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The Internet

written by: Sia
 
The Internet is the biggest decentralized computer network in the world, connecting millions of computers in over 100 countries.

Question 1:


This country has more Internet Service Providers than any other non-English speaking country.
Romania
Brazil
Russia
Czech republic

Question 2:


Development of a global computer network was first proposed in this year, by J.C.R. Licklider.
1982
1952
1972
1962

Question 3:


This was the first popular WWW browser. Microsoft's Internet Explorer is also based on it.
Netscape Navigator
lynx
Opera
NCSA Mosaic

Question 4:


Cables are essential for the transfer of data. The first cable to transfer instantaneous communications across the ocean was laid in this year.
1950
1924
1908
1858

Question 5:


It was the Internet's progenitor and the first large geographically separated network.
ARPANET
NSFNET
CSNET
UUCP

Question 6:


The first e-mail message was sent in this year by Ray Tomlinson.
1971
1983
1964
1979

Question 7:


This person wrote HTTP, the language in which browsers and web servers communicate.
Bill Gates
Tim Berners-Lee
Steve Jobs
Douglas Engelbart

Question 8:


This is how long it took the Internet to attract 50 million users.
5 years
20 years
4 years
10 years

Question 9:


This program pretends to be useful, while executing malicious code.
Worm
Logic bomb
Trojan horse
Virus

Question 10:


In 1995, this famous American computer outlaw was caught while stealing electronic mail and software. In 1996 he released the book "Takedown: The Pursuit and Capture of America's Most Wanted Computer Outlaw -- By The Man"
Tsutomu Shimomura
Vladimir Levin
Robert Morris
Kevin Mitnick

 


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