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Chapter 2 Test - Chapter 2 The Internet and World Wide Web...

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Chapter 2: The Internet and World Wide Web MULTIPLE CHOICE 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 ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 74 2. The ____ is a worldwide collection of networks that links millions of businesses, government agen- cies, educational institutions, and individuals. a. Internet c. Web b. Telnet d. NSFNet ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 74 3. The Internet has its roots in a networking project started by the Pentagon’s ____, an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense. a. NSFnet c. MPEG b. ARPA d. LISTSERV ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 75 4. The Internet has its roots in ____, a network that became functional in 1969, linking scientific and aca- demic researchers across the United States. a. ARPANET c. LISTSERV b. NSFnet d. MPEG ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: 75 5. ____ oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet. a. ARPANET c. LISTSERV b. NSFnet d. World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 76 6. Fixed wireless Internet connections ____. a. use an antenna to communicate with a tower b. are high-speed c. use radio signals d. all of the above ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 76 7. Although it is an inexpensive way for users to connect to the Internet, ____ is slow-speed technology. a. a cable modem c. a dial-up connection b. DSL d. ISDN ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 76 8. Until 1995, NSFnet handled the bulk of communications activity, or ____, on the Internet. a. volume c. traffic b. modulation d. access
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ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 76 9. ____ takes place when the modem in a computer uses a standard telephone line to connect to the Inter- net. a. DSL c. FTTP b. Convergence d. Dial-up access ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 76 10. A cable ____ allows access to high-speed Internet services through the cable television network. a. transceiver c. receiver b. modem d. dialer ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 76 11. ____ high-speed Internet connections use an antenna on a house or business to communicate with a tower location via radio signals. a. Satellite c. Fixed wireless b. FTTP d. DSL ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: 76 12. A satellite ____ communicates with a satellite dish to provide high-speed Internet connections via satellite. a. transceiver c. receiver b. modem d. dialer ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 76 13. Which of the following is NOT true of a Wi-Fi network? a. Many home users set them up. b. A Wi-Fi's Internet service can be dial-up access. c. Wi-Fi networks send signals to a communications device that is connected to a high-speed Internet service. d. A Wi-Fi's Internet service can be DSL or cable. ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 76 14. A satellite Internet service ____. a. uses regular copper telephone lines b. is a high-speed Internet connection c. accesses the Internet through the cable television network d. uses radio signals to communicate with a tower ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 76 15. ____ oversees research and sets standards and guidelines for many areas of the Internet. a.
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