Computer based General Knowledge Questions and Answers
- “The fathers of the Internet” is
Ans : Vint Cerf
- Which is the news search engine introduced by Rediff.com in 2012?
Ans : Realtime News Search
- The inventor of the World Wide Web?
Ans : Tim Berners-Lee –> The first web browser was invented in 1990 by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. It was called WorldWideWeb and was later renamed Nexus.)
- The founder of Netscape Communications?
Ans : Marc Andreessen -co-authored Mosaic, the first widely-used web browser and he founded Netscape Communications.
5.Where was the first computer installed in India?
Ans : Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
6.In internet terminology IP means
Ans : Internet Protocol
- The first page of a website is called the
Ans : Home page
- A website addresss is a unique name that identifies a specific ____________ on the web.
Ans : Link
- A ______ is a computer attached to the internet that runs a special web server software and can send web pages out to the other computer over the internet.
Ans : Web sever
- Which software application is used for accessing sites or information on a network ( as the world wide web)?
Ans : Web browser
- It is a small piece of text stored on a user’s computer by a web browser for maintaining the state. What we are talking about?
Ans : Cookie
- Which company is nicknamed “Big Blue” ?
Ans : IBM(International Business Machines Corporation)
- Which was the first ever web server software?
Ans : CERN httpd(later also known as W3C httpd) – was a web server (HTTP) daemon originally developed at CERN , it live on 25 December 1990.
- The standard protocol of the Internet is
Ans : TCP/IP
- The first web based e-mail sevice?
Ans : Hot mail
Sabeer Bhatia of India and Jack Smith founded the first free web-based email service, Hotmail, in 1995. Hotmail was commercially launched in 4 July 1996 as “HoTMaiL” on American Independence Day. So why the name HoTMaiL.