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UNIT - 3: Introduction to Computer Networks

2) Introduction to Internet and Web

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What can you do with the Internet?

(a) Exchange information with friends and colleagues

(b) Access pictures, sounds, video clips and other media elements

(c) Find diverse perspectives on issues from a global audience

(d) Exchange information, access pictures, find diverse perspectives on issues from a global audience

2. There are numerous websites, which provide a search facility for searching the contents on

    (a) Internet

    (b) website

    (c) web page

    (d) LAN

3. The first network is

    (a) ARPANET

    (b) Internet

    (c) NSFnet

    (d) NET

4. The WWW is made up of a set of interconnected ……… that are linked together over the Internet.

    (a) Electronic documents

    (b) Web pages

    (c) Files

    (d) All of the above

5. In URL,, which component identifies the path of a web page?

    (a) HTTP


    (c) /index.htm

    (d) All of the above

6. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about URL?

    (a) URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator

    (b) You can enter the URL into the address bar.

    (c) Both (a) and (b)

    (d) It is not necessary for the URL to be unique.

7. A website is a collection of

    (a) web server

    (b) web page

    (c) web browser

    (d) WWW

8. Home page helps viewers to find out what they can find on a particular site. The home page is the

    (a) first page of a website

    (b) index page

    (c) about page

    (d) None of the above

9. Which of the following website is not used for job search?




    (d) Myspace

10. Web page is created using language

    (a) XML

    (b) Java

    (c) c

    (d) HTML

11. By default, web pages are saved in the ……… folder.

    (a) Download

    (b) Document

    (c) Picture

    (d) Music

12. A browser is a program, which is used to

    (a) connect to Internet

    (b) create websites

    (c) view sites on the web

    (d) All of the above

13. Which of the following is developed by Apple Incorporation?

    (a) Lynx

    (b) Opera

    (c) Safari

    (d) Mozilla Firefox

14. Which of the following is the online textual or multimedia conversation?

    (a) VoIP

    (b) Chatting

    (c) HTML

    (d) None of the above

15. After setting up the lab and the Internet in the lab, Samarth is now required to enable videos and animations to be played on the web browser for students of the multimedia class. Which browser tool /service can be used for the same?

    (a) Plug-ins

    (b) Add-ons

    (c) Control Panel

    (d) Download Settings

16. During an international exchange programme the students need to connect to a classroom in Russia using Skype. Samarth helps the students to connect. Which type of network service is being used?

    (a) Instant messaging

    (b) Email messaging

    (c) VoIP

    (d) WWW


17. Web server is a special computer system running on HTTP through web pages. The web page is a medium to carry data from one computer system to another. The working of the webserver starts from the client or user. The client sends their request through the web browser to the webserver. Web server takes this request, processes it and then sends back processed data to the client. The server gathers all of our web page information and sends it to the user, which we see on our computer system in the form of a web page. When the client sends a request for processing to the web server, a domain name and IP address are important to the webserver. The domain name and IP address are used to identify the user on a large network.

(i) Web servers are

    (a) IP addresses

    (b) computer systems

    (c) web pages of a site

    (d) a medium to carry data from one computer to another

(ii) What does the webserver need to send back information to the user?

    (a) Home address

    (b) Domain name

    (c) IP address

    (d) Both (b) and (c)

(iii) What is the full form of HTTP?

    (a) HyperText Transfer Protocol

    (b) HyperText Transfer Procedure

    (c) Hyperlink Transfer Protocol

    (d) Hyperlink Transfer Procedure

(iv) The ……… translates Internet domain and host names to IP address.

    (a) domain name system

    (b) routing information protocol

    (c) Internet relay chart

    (d) network time protocol

 (v) Computer that requests the resources or data from another computer is called as ............ .

    (a) server

    (b) client

    (c) Both (a) and (b)

    (d) None of these

Subjective Questions (Short Answer Type Questions)

1. Define the following terms.

    (a) ARPANET

    (b) ISP

    (c) URL

2. Define home page. Give two advantages of the home page.

3. Give any three applications on the Internet.

4. Sahil, a Class X student, has just started understanding the basics of Internet and web technologies. He is a bit confused between the terms “World Wide Web” and “Internet”. Help him in understanding both the terms with the help of suitable examples of each.

5. Ruhani wants to edit some privacy settings of her browser. How can she accomplish her task?

6. Define the structure of URL with example.

7. Mr Lal owns a factory that manufactures automobile spare parts. Suggest to him the advantages of having a web page for his factory.

8. Which page does not change until the developer modifies them?

9. How is an E-mail different from a chat?

10. Explain any two attributes of WWW.

11. How many types of software are used to work in a communication environment?

12. Differentiate between

   (i) Website and Web page

   (ii) Static and Dynamic Web pages

13. Discuss the functioning of a web server with its explanation.

14. What do you understand by the term chatting?

15. Distinguish between server and web server.

Long Answer Type Questions

16. Define WWW.

17. Define Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). Also, explain its advantages.

18. What is the website? Also, write its components.

19. Differentiate between absolute URL and relative URL.

20. What is the utility of a web server? Write about the services provided by the webserver.

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