Test Your Knowledge About Internet Technology And Computers?

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Test Your Knowledge About Internet Technology And Computers? - Quiz

The internet is all over us and used in different fields, it is therefore important for us to know a thing or two about it. Just how knowledgeable are you when it comes to the internet? Take up the basics on internet technology quiz below and get to find out for sure and learn some more. All the best and have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Internet is a computer software

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "Internet is a computer software" is false. The internet is not a computer software but rather a global network of interconnected computers that allows communication and sharing of information. It is a collection of hardware, software, protocols, and infrastructure that enables the functioning of various computer applications and services. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 2. 

    Mozilla Firefox is an email client

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Mozilla Firefox is not an email client. It is a web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation and is used for accessing and viewing websites on the internet. While Firefox does have some email-related features, such as the ability to access web-based email services, it is not primarily designed or used as an email client like Outlook or Thunderbird.

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  • 3. 

    Mozilla Thunderbird is an Internet browser

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Mozilla Thunderbird is not an Internet browser, but rather an email client software developed by Mozilla Foundation. It is designed to manage and organize email accounts, allowing users to send, receive, and store emails. Unlike Internet browsers such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, Thunderbird focuses solely on email functionality and does not provide browsing capabilities. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 4. 

    Scribd is a file sharing repository

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Scribd is a file sharing repository, meaning it is a platform where users can upload, share, and access various types of files such as documents, books, audiobooks, and presentations. Users can search for and download files shared by other users, as well as upload their own files to share with the community. Therefore, the statement "Scribd is a file sharing repository" is true.

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  • 5. 

    Gmail is a webmail

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement "gmail is a webmail" is true. Gmail is a popular web-based email service provided by Google. It allows users to send and receive emails through a web browser rather than using a desktop email client. Users can access their Gmail accounts from any device with an internet connection, making it a webmail service.

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  • 6. 

    LAN stands for

    • A.

      Location access network

    • B.

      Local anti network

    • C.

      Local area network

    • D.

      Location area network

    Correct Answer
    C. Local area network
    Explanation
    LAN stands for Local Area Network. A Local Area Network is a network that connects computers and other devices within a limited area, such as a home, office, or building. It allows for the sharing of resources, such as files, printers, and internet access, among the connected devices. LANs are typically faster and more secure than wide area networks (WANs) because they are contained within a smaller area.

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  • 7. 

    A __________ is a group of independent computers attached to one another through communication media.

    • A.

      Internet

    • B.

      E-mail

    • C.

      Network

    • D.

      All the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Network
    Explanation
    A network is a group of independent computers attached to one another through communication media. It allows these computers to share resources, such as files and printers, and communicate with each other. The internet is a global network that connects millions of computers worldwide. E-mail is a service that allows users to send and receive messages over a network. Therefore, the correct answer is Network, as it encompasses both the internet and e-mail, which are specific types of networks.

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  • 8. 

    What type of RJ45 UTP cable is used between switches?

    • A.

       Crossover cable

    • B.

      Straight-through

    • C.

      Crossover with a router in between the two switches

    • D.

      Crossover with a CSU/DSU

    Correct Answer
    A.  Crossover cable
    Explanation
    A crossover cable is used between switches when directly connecting them without any other devices in between. This type of cable is designed to swap the transmit and receive signals, allowing the switches to communicate with each other effectively.

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  • 9. 

    Mosaic is a

    • A.

      Program language

    • B.

      Operating system

    • C.

      Web browser

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Web browser
    Explanation
    Mosaic is a web browser. It was one of the first graphical web browsers and played a significant role in popularizing the World Wide Web. Developed in 1993, Mosaic allowed users to view web pages containing text, images, and links. It was instrumental in introducing the concept of a graphical user interface for navigating the internet, which laid the foundation for modern web browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. Therefore, Mosaic being a web browser is the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    Minicomputers are used as a server in

    • A.

      LAN

    • B.

      MAN

    • C.

      WAN

    • D.

      PROM

    Correct Answer
    A. LAN
    Explanation
    Minicomputers are commonly used as servers in Local Area Networks (LANs). LANs are computer networks that cover a small geographical area, such as a home, office, or school. Minicomputers are suitable for LAN environments because they offer sufficient processing power and storage capacity to handle the network's data and services. Additionally, their compact size and cost-effectiveness make them a practical choice for LAN server applications.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is the first generation of computer

    • A.

      ICL-2900

    • B.

      CDC-1604

    • C.

      IBM-1401

    • D.

      EDSAC

    Correct Answer
    D. EDSAC
    Explanation
    EDSAC is considered the first generation of computers because it was the first practical stored-program computer. Developed at the University of Cambridge in the early 1940s, EDSAC used vacuum tubes to perform calculations and store data. It introduced the concept of storing programs and data in the computer's memory, allowing for more flexibility and efficiency in computing. EDSAC laid the foundation for future computer designs and paved the way for the development of subsequent generations of computers.

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  • 12. 

     Computer jargon, WWWW stands for

    • A.

      World wide web worm

    • B.

      World wide wildlife web

    • C.

      World wide women's web

    • D.

      World wide women's week

    Correct Answer
    A. World wide web worm
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "world wide web worm." WWWW is an acronym in computer jargon that stands for "world wide web worm." This term refers to a type of malicious software that specifically targets and spreads through websites on the World Wide Web.

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