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IC3 - Lesson 28



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

 1. 

Computer-based learning and CAI describe the same thing.
 

 2. 

The human life span has almost tripled in the last 200 years.
 

 3. 

With technology, it is likely that high-skilled work will decrease in demand while semi-skilled work increases in demand.
 

 4. 

E-commerce and electronic commerce are words that have the same meaning.
 

 5. 

E-commerce is restricted to the banking industry.
 

 6. 

In the future, the value of knowledge will be limited by time.
 

 7. 

When a person uses digital cash, you can obtain information about that person.
 

 8. 

Technology is having a major impact on how students learn and do research.
 

 9. 

There is no way to limit the amount of spam you receive.
 

 10. 

You can improve your investing skills by playing a stock market game online.
 

 11. 

Advances in technology bring daily changes to our society, but almost no technological innovations exist to assist people with disabilities.
 

 12. 

The economy created by the Internet has benefited the environment by reducing the amount of energy and materials consumed by businesses.
 

 13. 

In the twenty-first century, it is likely that many more people will work from home.
 

 14. 

Computers are used to provide online training for work in many areas today.
 

 15. 

Students usually do not have the opportunity to use computers in classroom settings until they are in high school.
 

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

 16. 

The ____ program allows you to create a city on your computer including highways, buildings, and homes.
a.
CityNow!
c.
Myst
b.
SimCity
d.
Civic Simulation
 

 17. 

____ refers to changing the DNA in a living organism.
a.
Genetic engineering
c.
Resource observation
b.
Data analyzing
d.
Genetic implications
 

 18. 

____ reality is an artificial environment that appears to feel like a real environment.
a.
Artificial
c.
Genetic
b.
Cloned
d.
Virtual
 

 19. 

Computer simulation is sometimes referred to as ____.
a.
desktop VR
c.
artificial VR
b.
virtual VR
d.
cloning
 

 20. 

Analysts predict that, within the next ten years, the value of Internet-based business will account for up to ____ of the world’s consumer sales.
a.
100%
c.
10%
b.
50%
d.
1%
 

 21. 

Junk mail that is sent to your e-mail address is called ____.
a.
digital trash
c.
ROM
b.
electrojunk
d.
spam
 

 22. 

____ allows individuals to complete their education from home, and the Internet is becoming one way to deliver this instruction.
a.
Artificial intelligence
c.
Computer simulation
b.
Distance learning
d.
E-Ed
 

 23. 

Project ____ began in 1971 and now includes more than 13,000 books, mostly in the public domain, that are available on the Internet.
a.
Goodbook
c.
WebQuest
b.
Star Schools
d.
Gutenberg
 

 24. 

In vocational training, the use of ____ can help pilots, navigators, and even astronauts learn to make decisions in specific situations.
a.
e-conditions
c.
virtual reality
b.
distance learning
d.
SimCity
 

 25. 

A(n) ____ business is one that exists almost entirely in the virtual world of the Internet.
a.
dot com
c.
digital
b.
electric
d.
distance
 

 26. 

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, ____ of public schools are connected to the Internet.
a.
63%
c.
43%
b.
93%
d.
83%
 

 27. 

A(n) ____ is a robotic software program commonly used by search engines to sort information.
a.
artificial brain
c.
robocat
b.
bot
d.
all of the above
 

 28. 

____ was the first U.S. presidential candidate to use the Internet as a campaign tool.
a.
Howard Dean
c.
John Kerry
b.
George W. Bush
d.
John McCain
 

 29. 

Almost everyone with a bank account now takes advantage of the convenience of ____, perhaps the most common form of e-commerce.
a.
digital cash
c.
dot coms
b.
ATMs
d.
spam
 

 30. 

Spam can be more than an inconvenience as it “costs” the recipient charges in the form of ____.
a.
disk space used to store it
c.
possible long-distance Internet charges
b.
connection time when you receive it
d.
all of the above
 

Completion
Complete each statement.
 

 31. 

The Star Schools Program provides ____________________ education.
 

 

 32. 

Blackboard is a(n) ____________________-based teaching tool that provides guidance and testing for a student.
 

 

 33. 

Computer ____________________ are models of real-world activities.
 

 

 34. 

A(n) ____________________-mounted display is often used in virtual reality.
 

 

 35. 

Virtual reality environments are created with computer hardware and ____________________.
 

 

 36. 

Internet access speed will increase as more people add cable modems or ____________________ subscriber lines.
 

 

 37. 

With the advances in new technology, ____________________ will be the greatest asset.
 

 

 38. 

Electronic commerce means having a(n) ____________________ business.
 

 

 39. 

With ____________________, you can pay for an item by transmitting a number from one computer to another.
 

 

 40. 

In e-commerce, digital cash numbers are issued by a(n) ____________________.
 

 

 41. 

_________________________ software allows individuals to talk to computers or computer-like devices and the devices will reply.
 

 

 42. 

Using a computer as a tutor is referred to as ______________________________.
 

 

 43. 

Software developed to process information on its own, without human intervention, is known as ____________________.
 

 

 44. 

The use of technology to develop corn plants that are more resistant to disease is an example of _________________________.
 

 

 45. 

Some people predict a(n) ____________________ backlash as moral and cultural dilemmas become more common and people turn to a simpler way of life.
 

 

 46. 

Educational instruction delivered by way of television, mail correspondence, and now the Internet is called _________________________.
 

 

 47. 

Several states are considering ways to create legislation to limit ____________________, or unwanted commercial e-mail.
 

 

 48. 

Many traditional textbooks are also available ____________________ with a password.
 

 

 49. 

____________________ are used in assembly plants and other areas to do dangerous or repetitive tasks that could be dangerous for humans.
 

 

 50. 

A system that allows surgical students to practice operations before performing surgery on humans is an example of a(n) _________________________ application.
 

 



 
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