Unit 11. More on electronic communication

Unit 11: Self-test

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True or false

  1. A bookmark is a software program that allows users to access and display websites or webpages on the internet.
  2. A web browser is a collection of links to web pages that is stored in a bookmark.
  3. An email may contain attachments (files, photos, videos, etc.).
  4. Bcc is similar to that of Ccexcept that the email address is invisible to the people in   the “To” or “Cc” fields.
  5. An unfinished email will be automatically saved to your ‘Income’ folder.
  6. Although the Internet led to many benefits, it also poses a greater potential for security threats.
  7. Malware is a single term that refers to all the different types of threats to your computer safety such as virus, Trojan horse, worm, spyware, etc.

Fill in the blank

  1. Saving [Blank] allows users to quickly navigate back to the websites they visit the most.
  2. A bookmark [Blank] contains all bookmarks that shows on the top of the Window.
  3. Click on the [Blank] icon to the right of the address bar can add the bookmark to Firefox.
  4. Email – an Internet service that allows users who have an [Blank] account to send and receive messages anywhere in the world.
  5. Enter a person’s email address to the [Blank] field means that person will receive a copy of the email.
  6. The email you’ve [Blank] will be saved in the Sent Mail (or Sent Item) folder.
  7. An internet [Blank] is a web-based tool that is designed to search the content of web pages and to find particular information on the Internet.
  8. A [Blank] refers to a person who can gain unauthorized access to a computer or a network to commit crimes.
  9. [Blank] is a software that is designed to damage, disrupt, or infect computers.
  10. A computer [Blank] is a specific type of malware that is designed to replicate and spread from one computer to another.
  11. Advertisers can use [Blank] to target specific advertisements to your tastes.

Multiple choice

  1. Click the [Blank] Bookmarks Toolbar in the Bookmarking Tools menu to turn the bookmarks bar on and off.
    1. On / Off
    2. Open / Close
    3. View / Hide
    4. All of the above
  2. An email address consists of:
    1. @ sign
    2. username
    3. domain
    4. all of the above
  3. Incoming emails arrive in the [Blank] folder.
    1. Sent Mail
    2. Inbox
    3. Drafts
    4. Junk Email
  4. [Blank] is a type of malware that looks harmless but can damage, disrupt, steal data on your computer.
    1. phishing
    2. spyware
    3. a Trojan horse
    4. a worm


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