CIS105 Ch 3

The Web is based on the Hypertext Transmit Protocol.
true or false
false
Podcasts use which of the following technologies?
a. MSN Messenger
b. RSS
c. Vlog
d. An open source software application for 3-D modeling
b. RSS
With a client-based e-mail account, such as Microsoft Outlook, you are able to view your e-mail only from the computer on which the client program is installed.
true or false
true
The unique identification number assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet is known by all of the following, EXCEPT ________.
a. dotted quad
b. dotted period
c. dotted decimal
d. IP address
b. dotted period
All of the following are features of the most popular Web browsers, EXCEPT ________.
a. tabbed browsing
b. pinned browsing
c. tacked browsing
d. tear-off tabs
c. tacked browsing
A subject directory is an outline of Web sites organized by topic.
true or false
true
Trillian and Digsby are universal chat services that you install on your computer so that you can chat with users of all popular IMs.
true or false
true
Live Bookmarks is a feature in ________ that adds the technology of RSS feeds to bookmarks.
a. Safari
b. Firefox
c. Internet Explorer
d. Chrome
b. Firefox
Wikipedia is a good source for a research paper.
true or false
false
Adobe Reader, Flash Player, and QuickTime Player are all examples of special software programs called ________.
a. aggregators
b. plug-ins
c. podders
d. browsers
b. plug-ins
The browser feature where tabs are independent of each other is known as ________.
a. pinned tabs
b. tab isolation
c. tear-off tabs
d. session tabs
b. tab isolation
Web 2.0 is classified as passively browsing Web pages created for us.
true or false
false
When shopping on the Web, it is better to pay for your purchase with a debit card rather than a credit card.
true or false
false
Which of the following are personal video journal entries posted on the Web?
a. Podcasts
b. Newsgroups
c. Vlogs
d. Blogs
c. Vlogs
There are virtually no privacy risks in using today’s newest social networking sites.
true or false
false
In the URL http://www.pearsonhighered.com/techinaction, the portion labeled “.com” is the ________.
a. domain name
b. host
c. top-level domain
d. protocol
c. top-level domain
The Internet is ________.
a. an internal communication system for a business
b. a communication system for the U.S. government
c. the same as the Web
d. a large network of networks
d. a large network of networks
The unique address for a particular Web site is the ________.
a. protocol
b. domain name
c. path
d. URL
d. URL
Software that enables you to display and interact with text and other media on the Web is a ________.
a. client
b. server
c. client/server network
d. Web browser
d. Web browser
When evaluating a Web site, testing the relevancy of a site means checking to see whether the information in the site is current.
true or false
true
All of the following are examples of multimedia, EXCEPT ________.
a. streaming video
b. text
c. MP3 music files
d. graphics
b. text
Tagging enables you to share your favorite Web site with others.
true or false
true
In the URL http://www.pearsonhighered.com/techinaction, the portion labeled “.com” is the ________.
1. domain name
2. host
3. top-level domain
4. protocol
3. top-level domain
A list of pages within a Web site that you have visited and that usually appears at the top of a page is referred to as a(n) ________.
a. index
b. navigation bar
c. breadcrumb trail
d. cookie trail
c. breadcrumb trail
In the URL http://www.pearsonhighered.com/techinaction, the portion labeled “techinaction” is the ________.
a. protocol
b. domain name
c. path
d. top-level domain
c. path
The unique address for a particular Web site is the domain name.
true or false
false
Web 2.0 is classified as passively browsing Web pages created for us.
false or true
false
A ________ is a Web site where anyone can add, remove, or edit its content.
a. blog
b. podcast
c. wiki
d. webcast
c. wiki
Most webcasts are not updated automatically.
true or false
true
Web 2.0 is classified as the ________.
a. social Web
b. social network
c. social page
d. social computer
a. social Web
A visual search engine that uses pictures from our smartphone to search the Web for more information is known as ________.
a. Google Glasses
b. Google Goggles
c. Explorer Eyes
d. Explorer Shades
b. Google Goggles
The Internet can be said to be a result of the Cold War.
true or false
true
You can keep track of IM contacts by using a ________.
a. buddy list
b. people finder
c. search engine
d. breadcrumb trail
a. buddy list
________ use(s) continuous audio and video feeds.
a. Podcasts
b. Wikis
c. Instant messaging
d. Webcasts
d. Webcasts
The unique identification number assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet is known by all of the following, EXCEPT ________.
1. dotted quad
2. dotted period
3. dotted decimal
4. IP address
2. dotted period
The “s” in “https” stands for ________.
a. secure socket lock
b. secure socket layer
c. secure socket link
d. secure socket line
b. secure socket layer
When evaluating a Web site, testing the relevancy of a site means checking to see whether the information in the site is current.
false or true
true
Podcasts enable you to ________.
a. deliver audio/video files via RSS
b. post journal entries on the Web
c. communicate with friends in real time
d. edit video files over the Web
a. deliver audio/video files via RSS
A subject directory is an outline of Web sites organized by topic.
false or true
true
Wikipedia is a good source for a research paper.
false or true
false