History Of Internet

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  • 1. 
    Is [your statement here] true or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
        The Internet is controlled by one big computer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Check the correct Answers - Identify major requirements for an internet connection   
    • A. 

      Personal computer

    • B. 

      Fax machine

    • C. 

      Modem

    • D. 

      Printer

    • E. 

      ISP

  • 4. 
    Bandwidth is : Tick the correct Answer.
    • A. 

      The amount of data that is saved in a computer

    • B. 

      The amount of data being sent through a network.

    • C. 

      The number of cables that are connected to a computer

    • D. 

      The amount of electricity that goes through a cable to a computer.

  • 5. 
    The forerunner of today's internet was created by the Department of Defense in 1969 and was called:
    • A. 

      NSFNET

    • B. 

      ARPANET

    • C. 

      WORLDNET

    • D. 

      IEFT

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

      World Wacky Web

    • B. 

      Wide World Wumpus

    • C. 

      World Wide Web

    • D. 

      Wide World of Why?

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      NSFNET

    • B. 

      ARPANET

    • C. 

      WORLDNET

    • D. 

      IETF

  • 8. 
    The Worldwide Web was launched in what year?
    • A. 

      1989

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1992

  • 9. 
    When Private companies developed the ability to handle the networking needs of the people, NSFNET shut down its operations in favor of companies like Sprint and AT&T. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Packet

  • 11. 
    A typical home computer, which cannot connect directly to the internet, is often known as what type of computer?
    • A. 

      Server

    • B. 

      Client

    • C. 

      Packer

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A search engine

    • B. 

      An IP Address

    • C. 

      A web browser

    • D. 

      An Internet Service Provider

  • 13. 
    Routers direct the flow of data around the internet. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The common name for 802.llb is hi fi and it was launched in 1998. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    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

  • 16. 
    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.

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      HTML

    • B. 

      HTTP

    • C. 

      FTP

    • D. 

      TCP/IP

  • 18. 
    What government agency was responsable for creating the predecessor to the internet.
    • A. 

      DARPA

    • B. 

      W3C

    • C. 

      BBN

    • D. 

      MIT

  • 19. 
    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

  • 20. 
    What is ARAPANET more commonly known as today?
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      World wide web

    • C. 

      Orangutan

    • D. 

      IRC relay chat

  • 21. 
    Subnetworks on the Internet use a specific digital language called ___________. 
    • A. 

      Binary

    • B. 

      Hypertext

    • C. 

      IM

    • D. 

      A protocol

  • 22. 
    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

  • 23. 
    A part of the World Wide Web is __________.  
    • A. 

      Your computer

    • B. 

      Web browsers

    • C. 

      Servers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    What do you need to access the World Wide Web?
    • A. 

      Firefox

    • B. 

      A web browser

    • C. 

      A computer

    • D. 

      Netscape Navigator

  • 25. 
    The Internet is really a combination of
    • A. 

      Websites

    • B. 

      Cool pictures

    • C. 

      Subnetworks

    • D. 

      protocols

  • 26. 
    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

  • 27. 
    The documents on the Internet are stored on
    • A. 

      Servers

    • B. 

      Floppy disks

    • C. 

      Memory sticks

    • D. 

      the internet

  • 28. 
    What country launched ARAPA?
    • A. 

      Iceland

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      United States

  • 29. 
    Which college or university was one of the first four operating locations of ARAPANET?
    • A. 

      UCSD

    • B. 

      FIDM

    • C. 

      Stanford

    • D. 

      UCI

  • 30. 
    What does HTTP stand for
    • A. 

      Hypertransfer Test Prototype

    • B. 

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol

    • C. 

      Hot Tasty Tomato Pizza

    • D. 

      Hiptext Transper Proto

  • 31. 
    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

  • 32. 
     URL stands for:
    • A. 

      Ultra Really Loser

    • B. 

      Universal Re Locater

    • C. 

      Uniform Reading Locator

    • D. 

      Uniform Research Locator

  • 33. 
    Which of the following is not a protocol?
    • A. 

      Instant messaging

    • B. 

      Cellphone

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      Blogs

  • 34. 
    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

  • 35. 
    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

  • 36. 
      Which came first?
    • A. 

      DARPA

    • B. 

      ARPA

    • C. 

      IP/TCP

    • D. 

      AOL