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1. This is something you use to manage the content of a Web site.
a. Webmaster
b. slave
c. Content Scrambling System
d. content management system

2. This service copies the pages of a Web site to geographically dispersed servers so that when a page is requested, content is sent to the user from the closest server, enabling faster delivery.
a. distributed computing
b. content delivery
c. fast packet technology
d. multicast

3. This is dividing the amount of work that a computer has to do between two or more computers so that more work gets done in the same amount of time and end users get served faster.
a. clustering
b. routing
c. load balancing
d. Peering

4. On a Web site, this is a technique you might use to move visitors to a new Web page when a URL has been changed.
a. Uniform Resource Identifier
b. common gateway interface
c. redirection
d. Active Server Page

5. This is a visual model of a Web site's content that allows the user to navigate through the site to find the information they are looking for.
a. site map
b. directory
c. image
d. Model-View-Controller

6. This is a hypertext link to a page on a Web site, other than its home page.
a. anchor
b. deep link
c. uplink
d. backlink

7. This is an application program that provides a way to look at and interact with all the information on the World Wide Web.
a. text editor
b. sprite
c. browser
d. sequencer

8. This is the business of housing, serving, and maintaining files for one or more Web sites.
a. colocation
b. hosting
c. infomediary
d. vertical portal

9. This is a Web site that allows registered users to upload files and save favorite bookmarks so that they can be accessed at any time from any computer on the Internet.
a. bookmark portal
b. roundtripping
c. jump page
d. blog

10. This is a place to store data temporarily. The files you automatically request by looking at a Web page are stored on your hard disk in this kind of subdirectory.
a. RAM
b. ROM
c. cache
d. capacitor

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Quiz #7: Protocols
Quiz #8: Database Basics
Quiz #9: Wireless
Quiz #10: TCP/IP
Quiz #11: Ego-Booster
Quiz #12: Database II
Quiz # 13: AS/400
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Quiz #15: HP
Quiz #16: Web Management Basics
Quiz #17: DSL
Quiz #18: Do You Know Me? You should!
Quiz #19: Artificial Intelligence
Quiz #20: Cryptography
Quiz #21: We're Going to the Zoo!

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This was last updated in July 2008
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