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ISDS 1100 - Exam 1 Module 2
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__________ services act as a middleman, allowing individuals to securely send and receive money.
An application programmed to run on a specific platform is called a ____.
A web app is an app that you access instead of a web browser.
When using a Windows Internet browser, pressing _____ reloads a page.
Advantages of web apps include _______.
- No need to install an app
- Collaboration with coworkers and friends
- Available anywhere with an Internet connection
Cookies that remain on your device indefinitely are called ______.
Online fraud does not affect your credit score.
Digital coupon tools are available as browser extensions.
Which of the following is an example of B2C e-commerce?
Purchasing items online with a store credit card
What is consumer-to-consumer e-commerce?
Individuals selling to individuals online
B2B e-commerce relies increasingly on in-person sales calls to businesses.
You can use some social search tools to search multiple sites at once.
A search site is the same thing as a search engine.
Should you gather information from a website where no author information is available?
You can use a browser to _____.
- Research information
- Work in web apps
- Watch videos
A search operator is a _____.
Character, word, or symbol you can enter to narrow a search
Elements that have little or no effect on search results include ____.
- Stop words
- Capital letters
Recent top-level domains include _____.
The ____ develops and disseminates protocols to maintain global web compatibility.
A specialty search engine searches only websites that require a subscription.
Open websites typically include ____.
- Commercial sites
- Personal websites
Placing a dash before a term tells Google to search only for that word.
A sponsored link is defined as a _____.
Link from an advertiser to a product or service related to the search
Tier 1 networks provide the main travel routes for Internet data.
Helga runs a website on which she sells houseplants. She also earns through pay-per-click advertising that allows search engines to show targeted ads on her site. Which of these products are likely to be advertised on her website?
- Gardening gloves
- Terracotta planters
- Garden scissors
- Watering cans
Web spiders or crawlers search the Internet for new and updated webpages.
Google Scholar and Google News are examples of specialty search engines that allow a person to access information sources of a particular category.
Steve has built an online shopping website and he would like to increase his website ranking in the search results. You are his consultant. Which of the following would you recommend for him to help achieve his goal?
Link his website to other popular websites
E-commerce sites use Transport Layer Security (TLS) to create accounts and manage payment transactions without revealing your financial information.
EasyMart (EM) has a physical store and an online shopping site and is coming up with deals on retail products for the week of Christmas. As a marketing consultant at EM, which of the following tactics would you recommend to achieve the highest sales?
Issue digital coupons for discounts on all products
Kay is trying to understand the health benefits of avocados. She finds an article on tracyshealthproducts.com. What of the following can assure Kaya that the content is credible?
- The site is popular for selling health and wellness products for all age groups.
- The article's author has been working as a consulting nutritionist for the last 3 years.
Where can you find the information about using an image that you obtained in a search result?
A usage rights filter shows information about using an image.
Gertie wants to buy a smartwatch by making an electronic payment. She is not willing to divulge her financial information, and her only bank account is not linked to any online payment service. Which of the following most aligns to what Gertie feels comfortable doing?
She should use a virtual account number to make the payment.
Joel wants to find a specific webpage containing the words "The quick brown fox" in the same sequence. Which of the following should he use as his search query to make this process fastest?
'The quick brown fox'
Using the CARS checklist is one way to evaluate if a webpage's content as an information source. CARS stands for Crisp, Accurate, Responsible, Supportable.
Stuart is explaining search results rankings to his younger brother. Which of the following should he NOT state as parameters for page rankings?
- Design quality of the webpage
- Location of the server hosting the webpage
Sylvie wrote a short story and obtained a copyright for it. With regard to using her story, which of the following is she legally allowed to do now?
- Offer it to a school teacher at no cost to use in the classroom
- Offer it to a publisher at no cost to use commercially
- Sell it to a school teacher or a publisher
- Publish it in a local newspaper or magazine
Blackbaud is a company that supplies services and software designed for nonprofit organizations. Which type of e-commerce website will Blackbaud have?
Andy is a freelance reporter and is reviewing an article he wrote for a magazine. He wants to quickly crosscheck some facts he stated in his article. Which of the following can help Andy?
Cloud storage refers to the storage of data on ______.
The web app's server
Steffi needs to find the domain name of the webpage she is currently viewing. To do this, she needs to look at the address bar of the browser.
Joe wants to use an engaging image as a hook in his presentation, but he's afraid of violating any copyright laws. What should he do?
