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Tech Quiz I

  1. Which multimedia messaging app created by Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy, and Reggie Brown, has pictures and messages which are only available for a short time before they become inaccessible?
  2. In electronics, what is a PCB?
  3. As of 2017, the Microsoft logo has four coloured squares which represents its four major products; name these four products?
  4. By which four letter acronym do we know the program that the microprocessor uses to get computer systems started when first switched on?
  5. Which technology was named after the nickname of Denmak and Norway's 10th century king, Harald Gormsson?
  6. What does proprietary document file RTF stand for?
  7. Tux the penguin is the mascot of which computer operating system?
  8. Which keyboard letter do we press with the 'control' button to undo an action?
  9. What is Pierre Omidyar's biggest claim to fame?
  10. Name the new web browser that has replaced Internet Explorer as Microsoft's default web browser in Windows 10?
  11. Which high-strength material, which was first used as a replacement for steel in racing tires, was developed by Stephanie Kwolek in 1965?
  12. An atomic pile was an early name for what?
  13. Which company comercially released the world's first compact disc player in 1982?
  14. Which Microsoft product replaced Lotus 1-2-3 as the industry standard for spreadsheets?
  15. Which umbrella term is used to refer to a variety of forms of intrusive computer software including viruses, spyware, worms, and Trojan horses?
  16. What did Apple ditch on their iPhone 7?


  1. Snapchat
  2. Printed circuit board
  3. Windows (blue), Office (red), Xbox (green) and Bing (yellow)
  4. BIOS (basic input/output system)
  5. Bluetooth
  6. Rich Text Format
  7. Unix
  8. The letter 'Z'
  9. Ebay - he launched ebay in 1995
  10. Microsoft Edge
  11. Kevlar
  12. A nuclear reactor
  13. Sony
  14. Excel
  15. Malware
  16. The headphone jack (listeners will use Bluetooth wireless headphones)

Tech Quiz II

  1. Which personal home computer, released in the UK in 1982, was referred to during development as the ZX81 Colour and ZX82?
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  3. What name was given to the group of 19th century English textile workers who destroyed weaving machinery as a form of protest; over time, the term has come to mean one opposed to new technologies?
  4. What did Appleā€™s 2007 iPhone really cement as standard?
  5. What does the acronym USB stand for?
  6. Which music, video streaming and podcast service was officially launched in October 2008?
  7. By what name do we know the smileys and ideograms used in Web pages and electronic messages?
  8. What sort of address is the unique number that identifies a computer on the Internet?
  9. In 2017, Samsung overtook which Silicon Valley company as the largest semiconductor chip maker in the world?
  10. In 1976, Steve Jobs founded Apple with which other Steve?
  11. What name do we call a network that allows communication within an organization or business?
  12. Which invention is often credited to radar technician Douglas Engelbart in the 1960s?
  13. Which Google operating system, unveiled in 2007, is designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices?
  14. Which company that provides commercial web traffic analytics and data was acquired by Amazon in 1999?
  15. In computing and mathematics, what name is given to a self-contained sequence of actions to be performed?
  16. Which question-and-answer site was co-founded by two former Facebook employees in 2010?
  17. Which 2 seat electric city car designed by Renault was the best selling European plug-in electric vehicle during 2012?


  1. ZX Spectrum
  2. Luddites
  3. Touchscreens
  4. Universal Serial Bus
  5. Spotify
  6. Emojis
  7. IP address (Internet Protocol address)
  8. Intel
  9. Steve Wozniak
  10. Intranet
  11. Computer mouse
  12. Android
  13. Alexa
  14. Algorithm
  15. Quora
  16. The Renault Twizy

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