Internet History Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What company was the first one which invented the first iPad?
    • A. 

      Toshiba

    • B. 

      Motorola

    • C. 

      Apple

  • 2. 
    Since when was the computer available not only for the government but also for business?
    • A. 

      1937

    • B. 

      1951

    • C. 

      1970

  • 3. 
    Who was the founder of Microsoft Windows company?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Larry Page

    • C. 

      Steve Jobs

  • 4. 
    What was the first emotion which was sent electronically and who had invented  it?
    • A. 

      :-) Skot Fehlmann

    • B. 

      :-( Michel Moonuer

    • C. 

      :* Jack Dallas

  • 5. 
    What is the main problem of the internet?
    • A. 

      Bank robbery

    • B. 

      Programme virus

    • C. 

      Internet terrorism

  • 6. 
    What does WWW stand for?
    • A. 

      World Wide Web

    • B. 

      World Weather Watch

    • C. 

      Wild Wild West

    • D. 

      World Without Windows

  • 7. 
    Why did the National Science Foundation establish five super computing centers in 1986?
    • A. 

      In order to keep the net growing

    • B. 

      To make the connections faster

    • C. 

      To manage the NSFnet backbone

    • D. 

      To sign a cooperative agreement with Merit Network

  • 8. 
    When did interest in and use of the World Wide Web explode?
    • A. 

      After NSF signed a cooperative agreement with Merit Network

    • B. 

      After the National Research and Education Network (NREN) was founded

    • C. 

      After the release of the Mosaic Web browser in 1993 and Netscape in 1994

    • D. 

      After NSFnet reverted back to being a research network

  • 9. 
    What is also known as the “Information Superhighway”?
    • A. 

      National Information Infrastructure

    • B. 

      The presidential administration

    • C. 

      NFSnet

    • D. 

      Netscape

  • 10. 
    Who is the founder of Google?
    • A. 

      Sergey Brin

    • B. 

      Larry Page

    • C. 

      Sergey Brin & Larry Page

  • 11. 
    What year was the internet first used by the public?
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1979

  • 12. 
    What was the original name of the Internet?
    • A. 

      ALFANET

    • B. 

      ARPANET

    • C. 

      AQUANET

  • 13. 
    When was the Internet invented?
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1989

  • 14. 
    Who developed an e-mail and when?
    • A. 

      Ray Tomlinson in 1971

    • B. 

      Jim Ellis in 1970

    • C. 

      Tim Berners – Lee and Ray Tomlinson in 1971

  • 15. 
    Which video sharing website was creted by three former Paypal employees?
    • A. 

      Vimeo

    • B. 

      Metacafe

    • C. 

      Youtube

  • 16. 
    Which was the first artifical Earth satellite?
    • A. 

      NASA

    • B. 

      Sputnik

    • C. 

      Virgin

  • 17. 
    What is a name of a free open-content, community created encyclopedia website?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Wikipedia

    • C. 

      IEP

  • 18. 
    Who was the first to offer the first elaborated concept of computer network?
    • A. 

      Leonard Klainrok

    • B. 

      Joseph C.R. Licklider

    • C. 

      Larry Roberts

  • 19. 
    When did  one of the first home pages  in Latvia appear?
    • A. 

      May 26th, 1995

    • B. 

      June 1st, 1995

    • C. 

      July 15th, 1995

  • 20. 
    What was the subject of one of the first biggest correspondence forms?
    • A. 

      Fans of fauna

    • B. 

      Workers of computer systems

    • C. 

      Fans of science fiction

  • 21. 
    When did the history of the Internet begin?
    • A. 

      With the development of electronic computers

    • B. 

      In the 1950

    • C. 

      In the 1960

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Size of an entire room

    • B. 

      Size of a car

    • C. 

      Size of a room

  • 23. 
    Who was the first national commercial online service to offer Internet access to its subscribers? When did it open up full Internet service?
    • A. 

      MSN, August 1992

    • B. 

      Delphi, July 1992

    • C. 

      Delphi, November 1992

  • 24. 
    When was DARPA ( Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) contracts signed  with BBN ( bolt, Beranek & Newman) to create ARPAnet?
    • A. 

      1978

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1968

  • 25. 
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      7

  • 26. 
    • A. 

      97

    • B. 

      110

    • C. 

      111

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Over 100 Million Hosts

    • B. 

      Over 150 Million Hosts

    • C. 

      Over 200 Million Hosts

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      The father of Modern Information Theory

    • B. 

      Co- inventor of the silicon microchip

    • C. 

      He wrote the first visionary description of the potential use for IT

  • 29. 
    • A. 

      Developed the idea of a universal network

    • B. 

      He directs the W3 Consortium

    • C. 

      The father of Modern Information Theory

    • D. 

      Answer option 4

  • 30. 
    • A. 

      38

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      4