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Ankita Katdare • Nov 27, 2014

# CrazyEngineers Rapid Fire Quiz Contest Question-Set #2

Since many of you requested for the questions asked in the Rapid Fire Quiz. Here we go -
(Question): What kind of bridge is the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco?
(A): Truss Bridge
(B): Suspension Bridge
(C): Cantilever bridge
(D): Arch bridge

(Question): How fast is the speed of light?
(A): 100,000 km/sec
(B): 250,145 km/sec
(C): 299,792,458 m/sec
(D): 303,234 km/sec

(Question): What is a Richter scale?
(A): A scale for measuring the mass of an object.
(B): A logarithmic scale for measuring seismic energy of an earthquake.
(C): A scale for making angle measurement.
(D): A scale used to measure linear distances of structures and other large objects.

(Question): Many modern televisions are known to draw power even when turned off. The circuit in which the power is used does what function?
(A): Sound
(B): Remote control
(C): Color balance
(D): High voltage

(Question): What is the purpose of choke in a tube light?
(A): To decrease the current
(B): To increase the current
(C): To decrease the voltage momentarily
(D): To increase the voltage momentarily

(Question): Who is largely responsible for breaking the German Enigma codes and creating a test that provided a foundation for artificial intelligence?
(A): Alan Turing
(B): Jeff Bezos
(C): George Boole
(D): Charles Babbage

(Question): Who developed Yahoo?
(A): Dennis Ritchie & Ken Thompson
(B): David Filo & Jerry Yang
(C): Vint Cerf & Robert Kahn
(D): Steve Case & Jeff Bezos

(Question): Which motor is NOT suitable for use as a DC machine?
(A): Permanent magnet motor
(B): Series motor
(C): Squirrel cage motor
(D): Synchronous motor

(Question): Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?
(A): Phil Zimmermann
(B): Tim Berners-Lee
(C): Marc Andreessen
(D): Ken Thompson

(Question): What are three types of lasers?
(A): Pointer, diode, CD
(B): Gas, metal vapor, rock
(C): Diode, inverted, pointer
(D): Gas, solid state, diode

(Question): If we install UPS in a building, it will be used for _____.
(A): To provide power to essential equipment
(B): To monitor building electricity use
(C): To carry messages between departments
(D): To control lighting and power systems

(Question): What does EPROM stand for?
(A): Electric Programmable Read Only Memory
(B): Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
(C): Evaluable Philotic Random Optic Memory
(D): Every Person Requires One Mind

(Question): Blue is what number on the resistor color code?
(A): 1
(B): 4
(C): 2
(D): 6

(Question): https://www.crazyengineers.com - is an example of what?
(A): A URL
(B): An access code
(C): A directory
(D): A server

(Question): A dual-layer DVD is valued because it:
(A): Can hold more data
(B): Contains a backup of the data stored
(C): Uses a second layer to offer a speed increase
(D): Creates alternative sound tracks

(Question): What are the 2 terminals of a diode called?
(A): Pentode and Triode
(B): Gate and Drain
C.
(C): Drain and Source
(D): Anode and Cathode

(Question): AOL stands for _______.
(A): Arranged Outer Line
(B): America Over LAN
(C): America Online
(D): Audio Over LAN

(Question): Which of these is not a computer?
(A): Aptiva
(B): Macintosh
(C): Acorn
(D): Paseo

(Question): In which decade was the telegraph invented?
(A): 1810s
(B): 1840s
(C): 1870s
(D): 1890s

(Question): Where are the contents of your computer's hard drive indexed?
(A): Yahoo!
(C): MSN
(D): None of the above

(Question): What does "T9" function do on a mobile phone?
(A): activates predictive text
(B): saves battery life
(C): increases display brightness
(D): enables encryption mechanism

(Question): What security invention emits annoying high-frequency tones only audible to the young, to stop them loitering in certain areas?
(A): The Bee
(B): The Mosquito
(C): The Hummer
(D): The Stinger

(Question):
He headed this company that was acquired recently by Microsoft.
(B): Symantec
(C): Nokia
(D): Samsung

(Question): According to Moore's Law, over the history of computing hardware the number of transistors on integrated circuits doubles approximately every ________.
(A): two months
(B): two years