Tuesday, August 3

Intermediate Reading: How The Internet Works

This week's reading activity for IELTS students and Intermediate English learners is a reading comprehension quiz about how the Internet works.

Instructions:

Scan the Infographic below to find the answers to questions 1-8.


How The INTERNET Works (via Online Schools)

Questions:

1) What language do computers use to communicate with each other?

a) DNS
b) ISP
c) TCP/IP

2) True or false? 25% of the world's population have Internet access.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

3) What does the acronym ISP stand for?

a) Internet Services Platform
b) Internet Services Provider
c) Internet Services Provided

4) True or false? There are more ISP's in Bulgaria than there are in China.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

5) True or false? The average connection speed in the US is faster than the average connection speed in Spain.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

6) True or false? There are more web and server hosts in China than there are in Japan.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say


7) True or false? Some countries have no Internet connection at all.

a) true
b) false
c) the text doesn't say

8) What is a URL?

a) a computer network
b) a web host
c) a web address

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