What is a URL? - Definition & Examples Video


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A uniform resource locator is part of a/an _____.

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1. The protocol that signifies a ''secure'' mode of communication is the _____ protocol.

2. In a URL, the grouping of characters to the left of the colon (:) represent the _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Today, we use URLs without giving much thought to the meaning of them, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of their syntax.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Where in the browser the URL is typically entered
  • What the grouping of characters to the left of the URL's colon represents
  • Properly formatted URL
  • What a uniform resource locator is part of
  • Protocol that signifies a ''secure'' mode of communication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related information systems lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a properly formatted URL and an incorrectly formatted URL
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding URLs

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson What is a URL? - Definition & Examples. The lesson achieves the following objectives:

  • Defines URL and Internet Protocol
  • Explains the definition of a web browser
  • Breaks down the syntax of a URL
  • Explores the importance of using encrypted URLs for security purposes