CompTIA Network+ Exam Set A – Q34

A technician recently ran a 20-meter section of CAT6 to relocate a control station to a more central area on the production floor. Since the relocation, the helpdesk has received complaints about intermittent operation. During the troubleshooting process, the technician noticed that collisions are only observed on the switch port during production. Given this information, which of the following is the cause of the problem?

A. Distance limitation
B. Electromagnetic interference
C. Cross talk
D. Speed and duplex mismatch

Correct Answer: B