History of the Internet

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

  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?





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



  International data transfer


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



 6. Many countries developed their own packet switching networks.



 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?

  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?





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