The Mashable Quiz Challenge

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The Mashable Quiz Challenge

So, you think you know which way the Web 2. 0 blows? You can mash up anything, and if it won't mash, you'll make it blend. You'll even do it live! So show what a web-savvy reader Mashable. Com has made you, and score high on this quiz! Quiz Top 3 Rankings: Mashable Master : Score above 90% Mashable Magician : Score between 80-90% Mashable Mage : Score between 70-80%


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not true according to the 2007 Mashable Fun Facts post?
    • A. 

      500% - Mashable.com growth in 2007

    • B. 

      1200% - approximate revenue growth in 2007

    • C. 

      300% - the growth in employee numbers in 2007

    • D. 

      250% - Increase in fee accepted for blog post

  • 2. 
    Twitter is a technology that should be very familiar to any Mashable reader. Twitter is written in...
    • A. 

      Adobe FLEX

    • B. 

      Macromedia Flash

    • C. 

      Ruby on Rails

    • D. 

      COBOL

  • 3. 
    Which of the following does not belong to Mashable's 50+ Social Bookmarking Sites list?
    • A. 

      Scribd.com

    • B. 

      Furl.net

    • C. 

      BlinkList.com

    • D. 

      Del.icio.us

  • 4. 
    In a 2007 article on Mashable on the 10 Richest People in Tech, Bill Gates was listed as #2. Who could possibly have been richer than Bill Gates?
    • A. 

      Lawrence Ellison - CEO of Oracle

    • B. 

      Larry Page - Co-Founder of Google

    • C. 

      Richard Stallman - Founder of the Free Software Foundation

    • D. 

      Carlos Slim Helu - CEO of Telmex

  • 5. 
    Boy, does Web 2.0 love Google! Seeing as how Google is a consistently covered topic on Mashable, perhaps you can tell which of the following is NOT a Google product?
    • A. 

      Google Picasa - The web's photo album

    • B. 

      Google Click-to-Call - A phone calling system integrated with search results

    • C. 

      Google Writer - An application that writes automatic blog posts

    • D. 

      Google Gears - A browser plug-in that enables development of off-line browser applications

  • 6. 
    What do you understand about the term "technical evangelist"? A technical evangelist is one who:
    • A. 

      Uses technology in the course of a religious ministry, building a "wired church".

    • B. 

      A missionary who spreads the word by geocaching gospel tracks at disclosed global co-ordinates.

    • C. 

      A corporate spokesperson who builds support for their company's technology to become a standard.

    • D. 

      A Free Culture advocate who pushes for their chosen tech to be morally superior to the competition.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is primarily a business social network application?
    • A. 

      Facebook

    • B. 

      Linkedin

    • C. 

      Ning

    • D. 

      Business.com

  • 8. 
    Who is the web celebrity who founded Mashable?
    • A. 

      Paris Hilton

    • B. 

      Pete Cashmore

    • C. 

      Larry Page

    • D. 

      Om Malik

    • E. 

      Jimmy Wales