max on a single E1 where DAP pool is assigned for 4
TS in a Ultra site

1.
2.
3.
4.

12
16
18
24

Q125 How much traffic will be offered by a sector having 4 TRX with GOS of 2%

1.
2.
3.
4.

24Erlangs
21.03Erlangs
23.56Erlangs
22.12 Erlangs

Q126 Which ND report would you refer in order to find the discrepancy for Handovers?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Report 163
Report 166
Report 153
Report 208

Q127 On what basis would an optimizer decide whether the site serving is overshooting:

1.
2.
3.
4.

On the basis of TA
From ND report 232
Physically verifying whether the cell is having up tilt
All of the above

Q128 BBH is generally implemented where:

1.
2.
3.
4.

For dense network


For small capacity network
For cells where tight frequency reuse is required
None of the above

Q129 In case of Directed retry HO:

1.
2.
3.
4.

HO is performed from TCH of serving to TCH of Adjacent cell


HO is performed from SDCCH of serving to TCH of adjacent cell
HO is performed from TCH of Serving to SDCCH of adjacent cell
HO is performed from SDCCH of serving to SDCCH of adjacent cell

Q130 Which alarm indicates the TRX faulty operation in the system:

1.
2.
3.
4.

7601
7602
7725
7745

Q131 C/I estimation during a DT can be done in:

1.
2.
3.
4.

U/L
D/L
Both A&B
Cannot be estimated.

Q132 Which is the unique feature in TEMS for analsing speech quality:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Rx qual Full
Rx Qual Sub
SQI
Rx Qual.

Q133 Drop calls due to Handovers can be caused basically due to:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Neighbors with Co-BSIC


Neighbor with Co-BCCH
Neighbors with Co-BCCH and Co-BSIC
All of the above.

Q134 Consider a cell where the no calls are happening, the probable causes would be

1.
2.
3.
4.

Wrong definition of LAC,CI


DMAX=0
Only A is correct
Both A&B are correct.

Q135 What should be the value of Rxlev Access min set:

1.
2.
3.
4.

-47dbm
-110dm
-65dbm
-85dbm

Q136 What would be the output of a cell with parameter setting as MstxPwrmax=0db,BsTxPWrMax
=30db

1.
2.
3.
4.

Cell will carry max.no of calls


Cell will carry very few calls
Cell will not be latched
Cell with a correct parameter setting.

Q137 What would be the power loss after using a combiner in a sector:

1.
2.
3.
4.

-2db
-1db
-3db
-4db

Q138 What will happen in case where GTRX=Y(Non Edge TRX),EDGE=Y:

1.
2.
3.
4.

TRX will be unlocked


System will not allow the TRX to be unlock
TRX will go in Block state
Both B&C are correct.

Q139 Which report would give you the total payload for GPRS:

1.
2.
3.
4.

232
208
228
226.

Q140 In a Flexi BTS 1 physical TRX would logically represent how many Trx:

1.
2.
3.
4.

1
2
3
None of the above.

Q141 Booster becomes a solution in case of :

1.
2.
3.
4.

Capacity
Coverage
A & B Both
None of the above

Q142 Recommended value of ITCF is :

1.
2.
3.
4.

2
0
1
4

Q143. Which ND report gives the data for RACH rejection on cell level?
5.
6.
7.
8.

134
132
188
111.

Q144. Which ND report would you refer in order to find the discrepancy for Handovers?

5.
6.
7.
8.

Report 163
Report 166
Report 153
Report 208

Q145.On what basis would an optimizer decide whether the site serving is overshooting:

5.
6.
7.
8.

On the basis of TA
From ND report 232
Drive test logs
All of the above

Q146.Which ND report would give you the total payload for GPRS:

5.
6.
7.
8.

232
208
228
226.

Q147 What is a Command to check active alarms on bts:

1. ZERO
2. ZEQO

3. ZEOL
4. ZELO

Q148 Value of BSC Timers can be checked by command:

1.
2.
3.
4.

ZEFO
ZEDO
ZEHO
ZEGO

Q149 ND Report 71 Tells:

1.
2.
3.
4.

