Ten100: Chapter 24 Assignment

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Internet Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What major historical events led to the formation of the Internet? What was the US able to accomplish with the computer systems it invented during this period?
  • 2. 
    What problems were the developers of the Internet trying to solve?
  • 3. 
    What are the design constraints placed on the Internet users?
  • 4. 
    Why must data packets be small and sequenced?
  • 5. 
    What's the difference between an analog signal and a digital signal? Give examples of each.
  • 6. 
    Do you believe its a good thing that anyone can put anything (or find anything) online? What are some unintended consequences of this freedom?
  • 7. 
    Please fill answer below_______
  • 8. 
    The "brains" of a computer, called the _______________, is a very complex, interconnected set of electronic devices, processor, memory, and control chips.
  • 9. 
    ________________ conduct currents, but not as well as a true conductor, such as copper.
  • 10. 
    An ___________ signal ranges over a continuous set of values.
  • 11. 
    A _____________ signal has a discrete limited set of numerical values such as bits and bytes.
  • 12. 
    Discrete packets of information that contain any type of data coded in digital form are called ___________.
  • 13. 
    Every computer on the internet must have an IP, or ________________, address.
  • 14. 
    In addition to carrying the address of the receiving computer, each data packet also has to have a ______________ so that the receiving computer can reassemble the message in the correct order.
  • 15. 
    Small computer groups are called LAN, or ___________________ , and can still be hacked.