Exercise 5

Question 46 :

What does SSL stand for?


A). Secure Socket Layer
B). System Socket Layer
C). Superuser System Login
D). Secure System Login
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

A protocol developed by Netscape to allow secure connections over the net.


Question 47 :

What is a URL?


A). A computer software program
B). A type of UFO
C). The address of a document or "page" on the World Wide Web
D). An acronym for Uniform Resources Learning
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator. It is an address for a specific document found on the Web.


Question 48 :

The Central Processing Unit is an embeded chip that acts as the 'brains' of a computer. What Intel chip was used in the Altair (the first real personal computer)?


A). 6502
B). 8080
C). 6400
D). 8286
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

The Intel 8080 was a jazzed-up calculator chip. It was included in microcomputer kits which were little more than demonstration tools and did little except blink lights. Besides the 8080 chip, the Altair included a power supply, a front panel with a large number of lights and 256 bytes (not kilobytes) of memory. The kit sold for {$395} and had to be assembled.


Question 49 :

What is a NIC?


A). Netware Intranet Controller
B). No Internet Connection
C). Network Interface Card
D). Network Interference Control
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

A NIC is a Network Interface Card. Usually a card that is plugged into a computer's expansion slot.


Question 50 :

The Internet was developed in the...


A). Early 1990s
B). Late 1980s
C). Early 1970s
D). Late 1960s
Answer : Option D

Explanation :

As surprising as its age is, the Internet was born from the U.S. military's need to construct a decentralized computer network that could withstand a nuclear war. The network was used and refined by universities throughout the 1970s and 1980s, but it wasn't until 1992 that the Internet was made available to the general public.