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Read it before appearing into Ecommerce odesk test, am sure you will pass if you read it :) Part 2

Question 17:Meaning of the FTP

Short for File Transfer Protocol, the protocol for exchanging files over theInternet. FTP works in the same way as HTTP for transferring Web pages from a server to a user’s browser and SMTP for transferring electronic mail across the Internet in that, like these technologies, FTP uses the Internet’s TCP/IPprotocols to enable data transfer.
FTP is most commonly used to download a file from a server using the Internet or to upload a file to a server (e.g., uploading a Web page file to a server).

Question 18:Smart Card Definitions

A smart card is a plastic card about the size of a credit card, with an embedded microchipthat can be loaded with data, used for telephone calling, electronic cash payments, and other applications, and then periodically refreshed for additional use. Currently or soon, you may be able to use a smart card to:

  • Dial a connection on a mobile telephone and be charged on a per-call basis
  • Establish your identity when logging on to an Internet access provider or to an online bank
  • Pay for parking at parking meters or to get on subways, trains, or buses
  • Give hospitals or doctors personal data without filling out a form
  • Make small purchases at electronic
  • stores on the Web (a kind of cybercash)
  • Buy gasoline at a gasoline station

Question 19: Computer memory for remembering preferences during a web site visit

One of the more accurate representation of the number of visits to a web site. A session combines all the hits generated by someone accessing various pages and images within a session and counts them as one session. Users are determined by the IP address or cookie and a session is terminated when a user is inactive for more than 30 minutes, although this duration can vary from web host to host.
Session Cookie
Temporary cookie stored in a computers memory for remembering preferences during a web site visit that is flushed on leaving the site.
SET (Secure Electronic Transaction)
A protocol which makes credit-card payments on the web more secure.


Question 20:Most common certificates uses (Verisign, Thewat etc uses)

Most certificates in common use today are based on the X.509v3 certificate standard. X.509v3 stands for version 3 of the International Telecommunication Union Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) recommendation X.509 for certificate syntax and format. An X.509 certificate includes the public key and information about the person or entity to which the certificate is issued, information about the certificate, plus optional information about the CA issuing the certificate.

Question 21:What do you provide to send funds to someone using PayPal?

Email Id

Question 22: The Itemized Deduction vs The Standard Deduction

Question 23: OBI in ecommerce

Open Buying on the Internet is an e-commerce standard that has been specified by the OBI Consortium. OBI is an open, flexible framework for business-to-business Internet commerce solutions. It is intended for the high volume, low-dollar transactions that account for 80% of most organizations’ purchasing activity. The OBI standard provides access to easy-to-use, open, standards-based Internet purchasing solutions for the procurement of goods and services.

Question 24: Benchmarking
Benchmarking is the process of comparing one’s business processes and performance metrics to industry bests and/or best practices from other industries. Dimensions typically measured are quality, time and cost.

Question 25: SET
Secure Electronic Transaction (SET) was a standard protocol for securing credit card transactions over insecure networks, specifically, the Internet. SET was not itself a payment system, but rather a set of security protocols and formats that enable users to employ the existing credit card payment infrastructure on an open network in a secure fashion

Question 26: Definitions of Ecommerce facilitators, Affiliate networks, Banner Market Places, Online Promoters 

Question 27: Micro payment
micropayment is a financial transaction involving a very small sum of money and usually one that occurs onlinePayPal defines a micropayment as a transaction of less than 12 USD.

Question 28: Definitions of following terms Peer Group, Market place gap, Industry gap and Bench-marking Gap

Question 29: ANSI X12 Standard
ASC X12, chartered by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1979, develops electronic data interchange (EDI) standards for national and global markets. With more than 315 X12 EDI standards and increasing X12 XML schemas, ASC X12 enhances business processes, reduces costs and expands organizational reach. Members include standards experts from health care, insurance, transportation, finance, government, supply chain and other industries.
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 Question 30: ANSI Accredited Standards Committee X12 responsible for:
The Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) X12 is pleased to announce that GEFEG is contributing its EDIFIX(R) 6.0 CICA Editor for use in X12 standards development using ASC X12’s new framework, Context Inspired Component Architecture (CICA). The EDIFIX 6.0 CICA Editor is the first product on the market that enables users to generate CICA constructs and data models. 

Question 31: CVM on the credit card
 (also referred to as CVV2 or CID) is a method used to ensure that a credit card being used in a purchase is in the possession of its owner. We use the CVM to enhance the security of your ordering experience and help detect any fraudulent use of your card.

Question 32: Who develop SSL
 Netscape . Secure Sockets Layer, a protocoldeveloped by Netscape for transmitting private documents via the Internet. SSL uses a cryptographic system that uses two keys to encrypt data − a public key known to everyone and a private or secret key known only to the recipient of the message. Both Netscape Navigator and Internet Explorer support SSL, and many Web sites use the protocol to obtain confidential user information, such as credit card numbers. By convention, URLs that require an SSL connection start with https: instead of http



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