MCQs on Email and Internet

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In the modern digital world, being able to communicate effectively and access a multitude of information requires having a firm grasp of email and the internet. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) on the Internet and email offer a fun and interactive approach to test your knowledge and solidify your comprehension of these important technologies.

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These multiple-choice questions (MCQs) cover a broad range of subjects, including online security, networking principles, internet architecture, and the fundamentals of email authoring and management. Regardless of your background—student, professional, or someone looking to improve their digital literacy—these multiple-choice questions (MCQs) provide an extensive and enjoyable way to assess your knowledge. Prepare to take on new challenges and find areas in which you can learn more.

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Internet and Email MCQs

Q1. Which of the following is stored on a client and contains   state information of the website visited

(a) Cookies

(b) Servlet   

(c) History 

(d) Resident Page

(a) Cookies

Q2. The method for storing data temporarily such  that the input-output of the same job is  overlapped with its own processing, is known  as :

(a) Spooling 

(b) Contention   

(c) I/O wait 

(d) Buffering

(d) Buffering

Q3. The Internet was launched in 1969 when the   United States funded a project that developed   a national computer network called (a) Web  

(b) ISP   

(c) CERN

(d) ARPANET

(d) ARPANET

Q4. Program provides access to Web   resources.

(a) Web 

(b) ISP 

(c) browser

(d) URL

(c) browser

Q5. Many individuals create their own personal   sites called Web logs, or 

(a) social networks

(b) blogs

(c) wikis   

(d) search engines

(b) blogs

Q6. Programs that automatically submit your search request to several search engines   simultaneously are called

(a) Metasearch engines

(b) Inclusive search engines   

(c) Spiders   

(d) Hits

(a) Metasearch engines

Q7. These programs allow parents as well as   organizations to block out selected sites and   set time limits on Internet access.

(a) plug-ins

(b) filters

(c) FTP

(d) DSL

(b) filters

Q8. IP address means

(a) Internet Protocol 

(b) Internal Power 

(c) Intranet Protocol

(d) Internal Protocol

(a) Internet Protocol

Q9. IP Addresses has………..bytes   

(a) 2     

(b) 4

(c) 8     

(d) 16

(b) 4

Q10. A protocol used to control the secure sending  of data on the internet is :   

(a) SMTP 

(b) HTTPS

(c) TCP/IP     

(d) HTTP

(b) HTTPS

Q11. The word FTP stands for__________   

(a) File Translate Protocol

(b) File Transit Protocol 

(c) File Typing Protocol 

(d) File Transfer Protocol 

(a) File Translate Protocol

Q12.What is Internet 2?

(a) A new type of cabling system for Wide     Area Networks

(b) A second local area network that can            connect with another online LAN to share    access 

(c) A new standard for Internet browsers

(d) An association to develop advanced      Internet technology

(d) An association to develop advanced Internet technology

Q13. While searching a website, you have been   unable to find information that was on the site   several months ago. What might you do to   attempt to locate that information?

(a) Visit Google’s cached page to view the     older copy

(b) Forget about it, as there is no way to find   this information

(c) Visit a partner site of the organization to    see if it is there

(d) Use the wayback machine.

(c) Visit a partner site of the organization to see if it is there

Q14. What is the FTP program used for?

(a) Transfer files to and from an Internet      Server

(b) Designing a website 

(c) Connecting to the Internet   

(d) Sending mails in bulk

(a) Transfer files to and from an Internet Server

Q15. Which of the following are commonly found   on web pages?

(a) internet 

(b) hyperlinks

(c) intranet    

(d) all of these

(b) hyperlinks

Q16. The ability to combine name and addresses   with a standard document is called

(a) document formatting

(b) database management 

(c) mail merge

(d) form letters

(c) mail merge

Q17. What is the full form of TCP/IP?

