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For which of the following to work must both parties be online at the same time, and the receiver of a message be willing to accept messages?

Select one:

a.

email

b.

FTP

c.

instant messaging

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d.

all of the above

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The correct answer is:

instant messaging

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What is the term for a combination of user name and domain name that identifies a user so he or she can receive Internet email?

Select one:

a.

email link

b.

email address

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c.

email reference

d.

user clause

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The correct answer is:

email address

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To find a webpage, the user of a search engine would simply enter a word or phrase in the resource’s text box. What is the term for that phrase?

Select one:

a.

search text

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b.

icon

c.

hit

d.

key

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The correct answer is:

search text

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Which of the following is equal to approximately one million characters?

Select one:

a.

kilobyte

b.

megabyte

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c.

gigabyte

d.

terabyte

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The correct answer is:

megabyte

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The Internet has its roots in a network that became functional in 1969, linking scientific and academic researchers across the United States. What was the name of that network?

Select one:

a.

ARPANET

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b.

NSFnet

c.

LISTSERV

d.

MPEG

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The correct answer is:

ARPANET

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

Which of the following networks had these two goals: a) allowing scientists to work together on scientific projects; and, b) functioning even if part of the network was destroyed by a nuclear attack?

Select one:

a.

W3C

b.

IBMNet

c.

ARPANET

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d.

NSFnet

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The correct answer is:

ARPANET

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Which of the following is special software that a user needs in order to listen to an audio file on a computer?

Select one:

a.

media reader

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b.

broadcaster

c.

media player

d.

audio browser

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The correct answer is:

media player

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Which of the following defines FTP sites at which anyone can transfer some, if not all, available files?

Select one:

a.

identified

b.

anonymous

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c.

named

d.

signed

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anonymous

Question 9

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Which of the following terms refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality?

Select one:

a.

portal

b.

web app

c.

multimedia

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d.

Java applet

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The correct answer is:

multimedia

Question 10

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

What is the software that finds websites, webpages, images, and other information called?

Select one:

a.

search application

b.

subject directory

c.

subject query

d.

search engine

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The correct answer is:

search engine

Question 11

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Which of the following communicates with a satellite dish to provide high-speed Internet connections via satellite?

Select one:

a.

satellite transceiver

b.

satellite modem

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c.

satellite receiver

d.

satellite dialer

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The correct answer is:

satellite modem

Question 12

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A search engine displays a list of webpage names that contain the search text. What is the term for that list?

Select one:

a.

keywords

b.

icons

c.

hits

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d.

pulls

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The correct answer is:

hits

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Some home users connect computers to the Internet via slower-speed dial-up access because of its lower cost or because broadband access is not available where they live.

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True

False

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The correct answer is ‘True’.

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

A website’s home page is most analogous to which of the following?

Select one:

a.

highway billboard

b.

cover of a book

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c.

pop-up window

d.

credits of a movie

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The correct answer is:

cover of a book

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To add an email name and address to a mailing list, a user unsubscribes from it.

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True

False

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The correct answer is ‘False’.

Question 16

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Which of the following consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents?

Select one:

a.

blogworld

b.

web

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c.

Internet

d.

both b and c

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The correct answer is:

web

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

Which of the following is a component of a Uniform Resource Locator?

Select one:

a.

domain name

b.

prolog name

c.

HTTP identifier

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d.

website protocol initiator

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The correct answer is:

domain name

Question 18

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Which of the following is application software that allows users to access and view webpages?

Select one:

a.

reader

b.

browser

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c.

host

d.

server

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The correct answer is:

browser

Question 19

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

Which of the following is NOT a graphics format used on the web?

Select one:

a.

GIF

b.

AVI

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c.

TIFF

d.

JPEG

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AVI

Question 20

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Which of the following is a small version of a larger graphic on a webpage?

Select one:

a.

keyframe

b.

thumbnail

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c.

applet

d.

extraction

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The correct answer is:

thumbnail

Question 21

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

An organization to which you belong is joining the W3C. What is the mission of the work you will undertake as a member?

Select one:

a.

To ensure the continued growth of the web

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b.

To promote Internet2 ventures

c.

To devise technology for connecting to the Internet

d.

To expand mobile broadband access

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The correct answer is:

To ensure the continued growth of the web

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

You have just done some online banking. Which of the following could contain your account number?

Select one:

a.

history

b.

glossary

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c.

cache

d.

index

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The correct answer is:

cache

Question 23

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

Your sister just started a company that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet for a small fee. Which of the following describes her company?

Select one:

a.

access provider

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b.

regional broadband domain monitor

c.

wireless Internet technology disseminator

d.

broadband network gateway administrator

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The correct answer is:

access provider

Question 24

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COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT

 

What is the World Wide Web?

Select one:

a.

a database of every document stored on computers worldwide

b.

the wiring and cabling used to connect computers on the Internet

c.

a worldwide collection of electronic documents

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d.

a set of electronic documents diagramming and charting all the worldwide Internet connections

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The correct answer is:

a worldwide collection of electronic documents

Question 25

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What is the descriptor for a filter that warns or blocks you from potentially fraudulent or suspicious websites?

Select one:

a.

spoofing

b.

pop-up

c.

proxy

d.

phishing

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The correct answer is:

phishing

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