Computer Trivia: MCQ Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    What device regenerates a wireless network signal to extend the range of the network?
    • A. 

      Repeater

    • B. 

      Revolver

    • C. 

      Port Cloner

    • D. 

      Packet Duplicator

  • 2. 
    What name is given to the practice of giving a deceptive IP original in a transmission?
    • A. 

      Munging

    • B. 

      Wardriving

    • C. 

      Phreaking

    • D. 

      Spoofing

  • 3. 
    In network security, "VPN" refers to what type of setup?
    • A. 

      Very Private Network

    • B. 

      Virtual Private Network

    • C. 

      Vector Privacy Network

    • D. 

      Virtual Port Normalization

  • 4. 
    In 2008, programmers got busy creating content for which iPhone vendor's App Store?
    • A. 

      Microsoft's

    • B. 

      IBM's

    • C. 

      Apple's

    • D. 

      Intel's

  • 5. 
    Which of these terms refers to high-bandwidth, always-on internet connections?
    • A. 

      Widgets

    • B. 

      WYSIWYG

    • C. 

      Broadband

    • D. 

      Bluetooth

  • 6. 
    What term refers to a bare-bones, small-scale laptop primarily intended for internet use?
    • A. 

      YugoLaptop

    • B. 

      Netware

    • C. 

      Netbook

    • D. 

      SparePart

  • 7. 
    Which university was the first to offer a degree in computer science?
    • A. 

      Cal Tech

    • B. 

      MIT

    • C. 

      Purdue

    • D. 

      Michigan Technological University

  • 8. 
    In 1996, what online company did Sears own part of?
    • A. 

      Prodigy

    • B. 

      America Online

    • C. 

      Compuserve

    • D. 

      Microsoft Network

  • 9. 
    From which school did 1989's infamous "Internet Worm" originate?
    • A. 

      Carnegie Mellon University

    • B. 

      Cornell University

    • C. 

      CalTech

    • D. 

      MIT

  • 10. 
    How do Nostradamus and Michelangelo influence computers?
    • A. 

      They Are Two Companies Named After The Historical Personalities

    • B. 

      They Are Both Names Of Viruses That Crash The Computer

    • C. 

      They Both Predicted The Invention Of Computers

    • D. 

      They Both Sketched Pictures That Babbage Used To Build The Analytical Engine

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the organization that registers internet addresses?
    • A. 

      Department Of Defense

    • B. 

      FCC

    • C. 

      InterNIC

    • D. 

      CERN

  • 12. 
    Who invented HTML?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Dennis Ritchie

    • C. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

    • D. 

      Bjarne Stroustrup

  • 13. 
    What was the acronym used to refer to the first large-scale electronic computer?
    • A. 

      Commodore

    • B. 

      UNIVAC

    • C. 

      ENIAC

    • D. 

      VAC370

  • 14. 
    In what year did Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs build the first Apple personal computer?
    • A. 

      1981

    • B. 

      1985

    • C. 

      1963

    • D. 

      1976

  • 15. 
    What is the name of the microcomputer kit offered by MITS Inc. in 1975, for just $400?
    • A. 

      Altair

    • B. 

      Dark Star

    • C. 

      Little Bo Peep

    • D. 

      Pdp20

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