Unit 6 Reading Activity Plus Questions

Read the following text and then complete the activities that follow.

The Rise of the World Wide Web

By the early 1990's, people were using computers in many different ways. Computers were already installed in most schools, offices, and homes. They were commonly used for writing papers, playing games, financial accounting, and business productivity applications. But very few people used them for communication, research, and shopping the way we do now. A man named Tim Berners-Lee changed all that. In 1990, Lee added an exciting hypertext and multimedia layer to the Internet and called it the World Wide Web. The rest, as they say, is history.


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Quiz: Reading Questions

1. The Internet is the biggest network worldwide.
2. The World Wide Web is basically the same thing as the Internet
3. ARPANET is the HTML-based backbone of the Internet.
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