Interesting Quiz On Internet Hoaxes

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which designer was branded as a racist in a 1990 e-mail hoax?
    • A. 

      Georgio Armani

    • B. 

      Coco Chanel

    • C. 

      Tommy Hilfiger

    • D. 

      Pierre Cardin

  • 2. 
    Which billionaire was giving away his money according to a notorious internet hoax?
    • A. 

      Bill Gates

    • B. 

      Larry Page

    • C. 

      Sergey Brin

    • D. 

      Mark Zuckerberg

  • 3. 
    As per a hoax, a mother-daughter was charged $250 for which store's recipe of cookies?
    • A. 

      Neiman-Marcus

    • B. 

      Walmart

    • C. 

      Target

    • D. 

      Harrods

  • 4. 
    Which celebrity was claimed to be dead by several online gossip magazines in June 2007?
    • A. 

      Rihanna

    • B. 

      Madonna

    • C. 

      Britney Spears

    • D. 

      Paris Hilton

  • 5. 
    What was the meaning of the hoax computer virus AF/91 that appeared during the Gulf War?
    • A. 

      April Fool's Day 91

    • B. 

      Arab Fundamentalists 91

    • C. 

      After Fast 91

    • D. 

      Al Fidayeen 91

  • 6. 
    An e-mail hoax circulated in 2002 advised users to delete what file from their computers?
    • A. 

      Altavista.exe

    • B. 

      Jpgbmp.exe

    • C. 

      Jdbgmgr.exe

    • D. 

      Runtime.exe

  • 7. 
    When did the hoax e-mails containing "olympic torch" virus alert first appear?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2006

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1999

  • 8. 
    What was the never-existing virus about whom Internet users were warned during 1994?
    • A. 

      Joke Times

    • B. 

      Bad Times

    • C. 

      Good Times

    • D. 

      Standard Time

  • 9. 
    What was the fictional computer virus hoax made up by Humorix, a humor website on Linux?
    • A. 

      Ruxissa

    • B. 

      Muxissa

    • C. 

      Tuxissa

    • D. 

      Duxissa

  • 10. 
    What was the hoax computer virus called that made its entry during the First Gulf War?
    • A. 

      GW/91

    • B. 

      AF/91

    • C. 

      WF/91

    • D. 

      GB/91