Do You Know About Computers?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    April Fools' Day 2009 saw concern on the internet around which new worm?
    • A. 

      CrackIt

    • B. 

      Kasparov

    • C. 

      Conficker

    • D. 

      Klez

  • 2. 
    What is the name for the part of the wireless signal which synchronizes traffic?
    • A. 

      Prequel

    • B. 

      Prologue

    • C. 

      Preamble

    • D. 

      Prima Donna

  • 3. 
    What term applies to a group of computers infected with code allowing external control?
    • A. 

      Dark Side

    • B. 

      Evil Horde

    • C. 

      Black Box

    • D. 

      Botnet

  • 4. 
    What type of cyber-attack involves attaching other activities to an innocent-seeming link?
    • A. 

      Cyberstalking

    • B. 

      Clickjacking

    • C. 

      Web Boosting

    • D. 

      Window Dressing

  • 5. 
    A drop in VoIP quality when using many other programs on a PC can be attributed to what?
    • A. 

      Buffer Overflow

    • B. 

      Processor Drain

    • C. 

      Bitmap Collisions

    • D. 

      Gremlins

  • 6. 
    What general-purpose Internet encryption protocol, published in 1999, derived from SSL?
    • A. 

      AIM

    • B. 

      TSA

    • C. 

      NSA

    • D. 

      TLS

  • 7. 
    What designation is given to the part of the radio spectrum used for wireless networking?
    • A. 

      Wi-Fi Control Band

    • B. 

      FNS Band

    • C. 

      ISM Band

    • D. 

      Free Space

  • 8. 
    What term refers to using a mouse to initiate a voice communication?
    • A. 

      Web Chatter

    • B. 

      Click To Call

    • C. 

      Instant Voice

    • D. 

      Mouse To Meetup

  • 9. 
    What general term is used to describe a program that reports on one computer to another?
    • A. 

      Agent

    • B. 

      Spy

    • C. 

      Debugger

    • D. 

      Anti-Virus

  • 10. 
    What does "PGP" stand for in an early home encryption tool?
    • A. 

      Protection Gone Personal

    • B. 

      Peerless Grid Protection

    • C. 

      Pretty Good Privacy

    • D. 

      Personal Gear Privacy

  • 11. 
    What term is used for PC software to emulate telephone functionality via VoIP?
    • A. 

      Softphone

    • B. 

      IPhone

    • C. 

      Telesoft

    • D. 

      Phone Substitution

  • 12. 
    A pair of one-way encryption keys, one public and one private, is termed what?
    • A. 

      Atypical

    • B. 

      Irresolvable

    • C. 

      Substandard

    • D. 

      Asymmetric

  • 13. 
    In 2008, Dan Kaminsky found a major flaw in what critical networking service?
    • A. 

      AIM

    • B. 

      DNS

    • C. 

      JavaScript

    • D. 

      HTML

  • 14. 
    The revised USB 3.0 standard is expected to be up to how many times faster than USB 2.0?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      3,142

    • D. 

      500

  • 15. 
    Used in VoIP, "SIP" is an abbreviation for which protocol?
    • A. 

      Server Incident Protocol

    • B. 

      Serious Infraction Protocol

    • C. 

      Session Initiation Protocol

    • D. 

      Service Installation Protocol

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