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History of the Internet

 1. Early computers were often connected to terminals by a 'LAN' - what does this stand for?
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  Liminal Archive Neurology

  Leading Addition Notation

  Litmus Arena Numerals

  Local Area Networks

 2. What did Donald Davies devise at the UK National Physical Laboratory?

  Search engines

  Classless inter-domain routing

  Packet switching

  The internet service provider

 3. What was the name of the packet switching network built for the US Department of Defence in 1969?

  DEFNET

  INTELNET

  ARPANET

  CONNET

 4. The word 'internet' was first used in 1974 as a shortened form of what term?

  Internettling

  Intercomputernetwork

  International data transfer

  Internetworking

 5. Commercial use of the internet was at first forbidden.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 6. Many countries developed their own packet switching networks.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 7. What are the TCP/IP protocols introduced in 1983 and still in use today?

  Data privacy protocols

  Codes of conduct

  Brands of antiseptic

  The communications protocols used on the internet

 8. Who devised the concept of the world wide web, the web server and web browser?
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  Guido van Rossum

  Steve Jobs

  John Von Neumann

  Tim Berners-Lee

 9. What web browser is credited with popularising the internet by first showing text and pictures on the same page?

  Marble

  Mentor

  Mosaic

  Maxpower

 10. What percentage of the world's population is estimated to have used the internet by 2015?
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  20%

  80%

  60%

  40%