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What is an anonymous FTP site?
a) An FTP site that does not require authentication for access, but is not available to the public b) An FTP site that requires a user name and password for access, but is hosted anonymously c) An FTP site that does not require authentication for access, and is available to the public d) An FTP site that requires a user name and password for access, but is not available to the public
Which protocol is used to host newsgroups and distribute mailing lists by providing text output that users can access at their convenience and by allowing multi-person input like a conference call?
a) Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) b) Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) c) Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) d) Post Office Protocol (POP)
Which statement best describes DSL?
a) DSL stands for Digital Serial Line, a dial-up Internet connection method that uses digital phone lines and an xDSL modem. b) DSL stands for Digital Service Line, a direct Internet connection method that uses cable TV network lines and a cable modem. c) DSL stands for Digital Service Line, a dial-up Internet connection method that uses cable TV network lines and a cable modem. d) DSL stands for Digital Subscriber Line, a direct Internet connection method that uses digital phone lines and an xDSL modem
Which protocol is required for computers to communicate with each other over the Internet?
a) POP b) TCP/IP c) HTTP d) FTP
Which of the following would be considered an effective Internet communication when posting messages to a newsgroup?
a) A message that contains a detailed discussion of the topic, and includes any relevant e-mail threads b) A message that contains emoticons to help convey the desired tone c) A message that is pertinent, appropriate and brief d) A message that contains jokes to lighten the mood
Which Internet resource is used to resolve IP addresses into easily recognizable text- based names?
a) Usenet (User Network) b) Domain name servers c) Root-level servers d) The Domain Name System (DNS)
Which U.S. government agency first funded the development of the Internet?
a) The Department of Defense b) The Internal Revenue Service c) The Department of Commerce d) The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Which protocol is the Internet standard protocol for transmitting e-mail messages over networks, and is responsible solely for sending -- but not receiving -- e-mail messages?
a) Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) b) Post Office Protocol (POP) c) Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) d) Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP)
Which term is used to describe a computer that is connected to a central server with which it can communicate and from which it can request information?
a) Client b) Network c) LAN d) Database
For which type of server -- used by your e-mail client -- is it especially important that you archive e-mail messages to your local hard drive?
a) SMTP server b) MIME server c) POP3 server d) IMAP server
Instead of purchasing software and hardware that must be maintained by internal
a) Software as a Service b) Grid computing c) Scalability d) Crowdsourcing
Which protocol is often used to publish Web pages to a Web server?
a) Internet Protocol (IP) b) File Transfer Protocol (FTP) c) Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) d) Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Which Internet resource is used to resolve domain names to IP addresses?
a) A domain name server b) A shared domain hosting service c) A virtual domain hosting service d) A root-level server
Direct connections provide continuous access to the Internet. Many bandwidth options are associated with direct connections. Which technology can transmit data over a network connection at speeds up to 1.544 Mbps?
a) E1 b) DSL c) T1 d) ISDN
Which definition best describes a network?
a) An architecture of computers that divides processing and storage tasks between clients and servers b) A system that requests services from other computers and is used to access files or documents c) A central repository of programs and data to which all member users have access d) A group of computers connected so they can communicate, share resources and exchange data
Every domain name is unique. Once registered, it cannot be used by an unauthorized organization or individual. What organization is responsible for managing domain names?
a) TCP/IP b) ISO c) ICANN d) W3C
Which statement best describes an E3 connection?
a) E3 is the European equivalent of a T3 Internet connection. b) E3 is the digital equivalent of an analog modem. c) E3 is the analog equivalent of a T3 Internet connection. d) E3 is the direct-access equivalent of an ISDN line.
How many mail servers does the use of e-mail involve?
a) Two -- incoming mail is handled by one server using Post Office Protocol (POP) or Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP), an b) One -- both incoming and outgoing mail are handled by one server using Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). c) One -- both incoming and outgoing mail are handled by one server using Post Office Protocol (POP) or Internet Message Access d) Two -- incoming mail is handled by one server using Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), and outgoing mail is handled by ano
What is a node?
a) An organized repository of data that can be queried and searched by users b) Any entity or addressable device on a network that can be managed c) A system or application on a network that requests a service from another computer d) A network computer that manages network resources and provides data
Which protocol allows you to browse and manage e-mail messages while they reside on the mail server?
a) Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) b) Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) c) Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP) d) Post Office Protocol (POP)
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