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The internet connects millions of computers together to form a massive network where people can connect and communicate with each other using computers as long as they have a connection to the internet. This is a starter quiz at PKTL for 11th and 10th grades on the internet and networks. Give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which one of the following is a search engine?

    • A.

      FIND

    • B.

      GOOGLE

    • C.

      MICROSOFT

    • D.

      COMPUTER SCIENCE

    Correct Answer
    B. GOOGLE
    Explanation
    Google is a search engine that allows users to search for information on the internet. It is a widely used search engine known for its comprehensive search results and user-friendly interface. Users can enter keywords or phrases into the search bar, and Google will display relevant websites, images, videos, and other content related to the search query. Google also offers additional features such as Google Maps, Google News, and Google Translate, making it a versatile tool for finding information online.

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  • 2. 

    What is a URL?

    • A.

      A computer software program

    • B.

      An acronym for Unlimited Resources for Learning

    • C.

      The address of a document or "page" on the World Wide Web

    • D.

      A type of UFO

    Correct Answer
    C. The address of a document or "page" on the World Wide Web
    Explanation
    A URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator and it is the address of a specific document or webpage on the World Wide Web. It is used to locate and access resources such as websites, webpages, images, videos, etc. The URL consists of different components such as the protocol (http, https), the domain name (example.com), and the path to the specific document or webpage (/page1.html). It is used by web browsers to navigate and retrieve information from the internet.

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  • 3. 

     What is the internet?

    • A.

      World Wide Web

    • B.

      URL

    • C.

      GSM and 3G

    • D.

      Computers that are all linked together in a network

    Correct Answer
    D. Computers that are all linked together in a network
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Computers that are all linked together in a network." This explanation suggests that the internet is a network of interconnected computers. It implies that the internet is not limited to just the World Wide Web, URLs, or specific technologies like GSM and 3G. Instead, it emphasizes the fundamental concept of computers being connected to each other to form the internet.

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  • 4. 

     What is a Browser?

    • A.

      An HTLM system

    • B.

      A software program that enables you to view www documents

    • C.

      Hierarchical scheme for indication logical and sometimes geographical venue of a web-page from the network

    • D.

      Proxy Server

    Correct Answer
    B. A software program that enables you to view www documents
    Explanation
    A browser is a software program that allows users to access and view documents on the World Wide Web (www). It provides a graphical interface for users to navigate through websites, display web pages, and interact with various web-based applications. Browsers interpret and render HTML code, allowing users to view text, images, videos, and other multimedia content on the internet. They also support features such as bookmarks, history, and tabbed browsing, enhancing the user experience while browsing the web.

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  • 5. 

    What does URL mean?

    • A.

      Universal Resource Locator also known as the address

    • B.

      An http

    • C.

      World wide web

    • D.

      A connector (RJ45 compatible with RJ11)

    Correct Answer
    A. Universal Resource Locator also known as the address
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Universal Resource Locator also known as the address." URL stands for Universal Resource Locator, which is a reference or address that is used to locate and access resources on the internet. It is commonly used to access web pages and other online content.

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  • 6. 

    What is the ISP?

    • A.

      Internet Service Provider

    • B.

      A definition of how computers interact with one another

    • C.

      Spiders

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Internet Service Provider
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Internet Service Provider." An ISP, or Internet Service Provider, is a company that provides access to the internet for individuals or organizations. They offer various types of internet connections, such as dial-up, broadband, or fiber optic, and typically charge a fee for their services. ISPs play a crucial role in enabling users to connect to the internet and access online services, websites, and other resources.

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  • 7. 

    What are spiders?

    • A.

      Computer robot programs used by search engines to run the www via the internet

    • B.

      Computer system that you can log into over the internet

    • C.

      Insects that live around computers

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Computer robot programs used by search engines to run the www via the internet
    Explanation
    Spiders, in the context of the question, refer to computer robot programs used by search engines to run the World Wide Web (www) via the internet. These spiders, also known as web crawlers or web spiders, systematically browse and index web pages, collecting information to be stored in the search engine's database. They play a crucial role in making websites discoverable and searchable by users.

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  • 8. 

    The Internet was originally developed by ...

    • A.

      Computer hackers

    • B.

      A corporation

    • C.

      The U.S. Department of Defense

    • D.

      The University of Michigan

    Correct Answer
    C. The U.S. Department of Defense
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the U.S. Department of Defense. The Internet was initially created by the U.S. Department of Defense as a means of communication and sharing information among their research institutions and military organizations. It was developed in the 1960s as a network called ARPANET, which later evolved into the modern-day Internet.

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  • 9. 

    LAN stands for ...

    • A.

      Local Air Nike

    • B.

      Local Area Network

    • C.

      Localized Area Newark

    • D.

      Local Apple Nintendo

    Correct Answer
    B. Local Area Network
    Explanation
    LAN stands for Local Area Network. A LAN is a computer network that connects devices within a limited area, such as a home, office, or building. It allows for the sharing of resources, such as files and printers, and enables communication between devices on the network. The term "local" refers to the limited geographical area covered by the network, while "area network" refers to the interconnection of devices within that area.

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  • 10. 

    HTTP, FTP, UDP, TCP are ...

    • A.

      Protocols

    • B.

      Proverbs

    • C.

      Prefixes

    • D.

      Providers

    Correct Answer
    A. Protocols
    Explanation
    HTTP, FTP, UDP, and TCP are all examples of protocols. A protocol is a set of rules and guidelines that govern the way data is transmitted and received over a network. These protocols define how data is formatted, addressed, transmitted, and received, ensuring that devices can communicate with each other effectively. HTTP is used for transmitting web pages, FTP is used for file transfers, UDP is a connectionless protocol often used for streaming and real-time communication, and TCP is a connection-oriented protocol used for reliable data transmission. Therefore, the correct answer is protocols.

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