Electronic Data Interchange and the Transfer of Transactional Information


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Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of an Electronic Data Interchange?

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1. A _____ is an alternative to using a value-added network for EDI communication, which also makes a private network a public network with data first being encrypted before it is sent over the internet.

2. A private network that provides data security, transaction services, message formatting, and protocols for communications to take place securely and efficiently is known as a/an _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will assess your knowledge of things like EDI and types of networks through a series of multiple-choice questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions will test your understanding of:

  • What EDI and VPN stand for
  • The relationship between EDI and customers/vendors
  • Types of private networks
  • Qualities of EDI

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Electronic Data Interchange
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as virtual private network and value-added network
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding electronic business

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about EDI? Check out the accompanying lesson titled Electronic Data Interchange and the Transfer of Transactional Information. It covers topics such as:

  • Two ways of implementing EDI
  • Different types of networks
  • Where these types of networks are preferred