Quiz: Basic Web Hosting Principles

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In this exam you will be tested on Hosting terminology, PCGuys hosting packages and some very basic hosting principles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Define the following "This refers to how much actual hard disk space you are allowed to occupy on the computer(s) your web host uses to act as a web server. More often than not, the disk space allotted to you will be far in excess of what you actually need."
    • A. 

      Hard Disk

    • B. 

      Network Storage

    • C. 

      Live drive

    • D. 

      Disk Space

  • 2. 
    Which of the following can also be called disk space?
    • A. 

      Webspace

    • B. 

      Bandwidth

    • C. 

      Hard drive

    • D. 

      Drop box

  • 3. 
    Define the following "The amount of data transfer your web host allots to run through your website."
    • A. 

      Transfer

    • B. 

      Bandwidth

    • C. 

      Data Transfer

  • 4. 
    A users homepage is 50KB how much bandwidth will be used if they recieve 20 hits?
    • A. 

      2.5MB

    • B. 

      1MB

    • C. 

      1.2MB

    • D. 

      2MB

  • 5. 
    A customer has a website their homepage is 50KB they recieve 2000 hits per day how much bandwidth will they require in a 31 day month?
    • A. 

      10GB

    • B. 

      20GB

    • C. 

      5GB

    • D. 

      3.1GB

  • 6. 
    How much bandwidth would be considered reasonable for a flash free start up website.
    • A. 

      Up to 5GB

    • B. 

      5 - 10GB

    • C. 

      20GB

    • D. 

      Unlimited

  • 7. 
    What does FTP stand for
    • A. 

      File Transfer Program

    • B. 

      File Transfer Protocol

    • C. 

      File Transmission Protocol

  • 8. 
    Name an FTP application named in your training
    • A. 

      Easy FTP

    • B. 

      WS FTP

    • C. 

      Tiny FTP

  • 9. 
    What does POP stand for?
    • A. 

      Post Office Protocol

    • B. 

      Post Office Program

    • C. 

      Post Out Protocol

  • 10. 
    Define the following "A special kind of software installed for the convenience of webmasters to handle common tasks associated with web hosting accounts. With your user-friendly control panel you can expect to be able to easily change your password, create email accounts, create extra user accounts and passwords with varying accessibility, password protect directories, change file permissions, upload files monitor your bandwidth and more."
    • A. 

      Website Admin

    • B. 

      Back end

    • C. 

      Control Panel

  • 11. 
    What web feature would offer the following? •Number of unique visitors to your website •Number of visits •Number of web pages hit (which is your true hit count) •Number of web files of any type hit (which is your inflated hit count) •Bandwidth •External links people use to hit your website (an extremely useful stat) •What kind of browsers and operating systems visitors use •How many visitors add your site to their favourites list...and much, much more. A good web stats program is chock full of information and is indispensable to the fledgling web designer.
    • A. 

      A hit counter

    • B. 

      Web stats

    • C. 

      Website overview

  • 12. 
    Define the following "These are special extensions installed on the server which exhance the usability of a WYSIWYG program known as FrontPage editor."
    • A. 

      Frontpage extensions

    • B. 

      Front Page Support

    • C. 

      MSIAS

    • D. 

      Microsoft Extensions

  • 13. 
    What does CGI stand for?
    • A. 

      Common Gateway Interaction

    • B. 

      Common Gateway Interface

    • C. 

      Complete Gateway Interface

  • 14. 
    Where in your webspace would you upload your cgi-scripts?
    • A. 

      Cgi-dump

    • B. 

      Cgi-scripts

    • C. 

      Cgi-tools

    • D. 

      Cgi-bin

  • 15. 
    What does PHP stand for?
    • A. 

      Hypertext Preprocessor

    • B. 

      Personal Hypertext Preprocessor

    • C. 

      Pro Hypertext Preprocessor

    • D. 

      Premium Hypertext Preprocessor

  • 16. 
    Where is PHP executed?
    • A. 

      Server Side

    • B. 

      Client Side

  • 17. 
    What type of licence does PHP fall under?
    • A. 

      Creative commons

    • B. 

      Public Domain

    • C. 

      Open Source

    • D. 

      EULA

  • 18. 
    Your customer wishes to build a dynamic message board which programming language would be best to use?
    • A. 

      PHP

    • B. 

      Perl

    • C. 

      AJAX

    • D. 

      CGI

  • 19. 
    Who owns ASP?
    • A. 

      Linux

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Nobody

  • 20. 
    What does ASP stand for?
    • A. 

      Active Server Pages

    • B. 

      Active Server Programs

    • C. 

      Asyncronus Server Pages

    • D. 

      Asyncronus Server Programs

  • 21. 
    What type of server will normally run ASP scripts?
    • A. 

      Unix

    • B. 

      Linux

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Any

  • 22. 
    What language would ASP scripts normally be written in?
    • A. 

      ASP

    • B. 

      VBScript

    • C. 

      Javascript

    • D. 

      Flash

  • 23. 
    What does SSI stand for?
    • A. 

      Server Side Implimentation

    • B. 

      Server Side Includes

    • C. 

      Server Script Includes

  • 24. 
    When would you use SSI?
    • A. 

      When the website is fully dynamic

    • B. 

      When the website is partially dynamic

    • C. 

      When the website is static

  • 25. 
    What file extension would be used for an SSI script?
    • A. 

      .ssi

    • B. 

      .script

    • C. 

      .include

    • D. 

      .inc

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