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Computer Based Research & Communication Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is FALSE about the Boolean logic operator?

Question 2 2. What is a search engine?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a Boolean logic operator?

Question 4 4. _____ is an example of primary storage.

Question 5 5. What is an advantage of streaming information?

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Question 6 6. When you download an item, information is broken into _____?

Question 7 7. What do we call the ideal words used when typing in a search box?

Question 8 8. Sarah is doing scholarly research on a technical topic. What type of search engine would likely yield the best results for her work?

Question 9 9. Jim is writing a report on the Washington Monument. When he uses a search engine, he is pointed to resources about various monuments throughout Washington DC and the state of Washington. Which item listed below should Jim use to help him find sites useful in his research?

Question 10 10. What are the two factors that help you judge the worth of an article?

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Question 11 11. What is the institute that hosts the website?

Question 12 12. What are the two factors that help you judge the credibility of an article?

Question 13 13. Google Scholar includes _____?

Question 14 14. Examples of reference sources include _____?

Question 15 15. What are the criteria of the CRAAP Test?

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Question 16 16. Jim is an aerospace engineer who finds his job to be very stressful. As such, to release tension he enjoys the escape to a 3D simulated environment in which he can interact, play, and even do business using an avatar. What exactly does Jim escape to?

Question 17 17. Gloria is a grandmother who misses her grandchildren dearly. She is pleased that her daughter has installed technology in her home that allows her to call her grandchildren using the internet. What kind of technology allows Gloria to do this?

Question 18 18. Ben is a remote employee for a web-based company. He just had a virtual meeting in which he could see and hear his coworkers and view documents and presentations using internet technologies. What kind of meeting did Ben have?

Question 19 19. What do we call the set of letters that come after the period in a website's address?

Question 20 20. What do .edu and .gov domains have in common?

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Question 21 21. A .org domain is traditionally operated by whom?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an advantage of social media for businesses?

Question 23 23. Facebook does NOT enable businesses to _____.

Question 24 24. What is the main benefit of using chat applications?

Question 25 25. A Web robot is also known as:

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Question 26 26. With Cloud storage, you can save information from _____?

Question 27 27. Kelly wants to know about fashion trends started by Michael Jackson. Which item listed below should Kelly use to help her find sites useful in her research?

Question 28 28. What name is given to a piece of research which is reviewed by experts in a field review before it is published in an academic periodical?

Question 29 29. A bibliography includes a listing of _____?

Question 30 30. All of the following are advantages of ''telepresence'' EXCEPT

Computer Based Research & Communication Chapter Exam Instructions

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