M05 Reading Q Ch 5

____ was the predecessor of the Internet.
ARPANET
The Mosaic Web browser was released in ____.
1993
Internet2 is ____.
a research and development tool to help create technologies that will ensure the Internet can keep up with future applications
____ are companies that manage and distribute Web-based software services to customers over the Internet.
ASPs
Cable Internet service requires ____.
a cable modem
The biggest advantage of VoIP is ____.
cost savings
Facebook is an example of a(n) ____ site.
social networking
____ is an example of a photo-sharing site.
Flickr
DSL requires users to be within ____ of a telephone switching station.
3 miles
____ enable users to create and edit collaborative Web pages quickly and easily; they are intended to be modified by others and are especially appropriate for collaboration.
Wikis
More than ____ of all home Internet connections in the United States are broadband.
two-thirds
Most Internet connections today are ____ (always-on) connections.
direct
In the accompanying figure, BoF belongs in box ____.
F
Box ____ in the accompanying figure represents a kind of Internet connection that uses wireless signals, but uses radio transmission towers instead of satellites.
E
A Wi-Fi ____ is a location with a direct Internet connection and a wireless access point that allows users to connect wirelessly to the Internet.
hotspot
____ oversees the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, as well as facilitating and coordinating Internet-related initiatives around the world.
ISOC
According to the text, download speeds for BoF service can be as fast as ____.
50 Mbps
Only ____ email can be transmitted safely and privately.
encrypted
Text messaging is also known as ____.
SMS
A ____ is an online personal journal accessible to the public, usually created and updated by one individual.
blog
Google, Yahoo!, and Bing are all examples of ____.
search sites
Twitter is a free and popular ____ service.
microblogging
The term podcast comes from ____.
the original iPod
Today, the standard term for placing telephone calls over the Internet is ____.
VolP
Search engines return a list of links to Web pages that match your search criteria, called ____.
hits
To conduct a Web search, you type ____ into a search box on a search site.
keywords
The concept of ____ refers to the idea that the Internet is designed for all content to be treated equally.
net neutrality
According to the text, about ____% of online music is now accessed via a mobile device.
70
____ is an example of an online payment service.
PayPal
According to the text, no matter what kind of Internet connection setup you arrange for your computer, you will likely need to select these two things: ____.
a username and a payment method
To ensure a unique email address for everyone in the world, usernames must be unique within each ____.
domain name
An email address consists of your username and the server name separated by the ____ symbol.
@
In the accompanying figure, the transfer of an email from sender’s mail server to receiver’s mail server is denoted by Boxes ____.
B-D
When a sender has sent his or her email, that email will reside at the area denoted by box ____ in the accompanying figure until the recipient opens the email.
D
In the accompanying figure, the sender composing an email is denoted by box ____.
A
E-mail’s ____ technology lets you send messages to any users on the Internet, even if they do not have their computers turned on.
store-and-forward
____ is the legal right to sell, publish, or distribute an original artistic or literary work.
Copyright
When shopping at an e-commerce Web site, make sure you only enter payment information on a secure Web page, one with a URL that begins with ____.
https
____ is NOT listed in the text as a common style manual.
NY Times Style Guide
SMS can transmit up to ____ characters in one message.
160
Email is typically transmitted ____.
over public media
____ is usually a more one-way communication than ____.
A Webinar, a Web conference
Case 5-1
The world of the Internet can be overwhelming. You take some time to break it down in your mind, understanding the community and its players. For each of the following questions, look at the organizations, businesses, or individuals listed, and then determine what they represent as a whole.

AT&T, Comcast are ____.

ISPs
Case 5-1
The world of the Internet can be overwhelming. You take some time to break it down in your mind, understanding the community and its players. For each of the following questions, look at the organizations, businesses, or individuals listed, and then determine what they represent as a whole.

Router manufacturer, maker of the latest Web browser, computer designer are ____.

hardware and software companies
Case 5-1
The world of the Internet can be overwhelming. You take some time to break it down in your mind, understanding the community and its players. For each of the following questions, look at the organizations, businesses, or individuals listed, and then determine what they represent as a whole.

ISOC, W3C are ____.

key Internet organizations
Case 5-3
With all the types of Internet connections available, it’s important to be able to keep them straight. These questions will test how well you understand the options.

____ is often the only broadband option for rural areas.

Satellite
Case 5-1
The world of the Internet can be overwhelming. You take some time to break it down in your mind, understanding the community and its players. For each of the following questions, look at the organizations, businesses, or individuals listed, and then determine what they represent as a whole.

A blogger, your school’s Web site, an online encyclopedia are ____.

Internet content providers
Case 5-3
With all the types of Internet connections available, it’s important to be able to keep them straight. These questions will test how well you understand the options.

____ is available in selected areas, uses transmission towers, and can reach speeds typically up to 6 Mbps.

Fixed wireless
Case 5-3
With all the types of Internet connections available, it’s important to be able to keep them straight. These questions will test how well you understand the options.

____ has a typical speed of 10-25 Mbps, and is the most widely used type of home broadband connection.

Cable Internet
Case 5-2
There are widely varied types of online communication and online writing—each with their own special purpose. Knowing what category of information you’re trying to find on the Web will help you make more efficient and effective use of your time. In each of the following questions, give the answer that best describes the item listed in the question.

A free online encyclopedia updated by thousands of active contributors and visited by individuals around the world is ____.

a wiki
Case 5-2
There are widely varied types of online communication and online writing—each with their own special purpose. Knowing what category of information you’re trying to find on the Web will help you make more efficient and effective use of your time. In each of the following questions, give the answer that best describes the item listed in the question.

A place to meet and stay in touch with friends, and share messages and stories with people who have common interests is ____.

Google+
Case 5-2
There are widely varied types of online communication and online writing—each with their own special purpose. Knowing what category of information you’re trying to find on the Web will help you make more efficient and effective use of your time. In each of the following questions, give the answer that best describes the item listed in the question.

____ is a Web site that lets you read the weekly musings of a distant beachcomber whose work and discoveries you find fascinating.

a blog