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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the computer in the 1957 film, "Desk Set"?
    • A. 

      Fermiac

    • B. 

      Binac

    • C. 

      Emerac

    • D. 

      Eniac

  • 2. 
    What does the "NT" acronym in Windows NT stand for?
    • A. 

      Network Technology

    • B. 

      Network Test

    • C. 

      New Technology

    • D. 

      New Test

  • 3. 
    What was the storage capacity of IBM's first hard drive?
    • A. 

      10 Kilobytes

    • B. 

      5 Megabytes

    • C. 

      10 Megabytes

    • D. 

      5 Kilobytes

  • 4. 
    What was the first type of early computer memory?
    • A. 

      Magnetic Core

    • B. 

      Magnetic Drum

    • C. 

      Electrostatic Tube

    • D. 

      Bubble Memory

  • 5. 
    Which company introduced the first hard drive?
    • A. 

      IBM

    • B. 

      Raytheon

    • C. 

      Digital Equipment Corporation

    • D. 

      RCA

  • 6. 
    Which pair are widely credited with inventing the TCP/IP protocol?
    • A. 

      Metcalfe And Cerf

    • B. 

      Kahn And Metcalfe

    • C. 

      Metcalfe And Moore

    • D. 

      Kahn And Cerf

  • 7. 
    Which of the following innovators is credited with inventing ethernet?
    • A. 

      Claude Shannon

    • B. 

      Vinton Cerf

    • C. 

      Robert Metcalfe

    • D. 

      Larry Weissman

  • 8. 
    What university did Michael Dell drop out of?
    • A. 

      Southern Methodist University

    • B. 

      University Of Texas

    • C. 

      Harvard University

    • D. 

      Stanford University

  • 9. 
    Who is credited with developing ARPANET, one of the original computer networks?
    • A. 

      Hubert Zimmerman

    • B. 

      Vinton Cerf

    • C. 

      Louis Pouzin

    • D. 

      Tim Berners-Lee

  • 10. 
    Microsoft Windows NT has development roots in which older operating system?
    • A. 

      Microsoft Dos

    • B. 

      Berkeley Unix

    • C. 

      Cp/M

    • D. 

      VMS

  • 11. 
    What type of cryptosystem prevents the breaking of one key from aiding the breaking of others?
    • A. 

      Isolated Key System

    • B. 

      Perfect Forward Secrecy

    • C. 

      Key Control System

    • D. 

      Direct Transmission Device

  • 12. 
    The RC4 symmetric key algorithm was designed by an employee of what firm?
    • A. 

      Nortel

    • B. 

      Microsoft

    • C. 

      Wang

    • D. 

      RSA Data Security

  • 13. 
    Wireless efficiency can be increased by "DTIM" in data packets, which stands for what?
    • A. 

      Digital Transfer Into Modems

    • B. 

      Delivery Traffic Indication Message

    • C. 

      Direct Transit Indicator Message

    • D. 

      Decreased Time In Memory

  • 14. 
    In IPSec, the abbreviation "SA" refers to what when setting up a VPN?
    • A. 

      Secret Authentication

    • B. 

      Security Analysis

    • C. 

      Salt Abbreviation

    • D. 

      Security Association

  • 15. 
    What technique uses odd packet headers to detect a remote machine's operating system?
    • A. 

      UDP Datagramming

    • B. 

      TCP Fingerprinting

    • C. 

      Object Modeling

    • D. 

      Port Scanning

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