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UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers
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UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Answers

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  • 1. Answer Scheme Quizmasters: Roger & Sam Greenhalgh National Rural Knowledge Exchange Christmas IT Olympics 2007
  • 2. Maximum Score: 30 / 30
  • 3. Question 1
    • 0xFF =
    • 1024
    • 0
    • 255  (in Hex)
    • None of these
  • 4. Question 2
    • Douglas Adams's middle name was…
    • Neil
    • Noel 
    • Allen
    • Douglas
  • 5. Question 3
    • I would rather stand in the way of a high velocity…
    • SOAP Packet  (it's just a set of digits)
    • EDO simm
    • Digital Micro Vax
    • Particle accelerator
    • SOAP = "Simple Object Access Protocol" packet
    • EDO= "Extended Data Output" Simm
  • 6. Question 4
    • You can fit more porn in a…
    • Exabyte = 10 18 bytes
    • bit
    • terabyte = 10 12 bytes
    • yottabyte  = 10 24 bytes (= a trillion terabytes)
    • Apparently the total data capacity of all computers globally in 2006 was estimated at 160 exabytes, and projected at 1,000 exabytes by 2010
  • 7. Question 5
    • Alan Turing once said…
    • "The oldest, shortest words - "yes" and "no" - are those which require the most thought"
    • "A tool is usually more simple than a machine; it is generally used with the hand, whilst a machine is frequently moved by animal or steam power."
    • "Machines take me by surprise  with great frequency".
    • "Hey, you, get off my shroud"
  • 8. Question 6
    • FREE BSD's Logo is…
    • a penguin
    • a demon  (commonly known as "Chuck")
    • a gnu
    • a buck-toothed specky git
  • 9. Question 7
    • True Xor True returns… XOR is "Exclusive OR", (i.e. either true, but not both)
    • True
    • False 
    • Neither
    • A blue screen of death
  • 10. Question 8
    • Tux can fly…?
    • True
    • False  (Tux is the Linux penguin emblem)
  • 11. Question 9
    • "I don't know how to work this thing..."
    • RTFM  Read the F***ing manual!
    • FTRM
    • MRTF
    • ROTFL
  • 12. Question 10
    • An "Eprom" is…
    • American nerds having a "virtual" party
    • black and spiky  - it's a chip
    • white and smooth
    • a figment of Stephen Spielberg's fertile imagination
  • 13. Question 11
    • "Dilbert" is a creation of…
    • Matt Groening
    • Scott Adams 
    • Gilbert Shelton
    • Robert Crumb
  • 14. Question 12
    • Who said… (in "2001 A Space Odessey") " I'm sorry Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that …"? HAL9000
    A B  C D Marvin Holly HAL 9000 Joshua
  • 15. Question 13
    • Who said… How about a nice game of Global Thermonuclear War? Joshua ( – in "Wargames")
    A B C D  Marvin Holly HAL 9000 Joshua
  • 16. Question 14
    • Who's credited with inventing the World Wide Web ?
    • Tim Berners-Lee – hypertext and the first browser; & involved in development of TCP-IP
    A B C D  Isaac Asimov Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniac Trevor Baylis Tim Berners-Lee
  • 17. Question 15
    • Who's credited with the Three Laws of Robotics ? Isaac Asimov – he wrote "I, Robot"
    A  B C D Isaac Asimov Steve Jobs & Steve Wozniac Trevor Baylis Tim Berners-Lee
  • 18. Question 16
    • Which is the odd one out ? It's not an Easter Egg!
    A B C  D Excel97 flight simulator Windows Paint Word 97 pinball
  • 19. Question 17
    • Which is the odd one out ? Not Ted Codd, (created by him)
    A B C  D Ted Codd Relational databases Cape Cod Portions of Cod
  • 20. Question 18
    • Which set is the Odd One Out ? Word meaning tallies with its printed style
    • script serif sans-serif
    • purple green red
    • bold italic underline 
    • camel AllCaps LOWER
  • 21. Question 19
    • Spot the deliberate mistake… Not well-formed HTML – tags incorrectly nested
    • <tr><td>Hello from Roger &amp; Sam</tr></td> 
    • Hello from Roger &amp; Sam<br />
    • <div>Hello <span>from Roger and Sam</span></div>
    • <div>Hello from Roger &amp; S<a name=&quot;m&quot;/>am</div>
  • 22. Question 20
    • Spot the Odd One Out… codes for generating a 'return'
    • CRLF
    • && 
  • 23. Question 21 daisywheel
    • What am I…?
    • Motherboard
    • RS232 connector
    • Printer head 
    • Heat sink
  • 24. Question 22 floppy disc hub underside
    • What am I…?
    • DIN socket
    • Floppy disc 
    • Laser printer
    • Video card
  • 25. Question 23
    • Where am I…?
    • Number 1, Microsoft Way, Redmond 
    • Google HQ, Palo Alto
    • IBM, Feltham
    • GCHQ, Cheltenham
  • 26. Question 24
    • Three of these items share their inventor's name. &quot;Hollerith&quot; Which is the odd one out ? Burroughs Adding machine
    A B C  D Hollerith Tabulator Burroughs Adding machine Hollerith Card Hollerith machine
  • 27. Question 25
    • Which is the Odd One Out…? Others are RS232 connector pins
    • DTR
    • RTS
    • RXD
    • RGB 
  • 28. Question 26
    • Which is the odd website out ? Radio Times is not a social networking site
    A B C D 
  • 29. Question 27
    • Which is the Odd One Out…?
    • Bagaza  (- it's the real West Nile virus!)
    • Bagle
    • Netsky
    • Nimda
  • 30. Question 28
    • Which is the Odd Group Out…?
    • Real names (not code names) for non-existent substances
    • Chicago, Longhorn, Whistler (Windows release codenames)
    • Barbarossa, Overlord, Sealion (Military invasion codenames)
    • Trinity, Littleboy, Fatman (Atomic bomb codenames)
    • Adamantium, Homokaasu, Phlogiston 
  • 31. Question 29
    • Which is the correct order of magnitude…?
    • «-- Operationally good ----------- Totally defunct --»
    • OK, NDG, U/S, SNAFU, TARFU, FUBAR 
    • OK, FUBAR, SNAFU, TARFU, U/S, NDG
    • OK, U/S, TARFU, NDG, FUBAR, SNAFU
    • OK, U/S, SNAFU, TARFU, FUBAR, NDG
  • 32. Question 30
    • Which is the odd group out…?
    • Each item has different number of letters in the verbal string. The others each have the same number in their verbal string.
    • 1, 4, Zebra, 12, 15 
    • Ass, 1, 2, 6, 10 (3)
    • 3, 7, 8, Horse, 40 (5)
    • 11, 12, 20, 80, Donkey (6)
    • ——— The End ! ———

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