Information retrieval, Web browser, Net surfing, Chatting.

Q17. Write short note on the following terms:

  1. Information retrieval
  2. Web browser
  3. Net surfing
  4. Chatting.

Ans.

  1. Information retrieval: Refers to the process of accessing the information that is stored on the Internet.
  2. Web browser: Refers to an application that is used to retrieve information from the Internet.
  3. Net surfing: Refers to the process of exploring and retrieving the information from the Internet.
  4. Chatting: Refers to an interactive text-based communication process that takes place over the Internet.

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Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Software that is used to navigate Internet is called:
    1. Web browser
    2. Operating system
    3. ISP
    4. Google

Ans. 1. Web browser

  1. Which device is required to connect to the Internet?
    1. Modem
    2. DVD ROM
    3. Pen drive
    4. LAN card

Ans. 1. Modem

  1. Which of the following is not a field of an e-mail header?
    1. To
    2. Send
    3. From
    4. Bcc

Ans. 2. Send

  1. When was the first e-mail sent?
    1. 1976
    2. 1977
    3. 1937
    4. 1971

Ans. 4. 1971

  1. Which one of the following is a non-mandatory field of the message header?
    1. To
    2. Date
    3. Bcc
    4. Message ID

Ans. 3. Bcc

  1. Which protocol is used to download a file?
    1. FTP
    2. TCP
    3. IP
    4. UDP

Ans. 1. FTP

  1. WWW stands for:
    1. World Wide Wealth
    2. World Wide Word
    3. World Wide Width
    4. World Wide Web

Ans. 4. World Wide Web

  1. Which one of the following is a search engine?
    1. Google
    2. Yahoo
    3. Indiatimes
    4. Rediffmail

Ans. 1. Google

  1. Which of the following is not an advantage of e-mail?
    1. Saves paper and makes it easy to edit the message
    2. Transmit messages faster
    3. Prevents virus attacks in your computer
    4. Enables the user to transmit a single e-mail to multiple users

Ans. 3. Prevents virus attacks in your computer

  1. Which of the following is not a Web browser?
    1. NCSA Mosaic
    2. Acrobat Reader
    3. Internet Explorer
    4. Netscape Navigator

Ans.  2. Acrobat Reader

  1. The process of copying a Web page or file from a server on to computer is called:
    1. E-mailing
    2. File hosting
    3. Uploading
    4. Downloading

Ans.  4. Downloading

  1. To download information from Internet, we use:
    1. Web browser
    2. FTP
    3. Search engine
    4. None of these

Ans. 2. FTP

  1. FTP is short for:
    1. File Transmission Program
    2. File Transfer Protocol
    3. Formal Transfer Protocol
    4. Frame Transmission Program

Ans. 2. File Transfer Protocol

  1. IP is short for:
    1. Information Process
    2. Internet Protocol
    3. Information Protocol
    4. Intranet Protocol

Ans. 2. Internet Protocol

  1. Which of the following is a Microsoft Web browser?
    1. Google Chrome
    2. Internet Explorer
    3. Mozilla Firefox
    4. Amazon

Ans. b. Internet Explorer

  1. A URL does not contain:
    1. IP address
    2. Domain name
    3. Port number
    4. None of these

Ans.  3. Port number

  1. ISP stands for:
    1. Internet Service Provider
    2. International Security Provider
    3. Internet Software Package
    4. None of these

Ans. 2. Network Interface Card

  1. NIC stands for:
    1. Networking Card
    2. Network Interface Card
    3. Network Identification Card
    4. None of these

Ans. b. Network Interface Card

  1. E-reservation is a process of making reservations of:
    1. IP Address
    2. Domain Name
    3. Port Number
    4. None of these

Ans.  4. None of these

  1. Which of the following is an e-mail client?
    1. MS-Word
    2. MS-Outlook
    3. MS-Excel
    4. None of these

Ans. 2. MS-Outlook

  1. The process of copying a Web page, file, or document from your local computer on to a distant server is known as:
    1. Net surfing
    2. Downloading
    3. Uploading
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. Uploading

  1. What do you mean by Net surfing?
    1. Exploring the Web
    2. Sending e-mail messages
    3. Video conferencing
    4. None of these

Ans. 1. Exploring the Web

  1. The process of retrieving and storing the content of a Web page by the browser is known as:
    1. Downloading
    2. Surfing
    3. Retrieving
    4. None of these

Ans. 1. Downloading

  1. A two-way videophone conversation among multiple participants is known as:
    1. Chatting
    2. E-mail
    3. Video Conferencing
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. Video Conferencing

