Internet History Quiz

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What is the first form of Internet?

ARPANET (Advanced Research Project Agency Network)

Who introduced the World Wide Web (WWW) using the protocol HTTP?

Tim Berners Lee

When was the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) established?


What is the private network inside a company or organization called?


What are the hardware and software requirements for connecting to the internet?

a. A computer with a modem (internal or external) b. A telephone connection c. An account with an ISP d. A browser software (e.g. Internet Explorer or Mozilla)

What are the two ways to connect to the internet?

Dialing to an ISP's computer or direct connection to an ISP

What protocol is used for direct connection to the ISP?

ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)

What technology uses optical fibers for data transmission to the home?

Fibre To The Home (FTTH)

What method uses copper wires instead of fiber optics for data transfer in direct connection?

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)

What technology uses microwaves to transmit information across a network in a range of 2 GHz to 11 GHz for long distances?

WIMAX (Wireless Microwave Access)

What technology uses very small aperture terminal (VSAT) for accessing internet via satellite?

Satellite broadband

What technology is a fast version of Wi-Fi and uses visible light for data transmission?

Li-Fi (Light Fidelity)

What service on the internet has a unique website address and can be accessed globally?

www (World Wide Web)

What is the main function of a browser in the context of the internet?

To act as an interface between the user and the internal working of the internet

What are the different browsers mentioned in the text?

Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape Navigator, Google Chrome, Opera

What is the process a browser follows to determine the URL entered?

The browser asks the DNS for the URL's corresponding IP address (Numeric address)

Test your knowledge of the history of the Internet with this quiz. Learn about the origins of ARPANET, the development of the World Wide Web, and the establishment of Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

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