Chapter 2 Exercise

Multiple Choice Select the best answer.

  1. _____ offers high-speed Internet connections to devices with built-in compatible technology or computers with wireless modems. (76)
    a. Cable Internet service
    b. A digital subscriber line
    c. A cellular radio network
    d. Fiber to the Premises (FTTP)
  2. As with an IP address, the components of a domain name are separated by _____. (79)
    a. commas
    b. periods
    c. colons
    d. semicolons
  3. _____ combines text-based links with graphic, audio, and video links. (83)
    a. Hypertext
    b. Multi-linking
    c. Hypermedia
    d. Tabbed browsing
  4. All of the following techniques can be used to improve Web searches except _____. (88)
    a. put the most important terms last
    b. read a search engine’s Help information
    c. list all possible spellings
    d. if a search is unsuccessful, try another search engine
  5. A _____ is a Web site that allows users to post short text updates, usually between 100 and 200 characters. (90)
    a. microblog
    b. wiki
    c. portal
    d. podcast
  6. A(n) _____ is a small version of a larger graphic. (94)
    a. thumbnail
    b. MP3
    c. wiki
    d. portal
  7. _____ is the process of transferring documents, graphics, and other objects from your computer to a server on the Internet. (107)
    a. Downloading
    b. Social networking
    c. Uploading
    d. Blogging
  8. _____ is the code of acceptable behaviors users should follow while on the Internet. (108)
    a. Post Office Protocol
    b. The Golden Rule
    c. Netiquette
    d. An FAQ

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