Internet Terms # 3

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Internet Terms # 3 - Quiz


This is the third of three quizzes that will test your knowledge of Internet Terms.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Unwanted e-mail on the Internet.

    • A.

      Posting

    • B.

      Usenet

    • C.

      Spam

    • D.

      Hyperlink

    Correct Answer
    C. Spam
    Explanation
    Spam refers to unwanted e-mail on the Internet. It typically includes unsolicited messages that are sent in bulk to a large number of recipients. These messages often contain advertisements, promotions, or fraudulent content. Spam is considered a nuisance as it clogs up email inboxes and can potentially contain harmful links or malware. Organizations and individuals often use filters and other measures to prevent spam from reaching their email accounts.

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  • 2. 

    A program found on certain sites that look for information on the Internet based on keywords or phrases that you enter.

    • A.

      Search Engine

    • B.

      Hyperlink

    • C.

      Usenet

    • D.

      User ID

    Correct Answer
    A. Search Engine
    Explanation
    A search engine is a program that scans the internet for information based on keywords or phrases entered by the user. It helps users find relevant websites, articles, images, or any other type of content that matches their search query. Search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo have complex algorithms that analyze web pages and rank them based on various factors, such as relevance and popularity. This allows users to quickly and easily find the information they are looking for on the internet.

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  • 3. 

    Sending a message to a discussion group or other public message area.

    • A.

      Search Engine

    • B.

      Hyperlink

    • C.

      Posting

    • D.

      User ID

    Correct Answer
    C. Posting
    Explanation
    Posting refers to the act of sending a message to a discussion group or other public message area. It involves sharing information or opinions with a larger audience in a public forum. This can be done through various online platforms or social media sites where users can create posts and engage in discussions with others. Posting allows individuals to share their thoughts, ask questions, or provide relevant information to a wider community. It is a common way of communication in online environments and facilitates interaction and exchange of ideas among users.

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  • 4. 

    The part of an e-mail account that gets rid of the messages and spam that you do not want to keep.

    • A.

      Inbox

    • B.

      Outbox

    • C.

      Spam

    • D.

      Trash

    Correct Answer
    D. Trash
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Trash" because it refers to the part of an e-mail account where unwanted messages and spam are discarded. It is a storage folder specifically designed for deleting and permanently removing unwanted emails that the user does not want to keep or see in their inbox.

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  • 5. 

    The world's largest bulletin board with thousands of "news groups" interested in the same topics and state their opinions, ask questions, provide information, and meet other people here.

    • A.

      Usenet

    • B.

      Newbie

    • C.

      User ID

    • D.

      FAQ

    Correct Answer
    A. Usenet
    Explanation
    Usenet is the correct answer because it is a global network of servers that hosts thousands of "news groups" where people can discuss and share information on various topics. It allows users to state their opinions, ask questions, provide information, and connect with others who have similar interests. Usenet is known for being the largest bulletin board in the world and has been a popular platform for online discussions since its creation in the 1980s.

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  • 6. 

    A unique name given or chosen by a user on some websites that allow them access to view the site.

    • A.

      Newbie

    • B.

      Search Engine

    • C.

      User ID

    • D.

      Usenet

    Correct Answer
    C. User ID
    Explanation
    A user ID is a unique name chosen by a user on websites that grants them access to view the site. It is used to identify and distinguish individual users from one another. The user ID allows the website to recognize and authenticate the user, ensuring that they have the necessary permissions to access the site's content and features.

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  • 7. 

    A list of questions and answers that are common about a specific site, mailing list, product or game.

    • A.

      Newbie

    • B.

      Posting

    • C.

      Hyperlink

    • D.

      FAQ

    Correct Answer
    D. FAQ
    Explanation
    The given answer "FAQ" is the correct answer because it refers to a list of questions and answers that are common about a specific site, mailing list, product, or game. FAQ stands for "Frequently Asked Questions" and is often used to provide information and address common queries that users may have.

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  • 8. 

    Any new user of technology.

    • A.

      Newbie

    • B.

      User ID

    • C.

      Posting

    • D.

      Usenet

    Correct Answer
    A. Newbie
    Explanation
    The term "newbie" is often used to refer to a new or inexperienced user of technology. In this context, it can be understood that the question is asking for a term that describes someone who is new to using technology. "Newbie" fits this description accurately, as it is commonly used to describe individuals who are unfamiliar with certain technologies or online platforms such as Usenet.

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  • 9. 

    An easy method of retrieving information by choosing highlighted and underlined words in text on the screen.  These words link documents to other documents with related subject matter.

    • A.

      FAQ

    • B.

      Inbox

    • C.

      Hyperlink

    • D.

      Outbox

    Correct Answer
    C. Hyperlink
    Explanation
    A hyperlink is a method of retrieving information by selecting highlighted and underlined words in text on the screen. These words are linked to other documents that contain related subject matter.

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  • 10. 

    The term used to refer to the whole Cyberspace area.

    • A.

      Netiquette

    • B.

      The Net

    • C.

      Server

    • D.

      Spam

    Correct Answer
    B. The Net
    Explanation
    The term "The Net" is used to refer to the whole Cyberspace area. It is a commonly used term to describe the vast network of interconnected computers and devices that make up the internet. "The Net" encompasses everything from websites, emails, social media platforms, online services, and more. It is a shorthand way of referring to the entire online world and all its components.

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