(a) Transmission control protocol/internet     protocol

(b) telephone call protocol/international      protocol 

(c) transport control protocol/internet protocol  

(d) Tele caller protocol institutional protocol

(a) Transmission control protocol/internet protocol

Q18. In Satellite based communication, VSAT   stands for?

(a) Very Small Aperture Terminal

(b) Varying Size Aperture Terminal 

(c) Very Small Analog Terminal

(d) Very Small Analog Transmitter

(a) Very Small Aperture Terminal

Q19. Internet uses

(a) Packet switching

(b) Circuit switching   

(c) Telephone switching 

(d) Telex switching

(a) Packet switching

Q20. The Internet banking facility provide by   banks is known as 

(a) online banking 

(b) net banking

(c) e-connect

(d) epay

(b) net banking

Q21. A commonly used graphic format for the   web is :

(a) GIF

(b) cmp

(c) text 

(d) TIF

(a) GIF

Q22. ………..is the storage area for e-mails.   (a) Folder

(b) Mail box

(c) Directory 

(d) Hard Disk

(b) Mail box

Q23. Pop-ups are a form of…..on the World Wide   Web? 

(a) Instant Messaging 

(b) Search Engines 

(c) Browsers 

(d) Online Advertising

(d) Online Advertising

Q24. Which of the following refers to the process   of trading goods over the internet?   (a) E-seva

(b) E-trading

(c) E-Sales

(d) E-Commerce

(d) E-Commerce

Q25. VPN means

(a) Vital Private Network

(b) Virtual Private Network

(c) Visual Projection Node

(d) Very Private Network

(b) Virtual Private Network

Q26. ………is the internal network of an   organization? 

(a) Internet

(b) Intranet

(c) Extranet

(d) Organet

(b) Intranet

Q27. BCC in the internet refers to 

(a) Black carbon copy 

(b) Blind carbon copy

(c) Blank carbon copy 

(d) Beautiful carbon copy 

(b) Blind carbon copy

Q28. Cloud computing means

(a) Computing using the satellite 

(b) Computing using cloud chamber   technology 

(c) Computing which results in errors

(d) Shifting computing power from offline PCs and Laptops onto the Web

(d) Shifting computing power from offline PCs and Laptops onto the Web

Q29. When browsing the World Wide Web, the   browser is a………….   

(a) feeder

(b) server program.

(c) application program

(d) system program

(c) application program

Q30. Where is the newly received email stored?

(a) your website 

(b) Address-box

(c) Inbox

(d) your personal laptop

(c) Inbox

Q31. What is the advantage of using basic HTML   to create a document?

(a) HTML is very easy to use   

(b) The document can be displayed by all word            processors

(c) The document can be displayed by all                programs

(d) The document can be displayed by all             browsers

(d) The document can be displayed by all browsers

Q32. Which of the following words is NOT related to the internet?

(a) Link

(b) Function Key   

(c) Browser 

(d) Search Engine

(b) Function Key

Q33. Which of the following is required to create   an HTML document?

(a) browser 

(b) internet   

(c) text editor

(d) search engine

(c) text editor

Q34. The file that is linked with an e-mail and sent   to the receiver of the e-mail is referred to   as

(a) annexure 

(b) appendage  

(c) add-on   

(d) attachment

(d) attachment

Q35. Which of the following refers to the process   of a computer receiving information from a   server on the Internet?

(a) gathering     

(b) uploading   

(c) inputting  

(d) downloading

(d) downloading

Q36. The term “host” with respect to the internet,   means

(a) A computer that is a stand alone computer   (b) A computer that is connected to the               internet

(c) A computer reserved for use by the host   (d) A large collection of computers 

(b) A computer that is connected to the internet

Q37. Web pages are saved in ………….format.   (a) http.// 

(b) HTML

(c) DOC

(d) URL

(b) HTML

Q38.The computer that hosts your e-mail account is known as

(a) Host 

(b) E-mail client

(c) E-mail server 

(d) Listserv

(b) E-mail client

Q39. Before you can begin using e-mail, you must have a

(a) Browser     

(b) Modem   

(c) Server

(d) Account

(d) Account

Q40. Which of the following are tasks that may be   completed when configuring your e-mail client?

