Internet Basics - By Dan Sacapano

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Internet Quizzes & Trivia

Internet basics for the new user or subscriber to help make sense of it all. Learn: Computer Network Hieracrchy; The Function of an Internet Router; What is an Internet Backbone; Internet Protocol and more. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Internet is essentially a global collection of ___________, both big and small.
    • A. 

      Servers and computers

    • B. 

      Networks

    • C. 

      Service providers

    • D. 

      Routers

  • 2. 
    The Internet is essentially a global collection of networks, both big and small.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    It is a global collection of router clusters, both big and small.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    These networks connect together in many different ways to form the single entity that we know as the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Internet began in ________.
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1976

  • 6. 
    The Internet Society, an eclectic techno group established in 1992, oversees the formation of the policies and protocols that define how we use and interact with the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Internet Society, a non-profit group established in 1982, oversees the formation of the policies and protocols that define how we use and interact with the Internet.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Every computer that is connected to the Internet is part of a Local Area Network, (LAN), even the one in your home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Every computer that is connected to the Internet is part of a corporate owned network, even the one in your home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Every computer that is connected to the Internet is part of a network, even the one in your home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    ISP is short for: Internet Service Protocol
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    ISP is short for: Internet Service Provider
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    When you connect to your ISP, you become part of their ______.
    • A. 

      Cluster of servers.

    • B. 

      Cluster of routers.

    • C. 

      Network.

    • D. 

      Local intranet.

  • 14. 
    An ISP may connect to a larger network and become part of that larger network
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The Internet is simply a network of networks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A Backbone connects various regions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Most large communications companies have their own dedicated backbones connecting various regions. In each region, the company has a Point of Processing (POP).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Most large communications companies have their own dedicated backbones connecting various regions. In each region, the company has a Point of Protocol (POP).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Most large communications companies have their own dedicated backbones connecting various regions. In each region, the company has a Point of Presence (POP).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The POP is a place for local users to access the company's network, often through a local phone number or ________ line.
    • A. 

      Truncated

    • B. 

      Open

    • C. 

      Cable

    • D. 

      Dedicated

  • 21. 
    The amazing thing is that there is no overall controlling network. Instead, there are several low-level networks connecting to each other through Network Access Points or NAPs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The amazing thing here is that there is no overall controlling network. Instead, there are several ________ networks connecting to each other through Network Access Points or NAPs
    • A. 

      High-level

    • B. 

      Low-level

    • C. 

      Multi-level

    • D. 

      Hierarchal

  • 23. 
    The amazing thing here is that there is no overall controlling network. Instead, there are several high-level networks connecting to each other through Network Access Points or NAPs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The amazing thing here is that there is no overall controlling network. Instead, there are several high-level networks connecting to each other through Network _______ Points or NAPs.
    • A. 

      Algorithm

    • B. 

      Allowed

    • C. 

      Access

    • D. 

      Allocated

  • 25. 
    NAP is short for: Network Access Points
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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