Welcome to the solutions for this week’s Sunday quiz! Today’s topic is Web development. If you want to participate in our weekly quizzes, make sure to follow us on Instagram. So let’s start with the Sunday Quiz Solution:
Q1 (Easy): What does HTML stand for?
HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language and is the standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser. Tim Berners-Lee developed the language while working as a researcher at CERN (Switzerland).
Q2 (Easy): What does HTTPS stand for?
HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. Its an extension for HTTP to enable secure communication over the internet while being encrypted using TLS to protect against man-in-the-middle-attacks.
Q3 (Medium): When has the World Wide Web been invented?
The World Wide Web has been invented by English scientist Tim-Berners-Lee in 1989 while beeing employed at CERN (near Geneva). In 1990 the first Browser has been developed and was released to the public in 1991. Nowadays the internet and especially the World Wide Web plays a huge part in every one of our lives and it all began with Berners-Lee starting in 1989.
Q4 (Medium): What organization is mainly responsible for developing Webprotocols/Web-Standards
The organization is called W3C which stands for “World Wide Web Consortium” and has been founded by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web. It serves the main purpose of developing Web protocols and defining Web-Standards.
Q5 (Hard): What is the correct order of Webbrowser releases?
The correct order is: WorldWideWeb, Lynx, Mosaic, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Edge.
- 1990: WorldWideWeb
- 1992: Lynx
- 1993: Mosaic
- 1995: Internet Explorer
- 1996: Opera
- 2003: Safari
- 2004: Mozilla Firefox
- 2008: Google Chrome
- 2015: Microsoft Edge
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