Chapter 2 Terms

Which of the following is a small version of a larger graphic on a webpage?
thumbnail
According to netiquette, Internet users should assume which of the following?
Capital letters are shouting
Which of the following communicates with a satellite dish to provide high-speed Internet connections via satellite?
Satellite modem
Most e-commerce actually takes place between businesses. What is this called?
B-2-B e-commerce
Which of the following is a business that provides individuals and companies access to the Internet for free or for a fee?
Access provider
Which of the following is a digital representation of nontext information such as a drawing, chart, or photo?
Graphic
Which of the following is a group of email names and addresses used for mass distribution of a message?
Email list
Which of the following allows users to have multiple home pages that automatically display when the browser runs?
Tabbed browsing
Which of the following is the process of transferring files from a computer to a server on the Internet?
Uploading
Which of the following consists of images displayed in motion?
Video
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?
Email address
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?
ARPANET
Which of the following is a technology that provides high-speed Internet connection using the telephone network?
DSL
Which of the following is a collection of related webpages and associated items, such as documents and pictures, stored on a web server?
Website
What is the term for the transmission of messages and files via a computer network?
Email
Which of the following terms means that the people who are conversing on a computer are online at the same time?
Real time
What is the term for characters, such as 🙂 or 🙁 , used to express emotion in an email message or newsgroup article?
Emoticon
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? (MSN)
portal
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?
Search text
A search engine displays a list of webpage names that contain the search text. What is the term for that list?
Hits
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?
Streaming
Which of the following occurs when one consumer sells directly to another consumer, such as in an online auction?
C2C e-commerce
As shown in the accompanying figure, which of the following is a real-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer?
Chat
Which of the following is true of VoIP?
Skype is an example.
What is the name for a small device that connects to a computer?
Dongle
Which of the following is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagined environment that appears as three-dimensional (3-D) space?
VR
What is the term for an electronic document on the web that can contain text, graphics, animation, audio (sound), and video?
Webpage
What separates the components of a domain name?
Periods
Which of the following oversees research for the Internet?
W3C World Wide Web Consortium
Which of the following consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents?
Web
Which of the following is special software that a user needs in order to listen to an audio file on a computer?
Media player
What kind of server is another computer that screens all your incoming and outgoing messages?
Proxy
Which of the following is application software that allows users to access and view webpages?
Browser
Which of the following is the development and maintenance of webpages?
Web publishing
Which of the following is a program that extends the capability of a browser?
Plug-in
What is the descriptor for a filter that warns or blocks you from potentially fraudulent or suspicious websites?
Phishing
Which of the following is NOT true of a Wi-Fi network?
A Wi-Fi’s Internet service can be dial-up access.
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?
Instant messaging
Which of the following defines FTP sites at which anyone can transfer some, if not all, available files?
Anonymous