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Mis Chapter 4

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1.  The narrower the bandwidth, the more information can be exchanged at one time.
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2.                   The rate at which data is exchanged over a communications channel is usually measured in bits per second.
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3.  Wi-Fi enables users of multifunctional devices to synchronize with information in a desktop computer, send or receive faxes, print, and, in general, coordinate all mobile and fixed computer devices.
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4.  With a Wi-Fi wireless network, the user’s computer, smartphone, or personal digital assistant has a wireless adapter that translates data into a radio signal and transmits it using an antenna.
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5.  Current Wi-Fi access points have a maximum range of about 100 feet outdoors and 300 feet within a dry-walled building.
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6.                    3G wireless communication was developed by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) who set out to establish a single standard for cellular networks in 1999.
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7.  ADSL does not require an additional phone line but provides “always-on” Internet access.
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8.  A drawback of ADSL is that the farther the subscriber is from the local telephone office, the poorer the signal quality and the slower the transmission speed.
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9.  Cable modem provides a dedicated connection from each user to the phone company’s local office, so the performance does not decrease as new users are added.
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10.  Servers can be computers of all sizes.
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11.                   Wireless application protocol (WAP) is used to connect cell phones and other devices to the Internet.
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12.  The Internet can be used to broadcast group meetings using presentation software and videoconferencing equipment.
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13.                   Social networking enables users to browse large files in real time.
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14.  VPNs are insecure connections between two points on the Internet.
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15.                   Most VPNs are built and run by ISPs.
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16.  A ____ is any material substance that carries an electronic signal to support communications between a sending and receiving device.
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17.  ____ enable geographically separated workgroups to share documents and opinions, which fosters teamwork, innovative ideas, and new business strategies.
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18.  A network that connects computer systems and devices within a small area such as an office, home, or several floors in a building is a ____.
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19.  With ____ processing, devices are placed at various remote locations.
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20.                    ____ is a communication standard that enables traffic to be routed from one network to another as needed.
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21.                   Each computer on the Internet has an assigned address, called its ____, to identify it to other hosts.
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22.                   A(n) ____ is any company that provides people and organizations with access to the Internet.
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23.                   The ____ is a collection of tens of millions of server computers that work together as one in an Internet service using hyperlink technology to provide information to billions of users.
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24.  The ____ platform by Microsoft allows developers to use different programming languages to create and run programs, including those for the Web.
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25.                    A ____ is a facility that enables two or more people to engage in interactive “conversations” over the Internet.
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26.  ____ is a method for transferring multimedia files, radio broadcasts, and other content over the Internet so that the data stream of voice and pictures plays more or less continuously, without a break, or with very few breaks.
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27.  A ____ is an Internet site that matches buyers and sellers.
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28.  A ____ is a device that can broadcast any TV program coming into your home to a broadband Internet-connected PC.
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29.                   A(n) ____ is an internal corporate network built using Internet and World Wide Web standards and products.
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30.  ____ is the process by which VPNs transfer information by encapsulating traffic in IP packets over the Internet.
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31.  When the communications signal is broadcast over airwaves as a form of electromagnetic radiation, ____________________ transmission media is being used.
32.  ______________________________ is a very short-range wireless connectivity technology designed for cell phones and credit cards.
33.  ____________________ is a wireless communications specification that describes how cell phones, computers, personal digital assistants, printers, and other electronic devices can be interconnected over distances of 10–30 feet at a rate of about 2 Mbps
34.  ____________________ communication stands for fourth-generation broadband mobile wireless, which is expected to deliver more advanced versions of enhanced multimedia, smooth streaming video, universal access, portability across all types of devices, and eventually, worldwide roaming capability.
35.  A(n) _________________________ is a systems software that controls the computer systems and devices on a network and allows them to communicate with each other.
36.  With ____________________ software, a manager on a networked personal computer can monitor the use of individual computers and shared hardware (such as printers), scan for viruses, and ensure compliance with software licenses.
37.                   The ____________________ is a collection of interconnected networks, all freely exchanging information.
38.  Some people, called ____________________, have registered domain names in the hope of selling the names to corporations or people at a later date.
39.                    ___________________________________ is a markup language for Web documents containing structured information, including words and pictures.
40.  ____________________ consist of standards and tools that streamline and simplify communication among Web sites for business and personal purposes.
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