how-the-internet-works1: What is the best description for the type of network the internet is designed as?
Yes! The internet is designed to withstand any part of the network being destroyed.
No, there is no centralized authority for the internet, as it is designed to withstand any part of the network being destroyed.
how-the-internet-works2: A bit (a.k.a. atom of information) can be [choose all that are correct]
Small isn't a very accurate description...
A 2 can not be sent as a bit (on or off).
Yes, 0 is used to represent off.
Yes, 1 is used to represent on.
how-the-internet-works3: When sending bits from one computer to another over the Internet, the bit may be sent via electric (wire), light waves, or radio waves. The pros/cons of each of these options are:
pro: cheap; con: signal loss
pro: fast, no signal loss; cons: expensive, hard to work with
pro: wireless; con: signal loss
how-the-internet-works4: Match the following definitions.
a unique number assigned to each device connected to the network
DNS (Domain Name System)
used to convert a website name into an IP address
the language used to communicate between web browsers and servers
the language used to structure the content on websites
TCP/IP & Routing
a method to break down and transport packets
public key encryption
used whenever you see a lock, or the letters HTTPS, in your browser
how-the-internet-works5: What percentage of internet hacks happen due to simple human error?