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01 - Understanding the Internet

 1. The word 'Internet' is an amalgamation (connection) of two words. International and _________.

  botnet

  net

  national

  network

 2. The internet belongs to the United States of America and China.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 3. Decide whether the statement below is true or false.
Unlike the telephone network, which for years in most countries was run by a single company, the global Internet consists of tens of thousands of interconnected networks run by service providers, individual companies, universities, governments, and others

  TRUE

  FALSE

 4. The internet is made up of ________________ all over the world that are digitally connected to each other by cable, fibre or wireless links.

  hundreds or thousands of cell based nodes

  millions of sattelite dishes

  millions or billions of atoms

  millions or billions of computers

 5. You can use the internet to __________________, communicate with people, download pictures and videos, listen to music or do lots of other amazing things.

  browse websites

  build physical houses

  discover the unknown secrets of the universe

  fly into space

 6. Let?s imagine you are visiting a webpage with an image on it. How does the image get to your computer?
Note: The answer will describe the first step involved.

  The image is stored in the air waves. Your computer collects the particles and puts them together.

  The image is hosted on a remote mountain in America. Your computer connects to it via wireless.

  The image is hosted on a web server. Your computer sends a request to the web server for the image.

  The image is hosted on Google's space shuttle. Your computer retrieves it through the air.

 7. Your home or school or home computer is likely to get its internet connection from an ISP. What does ISP stand for?
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  International Service Plank

  Internet Service Provider

  Internet Solitude Pretender

  Internet Street Point

 8. We send "requests" to a web server all the time. The request is sent in a _______. A ________ is like a virtual parcel which has lots of important information attached to it.

  punch

  packet

  bitcoin

  binary letter

 9. Just like how humans have names, every computer system (including phones) have a number that is their unique name. These are called:

  ip addresses

  minecraft bits

  bit coin numbers

  mac numbers

 10. The two most important bits of information are the IP address of the web server that the image is stored on and the IP address of ________________.

  your computer

  Google's computer

  the world

  the telephone in your house

 11. The Internet is said to have began (had its origins) with some military computers in the Pentagon (in America). It was called the _______________ in 1969.

  ARPANET

  USNET

  BOTNET

  AMERICANET

 12. Have a look at the image below. What are these called? (Hint: You need them to browse the world wide web).
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  internet people

  web emojis

  web browsers

  internet icons

 13. The internet and the WWW are the same thing.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 14. America and Iran have been warring over who will own the internet, but America currently owns it.

  FALSE

  TRUE

 15. The Internet is essentially ______________________________________________.

  a massive wide area network of billions of computers.

  a large computer (super large, the size of a country) that stores all the data and web pages in the world.

  a collection of billions of web pages, emails, images and instant messages.

  a big (and I mean huge) space centre in the sky that serves information.