IT's All About History Of The Web And Internet

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History Of The Internet Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess what you have learned about the history of the web and the internet. The quiz is open notes and open web, but remember, you don't want to spend ALL of your time doing research! I gave you 45 minutes to complete the quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What initiated USA's desire to start researching and developing new technology?
    • A. 

      Launching of McDonalds

    • B. 

      Launching of Sputnik

    • C. 

      Launching of Apollo 11

    • D. 

      Launching of of nuclear weapons by Russia

  • 2. 
    What is ARAPANET more commonly known as today?
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      World wide web

    • C. 

      Orangutan

    • D. 

      IRC relay chat

  • 3. 
    Subnetworks on the Internet use a specific digital language called ___________. 
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Hypertext

    • C. 

      IM

    • D. 

      A protocol

  • 4. 
    The URL ___________.  
    • A. 

      Makes web pages appear like magic

    • B. 

      Takes someone to the wrong page

    • C. 

      Makes life very hard because it's a bunch of number and is very long

    • D. 

      Identifies the location of an electronic file

  • 5. 
    A part of the World Wide Web is __________.  
    • A. 

      Your computer

    • B. 

      Web browsers

    • C. 

      Servers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What do you need to access the World Wide Web?
    • A. 

      Firefox

    • B. 

      A web browser

    • C. 

      A computer

    • D. 

      Netscape Navigator

  • 7. 
    The Internet is really a combination of
    • A. 

      Websites

    • B. 

      Cool pictures

    • C. 

      Subnetworks

    • D. 

      protocols

  • 8. 
    Who owns the Internet?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Everyone

    • C. 

      No one

    • D. 

      Organizations, corporations, governments, schools, private citizens and service providers who all own pieces of it

  • 9. 
    The documents on the Internet are stored on
    • A. 

      Servers

    • B. 

      Floppy disks

    • C. 

      Memory sticks

    • D. 

      the internet

  • 10. 
    What is NOT a subnetwork of the internet?
    • A. 

      WWW

    • B. 

      email

    • C. 

      KFC

    • D. 

      IRC

  • 11. 
    What country launched ARAPA?
    • A. 

      Iceland

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      United States

  • 12. 
    Who created the World Wide Web as we know it?
    • A. 

      Marc Anderseen

    • B. 

      Tim Berners Lee

    • C. 

      Apple Company

    • D. 

      Brad Pitt

  • 13. 
    Which college or university was one of the first four operating locations of ARAPANET?
    • A. 

      UCSD

    • B. 

      FIDM

    • C. 

      Stanford

    • D. 

      UCI

  • 14. 
    What does HTTP stand for
    • A. 

      Hypertransfer Test Prototype

    • B. 

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol

    • C. 

      Hot Tasty Tomato Pizza

    • D. 

      Hiptext Transper Proto

  • 15. 
    Pick term that best defines the following: A massive public broadcast medium. It is the largest and most popular subnetwork.
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Web

    • C. 

      Computer

    • D. 

      Mouse

  • 16. 
     URL stands for:
    • A. 

      Ultra Really Loser

    • B. 

      Universal Re Locater

    • C. 

      Uniform Reading Locator

    • D. 

      Uniform Research Locator

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not a protocol?
    • A. 

      Instant messaging

    • B. 

      Cellphone

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      Blogs

  • 18. 
    What is the difference of the web and the internet?
    • A. 

      The web is only for spiders, the internet is for humans

    • B. 

      The internet connects computers together globally, the web is a way of accessing information over the internet

    • C. 

      The internet uses http protocol, the web is used for email and instant messanging

    • D. 

      The internet utilizes browsers to access web pages, the web connects networks to other networks

  • 19. 
    A web page is:
    • A. 

      An article for spiders

    • B. 

      An electronic document written in HTML

    • C. 

      An electronic computer program

    • D. 

      An article written in binary code

  • 20. 
    In Turkish the @ symbol is commonly called "kulak", which means what?
    • A. 

      Referee

    • B. 

      The wiggling worm-like character

    • C. 

      Ear

    • D. 

      At

  • 21. 
    When did the World Wide Web start? a
    • A. 

      In the 1960’s as a network connecting the computers of the US military

    • B. 

      It is quick

    • C. 

      In the 1970’s after the arrival of the microprocessor

    • D. 

      After the 10th president died

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 22. 
    What is a browser? a.
    • A. 

      a data compression method

    • B. 

      Enables you to create a kind of private chat room

    • C. 

      helps you look for things

    • D. 

      a software application used to locate and display Web pages

  • 23. 
      Which came first?
    • A. 

      DARPA

    • B. 

      ARPA

    • C. 

      IP/TCP

    • D. 

      AOL

  • 24. 
    Please explain why the internet and the web are not the same thing. Please be brief!