Internet Foundations 1

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  • 1. 
    Which IT Job role best describes an individual who is responsible for evaluating Web site statistics to determine the site's effectiveness?  
    • A. 

      Web site architect

    • B. 

      Web application developer

    • C. 

      Web site analyst

    • D. 

      Web site designer

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Web application developer

    • B. 

      Server administrator

    • C. 

      Web architect

    • D. 

      Database administrator

  • 3. 
    Which IT job role best describe an individual who provides organisational leadership for Web site content and all related initiatives?  
    • A. 

      Web application developer

    • B. 

      Web site manager

    • C. 

      Web site analyst

    • D. 

      Web architect

  • 4. 
    Which IT job role best describe an individual who manages and maintains a network infrastructure?  
    • A. 

      Network engineer

    • B. 

      PC repair technician

    • C. 

      Database administrator

    • D. 

      Server administrator

  • 5. 
    What is the purpose of conducting an ontological study as it pertains to a particular organisation or business?  
    • A. 

      To enable software engineers and programmers to accurately determine how an organisation's data is used by particular applications

    • B. 

      To enable software engineers and programmers to accurately predict the degree to which a demographic will adopt or accept a new product or innovation

    • C. 

      To enable software engineers and programmers to accurately determine the requirements that a database must fulfill in order to function properly for an organisation

    • D. 

      To enable software engineers and programmers to accurately map technology solutions to business needs

  • 6. 
    Cloud computing is software services that are provided over the Internet. Which of the following IT job roles should be most familiar with cloud computing software, infrastructure and platform services?  
    • A. 

      Help desk technician

    • B. 

      Server administrator

    • C. 

      Web architect

    • D. 

      SEO analyst

  • 7. 
    Which IT job role best describe an individual who is responsible for maintaining the software and procedures necessary to protect the confidentiality and integrity of information, and legitimate access to it?
    • A. 

      Web site manager

    • B. 

      Security manager

    • C. 

      Database administrator

    • D. 

      Server administrator

  • 8. 
    Which IT job role best describe an individual who is responsible for the organisation and appearance of a Web site?
    • A. 

      Web application developer

    • B. 

      Web site architect

    • C. 

      Web site analyst

    • D. 

      Web site designer

  • 9. 
    Which IT job role best describe an individual who is responsible for developing and implementing plans to take advantage of the sales and marketing opportunities available through the internet?
    • A. 

      Web application developer

    • B. 

      Web marketing manager

    • C. 

      Web site analyst

    • D. 

      Web site manager

  • 10. 
    As a new IT professional, you need to understand the needs of the business, as well as the various technologies required to design and deliver specific products. What is the term that describe this perspectives in relating to IT?
    • A. 

      Ontological

    • B. 

      Cloud-based

    • C. 

      Holistic

    • D. 

      Architectural

  • 11. 
    The technology adoption life cycle describes:
    • A. 

      The intellectual "battle" that frequently takes place between those who adopt a new paradigm and those who cling to an old paradigm.

    • B. 

      How a particular part of the company, called a domain, is organised.

    • C. 

      The doubling of technological advances every two years that explain the increasing capabilities of software applications, the internet and so forth.

    • D. 

      The degree to which members of demographic will adopt or accept new product or innovation.

  • 12. 
    Which statement accurate describes the difference between a traditional modem and an ISDN line?  
    • A. 

      A modem connects a user to an all-digital network, whereas ISDN adapts a computer to a phone line or cable TV network.

    • B. 

      ISDN translates digital signals to analog and back, whereas a modem uses digital line.

    • C. 

      ISDN uses a digital line, whereas a traditional modem must translate digital signals to analog and back.

    • D. 

      A model provides a dial-up internet connection, whereas an ISDN line provide a direct Internet connection.

  • 13. 
    Of the six elements required to connect to the Internet, which can be supplied in the form of a Web Browser, e-mail program or mobile app?
    • A. 

      Client Software

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      Internet address

    • D. 

      Internet connection

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      With a Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

    • B. 

      With a LAN connection

    • C. 

      With phone lines, an analog modem and an ISP

    • D. 

      With a cable modem from the Cable TV company

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      A LAN span a confined geographic area, whereas a WAN consists of multiple LANs.

    • B. 

      A LAN consists of multiples WANs, whereas a WAN consists of multiple computers.

    • C. 

      A LAN uses public networks and high-speed lines, whereas a WAN is private and may use slower lines.

    • D. 

      A LAN spans a wide geographic area, whereas a WAN spans a confined area such as an office or home.

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      DSL stands for Digital Serial Line, a dial-up Internet connection method uses digital phone lines and an xDSL modem.

    • B. 

      DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line, a direct Internet connection method that uses digital phone lines and an xDSL modem.

    • C. 

      DSL stands for Digital Service Line, a dial-up Internet connection method uses cable TV network lines and a cable modem.

