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What important event did you miss in cyberspace last week? Find out with this fun quiz.

1. Which popular search engine redirected Indian surfers to a local page offering language versions?

a) Google
b) Yahoo
c) Alta Vista

2. Which country is reviewing laws to discourage men from divorcing their wives via text messages?

a) Indonesia
b) Thailand
c) Malaysia

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Malaysia.
An Islamic court declared that a Muslim man had legally ended his marriage by sending his wife a mobile text message. Now, however, the government says it will consider increasing the fines and jail sentences for men who pronounce talak by electronic means.
Correct!
An Islamic court in Malaysia declared that a Muslim man had legally ended his marriage by sending his wife a mobile text message. Now, however, the government says it will consider increasing the fines and jail sentences for men who pronounce talak by electronic means.

3. Which institution is planning to make available online more than a million documents from the Nuremberg trials?

a) MIT
b) Harvard Law School
c) Cambridge

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is the Harvard Law School.
These documents contain records of hearings into the war crimes of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.
Correct!
These documents contain records of hearings into the war crimes of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.

4. Which company is launching a smart Web fridge?

a) Electrolux
b) Blue Star
c) Godrej

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Electrolux.
The MMS Fridge lets users with cell phones remotely snap a picture of their fridge's interior. The fridge comes installed with Web cameras.
Correct!
The MMS Fridge lets users with cell phones remotely snap a picture of their fridge's interior. The fridge comes installed with Web cameras.

5. A group of computer enthusiasts recently made history on the Paradise Island, Maldives. What did they do?

a) Set up a telephone network
b) Build a cyber cafe
c) Create a wireless network
Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is create a wireless network.
Imagine being able to send emails to your friends back home as you sip beer on the beach. Geeks turned this dream into a reality by setting up a wi-fi network on the tiny island of Mirihi, some 100 kilometres south of capital Male.
Correct!
Imagine being able to send emails to your friends back home as you sip beer on the beach. Geeks turned this dream into a reality by setting up a wi-fi network on the tiny island of Mirihi, some 100 kilometres south of capital Male.



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