Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web: Biography & Facts


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In what year was the first web page served up on the Internet?

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1. Where did Tim Berners-Lee develop the World Wide Web?

2. In what field did Tim Berners-Lee originally study?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination will check your knowledge of Internet founder Tim Berners-Lee. Quiz questions will include which year the first web page appeared on the Internet and where Berners-Lee developed the World Wide Web.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will quiz you on the following:

  • What field Berners-Lee first studied
  • The goal of the World Wide Web Consortium
  • Awards won by Berners-Lee

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about the life and career of Tim Berners-Lee
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the education and professional achievements of Berners-Lee
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the formation of the World Wide Web

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the World Wide Web: Biography & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn in greater detail about Berners-Lee's upbringing and early professions
  • Read about the creation of the World Wide Web and the first web server
  • Discuss the meaning of certain computer terms, such as hypertext transfer protocol, universal resource locator, and hypertext markup language