    • D. 

      DSL stands for Digital Service Line, a direct Internet connection method that uses cable TV network lines and a cable modem.

  • 17. 
    Which choice lists the two principal methods of connecting to the Internet rthrough an Internet Service Provider (ISP)?
    • A. 

      ISDN connection and DSL connection

    • B. 

      Standard modem and cable modem

    • C. 

      WWW connection to LAN connection

    • D. 

      Dial-up connection and direct connection

  • 18. 
    Which protocol is required for computers to communicate with each other over the Internet?  
    • A. 

      POP

    • B. 

      FTP

    • C. 

      TCP/IP

    • D. 

      HTTP

  • 19. 
    Which of the following refers to a family of specifications for wireless network technology?  
    • A. 

      T and E carriers

    • B. 

      802.11 standards

    • C. 

      Dial-up and direct connection

    • D. 

      Ad-hoc and infrastructure modes

  • 20. 
    Six elements are required to connect to the Internet. Which one of the six required elements can be satisfied by any of several examples including PC, smartphone, smart TV or tablet?
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Computer

    • C. 

      Client Software

    • D. 

      Internet Connection

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      A system or application on a network that requests a service from another computer

    • B. 

      An organised repository of data that can be queried and searched by users

    • C. 

      A network computer that manages network resources and provides data

    • D. 

      Any entity or addressable device on a network that can be managed

  • 22. 
    Which term is used to describe a computer that is responsible for storing and providing information requested by a client application?  
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Network

    • D. 

      Database

  • 23. 
    Six elements are required to connect to the Internet. One of these elements is TCP/IP. Which of the following best describes this element?  
    • A. 

      PC, smartphone, smart TV, tablet

    • B. 

      Windows, Linux/UNIX, Macintosh

    • C. 

      Direct connection to an Internet Service Provider (ISP)

    • D. 

      Protocol software used to communicate with the internet

  • 24. 
    • A. 

      A group of computers connected so they can communicate share resources and exchange data

    • B. 

      An architecture of computers that divides processing and storage tasks between clients and servers

    • C. 

      A system that requests services from other computers and is used to access files or documents

    • D. 

      A central repository of programs and data to which all member users have access

  • 25. 
    Approximately how many numeric IP addresses are possible with lPv4?  
    • A. 

      400 million

    • B. 

      4 billion

    • C. 

      1 billion

    • D. 

      100 million

  • 26. 
    Of the six elements required to connect to the Internet, which is often supplied by an ISP?  
    • A. 

      TCP/IP

    • B. 

      Operating System

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Internet connection

  • 27. 
    Which protocol allows a computer using an analog modem to make an initial connection to the Internet?  
    • A. 

      Point-toPoint Protocol (PPP)

    • B. 

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

    • C. 

      Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

    • D. 

      Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)

  • 28. 
    Which protocol is used to receive e-mail messages from an incoming mail server and force you to download e-mail messages before reading, deleting, or otherwise managing them?  
    • A. 

      Post Office Protocol (POP)

    • B. 

      Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

    • C. 

      Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

    • D. 

      Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)

  • 29. 
    Which protocol do many browsers assume when you enter a URL in the Address field?  
    • A. 

      HTTP

    • B. 

      FTP

    • C. 

      WWW

    • D. 

      HTML

  • 30. 
    Which protocol is the Internet standard protocol for transmitting e-mail messages over networks and is responsible solely for sending - but not receiving - e-mail messages?  
    • A. 

      Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

    • B. 

      Post Office Protocol (POP)

    • C. 

      Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)

    • D. 

      Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

  • 31. 
    Which protocol is used to host newsgroups and distribute mailing lists by providing text output that users can access at their convenience and by allowing multi-person input like a conference call?  
    • A. 

      Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

    • B. 

      Post Office Protocol (POP)

    • C. 

      Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

    • D. 

      Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)

  • 32. 
    Which protocol allows you to browse and manage e-mail messages while they reside on the mail server?  
    • A. 

      Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

    • B. 

      Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)

    • C. 

      Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

    • D. 

      Post Office Protocol (POP)

  • 33. 
    You want to be able to quickly view news headlines without the need to open your Web browser and visit any news Web sites How can you accomplish your goal?  
    • A. 

      Set up a rendering engine

    • B. 

      Set up a Web feed

    • C. 

      Set up a proxy server

    • D. 

      Set up a browser cache

  • 34. 
    Which protocol is used to send Web pages from a Web server to a Web browser?  
    • A. 

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

    • B. 

      Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

    • C. 

      Post Office Protocol (POP3)

    • D. 

      File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

  • 35. 
    Which protocol is the data transmission standard for the Internet responsible for sending information from one computer to another using uniquely identifying addresses?  
    • A. 

      Internet Protocol (IP)

    • B. 

      Point to Point Protocol (PPP)

    • C. 

      Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE)

    • D. 

      Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

  • 36. 
    • A. 

