Quiz 11: The Internet and Multimedia
Commercial use of the Internet was allowed in __________.
When you type a URL into a web browser, your computer connects to a(n) __________ to obtain the requested web page.
When a stream of data is sent over the Internet by your computer, it is first broken down into __________ by the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).
A(n) __________ connection is the most serious impediment to sending multimedia across the Internet.
__________ are the apps that run on a user's personal computer to provide the interface for downloading and viewing documents and multimedia.
The Internet began as a research network funded by which organization? A) AARP B) ARPA C) AMA D) AAA
Which of the following is not something a multimedia developer can do to work within the constraints of bandwidth bottlenecks? A) Compress data into Zip files before transmitting B) Require users to download data repeatedly C) Limit color depth of files to only what is necessary D) Design low- and high-bandwidth paths
Which of the following is not a way to establish a physical data connection to the Internet? A) Coaxial cable TV line B) Wireless C) High-bandwidth telephone line D) DNS
The Internet began as a research network funded by which of the following organizations in 1969? A) National Aeronautics and Space Administration B) National Science Foundation C) U.S. Defense Department D) Common Gateway Interface
ICANN has approved plans for a major sale of new generic __________. A) IP addresses B) POPs C) XMLs D) top-level domains
__________ provides rules for contacting, requesting, and sending documents encoded with the Hypertext Markup Language. A) HTTP B) HTML C) ASCII D) TCP
Identify the protocol for the following URL: http://www.tayvaughan.com/writings/other/index.html. A) HTML B) TLD C) HTTP D) WWW
When a server receives a request, it is handled by a specific application called a __________ that responds to the request based on the protocol. A) client B) daemon C) backbone D) tag
Which of the following is a standard for interfacing external applications with information servers, such as HTTP or web servers? A) CGI B) TCL C) VRML D) CMS
Some sounds can be __________ so multiple users can simultaneously listen to the same data without duplication across the Internet. A) ultrasonic B) optimized C) multicast D) tokenized
Briefly explain the internetworking that enables you to type http://www.facebook.com into a browser and have the requested web page display on your personal computer.