Bus 230 Chapt 2 T/F Essay

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The goal of ARPA was to build a network that allowed scientists at different physical locations to share information and work together on military and scientific projects.
True

The goal of Internet2 is to develop and test advanced network technologies that will benefit Internet users in the future.
True

Many public locations, such as airports, hotels, schools, shopping malls, and coffee shops, are hotspots that provide Wi-Fi Internet connections to users with mobile computers or devices.
True

Cybercafes exist in cities in the U.S. but not elsewhere.
False

Fixed wireless is a broadband Internet connection.
True

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.
True

A megabyte is equal to approximately one billion characters.
False

A lower bandwidth means more data transmits.
False

For watching HD streaming video for an hour, the approximate data usage is 3-6 MB.
False

Hot spots are businesses that provide individuals and companies access to the Internet free or for a fee, usually a fixed monthly amount.
False

Like an IP address, the components of a domain name are separated by commas.
False

Every domain name contains a master domain, which identifies the type of organization associated with the domain.
False

A TCP server is an Internet server that usually is associated with an Internet access provi
False

When you enter a domain name, the DNS server translates the domain name to its associated IP address of that data and information can be routed to the correct computer.
True

Most current web browsers support tabbed browsing, where the top of the browser displays a tab for each webpage you open.
True

A phishing filter will prevent your browsing history, passwords, user names, and other personal information from being revealed.
False

Several browsers are available at shareware websites.
True

Many browsers and websites do not require the http:// and www portions of a web address.
True

RSS and Atom are popular specifications used to distribute content, such as web feeds, to subscribers.
True

A mobile processor is a type of software for computers and mobile devices that reads a user’s specified web feeds and collects their most recent content.
False

A disadvantage with a subject directory is that users sometimes have difficulty deciding which categories to choose as they work through the menus of links presented.
True

One technique to improve Web searches is to use general nouns and put the less specific terms first in the search text.
False

The search engine operator AND is used to display hits that include only one word from a list.
False

In a search engine, parentheses are used to combine hits that include specific words with those that only include one word from a list.
True

The asterisk search engine operator allows the substitution of characters in place of the asterisk.
True

All social networking sites require friends to confirm a friendship.
False

Examples of informational websites include libraries, encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, guides, and other types of reference.
True

A bookmarking site is a website that enables members to manage and share media such as photos, videos, and music.
False

Once you post media, you might be giving up certain rights to the media.
True

The difference between a wiki and other content posting sites is that users cannot modify original posts on an wiki.
False

An entertainment website contains content that describes a cause, opinion, or idea.
False

To thwart attempts to steal your personal data, install a personal threat reporter, which is software that protects network resources from outside intrusions.
False

Most Portal websites such as MSN.com require payment for services.
False

An Internet connection is not necessary for participating in e-commerce.
False

In the evaluation of a website, the evaluation criterion of authority states that a reputable institution should support the website without bias in the information.
False

Some people use the term m-commerce (mobile commerce) to identify e-commerce that takes place using mobile devices.
True

The more compressed the graphics file, the smaller the image and the higher the quality.
False

Smaller file sizes result in faster downloading of webpages because small files transmit more quickly than large files.
True

The goal with TIFF graphics is to reach a balance between image quality and file size.
False

The JPEG format works best for images that have only a few colors.
False

JPEG is a format that expands graphics to increase their file size, which means the file takes up less storage space.
False

Some audio files require you to download a media player
True

All mobile browsers support the use of plug-ins.
False

When using email, it is not important to use proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
False

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

The receiver of a message need not be willing to accept messages in order for IM to work.
False

Webpage developers often use FTP to upload their webpages to a web server.
True

VoIP is an Internet standard that permits file uploading and downloading with other computers on the Internet.
False

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