An early information-based service in Britain using a portion of the television spectrum to convey information was called:
Early videotex services in the United States designed to serve as electronic newspapers were met with ________ success.
The French Minitel service is a _________ videotext systems.
Early general use information services in the United States were built by
The first commercial information service conceived as an online magazine was:
Internet Service Providers did not meet with immediate success in the United States because:
|A)||Early modem speeds were slow|
|B)||Access numbers were limited to large urban areas|
|C)||Per-minute telephone charges were high|
|D)||All of the above were cited by the book|
Which of the following services spurred the growth of local Internet Service Providers in the 1990s?
|A)||MCImail made it possible to access e-mail accounts in 1989|
|B)||Prodigy offered an online magazine|
|C)||Tim Berners-Lee's development of the World Wide Web|
|D)||ARPANET was developed|
The Internet is owned by:
|A)||The United States government|
|B)||The Internet Society|
|C)||The World Wide Web Consortium|
|D)||No one entity|
The Internet is regulated by
|A)||The Unites States and other countries that use it|
|B)||The United Nations through the International Telecommunications Union|
|C)||The member groups who make up the Internet Society|
|D)||None of the above|
Which of the following organizations is not an authorized user of the Internet?
|C)||Commercial and business institutions|
|D)||All of the above are legitimate users of the Internet|
The key to retrieving information from an Internet site is the:
|A)||Universal resource locator|
|B)||Top-level domain name of the site|
|C)||Hypertext mark-up language|
|D)||internet Service Provider|
The most popular services on the Internet are:
|B)||The World Wide Web|
|D)||All of the above|
Of the major Internet browsers, only Internet Explorer can display hypertext mark-up language documents.
'Streaming' refers to a technology that
|A)||Allows you to play audio on your computer|
|B)||Plays video back after it is loaded on your computer|
|C)||Displays text and graphics|
|D)||Starts playing audio or video before the entire file has loaded on your computer|
The fastest download time would be associated with
|A)||A 56 kps modem|
|B)||An ISDN line|
|C)||A cable modem|
|D)||A 14.4 kps modem|
A portal may be defined as
|A)||Any web site|
|B)||An entrance or a doorway|
|C)||A search engine|
|D)||A series of hyperlinks|
According to your book, a portal is the place where people can congregate, chat and share ideas online.
Media companies are counting on Web users to continue to visit large portal sites frequently.
While Napster was ordered to shut down, Morpheus, Kazaa, and other file sharing programs remain because:
|A)||They require users to pay for file downloads|
|B)||They do not store directories of files on a central computer|
|C)||They pay copyright licenses|
For TV producers and advertisers, the World Wide Web can be
|A)||A vehicle for providing secondary material about their product|
|B)||A vehicle for rebroadcasting material that appeared on radio or television|
|C)||A vehicle for coordinated marketing and programming beyond the geographic boundaries of the current broadcast outlets|
|D)||all of the above|
In 2001, a court decision regarding copyright forced many radio stations to pull their audio streams from the Web.
According to the research reported in your book, the majority of Web users believe that online news is _______ objective than other traditional news sources such as television and newspapers.
Internet radio and television stations require an FCC license to broadcast on the WWW.
According to your book, advanced technology will make the Internet ______ attractive to distribute and deliver audio and video directly to the consumer in the future.