History Of The World Wide Web! Quiz

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The history of The World Wide Web is quite interesting and it starts with a great man who goes by the name of Sir Tim Berners-Lee back in 1989. It has evolved over the years and more people in the world today are getting access to it. Test out what you know about its history by taking up the quiz below. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was the WWW developed?

    • A.

      1980

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    B. 1990
    Explanation
    WWW developed in 1989/1990 at CERN by ... see question 2

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  • 2. 

    Which of these statements is true?

    • A.

      The internet was developed much earlier than WWW

    • B.

      Bill Gates invented the internet

    • C.

      Tim Berners-Lee invented the WWW

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The internet was developed much earlier than WWW
    C. Tim Berners-Lee invented the WWW
    Explanation
    The internet was developed from the 1960s as a global network of computers.

    Bill Gates founded Microsoft who developed the Internet Explorer browser in the 1990s

    Yes, Tim B-L is considered to be the inventror of HTTP and HTML which is the basis of the WWW

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  • 3. 

    You can tell that the website whose URL is www.gov.au is the Austrian Government's website.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    gov = government
    au = Australia (anot Austria)

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  • 4. 

    Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer are types of ______________

    Correct Answer
    web browser browser
    Explanation
    They are web browsers from Mozilla, Google and Microsoft respectively

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  • 5. 

    In which year was the Internet created?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    A. 1969
    Explanation
    In 1969, the Internet was created. This was the year when the first successful message was sent over the ARPANET, which was the precursor to the modern Internet. It marked a significant milestone in the development of computer networking and laid the foundation for the global communication network that we use today.

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  • 6. 

    The Internet began as a project of which organization?

    • A.

      Department of Homeland Security

    • B.

      Advanced Research Projects Agency

    • C.

      Department of Information Technology

    • D.

      Office of E-Government & Information Technology

    Correct Answer
    B. Advanced Research Projects Agency
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Advanced Research Projects Agency. The Internet began as a project of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), which was an agency of the United States Department of Defense. ARPA initiated the development of the ARPANET, a precursor to the modern Internet, in the late 1960s. The goal was to create a network that could withstand a nuclear attack and allow for decentralized communication. Over time, the ARPANET evolved into the Internet that we know today.

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  • 7. 

    The world's first web page was put online in which country?

    • A.

      France

    • B.

      The United Kingdom

    • C.

      The United States

    • D.

       Japan

    Correct Answer
    A. France
    Explanation
    The world's first web page was put online in France. This is because Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, created and published the first website at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research) in Geneva, Switzerland, which is a French-speaking country. The website was launched on August 6, 1991, and it provided information on how to use the World Wide Web. Therefore, France is the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    What was the first recorded message transmitted over the Internet?

    • A.

      Hello

    • B.

      Hello world

    • C.

      Login

    • D.

      Welcome

    Correct Answer
    C. Login
    Explanation
    The first recorded message transmitted over the Internet was "login". This message is significant because it represents the initial step in establishing a connection or accessing a computer system. The concept of logging in is fundamental to computer networks and the Internet, as it allows users to authenticate themselves and gain access to various resources. Therefore, "login" is the most appropriate answer as it aligns with the historical context and significance of the first recorded message transmitted over the Internet.

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