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Fun Friday




pondering.pngSeveral months ago we put together some tech trivia so that you could test your tech knowledge. It was fun, so we decided to do a Part 2! We tried to make some of them a little more challenging than others. Let us know how you did!

  1. How many songs have been sold via iTunes (according to Apple’s latest report)?
    A. 10 billion
    B. 5 billion
    C. 1 billion
    D. 15 billion
  2. How many people downloaded Firefox 3 for Mozilla to get the world record?
    A. 4,276,419
    B. 8,909,265
    C. 5,369,613
    D. 8,002,530
  3. What’s the name of Microsoft’s latest experiment where they try to set the record straight about Vista?
    A. Mojave
    B. Denali
    C. Sahara
    D. Kalahari
  4. Which of the following is a service provided by Google?
    A. College Search
    B. Employee Search
    C. Patent Search
    D. Auto Search
  5. How much did Microsoft originally offer to acquire Yahoo for?
    A. 32.1 billion
    B. 38.2 billion
    C. 44.6 billion
    D. 49.4 billion
  6. Which site does eBay not own?
    A. Shop.com
    B. Skype.com
    C. StubHub.com
    D. StumbleUpon.com
  7. When was Windows 98 launched?
    A. December, 1998
    B. October, 1998
    C. January, 1998
    D. June, 1998
  8. How many versions of Microsoft Office for Windows have there been since Office 95 (not including 95)?
    A. 3
    B. 4
    C. 5
    D. 6
  9. How many iPhone/iPod Touch applications were downloaded in the first three days?
    A. 3 million
    B. 10 million
    C. 6 million
    D. 8 million
  10. What year did Yahoo Mail launch?
    A. 1997
    B. 1998
    C. 1999
    D. 2000
  11. What day was Bill Gates’ last day as a full-time Microsoft employee?
    A. May 18, 2008
    B. June 27, 2008
    C. July 11, 2008
    D. Bill Gates is still a full-time employee
  12. What year did Steve Jobs return to Apple?
    A. 1994
    B. 1995
    C. 1996
    D. 1997
  13. How many millions of miles did the Phoenix spacecraft travel to reach Mars?
    A. 108 million miles
    B. 284 million miles
    C. 334 million miles
    D. 422 million miles
  14. Which is not a Slogan Nintendo has used in advertising?
    A. Satisfy your urge to play.
    B. Touch Me.
    C. I play for me.
    D. Wii would like to play.
  15. How many articles have been posted on CyberNet News?
    A. About 2,200
    B. About 3,500
    C. About 4,900
    D. About
    5,800

Answers

  1. B – 5 billion (source)
  2. D – 8,002,530 (source)
  3. A – Mojave (source)
  4. C – Patent Search (source)
  5. C – 44.6 billion (source)
  6. A – Shop.com (although they do own Shopping.com)
  7. D – June, 1998 (source)
  8. C – 5 (Office 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007)
  9. B – 10 million (source)
  10. A – 1997 (source)
  11. B – June 27, 2008 (source)
  12. C – 1996 (source)
  13. D – 422 million miles (source)
  14. A – Satisfy your urge to play (source)
  15. D – About 5,800