Sample Quizzes

Quiz 1: Introduction to the Wireless Internet


Questions

1 State whether each of the following is true or false; if false, explain why.
a) Initially, the use of the Internet was limited to the military.
b) Second-generation technologies offer transmission speeds of up to 2 Mbps.
c) Interoperability is much higher in Japan and parts of Europe where antiquated and inadequate phone systems have encouraged the growth of wireless communications.
d) The Wireless Markup Language (WML) was the initial wireless markup language.
e) Portability and security are two of Java’s key strengths.

2 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements.
a) The ________ is also known as the grandparent of today’s Internet.
b) In the past, most computer applications ran on ________ computers, i.e. computers that were not connected to one another.
c) An ________ allows billing information to be stored on a secure server to be used in purchases made via wireless devices.
d) The ________, passed into law in 1999, mandates that location-identification capabilities be built into all cell phones by October 2001.
e) NTT DoCoMo's ________ offers users voice services combined with text-messaging, animated graphics and Web browsing using a compact version of HTML, called cHTML.

3 State whether each of the following is true or false; if false, explain why.
a) Images are usually included in wireless news distribution.
b) In the future, wireless chips attached to a variety of products will enable companies to track sales and inventory.
c) When choosing a wireless application, interoperability is not an important feature, because most employees communicate through corporate-owned devices.
d) Wireless transmissions are, for now, less secure than wireline transmissions.
e) Making corporate databases available to remote employees, tracking shipments and managing customer relationship management are examples of how wireless applications can benefit businesses.

4 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements.
a) The investor is responsible for making and executing investment decisions when using a ________, such as E*TRADE.
b) Using technologies such as ________, hotels are enabling guests to check in wirelessly with a hotel-issued personal identification number (PIN).
c) Web retailers use a variety of business models, including the ________, the ________ and the ________.
d) Small transactions, usually under $10, called ________, are wireless enabled.
e) ________—the use of the Internet and related technologies for the development, distribution and enhancement of learning resources—has enormous potential as a new educational medium.

5 State whether each of the following is true or false. If false, explain why.
a) A geocode is created by a GPS chip to pinpoint the location of a mobile-device user.
b) TDOA location-identification technology is often combined with AOA technology to improve AOA’s accuracy.
c) Cell-ID is the leading location-identification standard for the upgrade to 3G wireless networks.
d) E911 is intended to provide marketers with accurate location information about all cell-phone users.
e) GPS relies on a series of towers to pinpoint the location of a wireless device.

6 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements:
a) Two towers are necessary to pinpoint a user with the ________ location method.
b) ________ is the process of identifying a device by analyzing the unique signal embedded in its transmission.
c) ________ is similar to TDOA, except that the towers initiate location identification.
d) ________ location-identification technology depends on a “constellation” of satellites to determine a user’s location.
e) ________ is an initiative that will allow rescuers to reach victims more quickly and with greater accuracy, by using location-identification technologies.

7 State whether each of the following is true or false; if false, explain why.
a) Spamming is soliciting consumers with unwanted e-mail.
b) Registering with search engines increases the probability of a site appearing in result listings.
c) When determining the value of a Web site for advertising purposes, it is more effective to use the number of hits the site receives, rather than using the number of unique visitors.
d) CPM is considered an action-based fee.
e) Streaming media delivers a flow of data in real time.
f) Wireless marketing should not be opt-in.
g) Wireless marketing is not as personalized as direct mail.
h) Wireless search engines should simplify navigation, especially for cell-phone users who have to use number keys to spell out words.
i) When selling a product or service to another business, it is important that the seller recognizes that the buyer might not be the end user.
j) While acquiring new customers is important, it is less expensive to maintain current customers.
k) Personalization uses information from the tracking, mining and analyzing of data to customize a person’s interactions with a company’s products, services, Web site and employees.

8 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements:
a) A search engine sends out a ________ to survey and rank a Web site.
b) ________ delivers content faster than streaming; it causes a substantial buildup of content at the receiving end, potentially enabling a smoother appearance.
c) ________ is used to make Webcasts appear like television.
d) ________, an aspect of PR, is conducted in response to problems the company is experiencing.
e) When marketers send wireless messages by ________, the length (160 alphanumeric characters or less) and creativity of the message are limited because the messages cannot contain graphics.
f) The ________ is an organization resulting from the merger of the Wireless Internet Advertising Association (WIAA) and the Internet Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) Wireless Advertising Council. It focuses on making recommendations for wireless advertising standards.
g) ________ uses algorithms and statistical tools to find patterns in data gathered from customer visits.
h) The maintenance of outbound and inbound calls from customers and service representatives is known as ________.
i) ________, requiring visitors to fill out a form with personal information that is then used to create a profile, is recommended when it will provide a benefit to the consumer.

