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Question 1: Buy ________ for each end of the data circuit, sending one to the connecting point site.
Dial-up Internet accessModemWi-FiOrthogonal frequency-division multiplexing

Question 2: From this perspective, BITNET was more like ________.
Internet forumUsenetE-mailInstant messaging

Question 3: ________ a data circuit (phone line) from a site to an existing BITNET node.
Leasehold estatePossession (law)RentingLeasing

Question 4: Bitnet's NJE (Network Job Entry) network protocols, called RSCS, were used for the huge ________ internal network known as VNET.
Hewlett-PackardGeneral ElectricIBMIntel Corporation

Question 5: The BITNET protocols were eventually ported to non-IBM mainframe operating systems, and became particularly widely implemented under ________ in addition to DECnet.
UltrixOpenVMSRSTS/EDigital Equipment Corporation

Question 6: BITNET featured e-mail and the LISTSERV software, but predated the ________, the common use of FTP, and Gopher.
InternetNetscapeHTMLWorld Wide Web

Question 7: This became a particular problem on heterogeneous networks when trying to communicate assistance with graphical workstation vendors like ________.
GoogleSilicon GraphicsSun MicrosystemsNvidia

Question 8: The Interchat Relay Network, popularly known as Bitnet Relay, was the network's ________ feature.
ICQSkypePidgin (software)Instant messaging

Question 9: university network founded in 1981 by Ira Fuchs at the ________ (CUNY) and Greydon Freeman at Yale University.
New York Institute of TechnologyColumbia UniversityBrooklyn CollegeCity University of New York

Question 10: From a technical point of view, BITNET differed from the ________ in that it was a point-to-point "store and forward" network.
Internet Relay ChatInternetE-mailWorld Wide Web







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