Adjacencies having highest success rate


Adjacencies having highest failure rate
All adjacencies
None of the above

Q150.Which report gives value of dedicated data time slots:

1.
2.
3.
4.

051
053
061
063.

Q151. Which is ND Report number for AMR Parameters?


1.
2.
3.
4.

051
111
216
053

Q152. Which report shows percentage of HO attempts happening due to GPRS?


1.
2.
3.
4.

150
151
153
154

Q153 Which ND report gives detailed analysis of a cell?


1. 204
2. 216
3. 186

4. 226

Q154 In which ND report we can see hourly Traffic Profile for a cell?
1.
2.
3.
4.

180
181
182
186

Q155. In which ND report we can see hourly call drops due to TCH_RF_NEW_HO counter?
1.
2.
3.
4.

216
213
163
166

Q156. In which ND report we can see adjacency discrepancy between neighbor definitions?
1.
2.
3.
4.

061
060
067
073

Q157. Which are the Coverage Enhancement Features of NSN System?


1.
2.
3.
4.

ICE
Reverse ICE
Smart Radio Concept(SRC)
All of Above

Q158. Which ND Report shows Paging Success Rate per LA?


1.
2.
3.
4.

213
216
186
222

Q159. Which ND report shows EGPRS KPI?


1.
2.
3.
4.

230
226
229
228

Q160 Which counter shows DL multislot assignment in percentage?


1.
2.
3.
4.

msl_13
msl_14
msl_15a
msl_16a

Q161. How many 64 Kbps DAP TSLs are required if MS is using MCS 9 (consider: dedicated data
timeslot = 4, single data user attached)?
1.
2.
3.
4.

2
4
6
8

Q162. How many maximum Abis timeslots can be handle by PCU ?


1.
2.
3.
4.

64
128
256
264

Q163. What is the Maximum output power of Metrosite BTS in terms of Watt?
1.
2.
3.
4.

5
10
20
40

Q164. What is the maximum number of TRXs can created per BCSU in BSC 3i with version S12?
1.
2.
3.
4.

110
200
100
220

Q165. Which interface is required to implement combine paging (Voice + Data)


1.
2.
3.
4.

Gs
DPM ( Dual Paging Mode)
Gn
DPT ( Dual Paging Transmission)

Q166. In which ND report we can see TRHO Handovers attempt and success?
1.
2.
3.
4.

153
154
155
156

Q167. How many TRXs can be handled by 1 BB2F Card in Ultra Site BTS?
1.
2.
3.
4.

2
3
4
6

Q168. Which of the following BTS Type do not have combiner in-built in them?
1.
2.
3.
4.

Ultra Site
Metro Site
Flexi BTS
None of above

Q169. Which report will help to see EDAP Congestion?


1.
2.
3.
4.

280
281
128
082

Q170. In which ND report we can see paging deletion counts for cell level?
1.
2.
3.
4.

180
181
182
186

Q171 Out of following, which is true as per NSN Specification?


1.
2.
3.
4.

CDED<=CDEF
CDED>CDEF
CDED=CDEF+CMAX
CDEF=CDED+CMAX

Q172. What should be minimum value of CDED(%) to have 1 RTSL as dedicated GPRS Timeslot
considering 2 TRX as GPRS TRX?
1. 0
2. 1

3. 8
4. 10

Q173 Which report shows Intra Cell Handover Statistics?


1.
2.
3.
4.

150
153
154
158

Q174 What is the maximum data throughput/timeslot can be achieved in case of MCS 9?
1.
2.
3.
4.

64 Kbps
59.2 Kbps
118 Kbps
230.4 Kbps

Q175 Which BTS Type does not support Rx Diversity (RDIV) parameter?
1.
2.
3.
4.

Flexi Edge BTS


Ultra BTS
Metro BTS
Talk Family BTS

Q176 In case of EDGE which of the following CS offers highest coverage?


1.
2.
3.
4.

MCS 1
MCS 9
MCS 5
CS 1

Q177 Which ND Report shows Trx vise quality distribution?


