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1.     What is a "web site"?
     A web site is an electronic file consisting of one or more web pages.
2.     Web pages are created by using a computer language called "_________________________."
     html
3.     For what do the letters "html" stand?
     hypertext markup language
4.     Web sites can be accessed by people all over the world. True or false?
     true
5.     What are some other names that refer to the "World Wide Web"?
     the Web/ WWW/ W3
6.     A "browser" is a type of ___________________________ that locates and displays web pages.
     software
7.     What is a "search engine"?
     A search engine is a tool that enables Internet users to hunt for specific topics.
8.     What term is used to describe a group of interconnected web pages?
     web site
9.     A "home page" is the ________________________________ of a web site.
     first document
10.     The act of creating a web page is sometimes called "________________________________."
     web-authoring
11.     The person in charge of a web site is the "________________________________."
     webmaster
12.     A basic component of the structure of a web page is a(n) "____________________________."
     element
13.     Images that you see on a web site are "______________________________."
     graphics
14.     What are two file formats for images on the Internet?
     GIF and JPEG
15.     "GIF" is a format used for file ______________________________________.
     compression
16.     JPEG files can contain more than _______________________________________ colors.
     16 million
17.     A(n) "__________________________" is used to mark an element within a web page's html.
     tag
18.     For what are "tags" used?
     They identify elements. They give an element different characteristics (color, size, and alignment, for example). They transform text or graphics into links.
19.     "________________________" are the connections from one web page to another.
     Links
20.     Links that appear as words are called "______________________________."
     hypertext
21.     Links that appear as graphics are called "______________________________."
     hyperlinks
22.     "HTTP" means "_____________________________________________."
     hypertext transfer protocol
23.     "HTTP" is used to ___________________________ and ___________________________ hypertext documents.
     link/ transfer
24.     A computer that allows Internet access is called a(n) "___________________________________."
     server
25.     The act of transferring html documents from your computer to a server is called "_____________________________________________."
     uploading
26.     What basic equipment must you have in order to design a web page?
     a computer, a modem and Internet access, authoring software
27.     On a Macintosh computer, web pages can be created by using "__________________________."
     simple text
28.     What software will allow you to see how your web page looks, as you're creating it?
     Netscape Communicator/ Adobe GoLive/ Claris Home Page
29.     What three things does a good web strategy consider?
     concept, content, organization
30.     What three kinds of books should be handy when you're creating a web page?
     dictionary, thesaurus, grammar resource book
31.     Every html document contains certain standard lines of _________________________________.
     html code
32.     Browsers are programmed according to _________________________________________.
     html specifications
33.     What are the "required tags"?
     ; ; ; <body></b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 34.     "Tags" are not case ________________________________. </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>sensitive</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 35.     How many tags are usually assigned to each element of a web page? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>two: one at the beginning and one at the end of the instructions</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 36.     What is the symbol for "end"? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>a backslash mark</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 37.     "Head" tags are placed around the document's __________________________. </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>title</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 38.     What is between the "body" tags? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>the content of the document</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 39.     Headings are abbreviated by the letter, "_________________." </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>h</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 40.     In a heading tag, the larger the number, the larger the size of the text. True or false? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>false: the larger the number, the smaller the text</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 41.     What does the following symbol indicate?: <p> </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>paragraph</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 42.     It is to your advantage to know about as many "tags" as possible. True or false? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>true</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 43.     What does the following symbol indicate?: <a> ______________________________ </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>"anchor" - a link within a document</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 44.     What does "<img>" indicate? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>a graphic is being inserted</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 45.     If "loop=false," what does this mean? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>The embedded video or audio clip will not play continuously, but will play one time.</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 46.     If "autoplay=true," what will happen? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>The clip will automatically play upon loading.</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 47.     "JavaScripts" allow for ______________________________________________. </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>interactivity</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 48.     The "server" acts as a computer _________________________________________. </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>warehouse</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 49.     Obtaining space for the display of your web pages is a lot like _____________________________. </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>renting a room or office space</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 50.     What prevents others from altering your web pages? </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>your "user ID" and "password"</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td> 51.     Your pages can only be viewed by others when they have been ______________________________. </td> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td>      <b>uploaded to a server</b></td> </td> </tr> <tr height=20></tr> <tr> <td align=center> <font size="-1">© <a href="https://www.evndirect.com">Educational Video Network</a>, Inc. 2005 - www.evndirect.com<br> <i>Your leading source for curriculum-based educational videos and DVDs.</i></font> </td> </tr> </table>