Internet And Online Communications Quiz Number 1

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Internet And Online Communications Quiz Number 1

Quiz about the Internet and online communications. Suitable for older children and adult learners.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What sort of software would you use to look at web pages on the Internet?
    • A. 

      Internet Service Provider

    • B. 

      Web Browser

    • C. 

      Presentation

    • D. 

      Anti-virus

  • 2. 
    How is the speed of your Internet connection measured?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      Megahertz

    • C. 

      Kilobits and megabits per second

    • D. 

      RAM

  • 3. 
    What would you use a search engine for?
    • A. 

      To check for new emails

    • B. 

      To search for files on a CDROM

    • C. 

      To connect to the Internet

    • D. 

      To find web pages

  • 4. 
    What are hyperlinks used for?
    • A. 

      To search for web pages

    • B. 

      To attach a file to an email

    • C. 

      To send an email message to more than one person

    • D. 

      To move from one web page to another

  • 5. 
    What is the name given to copying files from a website on the Internet?
    • A. 

      Making an attachment

    • B. 

      Downloading

    • C. 

      Browsing

    • D. 

      Uploading

  • 6. 
    Why would you attach a file to an email?
    • A. 

      In order to send multiple emails at once

    • B. 

      To ensure the email contained no viruses

    • C. 

      To help save the email message on your computer

    • D. 

      To send a document or photo with the email message

  • 7. 
    What is the purpose of the history function in Internet Explorer?
    • A. 

      Keeps a record of all the email messages you have sent

    • B. 

      Keeps a record of all websites you have visited

    • C. 

      Keeps a record of all websites which are dangerous to visit

    • D. 

      Keeps a record of all your favourite websites

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a popular search enging website?
    • A. 

      Yahoo

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      Ebay

    • D. 

      Ask Jeeves

  • 9. 
    What does HTML stand for?
    • A. 

      Hyper Text Markup Language

    • B. 

      Hyperlinks and Texting Markup Language

    • C. 

      Home Tool Markup Language

    • D. 

      Home Text Markup Language

  • 10. 
    Which from the following is not a popular web browser?
    • A. 

      Internet Explorer

    • B. 

      Firefox

    • C. 

      Safari

    • D. 

      Amazon

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is a valid web address?
  • 12. 
    Which of the following is not a way of communicating using the Internet?
    • A. 

      Instant Messaging

    • B. 

      Emailing

    • C. 

      Chat Rooms

    • D. 

      Phishing

  • 13. 
    What is the purpose of a firewall?
    • A. 

      Prevent outside sources from getting access to your computer

    • B. 

      Prevent viruses from infecting your computer

    • C. 

      Prevent spam email messages

    • D. 

      Protect your when using chat rooms

  • 14. 
    What is the purpose of the refresh button in Internet Explorer?
    • A. 

      Search for web pages

    • B. 

      Remove your favourite websites

    • C. 

      Display the home page

    • D. 

      Reload the current page

  • 15. 
    What are "Favourites" in Internet Explorer?
    • A. 

      A list of the email address of your favourite family and friends

    • B. 

      A list of your favourite web sites

    • C. 

      A list of favourite browsers

    • D. 

      A list of favourite ISPs

  • 16. 
    Which from the following does not affect the length of time it takes to download a file from the Internet?
    • A. 

      The type of monitor you have

    • B. 

      The size of the file

    • C. 

      The speed of your computer

    • D. 

      The number of users already using the website you are downloading from

  • 17. 
    Which from the following is a valid email address?
  • 18. 
    What is spam?
    • A. 

      A dangerous virus

    • B. 

      A popular Internet Service Provider

    • C. 

      A web browser

    • D. 

      Unwanted email

  • 19. 
    What proportion of email sent is thought to be spam?
    • A. 

      1%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 20. 
    Which of the following statements about the United Kingdom Data Protection Act is false?
    • A. 

      All individuals have the right to see data held about them

    • B. 

      Anyone can hold personal data about others

    • C. 

      Data can only be held if it is for a lawful purpose

    • D. 

      Data must be kept up to date and accurate

  • 21. 
    Apart from using a computer, with what other device could you browse the Internet?
    • A. 

      Digital Camera

    • B. 

      Mobile Phone

    • C. 

      Scanner

    • D. 

      Printer

  • 22. 
    In web addresses, the letters "ac" stand for what type of organisation?
    • A. 

      Government

    • B. 

      Academic

    • C. 

      Health Service

    • D. 

      Academic

  • 23. 
    What does URL stand for?
    • A. 

      Universal Resour ce Locator

    • B. 

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • C. 

      Unified Resource Locator

    • D. 

      United Resource Locator

  • 24. 
    On a web page, if your pointer suddenly changes to a hand, what have you found?
    • A. 

      A picture

    • B. 

      A hyperlink

    • C. 

      An error

    • D. 

      A help facility

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