(a) Provide the IP address of your ISP’s mail server

(b) Provide the name of your e-mail account   (c) Specify that mail is to be deleted from the host computer after it is downloaded to            your computer

(d) All of these

(a) Provide the IP address of your ISP’s mail server

Q41. Granting an outside organization access to Internet web pages is often implemented using 

(a) Extranet

(b) Intranet   

(c) Internet     

(d) Hacker

(a) Extranet

Q42. What is the term associated with the second part of an e-mail address?

(a) Local address

(b) Eight characters long  

(c) User name  

(d) Domain name

(d) Domain name

Q43. The scientist who developed the idea of the   WWW is 

(a) James Gosling   

(b) Tim Berns Lee

(c) Andrew Tannenbaum

(d) Linus Torvalds

(b) Tim Berns Lee

Q44. Which of the following is not one of the   three ‘Mail Merge Helper’ steps?

(a) Merge the two files   

(b) Create the main document   

(c) Set the mailing list parameters

(d) Create the data source

(c) Set the mailing list parameters

Q45. To access and display documents on the   web, you must have a communication   standard called

(a) DNS

(b) URL

(c) HTTP

(d) HTML 

(b) URL

Q46. The default opening/beginning webpage of   a website is called

(a) Index page

(b) Search page   

(c) Homepage

(d) Feedback

(c) Homepage

Q47. Hotmail, a free web-based email service   operated by which company?   

(a) Apple

(b) Rediff 

(c) Microsoft

(d) Google

(c) Microsoft

Q48. When you connect to the……..your   computer is communicating with a server at   your Internet service provider (ISP).   

(a) Modem

(b) Internet

(c) Phoneline 

(d) Mobile

(b) Internet

Q49. In the URL www.abc.com, .com signifies   that it is a commercial site.  Which of the   following extensions specifies that the site is an   educational site.   

(a) .org      

(b) .edu   

(c) .com      

(d) .net

(b) .edu

Q50. For web navigation following software   is/are used :   

(a) Google Chrome   

(b) Mozilla Firefox   

(c) Internet Explorer   

(d) All of these

(d) All of these

Q51. Which of the following terms is associated   with high-speed connection?

(a) TCP/IP

(b) Dial-up access   

(c) Ethernet     

(d) Broadband

(d) Broadband

Q52. Which of the following e-mail addresses is incorrect?

(a) abcd_123@xyz.com   

(b) abc(4)123#xyz.com

(c) 123abc@xyz.com

(d) 1@xyz.com

(b) abc(4)123#xyz.com

Q53. We can save our favourite websites in a   browser as : 

(a) favourites 

(b) save   

(c) bookmark    

(d) Both (a) and (c)

(d) Both (a) and c

Q54. What is the top-level domain name of the following URL http.//www.yahoo.com/   mail/default.asp?   

(a) http      

(b) www   

(c) yahoo      

(d) .com

(d) .com

Q55. Which of the following is not a web   scripting language?

(a) ASP 

(b) DSP

(c) JSP

(d) PHP

(b) DSP

Q56. Which of the following utilities used to   monitor and restrict all the file transfer   between two networks?

(a) Web server

(b) Firewall

(c) Internet Explorer  

(d) LAN

(b) Firewall

Q57. ASCII stands for :   

(a) American Stable Code for International     Interchange   

(b) American Standard Case for Institutional     Interchange   

(c) American Standard Code for Information    Interchange

(d) American Standard Code for Interchange     Information

(c) American Standard Code for Information    Interchange

Q58. ………..are used to identify a user who   returns to a Website.   

