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Unformatted text preview: Package Title: Testbank Questions Course Title: MIS 3e Chapter Number: 4 Question Type: True/False 1) A business does not need network connectivity in order to maintain a strategic advantage. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.01 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.0 Provide a real world example of telecommunications and networking. Section Reference 1: Introduction Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 2) A local area network connects two or more communicating devices in a limited geographical area. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.02 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 3) Broadband refers to a network with transmission capacity of less than 4 megabits per minute. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.03 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 4) Network interface cards are special adapters that link an individual device to the communications medium on a local area network. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.04 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 5) The network interface card typically houses the LAN’s network operating system. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.05 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 6) Wide-­area networks have a large capacity, and they typically use a single communications channel. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.06 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 7) Digital signals are continuous waves that transmit information by altering the characteristics of the waves. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.07 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 8) Digital signals have two parameters: frequency and amplitude. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.08 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 9) The U.S. public telephone system was designed as an analog network to carry voice signals. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.09 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 10) Cable media use wires or cables to transmit data and information. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.10 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 11) Twisted-­pair wire is the least-­used form of communications wiring. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.11 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: medium Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 12) Cladding is the coating that surrounds fiber-­optic cables and prevents light from leaking out of the fiber. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.12 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Medium Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 13) Systems that use digital subscriber lines (DSL) do not require modems. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.13 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 14) The Internet is a global network of computer networks. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.14 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 15) An intranet is a network that uses Internet technologies and is designed to serve the information needs of a single organization. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.15 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 16) Intranets support discovery, communication, and collaboration inside an organization. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.16 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 17) An extranet is a network that uses Internet technologies and is designed to serve the information needs of a single organization. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.17 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 18) Extranets offer limited accessibility to the intranets of participating companies. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.18 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 19) An Internet service provider is a company that offers Internet connections for a fee. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.19 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 20) Internet kiosks are computer terminals located in public places like libraries and airports. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.20 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 21) A domain name is the official name assigned to an Internet site, consisting of multiple parts, separated by dots, which are translated from right to left in locating the site. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.21 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 22) The rightmost part of an Internet name is the top-­level specification, or the zone. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.22 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 23) The World Wide Web is a system with universally accepted standards for storing, retrieving, formatting, and displaying information via a client/server architecture. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.23 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 24) Uniform resource locators (URLs) point to the address of a specific resource or site on the Web. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.24 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 25) Uniform resource locators (URLs) are software applications through which users access the Web. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.25 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 26) The hypertext transport protocol (HTTP) is the communications standard used to transfer pages across the World Wide Web portion of the Internet. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.26 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.3 Describe the most common methods for accessing the Internet. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 27) One exabyte is the same as 1 million megabytes Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.27 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.3 The Internet and the World Wide Web Difficulty: Medium Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 28) A major problem of the discovery applications of networks is the huge amount of information available. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.28 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 29) Metasearch engines search several engines at once and integrate the findings of the various search engines. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.29 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 30) The quality of automatic translation of Web pages is usually just as good as human translation. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.30 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Application 31) Commercial portals are intended for broad audiences and offer fairly routine content. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.31 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 32) Industry-­wide portals are intended for broad audiences and offer fairly routine content. