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Chapter 1 Review Question

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Review Question


Chapter 1


1. a) Four types of mobile computing devices are:


b)
Describe one type of wearable computer.

2. a)
What is hardware?

b)
What are input and

output devices used for?


c)
What is a peripheral device?


3.
List and describe five components found on the motherboard.







4.
Describe the flow of data between the components of a computer, starting with input.







5.
Describe one difference
between operating system software and applications software.




6.
List four benefits of using a network.






7. a)

What are the two common size classifications for networks?





b)
What size classification is used to connect devices over large
geographical distances?





8.
What is a network operating system?




9.

a) What does network architecture refer to?





b) List two common network architecture models.




10. a)
What does physical topology refer to?


b)
What is a node?


c)
Which topolog
y uses a hub?


d)
Which topology connects each node to form a closed loop?


e)

What is the difference between physical and logical topology?




11.
List three netiquette rules.





12. a)

Why is it important to give files and folders descriptive names?




b)

Why would organizing files into folders be considered a good practice?




13.
List three exampl
es of storage media.





14.
What is the difference between an intranet and an extranet?




15. a)
What is the Internet?



b) Who controls the Internet?



16.
List three telecommunications options.




17. a)
If a business needed constant access to the Internet, what type of connection line would be a
good choice? Why?



b)

What does a cable modem use instead of analog phone lines?





18.
What is the most wi
dely used Internet service?


19.
a) E
-
commerce websties are often an extension of a traditional or “brick
-
and
-
mortar” business.
List one traditional business that uses an e
-
commerce website as a method of extending
their business.



b)
Amazon.com is an
example of a business that only does transactions on
-
line. List an example of
another business that only conducts business through their website.



c)
Compare shopping at an e
-
commerce webstie with traditional shopping. List two advantages
and two disadva
ntages of shopping at an 3
-
commece webstie.



d)
List an example of a media website.


e)
Yahoo! Is an example of a portal website. List another example of a portal website.




20. a)

What is a URL?




b)
Label and describe each part of the URL
?



http://
www.emcp.com




21. a)

What is e
-
mail?


b)
List one benefit of e
-
mail over standard mail.


c)
Write your e
-
mail address and label the parts of the address.


d)
What are the two requirements for sending and receiving e
-
mail messages?



22. a)
What is instant messaging?


b)
What is VoIP?


23. a)
What is the History list?


b)
What is the Favorites list used for?



24. a)

What is a search engine?



b)
List three commonly used search engines.



c)
Which search engine do youpreferto use, and
why?



d)
What is search criteria?


e)

What is a match?



25.
Write search criteria to locate web pages that contain the following information:

a) restaurants in Los Angeles






b)
art museums in Boston





c)
auto

repair jobs in Montreal, Canada





d)
mosquitoes and bees, but not ants





e)
the English author Jane Austen





f)
the phrase
to each his own





g)
George Washington and John Adams, but not Thomas Jefferson




h)
travel to Ireland, but not Dublin






26.
What is

the purpose of a subject line?


27. a)
List four questions to answer when evaluating a website source.













b)
Why is it necessary to cite sources?

c)
On August 2, 2012 you accessed a posting on the Clewiston Kite Surfing discussion list at
htt
p://www.emcp.com/kitesurf/color.txt. The posting was made by Tara Perez on the
topic of kite colors. Write a citation for a research paper the quotes Tara’s posting.





28. a)
Explain why sending an e
-
mail message should be thought of the same as sending
a
postcard.





b)

List three examples of e
-
mail etiquette.












29.

What is online profiling?


30.

What is a cookie?


31.

a) What is a web beacon?


b) Who usually monitors the information collected by web beacons?


32.

What is a privacy policy?


33.

Name and briefly describe on law that helps protect the privacy of an individual.



34. a)
List three reasons why many schools have developed an Acceptable Use Policy.





b)
List an example of a rule that typically appears

on an Acceptable Use Policy.




35.

What can you do if you are turned down for credit at a bank and believe that the data used to
deny credit in inaccurate?




36. a)

What is necessary for a federal government authority to access an individual’s financi
al
records?




b)

What must a financial institution do after releasing an individual’s records?


37. a)

What is copyright infringement?


b)

What is computer piracy?



c)
What is a computer virus?


d)

What is a firewall used for?


38.
What ethical
responsibilities does a web developer have?



39.
Describe four IT careers.















40. a)

What do ISPs provide?


b) Which career includes setting up and maintaining an intranet for a company or organization?



c)
What duties are typical of a
network administrator?



41.

Determine if each of the following are true or false. If false, explain why.


____
a)


FireWire and USB are types of ports.


____
b)

A peer
-
to
-
peer network has a server.


____
c)

A LAN’s logical topology is always the same as its physical topology.



____
d)

The most widely accessed network is the Internet.



____
e)

A conventional modem transmits data faster than a cable modem.



____
f)

.com is a top
-
level domain.



____
g)

E
-
m
ail allows for real
-
time communication.


____
h)

E
-
mail messages are private.


____i)
Web pages always print on a single sheet of paper


____
j)

Information found at a website is always accurate.


____
k)

The

present time is referred to as the industrial age.


____
l)

A virus is a harmless computer game.