      Two - incoming mail is handled by one server using Post Office Protocol (POP) or Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) and outgoing mail is handled by another server using Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

    • B. 

      Two - incoming mail is handled by one server using Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) and outgoing mail is handled by another server using Post Office Protocol (POP) or Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

    • C. 

      One - both incoming and outgoing mail are handled by one server using Post Office Protocol (POP) or Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)

    • D. 

      One - both incoming and outgoing mail are handled by one server using Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)

  • 37. 
    Direct connections provide continuous access to the Internet Many bandwidth options are associated with direct connections Which technology can transmit data over a network connection at speeds up to 1.544 Mbps?  
    • A. 

      E1

    • B. 

      T1

    • C. 

      ISDN

    • D. 

      DSL

  • 38. 
    Which protocol is often used to publish Web pages to a Web server?  
    • A. 

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)

    • B. 

      Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)

    • C. 

      File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

    • D. 

      Internet Protocol (IP)

  • 39. 
    Which of the following considered an original Internet top-level domain?  
    • A. 

      .info

    • B. 

      .biz

    • C. 

      .pro

    • D. 

      .net

  • 40. 
    Which Internet resource is used to resolve IP addresses into easily recognisable text-based names?  
    • A. 

      Root-level servers

    • B. 

      Usenet (User Network)

    • C. 

      Domain name servers

    • D. 

      The Domain Name System (DNS)

  • 41. 
    Your company has a registered domain name. You decide to sell portions of the domain and make it available to others. What does this scenario describe?  
    • A. 

      A cloud domain

    • B. 

      A shared domain

    • C. 

      A top-level domain

    • D. 

      A virtual domain

  • 42. 
    A domain name consists of letters (and sometimes numbers) separated by periods. Which of the following is the host name component of a domain name?  
    • A. 

      The left-side component of the domain name, which categorizes domains into groups by server name

    • B. 

      The left-side component of a domain name which categorizes domains into groups by common type or geography

    • C. 

      The right-side component of a domain name which categorizes domains into groups by common type or geography

    • D. 

      The right-side component of a domain name which categorizes domains into groups by server name

  • 43. 
    Which old audio file format is inherently supported by most browsers  
    • A. 

      MPEG

    • B. 

      AU

    • C. 

      AVI

    • D. 

      PDF

  • 44. 
    What is the main benefit of using Rich Text Format (RTF)?  
    • A. 

      RTF has become an Internet standard for graphics

    • B. 

      RTF provides an efficient compression algorithm to reduce file size

    • C. 

      RTF is compatible with many operating systems and applications including most Macintosh and Windows Word processors

    • D. 

      RTF is a file format that you can use to import and export graphics files between operating systems and applications

  • 45. 
    Which type of URL gives an abbreviated path to a resource using the current page as a starting position?  
    • A. 

      Relative URL

    • B. 

      Root URL

    • C. 

      Absolute URL

    • D. 

      Deep URL

  • 46. 
    You want to give your Web site users the ability to view high-quality video Connection speed is not an issue Which file format could you use?  
    • A. 

      PDF

    • B. 

      MPEG

    • C. 

      WAV

    • D. 

      AVI

  • 47. 
    What is the main difference between a Postscript (PS) file and an Encapsulated Postscript (EPS) file?  
    • A. 

      A PS file contains instructions that determine the display of the graphic whereas an EPS file includes the bitmap information for the image as well

    • B. 

      PS is the audio format used by UNIX servers whereas EPS is the audio format used by Windows servers

    • C. 

      A PS file is used to transport text files between operating systems and applications whereas an EPS file is used to transport audio or video content between operating systems and applications.

    • D. 

      A PS file compresses graphics whereas an EPS file compresses audio or video content.

  • 48. 
    Which is the native audio format for Microsoft Windows?  
    • A. 

      Waveform (WAV)

    • B. 

      Ogg Volbis (OGG)

    • C. 

      Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer-3 (MP3)

    • D. 

      Audio Interchange File Format (AIFF)

  • 49. 
    What is the main advantage of the Ogg Vorbis (OGG) audio file format?  
    • A. 

      OGG files are larger, download faster, and sound as good as other audio file format

    • B. 

      OGG files are smaller than and sound as good as other audio file formats, but do not download as quickly

    • C. 

      OGG files are smaller and download faster than other audio file formats, but do not sound as good

    • D. 

      OGG files are smaller, download faster, and sound as good as other audio file formats

  • 50. 
    The Flash Player allows browsers to play Flash movies which are animations created using vector graphics. What are vector graphics?  
    • A. 

      Pixel-based images that describe a series of points to be connected

    • B. 

      Mathematical shapes saved as a sequence of vector statements which map bits directly to a display space

    • C. 

      Images that map bits directly to a display space

    • D. 

      Mathematical shapes saved as a sequence of vector statements which describe a series of points to be connected