A History Of The Computer: Network Lesson 5 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the original name of the concept of linking a large numbers of users to a single computer via remote terminals.
    • A. 

      Networking

    • B. 

      Timesharing

    • C. 

      Internet

    • D. 

      Telenet

  • 2. 
    Who developed the basic ideas of the internet?
    • A. 

      MIT

    • B. 

      Paul Baran

    • C. 

      Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf

    • D. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

  • 3. 
    When did the first public packet-switched network open?
    • A. 

      1973

    • B. 

      1974

    • C. 

      1979

    • D. 

      1982

  • 4. 
    The USENET was established using a UUCP link to connect which two universities?
    • A. 

      MIT and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    • B. 

      Duke University and University of Essex

    • C. 

      University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University

    • D. 

      MIT and University of Essex

  • 5. 
    What is TCP/IP?
    • A. 

      Transmission Control Protocol and Internet Protocol

    • B. 

      Transmission Control Protocol and Inter-mail Protocol

    • C. 

      Transmission Clutch Protocol and Internet Protocol

    • D. 

      Transcontinental Control Protocol and International Protocol

  • 6. 
    Who developed the World Wide Web?
    • A. 

      MIT

    • B. 

      Paul Baran

    • C. 

      Bob Kahn and Vint Cerf

    • D. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

  • 7. 
    Who released the first web server?
    • A. 

      CERN

    • B. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • C. 

      1982

    • D. 

      1991

  • 8. 
    What was The Internet 1996 World Exposition?
    • A. 

      The grand opening of the Internet

    • B. 

      The first year the Internet was available on every continent

    • C. 

      The first World's Fair to be held on the internet

    • D. 

      The main U.S. Internet backbone traffic begins routing through commercial providers

  • 9. 
    Which continent has the least amount of Internet connectivity?
    • A. 

      South America

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      Asia

    • D. 

      Europe

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