CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Q456

A new OC3 experiencing intermittent connectivity and loss of signal alarms. A network administrator finds all the cables are properly connected. There is excess cable between the patch panel and the network node. The cables were forced into their storage compartments about the rack. Which of the following is MOST likely cause of the connectivity issue and alarms?

A. The OC2 was improperly provisioned.
B. The cable was improperly crimped.
C. The bend radius of the cable has been exceeded.
D. The new OC3 cable is experiencing EMI.

Correct Answer: C