Computer Concepts Ch 13-15

The origins of the Internet are in the ______
1960s
A modem converts a computer’s digital signal into an _____
analog signal.
Computers on the Internet communicate using the _______.
TCP/IP protocol.
Every Web page on the Internet has its own unique address or ____.
URL
In a _______ ______, members ask questions and share information on a particular topic.
discussion list,
The Internet is also called the “Information Highway”.
The Internet is also called the “Information Highway”.
A ______ ________ identifies an IP address.
domain name
All browsers interpret tags in _________ _____.
different ways.
The Internet and the World Wide Web ____ ____ the same thing.
ARE NOT
Mailing lists can be ___________ ____ _______.
private or public.
A home user is most likely to connect to the Internet with a telephone line and a ________.
modem
An e-mail address consists of the username of the individual, the user’s domain name, and the ___ symbol.
@
The TCP protocol enables two host computers to establish a __________ and exchange data.
connection
When an FTP server permits _________ access, anyone can upload and download files from the server.
anonymous
A _________ is a standard format for transferring data between two devices.
protocol
Internet surfers use a _________ to retrieve documents from the WWW and display them in a readable format.
browser
In a browser, the ______ ____ shows the progress of Web page transactions.
status bar
In a browser, the status bar shows the progress of Web page transactions.
To locate History in Communicator, you must click File on the menu bar, click Communicator, point to ______, and then click History. (File-Communicator-Tools-History)
Tools
In Internet Explorer, the Address Bar contains the _________ of the current page.
address
When you receive an e-mail message, it is automatically placed in the ________.
Inbox
Located at the ____ of the browser window, the title bar contains the name of the document.
top
The Favorites feature in Internet Explorer performs the________ ___________ as the Bookmark feature in Communicator.
same function
On the Internet, a unique _____ identifies each Web page.
URL
In a browser, you _____ click Go button to connect to the address displayed in the Address Bar.
can
The size of cache disk space ___ changeable.
is
The Web is the __________ portion of the Internet.
graphics
To connect to the Internet, you must _______ a Web browser.
launch
A default _____ ______ is selected whenever you install a browser on your computer.
home page
______________ software scrambles and unscrambles information that travels on the Internet.
Encryption
Click the Refresh or _________ button will load the current page from the server.
Reload
A __________ is a collection of organized information.
database
A_____ ________ __________searches several major engines at one time.
meta-search engine
You should use ________ __________ if you want to search for words that must appear next to each other.
phrase searching
In the process of using a search engine, you can use a plus sign or _________ _________before words that must appear.
inclusion operator
___,____,_____ are all Boolean logical operators.
OR, NOT, AND
A Web page __________have to contain a meta tag.
does not
A keyword search _____ produce millions of hits.
can
Most directories allow the use of _____ symbols in a search phrase.
math
In a search with multiple parameters, you ______ use math symbols.
cannot
Different search engines can produce different results on ___ __________keyword.
the same
A meta-search engine does not have its own __________.
database
Once a Web page is __________ by a search engine, it becomes available to anyone using the search engine.
indexed
The primary difference between a search engine and a directory is that ________ assemble directories.
humans
In a search engine, you can use ______ symbols to enter a formula to filter unwanted listings.
math
A search engine returns _____.
hits