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Cyber Q

July 28, 2003 12:12 IST
Last Updated: July 28, 2003 13:37 IST



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

1. Which of the following countries intends to ban spam mails?

a) Australia
b) USA
c) Germany

2. Which online service lets people access their personal music collection using any Internet connection?

a) BuyMusic.com
b) MusicNet.com
c) Muse.net

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Muse.net.
Muse.net lets you access your digital music collection from any computer. It's fun, easy to use, legal and doesn't allow music to be shared.
Correct!
Muse.net lets you access your digital music collection from any computer. It's fun, easy to use, legal and doesn't allow music to be shared.

3. The University of Texas put which valuable two-volume classic online?

a) The Gutenberg Bible
b) Pride and Prejudice
c) The Lord of the Rings

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Gutenberg Bible.
Richard Oram, head librarian at the university's Harry Ransom Center, one of the world's top cultural archives said that just as Johann Gutenberg made knowledge more accessible with the invention of the printing process, this digitization project will continue that legacy.
Correct!
Richard Oram, head librarian at the university's Harry Ransom Center, one of the world's top cultural archives said that just as Johann Gutenberg made knowledge more accessible with the invention of the printing process, this digitization project will continue that legacy.

4. Canadian teenager Ghyslain Raza launched legal action against classmates who put a video of him online. The publicity has left him mentally scarred, he claims. Raza is better known as?

a) Darth Vader
b) The Star Wars Kid
c) Terminator 3

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is The Star War Kid.
Raza became known as the 'Star Wars Kid' after a video of him using a golf ball retriever to emulate the light sabre slinging tricks of Darth Maul was posted on the Net. He was also interviewed by blogger Jish Mukherjee, who launched a campaign to buy gifts for the kid.
Correct!
Raza became known as the 'Star Wars Kid' after a video of him using a golf ball retriever to emulate the light sabre slinging tricks of Darth Maul was posted on the Net. He was also interviewed by blogger Jish Mukherjee, who launched a campaign to buy gifts for the kid.

5. Name the latest email hoax circulating on the Web, purporting to be a new cookery book from British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver.

a) Perfect Plumber
b) Naked Chef
c) Intelligent Reporter

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is Naked Chef.
The virus contains a 121-page Microsoft Word document attachment replete with color photos, scores of recipes and a fictitious title, "The Naked Chef 2." Penguin Books, the UK publisher for Oliver's books was trying to track down the email's author.
Correct!
The virus contains a 121-page Microsoft Word document attachment replete with color photos, scores of recipes and a fictitious title, "The Naked Chef 2." Penguin Books, the UK publisher for Oliver's books was trying to track down the email's author.


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