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Facebook Ultimate Quiz: Trivia Facts! - Quiz

Well, the title above is enough to recognize. Every single child is aware of it. It's none other than 'Facebook.' Facebook is an online social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California, founded by Mark Zuckerberg. It had more than 2.2 billion monthly active users as of January 2018. But, how much you know about Facebook? Take this quiz to test your social networking knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the creator of Facebook?

    • A.

      Tom Anderson

    • B.

      Mark Zuckerberg

    • C.

      Jonathan Abrams

    • D.

      Steve Jobbs

    Correct Answer
    B. Mark Zuckerberg
    Explanation
    Anderson created Myspace, Abrams created Friendster, and Jobbs is Apple's CEO.

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  • 2. 

    Which social networking site was created first?

    • A.

      Livejournal

    • B.

      The Facebook

    • C.

      Myspace

    • D.

      Friendster

    Correct Answer
    A. Livejournal
    Explanation
    Livejournal was founded in 1999, The Facebook was founded in 2004, Myspace was founded in 2003, and Friendster was founded in 2002.

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  • 3. 

    What feature of Facebook caused Zuckerberg the "opt-in" controversy as a user and Coca-Cola claimed the feature was an invasion of privacy?

    Correct Answer
    Beacon
    Explanation
    Beacon traced and displayed Facebook users' online browsing history and online purchases which were considered an intrusion on privacy since it was actually an "opt-out" program and most users did not know they had to "opt-out."

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  • 4. 

    Which school was not one of the first few schools to gain access to Facebook?

    • A.

      Harvard

    • B.

      Boston College

    • C.

      Boston University

    • D.

      Emerson College

    Correct Answer
    D. Emerson College
    Explanation
    Emerson College was not one of the first few schools to gain access to Facebook.

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  • 5. 

    What facebook application is currently in the middle of a copyright infringement suit?

    • A.

      Mobwars

    • B.

      Snake

    • C.

      Scrabblous

    • D.

      Frogger

    Correct Answer
    C. Scrabblous
    Explanation
    Scrabble claims they did not grant permission for the application creators to use their board game as a template.

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  • 6. 

    Which software giant owns a share on Facebook?

    • A.

      Microsoft

    • B.

      Google

    • C.

      Apple

    • D.

      Yahoo

    Correct Answer
    A. Microsoft
    Explanation
    Microsoft owns a 20% share which is now estimated to be over $3 billion in net worth.

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  • 7. 

    What school was Facebook launched from after Zuckerberg faced punishment for creating a hot or not website of students?

    • A.

      Stanford

    • B.

      Boston College

    • C.

      Harvard

    • D.

      Yale

    Correct Answer
    C. Harvard
    Explanation
    After facing punishment for creating a hot or not website of students, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook from Harvard.

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  • 8. 

    Who was Facebook's first investor?                                         

    • A.

      Peter Thiel

    • B.

      Mark Zukerberg

    • C.

      Bill Gates

    • D.

      Donald Trump 

    Correct Answer
    C. Bill Gates
    Explanation
    Sean Parker was the original founder of Napster who moved in with Mark Zuckerberg and introduced Zuckerberg to Peter Thiel who successfully founded PayPal and decided to invest half a million into Facebook.

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  • 9. 

    How much did Facebook pay to get its current domain name?

    • A.

      $20,000

    • B.

      $200,000

    • C.

      $2,000,000

    • D.

      $11000

    Correct Answer
    B. $200,000
    Explanation
    Facebook paid $200,000 to acquire its current domain name.

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  • 10. 

    Which major software company bought a stake in Facebook in 2007?

    • A.

      Google

    • B.

      Microsoft

    • C.

      Yahoo

    • D.

      Rediff

    Correct Answer
    B. Microsoft
    Explanation
    In 2007, Microsoft bought a stake in Facebook. This investment was seen as a strategic move by Microsoft to strengthen its position in the online advertising market and compete with Google, which was also vying for a stake in Facebook. This partnership allowed Microsoft to integrate its advertising platform with Facebook's vast user base, giving it access to valuable advertising inventory. The investment proved to be highly successful, as Facebook's user base and advertising revenue grew rapidly in the following years.

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