Hypertext Markup Language (HTML): Definition & History


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The capability enabling the linking of one web page to another is:

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1. HTML tags or elements are enclosed between:

2. Which option below presents a correctly formatted HTML tag?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the history and definition of HTML, a markup language for interpreting and displaying text, graphics and images in web browsers. Topics you will be assessed on include HTML elements, tags and symbols.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The format of HTML tags
  • The definition of hypertext
  • Using HTML symbols
  • Identifying the current HTML standard.

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on HTML
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of HTML
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about HTML code

Additional Learning

To learn more about markup languages and HTML, review the accompanying lesson called Hypertext Markup Language (HTML): Definition & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define markup language
  • Understand the fundamentals of HTML, XML and XHTML
  • Learn the history of markup languages
  • Explain examples of markup languages
  • Learn elements of HTML and XML