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The Ultimate Fax Over Internet Protocol Quiz
by Staff
If you've ever sent a fax over the Internet, you've already used Fax over Internet Protocol (FoIP) or IP faxing. To learn how you can get the benefits of traditional faxing with the cost savings of Internet transmission methods, take our informative quiz.

Internet Protocol (FoIP) or IP faxing uses _____ to send a fax.

  • the Internet
  • a printer
  • a copier

Which of the following is an advantage of FoIP transmission over telephone transmission?

  • It costs less.
  • It's faster.
  • both of the above

What does the "IP" in FoIP stand for?

  • Internet Protocol
  • Internet Product
  • Internet Parameter

Which type of fax machine is FoIP-enabled?

  • a traditional or 3G fax machine
  • an IP fax machine
  • both of the above

The FoIP setup is a lot like a VoIP setup which sends voices over the Internet. Can you send IP faxes using a VoIP server?

  • yes
  • no
  • sometimes

In the store-and-forward approach, fax information is transferred from one fax server (also called a gateway) to another fax server as an e-mail attachment. What's the disadvantage of this method of sending faxes?

  • There is no immediate feedback from the other server.
  • It is very expensive.
  • It takes longer.

Which type of IP fax feels just like a traditional phone-line fax?

  • wait-and-see
  • store-and-forward
  • real-time

An IP address is an identifying:

  • code
  • message
  • blueprint

When choosing a fax server, be sure to choose one that is:

  • local
  • far away
  • cheap

Which type of protocol does real-time faxing use?

  • T.28
  • T.38
  • T.48

In order to send a fax, a traditional machine (G3) sends a _____ over the phone lines.

  • signal
  • code
  • message

Which type of signal does a fax machine use to communicate with another fax?

  • Internet
  • identifying
  • control

A software bundle in the fax server acts as a _____ between the two protocols -- T.30 for older G3 machines and T.38 for newer IP machines.

  • bridge
  • messenger
  • both of the above

When network timing is off in the case of IP faxing, what is the most likely result?

  • A fax doesn't go through.
  • A fax is delayed .
  • both of the above

An IP packet is a collection of _____ organized in a way that lets destination fax machines understand it.

  • tools
  • figures
  • data