Let's Learn About History Of The Internet

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A few quiz question to see if you were listening to the lectures on the History of the Internet


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who invented the World Wide Web, HTML, and HTTP? Hint: He worked in Switzerland, and he started the W3C (WWW Consortium)
    • A. 

      Vinton Cerf

    • B. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • C. 

      Marc Andreessen

    • D. 

      JCR Licklider

  • 2. 
    What is the Internet?
    • A. 

      A large network of smaller networks

    • B. 

      The World Wide Web

    • C. 

      The ARPANet

    • D. 

      A browser

  • 3. 
    What world events motivated the development of the decentralized interconnected network called the Internet?
    • A. 

      Colleges on the East and West coast were not satisfied with talking on telephones.

    • B. 

      International trading was slowing down.

    • C. 

      The cold war and the threat of a nuclear attack.

    • D. 

      Physicists needed a better way to share ideas.

  • 4. 
    When did Vannevar Bush have his visionary ideas about a Memex machine that helped inspire the creation of the internet?
    • A. 

      1940s

    • B. 

      1950s

    • C. 

      1970s

    • D. 

      1990s

  • 5. 
    What is the name of the protocol that all machines must follow to connect to the internet? Hint: Vinton Cerf created it.
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      TCP/IP

  • 6. 
    What government agency was responsable for creating the predecessor to the internet.
    • A. 

      DARPA

    • B. 

      W3C

    • C. 

      BBN

    • D. 

      MIT

  • 7. 
    Which college, that dominates in college football every year, was a crutial node in connecting the east and west coast networks?
    • A. 

      UCLA

    • B. 

      MIT

    • C. 

      U of U

    • D. 

      Stanford

  • 8. 
    HTML stands for Hyper-text Markup Language. What is Hyper-text?
    • A. 

      Links

    • B. 

      Animated Text

    • C. 

      Short words

    • D. 

      Text in all CAPS

  • 9. 
    Who invented the internet browswer used to view HTML pages?
    • A. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • B. 

      Marc Andreessen

    • C. 

      Vinton Cerf

    • D. 

      JCR Licklider

  • 10. 
    What year was the United States first "connected"?
    • A. 

      The 1840s

    • B. 

      The 1940s

    • C. 

      The 1990s

    • D. 

      2002

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