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In web development, server-side scripting is a technique which involves employing scripts on a web server that produce responses customised for each user’s requests to the site. What else can you tell us about servers and scripting?


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  • 1. 

    ..................... is an open-source HTTP Web server software.

    • A.

      CGI

    • B.

      Apache

    • C.

      PHP

    • D.

      Perl

    • E.

      Python

    Correct Answer
    B. Apache
    Explanation
    Apache is an open-source HTTP Web server software. It is a widely used and highly popular web server that provides a robust and reliable platform for hosting websites and applications. Apache offers a range of features and capabilities, including support for various operating systems, multiple programming languages, and extensive customization options. It is known for its stability, security, and scalability, making it a preferred choice for many web developers and organizations.

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  • 2. 

    Select the scripting language which we do not support.

    • A.

      PHP

    • B.

      Perl

    • C.

      Coldfusion

    • D.

      C++

    • E.

      ASP

    Correct Answer
    D. C++
    Explanation
    C++ is not a scripting language that is supported.

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  • 3. 

    Select the Client-side scripting we support.

    • A.

      Python

    • B.

      PHP

    • C.

      PERL

    • D.

      JavaScript

    • E.

      ColdFusion

    Correct Answer
    D. JavaScript
    Explanation
    JavaScript is a client-side scripting language that is widely supported by web browsers. It allows developers to add interactive and dynamic elements to web pages, enhancing the user experience. Python, PHP, PERL, and ColdFusion are server-side scripting languages, which means they are executed on the server before the web page is sent to the client. Therefore, JavaScript is the correct answer as it is specifically designed for client-side scripting.

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  • 4. 

    The full form of CGI is ..............

    • A.

      Common Gateway Internet

    • B.

      Central Gateway Interface

    • C.

      Common Gateway Interface

    • D.

      Common General Interface

    • E.

      Common Generic Interface

    Correct Answer
    C. Common Gateway Interface
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Common Gateway Interface. CGI is a standard protocol that allows web servers to interact with external programs or scripts. It is used to generate dynamic content on web pages by executing scripts and passing data between the web server and the script. CGI is not an acronym for any of the other options provided.

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  • 5. 

    The file extension for the SSI-enabled HTML pages should be ...................

    • A.

      .ssi

    • B.

      .shm

    • C.

      .shtm

    • D.

      .sml

    • E.

      .sht

    Correct Answer
    C. .shtm
    Explanation
    The correct file extension for SSI-enabled HTML pages is .shtm. This extension is commonly used to indicate that the HTML file contains Server Side Includes (SSI) directives, which allow the inclusion of other files or dynamic content during server-side processing. The .shtm extension distinguishes these pages from regular HTML files and ensures that the server recognizes and processes the SSI directives appropriately.

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  • 6. 

    The full form of IIS is

    • A.

      International Internet Services

    • B.

      Intranet Information Services

    • C.

      Internal Information System

    • D.

      Internet Information Server

    • E.

      International Information System

    Correct Answer
    D. Internet Information Server
    Explanation
    IIS stands for Internet Information Server. It is a web server software developed by Microsoft that runs on Windows systems. It is used to host websites, web applications, and services on the internet. IIS provides a platform for developers to create and deploy dynamic web content and applications using various programming languages such as ASP.NET, PHP, and others. It offers features like security, performance optimization, and scalability, making it a popular choice for hosting websites and web services.

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  • 7. 

    The script installer for installing 3rd party applications is ............

    • A.

      InstallCenter

    • B.

      InstallCentre

    • C.

      InstallCentral

    • D.

      Common Gateway Interface

    • E.

      Internet Information Server

    Correct Answer
    C. InstallCentral
    Explanation
    InstallCentral is the correct answer because it is the most logical and appropriate option for a script installer for installing 3rd party applications. The other options, such as InstallCenter, InstallCentre, Common Gateway Interface, and Internet Information Server, do not specifically relate to the task of installing 3rd party applications.

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  • 8. 

    The tool provided by Endurance to administer the MySQL database is ...............

    • A.

      DSN

    • B.

      MS-Access

    • C.

      MyLittleAdmin

    • D.

      PhpMyAdmin

    • E.

      CDO

    Correct Answer
    D. PhpMyAdmin
    Explanation
    PhpMyAdmin is a widely used web-based tool that allows users to manage and administer their MySQL databases. It provides an intuitive interface for performing tasks such as creating databases, tables, and queries, as well as managing user privileges and executing SQL statements. PhpMyAdmin also offers features like importing and exporting data, optimizing database performance, and generating reports. Overall, PhpMyAdmin is a popular choice for administering MySQL databases due to its user-friendly interface and comprehensive set of features.

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  • 9. 

    The tool provided by Endurance to administer the MSSQL database is ...............

    • A.

      PhpMyAdmin

    • B.

      DSN

    • C.

      MyLittleAdmin

    • D.

      CDO

    • E.

      IIS

    Correct Answer
    C. MyLittleAdmin
    Explanation
    MyLittleAdmin is the correct answer because it is a tool provided by Endurance to administer the MSSQL database. PhpMyAdmin is a tool used for administering MySQL databases, not MSSQL. DSN stands for Data Source Name and is not a tool for administering databases. CDO is a component used for sending email in Microsoft Windows. IIS stands for Internet Information Services and is a web server software, not a tool for administering databases.

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  • 10. 

    In order to execute any pHP or Perl scripts, we need to .............

    • A.

      Enable MySQL

    • B.

      Enable FrontPage Extensions

    • C.

      Enable InstallCentral

    • D.

      Enable CGI

    • E.

      Enable FTP

    Correct Answer
    D. Enable CGI
    Explanation
    In order to execute any PHP or Perl scripts, we need to enable CGI. CGI (Common Gateway Interface) is a standard protocol that allows web servers to pass data between the server and the script, enabling the execution of scripts on the server. By enabling CGI, the server will be able to handle and execute PHP or Perl scripts, allowing them to run properly.

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