Q009 Webpages And Servers

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  • 1. 

    This computer language makes web-pages interactive.  It is built into all modern web-browsers:

    • A.

      JavaScript

    • B.

      PostScript

    • C.

      Visual Basic

    • D.

      C++

    Correct Answer
    A. JavaScript
    Explanation
    JavaScript is the correct answer because it is a computer language that is specifically designed to make web pages interactive. It is built into all modern web browsers, allowing developers to add dynamic elements, perform client-side validation, and create interactive features on websites. JavaScript is widely used for web development and is an essential skill for front-end developers.

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  • 2. 

    Programmers use this type of software to find and correct their mistakes.

    • A.

      Debugger

    • B.

      Spreadsheet

    • C.

      Word Processor

    • D.

      Database

    Correct Answer
    A. Debugger
    Explanation
    Programmers use debuggers to find and correct their mistakes in their code. A debugger is a software tool that allows programmers to step through their code line by line, set breakpoints, and inspect variables and memory to identify and fix errors. It helps in identifying logic errors, syntax errors, and runtime errors, making the debugging process more efficient and effective. Debuggers are an essential tool in the development process, enabling programmers to ensure the accuracy and functionality of their code.

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  • 3. 

    To inspect the HTML markup that lurks beneath your web page, click:

    • A.

      View / Source

    • B.

      Tools / Options / Advanced

    • C.

      View / Page Info

    • D.

      File / Print Preview

    Correct Answer
    A. View / Source
    Explanation
    To inspect the HTML markup that lurks beneath your web page, you should click on "View / Source". This option allows you to view the source code of the webpage, which includes the HTML markup used to create the page. By selecting this option, you can examine the underlying code and make any necessary changes or modifications.

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  • 4. 

    Adding JavaScript programs to web pages:

    • A.

      Takes close attention, lots of patience, and plenty of study.

    • B.

      Is really easy! JavaScript is a lot like English, and will work even if you make mistakes.

    • C.

      Is neither necessary nor advantageous. So it is rarely done.

    • D.

      Promotes an outmoded model of web design.

    Correct Answer
    A. Takes close attention, lots of patience, and plenty of study.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Takes close attention, lots of patience, and plenty of study." This is because adding JavaScript programs to web pages requires careful attention to detail, as even small mistakes can cause errors. It also requires patience, as troubleshooting and debugging may be necessary. Additionally, studying JavaScript is necessary to understand its syntax and functionality in order to effectively incorporate it into web pages.

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  • 5. 

    Computer used to store web pages, and also programmed to send them out on demand.

    • A.

      Web server

    • B.

      Transmission node

    • C.

      Domain controller

    • D.

      Network router

    Correct Answer
    A. Web server
    Explanation
    A web server is a computer that is specifically designed to store and serve web pages. It is programmed to receive requests for web pages and send them out to users on demand. This makes it the correct answer for the given statement.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is a legal IP address?

    • A.

      72.32.72.220

    • B.

      723,272,220

    • C.

      7232.72220

    • D.

      72-32-722-20

    Correct Answer
    A. 72.32.72.220
    Explanation
    The given IP address, 72.32.72.220, is a legal IP address because it follows the standard format of four sets of numbers separated by periods. Each set of numbers must range from 0 to 255, and there should not be any special characters or symbols present. The other options provided, such as 723,272,220 and 7232.72220, do not adhere to the correct format and therefore are not legal IP addresses.

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  • 7. 

    What does the "P" in "IP" stand for?

    • A.

      Protocol

    • B.

      Preview

    • C.

      Program

    • D.

      Placeholder

    Correct Answer
    A. Protocol
    Explanation
    The "P" in "IP" stands for "Protocol." IP stands for Internet Protocol, which is a set of rules that governs how data is transmitted over the internet. It defines how data packets are addressed, routed, and delivered between different devices on a network. The term "IP" is commonly used to refer to the specific version of the protocol being used, such as IPv4 or IPv6.

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  • 8. 

    What does the "I" in "IP" stand for?

    • A.

      Internet

    • B.

      International

    • C.

      Internal

    • D.

      Individual

    Correct Answer
    A. Internet
    Explanation
    The "I" in "IP" stands for Internet. IP stands for Internet Protocol, which is a set of rules that governs the format of data packets sent over the internet.

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  • 9. 

    You need a server in order to post web-pages.  How expensive is it to get server access?

    • A.

      Many companies will provide access free.

    • B.

      You must buy a server: every website needs its own.

    • C.

      Costs anywhere from $5 to $50 per month.

    • D.

      Can be difficult where access is regulated by ISOC.

    Correct Answer
    A. Many companies will provide access free.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Many companies will provide access free." This is because the statement mentions that there are many companies that offer server access for free. This implies that obtaining server access does not have to be expensive as there are options available without any cost.

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  • 10. 

    The Flash plugin works on many browsers and is intended to enhance them.  What capability does it add to your pages?

    • A.

      Video and animation

    • B.

      Faster browsing speed

    • C.

      Simplified keyboarding

    • D.

      Communication with hotspots

    Correct Answer
    A. Video and animation
    Explanation
    The Flash plugin adds the capability of video and animation to your web pages. It allows you to incorporate multimedia elements such as videos, animated graphics, and interactive content into your website, making it more engaging and visually appealing for users. With Flash, you can create dynamic and interactive experiences that can enhance the overall user experience on your website.

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  • 11. 

    Which major company owns the rights to Flash?

    • A.

      Adobe

    • B.

      Microsoft

    • C.

      Google

    • D.

