Ecommerce Quiz Ch 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Internet has only a limited impact on our personal lives
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 2. 
    The original purpose of ARPANET was to facilitate ongoing communications in the event of a nuclear war.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 3. 
    No single authority controls the Internet.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 4. 
    To find pages, or addresses, on the Web, you’ll need to know the domain name.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 5. 
    Each computer has its own Internet search engine.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 6. 
    One of the main benefits of wireless technology is mobility.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 7. 
    Crawler-based search engines use automated computer programs to scan Internet databases
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 8. 
    . Electronic communication dates back to Samuel F.B. Morse.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 9. 
    . Crawler-based search engines are not helpful for users who are in search of the most up-to-date information.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 10. 
    . E-commerce is the fastest-growing form of commerce in the world.
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      F

  • 11. 
    This U.S. Department of Defense began the original foundation of the Internet.
    • A. 

      InterActive Corp (IAC)

    • B. 

      Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA)

    • C. 

      National Science Foundation (NSF)

    • D. 

      National Aeronautical and Space Administration (NASA)

  • 12. 
    What do Internet technologies allow you to do?
    • A. 

      Transfer documents

    • B. 

      View graphical files

    • C. 

      Log on to remote computers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    This is the standard language for the Web browsers.
    • A. 

      World Wide Web (WWW)

    • B. 

      Hypertext markup language (HTML)

    • C. 

      Hypertext transfer protocol (HTTP)

    • D. 

      Transmission control protocol/Internet protocol (TCP/IP)

  • 14. 
    This is an example of a way in which you can connect to the Internet.
    • A. 

      Broadband

    • B. 

      Dial-up connection

    • C. 

      Wireless Internet

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    Which of these are examples of broadband services?
    • A. 

      Dial-up, digital subscriber line (DSL), wireless

    • B. 

      Cable modem, digital subscriber line (DSL), satellite

    • C. 

      Satellite, wireless, cable

    • D. 

      Internet service provider (ISP), cable, satellite

  • 16. 
    What service is available through a Web host provider?
    • A. 

      Provides other companies or individuals with access to the Internet

    • B. 

      Discount sales of computer server equipment

    • C. 

      Allows customers to house their Web site documents on the company’s servers

    • D. 

      Offers wireless connection services to the public

  • 17. 
    Which of the following are examples of search engines?
    • A. 

      Altavista, Excite, Google

    • B. 

      ISP, dial-up, broadband

    • C. 

      TCP/IP, HTTP, FTP

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    You must use this symbol when you want a search engine to find pages that contain all the words you’ve entered.
    • A. 

      “+”

    • B. 

      “*”

    • C. 

      “or”

    • D. 

      “-”

  • 19. 
    What is the definition of e-commerce?
    • A. 

      The transmission of e-mail over the Internet

    • B. 

      Sales through catalog and telephone

    • C. 

      The conducting of business and communication transactions by electronic means

    • D. 

      Information provided by the U.S. Census Bureau

  • 20. 
    How has e-commerce revolutionized business?
    • A. 

      It has allowed businesses to utilize new avenues of advertising, selling, and distribution.

    • B. 

      It attempts to level the playing field.

    • C. 

      It transcends geographic boundaries.

    • D. 

      All of the above

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