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Title: Jan's Illustrated Computer Literacy 101
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1. To connect to the Internet when you are not connected to a network, you can use a regular telephone line and _____. 

a. a modem

b.  email software

 c.  an ISDN terminal adaptor

 d.  IRC software

2. Which of the following web addresses includes the protocol?





3. To return to the web page that you just left, you can _____.

  a. click the Back button

  b. click the Forward button

  c. double-click the History button

  d. use the key combo CTRL + SHIFT + b

4. The toolbar in which you can type a web address is the _____ Bar.

  a. Status

  b. Format

  c. Address

  d. Navigation

  e. Links

5. An image with a web address attached to it is a _____.

  a.  map

  b. link

  c. document

  d. results

6. A benefit of using frames on a web page is that _____.

  a. the navigation links can be in view all the time

  b. the pages will take less space on the server

  c. the pages will load faster

  d. they are faster to write

7. To search the largest collection of Web pages for information on black holes you would probably first use a _____.

  a. encyclopedia

  b. search engine

  c. web directory

  d. portal

8. To open a link in a new browser window you would _____.

  a. right-click on the link and choose Open in a new window

  b. click the link while holding down the CTRL key

  c. double-click the link while holding down the CTRL key

  d. choose from the menu  Window  |  New   

9. To see what a web page will look like when printed, you can _____.

  a. click the Print Preview button

  b. select from the menu  File  |  Print Preview  (in IE5+ but not IE4)

  c. select Print and in the Print dialog select Preview in IE5+ but not IE4

  d.  just print the page and see what you get because you cannot see a preview.

10. You are looking for information on valuable postage stamps. You find a category in a web directory about postage stamps. Then you also search with the word stamp in a search engine. The results list from the web directory will be _____.

  a. longer than the list from a search engine

  b. shorter than the list from a search engine

  c. more likely to be what you want than if you used a search engine

  d. less likely to be what you want than if you used a search engine