Module 2: Connecting and Communicating Online

  1. You are going to form a partnership with an organization that sells domain names. What kind of organization is your partner?
    1. domain vendor
    2. ICANN vendor
    3. registrar
    4. cybersquatter
  2. A website’s page provides information about its purpose and content.
    Answer: home
  3. What is the purpose of a TLD?
    1. To monitor Internet traffic to ensure high speed performance
    2. To provide Internet access to rural areas
    3. To identify the type of organization associated with the domain
    4. To approve and control the assignment of domain names
  4. A fingerprint is a small version of a larger image.
    Answer: False
  5. Your friend Luis recently was the victim of identity theft and has asked your advice for how to protect himself in the future.

    Which of the following will you NOT recommend to Luis?

    1. Turn off file and printer sharing on your Internet connection.
    2. Do not click links in or reply to spam.
    3. Preprint your phone number or Social Security number on personal checks.
    4. Use shopping club and buyer cards.
  6. Which of the following best describes the purpose of an ISP?
    1. To register domain names for websites
    2. To provide access to the Internet for free or for a fee
    3. To create guidelines for web design
    4. To monitor Internet activity for fraud or illegal activity
  7. The Safari browser comes preinstalled on Apple computers and devices.
    Answer: True
  8. 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?
    1. Safari
    2. Firefox
    3. Internet Explorer
    4. Chrome
  9. The network became functional in 1969, linking scientific and academic researchers across the United States.
    3. ARPANET
  10. A host in a network performs which of the following tasks?
    1. Provides services and connections to other computers on the network
    2. Ensures satellite communications are functional
    3. Exclusively monitors wireless networks to search for data transmission errors
    4. Routes transmissions over a network to guarantee data reaches its intended destination
  11. Dial-up access is a type of broadband digital Internet connection.
    Answer: False
  12. During which phase of web publishing would you use a text editor to enter codes that instruct the browser how to display webpage content?
    1. Plan
    2. Design
    3. Create
    4. Host
  13. Which of the following search texts will display pizza or sandwich places in New Orleans?
    1. pizza + sandwich (New Orleans)
    2. “New Orleans + pizza_or_sandwich”
    3. New Orleans (pizza or sandwich)
    4. *New Orleans + pizza_sandwich
  14. Most browsers require you to enter the protocol and host name in a web address.
    Answer: False
  15. A shopping cart allows a customer to collect items to purchase on an e-retail website.
    Answer: True
  16. A content aggregation website allows users to collect and compile content from a variety of websites about a particular topic or theme.
    Answer: True
  17. The Internet is a service of the World Wide Web.
    Answer: False
  18. What part of is the protocol?
    1. http://
    3. history
    4. preserve-places.html
  19. Your friend Luis recently was the victim of identity theft and has asked your advice for how to protect himself in the future.

    You tell Luis that he should install software that protects network resources from outside intrusions, called a(n) .

