The Internet Quiz: Basic Terms! Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Internet stands for?
    • A. 

      Internal Net

    • B. 

      International Network

    • C. 

      International Netting

  • 2. 
    WWW stands for?
    • A. 

      World Wide Web

    • B. 

      Word Width Web

    • C. 

      World War Web

  • 3. 
    Documents (web pages) on the World Wide Web can contain?
    • A. 

      Text only

    • B. 

      Text and images only

    • C. 

      Text, images, audio and video

  • 4. 
    What is an ISP?
    • A. 

      An ISP is an Internet Service Provider and is a company that provides us with access to the internet

    • B. 

      An ISP is a fast internet connection

    • C. 

      An ISP is part of the WWW

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is a URL?
  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the domain name for Malta?
    • A. 

      Fr

    • B. 

      Mt

    • C. 

      De

  • 7. 
    Which of the following do you associate with a government department's website?
    • A. 

      .gov

    • B. 

      .com

    • C. 

      .org

  • 8. 
    Which of the following would be the URL of a non-profit organisation?
    • A. 

      Www.wwf.org

    • B. 

      Www.cnn.com

    • C. 

      Www.gov.mt

  • 9. 
    What is HTML?
    • A. 

      It is the language used to create and link documents like web pages

    • B. 

      It is software used to surf the internet

    • C. 

      It is a fast internet connection

  • 10. 
    Hypertext is
    • A. 

      Very important text in a website (e.g. title)

    • B. 

      Words on a webpage that you can click on in order to follow a link (e.g. to go to another web page)

    • C. 

      The address of a web page

  • 11. 
    What do we call the application software we use to locate and display web pages (e.g. Internet Explorer)?
    • A. 

      Spreadsheet

    • B. 

      Wordprocessor

    • C. 

      Web Browser

  • 12. 
    What is a program that searches web pages for specified keywords like the one found on www.Google.com called?
    • A. 

      Search Engine

    • B. 

      Web Browser

    • C. 

      Database

  • 13. 
    You can have news headlines delivered to you online using:
    • A. 

      An RSS feed

    • B. 

      A Podcast

    • C. 

      A Search Engine

  • 14. 
    On the internet, we can find collections of audio or video files available for us to listen to and/or watch. These are called:
    • A. 

      RSS feeds

    • B. 

      Websites

    • C. 

      Podcasts

  • 15. 
    One way we can know a site is secure is that:
    • A. 

      A small padlock icon is shown in the web browser

    • B. 

      The website has .org in its address

    • C. 

      The website does not have hypertext

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is/are malware?
    • A. 

      Viruses only

    • B. 

      Spyware and worms

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    What is encryption?
    • A. 

      The use of a search engine to find information.

    • B. 

      Putting data into a secret code so that if anyone sees it he won't be able to udnerstand it.

    • C. 

      The use of a firewall.

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