The World Wide Web 2.0

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The World Wide Web 2.0 - Quiz


A quick quiz about the wonderful world of Web 2.0.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The term "Web 2.0" was coined in 1999 by which person?

    • A.

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • B.

      Darcy DiNucci

    • C.

      Tim O'Reilly

    • D.

      Bart Decrem

    Correct Answer
    B. Darcy DiNucci
    Explanation
    Darcy DiNucci is credited with coining the term "Web 2.0" in an article titled "Fragmented Future" published in 1999. This term refers to the shift in the use of the internet from static web pages to interactive and collaborative platforms. While Tim Berners-Lee is known as the inventor of the World Wide Web, and Tim O'Reilly played a significant role in popularizing the term "Web 2.0," it was Darcy DiNucci who first introduced the term in her article. Bart Decrem is not associated with the coining of the term "Web 2.0."

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  • 2. 

    The term "Web 2.0" is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate _____________ on the World Wide Web. 

    • A.

      Interactive information sharing

    • B.

      Interoperability

    • C.

      User-centered design

    • D.

      Collaboration

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The term "Web 2.0" is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration on the World Wide Web. This means that Web 2.0 applications allow users to actively participate in sharing and exchanging information, enable different systems and platforms to work together seamlessly, prioritize user experience and satisfaction in design, and promote cooperation and teamwork among users. Therefore, all of the options mentioned - interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration - are correct associations with the term "Web 2.0".

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  • 3. 

    Web 2.0 allows users to build on the interactive facilities of "Web 1.0" to provide "Network as platform" computing, allowing users to run software-applications entirely through a:

    • A.

      Browser

    • B.

      Hard-drive

    • C.

      Television

    • D.

      SMART Board

    Correct Answer
    A. Browser
    Explanation
    Web 2.0 builds on the interactive capabilities of Web 1.0 and enables "Network as platform" computing. This means that users can access and use software applications directly through a browser. This eliminates the need for software installations on a hard drive or other devices like televisions or SMART boards. The browser acts as a gateway to access and utilize various web-based applications, making it the correct answer in this context.

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  • 4. 

    The letters in the acronym "SLATES" stand for the following features and techniques of Web 2.0:

    • A.

      Software, Links, Authorize, Technical, Explore, Simple.

    • B.

      Search, Links, Authoring, Tags, Extensions, Signals.

    • C.

      Search, Legend, Authorization, Technical, Explore, Software.

    • D.

      Simple, Legend, Allow, Tags, Extensions, Signals.

    Correct Answer
    B. Search, Links, Authoring, Tags, Extensions, Signals.
    Explanation
    The acronym "SLATES" stands for Search, Links, Authoring, Tags, Extensions, and Signals. These features and techniques are associated with Web 2.0. Search refers to the ability to search and find information easily. Links allow for easy navigation between different web pages. Authoring refers to the ability for users to create and publish their own content. Tags are used to categorize and organize content. Extensions refer to additional tools or features that can be added to enhance functionality. Signals are used to provide feedback and notifications to users.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following are examples of "Web 2.0" sites?

    • A.

      Flicker

    • B.

      YouTube

    • C.

      Wikipedia

    • D.

      Facebook

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the given websites - Flicker, YouTube, Wikipedia, and Facebook - are examples of "Web 2.0" sites. Web 2.0 refers to the second generation of the World Wide Web that emphasizes user-generated content, collaboration, and interactive experiences. These websites allow users to create and share content, engage in social networking, and contribute to the platform's information. Therefore, all the mentioned websites align with the characteristics of Web 2.0 sites.

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