World Wide Web Surfing
Category : 5th Class
When we move from one Website/ Web page to another on WWW, it is known as surfing. It is the process of searching for information on the WWW. Once we are connected to the Internet, we can surf the Internet by using software called Internet browser. Two commonly used Internet browsers are Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator. (See Figure 5.6.12)
To surf on the Internet, perform the following steps:
1. Enter the name/address of the website on the address bar.
2. Click GO or press Enter. You will get the Homepage of the Website on the screen. (See Figure 5.6.13)
You can click other links (hyperlinks, underlined links) or use scrollbars or arrow keys to move to other pages or other places within the same page. The Microsoft Internet Explorer toolbar consists of buttons that are shortcuts for menu commands. They make browsing faster and easier.
The table given below provides the detail functioning of each button on the IE Toolbar.
|Back||Moves to previous page on Website|
|Forward||Moves to the next page on Website|
|Stop||Stops opening the Web page|
|Refresh||Starts the process of opening a Web page again|
|Home||Takes you to the first page of a Website|
|Search||Helps to search for any information|
|Favorites||Lets you "bookmark" your favorite Web sites in a special folder|
|History||Shows a list of pages visited recently|
|Opens a drop-down menu with different options for sending or receiving e-mail|
|Prints the page you are viewing|
What is the function of the Home button on the IE toolbar?
(A) Helps to search for any information
(B) Starts the process of opening a Web page again
(C) Shows a list of pages visited recently
(D) Takes you to the first page of a Website
(E) None of these
(D) Takes you to the first page of a Website: The function of the Home button on the IE toolbar is to take you to the first page of a website.
(A) Helps to search for any information: This Is the function of the Search button.
(B) Starts the process of opening a Web page again: This is the function of the Refresh button.
(C) Shows a list of pages visited recently: This is the function of the History button.
When we move from one Website/Web page to another on WWW, it is known as _____.
(D) None of these
(E) All of these
Correct Option: (B)
Surfing: When we move from one Website/Web page to another on WWW, it is known as surfing.
(A) Downloading: This is an incorrect option.
(C) Phishing: This is an incorrect option.
(D) None of these: This is an invalid option.
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