Internet Fundamentals Exam Quiz: Trivia!

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Internet fundamentals exam quiz: trivia! Computers all over the world are connected through the internet. There are almost zero chances that one may not find information on a given topic online when they go even into the dark web. Who created the World Wide Web and do you know different domain names in use? The quiz below is a good way to test up your internet skills. Do check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Internet has its roots in _____, which was a networking project started by an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense.
    • A. 

      ICANN

    • B. 

      NSFnet

    • C. 

      WISP

    • D. 

      ARPANET

  • 2. 
    A Wi-Fi network uses _____ to provide Internet connections to wireless computers and devices.
    • A. 

      Copper telephone wires

    • B. 

      Cable television network

    • C. 

      Radio signals

    • D. 

      Dish-shaped antenna

  • 3. 
    A program that finds web sites, web pages, images, videos, news, and other information.
    • A. 

      Web browser

    • B. 

      Search engine

    • C. 

      URL

    • D. 

      Search directories

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not a Web Browser?
    • A. 

      Google

    • B. 

      Mozilla Firefox

    • C. 

      Safari

    • D. 

      Netscape Navigator

  • 5. 
    What is the international consortium dedicated to the creation of Web standards called?
    • A. 

      HP

    • B. 

      IBM

    • C. 

      NIST

    • D. 

      W3C

  • 6. 
    Who is credited with creating the World Wide Web?
    • A. 

      Vincent Cerf

    • B. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • C. 

      James Bronson

    • D. 

      Thomas Cern

  • 7. 
    What was the first World Wide Web HTML page?
    • A. 

      TheProject.html

    • B. 

      Default.html

    • C. 

      Home.html

    • D. 

      Index.html

  • 8. 
    What was the name of the first GUI Web browser?
    • A. 

      Midas

    • B. 

      Viola

    • C. 

      WorldWideWeb

    • D. 

      Mosaic

  • 9. 
    What is the name of Microsoft's Web Server offering?
    • A. 

      Apache

    • B. 

      HTTP Express

    • C. 

      Microsoft Web Server

    • D. 

      Internet Information Services

  • 10. 
    What was the most visited Web site in 2007, according to Alexa?
    • A. 

      Wikipedia.com

    • B. 

      MySpace.com

    • C. 

      Google.com

    • D. 

      Yahoo.com

  • 11. 
    What popular social networking site was sold to News Corp. for $580 million in 2005?
    • A. 

      Facebook.com

    • B. 

      Dating.com

    • C. 

      Myspace.com

    • D. 

      Google.com

  • 12. 
    What does the acronym "URL" stand for?
    • A. 

      United Reform League

    • B. 

      Uniform Resource Locator

    • C. 

      Universal Resource Location

    • D. 

      Uniform Resource Landing

  • 13. 
    In a Web address, what implies that a Web page is encrypted?
    • A. 

      Https

    • B. 

      Secure

    • C. 

      ://

    • D. 

      Enc

  • 14. 
    What does "www" in the URL http://www.company.com/index.html mean?
    • A. 

      World Wide Web

    • B. 

      Host Name

    • C. 

      Address

    • D. 

      Domain Name

  • 15. 
    In the URL "http://www.company.com/index.html", which of these does "index.html" represent?
    • A. 

      Web Page

    • B. 

      Host

    • C. 

      Protocol

    • D. 

      Domain

  • 16. 
    Which information browsing system is considered the precursor to the modern-day Web?
    • A. 

      FTP

    • B. 

      POP3

    • C. 

      Gopher

    • D. 

      Mosaic

  • 17. 
    What company created the first commercial Web site, called the Global Network Navigator?
    • A. 

      Sun Microsystems

    • B. 

      Xerox

    • C. 

      IBM

    • D. 

      O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.

  • 18. 
    What did Mosaic Communications Corporation change its name to in 1994?
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      Mozilla Foundation

    • C. 

      Oracle

    • D. 

      Netscape Communications Corporation

  • 19. 
    What does "MSN" stand for in the URL http://www.msn.com?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Safe Network

    • B. 

      Microsoft Network

    • C. 

      Microsoft Savvy Network

    • D. 

      Microsoft Short Network

  • 20. 
    Who is allowed to edit pages at Wikipedia.org?
    • A. 

      Anyone

    • B. 

      Site Administrators

    • C. 

      Registered Users

    • D. 

      All Wikipedia Employees

  • 21. 
    Which of the following must you use to access the Internet?
    • A. 

      Taskbar

    • B. 

      Notification Area

    • C. 

      Microsoft Paint

    • D. 

      Web Browser

  • 22. 
    Which language can you use to create and publish a Web page?
    • A. 

      Hypertext Markup Language

    • B. 

      Wireless Markup Language

    • C. 

      Standard General Language

    • D. 

      Hypertext Transfer Language

  • 23. 
    You use Windows Mail to exchange e-mail. You want to track the details of the people with whom you communicate. Which method will allow you to easily access all of the contact details in alphabetical order?
    • A. 

      Sort by name

    • B. 

      Create Signature

    • C. 

      Use Address Book

    • D. 

      Set a Flag

  • 24. 
    What information do you need to easily identify and access a particular Web site?
    • A. 

      Your friend's name

    • B. 

      Alphanumeric code

    • C. 

      Domain name

    • D. 

      Word Pad

  • 25. 
    You will go camping next week. You want to connect to the Internet at the campground location, but do not have time or money to buy any cables. Which of the following connection methods will you most likely use?
    • A. 

      Wireless

    • B. 

      Logical

    • C. 

      Physical

    • D. 

      Hydro

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