Internet And World Wide Web Trivia Quiz

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World Wide Web Quizzes & Trivia

Mico University College Bachelor in Computer Education Programme, Mid-Semester Multiple Choice Test for students. The test covers the content of the course done so far.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An interconnection of computers and enables data and resource sharing, as well as communication is called
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Network

    • C. 

      LAN

    • D. 

      Arpanet

  • 2. 
    Another name for ISP is
    • A. 

      Internet access provider

    • B. 

      Digital subscribers

    • C. 

      Telephone companies

    • D. 

      Digital network

  • 3. 
    An ISP that sells its services to other ISPs as well as to individual customers is a
    • A. 

      Virtual ISP

    • B. 

      Downstream ISP

    • C. 

      Upstream ISP

    • D. 

      Mother ISP

  • 4. 
    Denise is a subscriber of Colis Internet Access Limited, Marie is a subscriber of Cybervale Access Limited, both Colis and Cybervale purchased their service from Columbus Communication; when Marie communicates with Denise this is known as,
    • A. 

      Cross communication

    • B. 

      Cross talk

    • C. 

      Peering

    • D. 

      Network switching

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      A. A mail server needs to be running nearly all the time since, if a mail server Cashes for more than about 4 days users emails can be lost.

    • B. 

      B. All users run mail servers locally on their PC therefore if the ISP mail server crashes for an extended period the user can still gain access to his mail when the Server is restored

    • C. 

      C. When a user receives an email it goes straight to his inbox, unless his machine is off then it is stored on the mail server until the users PC goes online Then messages are picked up from the mail server

    • D. 

      D. The mail server, mail application and mail client all refer to the same computer Dedicated to listening out for emails

  • 6. 
    The _______________is an online system that organizes web sites in categories, by subject or any other schema.
    • A. 

      Search engine

    • B. 

      Web evaluator

    • C. 

      Web directory

    • D. 

      Crawler

  • 7. 
    This is the utilization of ICT in support of all the activities of business.
    • A. 

      Tele-business

    • B. 

      E-business

    • C. 

      Telecommuting

    • D. 

      EFT

  • 8. 
    These are specialized computers on which the certain software works to provide services to other computers or clients.
    • A. 

      Proxies

    • B. 

      Browsers

    • C. 

      Routers

    • D. 

      Servers

  • 9. 
    This provides static content to a web browser by loading a file from a disk and transferring it across the network to the user's web browser. This exchange is communicated using HTTP.
    • A. 

      Web server

    • B. 

      Mail server

    • C. 

      File server

    • D. 

      Chat server

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is not a direct criterion used for website evaluation i.            Authority                          ii. Knowledge                 iii. Accuracy                iv.            Relevance                       v. Coverage                vi. Objectivity         vii.     Currency
    • A. 

      V and vi

    • B. 

      Ii and iii

    • C. 

      I and vii

    • D. 

      Ii, v and iv

  • 11. 
    Which of the following handles outgoing mail on the Internet?
    • A. 

      Simple Mail Transfer protocol

    • B. 

      Post Office Transition

    • C. 

      Mail Handling Router

    • D. 

      The ISP

  • 12. 
    What is meant by "information as a commodity"?
    • A. 

      People are willing to pay for the information needed

    • B. 

      Information is now a factor of production

    • C. 

      Information is being produced

    • D. 

      Information can easily be accessed

  • 13. 
    Which email feature allows a user to send multiple copies of a mail to recipients without them knowing that others are getting that same mail?
    • A. 

      CC

    • B. 

      Bounce feature

    • C. 

      Forward feature

    • D. 

      BCC

  • 14. 
    Which email feature notify a sender that the mail sent was not delivered?
    • A. 

      Forward feature

    • B. 

      Demon feature

    • C. 

      Bounce feature

    • D. 

      IP returned mail

  • 15. 
    Which protocol guarantees delivery of an email message sent over the Internet?
    • A. 

      TCP

    • B. 

      IP

    • C. 

      SMTP

    • D. 

      POP

  • 16. 
    Snail mail refers to
    • A. 

      Any mail that is not responded to immediately

    • B. 

      E-mails sent over a congested network

    • C. 

      Slow mails

    • D. 

      The post office mails

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a mailer program?
    • A. 

      Hotmail.com

    • B. 

      Yahoo.com

    • C. 

      Google.com

    • D. 

      Aol.com

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is different from the sender's email address?
    • A. 

      Userid

    • B. 

      Username

    • C. 

      Account name

    • D. 

      Login name

  • 19. 
    Internet norms and practices are referred to as
    • A. 

      Net etiquette

    • B. 

      Netiquette

    • C. 

      Internet culture

    • D. 

      Rules

  • 20. 
    What are the functions of the mail server?
    • A. 

      Create and deliver emails.

    • B. 

      Store, receive and interpret emails.

    • C. 

      Receive, store and deliver emails.

    • D. 

      Receive, store, deliver and interpret emails.

  • 21. 
    The place where emails are stored is referred to as,
    • A. 

      The inbox.

    • B. 

      The ISP's mail server.

    • C. 

      The mail box.

    • D. 

      The internet post office.

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is necessary to retrieve emails?
    • A. 

      PO

    • B. 

      PPO

    • C. 

      OPP

    • D. 

      POP

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is true about web browsers?
    • A. 

      Software tool used to view web pages.

    • B. 

      Software tool used to create and edit web pages.

    • C. 

      Software tool used to examine the accuracy of web pages.

    • D. 

      Software tool used to provide security for web pages.

  • 24. 
    All the following are online communication tools EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      IRC

    • C. 

      IM

    • D. 

      VIOP

  • 25. 
    Identify two criteria for evaluating a Website
    • A. 

      Error Free and Authority

    • B. 

      Coverage and Objectivity

    • C. 

      Accuracy and Validity

    • D. 

      Reliable and Valid