2018’s been a busy year for the web! How has your webmaster knowledge held up? Find out with our Webmaster Quiz of the Year 2018 for webmasters, web designers, web developers and digital marketers.

πŸ† Interactive Quiz

πŸ–¨ Printable Questions

  1. Which social network this year announced its pending closure?
    1. Twitter
    2. Facebook
    3. Google+
    4. Snapchat
  2. Which major EU privacy law was introduced in May this year?
    1. GDPR
    2. OMG
    3. ABCD
    4. LMAO
  3. Which security vulnerability made the news this year for affecting almost every computer system?
    1. Thunderball
    2. Spectre
    3. Skyfall
    4. Golden Eye
  4. Which of these passwords did not make SplashData’s 2018 top 25 most common passwords list?
    1. princess
    2. donald
    3. iloveyou
    4. monkey
    5. potato
    6. charlie
    7. 123456
  5. Which of these is NOT a real standards-defined HTTPS status code?
    1. 426 Upgrade Required
    2. 404 Not Found
    3. 418 I’m a teapot
    4. 486 Server Overheating
  6. Web browser Google Chrome began identifying all sites with what as ‘not secure’ this year?
    1. Non-HTTPS connection
    2. Social Media Buttons
    3. Cheesy Stock Photos
    4. Analytics Tracking
  7. This year Microsoft announced its web browser Edge would be redeveloped to use which rendering engine?
    1. Internet Explorer
    2. Chromium
    3. Gecko
    4. Firefox
  8. Which one of these TLD’s was NOT launched in 2018?
    1. .sport
    2. .charity
    3. .test
    4. .bot
  9. Google Chrome has blocked which of the following web grievances this year?
    1. Cheesy stock photos
    2. Audio from auto-playing video
    3. Scrolling text
    4. Too Much Parallax
  10. Git hosting provider GitHub was acquired by which large tech company this year?
    1. Apple
    2. Microsoft
    3. Google
    4. IBM
  11. As of October 2018, roughly how many active top level websites exist on the WWW?
    1. 200,000 (two-hundred-thousand)
    2. 2,000,000 (two-million)
    3. 200,000,000 (two-hundred-million)
    4. 2,000,000,000 (two-billion)
  12. Let’sEncrypt has soared in popularity this year offering which invaluable service to webmasters?
    1. Certificate authority
    2. Password hashing
    3. Spam prevention
    4. Cryptocurrency
  13. WordPress released a new editor called _________ with its new 5.0 update?
    1. Guten Tag
    2. Gutenberg
    3. Iceberg
    4. Gluten Free
  14. Colour code ‘rgb(255, 0, 255)’ would get you which colour?
    1. Red
    2. Green
    3. Pink
    4. Blue
  15. Which of these Unix timestamps (seconds since 1/1/1970) translates to New Years Day 2019?
    1. 1559347200
    2. 1546300800
    3. 1514764800
    4. 1577836800

βœ… Answers

Spoilers ahead!

  1. 3
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 5
  5. 4
  6. 1
  7. 2
  8. 3
  9. 2
  10. 2
  11. 3
  12. 1
  13. 2
  14. 3
  15. 3

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