Practice Questions Chapter 5: Electronic Commerce XLM/E: Network Basics

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Practice Questions

Chapter 5: Electronic Commerce

XLM/E
: Network Basics


1. What type of commerce is enabled by technology?

A)

Path
-
to
-
profitability

*
B)

E
-
commerce

C)

EBuy

D)

Internet


2. What type of commerce occurs when a business sells its products over

the Internet to other
businesses?

*
A)

B2B

B)

B2C

C)

C2B

D)

Enterprise commerce


3. What is term used when the government employs technology to deal with citizens,
businesses, and other government agencies?

A)

G2BC

B)

web

C)

consumer

*
D)

E
-
government


4. W
hat term refers to an organization's ability to tailor its products and services to its
customers?

A)

Specialization

B)

Target commerce or T
-
commerce

*
C)

Mass customization

D)

Adaption


5. What term refers to the small web page that opens automatically wit
h an ad when you visit
some web sites?

A)

Marketing page

B)

I
-
ad

C)

Affiliate ad

*
D)

Pop
-
up ad


6. When two companies are linked together by computers and they send business transactions
through these computers, they are probably using _____.

A)

Digital wa
llets

*
B)

Electronic data interchange

C)

B2C

D)

Smart cards


7. What type of technology scrambles the contents of files sent via the Internet?

*
A)

Encryption

B)

Secured data interchange

C)

Cryptogram

D)

Regulated code


8. What type of Web technology create
s a secure and private connection between two
computers?

*
A)

Secure socket layers

B)

Encryption

C)

Internet
-
locked connections

D)

Sheltered web sites


9. What term refers to your ability to connect to the internet and your company from a wireless
device?

A
)

Net services

B)

Push technology

C)

Pull technology

*
D)

Mobile computing


10. What age group was born after the digital revolution?

*
A)

Digital natives

B)

Digital immigrants

C)

Digital boomers

D)

Web kids



11. If you wanted to avoid the failure of the do
t
-
com businesses from the late 1990s, what does
the author recommend you do?

A)

Build a company that is Internet and brick
-
and
-
mortar based.

B)

Develop IT systems capable of processing millions of transactions quickly.

*
C)

Develop a path
-
to
-
profitability (
P2P) plan.

D)

Disperse risk amongst a group of investors rather than just yourself.


12. Which type of e
-
commerce refers to the electronic commerce activities performed within a
nation's government or between governments?

A)

i
-
GG

*
B)

e
-
GG

C)

G2

D)

G2G


13.

C2C marketplaces that are supported by advertising are said to be _____.

A)

B2C

B)

ad
-
supported

C)

market
-
oriented

*
D)

push technology


14. Which of the following types of products purchased on the internet are typically high priced
items because they are

purchased infrequently and often require some sort of customized
order?

A)

B2B

B)

Innovation

*
C)

Specialty

D)

Computer


15. What is the term used to describe an ad that appears after you close your current browser
window?

A)

AdWare

B)

e
-
Marketing ad

C)

On
line or banner ad

*
D)

Pop
-
under ad


16. What is the percentage of potential customers who visit your site who actually buy
something?

A)

Hit rate

*
B)

Conversion rate

C)

Click
-
through

D)

Viral speed


17. What is a credit
-
card like device that contains an em
bedded chip on which digital
information can be stored and updated?

*
A)

Smart card

B)

E
-
credit card

C)

e
-
Information

D)

Intelligent spending card (ISC)


18. What scrambles the contents of a file so that you can't read it without having the right key to
uns
cramble the file?

A)

Coder

B)

Scrambler

*
C)

Encryption

D)

Fusion


19. Which type of technology allows you to wirelessly connect to and use your school's
information technology?

A)

Networking applications

B)

Operations management tools

*
C)

Mobile computing

D)

Laptop applications


20. If you were surfing the Web and actively searching for information for your next research
paper, what type of technology would you be using?

A)

M
-
commerce

B)

Internet search and detect

C)

Exploratory

*
D)

Pull



21. What term is
used to describe two or more computers that are linked to each other?

A)

Star connection

B)

Computer system

*
C)

Computer network

D)

Net


22. What interface card do you need to connect to a network?

A)

ISP card

B)

Wireless card

C)

Router

*
D)

NIC


23. What i
s the most common interface card used to connect one computer to a network?

A)

Cat 5

B)

Router

*
C)

Ethernet card

D)

DSL card


24. What type of network device allows you to share your connection to the Internet with other
computers in your home?

A)

Ethernet

card

B)

NIC

*
C)

Router

D)

Cat 5


25. What is another name for a shared network?

A)

WAP

B)

Switch

C)

Broadband router

*
D)

Hub


26. What type of network is commonly used in a college lab environment?

A)

WAN

B)

MAN

*
C)

LAN

D)

CAN


27. What type of network is

commonly used in an international organization?

*
A)

WAN

B)

MAN

C)

LAN

D)

CAN


28. What is the term used to describe the amount of space you have to transmit to and from the
Internet?

A)

Internet speed

B)

Network speed

C)

Router

*
D)

Bandwidth


29. Which of

the following high
-
speed circuits is the fastest?

A)

T1

B)

T2

C)

T3

*
D)

DS3


30. What type of communication media is infrared?

*
A)

Wireless

B)

Wired

C)

Detached

D)

VoIP



31. If you needed to connect your dorm computer to the campus network, what device w
ould
you need?

*
A)

Ethernet card

B)

RJ jack

C)

WAP

D)

Router


32. What Windows option do you need to activate so that you can share files on your home
network?

A)

VPN

*
B)

File
-
sharing

C)

FTP

D)

Internet options


33. What does a switch enable a network to d
o?

A)

Listen to each other's transmissions

B)

Repeat messages to other computers so that the messages are not lost or dropped

*
C)

Allow computers to have different conversation at the same time.

D)

Create direct links between separate networks or subnets


34. Which type of network covers a metropolitan area?

A)

LAN

*
B)

MAN

C)

WAN

D)

VPN


35. Which of the following communications medium is not classified as a broadband
connection?

*
A)

Dial
-
up

B)

DSL

C)

Cable modem

D)

Dedicated line


36. Which type of Interne
t connection is limited to the distance between you and your phone
company; generally about 3 miles?

A)

Dial
-
up

*
B)

DSL

C)

Cable

D)

Satellite


37. What communications device receives a radio signal, strengthens it, and then sends it on?

A)

WiFi

B)

Wireless

fidelity

*
C)

Repeater

D)

Microwave


38. What software and/or hardware device protects a computer or a network from intruders?

A)

Router

*
B)

Firewall

C)

Switch

D)

Hub


39. Which of the following replicates and spreads itself?

A)

Encryption

*
B)

Worm

C)

VoIP

D)

Spyware


40. What type of model describes an environment when a server's only duty is to help with data
management; the computer receiving the information does everything else?

A)

Client model

B)

Server
-
to
-
peer model

C)

Hierarchical model

*
D)

Distribut
ed data model