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Chapter 32. The Internet 1 > Working with Words

Working with Words

MULTIPLE CHOICE

Circle the letter next to the answer that best completes the sentence.

1:The acronym ISP stands for _______________.

(a) Internet Source Protection

(b) Internet Service Protection

(c) Internet Service Provider

(d) International Standards Provisions

2:A modem is _______________.

(a) a gizmo in or attached to a computer that a phone line or cable connects to

(b) a modern mode of computing

(c) a host computer

(d) a network

3:The symbol in an e-mail address that tells you it is an e-mail address rather than a Web site is _______________.

(a) $

(b) a dot

(c) @

(d) http://

4:When a user clicks the “Send” button to send an e-mail message, the message _______________.

(a) goes to the sender's ISP server first

(b) goes to the recipient's ISP server first

(c) goes directly into the recipient's computer

(d) none of the above

5:Which of the following is an example of a domain name?

(a) .net

(b) harrylumpkin.net

(c) harrylumpkin

(d) http://www.harrylumpkin.net

6:Which of the following is an example of a domain name extension?

(a) .net

(b) harrylumpkin.net

(c) harrylumpkin

(d) http://www.harrylumpkin.net

7:Which of the following is an example of a Universal Resource Locator?

(a) .net

(b) harrylumpkin.net

(c) harrylumpkin

(d) http://www.harrylumpkin.net

8:A link on a Web page _______________.

(a) takes users to the page or part of a page being linked to

(b) lets that page read all the information on the user's computer

(c) is always indicated by an image of a little chain

(d) none of the above

FIND THE MISFIT

In each group, underline the word or phrase that does not belong with the others. Then state why it doesn't belong.

1:modem, software, equipment, connection
2:extension, domain name, link, URL
3:AOL, ISP, URL, server
4:e-mail, @, send, URL
5:server, computer, user, host
6:dot com, http://, .edu, extension
7:Web address, e-mail address, URL, Universal Resource Locator
8:Web, spider, Internet, World Wide Web

USING YOUR WORDS

Use each of the following words or phrases in a sentence that demonstrates that you understand the meaning of the word or phrase.

1:ISP
2:server
3:modem
4:T1 line
5:URL
6:extension
7:ISP
8:domain name
9:http://www.cnn.com
10:link



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