Internet Quiz: How Much You Actually Know?

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Internet Quiz: How Much You Actually Know?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the internet?
    • A. 

      A national network connecting thousands of computers together.

    • B. 

      A global network connecting millions of computers together.

    • C. 

      Google.

    • D. 

      A really cool invention.

  • 2. 
    When was the internet created?
    • A. 

      2000's

    • B. 

      1990's

    • C. 

      1940's

    • D. 

      1960's

  • 3. 
    Why was the internet invented?
    • A. 

      For an American military project.

    • B. 

      So people could look up information.

    • C. 

      So people could use social networking.

    • D. 

      For a NASA project.

  • 4. 
    Who owns/controls the internet?
    • A. 

      The U.S. government.

    • B. 

      The United Nations.

    • C. 

      The FBI.

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    Instant communication is one great benefit of the interent. Which of the following is NOT an example of that.
    • A. 

      E-mail

    • B. 

      Instant messaging

    • C. 

      Searching Google

    • D. 

      Chat rooms

  • 6. 
    Why is news and information such a great benefit of the interent?
    • A. 

      Because we don't have to watch the news on TV.

    • B. 

      Because a lot of people hate reading books.

    • C. 

      Because we wouldn't know what was going on in the world.

    • D. 

      Because you can find almost anything you want to know on the internet.

  • 7. 
    The internet is big business for many companies. Which of the following is NOT an example of that.
    • A. 

      On-line shopping

    • B. 

      Booking travel

    • C. 

      Games

    • D. 

      Advertising

  • 8. 
    How do most websites make money?
    • A. 

      Advertising.

    • B. 

      They charge you to use their website.

    • C. 

      They borrow money from the bank.

    • D. 

      People pay for their internet service, and they get some of that money.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of entertainment on the internet?
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Social networking

    • C. 

      Games

    • D. 

      Movies/TV shows

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a risk on the internet.
    • A. 

      On-line shopping

    • B. 

      Viruses

    • C. 

      Loss of privacy

    • D. 

      Financial risks

  • 11. 
    With the internet comes anonymity. What does anonymity mean?
    • A. 

      Inappropriate and horrific material

    • B. 

      Harassment, stalking, exploitation

    • C. 

      Distinctiveness

    • D. 

      Don’t really know who people are

  • 12. 
    How long has the internet been commonly used?
    • A. 

      About 50 years

    • B. 

      About 5 years

    • C. 

      About 15 years

    • D. 

      About 100 years

  • 13. 
    What is a browser?
    • A. 

      The internet.

    • B. 

      Free software that lets you view web pages, graphics, and most online content. 

    • C. 

      Facebook, MySpace, or Twitter.

    • D. 

      Your internet connection to the global network.

  • 14. 
    What browser do we use here at the school? 
    • A. 

      Firefox

    • B. 

      Google Chrome

    • C. 

      Safari

    • D. 

      Internet Explorer

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of something basic in a web browser?
    • A. 

      Google button

    • B. 

      Back/Forward button

    • C. 

      Home button

    • D. 

      Refresh button

  • 16. 
    What does URL stand for?
    • A. 

      Uniform reliable links

    • B. 

      Upon reality language

    • C. 

      Uniform resource locator

    • D. 

      U really like

  • 17. 
    What does WWW. stand for?
    • A. 

      World Wide Web

    • B. 

      World Web Writing

    • C. 

      Wacky World Web

    • D. 

      Words With Waves

  • 18. 
    What is the domain in the URL www.csub.edu?
    • A. 

      Www

    • B. 

      Csub

    • C. 

      Edu

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Which of the follwoing statements is true about internet research?
    • A. 

      Everything on the internet is true and valid.

    • B. 

      If the URL ends with .org then its a good website.

    • C. 

      The only search engine you should use is Google.

    • D. 

      You have to make sure a website is reliable and valid.

  • 20. 
    What are the four main things you should "Beware" on the internet?
    • A. 

      Predators, Social Networking, Cyberbullying, and On-line Shopping

    • B. 

      Criminals, Predators, Social Networking, and Cyberbullying

    • C. 

      Social Networking, E-mail, Cyberbullying, and Criminals

    • D. 

      Criminals, Predators, Music Downloads, and Cyberbullying

  • 21. 
    What is a Cyberbully?
    • A. 

      One who mistreats or harasses another person using electronic methods.

    • B. 

      One who sends e-mails.

    • C. 

      One who mistreats and physically injures another person at school.

    • D. 

      A mean person.

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