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How much do you know about Chrome?
by Staff
The Google Chrome Web browser is full of fun and useful features. How much do you know about Chrome? Surf through this quiz to find out!

According to StatCounter, what was the most popular Web browser worldwide at the end of June 2012?

  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Chrome

What's the name of the technology that the Chrome browser uses to keep you safe from malware and phishing?

  • Protected Browsing
  • Secure Browsing
  • Safe Browsing

Google's primary goal for Chrome was to optimize the browser for what activity?

  • Web applications
  • Social networking
  • File sharing

The Chrome browser is very simple with only a few features built in. How can you extend the features and functions to Chrome?

  • Install one or more extensions of your choice from the Chrome Web Store.
  • Install one or more apps of your choice from the Chrome Web Store.
  • Both A and B

How often will the Chrome browser prompt you to check for updates?

  • Once a month
  • Once a week
  • Never

What's the advantage of sandboxing in the Chrome browser?

  • Blocking certain scripted actions from Web pages to protect your computer
  • Testing a new app before you publish it to the Chrome Web Store
  • Taking performance measurements of Chrome while you're using it

True or false: Chromium is the original name of Chrome.

  • True
  • False

Where should Chrome browser users go to download extensions, apps and themes?

  • The Android Market
  • The Chrome Web Store
  • Add certain search terms in a Google search

What label does the Chrome browser use for the extra features you can install to enhance your browsing experience?

  • Extensions
  • Add-ons
  • Apps

What makes a Chrome app different from an extension?

  • An app can only run on Chrome OS.
  • An app runs in a separate window, not within Chrome.
  • An app has its own user interface running within the Chrome browser.

Who can publish content to the Chrome Web Store?

  • Google Chrome developers only
  • Google developers and Chromium open source community members
  • Anyone who signs up to be a developer and agrees to the terms of publishing content

Where can you find the apps you've currently installed in your Chrome browser?

  • Linked along the bottom of the browser
  • To the right of the address bar
  • At the top of the New Tab Page

Which Chrome browser feature lets you browse without storing browsing history or saving cookies?

  • Incognito windows
  • Disguised windows
  • Alias windows

Which of the following is an advantage of Chrome separating tasks out into separate processes?

  • There's no need for a process for managing the browser itself.
  • When a single process hangs, it's less likely to freeze the entire browser.
  • The browser uses much less processing power overall.

Chrome's speed boost over other browsers comes from its super-fast JavaScript engine. What's the engine's name?

  • V8
  • V6
  • Inline 5

True or false: The Chrome OS and Chrome browser are working toward completely different goals.

  • True
  • False

To view the full background image for your Chrome browser theme, what should you do?

  • Close and reopen the browser.
  • Open a new tab.
  • Make a page partially transparent.

What is WebKit?

  • The browser engine on which Chrome is built
  • The starter kit for writing extensions for Chrome
  • The developer kit for creating apps for Chrome

What in-house creation did Google use as a programming interface for Chrome before making the shift to HTML5?

  • Gadgets
  • Gurus
  • Gears

True or false: Many Web sites have been slow to add the Chrome browser to their browser compatibility tests.

  • True
  • False