Search for an image on Creative Commons
Ms. Lawson, a primary school teacher, told her students that a photograph of the president is in the public domain. What does she mean by this?
- This photograph of the president is free of copyrights.
- No permission is required to use the photograph.
Why is it advisable to look beyond search engines like Google and Bing while conducting online research for assignments and projects?
There are search engines available with more reliable research.
Darren is hoping to get search results that begin with the words "art history." Which of the following search terms will help him?
News360 is a search engine because it gathers, organizes, and then distributes web content.
A friend of Muna's suggested a website that she can use to download music. How should she check if the website is secure?
She should check whether the URL of the website starts with "http" or "https."
Nellie recently sold her old laptop directly to a student from different country using an e-commerce website. The website she used runs on B2B model.
What are "hits" that search engines list on the first page?
Most relevant results
Rogelio wants to buy appliances for his newly leased apartment. He looks for information on PriceGrabber, a comparison shopping website. Which of the following advantages do sites such as this offer?
Information that will help obtain best value for money spent
Patricia intends to study the analysis of the results of last five Presidential elections. Which of the following would be authentic sources for the study?
Articles published in a newspaper known to be non-aligned toward any political party
If Mark is developing a website to be optimized for mobile devices, what would be the top-level domain?
When accessed, an e-commerce website that sells carpentry tools displays a lock icon somewhere in the window of the browser. The address bar in the Chrome browser would identify this website as "insecure."
Which of the following does a secure website use to safeguard transmitted information?
A business transaction carried out with a person after being introduced on a social networking website is an example of e-commerce.
Ronald maintains a website that focuses on travel-related information. He gathers adventure posts from various travel blogs and shares them to his site. What type of a website does Ronald maintain?
Content aggregator site
Amelie lists her dishwasher for sale on eBay. Ryan, who lives in another city, bids for the best price and uses his credit card to pay for the dishwasher. Is this transaction an example of e-commerce?
Yes; it is a business transaction on a consumer-to-consumer website.
Rajesh wants to collaborate with his friends on a web app to complete on a project. While collaborating online has many advantages, it comes with its own set of disadvantages too. In which of the following instances can using a web app be disadvantageous for Rajesh?
- If the provider of the web app he uses goes out of business
- If he has an intermittent internet connection at his home
Cathy wants to buy a new watch online. Though she's heard of instances of online fraud, she is tempted to make the purchase because the watch she wants is not available in the stores in her town. Which of the following increases her chance of the payment NOT being secure?
Shopping on a website that requires her to share her One Time Password with a caller
Information literacy helps us to identify the tool most suited to elicit the kind of information we need.
Susan is reading through a collection of webpages that contains information about a software firm. The firm manages the information on these webpages. What is Susan most likely browsing?
The website of the software firm
Information literacy can help us recognize the fact that information on the web cannot be taken for face value and must be evaluated critically.
Jane volunteers at an orphanage called "We Are One" and is developing a website to seek financial assistance. Which server address should she use?
Which type of website would allow Evan, an avid traveler, to share photos and videos with his friends?
A social networking website
Sharon wants to find out the server address of the URL of a webpage that she was routed to while using her school website http://www.blissfieldschools.us/students/technologyresources/ What should she do?
Read the name of the website of her school in the URL
Jodi is travelling to San Francisco for a conference. She has stored her PowerPoint slides on Microsoft's web app. What could be of concern to her while presenting her slides?
A poor internet connection
Lionel wants to find images of colonies of Emperor penguins to use for a school project. Which of the following phrases should be used as the search query help him find the results he needs?
Emperor penguin large group
Benny is writing a research paper on a specific method of farming. He really admires the methods used by one farmer, who is also a published author, and wants to use his explanations in his research paper. How can Benny ensure he doesn't plagiarize?
Add a formal citation and use the farmer's explanation in his paper.
Dominic lists his camera for sale on an online auction site. Chloe is the highest bidder and purchases the camera. How does the auction site earn its revenue through the transaction?
Dominic pays a small fee to the auction site.
Claire wants to use a quote by a famous author in an article she is writing about the declining population of Great White sharks. She will not be infringing the copyright of the author if she makes a citation in the article.
Search engines use software that combs the web to find webpages and add new data about them to the database. What is this software called?
Harry wants to buy a secondhand red skateboard online. Which of the following should he use as search keywords so the results include exactly what he wants?
Secondhand "red skateboard"
Which of the following top-level domains is generally used by Internet service providers?
