The Internet – Questions and Answers

Subject Title: ICT Revision Kit
TOPIC: The Internet

QUESTION 1
April 2022 Question One D
Examine three impacts of the internet on the education sector. (3 marks)

QUESTION 2
April 2022 Question Six B
(b) (i) Explain the term “Uniform Resource Locator (URL)”. (2 marks)
(ii) Using an example, explain the functions of each of the three key parts of a URL.
(6 marks)
QUESTION 3
December 2021 Question Three B
Most companies have embraced the use of cloud technology though they are facing challenges in its use.
Explain three such challenges. (3 marks)

QUESTION 4
December 2021 Question Four A
Highlight four characteristics of Internet of Things (IoT). (4 marks)

QUESTION 5
December 2021 Question Five A
Describe five challenges associated with the use of internet. (5 marks)

QUESTION 6
December 2021 Question Six A
(a) Evaluate the impact of the internet on the following competitive forces:

(i) Threat of new entrants. (2 marks)
(ii) Suppliers’ bargaining power. (2 marks)
(iii) Customers’ bargaining power. (2 marks)
(iv) Substitute products or services. (2 marks)

QUESTION 7
November 2019 Question Five C
Outline six disadvantages associated with the use of internet.

QUESTION 8
May 2019 Question Five C
Explain the functions supported by the following internet services:
(i) Newsgroups.
(ii) Telnet

QUESTION 9
May 2019 Question Seven B
The internet has offered both benefits and challenges to businesses and their customers.
Required:
i. Describe two business activities which could be done on the internet.
ii. Highlight three positive impacts of internet technology to the business sector in your country.

QUESTION 10
November 2018 Question Three C
Define the term “web browser”.
State two commonly used web browsers.

QUESTION 11
May 2018 Question Six C
Explain the following web-related terms:
i. Web browser.
ii. Hyperlink.
iii. Hypertext document

QUESTION 12
November 2016 Question One B
Highlight four disadvantages of using the internet as a research tool.

QUESTION 13
May 2016 Question One B
Explain three benefits that might accrue to a business from using the internet.

QUESTION 14
November 2015 Question Six B
Explain three roles of Internet service providers (ISPs).

QUESTION 15
Pilot Paper 2015 Question Five D
Examine three ways in which the internet can be useful to a business.

QUESTION 16
Pilot paper 2015 Question Six A
Distinguish between the following terms:
(i) Internet and intranet.
(ii) Internet browser and protocol

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