Chap002 - Chapter 2 The Internet, the Web, and Electronic...

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Chapter 2 The Internet, the Web, and Electronic Commerce Multiple Choice 1. The Internet was launched in 1969 and was originally called a) AARPNET b) CERNET c) CERN d) ARPANET Answer: D Difficulty level: Hard Page: 30 Response: The Internet was originally called Advanced Research Project Agency Network (ARPANET). 2. The actual physical network made up of wires, cables, and satellites that connects computers and resources throughout the world is the a) Web b) Internet c) e-commerce d) spiders Answer: B Difficulty level: Medium Page: 30 Response: The Internet is the actual physical network. It is made up of wires, cables, and satellites. 3. The most popular Internet activity is a) going shopping b) conducting research c) playing games, reading, listening to music d) communicating with others Answer: D Difficulty level: Easy Page: 30 Response: Communicating is by far the most popular Internet activity. 4. The fastest-growing application for the Internet is a) going shopping CE_TB02-1
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b) conducting research c) playing games, reading, and listening to music d) using e-mail Answer: A Difficulty level: Medium Page: 30 Response: Shopping is one of the fastest-growing Internet applications. 5. Most common uses of the Internet and the Web include communicating, shopping, a) searching, entertainment, and education b) e-commerce, e-mail, and searching c) e-mail, entertainment, and education d) e-commerce, e-mail, and education Answer: A Difficulty level: Medium Page: 30 Response: The most common uses of the Internet include communicating, shopping, searching, entertainment, and education or e-learning. 6. The __________ is the multimedia interface to resources available on the Internet. a) Web b) ISP c) browser d) URL Answer: A Difficulty level: Medium Page: 30 Response: The Web provides a multimedia interface to resources available on the Internet. 7. The multimedia interface to the resources available on the Net is called the a) World Wide Web b) Internet c) GUI interface d) server Answer: A Difficulty level: Easy Page: 30 Response: The Web provides a multimedia interface to resources available on the Internet. 8. The most common method for gaining access to the Internet is through a __________. CE_TB02-2
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a) dumb terminal b) virtual provider or computer c) point-to-point computer d) provider or host computer Answer: D Difficulty level: Medium Page: 31 Response: The most common way to access the Internet is through a provider or host computer. 9. The term ISP refers to a) internal software protocol b) international shareware pool c) Internet service provider d) interface standard protocol Answer: C Difficulty level: Medium Page: 32 Response: ISP is an acronym for Internet service providers. 10.
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Chap002 - Chapter 2 The Internet, the Web, and Electronic...

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