    1. firewall
    2. hot spot
    3. security scanner
    4. tracking cookie
  20. Catfishing is when someone creates a fake online social network or online dating profile and forms relationships with unsuspecting users.
    Answer: True
  21. A(n) is a word(s) preceded by a # symbol that describes or categorizes a post.
    Answer: hashtag
  22. Identify the letter of the choice that best matches the phrase or definition.
    1. Consists of the original article and all subsequent related replies
      Answer: j. thread
    2. Uses the Internet instead of the public switched telephone network to connect a calling party to one or more called parties
      Answer: k. VoIP
    3. When a message is sent to one of these, every person on the list receives a copy of the message in his or her mailbox
      Answer: l. email list
    4. Many operating systems include these capabilities
      Answer: n. FTP
    5. Your Internet service provider supplies this, for an email address
      Answer: m. domain name
    6. Particularly helpful in locating webpages about certain topics or in locating specific pages for which a user does not know the exact web address
      Answer: o. search engines
    7. Web developers use this strategy because users have devices with different screen sizes
      Answer: a. RWD
    8. Kind of network that uses radio signals to provide high-speed Internet connections to compatible devices
      Answer: c. Wi-Fi
    9. Type of broadband Internet service that uses fiber-optic cable to provide high-speed Internet access to home and business users
      Answer: d. FTTP
    10. Type of broadband connection that provides high-speed Internet connections through a telephone network via a DSL
      Answer: e. DSL
    11. Oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet
      Answer: h. W3C
    12. A business that provides individuals and organizations access to the Internet free or for a fee
      Answer: i. access provider
    13. A real-time typed conversation
      Answer: b. chat
    14. Provides high-speed Internet connections using a dish-shaped antenna on a building to communicate with a lower location via radio signals
      Answer: g. fixed wireless
    15. A number that uniquely identifies each computer or device connected to the Internet
      Answer: f. IP address
  23. A(n) is a user who posts negative, inflammatory comments on a blog post or article with the intent of inciting other users.
    Answer: troll
  24. Which of the following allows users to have multiple home pages that automatically open when the browser starts?
    1. bookmarks and favorites
    2. linked browsing
    3. hypertext
    4. tabbed browsing
  25. What part of is the host name?
    1. http://
    3. history
    4. preserve-places.html
  26. transforms a smartphone or Internet-capable tablet into a portable communications device that shares its Internet access with other computers and devices wirelessly.
    Answer: Tethering
  27. A(n) site, such as Pinterest, is a website that enables members to organize, tag, and share links to media and other online content.
    1. favorites
    2. personal
    3. bookmarking
    4. portal
  28. is an example of a URL.
    Answer: True
  29. is the process of transferring data in a continuous and even flow, which allows users to access and use a file, such as audio or video, while it is transmitting.
    Answer: Streaming
  30. A(n) is a type of collaborative website that allows users to create, add, modify, or delete website content.
    1. portal
    2. wiki
    3. macroblog
    4. bookmarking site
  31. GPS stands for global positioning system.
    Answer: True
  32. Contributors to a wiki typically do not need to register before they can edit or comment.
    Answer: False
  33. Which of the following is NOT true about public Wi-Fi hot spot safety?

    1. Sign out of websites.
    2. Always keep your wireless connection on.
    3. Do not leave your computer unattended.
    4. Avoid accessing financial information.
  34. A(n) server is another computer that screens all of your incoming and outgoing messages to keep your personal information from being revealed.
    Answer: proxy
  35. A(n) is a program that extends the capability of a browser.
    1. magnifier
    2. plug-in
    3. power-up
    4. aggregator
  36. To what does the term, traffic, refer to when used in conjunction with the Internet?
    1. The number of computers on the Internet
    2. All the wired, wireless, and satellite connections on the Internet
    3. The communications activity on the Internet
    4. The wires, fiber optics, underground cables, and radio signals used to carry the data and information across the Internet
  37. A(n) is the basic storage unit on a computer or mobile device and represents a single character.
    Answer: byte
  38. Which of the following is true about privacy and security risks with online social networks?
    1. Online social networks typically do not change privacy settings.
    2. Limit the number of friends.
    3. Provide as much information as possible during registration.
    4. If a friend asks for help, respond urgently to help him or her protect himself or herself.
  39. Visitors to a(n) webpage see the same content each time they view the webpage.
    Answer: static
  40. A result from a search engine search is called a(n) .
    1. pick
    2. hit
    3. tag
    4. smack
  41. Which of the following best describes e-commerce?
    1. A customer (consumer) experience requiring the Internet, cash, a shopping cart, and videos
    2. The sale of electronic goods and services that enable an Internet connection
    3. A transaction between two businesses that are bartering and auctioning goods and services via secure telephonic connections
    4. A business transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the Internet
  42. A(n) is a small device that connects to a computer and enables additional functions, such as a wireless modem.
    Answer: dongle
  43. Using a subject directory, you locate a particular topic by clicking links through different levels.
    Answer: True
  44. Sending and receiving text email messages uses a similar amount of data as talking with others using VoIP with video.
    Answer: False
  45. In Internet terminology, what is the term,, called?
    1. domain name
    2. Internet service provider
    3. webpage protocol
    4. TLD
  46. A web server is an example of a host.
    Answer: True
  47. Search text generally is not case sensitive.
    Answer: True
  48. Which of the following specifies the headings, paragraphs, images, links, and other content elements of webpages?
    1. JavaScript
    2. CSS
    3. HTML
    4. RWD
  49. A(n) is an informal website consisting of time-stamped articles, or posts, in a diary or journal format.
    Answer: blog
  50. The major carriers of network traffic are known collectively as the Internet .
    1. bandwidth
    2. conductors
    3. highway
    4. backbone
  51. A web feed contains links to or information about updated or changed content on a website.
    Answer: True
  52. Critics say that the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act prohibits free speech and free market.
    Answer: True
  53. MP3 is a type of audio file that includes compression.
    Answer: True
  54. The collection of a user’s Tweets forms a microblog.
    Answer: True
  55. If you use an asterisk (*) in a search engine query, what are you trying to do?
    1. Combine search results.
    2. Exclude a word from search results.
    3. Search for an exact phrase.
    4. Substitute characters.
  56. A gigabyte is equal to approximately a million characters.
    Answer: False
  57. A(n) is a website that offers a variety of Internet services from a single, convenient location, such as MSN.
    Answer: portal
  58. Skype is an example of software.
    1. VoIP
    2. server
    3. plug-in
    4. browser
  59. Which of the following best describes a hot spot?
    1. A zone in which it is unsafe to use your computer or network without additional security.
    2. Another term for the deep web, an unsearchable area of the Internet known for illegal activity.
    3. An area on a webpage that provides the most important, up-to-date content.
    4. A wireless network that provides Internet connections to mobile computers and devices.
  60. An organization to which you belong is joining the W3C. What is the mission of the work you will undertake as a member?
    1. To ensure the continued growth of the web
    2. To promote Internet2 ventures
    3. To devise technology for connecting to the Internet
    4. To expand mobile broadband access
  61. is a measure of the capability of a network to send and receive data.
    1. Streaming
    2. Bandwidth
    3. Net worth
    4. Broadband
  62. Bing and Yahoo! are examples of engines.
    Answer: search
  63. Chrome is a Microsoft browser included with the Windows operating system.
    Answer: False
  64. If you are viewing a webpage with customized or regenerated content, such as updated stock quotes, what type of webpage are you viewing?
    1. animated
    2. static
    3. dynamic
    4. transformative
  65. You have just started an internship on a graphic design team and you are learning about graphic formats used on the web.

