It's hard to believe that only about 10 to 15 years ago (depending on your level of geekiness) the Internet was a strange new world. And now it's impossible to imagine life without it. We can't even remember how we booked hotel rooms way back then -- or kept in touch with people. Can you imagine trying to write a term paper without the Internet? You might practically live your life on the Internet, but how much do you really know about it? Test your knowledge here.
Question 1 of 10
Al Gore invented the Internet.
Question 2 of 10
About a quarter of the world's population uses the Internet.
Question 3 of 10
As of June 2009, there were about 18 million domain names in existence.
Question 4 of 10
One of the most important predecessors of the Internet was a network called NETLINX. It started in 1979 with a connection between Harvard and MIT.
Question 5 of 10
The Samsung i5000, which came out in 1996, was the first cell phone with Internet access.
Question 6 of 10
The first widely used Web browser was called Mosaic, which was introduced in 1993.
Question 7 of 10
March 10, 2000, is the date of the infamous dot-com "bubble burst."
Question 8 of 10
After July 1, 2009, all computers sold in China will come with software that won't allow users to type sexual keywords.
Question 9 of 10
By some estimates, "cyberslacking" costs companies around the world $1 billion a year.
Question 10 of 10