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Quiz I

  1. What is the name of the challenge-response test often seen at the end of online forms that determines whether a user is human or an automated bot?
  2. What do the letters AVG stand for in the AVG AntiVirus computer software?
  3. Which affectionately named computer worm caused billions of pounds of world wide damage when released in the Philippines in May 2000?
  4. Which common programming language names may also be: (a) an island in Asia, (b) a snake, (c) a gemstone, and (d) the number 100?
  5. What does the acronym LAN stand for?
  6. Which common acronym stands for Hypertext Preprocessor?
  7. The name of which early computer web browser may also be used to describe a certain type of art?
  8. Which fruit and greek letter combine to give the name of the 2012 released credit-card sized computer created by volunteers to help teach children to code?
  9. In computer science, what word describes a self-contained sequence of actions to be performed?
  10. What term beginning with the letter 'F' means a hostile and insulting interaction between Internet users?



Answers:

  1. Captcha ('Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart')
  2. Anti-Virus Guard
  3. The 'I Love You' virus (considered one of the most virulent ever)
  4. (a) Java, (b) Python, (c) Ruby, and (d) C (C is 100 in Roman numerals)
  5. Local Area Network
  6. PHP
  7. Mosaic
  8. Raspberry Pi
  9. Algorithm
  10. Flaming



Quiz II

  1. What is the official app store for the Android operating system?
  2. Name the IBM computer that beat world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1997?
  3. What name is given to a pictorial representation of a facial expression using letters, numbers and punctuation marks, usually written to express the sender's mood or feelings?
  4. FTP moves a file between a computer and server, but what does it stand for?
  5. Announced in May 2016, which computer browser will include a new power saving mode that will increase a laptop’s battery life by 50% or more?
  6. What gave rise to the 'second generation' of computers by replacing vacuum tubes in computer designs?
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  8. What is the name given to unsolicited e-mail messages?
  9. What name was given to the series of computers used by British codebreakers in World War Two to break the Lorenz cipher?
  10. Which free and open-source content management system for publishing website content was released in 2005 as a rebranded release of Mambo 4.5.2.3?
  11. What does the 'S' stand for in the programming language BASIC?

Answers:

  1. Google Play
  2. Deep Blue
  3. Emoticon
  4. File Transfer Protocol
  5. Opera
  6. Transistors
  7. Spam
  8. Collossus
  9. Joomla
  10. Symbolic




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