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1. What makes XML more powerful than HTML?
a. Not as much coding is needed
b. Its ability to adapt to new uses
c. The fact that its supported by all of the major software vendors
2. Unlike most other markup languages, including HTML, XML allows you to do what?
a. Create new tags
b. Exchange information over the Web
c. Put your tags in any order, with closing tags optional
3. In what year did the World Wide Web Consortium release its draft of XML?
4. What organization presented the first version of Starndardized Generalized Markup Language (SGML) in 1980?
a. Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
b. American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
5. You can use XSL Transformation (XSLT) to convert database files described by XML to Structured Query Language (SQL) statements, which creates the tables, indexes and views that the XML data describes.