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The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET

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Each computer or device connected to the Internet has a unique identifying number. What is this called?

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1. A web address is often referred to as a URL. URL stands for which of the following?

2. A URL consists of different levels. What level is .com in the web address www.google.com?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Internet is a vast information superhighway that involves many behind-the-screens technical facets. This quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of technical aspects of the Internet. You'll be tested on areas that include IP address, URL, and TCP/IP.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following technical components of the Internet:

  • Definitions of IP and ISP
  • Levels of URLs
  • The technical process of retrieving a web page
  • TCP/IP

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Domain Names System and Internet Service Provider
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as ISP and TCP/IP
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how a web page is retrieved
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the technical components of the Internet

Additional Learning

To learn more about how the Internet works, review the accompanying lesson titled The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • History of the Internet
  • What an IP address is
  • Levels of URLs
  • Technical process of retrieving a web page
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