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Based on ABC: An Introduction to Blogs and Wikis in the Business World article answer the following quiz questions. http://www. Cio. Com/article/122701/ABC_An_Introduction_to_Blogs_and_Wiki s_in_the_Business_World? Page=


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are wikis?
    • A. 

      A website where users post journal-like entries that are displayed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent posting at the top of the page.

    • B. 

      A website comprising text-based content that can be edited collectively by users at will.

    • C. 

      A website can take the form of online diaries, personal chronicles, travel logs, newsy columns and reports from special events.

    • D. 

      A website can't be modified by anyone with access to the website.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following does not  explain wikis as social software?
    • A. 

      It extends or derives added value from human social behavior.

    • B. 

      Each form provides users with uniquely accessible platforms for fast and easy information publication, interpersonal communication and team collaboration.

    • C. 

      It ensure every users to communicate effectively and gain all information needed quickly without any pressure or problem.

    • D. 

      Allows individuals to interact in a way that essentially combines their intelligence and/or capabilities.

  • 3. 
    Why wikis are very important in a corporate world?
    • A. 

      Very easy-to-implement systems for shared-document collaboration and content management as no techinal knowledge needed.

    • B. 

      Very cheap.

    • C. 

      Can help corporate teams remain agile and competitive with new dynamic communication environments .

    • D. 

      No security threats.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not the disadvantage of wikis?
    • A. 

      Corporate wikis are not free for everyone.

    • B. 

      It is controlled by its administrators all the time.

    • C. 

      Limited-access wikis are likely to be misused.

    • D. 

      Users can delete or modify the contributions from others.

  • 5. 
    Wiki would not be suitable for the following users?
    • A. 

      Students use others' comments and opinions in wikis as their main source to understand and complete their assignments.

    • B. 

      Employees use wikis as a tool for sharing their knowledge to other working colleagues.

    • C. 

      Businessman or businesswoman use wiki as a tool to communicate with his or her clients.

    • D. 

      Students use wikis to communicate and share their knowledge to understand to course content.

  • 6. 
    A single page on a wiki is known as
  • 7. 
    Wikis can be used to create ................. of special interest and limited accessibility within an organization
  • 8. 
    What is the technology that syndicates website content and sends updates to the end user via e-mail or through a news-feed reader application
  • 9. 
    The software that runs a wiki system
  • 10. 
    The term "wiki" is derived from wiki wiki, which is Hawaiian