Intro To Web Design

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Web Design Quizzes & Trivia

This is the first quarter test for Intro to Web Design and Development.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is HTML

    • A.

      Hyper Text Markup Lingo

    • B.

      Huge Text Markup Lingo

    • C.

      Hyper Text Markup Language

    Correct Answer
    C. Hyper Text Markup Language
    Explanation
    HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a standard markup language used for creating and structuring web pages. HTML uses tags to define the structure and content of a web page, allowing the browser to interpret and display the page correctly. It is the foundation of the World Wide Web and is used in conjunction with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript to create interactive and visually appealing websites.

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  • 2. 

    What is the predominant markup language for web pages?

    • A.

      VIDEO

    • B.

      PHP

    • C.

      HTML

    • D.

      CSS

    Correct Answer
    C. HTML
    Explanation
    HTML is the predominant markup language for web pages. It is used to structure the content of a web page and define its layout and appearance. HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language and it is the standard language for creating web pages. It uses tags to mark up elements such as headings, paragraphs, images, links, and more. CSS is used to style HTML elements, while PHP is a server-side scripting language used for dynamic web page development. Therefore, HTML is the correct answer as it is specifically designed for creating web pages.

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  • 3. 

    What allows images and objects to be embedded and can be used to create interactive forms?

    • A.

      CSS

    • B.

      HTML

    • C.

      TAGS

    • D.

      BRACKETS

    Correct Answer
    B. HTML
    Explanation
    HTML allows images and objects to be embedded and can be used to create interactive forms. It provides the necessary elements and attributes to insert images and objects into a webpage, such as the tag for images and the tag for multimedia objects. Additionally, HTML supports the creation of interactive forms through various form elements like , , and , which allow users to input data and interact with the webpage. CSS is used for styling and formatting, while tags and brackets are syntax elements used in HTML and other programming languages.

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  • 4. 

    What do we use to retrieve information from the World Wide Web?

    • A.

      USB Port

    • B.

      WiFi

    • C.

      Skype

    • D.

      Web Browser

    Correct Answer
    D. Web Browser
    Explanation
    A web browser is used to retrieve information from the World Wide Web. It is a software application that allows users to access and view websites, web pages, and other online content. Web browsers interpret and display the HTML code of websites, allowing users to navigate through different pages, click on links, and perform various online activities such as searching, shopping, and communication. Without a web browser, it would not be possible to access and retrieve information from the internet.

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  • 5. 

    Enable users to easily navigate their browsers to related resources

    • A.

      Mouse

    • B.

      Data Port

    • C.

      Hyperlinks

    • D.

      Megahertz

    Correct Answer
    C. Hyperlinks
    Explanation
    Hyperlinks enable users to easily navigate their browsers to related resources. By clicking on a hyperlink, users can be redirected to another webpage, document, or even a different section within the same page. This allows for seamless browsing and quick access to relevant information. Hyperlinks are an essential component of the internet, connecting web pages and providing a convenient way to explore and discover new content.

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  • 6. 

    A domain name is a?

    • A.

      Name for a website

    • B.

      Identification label

    • C.

      Host name

    • D.

      DNS

    Correct Answer
    B. Identification label
    Explanation
    A domain name is an identification label that is used to distinguish and locate a website on the internet. It serves as the address of the website, allowing users to access it by typing the domain name in their web browser. The domain name is unique to each website and helps in identifying and differentiating it from other websites.

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  • 7. 

    The Uniform Resource Locator is better know as a ?

    • A.

      Hostname

    • B.

      Domain Name

    • C.

      URI

    • D.

      URL

    Correct Answer
    D. URL
    Explanation
    The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) is a term used to refer to the address of a resource on the internet. It specifies the protocol to be used (such as HTTP or HTTPS), the domain name or IP address of the server, and the specific location of the resource on that server. A URL can include a combination of letters, numbers, and special characters. The terms "Hostname" and "Domain Name" are related to the URL, but they do not encompass the entire URL. The term "URI" (Uniform Resource Identifier) is a broader term that includes URLs but also includes other types of resource identifiers.

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  • 8. 

    Once I purchase a domain name what is the next service I need to publish online?

    • A.

      Dreamweaver

    • B.

      Web Design

    • C.

      URL

    • D.

      Hosting

    Correct Answer
    D. Hosting
    Explanation
    After purchasing a domain name, the next service you need to publish online is hosting. Hosting refers to the service that allows your website to be accessible on the internet. It involves storing your website's files and data on a server that is connected to the internet. Without hosting, your website will not be available to the public.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following is NOT a hosting service.

    • A.

      Shared Hosting

    • B.

      Virtual Private Server Hosting

    • C.

      Domain Server Hosting

    • D.

      Dedicated Hosting

    Correct Answer
    C. Domain Server Hosting
    Explanation
    Domain Server Hosting is not a hosting service because it refers to the management of domain names and the associated DNS records, rather than hosting the actual website or application files. Domain Server Hosting involves configuring and maintaining the DNS servers that translate domain names into IP addresses, allowing users to access websites or other online services. It is a separate service that is often provided by domain registrars or DNS hosting providers.

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  • 10. 

    A computer program that delivers (serves) content such as web pages, using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol, over the World Wide Web is called a ?

    • A.

