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History Of The Internet Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz tests for knowledge of Internet safety procedures regarding identity, and some basic history of the Internet.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the Internet?

    • A.

      A device that connects two computers

    • B.

      A global series of connected computers

    • C.

      A program that sends messages using AIM

    Correct Answer
    B. A global series of connected computers
    Explanation
    The Internet is a global series of connected computers that allows for the exchange of information and communication between users worldwide. It is not just a device that connects two computers or a program that sends messages using AIM. The Internet encompasses a vast network infrastructure that enables the transmission of data, access to websites, and various online services.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following should you NOT do while on the internet?

    • A.

      Make a fake name

    • B.

      Keep personal information to yourself

    • C.

      Use your real name as your screen name

    Correct Answer
    C. Use your real name as your screen name
    Explanation
    Using your real name as your screen name is not recommended while on the internet because it can compromise your privacy and make it easier for others to track and identify you. Using a pseudonym or a unique screen name helps to maintain anonymity and protect personal information from potential misuse or unauthorized access.

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  • 3. 

    What significant Internet related event happened in 1969?

    • A.

      The first time data was sent between two computers

    • B.

      The first computer was built

    • C.

      The first mouse was created

    Correct Answer
    A. The first time data was sent between two computers
    Explanation
    In 1969, a significant Internet-related event occurred, which was the first time data was sent between two computers. This event marked the birth of ARPANET, the precursor to the modern Internet. It involved the transmission of a message from one computer to another, demonstrating the potential for interconnected computer networks. This milestone laid the foundation for the development of the Internet as we know it today, enabling global communication and information sharing.

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  • 4. 

    True or False - http stands for hyper text transfer protocol

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given answer is true because HTTP indeed stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. It is the protocol used for transmitting hypertext between a web server and a web browser. It allows for the retrieval and display of linked resources such as HTML documents, images, videos, etc. across the internet.

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  • 5. 

    HTTP was invented in what year?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1940

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    C. 1990
    Explanation
    HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) was invented in 1990. This protocol is the foundation of data communication for the World Wide Web. It allows for the retrieval and display of hypertext documents, enabling users to navigate and access information on the internet. The invention of HTTP revolutionized the way information is shared and accessed, leading to the rapid growth and development of the internet as we know it today.

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