9 State whether each of the following is true or false; if false, explain why.
a) Although credit cards are a popular form of payment for online purchases, many people resist the appeal and simplicity of credit-card transactions due to security concerns.
b) Currently, no company offers peer-to-peer payment services.
c) Standards organizations for mobile payments include the Global Mobile Commerce Interoperability Group and the Mobile Electronic Transaction Group.
d) M-wallet software does not address mobile device issues and will never achieve the popularity of e-wallets.
e) Point-of-sale transactions are the most common brick-and-mortar payment transactions.

10 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements:
a) When a credit-card holder claims that a purchase was made by an unauthorized individual or that merchandise was not received, the transaction is recorded as a ________.
b) Verifying that people conducting transactions are, in fact, who they say they are is called ________.
c) Verifying that money is available to complete a transaction is an issue of ________.
d) ________ are similar to credit cards but hold more information than magnetic-strip cards.
e) Companies that purchase cell-phone bandwidth from mobile operators and repackage the service with branded value-added services are called ________.

Answers

1 a) False. Initially the Internet was used by academics and researchers. b) False. Second-generation technologies offer transmission speeds of up to 9.6 Kbps. c) True. d) False. The Handheld Device Markup Language (HDML) was the initial wireless markup language. e) True.

1.2 a) ARPAnet. b) standalone. c) M-wallet. d) E911 Act. e) i-mode.

2 a) False. Wireless news usually provides a condensed version of a story without images. b) True. c) False. Wireless technologies can change, leaving businesses with applications that are not interoperable with new devices. d) True. e) True.

3 a) discount-brokerage service. b) Bluetooth wireless technology. c) shopping-cart model, auction model, price comparison model. d) micropayments. e) E-learning.

4 a) False. A geocode is generated by the mobile carrier to help pinpoint a user’s longitude and latitude. b) True. c) False. Cell-ID location-based services will likely be phased out when 3G technology is released. d) False. E911 was designed to help emergency rescuers find accident victims. e) False. GPS uses 24 orbiting satellites that provide information to locate a device.

5 a) AOA. b) Location Pattern Matching. c) AOA. d) GPS. e) E911.

6 a) True. b) True. c) False. Finding unique visitors is more effective than determining the number of hits. Visiting any site registers one unique visit. Hits are recorded for each object that is downloaded, and there could be many such objects per unique visit. d) False. Action-based fees include pay-per-lead, pay-per-sale and pay-per-click. e) True. f) False. Wireless-marketing strategies should be opt-in, allowing customers to select the messages they receive. g) False. Wireless marketing is more personal than direct mail. h) True. i) True. j) True. k) True.

8 a) spider. b) Bursting. c) Streaming video. d) Crisis management. e) Short Message Service (SMS). f) Wireless Advertising Association (WAA). g) Data mining. h) call handling. i) Customer registration.

9 a) True. b) False. Companies such as PayPal offer peer-to-peer payment services. c) True. d) False. M-wallets are well-suited for mobile transactions because the user does not have to enter information on a small keypad, and will be more popular than e-wallets. e) True.

10 a) Chargeback. b) Authentication. c) Authorization. d) Smart cards. e) MVNOs.

 

 

Quiz 2: Wireless Internet Communications


Quetions

1 State whether each of the following is true or false; if false, explain why.
a) Internet access is available through some cell phones, and such access is referred to as wireless Internet access.
b) Britain’s 3G spectrum auction was the most expensive of 2000.
c) Australia was the first country to auction 3G spectrum on a city-by-city basis.
d) Localization is not an important issue when globalizing a wireless application.
e) Translations from English to European languages can increase the amount of text by 40 percent.

2 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements.
a) The Japanese company ________ is the inventor of i-mode.
b) Europe has widely adopted the ________ standard.
c) The 3G spectrum is the range of ________ that supports the new wireless technology.
d) ________ is the popular text messaging service used on GSM networks.
e) ________ is an encoding system that handles iconic languages, such as Chinese.

3 State whether each of the following is true or false; if false, explain why.
a) LMDS and MMDS are two types of WLAN networks for businesses.
b) The 802.11 standards family is a group of standards governing wireless networks.
c) One-way numeric paging uses voice technology.
d) Convergence devices combine features of PDAs, mobile phones, pagers and other devices.
e) GEO satellites encounter line-of-sight issues when completing wireless communications.

4 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements.
a) Satellites that are placed 6000–12,000 miles above the Earth’s surface and used for information gathering and weather forecasting are called ________.
b) In 1998, a text-based messaging system for mobile phones, called ________,was created and is still popular in Europe and Asia.
c) ________ refers to mobile devices or computers that are connected without wires in a fixed or permanent location.
d) Two types of cellular signals are analog and ________.
e) WLANs use two forms of spread-spectrum technology called ________ and ________.

