Computer Essentials 2014 Study Guide Chapter 2
Computer Essentials 2014 Multiple Choice Chapter 2
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Launched in 1969 as a U.S funded project that developed a national computer network, the Internet was initially called __________.
The Web was introduced in 1991 at
Center for European Nuclear Research (CERN)
The Internet is a(n) _____ made up of wires, cables, satellites, and rules for exchanging information between computers connected to the network.
This enabled graphics, animation, sound, and video to be added to the Internet.
The most common way to access the Internet is through _____.
Which of the following is not a well-known Web browser?
A web page typically contains _____ which contains the formatting instructions for displaying the web page.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)
For browsers to connect to resources on the Internet, the location of the resources must be specified through addresses called _____.
uniform resource locators (URLs)
In the URL "http://www.simnetonline.com", what is the domain name?
In the URL "http://www.simnetonline.com", ".com" is the _____.
top-level domain (TLD)
Which programming language is used within HTML documents to trigger interactive features?
Which of the following are files inserted into an HTML document that control the appearance of Web pages including layout, colors, and fonts?
This type of e-mail account is more widely used because it frees the user from installing and maintaining an e-mail client on every computer used to access e-mail.
This social networking site is used for professional networking.
Twitter is an example of what type of site?
. _____ typically broadcast live events and use streaming technology in which audio and video files are continuously downloaded to your computer while you are listening to and/or viewing the content.
_____ do/does not use streaming technology and are/is used to download media files to your computer.
Which of the following is a Web site specially designed to allow visitors to use their browser to add, edit, or delete the site's content?
These special programs continually look for new information and update the databases used by search services.
When you enter a keyword or phrase into a search engine the results display as a list of these.
This type of e-commerce often resembles the electronic version of the classified ads or an auction.
Online banking is an example of what type of e-commerce?
Which of the following is not one of the three basic components of cloud computing?
Programs that automatically start and operate as a part of your browser are called
Parents can use this type of program to block access to selected Web sites.
This method of file transfer has been used for decades and is frequently used for uploading changes to a Web site hosted by an Internet service provider.
This method of file transfer distributes file transfers across many different computers.
The Internet connects millions of computers and resources across the world via wires, cables, and satellite.
The Internet and the Web are the same.
In addition to an Internet connection users need browser software to easily display web pages.
In order to connect to a Web site, the browser must know only the site's domain name.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are files inserted into an HTML document that control the appearance of Web pages including layout, colors, and fonts.
Client-based e-mail accounts require a special program called an e-mail client to be installed on your computer.
Attachments to e-mail messages are always safe to open.
The CAN-SPAM Act has proven to be more effective than spam blockers at preventing unwanted e-mail.
Instant messaging allows text only.
Cloud computing is an example of a social networking site.
LinkedIn is a social networking site that you should visit if you are looking for professional employment.
After a webcast is completed there are no files left on your computer.
Wikis allow many individuals to edit a document.
All information found on the web through search tools can be considered as factual.
One of the biggest challenges for the growth of e-commerce is the development of fast, secure, and reliable payment methods for buying goods.
RealPlayer and Acrobat Reader are classified as plug-in programs.
Cloud computing has the potential to free end-users from owning, maintaining, and storing software and data.
Uploading is the process of copying a file from a Web site to your computer.