Which of the following database types is useful for storing javaapplets as well as processing large numbers of transactions?A. Relational DBMSB. Hierarchical DBMSC. Object-relational DBMSD. OODBMS The type of database management approach that can handle multimediais the:A. hierarchical DBMS.B. relational DBMS.C. network DBMS. D. object-oriented DBMS. The data dictionary serves as an important data management toolby:A. assigning attributes to the data. B. creating an inventory of data contained in thedatabase. C. presenting data as end users or business specialists wouldperceive them.D. maintaining data in updated form. An automated or manual file that stores information about dataelements and data characteristics such as usage, physicalrepresentation, ownership, authorization, and security is the:A. data dictionary. B. data definition diagram. C. entity-relationship diagram. D. relationship dictionary. The method of slicing digital messages into parcels, transmittingthem along different communication paths, and reassembling them attheir destinations is called:A. multiplexing. B. packet switching. C. packet routing. D. ATM. In TCP/IP, IP is responsible for:A. disassembling and reassembling of packets duringtransmission. B. establishing an Internet connection between twocomputers. C. moving packets over the network. D. sequencing the transfer of packets. Which signal types are represented by a continuous waveform?A. Digital B. Optical C. Laser D. Analog To use an analog telephone system for sending digital data, youmust use:A. twisted wire. B. a router. C. DSL. D. a modem. Which type of network treats all processors equally, and allowsperipheral devices to be shared without going to a separateserver?A. Peer-to-peer B. Wireless C. LAN D. Ring The project operation:A. combines relational tables to provide the user with moreinformation than is otherwise available.B. creates a subset consisting of columns in a table.C. organizes elements into segments. D. identifies the table from which the columns will beselected. All network components connect to a single hub in a network.A. bus B. star C. domain D. peer-to-peer The most common Ethernet topology is:A. ring. B. star. C. bus. D. mesh. work(s) by using radio waves to communicate with radioantennas placed within adjacent geographic areas.A. Cell phones B. Microwaves C. Satellites D. WANs Digital subscriber lines:A. have up to twenty-four 64-Kbps channels. B. operate over coaxial lines to deliver Internet access. C. are very-high-speed data lines typically leased fromlong-distance telephone companies. D. operate over existing telephone lines to carry voice, data, andvideo. Which protocol is the Internet based on?A. FTP B. TCP/IP C. Packet-switching D. HTTP Through what channel did e-commerce first evolve?A. Online advertising sales B. Internet portals C. Online book sales D. Internet service providers Since the dot-com bubble burst of 2001, e-commerce revenues:A. have essentially stagnated. B. show signs of stabilizing. C. have returned to solid growth. D. have returned to exponential growth. The quality of ubiquity, as it relates to e-commerce, isillustrated by:A. the same set of standards being used across the globe. B. plentiful, cheap information. C. the enabling of commerce worldwide. D. the availability of Internet technology everywhere andanytime. Based on your reading of the chapter, e-commerce is:A. still in a revolutionary phase. B. widely accepted by consumers, although technology is stillquickly changing. C. not yet fully accepted by consumers, although much of itsdriving technology is firmly in place. D. well entrenched as a form of modern commerce. The integration of video, audio, and text marketing messages into asingle marketing message and consumer experience describes whichdimension of e-commerce technology?A. Ubiquity B. Personalization/customization C. Richness D. Interactivity Selling the same goods to different targeted groups at differentprices is called price:A. customization. B. opacity. C. gouging. D. discrimination. The act of engaging consumers in a dialog that dynamically adjuststhe experience to the individual describes which dimension ofe-commerce technology?A. Ubiquity B. Personalization/customization C. Richness D. Interactivity Information exists when one party in a transaction hasmore information that is important for the transaction than theother party.A. transparency B. asymmetry C. complexity D. imbalance A field identified in a table as holding the unique identifier ofthe tables records is called the:A. primary key.B. key field.C. primary field.D. unique ID. In a relational database, a record is referred to in technicalterms as a(n):A. tuple.B. row.C. entity.D. field.