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Chapter02 Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. ____ 1. _____ are two of the more widely accessed Internet services. a. The World Wide Web and e-mail c. Mailing lists and chat rooms b. FTP and message boards d. Instant messaging and newsgroups ____ 2. The Internet has its roots in _____, a network that became functional in 1969, linking scientific and academic researchers across the United States. a. ARPANET c. LISTSERV b. NSFnet d. MPEG ____ 3. _____ oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet. ____ 4. Fixed wireless Internet connections _____. ____ 5. Although it is an easy and inexpensive way for users to connect to the Internet, _____ is slow-speed techno- logy. ____ 6. Unlike higher-speed access, which is connected to the Internet the entire time the computer is running, with _____ a connection must be established to the Internet. a. DSL c. ISDN b. dial-up access d. a cable modem ____ 7. A satellite modem _____.
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____ 8. In the accompanying figure showing common ways to access the Internet, a(n) _____ usually provides Inter- net access to a specific geographic area. ____ 9. In the accompanying figure showing common ways to access the Internet, a(n) _____ is a larger business, such as AT&T WorldNet and EarthLink, that provides Internet access in several major cities and towns. ____ 10. In the accompanying figure showing common ways to access the Internet, a(n) _____ has many members- only features, such as special content and services, in addition to providing Internet access. a. wireless Internet service provider (WISP) c. regional ISP b. online service provider (OSP) d. national ISP ____ 11. In the accompanying figure showing common ways to access the Internet, a(n) _____ is a company that provides access to users with Internet-enabled mobile devices. ____
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