What is a Web Domain? - Definition & Explanation

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In the domain name www.education.edu, which domain level is education?

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1. A domain name should be _________ and _____________.

2. The maximum number of characters that may be used in a domain name is ________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz and worksheet, you will be able to assess how much knowledge you have of website domains. Some of the areas you need to be aware of to pass this quiz include the number of characters allowed in a domain name, types of domain levels, and the basic characteristics of a domain name.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz on Web domains is designed to test your understanding of:

  • Domain levels
  • What a domain name should include
  • Maximum number of characters in a domain name
  • The TLD used by nonprofit organizations
  • What a domain name and attracting visitors can be incorporated as part of

Skills Practiced

You will be able to practice the following skills by completing this quiz:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about domain name levels
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding characteristics of a domain name
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as what a domain name should be versus the maximum number of characters allowed in a domain name

Additional Learning

You can obtain more details about Web domains by going over the accompanying lesson titled What is a Web Domain? - Definition & Explanation. The lesson addresses the following objectives:

  • Defines what a web domain is
  • Details different domain levels
  • Explains the purpose of a domain name
  • Describes how domain names work
  • Discusses top level domains (TLDs)
  • Covers domain name syntax rules
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