Cyber07: Cybercities Practice Exam!!

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Hi Tutorial 7! I put together this practice exam from the practice quizzes we all made up! Hope this helps. Happy studying! :)Carole


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. The development of modern computer/information processing can be divided into which 4 categories?
    • A. 

      The pre-industrial age; the industrial age; the mechanical age; the information age

    • B. 

      The premechanical age; the mechanical age; the electro-mechanical age; the electronic age

    • C. 

      The mechanical age; The electro-mechanical age; the electronic age; the wireless age

    • D. 

      The premechanical age; the electro-mechanical age; the electronic age; the cyber age

  • 2. 
    Timeshifting, compressed work week, and job sharing are all examples of:
    • A. 

      Lenient scheduling

    • B. 

      Flexible work options

    • C. 

      Methods of scheduling to avoid

    • D. 

      Unrealistic ideas

  • 3. 
    By examining community studies, Marcia Pelly Effrat isolated _____________:
    • A. 

      Four Community Types

    • B. 

      Four Major Research Traditions

    • C. 

      Four Functions of a Community

    • D. 

       None of the above.

  • 4. 
    Which philosopher believed that if we all follow our own sense of the common good, we will end up with a community with all the proper attributes?
    • A. 

      Hillery Earlier

    • B. 

      Robert Bellah

    • C. 

      Adam Smith

    • D. 

       Juergan Habermas

  • 5. 
    The concern of having one's personal information be collected and used is:
    • A. 

      Privacy of the person

    • B. 

      Privacy of personal communications

    • C. 

      Privacy of personal data

    • D. 

      Privacy of personal behaviour

  • 6. 
    Marshall McLuhan said:
    • A. 

      We cannot fully understand the repercussions of the present until the future.

    • B. 

      History is destined to repeat itself and the prospects are not looking favourable.

    • C. 

      We drive into the future using only our rear-view mirror.

    • D. 

      If there is any hope for the future it lies in the power of technology to repair the mistakes of the past.

  • 7. 
    Full internet connectivity was achieved in 2001. The last place to get connected was:
    • A. 

      Antarctica

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Norway

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 8. 
    Telework involves taking people to work, rather than taking the work to people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    *refresher*Which of the following is not one of the five stages of the Mercantile model?
    • A. 

      Economic Maturity and Central Place Infilling

    • B. 

      Establishment of Exterior Depot Centres

    • C. 

      Emergence of Farm-based Staple Production

    • D. 

      Harvesting of Natural Resources

  • 10. 
    The potential impact(s) of the Information Revolution on communities is/are:
    • A. 

      Where we live

    • B. 

      With whom we socialize

    • C. 

      What jobs we do and where we do that job

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The virtual community of a MUD stands for:
    • A. 

      Multiple-Usage Domain

    • B. 

      Multi-User Detection

    • C. 

      Multiple-Unit Domain

    • D. 

       Multi-User Dungeon

  • 12. 
    There are two federal privacy laws in Canada. Which of the following is one of them?
    • A. 

      Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA)

    • B. 

      Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

    • C. 

      Ontario Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)

    • D. 

      Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA)

  • 13. 
    According to Lewis, what was the key factor in each significant stage of development of our cities and of our urban community?
    • A. 

      technology

    • B. 

      Transportation

    • C. 

      energy

    • D. 

      Machinery

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Network Neutrality refers to:
    • A. 

      An agreement to use the internet for "neutral" and censored content; the "cleanup" of the internet.

    • B. 

      Equal treatment of all Internet content and applications; no content biases.

    • C. 

      consistent internet access worldwide; the neutralization of the "two tier" Internet.

    • D. 

      the abolition of computer and network viruses.

  • 15. 
    *refresher*The understanding that large cities grow faster than smaller cities refers to what concept?
    • A. 

      Suburbanization

    • B. 

      Metropolitanization

    • C. 

      Industrialization

    • D. 

      Suburban Sprawl

  • 16. 
    Skilled, continuously educated workers are known as
    • A. 

      V.I.P workforce

    • B. 

      Special

    • C. 

      Human Assets

    • D. 

      Human Capital

  • 17. 
    The common internet user (non-academic and non-governmental) has access to what level of internet?
    • A. 

      Level 1

    • B. 

      Level 2

    • C. 

      Level 3

    • D. 

      Level 4

  • 18. 
    Which of the following changes to communication describes how every individual is now a publisher?
    • A. 

      Scope

    • B. 

      Speed

    • C. 

      Method

    • D. 

       Content

  • 19. 
    Keystroke monitoring comes from which of the following monitoring measures:
    • A. 

      Video Surveillance

    • B. 

      Telephone Monitoring

    • C. 

      Computer Monitoring

    • D. 

      Email and Voice Mail

  • 20. 
    How has technology redefined social and physical space.
    • A. 

      People and activities have become more concentrated and more urbanized

    • B. 

      people are now free from some of the limiting constraints of space

    • C. 

      People have become lazy and physically complacent

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and b only

  • 21. 
    *refresher*Fordism refers to what?
    • A. 

      Assembly line production.

    • B. 

      Higher standards for employers to treat their workers well.

    • C. 

      Total vertical integration of the manufacturing process.

    • D. 

      Vehicle design and production.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not one of the ten trends from the Digital Future Year Four report?
    • A. 

      We have just begun to see the changes to come in buying online.

    • B. 

      The benefits – and drawbacks – of the internet for children are still coming into focus.

    • C. 

      In America, the digital divide is closing, but is not yet closed as new divides emerge.

    • D. 

      The credibility of the internet is increasing.

  • 23. 
    Job related benefits of telecommunicating do not include:
    • A. 

      Increased productivity

    • B. 

      Decreased work load

    • C. 

      Improved morale, work satisfaction and motivation

    • D. 

      All of the above are job related benefits of telecommunicating

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of the four types of communities?
    • A. 

      Personal

    • B. 

      Compleat

    • C. 

      Extended Liability

    • D. 

      As Society

  • 25. 
    Which sociologist described community as having the two essential characteristics of opportunity and community?
    • A. 

       Adam Smith

    • B. 

      Barry Wellman

    • C. 

      Juergen Habermas

    • D. 

      Lawrence Haworth

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