Web Basics: Knowledge Trivia Quiz

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Are you familiar with the web basics, and do you think you can pass this quiz? The web is a bunch of interconnected computers talking to one another. But what makes the web work? From its functionality to its applications, what is all there that lets users share information or data? Well, if you want to learn about it, take this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the internet?
    • A. 

      An assortment of ideas over the web.

    • B. 

      A network of many different computers connected together.

    • C. 

      A server.

    • D. 

      A Web browser.

  • 2. 
    A link allows you to:
    • A. 

      Make notes about the information on a Web page.

    • B. 

      Access a formal reference to an information source.

    • C. 

      Instantly connect to another Web page.

  • 3. 
    What is the home page of a Web site?
    • A. 

      The starting point of a Web site, almost like the front cover of a book or magazine.

    • B. 

      Where a Web author must list his or her credentials.

    • C. 

      The best page of a Web site.

  • 4. 
    What two things happen when you place your cursor over a link?
    • A. 

      You return to the home page and back to the domain name.

    • B. 

      Your cursor turns into an arrow and the URL of the link appears in the lower left of your screen.

    • C. 

      Your cursor turns into a hand and the URL of the link appears in the lower left of your screen.

  • 5. 
    A URL:
    • A. 

      Is the same as an IP address, but much easier to remember than a list of numbers.

    • B. 

      Is also known as a Web address.

    • C. 

      Contains a domain name.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of a domain name?
    • A. 

      Nyu.edu

    • B. 

      Cnn.ext

    • C. 

      Novemberlearning.com

    • D. 

      Whitehouse.gov

  • 7. 
    A domain name:
    • A. 

      Can sometimes tell you about the Web browser you are using.

    • B. 

      May be designed to fool you about the actual content of the site.

    • C. 

      Will never contain an extension.

    • D. 

      Tells you absolutely nothing about the content of a site - ever.

  • 8. 
    How do you truncate a Web address?
    • A. 

      Remove the domain name from the URL.

    • B. 

      Remove the http:// or the www. from the URL.

    • C. 

      Remove levels from the URLs right to the left until you are left with the domain name

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of truncating a URL?
    • A. 

      To help navigate through a Web site.

    • B. 

      To help find the homepage of a Web site.

    • C. 

      To help find more information on a Web site.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Identify the correct domain name within the following URL:http://www.shakespeare.com/Poetry/ieindex.html
    • A. 

      Http://www.shakespeare.com/Poetry

    • B. 

      Www.shakespeare.com/Poetry

    • C. 

      Shakespeare.com

    • D. 

      Www.shakespeare.com

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