General Knowledge - Technology

Exercise :: Technology - Section 3

36. 

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: Option B

Explanation:

This was one of the most common viruses unleashed in 1988.

37. 

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: Option 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.

38. 

What is the Websites code for the country New Zealand?

A. NZ
B. NW
C. NE
D. ZL

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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

39. 

Which Intel chip was the first to support a 32-bit bus architecture?

A. 486SI
B. Pentium
C. 286
D. 386DX

Answer: Option 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.

40. 

What does ECP stand for?

A. Extended Capabilities Port
B. Extra Compatible Part
C. Extended Connection Port
D. External Cordless Peripheral

Answer: Option 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.