What is the Internet? - Definition & Explanation


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A worldwide system of connected networks is called:

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1. The name of the original network that scientist created before the Internet is:

2. Information is broken down into _____ to move across the Internet.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Count on completing a series of fill-in-the-blank questions on this quiz and worksheet. Questions will cover topics such as information breakdowns, a precursor to the Internet, and network components.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Keep in mind, you'll be examined on:

  • An international system of connected networks
  • A network creation prior to the Internet
  • How information breaks down to travel
  • Ways in which machines complete tasks
  • The components of a network

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Internet through a new lens
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the mechanics of the Internet
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the transport of information via the Internet and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

In order to enhance your Internet prowess, read our affiliated lesson. The lesson is titled What is the Internet? - Definition & Explanation and it will cover:

  • The Internet's creation
  • Ways the Internet is used
  • What makes up the Internet