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History of the Internet (Grade 8)

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History of the Internet

What was the name of the first network of interconnected computers?
  1. Eniac
  2. ARPAnet
  3. Hyperlink
  4. World Wide Web
ARPAnet was funded by the United States Department of Defense.
  1. True
  2. False
The first computer to computer link was in what year?
  1. 1945
  2. 1956
  3. 1969
  4. 1981
Sent in 1971, the first email was sent from one computer to another on the same desk.
  1. True
  2. False
It was originally illegal to send personal messages over ARPAnet.
  1. True
  2. False
The World Wide Web and the internet are the same thing.
  1. True
  2. False
The World Wide Web was created in 1989 by researchers at CERN.
  1. True
  2. False
The first web browser was named WorldWideWeb.
  1. True
  2. False
With the ability to display images on the same screen as text,                   became the first widely used web browser.
  1. Internet Explorer
  2. Chrome
  3. Nexus
  4. Mosaic
What is meant by web 2.0?

The internet boom occurred between 2000 and 2010.
  1. True
  2. False
A book sold between students of MIT and Stanford in 1972 was the first object sold on the internet.
  1. True
  2. False
The organization Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is responsible for maintaining the databases of the domain names of all websites.
  1. True
  2. False

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