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All of the following buttons can be found on the Firefox Navigation toolbar EXCEPT ____.
Firefox
A text file that contains HTML tags is called an HTML ____.
document
The two most common transfer protocols used on the Internet are File Transfer Protocol and Hexadecimal Transfer Protocol.
False
In Internet Explorer, the Favorites Center has three tabs: Favorites, ____, and History.
Feeds
You use the ____ to enter URLs directly into Firefox.
Location bar
In Internet Explorer, click the Print button on the Favorites bar to print the current Web page with the default print settings
False
When you are using InPrivate Browsing, the "InPrivate is turned on" page displays in the browser window, the InPrivate label is on the page tab, and the InPrivate indicator appears ____ the Address bar.
to the left of
Firefox stores a copy of every Web page it displays on your computer's hard drive in a(n) Temporary Internet Files folder
True
The HTML ____ tag enables Web designers to link HTML documents to each other.
anchor
In Internet Explorer, press ____ to open the Help window.
F1
Hypertext links also are called hyperlinks or links.
True
Your browser stores the location of each Web page you visit during a single session in a(n) ____.
history list
The text describes ____ different definitions for the term "home page."
three
U.S. copyright law has a fair use provision that allows a limited amount of copyrighted information to be used for purposes such as news reporting, research, and scholarship
True
In Firefox, to save just an image from a Web page, first you ____ the image.
right-click
The Address bar is located in the Internet Explorer ____ toolbar.
Navigation
When you hover your mouse pointer over a hyperlink, the pointer changes to a(n) ____.
hand with a finger pointing
A(n) ____ is a small file that a Web server writes to the disk drive of the client computer, containing information about the user.
cookie
In Internet Explorer, click the Print button on the Favorites bar to print the current Web page with the default print settings.
False
The HTML hyper tag enables Web designers to link HTML documents to each other.
False
Internet Explorer offers a(n) Retry button to load a new copy of the Web page that currently appears in the browser window.
False
The history list, which you open by clicking the History tab in the ____ Center, is useful when you know you visited a site recently, but you did not create a favorite and you cannot recall the URL of the site.
Favorites
When computer networks are connected to each other, the system is called a(n) ____.
internet
The menu bar is hidden by default in Internet Explorer.
True
A Web page is a document that has been created using HTTP.
False
The very first time Firefox starts, only the Firefox button and the ____ toolbar are displayed in the program window.
Navigation
The History tab records your browsing activity by organizing and storing the URLs of the Web sites you have visited by all of the following except ____.
popularity
Apple's browser is called ____.
Safari
A Web client is the software that you run on your computer to make it work as a Web browser.
False
A Web browser is ____ that allows your computer to connect to, locate, retrieve, and display Web content.
software
All of the following buttons can be found on the Firefox Navigation toolbar EXCEPT ____.
Firefox
The private browsing mode in Firefox is called ____.
Private Browsing
In the Address window, if you were to type simply nbc.com, Internet Explorer will convert it to ____ and load the home page at that URL.
http://www.nbc.com
Page tabs allow you to have multiple Web pages open at once, and to easily navigate among them.
True
Thanks to improved technology, email attachments no longer contain viruses.
False
As with most file-sharing sites, part of the user and terms of service agreements that you must accept when creating a Windows Live account prohibit you from uploading ____ to the Windows Live site without authorization.
copyrighted material
A ____ version of a message excludes ads and other content on the page, such as links.
printer friendly
When you delete an email message that contains an attached file, you also delete the file that is attached to the message.
True
After uploading a file to SkyDrive, you can add comments to it, but you cannot rename the file.
False
A ____ message is a copy of the sender's original message with your inserted comments.
quoted
When you don't need a message any longer, you can delete it by opening the message and then clicking the Recycle link on the Hotmail menu bar.
False
As you use Hotmail email to communicate with business associates and friends, you might want to save their contact information in your ____ list to make it easier to enter addresses into the header of your email messages.
contact
When sending business correspondence, use a(n) comma to indicate a brief pause in a sentence, or to join or separate sentence parts.
true
If you receive an email message from a sender that you don't recognize and the message contains an attached file, you should ____.
avoid opening the file until you are sure that it doesn't contain a virus
Some mail servers will reject messages with too many recipients (usually ____ or more).
