General Awareness: Technology And You Set 3

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The quiz is about technology created on Aug-18-2011


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sometimes computers and cash registers in a foodmart are connected to a UPS system. What does UPS mean?
    • A. 

      United Parcel Service

    • B. 

      Uniform Product Support

    • C. 

      Under Paneling Storage

    • D. 

      Uninterruptable Power Supply

  • 2. 
    Who co-founded Hotmail in 1996 and then sold the company to Microsoft?
    • A. 

      Shawn Fanning

    • B. 

      Ada Byron Lovelace

    • C. 

      Sabeer Bhatia

    • D. 

      Ray Tomlinson

  • 3. 
    '.TMP' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
    • A. 

      Compressed Archive file

    • B. 

      Image file

    • C. 

      Temporary file

    • D. 

      Audio file

  • 4. 
    In the UK, what type of installation requires a fireman's switch?
    • A. 

      Neon Lighting

    • B. 

      High Pressure Sodium Lighting

    • C. 

      Water Features

    • D. 

      Hotel Rooms

  • 5. 
    The electromagnetic coils on the neck of the picture tube or tubes which pull the electron beam from side to side and up and down are called a...?
    • A. 

      Transformer

    • B. 

      Yoke

    • C. 

      Capacitor

    • D. 

      Diode

  • 6. 
    In the United States the television broadcast standard is...?
    • A. 

      PAL

    • B. 

      NTSC

    • C. 

      SECAM

    • D. 

      RGB

  • 7. 
    In a color television set using a picture tube a high voltage is used to accelerate electron beams to light the screen. That voltage is about...?
    • A. 

      500 volts

    • B. 

      5 thousand volts

    • C. 

      25 thousand volts

    • D. 

      100 thousand volts

  • 8. 
    The transformer that develops the high voltage in a home television is commonly called a...?
    • A. 

      Tesla coil

    • B. 

      Flyback

    • C. 

      Yoke

    • D. 

      Van de Graaf

  • 9. 
    Which consists of two plates separated by a dielectric and can store a charge?
    • A. 

      Inductor

    • B. 

      Capacitor

    • C. 

      Transistor

    • D. 

      Relay

  • 10. 
    What do we call a collection of two or more computers that are located within a limited distance of each other and that are connected to each other directly or indirectly?
    • A. 

      Inernet

    • B. 

      Interanet

    • C. 

      Local Area Network

    • D. 

      Wide Area Network

  • 11. 
    '.JPG' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
    • A. 

      System file

    • B. 

      Animation/movie file

    • C. 

      MS Encarta document

    • D. 

      Image file

  • 12. 
    What does AM mean?
    • A. 

      Angelo marconi

    • B. 

      Anno median

    • C. 

      Amplitude modulation

    • D. 

      Amperes

  • 13. 
    In what year was the "@" chosen for its use in e-mail addresses?
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1984

  • 14. 
    '.TXT' extension refers usually to what kind of file?
    • A. 

      Text File

    • B. 

      Image file

    • C. 

      Audio file

    • D. 

      Adobe Acrobat file

  • 15. 
    What was the first ARPANET message?
    • A. 

      "lo"

    • B. 

      "hello world"

    • C. 

      "mary had a little lamb"

    • D. 

      "cyberspace, the final frontier"

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