Extensible Markup Language (XML): Definition & Explanation


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XML stands for:

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1. The term extensible in XML means:

2. Which of the following is a correct example of an opening and closing XML tag?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you assess your understanding of XML. You will be quizzed on recognizing and understanding XML attributes as well as what the name XML represents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Goals of these assessments include:

  • Identify the acronym XML stands for
  • Recall what the term extensible means in XML
  • Identify opening and closing tags
  • Understand what an XML tag consists of
  • Understand the purpose of XML attributes

Skills Practiced

In this quiz and worksheet you will practice the following comprehension skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related computer science lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the purpose of XML
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about XML attributes

Additional Learning

Further explore the purpose and uses of XML in the related lesson called Extensible Markup Language: Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The purpose of XML
  • XML's origin
  • Examples of the markup language's code
  • Common elements and attributes
  • What an XML document is