50
Protocols are rules that determine how the Internet handles message packets flowing on it.
True
In an email, the message body contains the actual message content.
True
A ____ might appear at the bottom of an email message and contain standard information about the sender.
signature
All of the following are typical parts of an email message EXCEPT ____.
salutation
You cannot attach more than one file to an email message.
False
In Hotmail, if you want to forward the message to several people, type their addresses, separated by periods.
False
To reply to a message, click the Reply link on the Hotmail menu bar to reply only to the sender.
True
Bcc email recipients are unaware of other Bcc recipients.
True
In Hotmail, you can create a group of contacts, called a category or ____ list, and use the category to address messages to a group of recipients.
distribution
In Hotmail, when you delete a message or folder, you are simply moving it to the Deleted folder.
True
The following are generally accepted rules for email messages EXCEPT ____.
always forward new information about viruses and hoaxes
An email sender's local network sends the message to the sender's mail ____.
server
A file that has been attached to an email message will be received by those recipients in the ____ line(s) of the message header.
To, Cc, and Bcc
Protocols are rules that determine how the Internet handles message packets flowing on it.
True
POP (or POP3) is an extensively used protocol for handling incoming email messages.
True
Some email programs let you define and use a(n) queue to move incoming mail into a specific folder.
False
When forwarding a message, Windows Live Hotmail includes the original message in the message display area and adds a blank line ____ so you can add an optional message to provide context for the recipient.
above it
When you ____ a message, a copy of the original message is sent to the new recipient(s) without the original sender's knowledge.
forward
____ are rules that determine how the Internet handles message packets flowing on it.
Protocols
Boolean algebra uses ___.
logical relationships
The procedure of converting a natural language question into a search expression is called parsing.
True
An HTML file that exists on a Web server computer is known as a(n) dynamic Web page.
False
Meta tag text does appear on a Web page when a Web browser loads it.
False
A ____, or spider, is a search engine program that automatically searches the Web to find new Web sites and update information about old Web sites.
bot
Regarding search engines, the term "search expression" means something different from the term "query."
False
Web pages included in a Web directory are organized into categories before visitors use the directory.
True
A spider is a program that automatically searches the Web to find new Web sites.
True
If, while performing a search on a specific question, you find that you're heading in the wrong direction, the text describes this as encountering a(n) ____.
blind alley
In Boolean algebra (named after British mathematician George Boole), all values are reduced to one of two values.
True
____ Web pages are created "on the fly" from databases.
Dynamic
A ____ eliminates Web pages from search results.
search filter
A(n) ____ tag is HTML code that a Web page creator places in the page header for the specific purpose of informing Web robots about the content of the page.
meta
A ____ operator lets you search for terms that appear close to each other in the text of a Web page.
proximity
Wikipedia relies on contributions from anyone for its entries.
True
____ is a way of grading Web pages by the number of other Web pages that link to them.
Page ranking
A Web search engine is a Web site (or part of one) that finds other Web pages that match a word or phrase you enter.
True
A ____ is a listing of hyperlinks to Web pages that is organized into hierarchical categories.
Web Directory
Regarding search engines, the term "stemming" means ____.
searching for variants of keywords
A good example of a specific question would be, "____".
How many sonnets did Shakespeare write?
Clustering is an effective tool when a word in a search expression has multiple meanings.
True
Regarding search engines, the term "search expression" means something different from the term "query."
False
A hyperlink to a Web page that no longer exists or has been moved to another URL is called a(n) ghost link.
False
Some search engines group their search results into globs.
False
George Boole developed the branch of mathematics and logic known as Boolean ____.
algebra
It is possible for a legitimate not-for-profit company to be using a .com domain rather than .org.
True
The combination of search engine and Web directory is sometimes called a(n) ____.
hybrid search engine directory
Hackers and other developers of malware tend to occupy a space of the Internet known as the "deep Web."
False
Clustering provides a(n) ____ filtering effect.
Automatic
Sometimes a search engine will include stop words in its search if you include them as part of a phrase enclosed in ____.
quotes
The expression "____" would return pages containing both "woman" and "women."
wom*n
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