So you think you are the master of useless information? ZDNet Australia challenges you with our Builder weekly quiz.
Welcome to the Builder Geek Trivia page. The game is easy. Each week we will provide five questions on any random topic for you to answer. The first reader to e-mail us with all five answers correct will be crowned the “Geek of the week”.
So what are you waiting for? Get going already!
of the Week
|Occupation||Student, Year 12|
|Linux or Windows?||Windows|
|Best invention?||Hardware MP3 players|
|Favourite Movie|| The Matrix, Pulp Fiction
What were Microsoft’s code names for Windows 98 and 95 prior to their release?
What does CRUD stand for in this article?
Which Muppet throws boomerang fish?
From the Simpsons, what is the name of C. Montgomery Burns’ brother?
In which BBC comedy series was the phrase “ecky thump” first used?
How did you go? E-mail ZDNet Australia with your answers for your chance to be crowned the Builder Geek of the Week. If you are lucky enough to be the winner your name will be published in next week’s trivia.
Last Week’s Answers
From The Simpsons, name five inventions of Professor Frink.
Answers: Death Ray,
Radio Controlled aeroplane for babies,
77X42 super sour ball,
AT-5000 Auto-Dialler (Frink’s first patent),
Chess-playing robot arm,
M. C. Escher’s ‘Cricket Stumps’,
Floyd the robot,
Radio-Source Finding Ear Trumpet,
What does IDL stand for in this article?
Answer: Interface Definition Language
In the Goons, who is Hercules Grytpype-Thynne’s criminal partner?
Answer: Count Jim “Thighs” Moriarty
The Berkeley Computer Corporation had been formed in 1968 to build a supercomputer that could accommodate up to five hundred users at a time. The ambitious project attracted a group of enthusiastic young computer scientists, who produced groundbreaking developments, including virtual memory. What year did the Corporation close it’s doors?
Which company in 1981 developed the first computer on the market to boast a mouse and a point-and-click interface?
Answer: Xerox — STAR 8010