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.32 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 33) Electronic mail is the largest-­volume application running over the Internet. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.33 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 34) With Voice-­over-­IP, every call opens up a dedicated circuit for the duration of the call. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.34 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 35) E-­learning is conducted only in virtual classrooms, where all coursework is completed online. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.35 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy 36) Virtual universities are online universities from which students take classes from home or at an off-­site location, via the Internet. Answer: True Title: Testbank Question 4.36 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy 37) Employees who telecommute have generally found that the experience enhances their careers. Answer: False Title: Testbank Question 4.37 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.4 Explain the impact that networks have had on business and everyday life for each of the six major categories of network applications. Section Reference 1: 4.4 Network Applications Difficulty: Easy Question Type: Multiple Choice 38) Refer to Opening Case – Get Rid of E-­Mail? Seriously?: Altos’ email initiative _______________. a) provided email services to small businesses. b) banned the use of Facebook at work. c) limited the use of email to company executives. d) Banned email as a form of internal communication. Answer: d Title: Testbank Question 4.38 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.0 Provide a real world example of telecommunications and networking. Section Reference 1: Opening Case – Get Rid of E-­Mail? Seriously?: Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Analysis 39) Refer to Opening Case – Get Rid of E-­Mail? Seriously?: The company Volkswagen __________________. a) prevents its Blackberry servers from sending messages to employees outside of work hours. b) limited all email of BBM. c) limited the use of email to company executives. d) banned email as a form of internal communication. Answer: a Title: Testbank Question 4.39 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.0 Provide a real world example of telecommunications and networking. Section Reference 1: Opening Case – Get Rid of E-­Mail? Seriously?: Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Application 40) _____ refers to the range of frequencies available in any communications channel. a) Protocol b) Broadband c) Capacity d) Narrowband e) Bandwidth Answer: e Title: Testbank Question 4.40 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 41) Which of the following is not a component of a local area network? a) File server b) Client computers c) Bridge d) Network interface cards e) All of the above Answer: c Title: Testbank Question 4.41 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Medium Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 42) A(n) _____ connects two or more devices in a limited geographical area. a) Local area network b) Wide-­area network c) Personal area network d) Enterprise network e) Value added network Answer: a Title: Testbank Question 4.42 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 43) Gal runs a music store. He has a desktop computer in the back room that acts as a server. He has a point-­of-­sale terminal that connects to the desktop. He also has a notebook (using in-­store wireless access to the Internet) that can be carried around the store to look up current items in stock, or to search for items from one of his suppliers for special orders. Which type of network does Gal have? a) Client-­server b) Mainframe-­based c) LAN d) WAN e) Peer-­to-­peer Answer: c Title: Testbank Question 4.43 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Medium Bloom’s Taxonomy: Analysis 44) A _____ sends messages through several connected LANs or to a wide-­area network. a) Router b) Network interface card c) Bridge d) Gateway e) File server Answer: a Title: Testbank Question 4.44 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 45) A _____ allows a device to physically connect to a local area network’s communications medium. a) File server b) Network interface card c) Network operating system d) Communications channel e) Gateway Answer: b Title: Testbank Question 4.45 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 46) All of the following statements concerning wide-­area networks are true except: a) They are provided by individual companies. b) They have large capacity. c) They cover large geographical areas. d) They combine multiple communications channels. e) The Internet is an example of a wide-­area network. Answer: a Title: Testbank Question 4.46 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.1 Compare and contrast the major types of networks. Section Reference 1: 4.1 What Is a Computer Network? Difficulty: Medium Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 47) The function of _____ is to convert digital signals to analog signals and vice-­versa. a) Modems b) Multiplexers c) Front-­end processors d) Servers e) Clients Answer: a Title: Testbank Question 4.47 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireless communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 48) _____ signals convey information in wave form, whereas _____ signals convey information in binary form. a) Analog, packet b) Analog, digital c) Digital, packet d) Digital, analog e) Packet, analog Answer: b Title: Testbank Question 4.48 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 49) _____ are hardware devices that support data transmission and reception across a telecommunications system. a) Integrated services digital networks b) Digital subscriber lines c) Communications channels d) Integrated circuits e) Communications processors Answer: c Title: Testbank Question 4.49 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Knowledge 50) Which of the following is not a communications channel? a) Fiber-­optic cable b) Satellite transmission c) Twisted-­pair wire d) Integrated circuits e) Cellular radio Answer: d Title: Testbank Question 4.50 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Easy Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 51) Which of the following is not a characteristic of twisted-­pair wire? a) Inexpensive b) Easy to work with c) Subject to interference from other electrical sources d) Secure transmissions Answer: d Title: Testbank Question 4.51 Learning Objective 1: LO 4.2 Describe the wireline communications media and transmission technologies. Section Reference 1: 4.2 Network Fundamentals Difficulty: Medium Bloom’s Taxonomy: Comprehension 52) Gal runs a music store. He has a desktop computer in the back room that acts as a server. He has a point-­of-­sale terminal that connects to the desktop. He also has a notebook (using in-­store wireless access to the Internet) that can be carried around the store to look up current items in stock, or to search for items from one of his suppliers for special orders. W...
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