Technology Questions and Answers Part-15

1. What is VCM?
a) Virtual Connection Manager
b) Virtual Channel Memory
c) Voice Controlled Modem
d) Voice Communications Module

Answer: b
Explanation: VCM was designed by NEC Corp. It is supposed to be faster than normal SDRAM, and it is, but it never caught on.

2. ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, was developed by:
a) FAA
b) Department of Defence

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

3. What is a spider?
a) A computer virus
b) A program that catalogs Web sites
c) A hacker who breaks into computer systems
d) An application for viewing Web sites

Answer: b
Explanation: Spiders are also referred to as "bots" or "crawlers," and constantly scan the Internet for new and updated Web sites.

4. Which of the following is not a part of the Internet?
a) World Wide Web
b) Email

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

5. The abbreviation URL stands for:
a) User Regulation Law
b) Unknown RAM Load
c) Uniform Resource Locator
d) Ultimate RAM Locator

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

6. What is a MAC?
a) A Computer made by Apple
b) Memory Address Corruption
c) Mediocre Apple Computer
d) Media Access Control

Answer: d
Explanation: MAC is short for Media Access Control address, an address unique to every piece of network hardware.

7. This virus activated every Friday the 13th, affects both .EXE and .COM files and deletes any programs run on that day. What is the name of that virus?
a) Chernobyl
b) Jerusalem
c) Melissa
d) I Love You

Answer: b
Explanation: This was one of the most common viruses unleashed in 1988.

8. A program that neither replicates or copies itself, but does damage or compromises the security of the computer. Which 'Computer Virus' it is?
a) Joke Program
b) Worm
c) Trojan
d) Hoax

Answer: c
Explanation: Typically it relies on someone emailing it to you, it does not email itself, it may arrive in the form of a joke program or software of some sort.

9. What is the Websites code for the country New Zealand?
a) NZ
b) NW
c) NE
d) ZL

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

10. Which Intel chip was the first to support a 32-bit bus architecture?
a) 486SI
b) Pentium
c) 286
d) 386DX

Answer: d
Explanation: The 386 chip was the first to offer a possible 32- or 64-bit access to data. OS-2 2.x or higher and Windows 95 required at least a 386 CPU while Windows NT 4.x required at least a 486 CPU to run.