      Web Server

    • B.

      HTML Editor

    • C.

      URL

    • D.

      DNS

    Correct Answer
    A. Web Server
    Explanation
    A computer program that delivers content such as web pages over the World Wide Web is called a web server. It uses the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) to serve the content to clients, such as web browsers, that request it. The web server receives requests for specific web pages or resources, retrieves them from storage, and sends them back to the client for display. It plays a crucial role in hosting websites and making them accessible to users on the internet.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is not a Web Platform?

    • A.

      Windows

    • B.

      Linux

    • C.

      Mac

    • D.

      Unix

    Correct Answer
    C. Mac
    Explanation
    Windows, Linux, and Unix are all operating systems that can be used as web platforms. Mac, on the other hand, is also an operating system but it is not typically considered a web platform. While Mac can be used to access and browse the web, it is not commonly used as a platform for hosting websites or running web applications.

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  • 12. 

    In web hosting  this refers to the web based interface provided by the hosting company for management of hosted services such as Website, Databases, Emails, etc.

    • A.

      Control Panel

    • B.

      Dashboard

    • C.

      Dock

    • D.

      Menu

    Correct Answer
    A. Control Panel
    Explanation
    A control panel in web hosting is a web-based interface provided by the hosting company for managing various hosted services such as websites, databases, emails, and more. It allows users to easily access and control their hosting settings, configurations, and features. With a control panel, users can efficiently manage and customize their web hosting services without the need for technical expertise or extensive coding knowledge. It provides a user-friendly and intuitive interface for managing all aspects of the hosted services, making it convenient and accessible for users.

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  • 13. 

    HTML provides 5 heading tags

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    HTML provides 6 heading tags, not 5. The heading tags in HTML are , , , , , and . These tags are used to define headings and subheadings on a webpage, with being the highest level heading and being the lowest level heading.

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  • 14. 

    CSS is short for?

    Correct Answer
    cascading style sheets
    Cascading Style Sheets
    Explanation
    CSS is short for "cascading style sheets". CSS is a programming language used to describe the presentation of a document written in HTML. It is used to style and format web pages, allowing designers to control the layout, colors, fonts, and other visual aspects of a website. The term "cascading" refers to the way styles are applied, where multiple style sheets can be used and their styles can be combined and overridden in a specific order.

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  • 15. 

    CSS avoids all the problems of HTML formatting

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    CSS does not avoid all the problems of HTML formatting. While CSS can be used to control the styling and layout of HTML elements, it does not completely eliminate all formatting issues. HTML still has its own set of limitations and challenges, such as browser compatibility issues, lack of support for certain features, and the need for proper HTML structure and semantics. CSS is a powerful tool for enhancing the visual presentation of HTML, but it does not solve all formatting problems.

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  • 16. 

    Using CSS formatting saves _____  and _______!  

    Correct Answer
    time money
    Explanation
    Using CSS formatting saves time and money because it allows for efficient and consistent styling across multiple web pages. Instead of manually coding each element's appearance, CSS allows developers to create a set of rules that can be applied to multiple elements, saving time and effort. Additionally, CSS reduces the need for inline styling and repetitive coding, resulting in less code to maintain and update. This ultimately leads to cost savings as developers can work more efficiently and effectively.

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  • 17. 

    In August 2010 the most popular Web Browser was?

    • A.

      IE8

    • B.

      Firefox

    • C.

      Chrome

    • D.

      Safari

    Correct Answer
    B. Firefox
    Explanation
    In August 2010, the most popular web browser was Firefox. This can be attributed to several factors such as its user-friendly interface, customizable features, and strong security measures. Firefox had gained a significant user base due to its reputation for being a reliable and efficient browser. Additionally, it offered a wide range of extensions and add-ons that enhanced the browsing experience for its users. These factors contributed to Firefox being the preferred choice for internet users in August 2010.

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  • 18. 

    You should test your web design in all available browsers to ensure your design is properly formatted.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Testing web design in all available browsers is important to ensure that the design is properly formatted. Different browsers can interpret and display HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code differently, leading to inconsistencies in the design across different browsers. By testing in all available browsers, web designers can identify and fix any issues or inconsistencies, ensuring that the design looks and functions as intended for all users.

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  • 19. 

    A CSS rule consists of a __________ and one or more _____________.

    • A.

      Tag, brackets

    • B.

      Tag, selectors

    • C.

      Selector, declarations

    • D.

      Bracket, declarations

    Correct Answer
    C. Selector, declarations
    Explanation
    A CSS rule consists of a selector, which specifies the HTML element(s) to be styled, and one or more declarations, which define the style properties and values to be applied to the selected element(s). The selector determines which element(s) the rule will be applied to, and the declarations specify how those elements should be styled.

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  • 20. 

    Positon, Size, Boarders and Shading, and Backgrounds are all elements that can be formatted with CSS.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Position, size, borders, shading, and backgrounds are all elements that can be formatted with CSS. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a stylesheet language used to describe the look and formatting of a document written in HTML. It allows developers to control the layout, design, and presentation of web pages. With CSS, elements can be positioned, sized, and styled with borders, shading, and backgrounds, among other formatting options. Therefore, the statement "Position, Size, Boarders and Shading, and Backgrounds are all elements that can be formatted with CSS" is true.

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