Blog         FAQ      

  Home > CIW > CIW Foundation > Practice Question 10

   CIW™ Foundations Exam Practice Questions

Cookie and it's Purpose


Home                              Previous        

Q10. What is the purpose of a cookie that gets downloaded on to the clients computers, if enabled on a web browser?

A. A cookie is an executable program that runs on your computer.

B. A cookie is a plain text file that sends out client information to the corresponding Web server when enquired.

C. A cookie is a virus that need to be prevented from loading on the computer.

D. A cookie is a .dll program used for identifying the client computer.


  Correct Answer: B



A cookie is a plain text file that sends out client information to the corresponding Web server, usually when the client makes a visit to the Web server. Disabling Cookies may result in improperly loaded Web pages.

Below is the content of a typical cookie. This one is from the Hotmail service and has the filename jss@hotmail.msn.txt (.txt is the standard filename extension for text files):

HMP1 1 0 1715191808 32107852 1236821008 29449527 *

The codes will only make sense to Microsoft's MSN Hotmail servers.


Up          Previous        

Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2000-2019 All rights reserved

Website design by

Disclaimer: All Simulation Exams practice tests, study guides and/or material are neither sponsored by, nor endorsed by, nor affiliated with Prosoft® or any other company. All trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners and duly  acknowledged.CIW™ is a trade mark of Prosoft®. The practice tests material is a copyright of and the same is not approved or endorsed by respective certifying bodies. Thank-you for your interest in Simulation Exams. Please see read me file before you download, install, and/or use any software from  For any information or questions regarding this Website, please e-mail webmaster at