1.
2.
3.
4.

180
269
196
169

Q178 ND Report gives radio timeslot configuration?


1.
2.
3.
4.

111
222
121
051

Q179 Noise separation feature can be implemented in?


1. TCSM

2. BSC 3i
3. Flexi BTS
4. TRX

Q180 Which of the following is not a feature of GSM network alone, but also feature of analog mobile
communication network?
1.
2.
3.
4.

Digital transmission of user data in air interface


Possibility of full international roaming in any country
Better speech quality
Fully digitized switching exchange

Q181 which of the following is parameter affecting cell sites while planning the network
1.
2.
3.
4.

Antenna height
MS power
BTS Power
None Of Above

Q182 What is E interface?


1.
2.
3.
4.

MSC-MSC
MSC-VLR
MSC-HLR
HLR-VLR

Q183 In GSM which type of handover occurs?


1.
2.
3.
4.

Hard
Soft
Both of the above
Make before break

Q184 Choose the correct bit pattern of a flag in LAP-D format ?


1.
2.
3.
4.

01111110
11111111
10101010.
01010101.

Q185 Mobile identity is a part of?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Physical layer Info


Lap-D Info
BSSMAP Info
GSM L3 Info

Q186 Maximum PLMN Permitted can be ?


a) 7
b) 8
c) 1
d) 2

Q187 how many BSIC possible if NCC=4, no of BCCH ARFCN =8 ?


a) 32
b) 64
c) 256
d) 1024
Q188 DTX helps in
a) Reducing TCH congestion
b) Reducing SDCCH congestion
c) Reducing interference
d) Improving paging success

Q189. BSSAP needs the services of SCCP to


a) Analyze A subscriber data
b) To perform Connectionless signaling with the MSC
c) Send MAP messages to HLR via the MSC
d) To make a virtual connection between the MS and the MSC
Q190. Which of the following is true?
a) MAP stands for Mobile Access Part
b) LAP-D protocol is used to communicate between MSC and BSC
c) MAP is used for communication between MSC and HLR
d) BSSAP is used for communicating between BSC and MS

Q191. If an inter MSC handover occurs during a call, the decision to make
a handover is done by
a) BSC controlling the target cell
b) MSC controlling the target cell
c) BSC controlling the current cell
d) MSC controlling the current cell
Q192. Which of the following is not an advantage of the GSM network
Compared to other networks which use the same frequency band?
a) Lower Carrier to Interference Ratio for signal reception
b) Use of MAP signaling
c) Frequency reuse is more efficient than in other networks
d) Lower bit rate for voice coding
Q193. The basic principle of speech coding in a GSM Mobile Station is
a) A-Law PCM with 8 bits per sample

b) -Law PCM at 104Kbits/s


c) A-Law PCM with special filtering at 13Kbits/s
d) None of the above
Q194. Authentication verification is carried out in
a) HLR
b) MSC
c) VLR
d) Authentication Centre

Q195. No calls initiating in a cell, handover traffic is present

1.
2.
3.
4.

wrong neighbor defined


CGI creation problem
Same BCCH Allocated in neighbor
None of above

Q196. Which of the following facility is not supported by Net monitor?

1.
2.
3.
4.

Neighbor Cell Id
DTX Status
Ciphering status
HSN

Q 197. In a cell configured with phase diversity, with air combining, what should be ideal distance
between two antennas of same sector?

1.
2.
3.
4.

At least /4 separated
At least /10 separated
0 distance
None of above

Q198. Which of the following is supported by remote tune combiner?

1.
2.
3.
4.

BB Hopping
RF Hopping
Cyclic Hopping
All of above

Q199. Which of the following is affecting SDCCH capacity on Abis Interface?

1.
2.
3.
4.

TRX Signaling Size


No of TCH in sector
EDAP Pool
OMU Signaling

Q200. Alarm no. 2993 indicates


1.
2.
3.
4.

TCH Drop on Abis Interface


TCH Drop on Ater Interface
TCH Drop on Air Interface
TCH Drop on A Interface