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Cyber Quiz

Questions

1. Name the feature that Mozilla is bringing to Firefox 3.1 that would dramatically speed up programs written in JavaScript.

2. One more on the above theme. Mozilla’s current engine for interpreting JavaScript code is called….?

3. According to a far-reaching survey in the UK, the constant accessing of which social networking site has made at least 33 per cent of those surveyed become fat in the last three months?

4. Bob Young and Marc Ewing founded…?

5. Which common term in Internet slang is 555 in Thailand, mkm in Afghanistan and mdr in French?

6. Which film is considered the first to use the Internet for astroturfing?

7. What is Internet meme?

8. Which funny and popular blog was founded by Eric Nakagawa (Cheezburger) and Kari Unebasami (Tofuburger)?

9. RIM’s first touchscreen device and device without a physical keyboard is codenamed…?

10. Which telephone giant has a trademark on the term ‘flip phone’?

 

Answers

1. TraceMonkey

2. SpiderMonkey

3. Facebook

4. Red Hat.

5. lol (laughing out loud).

6. The Blair Witch Project.

7. A neologism used to describe a concept or catchphrase that spreads quickly from person to person via the Internet.

8. I Can Has Cheezburger?

9. Blackberry Thunder.

10. Motorola

Courtesy: The Hindu, Business Line

Filed under: YW-Cyber Quiz,

One Response

  1. Adam Jacot de Boinod says:

    Dear Sir

    I wondered if you might like a link to both my Foreign word site and my English word website or press release details of my ensuing book with Penguin Press on amusing and interesting English vocabulary?

    http://www.thewonderofwhiffling.com

    with best wishes

    Adam Jacot de Boinod

    (author of The Meaning of Tingo)

    (www.themeaningoftingo.com)

    adamjacot@fastmail.co.uk

    or wish to include:

    1) THE MEANING OF TINGO
    When photographers attempt to bring out our smiling faces by asking us
    to “Say Cheese”, many countries appear to follow suit with English
    equivalents. In Spanish however they say patata (potato), in Argentinian Spanish whisky, in French steak frites, in Serbia ptica (bird) and in
    Danish appelsin (orange). Do you know of any other varieties from around the world’s languages? See more on http://www.themeaningoftingo.com

    2) THE WONDER OF WHIFFLING

    The Wonder of Whiffling is a tour of English around the globe (with fine
    coinages from our English-speaking cousins across the pond, Down Under
    and elsewhere).
    Discover all sorts of words you’ve always wished existed but never knew,
    such as fornale, to spend one’s money before it has been earned; cagg, a solemn vow or resolution not to get drunk for a certain time; and
    petrichor, the pleasant smell that accompanies the first rain after a
    dry spell.
    Delving passionately into the English language, I also discover why it
    is you wouldn’t want to have dinner with a vice admiral of the narrow
    seas, why Jacobites toasted the little gentleman in black velvet, and
    why a Nottingham Goodnight is better than one from anywhere else. See
    more on http://www.thewonderofwhiffling.com

    with best wishes

    Adam

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