Advanced Quiz On The World Wide Web

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Advanced Quiz On The World Wide Web - Quiz

The world wide web is shortened as WWW. It provides accessibility to a vast range of information and remote activities. This information can be accessed irrespective of your location. So if you are ready to measure how much you know about the World Wide Web, find out with these ten questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What short name is associated with the World Wide Web?

    • A.

      Internet

    • B.

      Web

    • C.

      Network

    • D.

      Google

    Correct Answer
    B. Web
    Explanation
    The short name associated with the World Wide Web is "Web". The World Wide Web is a system of interconnected hypertext documents accessed via the internet. It is commonly referred to as the "Web" because it allows users to navigate between different websites by clicking on hyperlinks.

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  • 2. 

    What is the best classification to give the WWW? 

    • A.

      Laid site

    • B.

      Programmed pages

    • C.

      Readable documents

    • D.

      Information space

    Correct Answer
    D. Information space
    Explanation
    The best classification to give the WWW is "Information space" because it accurately describes the nature of the World Wide Web. The WWW is a vast network of interconnected documents and resources that provide information on a wide range of topics. It is not limited to just laid sites, programmed pages, or readable documents, but encompasses all of these and more. Therefore, "Information space" is the most comprehensive and appropriate classification for the WWW.

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  • 3. 

    What is the specific medium through which you have access to the WWW? 

    • A.

      Service provider

    • B.

      Internet 

    • C.

      Mobile phone

    • D.

      Data access

    Correct Answer
    B. Internet 
    Explanation
    The specific medium through which you have access to the World Wide Web is the internet.

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  • 4. 

    Who is Tim Berners-Lee? He...

    • A.

      Invented the WWW

    • B.

      Invented the first web browser

    • C.

      Invented the Internet

    • D.

      Invented web pages

    Correct Answer
    B. Invented the first web browser
    Explanation
    Tim Berners-Lee is known for inventing the World Wide Web (WWW), not the Internet itself. While he did invent the first web browser called WorldWideWeb, it is important to note that the invention of web pages was a result of his creation of the WWW and the first web browser.

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  • 5. 

    When you visit the World Wide Web, what is the name of the page that opens?

    • A.

      Web page

    • B.

      Landing page

    • C.

      Layout page

    • D.

      Data page

    Correct Answer
    A. Web page
    Explanation
    When you visit the World Wide Web, the page that opens is commonly referred to as a "web page". This is the basic unit of information on the internet, consisting of text, images, and other multimedia elements. It is the primary medium through which content is displayed and accessed on the internet.

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  • 6. 

    What is a group of pages with a common theme and domain name?

    • A.

      Internet

    • B.

      Website

    • C.

      Web

    • D.

      Web browser

    Correct Answer
    B. Website
    Explanation
    A website is a collection of web pages that are related to each other and have a common theme and domain name. It is a platform where individuals, organizations, or businesses can share information, provide services, or sell products online. Websites can range from simple static pages to complex dynamic sites with interactive features. They are accessed through web browsers and are an integral part of the internet, serving as a means of communication and information dissemination.

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  • 7. 

    What was the name of the computer used for the development of the World Wide Web?

    • A.

      NeXT

    • B.

      Window X

    • C.

      Jupiter

    • D.

      Asha

    Correct Answer
    A. NeXT
    Explanation
    The correct answer is NeXT. The NeXT computer was used for the development of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee at CERN in the late 1980s and early 1990s. This computer had advanced features and capabilities that made it suitable for creating and testing the web technologies that are now widely used.

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  • 8. 

    What does URL mean as developed by the creator of the WWW?

    • A.

      Uninterrupted Real Layout

    • B.

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • C.

      Unidentified Research Load

    • D.

      Uninterrupted Realm Largesse

    Correct Answer
    B. Uniform Resource Locator
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Uniform Resource Locator." A URL, developed by the creator of the World Wide Web, refers to the address of a resource on the internet. It is a standardized way to locate and access web pages, files, and other resources on the internet.

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  • 9. 

    What does HTTP stand for?

    • A.

      Hyperlink Text Transfer Platform

    • B.

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol

    • C.

      Hyperlink Text Transfer Process

    • D.

      Hypertext Text Protocol

    Correct Answer
    B. Hypertext Transfer Protocol
    Explanation
    HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol. It is the protocol used for transferring hypertext documents, such as HTML files, on the World Wide Web. It defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and how servers and browsers should respond to various commands. This protocol allows for the retrieval and display of web pages and other resources, such as images and videos, through the use of URLs.

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  • 10. 

    What is the name of the predecessor of the WWW?

    • A.

      Hypercad

    • B.

      Dennis software

    • C.

      Orange search

    • D.

      Home

    Correct Answer
    A. Hypercad
    Explanation
    Hypercad is suggested as the predecessor of the World Wide Web (WWW). This implies that Hypercad existed before the WWW and potentially laid the foundation or influenced the development of the WWW. However, without further context or information, it is difficult to provide a comprehensive explanation.

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