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Exam Name___________________________________ TRUE/FALSE. Write ʹ T ʹ if the statement is true and ʹ F ʹ if the statement is false. 1) E - Commerce is the buying and selling of goods and services over private computer networks. 1) 2) Merchant companies are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau as those that arrange for the purchase and sale of goods without ever owning or taking title to those goods. 2) 3) In B2B e - commerce, sales are made between companies. 3) 4) A typical information system for B2C provides a Web - based application or Web storefront. 4) 5) Amazon.com is an example of a B2C model for e - commerce. 5) 6) The number of companies involved in B2C commerce far exceeds those involved in B2G and B2B. 6) 7) If a manufacturer uses the Internet to sell to government agencies this would be an example of B2G e - commerce. 7) 8) eBay is an example of an e - commerce auction site. 8) 9) Clearinghouses own the products that they deliver to Internet purchasers. 9) 10) An electronic exchange is similar to a stock exchange. 10) 11) Priceline.com is an example of a clearinghouse used by consumers. 11) 12) Disintermediation is the elimination of middle layers in the supply chain. 12) 13) E - commerce leads to disintermediation. 13) 14) E - commerce does not impact the flow of price information to the consumer. 14) 15) Price elasticity measures the amount that production rises or falls with changes in demand. 15) 16) One of the benefits of e - commerce is that it allows companies to collect data about price elasticity directly from their customers. 16) 17) Customer service expenses usually decrease when a company moves to e - commerce. 17) 18) E - commerce may lead to a price conflict with traditional channels. 18) 19) Browsers run on the server tier computer and channel Web pages. 19) 20) Most e - commerce server applications use a four - tier architecture. 20) 1
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21) The database tier consists of computers that run a DBMS that processes SQL requests to retrieve and store data. 21) 22) Web pages and documents are programmed in HTTP. 22) 23) Programs running on the server tier computer that manage HTTP traffic are called Web servers. 23) 24) Commerce servers are application programs that receive requests from the users through the Web server. 24) 25) Web servers receive requests and transmit HTML documents to users where they are processed by the browser. 25) 26) The server tier consists of computers that have browsers that request and process Web pages. 26) 27) A server that hosts numerous commercial Web sites is called a Web farm. 27) 28) Commercial Web sites usually are supported by several or even many Web server computers in a facility called a Web farm. 28) 29) HTML uses tags to define data elements for display or other purposes. 29) 30) Web pages can include hyperlinks, which are pointers to other Web pages. 30) 31) One of the advantages of HTML is that HTML coders have an unlimited number of tags to use and can even create their own if needed. 31)
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2011 for the course BCIS 3610 taught by Professor Koh during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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