The Website Jargon Test

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Why not see how much you know, could you pass for a web designer? Take a journey into the world of website jargon and see how high you can score. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following are CMS's (Content Management Systems) for websites? (trick question - you can tick more than one)

    • A.

      Wordpress

    • B.

      Wonga

    • C.

      Drupal

    • D.

      Joomla

    • E.

      Drumla

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Wordpress
    C. Drupal
    D. Joomla
    Explanation
    Well spotted I made up the word Drumla and Wonga is a load of old puppets you see in the ad breaks on TV

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  • 2. 

    What does SEO stand for in the world of websites?

    • A.

      Senior Executive Officer

    • B.

      Subtransfer Earth Orbit

    • C.

      Search Engine Optimisation

    • D.

      Survivability Enhancement Options

    • E.

      Super Entity Obstructer

    Correct Answer
    C. Search Engine Optimisation
    Explanation
    Well done if you spotted the correct answer cunningly hidden in among a lot of other real abbreviations.

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  • 3. 

    HTML is used all over the internet, but what does it mean?

    • A.

      Hot Tomatoes Melt Lips

    • B.

      HyperText Markup Language

    • C.

      How To Meet Ladies

    Correct Answer
    B. HyperText Markup Language
    Explanation
    That was an easy one but there's more to come and they get harder...

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  • 4. 

    If someone asks you "what is the URL" what do they mean?

    • A.

      I would like to offer you a knighthood

    • B.

      I want to know how to address an Earl if I meet one in the street

    • C.

      What is the address of your website

    Correct Answer
    C. What is the address of your website
    Explanation
    Did you get that one, just trying to lull you into a false sense of securuty before the really rough questions later on...

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  • 5. 

    If b stands for byte, KB stands for Kilobyte and MB stands for Megabyte, what does TB stand for (in terms of file size)?

    • A.

      Tallulahbyte

    • B.

      Tetrabyte

    • C.

      Tarquinbyte

    • D.

      Terabyte

    Correct Answer
    D. Terabyte
    Explanation
    - The terabyte is a multiple of the unit byte digital information. The prefix tera means 1012 in the International System of Units (SI), and therefore 1 terabyte is 1099511627776bytes, or 1 trillion (short scale) bytes, or 1024 gigabytes. I prefer the Tallulahbyte myself.
    From Wikipedia

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  • 6. 

    What does CSS stand for?

    • A.

      Computer Service Systems

    • B.

      Correct Safety Shoes

    • C.

      Content Scrambling System

    • D.

      Cascading Style Sheets

    Correct Answer
    D. Cascading Style Sheets
    Explanation
    Answer the next question for more information...

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  • 7. 

    What is CSS used for?

    • A.

      To control water flow in public fountains

    • B.

      To help fashion designers control the cut of their fabrics

    • C.

      To control the look and formatting of a web page

    • D.

      To help nurses making hospital corners

    Correct Answer
    C. To control the look and formatting of a web page
    Explanation
    Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation semantics (the look and formatting) of a document written in a markup language. Its most common application is to style web pages written in HTML and XHTML,

    From Wikipedia

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  • 8. 

    If I told you I had a Responsive website what would it mean?

    • A.

      My website is sensual and attractive

    • B.

      My website adapts according to the site of the screen that you view it on

    • C.

      My website is highly responsible and politically correct

    Correct Answer
    B. My website adapts according to the site of the screen that you view it on
    Explanation
    Responsive web design (often abbreviated to RWD) is an approach to web design in which a site is crafted to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from desktop computer monitors to mobile phones) - No reason your site couldn't also be sensual and attractive though!
    Mainly from wikipedia

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  • 9. 

    Wordpress and Drupal are examples of Open Source software. What does Open Source mean?

    • A.

      People who are open to using tomato ketchup

    • B.

      Free bottled mineral water

    • C.

      Software that is designed and developed through peer review as opposed to proprietary commercial software

    Correct Answer
    C. Software that is designed and developed through peer review as opposed to proprietary commercial software
    Explanation
    Open source is a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is better quality, higher reliability, more flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in.
    From Wikipedia
    The free bottled mineral water might become available one day.
    Well done by the way, you finished!

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  • 10. 

    What does the abbreviation CMS stand for in web design?

    • A.

      Constant Maturity Swap

    • B.

      Cryptographic Message Syntax

    • C.

      Content Management System

    • D.

      Conversational Monitor System

    Correct Answer
    C. Content Management System
    Explanation
    A Content Management System (CMS) is a computer program that allows publishing,

    editing and modifying content on a web site as well as maintenance from a central

    From wikipedia

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