Searching The Web Unit Test

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Searching The Web Unit Test - Quiz

Would you like to be a specialist in web searching? It is not as difficult as you might think. The greatest way to search the internet is to utilize the power built into search engines such as Yahoo, Bing, or Ask. Com. Enter words that pertain to whatever you are looking for, and the search engine will present a list of sites that include that information. It would help if you tried this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The __________ is a global network of computers that are connected to one another. Anyone from any part of the world can connect and share information.
    • A. 

      Internet

    • B. 

      Browser

    • C. 

      Home Page (Start Page button)

    • D. 

      World Wide Web

  • 2. 
    The ______  ______ is the main page of a Web site to which all other pages within the site are linked.
  • 3. 
    The Internet and the World Wide Web are the same.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    WWW is the abbreviation for:
  • 5. 
    HTTP is the method or protocol that computers use to communicate with each other to move information across the Internet. HTTP is the abbreviation for:
    • A. 

      HypterText Transfer Protocol

    • B. 

      Hyper Terminal Text Protocol

    • C. 

      Hyper Text Protocol

    • D. 

      HyperThread Transfer Protocol

  • 6. 
    This is the gateway to the Internet and a special software program used to access information on the Internet. It is needed to read HTML files and to move from one HTML document to another on the WWW.
  • 7. 
    Look at the picture below. In the address bar, identify the pathname by keying your answer below. Note: your answer must be typed exactly as shown for the pathname in order to be counted as correct.
  • 8. 
    Look at the image. What is the name of the bar where the number 2 is located? Hint: this bar tells you the name of the program or software and the name of the page you are on.
  • 9. 
    Look at the image. What is the name of the bar where the number 1 is located? This bar is also located in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. 
  • 10. 
    Look at the image. What is the filename? Type your answer below. In order for your answer to be correct, you must type the filename exactly as shown in the image.
  • 11. 
    Top Level Domain NamesWhat is the domain for an U.S. governmental agency?
  • 12. 
    Look at the image. What is the domain name for this address?
  • 13. 
    What is the domain name for a charitable and not-for-profit organization?
  • 14. 
    What domain would a business and other commercial enterprises use?
  • 15. 
    What is the pathname for http://www.nasa.gov/hqpao/welcome.html ?
  • 16. 
    There are two subsets that use protocols on the Internet to move files and/or locate, store, or transmit information. One of them is FTP. What is the other?
  • 17. 
    True or False: One of the ways to open a browser is to click on the start button on the taskbar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    What type of domain name would Auburn University have as the last part of their domain name? Note: I'm not asking for their web address.
  • 19. 
    The _______  _______ gives the name of the Web page loading, the load status, and other important information.
  • 20. 
    The Browser WindowThis button located on your browser window, when clicked, returns you to the home page or start page of the browser.
  • 21. 
    When you click the refresh or reload button, it ___________ the Web page being reviewed.
  • 22. 
    What is the domain name used by network service providers?
  • 23. 
    URL is the abbreviation for:
  • 24. 
    List the three transfer protocols used in your Searching the Web assignments. Transfer protocol is used transport a file. Hint: two of the three have abbreviations. Please list the abbreviations instead of the full name for the first two. Separate your answers with a comma and one space only. Example: OMG, LOL, funny or omg, lol, funny
  • 25. 
    The Internet uses a multiple-part addressing scheme to define the route to the file being accessed. What is the addressing scheme called?
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