5 State whether each of the following is true or false; if false, explain why.
a) W-CDMA is a first-generation wireless technology.
b) There are two types of Personal Communication Services (PCS), slimband and wideband.
c) GSM is an extended form of PCS used in Europe.
d) CDMA uses code-spectrum technology, which allows users to share the same radio frequencies by coding signals into smaller segments and compacting the signals in one small area of the bandwidth.
e) Packet-switched data involves data that is sent and received in bundles or packets over a network.

6 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements:
a) OFDM is based on ________, which divides frequency channels on the spectrum into smaller channels, or bands that can be accessed by more than one person.
b) ________ technology will enable wireless devices to send and receive data as much as seven times faster than today’s standard 56Kbps modem.
c) HSCSD is based on ________ and is designed to enhance GSM networks and increase data speeds to a range of 57–115Kbps.
d) Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) technology has two different methods ________ and ________.
e) ________ is a form of CDMA2000, which supports both voice and data transmissions but separates them into two transmission channels.

Answers

1 a) True. b) False. Germany hosted the most expensive 3G auction of 2000. c) True. d) False. Localization is important, because it involves the translation and cultural adaptation of a site’s content and presentation, thereby reaching an international audience more effectively. e) True.

2 a) NTT DoCoMo. b) GSM. c) radio frequency. d) Short Message Service (SMS). e) Unicode.

3 a) False. LMDS and MMDS are two types of network technologies. b) True. c) False. One-way numeric paging is text-based only. d) True. e) False. GEO satellites are placed high enough in space to avoid line-of-site issues.

4 a) MEOs. b) SMS. c) Fixed wireless. d) digital and analog. e) Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) and Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS).

5 a) False. A first-generation wireless technology is AMPS. W-CDMA is a third-generation technology. b) False. The two types of Personal Communication Services (PCS) are narrowband and broadband. c) True. d) False. CDMA uses spread-spectrum technology that breaks up signals and spreads them over the entire bandwidth. e) True.

6 a) Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM). b) Third-generation (3G) technology. c) circuit-switched data. d) Frequency Division Duplex (FDD) and Time-Division Duplex (TDD). e) CDMA2000 1xEV.

Quiz 3: XHTML Basic


Questions

1 State whether the following are true or false. If false, explain why.
a) The <link> tags mark up hyperlinks.
b) XHTML Basic element names may be written in uppercase.
c) XHTML Basic derives from XHTML.
d) Element br represents a line break.
e) XHTML Basic allows overlapping tags.

2 Fill in the blanks in each of the following:
a) The title element is nested within the ________ element.
b) The least significant header element is ________ and the most significant header element is ________.
c) The ________attribute displays alternate text if a microbrowser cannot display an image.
d) The special character for an ampersand is ________.
e) Element ________ marks up a paragraph.

3 State whether the following are true or false. If false, explain why.
a) The ul element creates an ordered list.
b) The li element inserts a new item in a list.
c) Setting the type attribute’s value to submit in an input element inserts a button that, when clicked, submits the contents of the form.
d) The tr element inserts data into a table cell.
e) More than one radio button in a group can be selected at a time.

4 Fill in the blanks in each of the following statements.
a) Setting the type attribute’s value to ________ in an input element inserts a button that, when clicked, clears the contents of the form.
b) The ________ element inserts a new item in a list.
c) Data cells are defined with ________ elements.
d) Attribute ________ of a form element specifies how the form’s data is sent to the Web server.
e) The ________ element provides users with information about the input element’s purpose.

 


Answers

1 a) False. The <a> tags mark up hyperlinks. b) False. All XHTML Basic element names must be in lowercase. c) True. d) True. e) False. XHTML Basic prohibits overlapping tags.

2 a) head. b) h6, h1. c) alt. d) &amp;. e) p.

3 a) False. The ol element creates an ordered list. b) True. c) True. d) False. The td element inserts data into a table cell. e) False. Only one radio button in a group can be selected at a time.

4 a) reset. b) li. c) td. d) method. e) label.

 

Quiz 4: J2ME

Questions: True or False

0. Java 2 Micro Edition (J2ME™) is a platform that enables developers to write applications for various consumer devices, such as set-top boxes, Web terminals, embedded systems, mobile phones and cell pagers.

1. The client tier consists of only the WAP client type, which can render one content type.

2. Devices that run MIDP applications are called MIDP devices.

3. Each client type receives a different welcome screen from the servlet, because each client type supports a different content type.

4. The MIME type (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) helps browsers determine how to interpret data.

5. When method createXMLTipTestQuestion returns the XML Document , TipTestServlet has the option to apply an XSLT to this Document and send the result of the transformation to the client.

6.A MIDlet is a Mobile Information Device application that runs on a MIDP device.

Answer

0. True 1. False 2. True 3. True 4. True 5. False 6. True