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IC3 - Lesson 25



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Chat rooms permit a group of individuals in many different places to have a secure meeting online.
 

 2. 

Telecommunications software allows your computer to connect to another computer.
 

 3. 

The Internet and the World Wide Web are the same thing.
 

 4. 

If you receive a Page Not Found error when accessing a Web page, you can never locate that page or find a working link to it again.
 

 5. 

A hyperlink in a Web page transfers you to another electronic file.
 

 6. 

An avatar is a group of people with a shared interest who communicate online.
 

 7. 

A Web site address is referred to as the Universal Resource Locator.
 

 8. 

Mailing lists can be public or private.
 

 9. 

HTML is the language that is used to create documents for the Web.
 

 10. 

Located at the bottom of the browser window, the title bar shows the progress of Web page transactions.
 

 11. 

In a browser, you can click the Go button to connect to the address displayed in the Address bar.
 

 12. 

The Internet is never the same place twice, and it is always changing and reshaping itself.
 

 13. 

DSL telephone lines allow data transmission at a much higher rate of speed than standard telephone wires.
 

 14. 

Broadband connections allow multiple channels of information to be transmitted over a single link.
 

 15. 

Most commercial businesses use the .bus domain extension.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 16. 

The origins of the Internet are in the ____.
a.
1960s
c.
1980s
b.
1970s
d.
1990s
 

 17. 

The beginning of the Internet is closely tied to the government networking project called ____.
a.
VISTA
c.
INTERPOL
b.
ARPA
d.
DRAM
 

 18. 

On the Internet, ____ allow(s) all brands, models, and makes of computers to communicate with each other.
a.
protocol enhancement
c.
interoperability
b.
transmitters
d.
coaxial connections
 

 19. 

Computers on the Internet communicate using the ____ protocol.
a.
TRANSMIT
c.
MODEM
b.
INTEROP/ROM
d.
TCP/IP
 

 20. 

Which is not a domain abbreviation?
a.
org
c.
gov
b.
mil
d.
col
 

 21. 

Every Web page on the Internet has its own unique address or ____.
a.
HTTP command
c.
URL
b.
domain name
d.
.edu ranking
 

 22. 

Which statement about URLs is true?
a.
The second part of it indicates what domain name to use.
b.
The first part of it indicates what domain name to use.
c.
The second part of it indicates what protocol to use.
d.
The first part of it indicates what protocol to use.
 

 23. 

____ protocol is understood by Web servers and browsers and defines how messages are formatted, sent, and received on the Web.
a.
Hypertext markup
c.
TCP
b.
Hypertext transfer
d.
Navigator
 

 24. 

A(n) ____ is a discussion forum in which each “board” is dedicated to discussion on a particular topic.
a.
subscriber
c.
e-mail message
b.
newsgroup
d.
posting
 

 25. 

____ is the Internet standard that allows users to download and upload files with other computers on the Internet.
a.
TCP
c.
FTP
b.
HTTP
d.
TCP/IP
 

 26. 

Which of the following is NOT a step you must take to get connected to the Internet?
a.
Find an online service or Internet service provider.
b.
Install telecommunications software to enable your computer to connect to another computer.
c.
Sign up with a bulletin board service to receive online news.
d.
Install a Web browser to explore the Web.
 

 27. 

Internet surfers use a ____ to retrieve documents from the World Wide Web and display them in a readable format.
a.
browser
c.
markup language
b.
surfer
d.
multimedia format
 

 28. 

In a browser, what area contains the URL of the active Web page?
a.
title bar
c.
toolbar
b.
status bar
d.
Address bar
 

 29. 

The first browser program was called ____ and provided a graphical interface for the Internet.
a.
Arpanet
c.
Explorer
b.
Avatar
d.
Mosaic
 

 30. 

Which of the following would NOT be considered a benefit of the Internet for an individual?
a.
People with disabilities can conduct many activities that might have been impossible for them previously.
b.
Buyers can compare products, prices, and services offered by hundreds of sellers.
c.
Entrepreneurs can send limitless numbers of dubious offers to hundreds of e-mail addresses instantaneously.
d.
Citizens can stay informed about political developments and quickly contact their government officials.
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 31. 

A common way for a home user to connect to the Internet is with a telephone line and a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 32. 

A(n) ____________________ is a standard format for transferring data between two devices.
 

 

 33. 

Through the use of _________________________ language, you can click a linked word in one document and be transferred to another.
 

 

 34. 

When an FTP server permits ____________________ access, anyone can upload and download files from the server.
 

 

 35. 

When you are on the Internet and make a request to see a Web page, that request is sent to the Web ____________________.
 

 

 36. 

In a browser, the ____________________ bar shows the progress of Web page transactions.
 

 

 37. 

The Address bar of the browser contains the ____________________ of the current page.
 

 

 38. 

The ____________________ is the first page that displays when you launch your browser.
 

 

 39. 

The address of a Web site is known as the ____________________.
 

 

 40. 

The row of icons at the top of your browser is known as the ____________________.
 

 

 41. 

To connect to the Internet, you must have a software application called a Web ____________________.
 

 

 42. 

The Web is the ____________________ portion of the Internet.
 

 

 43. 

The ____________________ button on the toolbar will reload the Web page you are currently viewing directly from the Web site.
 

 

 44. 

If you access the Internet from an office or school, you probably connect through a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 45. 

The ____________________ name identifies a site on the Internet.
 

 

 46. 

The ____________________ indicator is the small picture in the upper-right corner of the browser window that appears animated when your browser is accessing data via the Internet.
 

 

 47. 

____________________ are small text files that include information about your site preferences, which are created by some Web pages when you visit the site.
 

 

 48. 

Some Internet files are temporarily stored in a location on your hard disk called a(n) ____________________ to speed up the display of pages you frequently visit.
 

 

 49. 

The ____________________ pane at the left of the Internet Explorer window keeps track of Web sites you have visited for the past few weeks.
 

 

 50. 

____________________ is software to gather information about your Web browsing habits that is installed on your computer without your knowledge.
 

 



 
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