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Question:

Which type of footprinting are you accomplishing?
As a member of the pen test team, you begin by searching for IP ranges held by the target organization and determining their network range. You also look at job listings, news stories, and the organization's website. During the first week of the exam, you also observe when personnel arrive and go from work, as well as rummage through the trash outside the building for helpful information.

A Passive
Explaination

All the methods discussed are passive in nature, per EC-Council’s definition.
Acording to Walker, Matt. CEH Certified Ethical Hacker Bundle, Second Edition (All-in-One) (Kindle Locations 2354-2355). McGraw-Hill Education. Kindle Edition.