Computer Internet Terms #2

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Computer Internet Terms #2 - Quiz


This quiz contains more testing of your knowledge about the terms associated with the Internet.
It is (10) questions and (10) points each.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name that we refer to as electronic areas and communities existing on the Internet?

    • A.

      The Net

    • B.

      Cyberspace

    • C.

      Netiquette

    • D.

      Email

    Correct Answer
    B. Cyberspace
    Explanation
    Cyberspace is the correct answer because it is the term used to refer to the electronic areas and communities that exist on the Internet. It encompasses all the virtual spaces, websites, social media platforms, and online communities where people interact and share information. The term "cyberspace" emphasizes the virtual nature of these online spaces and highlights the interconnectedness of the digital world.

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  • 2. 

    This is the global high-speed network of computers serving thousands of people at the same time.

    • A.

      Email

    • B.

      Server

    • C.

      Information Superhighway

    • D.

      Emoticons

    Correct Answer
    C. Information Superhighway
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Information Superhighway" because it refers to the global high-speed network of computers serving thousands of people simultaneously. This term is often used to describe the internet and its ability to connect people and provide access to vast amounts of information.

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  • 3. 

    A unique address to a certain user which identifies them to others that they are communicating with on the computer.

    • A.

      Emoticons

    • B.

      Email Address

    • C.

      Flaming

    • D.

      Spam

    Correct Answer
    B. Email Address
    Explanation
    An email address is a unique identifier that allows users to communicate with others on the computer. It serves as a digital address for sending and receiving emails.

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  • 4. 

    The area of the email account which stores the new messages sent to you.

    • A.

      Spam

    • B.

      Inbox

    • C.

      Outbox

    • D.

      Trash

    Correct Answer
    B. Inbox
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Inbox." The question is asking about the area in an email account where new messages sent to the user are stored. The inbox is the primary folder in an email account where incoming messages are received and stored until they are read or acted upon by the user. Spam refers to unsolicited or unwanted emails, outbox is where outgoing messages are stored before being sent, and trash is where deleted messages are moved.

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  • 5. 

    These are symbols that people sometime use in emails and chat rooms to express the mood that someone is in.

    • A.

      Emoticons

    • B.

      Flaming

    • C.

      Email Address

    • D.

      Netiquette

    Correct Answer
    A. Emoticons
    Explanation
    Emoticons are symbols used in emails and chat rooms to express the mood of the sender. They are used to convey emotions such as happiness, sadness, or sarcasm, which may not be easily conveyed through text alone. Emoticons help to add context and tone to online conversations, making them more expressive and engaging.

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  • 6. 

    Another way of referring to the rules of Cyberspace manners.

    • A.

      Server

    • B.

      The Net

    • C.

      Emoticons

    • D.

      Netiquette

    Correct Answer
    D. Netiquette
    Explanation
    Netiquette is the correct answer because it refers to the rules of manners and etiquette in cyberspace. It encompasses the guidelines and norms for online behavior, such as being respectful, polite, and considerate when communicating and interacting with others on the internet. Netiquette helps to maintain a positive and harmonious online environment, promoting effective communication and minimizing conflicts or misunderstandings.

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  • 7. 

    When someone is not talking nice to others while on the Internet.

    • A.

      Flaming

    • B.

      Emoticons

    • C.

      Netiquette

    • D.

      Information Superhighway

    Correct Answer
    A. Flaming
    Explanation
    Flaming refers to the act of someone being rude, offensive, or aggressive towards others while communicating online. This behavior often involves personal attacks, insults, or inflammatory comments. Flaming can occur in various online platforms such as social media, forums, or chat rooms. It is important to practice good netiquette, which involves being respectful and considerate towards others while communicating on the internet. Emoticons are graphical representations used to express emotions in online communication, while the term "Information Superhighway" refers to the internet as a whole.

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  • 8. 

    The area of an email account that stores the messages that a user has sent to other people.

    • A.

      Email Address

    • B.

      Outbox

    • C.

      Inbox

    • D.

      Information Superhighway

    Correct Answer
    B. Outbox
    Explanation
    The outbox is the correct answer because it is the area of an email account where the messages that a user has sent to other people are stored. When a user sends an email, it is temporarily stored in the outbox until it is successfully delivered to the recipient's inbox. Once the email is sent, it is moved from the outbox to the sent folder.

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  • 9. 

    This is a way of sending messages electronically from one computer to another.

    • A.

      Email

    • B.

      Email Address

    • C.

      Flaming

    • D.

      Outbox

    Correct Answer
    A. Email
    Explanation
    Email is the correct answer because it is a method of sending messages electronically from one computer to another. It allows users to compose, send, and receive messages over the internet. Email has become a widely used form of communication due to its convenience, speed, and ability to send messages to multiple recipients simultaneously. It has replaced traditional mail as a primary means of communication in many personal and professional settings.

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  • 10. 

    The host computer that stores information and/or software programs and makes them available to users of other computers.

    • A.

      Netiquette

    • B.

      Email Address

    • C.

      Server

    • D.

      The Net

    Correct Answer
    C. Server
    Explanation
    A server is a host computer that stores information and/or software programs and makes them available to users of other computers. It acts as a central hub, receiving and responding to requests from client computers. Servers are commonly used in networks to provide services such as file storage, email, web hosting, and database management. They play a crucial role in facilitating communication and data sharing between different devices on a network.

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