UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Questions

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UKITA Christmas IT Quiz Questions

  1. 1. Team / Name(s)__________________________ Quizmasters: Roger & Sam Greenhalgh National Rural Knowledge Exchange Christmas IT Olympics 2007
  2. 2. Score: ____________________ / 30 You are welcome to do this quiz individually or in small teams Please respond by circling one answer for each question.
  3. 3. Question 1 <ul><li>0xFF = </li></ul><ul><li>1024 </li></ul><ul><li>0 </li></ul><ul><li>255 </li></ul><ul><li>None of these </li></ul>
  4. 4. Question 2 <ul><li>Douglas Adams's middle name was… </li></ul><ul><li>Neil </li></ul><ul><li>Noel </li></ul><ul><li>Allen </li></ul><ul><li>Douglas </li></ul>
  5. 5. Question 3 <ul><li>I would rather stand in the way of a high velocity… </li></ul><ul><li>SOAP Packet </li></ul><ul><li>EDO simm </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Micro Vax </li></ul><ul><li>Particle accelerator </li></ul>
  6. 6. Question 4 <ul><li>You can fit more porn in a… </li></ul><ul><li>exabyte </li></ul><ul><li>bit </li></ul><ul><li>terabyte </li></ul><ul><li>yottabyte </li></ul>
  7. 7. Question 5 <ul><li>Alan Turing once said… </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The oldest, shortest words - &quot;yes&quot; and &quot;no&quot; - are those which require the most thought&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;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.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Machines take me by surprise with great frequency&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Hey, you, get off my shroud&quot; </li></ul>
  8. 8. Question 6 <ul><li>FREE BSD's Logo is… </li></ul><ul><li>a penguin </li></ul><ul><li>a demon </li></ul><ul><li>a gnu </li></ul><ul><li>a buck-toothed specky git </li></ul>
  9. 9. Question 7 <ul><li>True Xor True returns… </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul><ul><li>Neither </li></ul><ul><li>A blue screen of death </li></ul>
  10. 10. Question 8 <ul><li>Tux can fly…? </li></ul><ul><li>True </li></ul><ul><li>False </li></ul>
  11. 11. Question 9 <ul><li>&quot;I don't know how to work this thing...&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>RTFM </li></ul><ul><li>FTRM </li></ul><ul><li>MRTF </li></ul><ul><li>ROTFL </li></ul>
  12. 12. Question 10 <ul><li>An &quot;Eprom&quot; is… </li></ul><ul><li>American nerds having a &quot;virtual&quot; party </li></ul><ul><li>black and spiky </li></ul><ul><li>white and smooth </li></ul><ul><li>a figment of Stephen Spielberg's fertile imagination </li></ul>
  13. 13. Question 11 <ul><li>&quot;Dilbert&quot; is a creation of… </li></ul><ul><li>Matt Groening </li></ul><ul><li>Scott Adams </li></ul><ul><li>Gilbert Shelton </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Crumb </li></ul>
  14. 14. Question 12 <ul><li>Who said… &quot; I'm sorry Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that …&quot;? </li></ul>A B C D
  15. 15. Question 13 <ul><li>Who said… How about a nice game of Global Thermonuclear War? </li></ul>A B C D
  16. 16. Question 14 <ul><li>Who's credited with inventing the World Wide Web ? </li></ul>A B C D
  17. 17. Question 15 <ul><li>Who's credited with the Three Laws of Robotics ? </li></ul>A B C D
  18. 18. Question 16 <ul><li>Which is the odd one out ? </li></ul>A B C D
  19. 19. Question 17 <ul><li>Which is the odd one out ? </li></ul>A B C D
  20. 20. Question 18 <ul><li>Which set is the Odd One Out ? </li></ul><ul><li>script serif sans-serif </li></ul><ul><li>purple green red </li></ul><ul><li>bold italic underline </li></ul><ul><li>camel AllCaps LOWER </li></ul>
  21. 21. Question 19 <ul><li>Spot the deliberate mistake… </li></ul><ul><li><tr><td>Hello from Roger &amp; Sam</tr></td> </li></ul><ul><li>Hello from Roger &amp; Sam<br /> </li></ul><ul><li><div>Hello <span>from Roger and Sam</span></div> </li></ul><ul><li><div>Hello from Roger &amp; S<a name=&quot;m&quot;/>am</div> </li></ul>
  22. 22. Question 20 <ul><li>Spot the Odd One Out… </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>CRLF </li></ul><ul><li>¶ </li></ul><ul><li>&& </li></ul>
  23. 23. Question 21 <ul><li>What am I…? </li></ul><ul><li>Motherboard </li></ul><ul><li>RS232 connector </li></ul><ul><li>Printer head </li></ul><ul><li>Heat sink </li></ul>
  24. 24. Question 22 <ul><li>What am I…? </li></ul><ul><li>DIN socket </li></ul><ul><li>Floppy disc </li></ul><ul><li>Laser printer </li></ul><ul><li>Video card </li></ul>
  25. 25. Question 23 <ul><li>Where am I…? </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Way, Redmond </li></ul><ul><li>Google HQ, Palo Alto </li></ul><ul><li>IBM, Feltham </li></ul><ul><li>GCHQ, Cheltenham </li></ul>
  26. 26. Question 24 <ul><li>Three of these items share their inventor's name. Which is the odd one out ? </li></ul>A B C D
  27. 27. Question 25 <ul><li>Which is the Odd One Out…? </li></ul><ul><li>DTR </li></ul><ul><li>RTS </li></ul><ul><li>RXD </li></ul><ul><li>RGB </li></ul>
  28. 28. Question 26 <ul><li>Which is the odd website out ? </li></ul>A B C D
  29. 29. Question 27 <ul><li>Which is the Odd One Out…? </li></ul><ul><li>Bagaza </li></ul><ul><li>Bagle </li></ul><ul><li>Netsky </li></ul><ul><li>Nimda </li></ul>
  30. 30. Question 28 <ul><li>Which is the Odd Group Out…? </li></ul><ul><li>Chicago, Longhorn, Whistler </li></ul><ul><li>Barbarossa, Overlord, Sealion </li></ul><ul><li>Trinity, Littleboy, Fatman </li></ul><ul><li>Adamantium, Homokaasu, Phlogiston </li></ul>
  31. 31. Question 29 <ul><li>Which is the correct order of magnitude…? </li></ul><ul><li>«-- Operationally good ----------- Totally defunct --» </li></ul><ul><li>OK, NDG, U/S, SNAFU, TARFU, FUBAR </li></ul><ul><li>OK, FUBAR, SNAFU, TARFU, U/S, NDG </li></ul><ul><li>OK, U/S, TARFU, NDG, FUBAR, SNAFU </li></ul><ul><li>OK, U/S, SNAFU, TARFU, FUBAR, NDG </li></ul>
  32. 32. Question 30 <ul><li>Which is the odd group out…? </li></ul><ul><li>1, 4, Zebra, 12, 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Ass, 1, 2, 6, 10 </li></ul><ul><li>3, 7, 8, Horse, 40 </li></ul><ul><li>11, 12, 20, 80, Donkey </li></ul><ul><li>——— The End ! ——— </li></ul>

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