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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