General Knowledge - Technology

Exercise :: Technology - Section 3

31. 

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: Option D

Explanation:

The Internet is growing faster than you think!

32. 

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: Option 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.'

33. 

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: Option 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.

34. 

What is the Websites code for the country United Kingdom?

A. GB
B. UK
C. EN
D. EG

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question. Let us discuss.

35. 

What is a MAC?

A. A Computer made by Apple
B. Memory Address Corruption
C. Mediocre Apple Computer
D. Media Access Control

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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