      Apple

    Correct Answer
    A. Adobe
    Explanation
    Adobe is the correct answer because they are the major company that owns the rights to Flash. Adobe Flash is a multimedia software platform used for creating animations, games, and interactive content. It was developed by Macromedia, which was later acquired by Adobe in 2005. Adobe has been the main developer and distributor of Flash, making it the rightful owner of the rights to Flash.

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  • 12. 

    Which major company now owns the HowStuffWorks website?

    • A.

      The Discovery Channel

    • B.

      National Geographic

    • C.

      Google

    • D.

      Microsoft

    Correct Answer
    A. The Discovery Channel
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Discovery Channel. The explanation is that The Discovery Channel is a major company that now owns the HowStuffWorks website.

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  • 13. 

    HowStuffWorks is most like:

    • A.

      An online magazine.

    • B.

      An online encyclopedia.

    • C.

      An online dictionary.

    • D.

      A chat network for geeks.

    Correct Answer
    A. An online magazine.
    Explanation
    HowStuffWorks is most like an online magazine because it provides a wide range of articles and content on various topics, similar to how a magazine covers different subjects. It offers informative and entertaining articles, videos, and podcasts on subjects such as science, technology, history, and more. Like a magazine, HowStuffWorks aims to engage and educate its readers with interesting and well-researched content.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these sites is ad-supported?

    • A.

      Yahoo.com

    • B.

      Www.copyright.gov

    • C.

      En.wikipedia.org

    • D.

      Internetsociety.org

    Correct Answer
    A. Yahoo.com
    Explanation
    Yahoo.com is ad-supported because it generates revenue through advertisements displayed on its website. This means that advertisers pay Yahoo to display their ads to users, allowing Yahoo to offer its services for free to users.

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  • 15. 

    The Internet Society (ISOC) is a tax-exempt charitable organization that concerns itself with:

    • A.

      Making the internet stable and available around the world.

    • B.

      Maximizing profits for the companies that operate the Internet backbone.

    • C.

      Bringing to justice, people who use the internet for crime.

    • D.

      Developing standards for authoring web-pages.

    Correct Answer
    A. Making the internet stable and available around the world.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Making the internet stable and available around the world." This answer aligns with the stated purpose of the Internet Society (ISOC) as a tax-exempt charitable organization. ISOC focuses on ensuring the stability and availability of the internet globally, rather than maximizing profits for internet backbone companies, bringing criminals to justice, or developing web page authoring standards.

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  • 16. 

    Under LBUSD's Acceptable Use Policy, use of the DIstict's computer systems and networks must always be "ethically correct".  "Ethical" means the use must be:

    • A.

      Morally acceptable.

    • B.

      Hazardous to the equipment.

    • C.

      Entirely within the classroom.

    • D.

      Exclusively for and by students.

    Correct Answer
    A. Morally acceptable.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Morally acceptable". Under LBUSD's Acceptable Use Policy, the use of the District's computer systems and networks must always align with ethical standards. This means that any use of the systems and networks should be in accordance with moral principles and values. It implies that users should engage in activities that are considered morally right and avoid any actions that are morally wrong or unethical. The policy aims to ensure that the use of computer systems and networks within the District is conducted in a responsible and ethical manner.

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  • 17. 

    Violating the Acceptable Use Policy may lead to:

    • A.

      All of these.

    • B.

      Loss of computer access.

    • C.

      Other disciplinary action.

    • D.

      Prosecution under applicable laws.

    Correct Answer
    A. All of these.
    Explanation
    Violating the Acceptable Use Policy can result in various consequences, including loss of computer access, other disciplinary action, and prosecution under applicable laws. These consequences are not mutually exclusive, meaning that all of them can occur as a result of violating the policy.

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  • 18. 

    Name used for sentences that contain every letter of the alphabet.

    • A.

      Pangrams

    • B.

      Alphagrams

    • C.

      Telegrams

    • D.

      Engrams

    Correct Answer
    A. Pangrams
    Explanation
    Pangrams are sentences that contain every letter of the alphabet. This term is commonly used to describe sentences that are specifically constructed to include all 26 letters. These sentences are often used as a tool for testing fonts, keyboards, and linguistic abilities.

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  • 19. 

    Term for the situation where two or more people on a network both try to change the same information at the same time. 

    • A.

      Concurrency

    • B.

      Record-locking

    • C.

      Packet collision

    • D.

      Network freeze

    Correct Answer
    A. Concurrency
    Explanation
    Concurrency refers to the situation where two or more people on a network both try to change the same information at the same time. This can lead to conflicts and data inconsistencies if not properly managed. Concurrency control mechanisms, such as locks and transactions, are used to ensure that only one person can modify the data at a time, preventing conflicts and maintaining data integrity.

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  • 20. 

    When posting edits on a system with record-locking, it's important to:

    • A.

      Key the text ahead of time and get in and out fast.

    • B.

      Take your time to be sure you get everything correct.

    • C.

      Sit on the lock as long as possible to keep other kids from stealing it.

    • D.

      Do whatever you need to do to keep anybody from messing with your data.

    Correct Answer
    A. Key the text ahead of time and get in and out fast.
    Explanation
    When posting edits on a system with record-locking, it is important to key the text ahead of time and get in and out fast. This is because record-locking is a mechanism that prevents multiple users from accessing and modifying the same data simultaneously. By keying the text ahead of time and completing the edits quickly, it ensures that other users do not have to wait for the lock to be released and can access the data promptly. This helps to maintain efficiency and prevent delays in the system.

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