Edexcel I.T: Internet

Last section of Edexcel GCSE I.T textbook Chapter 1

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1. Which of the following is NOT why Instant messaging is popular?

  • The user can see who is online and decide if they want a conversation
  • It provides quick and easy communication in real time
  • You need internet access to use IM
  • People can work collaboratively and discuss their views
  • You can use it through certain mobiles, PDAs and other portable devices
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2. Which of these is an advantage of using IM?

  • You may prefer to chat rather than type a message
  • If the connection is slow, this could impact on the real-time feature
  • You are able to set the status so that people know if you are available to talk or busy
  • Use of text language could affect writing skilss
  • Overuse of IM could result in less face-face contact

3. What has been invented to combat the lack of emotion in IM?

  • Emotions
  • Emoticons
  • Capital letters
  • Punctuation

4. Which of these components do you NOT need for VoIP?

  • webcam
  • headset/speakers
  • microphone
  • Internet connection

5. Which of these is an advantage of VoIP?

  • Users do not have a geographical telephone number so signal cannot be tracked down in the case of an emergency call
  • A slow internet connection can cause latency
  • It is free
  • It will only work with internet connection


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