The Journey Inside - The Internet

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The Journey Inside - The Internet

This is a quiz based on Intel's Journey Inside - The Internet


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The simplest and best definition of the Internet is that....
    • A. 

      It is really easy to communicate with other people on

    • B. 

      It is a network of computer networks

    • C. 

      It is a great place to meet people

    • D. 

      It is a body of knowledge available on many computers

  • 2. 
    A computer network is a
    • A. 

      Group of computers connected to each other so they can easily communicate and share files and resources

    • B. 

      Place to go and download music

    • C. 

      An incredible fountain of knowledge fed by sources all over the world

    • D. 

      Bunch of computers in a room together

  • 3. 
    The special part of the Internet that you use when you load a web page is most properly called
    • A. 

      ARPANET

    • B. 

      Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

    • C. 

      The World Wide Web

    • D. 

      Packet switching

  • 4. 
    The man responsible for developing new ways to navigate the Internet was
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Al Gore

    • C. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • D. 

      Marc Andreesen

  • 5. 
    Hypertext Markup Language is
    • A. 

      A computer language that your internet browser understands

    • B. 

      A text-only way to display Web pages

    • C. 

      Taught in all college computer curriculum

    • D. 

      What Web newspapers are written in

  • 6. 
    Web pages need
    • A. 

      Graphics and text

    • B. 

      Unique addresses so they can be found

    • C. 

      Lots of color

    • D. 

      To have whoever the author is clearly identified

  • 7. 
    The acronyn URL stands for
    • A. 

      Universal Resource Locator

    • B. 

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • C. 

      Uniform Redundancy List

    • D. 

      Universal Redundancy Log

  • 8. 
    The letters http at the beginning of a URL stands for
    • A. 

      Hypertext Transfer Protocol

    • B. 

      Hypertext Transition Protection

    • C. 

      Homepage Transitioning Protocol

    • D. 

      Hypertext Technical Process

  • 9. 
    Following the http:// in the URL is
    • A. 

      The title of the webpage that you have been searching for

    • B. 

      The domain name or complete address of the Internet connection used to access the site

    • C. 

      Packet switching protocol name

    • D. 

      A USB address

  • 10. 
    The last part of the domain name in the URL (ex. .gov, .edu, .com) is known as
    • A. 

      The doman name title

    • B. 

      The website title

    • C. 

      A rapid resource located

    • D. 

      The domain name extension

  • 11. 
    Information exchange between your computer and a Web server hosting a Web site is best described as
    • A. 

      The fast link algorithm

    • B. 

      Alternatively using fast links and slow links

    • C. 

      The best link choice algorithm

    • D. 

      Using the best possible path at that particular time

  • 12. 
    Your computer sends _____________________ out to a router.
    • A. 

      Page requests

    • B. 

      Information proposals

    • C. 

      Question marks

    • D. 

      Host names

  • 13. 
    _____ provide access to the Internet to both individuals and organizations for a fee.
    • A. 

      Routers

    • B. 

      Ethernet Service Providers (ESPs)

    • C. 

      Information Service Providers (ISPs)

    • D. 

      Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

  • 14. 
    ________________ are computers that receive information and forward it to the correct destination over the most efficient route available.
    • A. 

      ISPs

    • B. 

      Routers

    • C. 

      Network providers

    • D. 

      Servers

  • 15. 
    ____________________ are computers that answer your request for a certain web page.
    • A. 

      Domain names

    • B. 

      Host names

    • C. 

      Web servers

    • D. 

      Routers

  • 16. 
    A page on the internet is not sent in one large piece but is instead broken into small pieces called _____________
    • A. 

      Bytes

    • B. 

      Packets

    • C. 

      Bits

    • D. 

      Data

  • 17. 
    Packets of data do not necessarily arrive in the same order in which they are sent and so need to be _____________________ at the destination.
    • A. 

      Prioritized

    • B. 

      Banded

    • C. 

      Jumbled

    • D. 

      Reassembled

  • 18. 
    The header of a packet provides _____________________________.
    • A. 

      The complete destination for where the packet is going

    • B. 

      Only a domain name NOT an extension

    • C. 

      A packet number

    • D. 

      The data of the message

  • 19. 
    The Data Block of a packet is
    • A. 

      The actual information or data that the packet is transmitting

    • B. 

      The area where the sequence ID is kept

    • C. 

      The header or first section of the packet

    • D. 

      The End of Message ID

  • 20. 
    The _____________________ is the part of the packet that identifies where in the relation to all other packets this message belongs.
    • A. 

      Header

    • B. 

      Sequence ID

    • C. 

      Data Block

    • D. 

      End of Message ID

  • 21. 
    ______________________ is the amount of data that can pass through a particular connection in a set amount of time.
    • A. 

      Bandwidth

    • B. 

      File size

    • C. 

      Data rate

    • D. 

      Information flow

  • 22. 
    Today's connection speeds to the Internet are measured in ____________
    • A. 

      Kilobits per second (Kbps)

    • B. 

      Megabytes per second (Mbps)

    • C. 

      Microbits per second (Mbps)

    • D. 

      Kilobytes per second (Kbps)

  • 23. 
    The editorial review board for the internet is located in ______________________
    • A. 

      Baden Baden, Germany

    • B. 

      New York, New York

    • C. 

      Washington, DC

    • D. 

      That's silly! There is no editorial review board for the internet

  • 24. 
    Search engines do not ________________________________
    • A. 

      Rank their pages based on where and how often the words in your query appear

    • B. 

      Rank their pages based on the quality of the information

    • C. 

      Return pages that contain foul language

    • D. 

      Return pages with poor image quality

  • 25. 
    ___________________________ allows you to move about a room or even a building and still be connected to the Internet.
    • A. 

      USB ports

    • B. 

      Fast Access Devices (FADs)

    • C. 

      Wireless connectivity

    • D. 

      An optical mouse

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