Technology Questions and Answers Part-14

1. What does ECP stand for?
a) Extended Capabilities Port
b) Extra Compatible Part
c) Extended Connection Port
d) External Cordless Peripheral

Answer: a
Explanation: An Extended Capabilities Port is about 10 times faster than the old standard one, but it is used the same way a regular parallel port is.

2. The first graphical browser for the WWW was named:
a) Netscape
b) Veronica
c) Mosaic
d) Explorer

Answer: c
Explanation: No explanation is given for this question

3. What is RISC?
a) Remodeled Interface System Computer
b) Remote Intranet Secured Connection
c) Runtime Instruction Set Compiler
d) Reduced Instruction Set Computer

Answer: d
Explanation: Reduced Instruction Set Computer - a type of microprocessor that relies on simple instructions which can be used to build more complicated ones.

4. What does ICMP stand for?
a) Internet Connection Modem Protocol
b) Intranet Control Message Program
c) Internal Conflict Management Program
d) Internet Control Message Protocol

Answer: d
Explanation: ICMP Packets are used to send control messages including errors.

5. What is FMD?
a) FastEthernet Measuring Device
b) Flashing Media Diode
c) Fluorescent Multi-Layer Disc
d) Flash Media Driver

Answer: c
Explanation: A new type of disc developed by Constellation 3D Inc. These discs can hold up to to 140 GB of data.

6. What does PPTP stand for?
a) Point to Point Transmission Protocol
b) Point to Point Transfer Protocol
c) Point to Point Tunneling Protocol
d) Point to Point Traffic Protocol

Answer: c
Explanation: It is a protocol used to create VPN connections over the net.

7. According to CNN, how much did Internet traffic increase between 1994 and 1996?
a) Two times
b) Five times
c) Ten times
d) Twenty-five times

Answer: d
Explanation: No explanation is given for this question

8. In 1983, which person was the first to offer a definition of the term 'computer virus'?
a) McAfee
b) Smith
c) Cohen
d) Norton

Answer: c
Explanation: 1983 Fred Cohen, while working on his dissertation, formally defines a computer virus as 'a computer program that can affect other computer programs by modifying them in such a way as to include a (possibly evolved)copy of itself.'

9. What is the World Wide Web?
a) A computer game
b) A software program
c) The part of the Internet that enables information-sharing via interconnected pages
d) Another name for the Internet

Answer: c
Explanation: The World Wide Web is a subset of the Internet. Specifically, the Web is a collection of documents and applications residing on Internet servers around the world.

10. What is the Websites code for the country United Kingdom?
a) GB
b) UK
c) EN
d) EG

Answer: b
Explanation: No explanation is given for this question