Elance RSS Test Answers



What is the objective of web syndication formats such as RSS?

RSS aims to create a massive advertising platform.
The objective is to slowly introduce information that allows websites to join into a growing network.
RSS' objective is to channel web traffic for the benefit of its owners.
The goal is to deliver web feeds that keep other sites informed about website updates.

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child elements is used to specify a text input field that should be displayed with the feed?

input
userInput
textInput
text

 

 

Which of the following is TRUE about RSS?

It is a way to easily distribute a list of headlines, update notices, and sometimes content to a wide number of people
RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication"
It is used by computer programs that organize those headlines and notices for easy reading
All of the given options are correct

 

 

What three elements are required in an RSS file?

Title, link, summary
Time, link, description.
Title, link, dedication.
Title, link, description.

 

 

Which of the following is NOT a valid element in a RSS document?

<channel>
<description>
<link>
<host>

 

 

If you wanted your cache time to be one hour, how would this be denoted?

t60
<ttl>60</ttl>
60min
1hr

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child element is used to define the last-modified date of the content of the feed?

lastBuildDate
pubDate
docs
generator

 

 

When enclosing a url, what format must it be in?

xtp
http
xtml
smtp

 

 

RSS feed is represented in which of the following formats?

XML
DHTML
JSON
HTML

 

 

Which of the following is TRUE about a RSS document?

All of the given options are correct
Elements are case sensitive
All elements must have a closing tag
Elements must be properly nested

 

 

Which of the following elements is used by RSS aggregators to group feeds ?

description
docs
generator
category

 

 

Should the name of your website and RSS file be the same?

Yes.
No. RSS will suffer from performance issues.
No, they will conflict with each other.
No. It will cause RSS to crash.

 

 

Which of the following is not a VALID child element of <channel> element in a RSS document?

rss
description
link
title

 

 

Which of the following element in RSS documents has the RSS version property?

<channel>
<rss>
<host>
<link>

 

 

Which of the following child elements is used to specify a category for a feed?

link
category
channel
title

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child element is used to describe the channel?

description
title
generator
docs

 

 

Which of the following is TRUE about following RSS document : <item>     <title>Smarterer RSS</title>     <link>http://www.smarterer.com/rss</link>     <description>Smarterer RSS Feed</description>     <pubDate>Thu, 27 Aug 2011</pubDate>   </item>

The item was created on Thu, 27 Aug 2011
The item was deleted on Thu, 27 Aug 2011
The item was last modified on Thu, 27 Aug 2011
The item was last published on Thu, 27 Aug 2011

 

 

Which of the following <channel> element is a REQUIRED element?

category
lastBuildDate
title
docs

 

 

Which of the following is an example of the proper usage of the sub-element, <category>?

<category>Pink</category>Floyd
<category>Pink Floyd</category>
Pink<category>Pink Floyd</category>Floyd
<cat>Pink Floyd</cat>

 

 

Which of the following represents a list of notification from a website?

RSS aggregators
RSS Readers
RSS Channels
RSS Feeds

 

 

Which of the following is TRUE about the following : <enclosure url="http://www.smarterer.com/rss/rss.mp3" length="7000" type="audio/mpeg" />

Length of the media file is 7000 MB
Length of the media file is 7000 kB
Length of the media file is 7000 bytes
Length of the media file is 7000 GB

 

 

“ttl” means “time to live”, or the number of minutes a channel will?

Allow subscriptions.
Stay online.
Be cached before refreshing.
Remain active.

 

 

Which of the following is a valid syntax for writing comments in a RSS document?

<-- This is an RSS comment --!>
<!- This is an RSS comment ->
<-- This is an RSS comment -->
<!-- This is an RSS comment -->

 

 

If you used the element, “managingEditor”, what information would be provided?

The address of your managing editor.
The email contact for your developer.
Email contact for your editorial content manager.
The email contact for your webmaster.

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child element is used to specify the hours where aggregators should skip updating the feed?

skip
skipDays
skipHours
skipHour

 

 

What does the “ttl” acronym mean?

Total to load.
Time to leave.
Time to live.
Time to load.

