Computer Internet Basics For High School Students!

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The internet is all over us and used in different fields, it is therefore important for us to know a thing or two about it. Just how knowledgeable are you when it comes to the internet? This quiz has been designed for high school students preparing for their exams on Internet basics. Test your knowledge and learn more. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    Netscape Navigator is an example of a _____.
    • A. 

      High-speed network

    • B. 

      Web browser

    • C. 

      Searh engine

    • D. 

      Multimedia object

  • 2. 
    A Web search can be refined by using _____.
    • A. 

      Metasearch engines

    • B. 

      Advanced search tools

    • C. 

      Help

    • D. 

      Toolbar buttons

  • 3. 
    You can visit any Web page by _____.
    • A. 

      Typing the URL in the browser's address box

    • B. 

      Clicking a hyperlink to the URL

    • C. 

      Storing the URL in your browser's Favorites or Bookmarks list.

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    The original "network of networks" was called _____.
    • A. 

      NSFnet

    • B. 

      NSF

    • C. 

      ISWWC

    • D. 

      ARPANET

  • 5. 
    Most search engines allow you to use _____ to modify your search criteria.
    • A. 

      Boolean operators

    • B. 

      Bookmarks

    • C. 

      Subcategories

    • D. 

      Help

  • 6. 
    The address, http://www.franklin.episd.org, is an example of a _____.
    • A. 

      URL

    • B. 

      Backbone

    • C. 

      Search engine

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    When you launch your browser, the paage that appears is called a _____ page
    • A. 

      Start

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      URL

    • D. 

      Launch

  • 8. 
    It has been estimated that nearly _____ people had access to the Internet in 2001.
    • A. 

      One-half billion

    • B. 

      One-half trillion

    • C. 

      One million

    • D. 

      One and a half billion

  • 9. 
    In some search engines, you should use _____ when searching for a phrase or when you want all words to be included.
    • A. 

      Italics

    • B. 

      Brackets

    • C. 

      Parenthesis

    • D. 

      Quotation marks

  • 10. 
    The Internet got its start in the year _____.
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1973

    • C. 

      Early 1980s

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    A hyperlink is a type of _____.
    • A. 

      Directory

    • B. 

      Search

    • C. 

      Navigational tool

    • D. 

      Web page

  • 12. 
    Backbones connect to regional and _____ networks.
    • A. 

      Local

    • B. 

      Federal

    • C. 

      Private

    • D. 

      State

  • 13. 
    You can specify a URL by typing it in the browser's _____.
    • A. 

      Task bar

    • B. 

      History list

    • C. 

      Address box

    • D. 

      Home page