How Well Do You Know the Differences in Browsers?

There was a time when we didn’t have a lot of great choices in browsers. Internet Explorer was really the king. Then it started expanding, and we started getting more and more choices. Right now there are too many to mention, but the main ones seem to be Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Edge.

Are you one of those people who try out all the browsers looking for the one that suits you and your browsing habits the best? Or do you just use whatever comes with your OS and just stick with it? Take this quick quiz and find out how much you know about the differences in browsers.

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Laura has spent nearly 20 years writing news, reviews, and op-eds, with more than 10 of those years as an editor as well. She has exclusively used Apple products for the past three decades. In addition to writing and editing at MTE, she also runs the site's sponsored review program.


  1. Actually, before Internet Explorer, there was Netscape that was “King” of the web browsers back in the early days of the internet.

  2. Just to add to what AnthonyL said: Microsoft was dragged kicking and screaming in order to embrace the “new” web. Bill Gates actually said something along the lines that ‘CD-ROMS were the future’. They were making a killing on these sales, had a fair amount of control of the info/multimedia market and the web represented a loss of that control.

    They finally embraced the inevitable (in a panic, like they have done in so many areas – pushing all their resources into this) while the other king of online access – AOL – doubled-down on their BBS/Facebook closed-format.

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