Brain game 2.0 questions

  Question 1:
In June of 2013, Microsoft announced that apps developed using Unity would be available in the Windows Store and in the Windows Phone Store. Since then, how many apps have been submitted using Unity?
  • About 1000
  • About 700
  • About 200
Question 2:
Windows Phone 7 was released in 2010 and two of the updates released for it had rhyming names, one of which was a fruit. What were these two rhyming updates called?
  • Mango and Tango
  • Guava and Lava
  • Lime and Chime
Question 3:
Alan Kay’s DynaBook was conceived at a time when it was too advanced to actually build, but many of its key concepts have now come to fruition such as wireless connectivity. Who was Kay’s target audience for the DynaBook?
  • Children
  • Laborers
  • Business executives
Question 4:
 The TRS-80 Model 100 sold over 6 million units and was popular among journalists. It could be plugged in or run on four AA batteries. How long could it run on batteries?
  • 20 hours
  • 10 hours
  • 50 hours
Question 5:
Jeff Hawkins, the creator of the PalmPilot carried different sizes and shapes of wood blocks around with him to determine what size and shape would be best for the PalmPilot. What did he use as a practice stylus with his wooden prototypes?
  • A drinking straw
  • A chopstick
  • Nothing, he never used a practice stylus
Question 6:
Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets have made it possible to play games anywhere and at any time. The United States represents 15% of worldwide revenue from games on the Google Play app store. Which 2 countries are responsible for 62% of the worldwide revenue made this way?
  • Russia and China
  • Japan and South Korea
  • Japan and India
Question 7:
 One of the first portable microcomputers with commercial success was the Osborne I. It was a reasonably priced machine and only weighed 10.7kg, which enticed many people to buy the “luggable” computer. In spite of many popular attributes, it was announced that a newer, better model was being produced and that led to the failure of the Osborne I. Which of the following was not considered to be a  major downside of the Osborne I?
  • It used a single sided, single density floppy disk drive
  • It only had a 5-inch screen
  • It used an unpopular operating system
Question 8:
 Bluetooth technology was developed by Ericsson in 1994 and allowed users to connect several devices at one time. Where did the name “Bluetooth” come from?
  • It is an anagram of the first letter of each creator’s last name
  • One of the creators had gotten blue on his teeth from eating candy
  • It is an anglicized version of Harald I of Denmark’s name
Question 9:
The GRiD Compass 1101, created by Bill Moggridge, was released in 1981 and was one of the very first laptop computers. It had many features which resulted in the price being too high for the average family so it was mostly used by the U.S. Government. Which of the following is a correct list of features?
  • Clamshell case, 320 x 240 resolution on a 6-inch screen, weighed about 11 pounds
  • Clamshell case, 240 x 240 resolution on a 6-inch screen, weighed about 8 pounds
  • Clamshell case, 400 x 300 resolution on a 6-inch screen, weighed about 15 pounds
Question 10:
 Though smartphones are still a relatively new technology, it is estimated that how many people around the world have one?
  • About 500 million
  • About 1 billion
  • About 2 billion


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