Q6.What are the advantages and disadvantages of a wireless connection?
Ans. A wireless Internet connection refers to a connection that does not use any wires to communicate or transfer information or data between two or more computers (or other devices, such as mobile phones).
Some of the wireless connection methods available are Wi-Fi, WiMAX, 3G, 4G, 4.5G and 5G.
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Q5. How is a Web page different from a home page?
Ans. When a user search for any information on the Internet, the information is displayed as a list of websites through the Web browser. User can click any of the websites to access the relevant information displayed in the form of Web pages. A Web page is a hypertext document that contains information. A Web page may contain hyperlinks that the user can click to navigate to another section on the same Web page or a different Web page. On the other hand, a Home page is the main page of a website. Whenever a user opens or access a website, the home page of that website is displayed first on the screen. In conclusion, a website has only one home page but several web pages. A home page is also a web page.
Q4. Differentiate between a Web browser and a Web
Ans. A Web browser is an application that is used to access or retrieve information or resources from the Internet. This information is available in different formats such as audio and videos files, text and images,. Although, a Web browser is specifically designed to access information from the Internet, it can also be used to access resources on the local Intranet or files in a file system.
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Q3. What do you understand by the Web server?
Ans. A Web server is a computer or a group of computers that stores Web documents. In other words, a Web server can be defined as a package or container that contains a huge amount of information. Read More …
Q2. How can you identify whether a website is commercial or not?
Ans. A website can be identified whether it is a commercial or not with the help of its domain extension. Domain extension is a component of a URL which specifies the type of website. The domain extension of a URL uses standard codes to represent the type of website. For example, .com is used to specify that the Read More …
Q1. What do you understand by the term hypertext and hyperlink?
Ans. A hypertext file is a Web document that can include text, graphics, images, audio/video, and dynamic links to related files and documents on the Internet. A dynamic link is also known as a hyperlink and is used to connect one Web page to another.
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Q5. Differentiate between TCP and IP.
Ans. The TCP part of the TCP/IP suite breaks data into small packets to be transmitted over the network. It is also responsible for assembling the packets at the destination computer. The IP part handles the address of the destination computer so that the data is sent to the correct address.
Q4. How is the HTTP protocol different from the TCP/IP protocol?
Ans. HTTP is a protocol that is used to access the Web pages from a Web server over the Internet. HTTP allows the user to access hypertext documents on WWW. On the other hand, all computers on the Internet communicate with one another using the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol suite, abbreviated as TCP/IP, which is the basic communication protocol of the Internet.
Q3. Describe a website.
Ans. A website is a collection of related Web pages linked to each other by hyperlinks. These Web pages are stored on a computer, which is called server. A server is similar to a normal computer; however, it is called server because it serves or attends to the requests of other computers. A user can access a website from the computer by typing its address in the Address bar of the Web browser.
Q2. What are the main components of URL? Explain them briefly.
Ans. The four components of a URL are as follows:
- Protocol: A protocol is a set of rules that computers use to communicate with one another over a network, such as the Internet.
- Sub domain: WWW is the second component of the URL http://www.google.com. The term www specifies that the website that the user wants to access (Google, in this case) is on the Internet.
- Domain name: Domain name is the third component of a URL, and represents the name of one or more computers that act as servers on the Internet.
- Domain extension: The fourth component of the URL is domain extension, which specifies the type of website. The domain extension of a URL uses standard codes to represent the type of website.