  1. An online community bulletin board where users can post, read, and respond to messages is known as:
    1. Forum
    2. Blog
    3. Newsgroup
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. Newsgroup

  1. The process of learning that takes place in an electronically simulated environment is known as:
    1. E-mail
    2. E-learning
    3. E-commerce
    4. None of these

Ans. 2. E-learning

  1. Making reservation of railway or movie tickets or hotel room through Internet is known as:
    1. E-banking
    2. Online shopping
    3. E-reservation
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. E-reservation

  1. Some popular e-mail service providers that allow you to create a free e-mail account are:
    1. http://www.gmail.com
    2. http://www.mail.yahoo.com
    3. http://www.hotmail.com
    4. All of these

Ans.  4. All of these

  1. Exploring the Internet is known as:
    1. E-mailing
    2. Chatting
    3. Netsurfing
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. Net surfing

  1. Online communication through textual messages on the Internet is called:
    1. Chatting
    2. E-mail
    3. Video conferencing
    4. None of these

Ans. 1. Chatting

  1. Symbols used to express emotions in an e-mail are known as:
    1. Emoticons
    2. Cartons
    3. E-symbols
    4. None of these

Ans. 1. Emoticons

  1. The software that is used by search engines to search the Internet for documents using their Web addresses is known as:
    1. Bing
    2. MSN
    3. Spider
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. Spider

  1. A program that searches through a database of Web pages for a particular information is known as:
    1. Web browser
    2. Search engine
    3. Web crawler
    4. None of these

Ans. 2. Search engine

  1. Bcc stands for:
    1. Carbon Copy
    2. Blind Carbon Copy
    3. Basic Carbon copy
    4. None of these

Ans. 2. Bind Carbon Copy

  1. The process of sending and receiving messages electronically is known as:
    1. Online shopping
    2. E-mail
    3. Video Conferencing
    4. None of these

Ans. 2. E-mail

  1. Which one of the following is not an advantage of e-mail?
    1. Is easy to use
    2. Allows you to maintain records
    3. Cost very little
    4. Allows you to exchange gifts and object

Ans. 4. Allows you to exchange gifts and object

  1. Device that is used to transmit data over the network:
    1. Web browser
    2. Computer
    3. Modem
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. Modem

  1. Which one of the following is not an e-mail service provider?
    1. Hotmail
    2. Gmail
    3. Bing
    4. Yahoomail

Ans. 3. Bing

  1. Which one of the following is not Linux-based e-mail client software?
    1. Mozilla Thunderbird
    2. Claws Mail
    3. Zimbra Collaboration Suite
    4. Geek mail

Ans. d. Geek Mail

  1. A protocol used to transfer files between two remote computers is:
    1. Usenet
    2. Remote Net
    3. FTP
    4. TELNET

Ans. 3. FTP

  1. The following service will not be provided by a typical ISP:
    1. e-mail address
    2. Modem
    3. Connection to the Internet
    4. Technical help

Ans. 1. E-mail address

  1. An IP address is a string of ____ numbers separated by periods.
    1. 3
    2. 4
    3. 2
    4. 5

Ans. b. 4

  1. Which of the following statements about search engines is true?
    1. Search engines discriminate between good and bad sites
    2. Search engines have fixed hours when we can use them
    3. Search engines are a waste of time as they do not provide relevant information
    4. Search engines are programs designed to search information on the Internet using keywords

Ans.  d. Search engines are programs designed to search information on the Internet using keywords

  1. Google chrome is a ____.
    1. Web browser
    2. News website
    3. Presentation software
    4. Word processor

Ans. 1. Web browser

  1. A domain name ending with .org belongs to _____.
    1. An educational institution
    2. An organization
    3. A site that is highly organized
    4. A commercial website

Ans. b. An organization

  1. Which of the following site would you most probably buy books from?
    1. yahoomail.com
    2. sun.com
    3. msn.com
    4. amazon.com

Ans.  4. www.amazon.com

  1. Which of these is not a part of URL?
    1. IP address
    2. Port number
    3. Domain name
    4. None of these

Ans. 4. None of these

  1. The acronym ‘CU’ used in e-mail messages and chatting means:
    1. Control unit
    2. Configuration used
    3. See you
    4. None of these

Ans. 3. See you

  1. The acronym ‘FAQ’ used in e-mail messages and chatting stand for:
    1. Further Assigned Queries
    2. Full Audible Quotes
    3. Frequently Asked Questions
    4. amazon.com

Ans. 3. Frequently Asked Questions

  1. e-reservation is a process of making reservation for which of the following/
    1. Tickets
    2. Hotel rooms
    3. Tourists packages
    4. All of these

Ans. 4. All of these