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True/False/Multiple Choice - .25 pts each (total of 12 pts)

1. With Voice-over-IP, every call opens up a dedicated circuit for the duration of the call.


2. Metasearch engines search several engines at once and integrate the findings of the various search engines.


3. Businesses should pay close attention to what bloggers are writing about them and their products.


4. A hotspot is a small geographical perimeter within which a wireless access point provides service to a number of users.


5. Rogue access points can be set up by employees.


6. War driving is the act of locating wireless networks while driving around a certain area.


7. The quality of automatic translation of Web pages is usually just as good as human translation.


8. Wireless technologies are not changing the ways that organizations are doing business, but they are enabling organizations to do business faster.


9. In the opening case of Chapter 5, the main reason that Del Monte decided to use social networks was: A. to reduce transaction costs.
B. to better understand its customer base.
C. to increase corporate profits.
D. to streamline its production processes.
E. for more effective human resources management.

10. Fundamental points about network computing in organizations include all of the following except: A. Computers constantly exchange data.
B. Computer data exchange provides significant advantages to organizations. C. Networks can be of any size, from small to enormous.
D. Networks have had limited impact on organizational productivity. E. Networks support new ways of doing business.

11. Which of the following are advantages of computer networks? A. They enable organizations to be more flexible.
B. They enable companies to share hardware, computer applications, and data. C. They enable geographically dispersed employees to work together. D. They provide a critical link between businesses and their customers. E. All of the above

12. Search engines and metasearch engines are examples of which network application? A. Discovery
B. Communications
C. Collaboration
D. Web services
E. None of the above

13. _____ portals coordinate content within relatively narrow organizational and partners’ communities. A. Publishing
B. Personal
C. Affinity
D. Corporate
E. Commercial

14. Skype is an example of:
A. Teleconference
B. Telepresence
C. Plain old telephone service
D. Voice over IP
E. Videoconference

15. Key developments of the first generation of the Web were: A. Creation of Web sites
B. Heavy user interactivity with Web sites
C. Commercialization of the Web
D. A and B
E. A and C

16. _____ is a Web development technique that allows portions of Web pages to reload with fresh data rather than requiring the entire page to reload. A. AJAX
B. Tagging
C. Really simple syndication
D. A Wiki
E. Blogging

17. Only the author may make changes to a(n) _____, where anyone can make changes to any content on a(n) _____. A. blog, really simple syndication feed
B. blog, Wiki
C. podcast, Wiki
D. podcast, really simple syndication feed
E. Wiki, blog

18. Which of the following statements concerning Wikis is not correct? A. Users should always question the authenticity of the content. B. Organizations are using Wikis for knowledge management.
C. Organizations are using Wikis for project management.
D. Users should accept the authenticity of the content.
E. There are documented examples of biased content on Wikis.

19. Skibonk is a Web site that provides a clearinghouse of skiing information (e.g., locations, snow conditions, weather, equipment, rentals, etc.). Skibonk is which kind of a Web 2.0 site? A. Aggregators

B. Social networks
C. Mashups
D. Corporate portals
E. Really simple syndication

20. Refer to IT’s About Business 5.3. Useful Twitter applications include all of the...
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