And for the record one more time, if asked what level the NIC resides in and the choices are physical or data link which do I say? Hopefully they will ask which layerS they reside in as obvious choice would be both...
But if asked? Most of the sites I have read and books have the NIC in layer 2
2 months of study is more than enough for the Network+ exam. Took me 3 weeks to get ready for it.
Make sure you go over the NetWare, Apple portion. Know your cables, topologies, OSI model, ports.