CIS110 Introduction to computers Chapter 2

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
What is the name for a small device that connects to a computer?
dongle
Which of the following allows access to high-speed Internet services through the cable television network?
cable modem
Which of the following is NOT true of a Wi-Fi network?
A Wi-Fi’s Internet service can be dial-up access.
Which of the following is a technology that provides high-speed Internet connection using the telephone network?
DSL
Which of the following is equal to approximately one million characters?
megabyte
What separates the components of a domain name?
periods
Which of the following consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents?
web
What is the term for an electronic document on the web that can contain text, graphics, animation, audio (sound), and video?
webpage
Which of the following is a collection of related webpages and associated items, such as documents and pictures, stored on a web server?
website
Which of the following is application software that allows users to access and view webpages?
browser
What kind of server is another computer that screens all your incoming and outgoing messages?
proxy
Which of the following is a program that finds websites and webpages?
search engine
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?
consumer-to-consumer (C2C) e-commerce
Which of the following is a small version of a larger graphic on a webpage?
thumbnail
Which of the following consists of images displayed in motion?
video
Which of the following is a program that extends the capability of a browser?
plug-in
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?
IM
Which of the following is the process of transferring files from a computer to a server on the Internet?
uploading
What is the term for characters, such as 🙂 or 🙁 , used to express emotion in an email message or newsgroup article?
emoticons
What is the role of the W3C?
oversee research and set standards for many areas of the Internet
The major carriers of Internet network traffic are known collectively by what term?
Internet backbone