Could You Pass This Basic Internet Terminology Quiz?

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Could You Pass This Basic Internet Terminology Quiz?

This quiz has been created to test your knowledge about Internet and networking terminologies. There is a list of 20 questions on Internet terminology. Take your time and read the questions carefully. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The name of the main page of a web site where visitors can find hyperlinks to other pages in the site.
    • A. 

      Homepage

    • B. 

      Search Engine

    • C. 

      Textbox

    • D. 

      URL

  • 2. 
    A single visual object used to represent text, numbers, or symbols. For example, the letter "A"
    • A. 

      Avatar

    • B. 

      Webpage

    • C. 

      Tag

    • D. 

      Character

  • 3. 
    Used to describe a method of marking a page so it can be referenced at a later time without having to remember the address.
    • A. 

      Keyword

    • B. 

      Bookmark

    • C. 

      Website

    • D. 

      Peer to Peer Sharing

  • 4. 
    Uniform Resource Locator. A web Address. An example of this is http://www.computerhope.com,
    • A. 

      Hyperlink

    • B. 

      Homepage

    • C. 

      URL

    • D. 

      WIKI

  • 5. 
    A term used to describe the unwritten rules of Internet courtesy. Internet manners.
    • A. 

      Netiquette

    • B. 

      Textbox

    • C. 

      Blog

    • D. 

      Comment

  • 6. 
    This is a listing of text, images or other objects that are arranged in chronological order.  They are often maintained and run by a single individual, updated daily, or contain random personal remarks about a topic, a personal ramble, an update on the person's life or their current feelings. In many ways, they are like a personal journal diary or a look into another individual's life and can be a great way to learn about people, events, places, and much more from millions of people around the world.
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Reader

    • C. 

      Website

    • D. 

      Bias/Prejudice

  • 7. 
    Is known to be the simplest online database that could possibly work. It is an open editing database allowing any user to add and update information, create new pages, etc. all over the Internet.
    • A. 

      Banner

    • B. 

      WIKI

    • C. 

      Avatar

    • D. 

      Bookmark

  • 8. 
    Usually found on one of the margins of a web page, most commonly top centre. This displays an image and text to help advertise another web site or service.
    • A. 

      Banner

    • B. 

      Hyperlink

    • C. 

      URL

    • D. 

      Webpage

  • 9. 
    A field or section of a page that enables a user to enter text.
    • A. 

      Forum

    • B. 

      Webpage

    • C. 

      Menu Bar

    • D. 

      Textbox

  • 10. 
    A term used to describe a malicious individual or group of individuals scamming users by sending e-mails or creating web pages that are designed to collect an individual's online bank, credit card, or other login information.
    • A. 

      Hyperlink

    • B. 

      Wiki

    • C. 

      Phishing

    • D. 

      Peer to Peer Sharing

  • 11. 
    An Icon, graphics, or word in a document that links to another file or object. Example: http://www.computerhope.com/jargon/h/hyperlin.htm
    • A. 

      Search Engine

    • B. 

      Web Browser

    • C. 

      Hyperlink

    • D. 

      Character

  • 12. 
    A software program or script available through the Internet that searches documents and files for keywords and returns the results of any files containing those keywords. Today, the most popular and well-known search engine is Google. More examples: BING and YAHOO
    • A. 

      Web Browser

    • B. 

      Homepage

    • C. 

      Netiquette

    • D. 

      Banner

  • 13. 
    A set of secret characters or words utilized to gain access to a computer, web page, network resource, or data. Passwords help ensure that computers or data can only be accessed by those who have been granted the right to view or access them.
    • A. 

      Forum

    • B. 

      Character

    • C. 

      Avatar

    • D. 

      Password

  • 14. 
    When referring to a message board, this refers to an article published on an Internet newsgroup, forum, or other bulletin board area. It is also the act of publishing such a message.
    • A. 

      Webpage

    • B. 

      Post

    • C. 

      Bookmark

    • D. 

      Bias

  • 15. 
    Short for Really Simple Syndication, is XML-formatted text commonly used for distributing weblogs, news, or other content that is updated frequently. While visiting a website you may notice this icon () or button located also known as a chiclet in the browser URL bar.
    • A. 

      Moderator

    • B. 

      Reader

    • C. 

      Keyword

    • D. 

      RSS feed

  • 16. 
    A word or group of words that help the search locate a better match for their search.
    • A. 

      RSS feeds

    • B. 

      Forum

    • C. 

      Keyword

    • D. 

      Post

  • 17. 
    A graphical list of menus commonly located beneath the title bar of a window that lists various menus that can be selected. Below is a graphical representation of a menu and a description of each of the items found on a menu.
    • A. 

      Tag

    • B. 

      Menu Bar

    • C. 

      Bookmark

    • D. 

      Password

  • 18. 
    A central location of various web pages that are all related and can be accessed by visiting the home page using a browser.
    • A. 

      Hyperlink

    • B. 

      Wiki

    • C. 

      Blog

    • D. 

      Website

  • 19. 
    Is an area where users share thoughts, ideas, or help by posting text messages. Different from chat because it is almost never live and can be read at any time.  
    • A. 

      Character

    • B. 

      Forums

    • C. 

      Blogs

    • D. 

      Comment

  • 20. 
    An icon or digital image used to represent one's self in an online discussion. Example: Wii person.
    • A. 

      Avatar

    • B. 

      Charcter

    • C. 

      Password

    • D. 

      Bookmark