IT Test 1 (Chpater 3)

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The term Internet backbone refers to the software that operates a Web server. the main pathway used by all data traffic on the Internet. a set of numbers comprising an Internet address. the hardware components required for accessing the Web.
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the main pathway used by all data traffic on the Internet.
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A __________ is a clip of audio or video content that is broadcast over the Internet using compressed audio and video files such as MP3s and MP4s. weblog podcast Webcast wiki
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podcast
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Which of the following is NOT one of the common browsers in use today? Firefox Safari RealPlayer Internet Explorer
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RealPlayer
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A search engine finds new Web sites by using a special program called a(n) __________ to follow Web links from page to page. meta searcher hyperlink indexer spider
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spider
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Copyright law assumes that __________. all Internet content is free for anyone to use it is acceptable to use copyrighted material for economic gain as long as proper credit is given to the author all original work is to be considered copyrighted only items marked with the © symbol are considered copyrighted
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all original work is to be considered copyrighted
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The process of conducting business online is called __________. business-to-business (B2B) business-to-consumer (B2C) consumer-to-consumer (C2C) e-commerce
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e-commerce
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Which of the following is NOT a standard indication of a safeguard when completing online transactions? A closed padlock icon shows up in the browser status bar. The VeriSign seal is displayed in the browser status bar. https is displayed in the URL. A key appears on the Web site.
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A key appears on the Web site.
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Which of the following is a protocol used to transfer files over the Internet? hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP) file transfer protocol (FTP) Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) instant messaging protocol
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file transfer protocol (FTP)
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Which of the following is NOT true about Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)? provides low-cost or free long distance works even if power is off supports 911 service suffers from poor sound quality and reliability
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works even if power is off
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To view and hear some multimedia files on the Web, such as podcasts and MP3s, you might need to install __________. a MIDI interface a software plug-in a PCMCIA card an MP3 player
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a software plug-in
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The Internet-based service that allows you to communicate in real time with someone else who is online at the same time as you is __________. e-mail a newsgroup instant messaging a weblog
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instant messaging
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The Internet-based service that allows you to communicate in real time with someone else who is online at the same time as you is __________. e-mail a newsgroup instant messaging a weblog
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using someone else’s ideas or words and representing them as your own
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Which of the following tools provides a structured outline of Web sites organized by topics and subtopics? favorites subject directories bookmarks search engines
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subject directories
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Each time you connect to the Internet, your computer is assigned a unique identification number called a(n) __________. e-mail address user ID IP address URL
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IP address
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The Internet and the Web are the same thing.
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False
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The academic fair use provision allows for unlimited copying of copyright material for educational use.
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False
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Copyright violation is more serious than plagiarism because it is punishable by law.
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True
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Web-based e-mail allows you to access your e-mail from any computer as long as you have access to the Internet.
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True
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The Internet is an example of a client/server network.
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True
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When you’re using the Internet for research, you can assume that everything you find is accurate.
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False
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A wiki is a type of Web site that allows anyone visiting the site to change its content by adding, removing, or editing the content.
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True
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Blogs have searchable and organized content, making them user-friendly, and they are accessible from anywhere by using a Web browser.
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False
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Webcasts are prerecorded broadcasts of audio or video content over the Internet.
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True
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The latest versions of Web browsers include a feature to support tabbed browsing and quick tabs.
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True
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Social networking can be used to find potential clients, business opportunities, or jobs.
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True
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Incremental backups involve backing up all system, application, and data files.
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False
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E-mail is not intended for all types of communication because it is not private.
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True
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General rules of etiquette, often referred to as netiquette, exist across chat rooms and other online forums.
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True
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chat rooms
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a form of synchronous communication in which online conversations occur in real time and are visible to everyone
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newsgroups
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similar to discussion groups or forums in which people create threads or conversations
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listservs
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electronic mailing lists of e-mail addresses of people who are interested in a certain topic or area of interest
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Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
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Allows documents to be transferred to your computer for viewing by your Web browser
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File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
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Used to upload and download files from one computer to another
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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
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Supports the transmission of telephone calls over the Internet
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broadband connection
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a high-speed connection to the Internet
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DSL
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connects to the Internet using a standard telephone line, sharing the line for talking on the phone and connecting to the Internet simultaneously
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cable
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Internet connection that uses your television’s cable service provider connection.
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fiber-optic communication service (FiOS)
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transmits data at the speed of light through a plastic or glass cable
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satellite
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used mostly in rural or mountain areas that do not have other connection options
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dial-up
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the least costly and slowest method of connecting to the Internet
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blog
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personal log, or collection of journal entries, posted on the Web
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Wiki
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a type of Web site that allows users to change its contents by adding, removing, or editing the content
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podcast
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a clip of audio or video content that is broadcast over the Internet using compressed audio and video files such as MP3s and MP4s
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Twitter
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micro-blogging service that enables you to exchange short text messages with your friends or followers
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streaming
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supports viewing of large audio and video files while they are downloading rather than waiting until the download is finished
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multiplayer online games
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support play that occurs among hundreds or thousands of other players over the Internet
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search engine
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a set of programs that search the Web for specific keywords
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subject directory
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a structured outline of Web sites organized by topics and subtopics
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metasearch engine
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a search engine that searches other search engines rather than individual Web sites
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indexer program
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organizes data from the Web into a large database
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spider
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constantly follows links and collects data from the Web
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Boolean operators
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words such as AND, NOT, and OR that describe the relationships between keywords in a search

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