Dice 20th Anniversary Quiz

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Dice 20th Anniversary Quiz

Take a short, six-question quiz to celebrate Dice's 20th anniversary. Click the "Start Quiz" button below to receive the first question. There's no need to enter your name below. It's just for fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dice was originally an acronym. What was DICE short for?
    • A. 

      Database of Individual Consultants for Employers

    • B. 

      Data processing Independent Consultants Exchange

    • C. 

      Developer and Independent Contractor Enterprise

    • D. 

      Diskette of Independent Contractors for Employment

  • 2. 
    Dice’s hub of operations is in Urbandale, Iowa. When Dice was established in 1990, where was it located?
    • A. 

      New York City

    • B. 

      Walla Walla, Washington

    • C. 

      San Francisco Bay area

    • D. 

      Santa Claus, Indiana

  • 3. 
    Dice was founded by Lloyd Lynn and Diane Rickert. Who were they?
    • A. 

      College students who were computer science majors

    • B. 

      Recruiters who desired a more efficient sourcing process

    • C. 

      Investment bankers

    • D. 

      IT contractors who wanted to make finding contract jobs easier

  • 4. 
    Dice wasn’t always on the World Wide Web. How did candidates view Dice job listings in 1990?
    • A. 

      Hard-copy newsletter

    • B. 

      A section in The San Jose Mercury News

    • C. 

      Overnight blast fax

    • D. 

      Dial-up bulletin board system (BBS)

  • 5. 
    Dice’s internet employer functionality used prior to 2003 was called?
    • A. 

      Elmo – Employer Listing Management Online

    • B. 

      Oscar – Online Site Control and Reporting

    • C. 

      Burt – Base User Recruitment Tool

    • D. 

      Ernie – Electronic Resume Network for Independent Enterprises

  • 6. 
    What was the name of Dice’s mascot?
    • A. 

      Rolan D. Dice

    • B. 

      H. I. Roller

    • C. 

      Snake Eyes Squarepants

    • D. 

      Fonda Candidates

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