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IT Quiz

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(81 votes)
15 questions
English
Test your knowledge of Information Technology with this engaging IT Quiz!
1

How many bits are in a byte?

8

12

16

24

57% got this right

A byte is a unit of digital information that consists of 8 bits. Each bit can represent a binary value of either 0 or 1.
2

What was the first search engine on the Internet?

Archie

Bing

Google

Yahoo

Hard  23% got this right

Archie was created in 1990 by Alan Emtage and allowed users to search for file names on FTP server.
3

How many bits are used in an IPv6 address?Internet?

128

16

32

64

47% got this right

IPv6 addresses are 128-bit long, which is significantly larger than the 32-bit length of IPv4 addresses.
4

What was the first web browser invented in 1990?

WorldWideWeb

Internet Explorer

Mosaic

Nexus

Hard  32% got this right

The WorldWideWeb was the first web browser ever invented in 1990 by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
5

Which technology is used to record cryptocurrency transactions?

Blockchain technology

Digital Wallet

Mining

Token

64% got this right

Blockchain technology is used to record cryptocurrency transactions.
6

What is one of the advantages of information technology?

Streamline communication

Easy to handle

Makes our life easier

Saves time

Hard  33% got this right

IT makes communication more efficient and effective by providing various tools and platforms for instant messaging.
7

What was the name of the first computer virus?

Creeper program

Elk cloner

Rabbit

SCA virus

Hard  22% got this right

The Creeper program was created in the early 1970s and targeted the ARPANET, which was the precursor to the internet.
8

What does CPU stand for?

Central Processing Unit

Central Printing Unit

Critical Processing Unit

Crucial Processing Unit

Easy  87% got this right

Central Processing Unit is the primary component of a computer system responsible for executing instructions.
9

What is the process of starting or restarting a computer called?

Booting

Connecting

Resetting

Start up point

70% got this right

Booting refers to the process of starting or restarting a computer.
10

What is the system unit also referred to as?

The Heart of the Computer

Central Processing Unit

The hard drive

System Software

Hard  22% got this right

The system unit is often referred to as the heart of the computer because it houses the central processing unit (CPU).
11

What was the first interactive computer-graphics program?

Sketchpad

Adobe Photoshop

CorelDRAW

Notepad

Hard  23% got this right

Sketchpad was the first interactive computer-graphics program.
12

Which of these was the first cell phone to use the Android operating system?

T-Mobile G1

BlackBerry Storm

LG Voyager

Samsung Rant

Hard  28% got this right

The first cell phone to feature the Android operating system was the T-Mobile G1, released on October 22, 2008.
13

Which of these video game consoles was released in 1994?

PlayStation

Atari 2600

Nintendo Entertainment System

Xbox

36% got this right

The PlayStation was released in 1994 by Sony Computer Entertainment.
14

Which of these was the first programmable general-purpose electronic digital computer?

ENIAC

Acorn Network Computer

BINAC

EDVAC

Hard  24% got this right

ENIAC was the first programmable general-purpose electronic digital computer, built by the United States during WW II.
15

What is the name of the digital file format that was devised in 1987 to reduce the size of images and short animations?

GIF

JPEG

PNG

TIFF

Hard  34% got this right

GIF (graphics interchange format) is a digital file format that was devised in 1987 by the CompuServe.