IT210 - Assignment 1 Questions and Answer Sheets

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Assignment 1 Questions and Answer Sheets

Total Possible Score


100 Points

Matching (1 Point Each)

Instructions:

Match each term with the best description.

____

1.

Web page

____

2.

hyperlink

___

3.

browser

____

4.

Web site

____

5.

home page

____

6.

HTML

____

7.

Internet
service
provider (ISP)

____

8.

online service
provider

____

9.

Uniform
Resource
Locator
(URL)

____

10.

search engines

____

11.

e
-
commerce

____

12.

HTTP

a.

The communications standard used to transmit data on the
Web.

b.

A format language u
sed to create Web pages.

c.

A business that supplies Internet access but also has many
member
-
only features that offer a variety of special content and
services.

d.

A Web page’s unique address.



The initial Web page of a Web site that provides information
about t
he Web site’s purpose and content.



The conducting of business activities online, including
shopping, investing, and any other venture that uses electronic
money or electronic data interchange.

g.

Software programs that find Web sites and Web pages.

h.

A business

that has a permanent Internet connection and
provides temporary connections to individuals and companies
free or for a fee.

i.

A specially formatted electronic document that stores text,
graphics, and other information on a Web site.

j.

A specific software prog
ram that allows for the display of Web
pages.

k.

A special software pointer that points to the location of the
computer on which specific information is stored and to the
information itself.

l.

A collection of linked Web pages, which typically starts with a
home

page.

Fill in the Blank (1 Point Each Fill
-
in)

Instructions:

Fill in the blank(s) with the appropriate answer.

1.

To create Web site databases, search
6.

Yahoo!, AltaVista, Excite, and Lycos are
services often use __
_____
__, __
___
__, or
__
____
__.

2.

Millions of people rely on __
______
__ to
buy products
or services and conduct
financial transactions on the Web.

3.

The ______________ sets the standard for
HTML and HTTP.

4.

_________ uses a television set as a
monitor to allow access to the Internet.

5.

On the Web, a hyperlink can be a __
__
__,
__
___
__, or __
____
__.

__
___
__ Web sites.

7.

A popular type of handheld computer for
managing personal information and
accessing the Internet is a(n)
__________________________

8.

Data, instructions, and information can be
sent over the telepho
ne network using
__
_____
__ lines or __
____
__ lines.

9.

A(n) _________ is the speed at which a line
carries data or information.

10.

Two widely used browsers today are
__________, or __________.

Multiple Choice (1 Point Each)

Instructions:

Enter

the letter of the

correct answer for each of the following questions.

1.

The communication standard to transmit
data on the World Wide Web is __
_
__.

a.

HTML

b.

HTTP

c.

URL

d.

DSL

2.

A lead
-
in Web page, often containing
multimedia and designed to catch the
user’s attention is called a __
_
彟_
灡ge.



home

b.

Web

c.

splash

d.

table of contents

3.

__
_
__ is replacing telephone lines over the
last mile, which significantly improves
access to information on the Internet.

a.

HTTP

b.

The Internet backbone

c.

Cable

5.

A language utilized to design Web pages
specifica
lly for handheld computers,
PDAs, cellular telephones, and pagers is
__
_
__
.

a.

XML

b.

HTML

c.

WML

d.

WAP

6.

Tags added to a Web page that several
search engines use to find new Web pages
are called __
_
__
.

a.

meta tags

b.

robots

c.

portals

d.

spiders

7.

To write a CGI program, use __
_
__
.

a.

Extensible Markup Language

b.

common gateway interface

c.

a scripting language

d.

The public switched telephone network
(PSTN)

4.

Short programs
that can be included in an
HTML document to add multimedia,
animation, interactive forms, and scrolling
text are called __
_
__.

a.

scripts and applets

b.

PDAs and applets

c.

servlets and ActiveX controls

d.

Both A and C

d.

Hypertext Markup Language

8.

A private network for company employees
often containing policies and procedures
and database access is a(n) __
_
__
.

a.

Internet

b.

ISDN

c.

intranet

d.

extranet

9.

The typ
e of address that most often
appears in a URL on the Web is the __
_
__
.

a.

IP address

b.

protocol

c.

domain name

d.

Both A and C

10.

Text or graphics that link to other Web
pages or to specific locations on the
current Web page are called __
_
__
.

a.

hyperlinks

b.

PDAs

c.

links

d.

Both
A and C

Short Answer (5 Points Each)

Instructions:

Attach (using WordPad, MS Word or equivalent) a brief answer to each of the
following questions.

1.

Describe the major features of the Internet and the World Wide Web.

2.

Explain the differences between (a) di
al
-
up and dedicated lines and (b) Internet service
providers (ISPs) and online service providers (OSPs).

3.

Describe the four main areas on which the Internet and the Web have had a significant
impact.

4.

Differentiate among personal, organization/topical, and

commercial Web sites.

5.

Explain three major areas to research before you begin to plan and create a Web site.

6.

Describe briefly the following tools for creating Web page and Web sites: HTML; scripts,
applets, servlets, and ActiveX controls; scripting langu
ages; XML; WML; Web authoring
packages; and Microsoft Office applications.

7.

Identify the primary responsibilities associated with each of the following Web design roles:
writer/editor, multimedia developer, artist/graphics designer, Web page designer, Web
programmer, and Webmaster.


At Issue (27 Points)

Instructions:

Attach (using WordPad, MS Word or equivalent) a 100
-
200 word essay in
response to the following issue. Use the Web as your research tool. Identify at least one URL
utilized as a research sourc
e.


The vast majority of Web sites are created by responsible individuals and organizations for
positive, legitimate purposes. Web sites that are inappropriate for children or are offensive to
people of various ages, however, do exist. Such Web sites may c
ontain graphic photos or video
and distasteful language. Given that the Web is an open forum for expression and that the
Constitution of the United States guarantees freedom of speech, what, if any, restrictions should
be placed on these Web sites? Explain

why the restrictions would or would not be justified, and
who should make the decision as to which Web sites should be restricted.