MIS 2223 Chapter 2

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Examples of informational websites include libraries, encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, guides, and other types of reference.
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True
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One technique to improve Web searches is to use general nouns and put the less specific terms first in the search text.
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False
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A lower bandwidth means more data transmits.
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False
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The receiver of a message need not be willing to accept messages in order for IM to work.
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False
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A megabyte is equal to approximately one billion characters.
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False
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Which of the following high-speed Internet connections use an antenna on a house or business to communicate with a tower location via radio signals?
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Fixed wireless
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You are using a website to check the ticket availability for your flight to Denmark. To what category does this website belong?
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dynamic websites
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Who is the creator of the World Wide Web?
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Tim Berners-Lee
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What is the World Wide Web?
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World Wide collections of electronic documents
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Which of the following is a technology that provides high-speed Internet connection using the telephone network?
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DSL
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When your friend is using a website that offers a variety of Internet services from a single convenient location, what type of website is she using?
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Portal
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Which of the following is a real-time Internet communications service that notifies users when one or more people are online and then allows them to exchange messages or files or join a private chat room?
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IM
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You want to make it possible for your smartphone to share its Internet access wirelessly with your friend’s device. Which of the following will you use?
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tethering
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A DNS server is able to identify which of the following?
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an IP address based on the domain name
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Which of the following is a small version of a larger graphic on a webpage?
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thumbnail
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Which of the following defines FTP sites at which anyone can transfer some, if not all, available files?
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anonymous
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When a search of the web is conducted based on a search query, which of the following items might be located?
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publications, maps, audio
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You have just done some online banking. Which of the following could contain your account number?
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cache
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which of the following search texts will display pizza or sandwich places in New Orleans?
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New Orleans (pizza or sandwich)
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Every domain name contains a master domain, which identifies the type of organization associated with the domain.
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False
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When using email, it is not important to use proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
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False
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Once you post media, you might be giving up certain rights to the media.
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True
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The search engine operator AND is used to display hits that include only one word from a list.
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False
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Which of the following includes music, speech, or any other sound?
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Audio
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Which of the following allows users to have multiple home pages that automatically open when the browser starts?
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Tabbed browser
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Which of the following is the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow, which allows users to access and use a file while it is transmitting?
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Streaming
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Which of the following consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents?
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Web
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What separates the components of a domain name?
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Periods
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You are looking for a browser that will run on your computer, which uses the Linux operating system. Which of the following is an option for you?
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Firefox
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Which of the following is a computer that allows users to upload and/or download files using FTP?
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FTP server
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Which of the following identifies broadband Internet connections?
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DSL, WiFi, fixed wireless
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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?
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email address
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What is the name for a small device that connects to a computer?
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dongle
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In Internet terminology, what is the term, google.com, called?
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domain name
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A website’s home page is most analogous to which of the following?
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cover of a book
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Which of the following is the development and maintenance of webpages?
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web publishing
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Which of the following is a website like the one in the accompanying figure that offers a variety of Internet services from a single, convenient location?
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portal
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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?
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ARPANET
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Which of the following is a business that provides individuals and companies access to the Internet for free or for a fee?
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access provider
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Which of the following communicates with a satellite dish to provide high-speed Internet connections via satellite?
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satellite modem
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When two people are conversing over the Internet in real time, what do you know about them?
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They are both online
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Which of the following terms means that the people who are conversing on a computer are online at the same time?
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real time
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Which of the following is a group of email names and addresses used for mass distribution of a message?
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email list
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All mobile browsers support the use of plug-ins.
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False
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Using the technology shown in the accompanying figure, others connected to the same server see what a user has typed.
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True
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Many browsers and websites do not require the http:// and www portions of a web address.
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true
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Which of the following is the process of transferring files from a computer to a server on the Internet?
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uploading
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For watching HD streaming video for an hour, the approximate data usage is 3-6 MB.
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False
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Which of the following is true of VoIP?
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Skype is an example of VoIP software
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You have a new web app and the host for it is going to provide storage for your data on their server. What is this called?
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Cloud Storage
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Which of the following is the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the Internet; that is, it is the conduct expected of individuals while online?
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Netiquitte
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What is the descriptor for a filter that warns or blocks you from potentially fraudulent or suspicious websites?
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phishing
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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?
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media player
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Which of the following consists of images displayed in motion?
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video
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According to netiquette, Internet users should assume which of the following?
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the use of all capital letters is the equivalent of shouting
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Which of the following is a program that extends the capability of a browser?
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Plug in
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Which of the following is a program that finds websites and webpages?
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Search engine
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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?
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Access provider
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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?
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Search text
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You are thinking about no longer using the default browser for your Mac and instead switching to a new one. Which browser will you no longer be using if you do this?
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Safari
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As shown in the accompanying figure, which of the following is a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer?
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chat
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Which of the following are valid TLDs?
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gov, org, net
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When a radio station broadcasts a live sporting event over the Web, what technology are they using?
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streaming
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All social networking sites require friends to confirm a friendship.
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false
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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.
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true
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The goal with TIFF graphics is to reach a balance between image quality and file size.
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false
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JPEG is a format that expands graphics to increase their file size, which means the file takes up less storage space.
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false

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