Which of the following people will benefit the most from using a B2B website?
Akiko, who provides services to other smaller businesses which helps them establish themselves in the market
Wikipedia is a collaborative website where a team of people can publish or modify content on a webpage.
To buy a DSLR camera online, Willa should first evaluate different models based on specifications, read customer reviews, choose a product, make online payment, and finally add it the cart.
Which of the following is NOT an e-commerce transaction?
Sophia hires a neighborhood plumber to fix a leaking faucet and pays him after the repairs are complete.
Which of these sites provides coupon codes and offer alerts for discounts?
Which of the following indicates a website is NOT secure?
- A lock icon is not displayed in the address bar.
- The URL of the website begins with http.
Google is an example of which type of website?
A search site
Miller logged into his school email account using a browser on his iPhone. Which of the following is MOST LIKELY to have been the browser he used?
Which of the following is NOT likely to be found on a webpage?
A formatting toolbar
The sidebar of a webpage typically contains information about when the site was last updated.
Marco needs a free image of a monkey swinging on a tree branch for a project. How can he find and use it without violating copyrights?
- Look for the image on Creative Commons using keywords 'monkey swinging.'
- Enter the keyword 'monkey swinging' in a search engine and filter for images that are labeled for reuse.
Francis has designed a picture book appropriate for third graders. He wants teachers across the world to freely download, use, and distribute his work, but he would still like to retain his copyright on the content. On which of the following platforms should he upload the book?
Four students came across a photograph of a painting on the Internet that they wish to use in their respective reports. Who has best practiced the ethics of intellectual property rights in using it?
Clarence, who sent an email to the photographer and got his written approval, which he preserved. He mentioned the photographer's name in his report.
Mateo is designing a diagram showing a water cycle that can extensively be used by various textbook publishers, and he wants to recover the costs he incurs designing it. At what stage will his intellectual property rights come into effect, which will necessitate users to pay him royalty?
As soon as the image exists in physical form
Victoria wants to add a new tagline to her landscape management website. Where would be the most appropriate location for her to place it on the home page?
In the header
Alicia often uses short, engaging videos to engage her fifth-grade science students. She finds RhythmOne a lot more intuitive than Google in offering the most relevant videos when she performs a search. Which of the following most likely explains why?
Unlike Google, RhythmOne uses speech recognition to match the audio part with the search keyword.
Amanda is used to buying clothes from physical stores. Her friend, Stuart, prefers online shopping and wants to persuade her to shop online as well. Which of the following arguments can Stuart make to convince Amanda without painting a false picture?
One can shop online even if the weather is bad or if a specific store is closed.
Wolfram Alpha is an example of a search tool that can help you solve factual questions to help complete your homework.
Kyle likes to keep in touch with his friends and family using the Internet. He enjoys sharing pictures, music, and ideas. He also enjoys playing games with others online. Which of the following online platforms should he use to do all of this?
Facebook, because apart from being a regular social networking website, it also allows game play
Gregory is researching the use of certain drugs for treating anemia in women living in a developing country. Which of the following approaches can he use for his research?
Use the web directories created by health research institutions
Which of the following stories can be said to be in the public domain?
- A copyrighted story whose copyright has expired
- A story written by an author who has given up his or her copyright on it
Which of the following is a web app?
In a web app, where is data usually stored?
Brendon is browsing a website called "chalknboardforums.com." What is chalknboardforums most likely?
A for-profit organization
Bentley is the head of a Software Development team and needs to organize his team's workflow. How can he use web apps to efficiently manage his team's projects, schedules, and processes?
Use Trello to plan and monitor activities, and maintain dashboards
Keith, a 9th grade student, wants to find out if a Pete Clifford, an author of an article on inflation, is an expert in Applied Economics or not. Which of the following can he do to find this information?
- He can search the Internet for other articles written by Pete on this topic.
- He can post a question on different social media platforms.
- He can search LinkedIn to learn if Pete is an expert in that field.
The current Copyright Law states that, in general, works published after 1977 will fall into public domain 70 years after the death of the author. Which of the following will be true for those who want to use a whole or portions of a novel published in 1978, with a copyright notice 70 years after the author dies?
They are free to do so without seeking permission or paying royalty.
Which of the statements about B2B e-commerce is correct?
The transactions involve review by a team of people before making a purchase decision.
Haven runs an online bridal store called Haven Bridals. Her website is encrypted and uses a digital certificate. The website address for the store is http://www.havenbridals.com.
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