CIS 105-Chapter 3 The Internet

The internet
A large network of networks
The concept of the internet was developed from?
The cold war crisis
The agency that first began funding the internet was?
Arpanet (Advanced Research Projects Agency)
The world wide web was invented by?
Tim-Berners-Lee at CERN
All of the following are ways to communicate through internet except?
hyperlinks
Instant messaging (IM) services are programs that enable you to?
Communicate with others who are online
You can keep track of Im contacts by using a?
Buddy list
Which of the following is a form of voice-based internet communication that turns a standard internet connection into a means to place phone calls?
Voice over Internet Protocol
Which statement is true about VolP?
You must be at a computer to make a phone call.
____ are electonic mailing lists of e-mail addresses of people who are interested in a certain topic or an area of interest.
Listservs
Web 2.0 describes?
A trend of new web applications that combine functionality of multiple applications,
if you wanted to keep a written online journal you would use?
A weblog
Which of the following are personal video journal entries posted on the web?
Vlogs
A website that allows anyone to add or edit content is called a:
Wiki
Podcasts enable you to ?
broadcast over the internet using compressed audio files such as MP3s and MP4s
Podcasts use which of the following technologies?
RSS
RSS stands for?
Really Simple Syndication
A webcast is?
the broadcast of audio or video content over the internet.
Webcasts differ from podcasts in that webcasts:
Are not updated automatically
Facebook and Myspace are considered to be?
Social networking websites
Adobe Reader Flash Player and QuickTime Player are all examples of special software programs called:
Plug-ins
___ is a social networking service that enables you to exchange short text messages with your friends or followers
twitter
All of the following are examples of multimedia except?
Text
E-Commerce that involves businesses buying and selling goods and services to other businesses is called?
B2B
The S in HTTPS stands for?
Secure socket layer
the name of the free internet browser from mozilla?
Firefox
The text version of a website internet address is called the?
Uniform resource locator (URL)
HTTP is the abbreviation for?
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Is the url http://www.prenhall.com the portion labeled http is the:
Protocol
In the URL http://www.prenhall.com the portion labeled .com is the:
Top-level domain
What protocol allows files to be transferred from web server so that you can view them on your computer using a browser?
Http
All of the following are parts of a url(web site address) except?
Hyperlinks
A list of pages withing a web site that you have visited and that usually appears at the top of a page is referred to as a
breadcrumb list
One way to mark a web site so that you can return to it later without typing the address is to?
Use favorites or bookmarks
A(n) ____ is a keyboard or term that is assigned to a piece of information such as a web page digital image or video and describes the site so that it can be found again by browsing or searching.
tag
A set of programs that searches the web to find information is called a
search engine
Search engines have with three parts?
a spider and indexer, and a search engine software.
The internet backbone refers to?
The main pathway of high-speed communications through which all internet traffic flows.
Which of the following is not a broadband internet connection?
Dial-up
Which of the following is most likely to be a popular choice for broadband internet connection in a rural area?
Satellite
The advantage of a dial-up internet connection is?
Low cost
Which of the following provides the highest speed internet connection?
Cable
The internet2 is a project?
To develop new internet technologies
The large scale networking (LSN) project is?
A u.s. government internet research project