HTML Quiz

1. Why are HTML entities necessary?

because they take longer to type, making them seem more important than single characters

because without HTML entities, unknown characters show up as giant smiley faces

because keyboards are made wrong and are missing the most important keys

because they can prevent characters from being interpreted instead of displayed


2. Which element formats text and whitespace identically to how it is entered between the tags?

<blockquote> </blockquote>

<span> </span>

<ins> </ins>

<pre> </pre>

<a href=""> </a>


3. Can an HTML dropdown form menu accept multiple selections?

Yes

No


4. Which element is used for both text and password form fields?

textarea

hidden

form

input

select


5. Which element will create an unordered list?

<ol> </ol>

<dl> </dl>

<ul> </ul>


6. Should HTML be used to design and style a website?

Yes

No

Maybe


7. One of the following statements is correct. Which one is it?

HTML Separates Style From Design

File Extensions Are Not Important

HTML Does Not Require the Use of a Server

HTML Files Can Contain PHP Code


8. What are HTML attributes?

search engine spiders that read HTML code

characteristics of an element that provide additional information

elements that give credit to other elements


9. What is the correct format for creating an HTML text link?

<a>http://www.phpforkids.com/</a>

<a "http://www.phpforkids.com/">PHP For Kids.com</a>

<a href="http://www.phpforkids.com/">PHP For Kids.com</a>

<a url="http://www.phpforkids.com/">PHP For Kids.com</a>

<a href="http://www.phpforkids.com/" />


10. What program interprets HTML?

a text editor

a graphics editor

a word processor

a browser

a server


11. Which of the following is a valid color code?

#505050

505050

$505050

&505050

-505050


Bonus Question: What do you call a bee born in May?

Un-beelievable!

A spelling bee!

A honey bee!

A queen bee!

A maybe!


12. What is the correct format for inserting an image?

<img href="photo.jpg">

<img src="photo.jpg">

<image src="photo.jpg">

<img>photo.jpg</img>


13. Which of the following tags do not make up a valid HTML element?

<title> </title>

<html> </html>

<body> </body>

<meta name="keywords" content="contenty stuff" />

<head> <head>


14. Which of the following examples shows correctly nested HTML elements?

<html></html><head></head><body></body>

<html><head><head><body><body><html>

<html><head><body></html></head></body>

<html><head></head><body></body></html>


15. What is the proper syntax of a form submit button?

<input="submit" />

<input type="button" />

<input type="submit" />


16. Which form method sends information in the URL?

frog

post

input

pull

get


17. Title, meta and link elements are all located inside what element?

The Head Element

The Body Element

The Foot Element

The Div Element

The Form Element


18. What is the proper format of an HTML comment?

/* This Is An HTML Comment */

// This Is An HTML Comment

<! This Is An HTML Comment !>

<!-- This Is An HTML Comment -->


19. Rowspan, colspan and cellspan are all valid HTML table attributes.

True

False


Bonus Question: What time is it when an elephant sits on a fence?

morning

time to get a new fence

9:00

dinner time

midnight


20. Why are hidden form fields useful?

because they stay out of the way

because they can hold onto data for use later on

because what you don't know can't hurt you

because their values are unique


21. What is a block-level element?

a brightly-colored element that comes in multiple shapes ideal for stacking

an element that blends in without interrupting the flow of surrounding element

an element that stands out by forces line breaks before and after itself

an element that blocks other elements from appearing

an element that increases other elements' visibility


22. What is the <td> </td> element?

a table head cell

a table data cell

a tabular distortion

a table description

a table database


23. <h1> and <h3> are examples of what?

inline elements

addresses

horizontal rules

paragraphs

headings


24. Which of the following tags should <meta> tags be enclosed in?

<head> </head>

<title> </title>

<body> </body>

<p> </p>

<script> </script>


25. What does HTML stand for?

Hyperlinks, Text, Markups and Linguistics

Half The Mess Later

HyperText Mixup Language

HyperText Markup Language

HyperTools Markup Language


26. Which elements have little value outside of being used with CSS?

<div> and <span>

<a> and <p>

<b> and <i>

<sub> and <sup>


27. ".html" and ".htm" are valid HTML…

languages

tags

file names

opening and closing elements

file extensions


28. What is an inline element?

a brightly-colored element that comes in multiple shapes ideal for stacking

an element that blends in without interrupting the flow of surrounding elements

an element that stands out by forces line breaks before and after itself

an element that blocks other elements from appearing

an element that increases other elements' visibility