Chapter 03: Network Computing (Part 1)

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Chapter 03: Network Computing (Part 1)

Network computing is generally the ability of computers to work together over a network. IT experts rely on network computing to give them a deeper analysis on new and emerging infrastructure technologies for improving their skills and advancing their careers. Do you believe you understand all there is to networks? The quiz below is from chapter 3 on network computing. Give it a try and see what you understood from it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Standalone computers increase employee productivity as much as computer networks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Computers can exchange data over only large networks
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The major problem of discovery is the huge amount of information available. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Metasearch engines search several engines at once and integrate the findings of the various search engines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The quality of automatic translation of Web pages is usually just as good as human translation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Commercial portals are intended for broad audiences and offer fairly routine content. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Industrywide portals are intended for broad audiences and offer fairly routine content. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Electronic mail is the largest-volume application running over the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A blog is a personal Web site, open to the public, in which the site creator expresses his or her feelings or opinions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Businesses should pay close attention to what bloggers are writing about them and their products.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Social networking sites can be a useful way to find like-minded people online.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Virtual universities are online universities from which students take classes from home or at an off-site location, via the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Employees who telecommute have generally found that the experience enhances their careers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Fundamental points about network computing in organizations include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Computers constantly exchange data

    • B. 

      Computer data exchange provides significant advantages to organizations

    • C. 

      Networks can be of any size, from small to enormous

    • D. 

      Networks have had limited impact on organizational productivity

  • 15. 
    Networks enable which of the following applications?
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Collaboration

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following are advantages of computer networks?
    • A. 

      Enable organizations to be more flexible

    • B. 

      Enable companies to share hardware, computer applications, and data

    • C. 

      Enable geographically dispersed employees to work together

    • D. 

      Enable geographically dispersed employees to work together

  • 17. 
    The network application, _____, enables users to access information located in databases all over the world.
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Collaboration

    • D. 

      Web services

  • 18. 
    Search engines and metasearch engines are examples of which network application?
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Communications

    • D. 

      Web services

  • 19. 
     _____ portals offer content for diverse communities and are intended for broad audiences.  
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Affinity

    • C. 

      Corporate

    • D. 

      Commercial

  • 20. 
    _____ portals support communities such as hobby groups or a political party.  
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Affinity

    • C. 

      Corporate

    • D. 

      Commercial

  • 21. 
    _____ portals coordinate content within relatively narrow organizational and partners’ communities.  
    • A. 

      Publishing

    • B. 

      Personal

    • C. 

      Affinity

    • D. 

      Corporate

  • 22. 
    Portals are an example of which network application?
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Collaboratin

    • C. 

      Communications

    • D. 

      Web services

  • 23. 
    Skype is an example of ________ .
    • A. 

      Teleconference

    • B. 

      Telepresence

    • C. 

      Plain old telephone

    • D. 

      Voice over IP

  • 24. 
    Workflow, groupware, and telepresence systems are examples of which network application?  
    • A. 

      Discovery

    • B. 

      Communications

    • C. 

      Collaboration

    • D. 

      Web services

  • 25. 
    The benefits of e-learning include which of the following?  
    • A. 

      Current, high-quality content

    • B. 

      Consistency

    • C. 

      Flexibility

    • D. 

      All of the above