 

 

In your RSS feed, you want to include the last date that the content on the channel changed. What element do you use?

firstBuildDate
BuildDate
lastDateBuilt
lastBuildDate

 

 

What does the domain attribute identify?

The kind of metadata attributed to the website.
The websites category followed by its domain.
The websites source code.
The websites domain, followed by its category.

 

 

What is the <cloud> sub-element responsible for?

Specifying a web service that supports the rssCloud interface.
Indicating an advertisement for cloud hosting.
Sending the RSS feed through a cloud network.
Piping a cloud network across the RSS feed.

 

 

Which of the following automatically access the RSS feeds of websites and organize the results ?

RSS Channels
RSS Readers
RSS aggregators
RSS aggregators, RSS Channels and RSS Readers

 

 

Is <image> an optional sub-element of <channel>?

No.
<channel> does not allow sub-elements.
Yes.
No. <channel> is a sub-element of <image>

 

 

PICS is an acronym meaning what?

Images
Pictures.
Platform for Image Content System
Platform for Internet Content Selection

 

 

Which of the following is not a sub-element of the <textInput> sub-element?

<description>
<name>
<time>
<title>

 

 

Are you limited in the number of category elements you can include in this sub-element?

Yes. You can only use 100.
Yes. You can use up to 10.
No, but there is a minimum of 10.
No.

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child elements is used to specify the days where aggregators should skip updating the feed?

skipDay
skip
skipDays
skipHours

 

 

What is RSS a dialect of, and what specifications must it conform to?

XML and XML 1.0 specification.
XTML and NTFS
HTML and XML
XML and XML 5.0

 

 

Which of the following is a root element of a RSS Document?

channel
rss
xml
item

 

 

The type attribute describes what?

The metadata.
The type of metadata.
The MIME type.
The code type.

 

 

Which of the following is not a VALID child element of <image> element in a RSS document?

title
link
url
category

 

 

Which of the following is the correct way to code a string to cite a source?

<link="http://www.tomalak.org/links2.xml">Tomalak's Realm</link>
<source url="http://www.tomalak.org/links2.xml">Tomalak's Realm</source>
<url="http://www.tomalak.org/links2.xml">Tomalak's Realm</url>
<src="http://www.tomalak.org/links2.xml">Tomalak's Realm</src>

 

 

Which of the following is FALSE?

RSS is based on a Web Standard
About 25 % use RSS 1.0
The last 25 % is split between RSS 0.9x versions and RSS 2.0
About 50 % of all RSS feeds use RSS 0.91

 

 

Which of the following is not a VALID value of <language> in a RSS document?

en-US
en
navajo
en-cockney

 

 

Which of the following is TRUE about following RSS document : <item>     <title>Smarterer RSS</title>     <link>http://www.smarterer.com/rss</link>     <description>Smarterer RSS Feed</description>     <lastBuildDate>Thu, 27 Aug 2011</lastBuildDate> </item>

The item was last modified on Thu, 27 Aug 2011
The item was created on Thu, 27 Aug 2011
The item was deleted on Thu, 27 Aug 2011
The item was last published on Thu, 27 Aug 2011

 

 

RSS is an acronym meaning?

Really Simple Syndication
Rarely Simple Syndication.
Relatively Simple Syndication.
Really Smart Syndication

 

 

If you need to display an image in your feed, what element do you use?

jpg
picture
image
img

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child elements is used to define the hyperlink of the channel?

webmaster
channelLink
link
hyperlink

 

 

What is a benefit gained by including the <ttl> sub-element?

Cache time is eliminated.
Cache time is expanded.
Cache time is limited.
RSS sources can be managed by a file-sharing network.

 

 

The <cloud> element allows processes to register with a cloud to be notified of updates to the channel. This implements what?

A method to systematically update images on your RSS feed.
A lightweight publish-subscribe protocol for RSS feeds.
A method of continually uploading your content to a cloud network.
A publish-subscribe shareware network.

 

 

What call do you use to register with a cloud to be notified of updates?

myCloud.rssPlease
myCloud.rssPleaseNotify
cloudRSSplease
rssCloudPlease

 

 

What are the three required attributes of <category>?

url, length, and context.
url, length, and type.
url, quality, and type.
file, length, and type.

