Flashcards in Quiz 3 Deck (15):
A/n/ ____ shares hardware and software among authorized users.
Which of the following is used for sending messages over the Internet?
A computer that stores and distributes Web pages is called a ____.
a. file server
b. home page
c. Web server
It is believed that the Internet evolved from an experimental network called ____.
The ____, the main Internet pathways and connections, is made up of the many national and international communication networks that are owned by major telecom companies, such as MCI, AT&T, and Sprint - the same companies and networks that provide telephone service.
a. Web browser
c. cable modem
d. e-mail attachment
e. Internet backbone
High-bandwidth communications systems are sometimes referred to as ____.
d. World Wide Web
e. Internet 2
Which of the following is NOT an example of a Web browser?
a. Mozilla Firefox
b. Microsoft Internet Explorer
e. Google Chrome
FTP is an abbreviation for which of the following terms?
a. File transfer protocol
b. File tagging program
c. File transport program
d. Funny transport program
e. File transfer program
File transfer protocol
Which of the following types of connection requires all users in an immediate geographical area share the bandwidth of their local cable?
Most Internet connection methods provide faster ____ transmission rates than ____ rates.
a. upstream, downstream
b. Dial-up, Cable
c. inner bank, outer bank
d. downstream, upstream
e. outer bank, inner bank
________ transmit data by sending and receiving microwave signals to and from Earth-based stations.
b. Bluetooth technologies
d. Broadband technologies
e. Infrared technologies
A ________ is a handheld device that integrates mobile phone capabilities, computing power, and Web access.
In the email address firstname.lastname@example.org, info is is the
a. user ID.
Which protocol is used to send email messages from the server to your computer?
a. HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol)
b. SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)
c. POP (point of presence)
d. POP3 (Post Office Protocol version 3)
e. FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
POP3 (Post Office Protocol version 3)