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Standards organization: Quiz


Question 1: One example is the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) whose standards for ________, CSS, and XML are used universally throughout the world.
Portable Document FormatECMAScriptOpenDocumentHTML

Question 2: Any standards produced by non-governmental entities remain the intellectual property of their developers and are protected, just like any other publications, by ________ laws and international treaties.
CopyrightCopyright on typefacesPublic domainFair use

Question 3: As a result, a new class of standards setters appeared on the ________ arena: the industry consortia or Standards Setting Organization (SSO).
Open standardSpecification (technical standard)Standards organizationStandardization

Question 4: The ________ (NIST), the U.S.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationNational Institute of Standards and TechnologyNational Technical Information ServiceBureau of Industry and Security

Question 5: This has happened with the modem protocol developed by Hayes, Apple's TrueType font standard and the PCL protocol used by ________ in the computer printers they produced.
IBMMicrosoftHewlett-PackardIntel Corporation

Question 6: This assumption is correct only for standards produced by the central governments whose publications are not amenable to ________.
Intellectual propertyCopyrightCopyright on typefacesPublic domain

Question 7: There are also community-driven associations such as the ________ (IETF), a worldwide network of volunteers who collaborate to set standards for lower level software solutions.
Request for CommentsInternet Engineering Steering GroupInternet Architecture BoardInternet Engineering Task Force

Question 8: The ________ (UPU), by means of its Standards Board, defines, approves, and maintains postal standards.
FranceCyprusUniversal Postal UnionFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 9: Some users of standards mistakenly assume that all standards are in the ________.
Copyright infringementPublic domainCopyrightIntellectual property

Question 10: The ITU and ________ are two examples of treaty-based organizations (where only governments are the primary members).
Codex AlimentariusFood safetyFoodborne illnessFood


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