CIW Foundations Practice Exam

This free 15 question exam may help you practice and test your readiness for the Certified Internet Webmaster Foundations exam. This material is my own unique content that I came up with shortly after passing the exam. It is not an official CIW exam nor does Clickfire have any affiliation with CIW. The exam covers the 3 sections on the actual exam: Internet, Web Authoring, Networking. A score of 75% is required to pass this test. This CIW certification practice exam is in not intended to represent questions on the actual CIW Foundations exam, but may help prepare you. –Emory Rowland

1. Which statement best defines the Internet?
A. Complex network of computers connected through a centralized hub.
B. System of LANS connected to each other via a backbone.
C. Network of interconnected computers having no centralized control.
D. Originally created by the Department of the Navy to establish interconnectivity among submarines in the event of a nuclear war.

2. What protocol is most likely used to send e-mail from Microsoft Outlook?
A. STMP
B. SMTP
C. POP
D. IMAP

3. Which statement best describes cookies?
A. Created by the browser each time a user accesses a web site.
B. Image files that may cause a browser’s cache to become bloated.
C. Text files left behind by spyware that can be harmful.
D. Text files fed by servers that may help keep track of user preferences.

4. A T1 line is capable of speeds of:
A. 1.5mpbs and used most often in Europe.
B. 56kbps and used most often in Asia.
C. 1.5mpbs and used most often in the U.S.
D. 44.7 mbps and used to connect international backbones.

5. A telnet program:
A. allows a user to log on to a shell account remotely as if the user were actually there.
B. works through POTS (plain old telephone) lines to connect peer to peer networks.
C. was used in the early days of the Internet but is now obsolete.
D. is short for "telephone network."

6. Which is the correct way to refer to an image called myimage.jpg in an HTML document?
A. <image src=myimage.jpg>
B. <image src="myimage.jpg">
C. <img src=myimage.jpg>
D. <img src="myimage.jpg">

7. Which statement best describes a gif image?
A. A graphics format capable of displaying 16 million colors.
B. A 256 color pdf file.
C. A graphics format capable of displaying 256 colors.
D. A 256kb image format.

8. Which is true of xml?
A. Allows a developer to create his own tags.
B. Must contain the valid HTML syntax.
C. May be malformed or invalid.
D. Is a derivative of XHTML.

9. HTML 4.0 has 3 DTD's (Document Type Definitions) to choose from:
A. defined, transitional, loose.
B. strict, transitional, frameset.
C. definitional, variable, loose.
D. strict, relational, frameset.

10. Which code displays a table of consisting of 3 rows and 3 columns with the top row spanning all 3 columns?
A.
<table>
<tr>
<td colspan="3"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</table>

B.
<table>
<td>
<tr colspan="3"></tr>
</td>
<td>
<tr></tr>
<tr></tr>
<tr></tr>
</td>
<td>
<tr></tr>
<tr></tr>
<tr></tr>
</td>
</table>

C.
<table>
<tr>
<td rowspan="3"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td></td>
</tr>
</table>

D.
<table>
<td colspan="3">
<tr>
<td=”3”>
<tr>
<td=”3”>
</table>

11. An IP address is represented by
A. 6 digit numerals separated by 8 digits.
B. 12 digit literals separated by 8 decimals.
C. 16 bit binary code separated by 1's and 0's.
D. 4 3-digit decimal numerals separated by periods.

12. The FTP protocol operates on port:
A. 21
B. 23
C. 25
D. None of the above.

13. Which of the following works at the network layer of the OSI reference model?
A. Router
B. Bridge
C. Repeater
D. Hub

14. Which type of hacker attack overloads a network resource through e-mail flooding?
A. DOS (denial of service)
B. Spoofing
C. Brute force
D. Trojan horse

15. DHCP
A. Stands for dynamic hot configuration protocol.
B. Assigns IP addresses on a network.
C. Stands for dormant host caching protocol.
D. Assigns computer names on a network.

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