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To what does the term, traffic, refer to when used in conjunction with the Internet?
the communications activity on the Internet
Some people use the term m-commerce (mobile commerce) to identify e-commerce that takes place using mobile devices.
True
***Similar to an editorial section in a newspaper, websites like the kind shown in the accompanying figure reflect the interests, opinions, and personalities of the author.
True
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 terms refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality?
multimedia
Which of the following consists of images displayed in motion?
video
An organization to which you belong is joining the W3C. What is the mission of the work you will undertake as a member?
To ensure the continued growth of the web
A phishing filter will prevent your browsing history, passwords, user names, and other personal information from being revealed.
False
The goal with TIFF graphics is to reach a balance between image quality and file size.
False
An Internet connection is not necessary for participating in e-commerce.
False
If someone displays a webpage in a browser and the page indicates Flash Player is needed, what is Flash Player?
a plug-in
To thwart attempts to steal your personal data, install a personal threat reporter, which is software that protects network resources from outside intrusions.
False
The more compressed the graphics file, the smaller the image and the higher the quality.
False
Several browsers are available at shareware websites.
True
The JPEG format works best for images that have only a few colors.
False
Which of the following oversees research for the Internet?
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
A DNS server is able to identify which of the following?
an IP address based on a domain name
Which of the following is NOT a media player?
Safari
Smaller file sizes result in faster downloading of webpages because small files transmit more quickly than large files.
True
The goal of ARPA was to build a network that allowed scientists at different physical locations to share information and work together on military and scientific projects.
True
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 software that finds websites, webpages, images, and other information called?
search engine
What is the goal of Internet2?
Develop and test advanced Internet technologies.
You are looking for a browser that will run on your computer, which uses the Linux operating system. Which of the following is an option for you?
Firefox
Which of the following is a digital representation of nontext information such as a drawing, chart, or photo?
graphic
If your friend is enjoying a cup of coffee in a trendy coffee shop and at the same time is surfing the web, which of the following is she using?
a hot spot
To add an email name and address to a mailing list, a user unsubscribes from it.
False
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
What is the role of the W3C?
oversee research and set standards for many areas of the Internet
What term is used to describe the harassment of computer users through various forms of Internet communications?
cyberbullying
Your sister just started a company that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet for a small fee. Which of the following describes her company?
access provider
If someone’s boss wanted to send a message to an employee that contains both a video and a Word processing document, which Internet service would be the most appropriate for her to use?
email
Public Wi-Fi Hot Spots exist in cities in the U.S. but not elsewhere.
False
You are using a website to check the ticket availability for your flight to Denmark. To what category does this website belong?
dynamic websites
What is multimedia?
the combination of text, graphics, animation, audio, video, and/or virtual reality
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 consists of a worldwide collection of electronic documents?
web
A website’s home page is most analogous to which of the following?
cover of a book
You have just done some online banking. Which of the following could contain your account number?
cache
Which of the following is a component of a Uniform Resource Locator?
domain name
You are looking for the basic storage unit on a mobile device. Which of the following represents a single character?
byte
IF YOU RECEIVE AN EMAIL MESSAGE IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS, WHAT DOES THIS SIGNIFY?
THE PERSON WHO WROTE THE EMAIL WAS SHOUTING AT YOU.
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
A Uniform Resource Locator is the same as which of the following?
Web address
Which of the following is a program that finds websites and webpages?
search engine
Webpage developers often use FTP to upload their webpages to a web server.
True
Which of the following is the process of transferring files from a computer to a server on the Internet?
uploading
Which of the following defines FTP sites at which anyone can transfer some, if not all, available files?
anonymous
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 search engine operator AND is used to display hits that include only one word from a list.
False