(a) Cookies

(b) Plug-ins  

(c) Scripts

(d) ASPs

(a) Cookies

Q59. What is e-commerce?

(a) Buying and selling international goods

(b) Buying and selling products and services     over the Internet

(c) Buying and selling products and services     not found in stores 

(d) Buying and selling products having to do     with computers   

(e) Buying and selling of electronic goods

b) Buying and selling products and services over the Internet

Q60. What are the four things needed to connect   to the Internet?

(a) telephone line, modem, computer and an     ISP   

(b) modem, computer, PDA, and ISP   

(c) telephone line, PDA, modem and computer   (d) computer, ISP, modem and communication    software

(d) computer, ISP, modem and communication    software

Q61. Which of the following functions are not   performed by servers?

(a) Email processing   

(b) Database sharing   

(c) Processing Web sites   

(d) Storage

(d) Storage

Q62. The process of transferring files from a   computer on the internet to your computer is   called………….   

(a) downloading    

(b) uploading

(c) upgrading 

(d) noting

(b) uploading

Q63. You can use the………..bar to type a URL   and display a Web page, or type a keyword to   display a list of related Web pages. 

(a) Menu

(b) Title   

(c) Search 

(d) Web   

(e) Address

(e) Address

Q64. The collection of links throughout the   Internal creates an interconnected network   called the…………   

(a) Wide Area Web   

(b) Web   

(c) World Wide Web

(d) All of these

(c) World Wide Web

Q65. The………..file format is a method of   encoding pictures on a computer.   

(a) HTML    

(b) JPEG

(c) FTP 

(d) URL

(b) JPEG

Q66. ISP stands for :   

(a) International Serial Port   

(b) Internet Switching Protocol   

(c) Internet Service Provider   

(d) Internet Security Provider

(c) Internet Service Provider

Q67. What is a mailing-list?  

(a) Collection of e-mail addresses

(b) Collection of files  

(c) Collection of folders  

(d) Collection of dates

(a) Collection of e-mail addresses

Q68. The internet is a system of………..   

(a) Software bundles   

(b) Web page   

(c) Web site   

(d) Interconnected Networks

(d) Interconnected Networks

Q69. Junk e-mail is also called……..   

(a) spam

(b) spoof   

(c) sniff script    

(d) spool

(a) spam

Q70. E-mail (electronic mail) is………..   

(a) an Internet standard that allows users to                upload and download files   

(b) a real-time typed conversation that takes              place on a computer

c) an online area in which users conduct                 written discussions about a particular                  subject   

(d) the transmission of messages and files via    a computer network

(d) the transmission of messages and files via    a computer network

Q71. A website address is a unique name that   identifies a specific……….   

(a) Web browser    

(b) PDA   

(c) Website

(d) link

(c) Website

Q72. Documents on the Web are called…………   

(a) Web pages

(b) Web sites   

(c) Web communities   

(d) Web tags

(a) Web pages

Q73. You can have a live conversation with   another connected user with………..   

(a) e-mail

(b) instant messaging

(c) e-commerce 

(d) distance learning

(b) instant messaging

Q74. ……… .services are available free at   portals on the Web.   

(a) E-mail

(b) FTP 

 (c) Video conferencing 

(d) Telephone

(a) E-mail

Do MCQs on Internet Security and Virus

What is email?

Email is a protocol used to send and receive digital communications over computer networks. It enables nearly instantaneous text, file, and multimedia information transmission and reception between users.

How does the internet work?

A global network of linked computer networks is known as the internet. It transfers data between devices in the form of packets using industry-standard communication protocols like TCP/IP.

What is a web browser?

Software that collects and displays webpages from the internet is known as a web browser. Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome are a few well-known instances.

What is a search engine?

A search engine is a software system designed to search for information on the internet. Popular search engines include Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

How do I stay safe online?

Use secure passwords, stay away from dubious links and attachments, update your software, and use caution when disclosing personal information online to practice cybersecurity.

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