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

1. Which rock music group found itself the centre of an online hoax recently?

a) Led Zepellin
b) Rolling Stones
c) Metallica

2. A controversial game where men allegedly pay thousands of dollars to shoot women with paint ball guns made news last week. What is the name of this game?

a) Revenge of the Bambi
b) Hunting for Bambi
c) Bizarre Bambi

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Hunting for Bambi.
Hunting for Bambi made news and controversy and several women's groups protested against it saying it was degrading women. The full report is here. However, Snopes revealed that this was a bogus game staged for television.
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Hunting for Bambi made news and controversy and several women's groups protested against it saying it was degrading women. The full report is here. However, Snopes revealed that this was a bogus game staged for television.

3. Which country has banned the use of the word email in government documents?

a) France
b) Germany
c) Bangladesh

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is France.
The French government has banned the word 'email' and has replaced it with 'courriel'. The ban on the word extends to all government ministries, documents, publications and Web sites. This is the latest step to stem an incursion of English words into the French lexicon.
Detailed report here
Correct!
The French government has banned the word 'email' and has replaced it with 'courriel'. The ban on the word extends to all government ministries, documents, publications and Web sites. This is the latest step to stem an incursion of English words into the French lexicon.
Detailed report here

4. Which iconic browser, launched by Marc Andreessen in 1994, is set to disappear?

a) Opera
b) Netscape
c) Internet Explorer

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Wrong! The correct answer is Netscape.
Netscape owner AOL has made redundant most of the staff working on new versions of the venerable net browser. Although it owns Netscape, it has preferred to build its Web browsing tools around Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
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Netscape owner AOL has made redundant most of the staff working on new versions of the venerable net browser. Although it owns Netscape, it has preferred to build its Web browsing tools around Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
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5. Shevaun Pennington, a 12-year-old girl from the UK ran off with Toby Studabaker, a man she met in a...

a) Pub
b) Chatroom
c) Shopping mall

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Wrong! The correct answer is Chatroom.
Studabaker, 31, is currently facing charges of abducting Shevaun who is a minor. Earlier, last week, he travelled from the US to the UK to meet the girl, from near Wigan, Greater Manchester, after befriending her on an Internet chat site.
Report
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Studabaker, 31, is currently facing charges of abducting Shevaun who is a minor. Earlier, last week, he travelled from the US to the UK to meet the girl, from near Wigan, Greater Manchester, after befriending her on an Internet chat site.
Report

6. Which airline will be installing digital cameras in the cabins of their planes to record faces and activities of its passengers?

a) American Airlines
b) British Airways
c) Southeast Airlines

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Southeast Airlines.
Southeast Airlines plans to to take this measure as a precaution against terrorism and other safety threats. Privacy and consumer advocates are however alarmed at what they see as a big invasion of privacy.
Report
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Southeast Airlines plans to to take this measure as a precaution against terrorism and other safety threats. Privacy and consumer advocates are however alarmed at what they see as a big invasion of privacy.
Report

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