The Internet Fundamentals Quiz! Trivia

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The Internet Fundamentals Quiz! Trivia

This is internet fundamentals quiz trivia. The internet is considered to be the biggest library there is for audio, visual and written data. Not only can this information be accessed through the computer but phones as well thanks to different browsers and applications at ones disposal. Do you know the basics for using the internet and how widespread it is? The quiz will refresh your memory and teach you some more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The most used internet application is:
    • A. 

      Facebook

    • B. 

      Twitter

    • C. 

      Email

    • D. 

      Myspace

    • E. 

      Wikipedia

  • 2. 
    Which method is typically the fastest way to connect to the internet?
    • A. 

      4G

    • B. 

      Wifi

    • C. 

      ADSL

    • D. 

      Fibre

    • E. 

      3G

  • 3. 
    Which of the following browsers is widely considered to be the most secure?
    • A. 

      Safari

    • B. 

      Chrome

    • C. 

      Firefox

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer 8

    • E. 

      Opera

  • 4. 
    The dark web is most accurately described as
    • A. 

      A place on the web where criminals hang out

    • B. 

      An area many times the size of the searchable web that is difficult to view

    • C. 

      A site for goths and occult followers

    • D. 

      A site where you can buy items more cheaply

    • E. 

      Areas of the internet that children should never access

  • 5. 
    Approximately how much of the world's population uses the internet?
    • A. 

      1 billion

    • B. 

      2 billion

    • C. 

      15%

    • D. 

      Two thirds

    • E. 

      657,673,932

  • 6. 
    One of the most important predecessors of the Internet was a network called NETLINX. It started in 1979 with a connection between Harvard and MIT.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False the schools were Stanford and Yale

    • C. 

      False the schools were Yale and Princeton

    • D. 

      False it was ARPANET, the year was 1969 and the schools were Stanford and UCLA

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    When was the first year that a cell phone had internet access?
    • A. 

      2001

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      1996

    • E. 

      2003

  • 8. 
    Approximately how much of all email is thought to be spam related?
    • A. 

      78%

    • B. 

      10%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      25%

    • E. 

      95%

  • 9. 
    Generally which of the following is not an advantage of web mail?
    • A. 

      Email can be accessed from any internet connection in the world

    • B. 

      The user benefits from online storage space

    • C. 

      You can access your emails offline

    • D. 

      Increasingly users can encrypt email

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    IPv4 has been the standard for internet addressing for many years but will shortly be replaced because it only supports what number of IP addresses?
    • A. 

      10 billion

    • B. 

      999,999,999

    • C. 

      100 million

    • D. 

      4 billion

    • E. 

      100 billion

  • 11. 
    Users of Skype can benefit from which of the following?
    • A. 

      Encrypted communications

    • B. 

      Free instant messaging and group instant messaging

    • C. 

      Free video calling

    • D. 

      Free Skype to Skype calls

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Which of the following are true statements about the Domain Name System (DNS)?
    • A. 

      The DNS is a hierarchical naming system for any resource connected to the Internet or a private network

    • B. 

      The DNS is an non-essential component of the functionality of the Internet

    • C. 

      DNS could be described as a "phone book" for the Internet by translating human-friendly computer hostnames into IP addresses

    • D. 

      It translates domain names meaningful to humans into the numerical (binary) identifiers associated with networking equipment for the purpose of locating and addressing these devices worldwide

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