    Which of the following graphic formats should you use for comic-style drawings?

    1. JPEG
    2. TIFF
    3. PNG
    4. BMP
  66. You have just started an internship on a graphic design team and you are learning about graphic formats used on the web.

    Which of the following graphic formats should you use for photos used in the printing industry?

    1. BMP
    2. PNG
    3. TIFF
    4. JPEG
  67. A(n) is an abusive or insulting message in online communication.
    1. troll
    2. grenade
    3. flame
    4. bomb
  68. DSL and FTTP are examples of wired Internet service technologies.
    1. analog
    2. satellite
    3. broadband
    4. fidelity
  69. A(n) sharing site enables members to share photos, videos, and/or music.
    Answer: media
  70. ICANN currently manages domain names.
    Answer: False
  71. Which of the following best describes B2C e-commerce?
    1. Businesses selling to each other, such as technical support or training
    2. The sale of goods and services to the general public
    3. Consumers selling to each other, such as an online auction
    4. Commerce restricted to the sale of financial goods and services
  72. Which of the following adds interactivity to webpages?
    1. RWD
    2. CSS
    3. JavaScript
    4. HTML
  73. A(n) name is a text-based name that corresponds to the IP address of a server.
    Answer: domain
  74. The Internet has its roots in a networking project started by an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense.
    Answer: True
  75. CSS stands for style sheets.
    Answer: cascading
  76. LinkedIn allows users to follow one another without confirmation, while Google+ requires you to confirm a friendship.
    Answer: False
  77. A(n) is a sequence of numbers that uniquely identifies the location of each computer or device connected to the Internet or any other network.
    1. fixed location
    2. top-level domain
    3. URL
    4. IP address
  78. The Internet uses two IP addressing schemes: IPv4 and IPv6.
    Answer: True
  79. Which of the following is NOT a recommended safe browsing technique?
    1. Keep your browsing history in your cache.
    2. Enable a pop-up blocker.
    3. Never store passwords.
    4. Turn off location sharing.
  80. Which of the following are criteria for evaluating a website’s content?
    1. affiliation and consumer consensus
    2. objectivity and currency
    3. commerciality and audience
    4. content aggregation and authority

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