Computer Class 1

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CIS 121-Midterm

____ are two of the more widely accessed Internet services.

The World Wide Web and e-mail

The Internet has its roots in a networking project started by the Pentagon's blank, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense.

ARPA

_____ overseas research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

____ takes place when the modem in a computer uses a standard telephone line to connect to the Internet.

Dial-up access

_____ overseas research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet

The W3C

____ is a technology that provides high-speed Internet connection using regular copper telephone lines.

DSL

The ____ consists of a world wide collection of electronic documents.

Web

Each electronic document on the Web is called a Web, _____, which can contain text, graphics, audio and video.

page

A Web _____ is a collection of related Web pages and associated items, such as documents and pictures, stored on a Web server.

site

Internet-enabled mobile devices such as smart phones use a special type of browser, called a ______, which is designed for their small screens and limited computing power.

microbrowser

The term _____ refers to any application that combines text with graphics, animation, auido, video, and/or virtual reality.

multimedia

A _____ is a digital representation of nontext information such as a drawing, chart, or photograph

graphic

On a Web page a ____ is a small version of a larger graphic

thumbnail

Podcasters register their podcasts with ____.

content aggregators

The _____ format reduces an audio file to about one-tenth of its original size, while preserving much of the original quality of the sound.

MP3

____ 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

To listen to an audio file on a computer, a user needs special software called a ____.

player

A _____ is recorded audio, usually an MP3 file, stored on a Web site that can be downloaded to a computer or a portable digital audio player such as an iPod.

podcast

____ is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagined environment that appears as three-dimensional (3D) space.

VR

The ____ defines a popular video compression standard.

Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG)

____ consists of full-moon images that are played back at various speeds.

Video

Web ____ is the development and maintenance of Web pages.

publishing

_____ is a buisness transaction that occurs over an electronic network such as the Internet.

E-commerce

A customer visits an online buisness through an electronic _____, which contains product descriptions, graphics, and a shopping cart.

storefront

A ____ allows the customer visiting an electronic storefront to collect purchases.

shopping cart

_____ is the transmission of messages and files via a computer network.

E-mail

A _____ program is used to create, send, receive, forward, store, print, and delete e-mailing messages.

e-mail

An e-mail _____ is a combination of user name and domain name that indentifies a user so he or she can recieve Internet e-mail.

address

A ____ is a group of e-mail names and addresses given a single name.

mailing list

_____ is a real-time Internet communications service that notifies users when one or more people are online then allows to exchange messages or files or join a private chat room.

IM

_____ means that the people who are conversing on a computer are online at the same time.

Real time

A ____ is a real time typed conversation that takes place on a computer.

chat

To start a chat session, a user connects to a chat server through a program called a chat ____.

client

VoIP _____.

also is called Internet telephony

______ is the process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from a computer to a server on the Internet.

Uploading

In a newsgroup, a ____ consists of the original article and all subsequent related replies.

thread

A newsreader enables users to access a newsgroup to read previously entered messages, called _____.

articles

In a newsgroup, a _____ consists of the original article and all subsequent related replies.

thread

A popular Web-based type of discussion group that does not require a newsreader in a _____.

message board

A _____ is a computer that allows users to upload and/or download files using the FTP protocol.

server

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