Cmst385 Quiz One

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Cmst385 Quiz One

Quiz One for CMST385 -- The Internet: A Practical Guide


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To help you understand the Internet, Module 1 provides an analogy to a well-known (or at least highly-used) network. To what network was the Internet compared?
    • A. 

      Gambling network

    • B. 

      Fidelity network

    • C. 

      E-commerce network

    • D. 

      Telephone network

  • 2. 
    The next version of the Internet is being developed and implemented by a partnership of American universities. What is the name of this new version?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Internet 2

    • C. 

      Www3

    • D. 

      TCP/IP

  • 3. 
    Choose the correct statement below:
    • A. 

      The World Wide Web is part of the Internet.

    • B. 

      The World Wide Web has nothing to do with the Internet.

    • C. 

      The Internet is part of the World Wide Web.

    • D. 

      The Internet and the World Wide Web are the same thing.

  • 4. 
    Who is considered to be the father of the World Wide Web?
    • A. 

      Marc Andreesson because he developed a GUI version of a browser.

    • B. 

      Al Gore because he said so on TV in 1999.

    • C. 

      Bill Gates because he developed Microsoft.

    • D. 

      Tim Berners Lee because he developed the http protocol.

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following is NOT true about the Internet:
    • A. 

      It is only secure only when used within the United States

    • B. 

      It was designed to be redundant

    • C. 

      It was NOT designed to have centralized management

    • D. 

      The IETF is an organization that sets standards for the Internet

  • 6. 
    The computer that requests information from a network is considered the
    • A. 

      IETF

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Server

    • D. 

      Terminal

  • 7. 
    An IP address is the numeric translation of
    • A. 

      E-mail address

    • B. 

      Site license

    • C. 

      Server calling

    • D. 

      Domain name

  • 8. 
    What is "modem" an abbreviation for?
    • A. 

      Modern decommunicator

    • B. 

      Modulator demodulator

    • C. 

      Modern communication

    • D. 

      Modus operandi

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is the technical term for the collection of rules that computers follow when formatting, ordering, and error-checking data sent across a network?
    • A. 

      ARPANET

    • B. 

      Router

    • C. 

      Open architecture

    • D. 

      Protocol

  • 10. 
    The two most common Internet browsers today are
    • A. 

      DNS and TCP/IP

    • B. 

      Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

    • C. 

      AOL and CompuServ

    • D. 

      Netscape Navigator and Mozilla Firefox

  • 11. 
    An example of a portal on the World Wide Web would be
    • A. 

      Any web page in your site.

    • B. 

      A floating yellow sign that says caution in black letters.

    • C. 

      A subject directory start page.

    • D. 

      A link to another dimension in space.

  • 12. 
    All of the following are currently registered domain names, except
    • A. 

      .dir

    • B. 

      .mil

    • C. 

      .edu

    • D. 

      .uk

  • 13. 
    The universal language of the Web is
    • A. 

      URL

    • B. 

      HTML

    • C. 

      JavaScript

    • D. 

      C++

  • 14. 
    A collection of the largest and most diverse collection of information ever assembled is
    • A. 

      The intranet

    • B. 

      My grandmother’s basement

    • C. 

      All of Microsoft's LANs

    • D. 

      The World Wide Web

  • 15. 
    What do we call a network of computers located quite close together?
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Hyertext

    • C. 

      ARPANET

    • D. 

      LAN

  • 16. 
    What do we call a device that manages network resources?
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      LAN

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      WAN

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is a method used to transfer files over the Internet?
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      IETF

    • C. 

      TCP/IP

    • D. 

      FTP

  • 18. 
    What is the name of the first experimental WAN?
    • A. 

      FTP

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      ARPANET

    • D. 

      IETF

  • 19. 
    What do we call the system of electronically linking text from one Web page to another?
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Hypertext

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      Internet