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MMC2000 Fake Exam 4 1. Which was the main reason for the Internet’s creation?a) The Cold Warb) To help people communicate more easily with each other c) To advance beyond Soviet Russian d) To create a secret means of communication for the US2. Which was the first electronic digital computer?a) UNIVACb) ENIACc) the Colossusd) the Baran 3. Who is credited with having thought of the idea for computers potential to share information?a) Babbageb) Lickliderc) IBMd) Soviet Russia4. Which isn’t true of the ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency)…a) It was created by President Eisenhower b) It was in charge of the space program before NASAc) It employed several pioneers of the computer industry to come up with an indestructible means of communication. d) It’s responsible for the flow of information through packets called packet switching network5. Which is a contributing factor to the success of the Internet?a) The combination of distributed control and demand access b) The combination of protocols and common computer language c) The availability of minicomputers d) All the above6. Which was not one of the major problems ARPAnet had to overcome?a) Computers not being designed to run all the time b) How to keep the networks from overloading c) How to get one computer to send information to another d) Determining where network problems occur7. What are LANs?a) Local area networks connecting computers within the same vicinity b) Large network areas connecting several networks in different locationsc) Limited area networks that couldn’t access networks without the proper connectiond) Listed area networks which allowed users to know when networks were available8. The “www” that exists before the page you are trying to access stands for…a) the hypertext transfer protocols to transport files from one place to anotherb) the sites official addressc) the software programs that are loaded onto the users computer and used to download and view web files d) the world wide web 9. A browser is...a) the hypertext transfer protocols to transport files from one place to anotherb) the sites official addressc) the software programs that are loaded onto the users computer and used to download and view web files d) the world wide web 10. What is the most popular online activity?a) Social media sitesb) E-mailc) Checking the news and weather d) GPS navigation11. Types of online communities have emerged from the Internet’s success. Which best describes the communities of relationship?a) facilitate the exchange of buying and selling goods and information.b) bring together participants who wish to interact about specific topics of interest to themc) allow participants to create new environments, identities or imagined worldsd) center on intense personal experiences and creak a network of support12. Which of the following opinions would not be called a utopian idea of internet access?a) The idea that the new communication technologies will permit people to become increasingly involved in one another’s livesb) The idea that the internet can make citizens more informedc) The idea that internet creates a divide between those that have internet and those that don’td) McLuhan’s “global village” concept13. What is dataveillance?a) massive collection of consumer data that is distributed and shared amongorganizations other than the one for whom it was originally intendedb) people accessing your personal information using a public network c) user generated content d) charging for different types of downloads14. Which of the follow is not true of the internet?a) The internet raises a ton of issues of freedom of expressionb) No one person controls itc) The creation of the internet was all about development of space technologyd) It is free from limits of time and distance 15. Which is a micro level view of the effect of media?a) televised violence has little impact because although some people may be directly affected, most people are notb) it impacts everything from what we wear to the things we buyc) violence on TV has a great impact because it influences the cultural climated) kids are effected by what they see on TV everyday16. How has the communication process change when looking at messaging?a) it has become more personalized as an expression of selfb) it has become more specific to what the sender feels and wants to sayc) it has become both more specific and personalizedd) it has become more generalized and less personalized 17. How does media create culture?1- It serves as a storyteller, highlighting importance characteristics 2- It influences how media consumers spend their money and their time 3- It provides information to us about things we want to know a) B only b) B & Cc) A &Bd) All the above 18. Which is not considered a key change that we have seen in media industries and society throughout the course this semester?a) Consumerismb) Globalizationc) Conglomerationd) Audience fragmentation 19. Which best describes a transmissional perspective?a) people’s ideas of themselves, their world, and their place in it are shaped and maintained primarily through television b) the media are senders of information for the purpose of controlc) relating mass communication to various aspects of our personal and cultural lives or social systems d) media is necessary to understand the cultural importance of mass communication20. Which best describes the cultivation analysis?a) people’s ideas of themselves, their world, and their place in it are shaped and maintained primarily through television b) the media are senders of information for the purpose of controlc) relating mass communication to various aspects of our personal and cultural lives or social systems d) media is necessary to understand the cultural importance of mass communication21. Why is social science harder to measure when evaluating theories of media effects?a) Theories about social science are often borrowed from other fields of scienceb) Social science deals with only or cognitive effects of media and so it is hard to evaluate this effect on a person entirely c) Social science deals with only behavioral effects of media and so it is hard to evaluate this effect on a person entirely d) Social science’s inconstancy in it’s constantly evolving and changing field 22. Which accurately describes limited effects theory of media?a) the idea that the media are corrupting influences that undermine the social order and that “average”


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