 

 

Which of the following is not a VALID child element of <item> element in a RSS document?

channel
link
description
title

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child elements defines the number of minutes that indicate how long a channel can be cached before refreshing from the source?

timeToLive
ttl
refreshRate
minutes

 

 

What is its one required attribute, url, responsible for?

Linking directly to the unchanged source.
Linking to an encapsulated version of the source.
Linking to the XMLization of the source.
Linking to an encrypted version of the source.

 

 

Which of the following child element allows a media-file to be included with an item?

media
attachment
include
enclosure

 

 

Which of the following <item> child element is used to define a unique identifier for the item?

guid
uuid
uid
gid

 

 

What does the sub-element <guid> mean, and what is its function?

Globally unique item, and it continually changes the item itself to keep it unique.
Globally unique item, and it constantly changes the item to keep it unique.
Globally unique identifier, and it uniquely identifies the item.
Globally unique item, and it spreads the item across all RSS feeds.

 

 

The optional sub-element <textInput> requires how many sub-elements?

Four
Five
One
Two

 

 

A text input box would need what element to show up in your RSS feed?

txt
inputText
text
textInput

 

 

Which of the following <item> element is a REQUIRED element?

source
link
category
author

 

 

What element would you use to include the item synopsis?

iSynopsis
iDescription
description
synopsis

 

 

In the following excerpt of a RSS document, what does the value to <ttl> signify : <channel>   <title>Test Home Page</title>   <link>http://www.myrssfeed.com</link>   <description>Sample RSS Feed</description>   <ttl>60</ttl>

The feed can stay cached for 60 days before getting refreshed
The feed can stay cached for 60 sec (1 min) before getting refreshed
The feed can stay cached for 60 hours before getting refreshed
The feed can stay cached for 60 min before getting refreshed

 

 

For your aggregator to skip every-other-weekday, and Sunday, what sub-elements must be included under the skipDays element?

2, 3, 5, 1
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
M, W, F, S
Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun

 

 

Which of the following is not a VALID <enclosure> attribute?

url
type
description
length

 

 

If you used the element, “enclosure”, what would you be attaching to the item?

An element object.
A data object.
A workspace object.
A media object.

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child element is used to define the last-publication date of the content of the feed ?

pubDate
lastBuildDate
generator
docs

 

 

Which of the following <item> child element is used to specifies a third-party source for the item?

source
include
external
thirdParty

 

 

What is the purpose of the <source> sub-element?

It provides a link to the source of the RSS coding.
It supplies a link to the source material.
It provides a link to show the source code of the item.
It is citing sources to give credit where it is due.

 

 

Is PICS still current? If not, what has it been replaced with?

Yes. It was updated this year.
No. It was not replaced with anything.
No. The Protocol of Wireless Directives Emerging Resources (POWDER)
No. The Protocol for Web Description Resources (POWDER).

 

 

Which of the followingis not a VALID child element of <textInput>?

name
link
description
text

 

 

What separators are used when coding the string for the sub-element, <category>?

Backward-slash.
Semi-colon.
Forward-slash.
Hyphen

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child element is used to define the e-mail address to the webmaster of the feed?

webmaster
email
webMaster
managingEditor

 

 

What element would people use to refer to your services?

Description
Name
Title.
Link

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child element is used to define the e-mail address to the editor of the content of the feed?

managingEditor
editor
email
webMaster

 

 

Which of the following is a VALID <guid> element attribute?

isPermaLink
id
uuid
uid

 

 

Which of the following <channel> child element is used to register processes to be notified immediately of updates of the feed?

docs
title
generator
cloud

 

 

What does <url> link to?

An image that represents the channel.
A link to a website only.
A channel that represents an image.
It doesn't link to anything.

 

 

How many required and optional sub-elements does <channel> contain?

Two.
Five.
Four.
Three.

 

 

If you want to give credit to the program used to build the channel, what element should you use?

source
generator
author
credit

 

 

What type of script is responsible for processing text input requests?

MCI
TXT
CGI
PHP

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