ENTERTAINMENT

The tricky quiz tests the nation's knowledge of the phrases used in the technology industry



1. When information is stored on the Internet, is it called _____ computing?

C) cloud

Cloud computing is essentially the storage of information (such as databases, software and storage) via the Internet (hereinafter "cloud"). This way, you can access your information wherever you are connected, rather than being limited to a physical device such as a laptop or computer.

2. What is an algorithm?

A) A list of rules that must be followed to solve a problem

Computers have to be told what to do. However, before you write code to solve a problem, you need to create an algorithm. This is a list of rules by which the computer implements the code in the correct order and performs the desired result.

3. What does the & # 39; C & # 39; in & # 39; ICT & # 39 ;?

A) communication

ICT stands for information and communication technology. This refers to access to information about communication technologies such as mobile phones, the Internet and wireless signals.

4. What does URL stand for?

B) Uniform resource locator

A URL or Uniform Resource Locator is the address of a specific website on the Internet.

5. Who invented the cell phone?

A) Martin Cooper

The American Martin Cooper invented the first portable cell phone at Motorola in 1973 and helped develop and launch the device a decade later in 1983.

6. How many characters were originally allowed in a tweet when Twitter started in 2006?

B) 140

The original character limit on the social networking platform Twitter was 140 characters. From 2017, however, the limit was increased to 280 characters. Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, shared the very first tweet on the platform, which was just "just my twttr".

7. What does 5G refer to?

C) Fifth generation

In terms of telecommunications, 5G means the fifth generation technology standard for cellular networks. The technological advances of its predecessors include a larger bandwidth, which enables faster download speeds. Because of the increased speed, 5G networks may be used for ISPs alongside regular wired internet.

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