Technology GK

Technology GK

Below Some Technology Related General Knowledge :

What does EPROM stand for?

—Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

What was the active medium used in the first working laser ever constructed?

—A ruby rod

Larger buildings may be supplied with a medium voltage electricity supply, and will required a substation or mini-sub. What is the main item of equipment contained in these?


Voltage is sometimes referred to as EMF, or Electromotive…?


What does AM mean?

—Amplitude modulation

‘.BAT’ extension refers usually to what kind of file?

—System file

What is the term to ask the computer to put information in order numerically or alphabetically?


The input used by an antenna or cable to a TV set uses frequencies called…?


In which decade was the ARRL founded?


‘CD’ computer abbreviation usually means ?

—Compact Disc

‘.BAK’ extension refers usually to what kind of file?

—Backup file

Where is the headquarters of Intel located?

—Santa Clara, California

Who co-created the UNIX operating system in 1969 with Dennis Ritchie?

—Ken Thompson

Compact discs, (according to the original CD specifications) hold how many minutes of music?

—74 mins

Once the active medium is excited, the first photons of light are produced by which physical process?

—Spontaneous emission

‘DTP’ computer abbreviation usually means ?

—DeskTop Publishing

The average power (in watts) used by a 20 to 25 inch home color television is…?


What does AC and DC stand for in the electrical field?

—Alternating Current and Direct Current

The NTSC (National Television Standards Committee) is also used in the country of…?


“FET” is a type of transistor, Its full name is ________ Effect Transistor…?


What are three types of lasers?

—Gas, solid state, diode

What will a UPS be used for in a building?

—To provide power to essential equipment

Who built the world’s first binary digit computer: Z1…?

—Konrad Zuse

‘.JPG’ extension refers usually to what kind of file?

—Image file

What does AM mean?

—Amplitude modulation

In what year was the “@” chosen for its use in e-mail addresses?


‘.TXT’ extension refers usually to what kind of file?

—Text File

What was the first ARPANET message?


In the United States the television broadcast standard is…?


In a color television set using a picture tube a high voltage is used to accelerate electron beams to light the screen. That voltage is about…?

—25 thousand volts

The transformer that develops the high voltage in a home television is commonly called a…?


Which consists of two plates separated by a dielectric and can store a charge?


What do we call a collection of two or more computers that are located within a limited distance of each other and that are connected to each other directly or indirectly?

—Local Area Network

Sometimes computers and cache registers in a foodmart are connected to a UPS system. What does UPS mean?

—Uninterruptable Power Supply

Who co-founded Hotmail in 1996 and then sold the company to Microsoft?

—Sabeer Bhatia

‘.TMP’ extension refers usually to what kind of file?

—Temporary file

In the UK, what type of installation requires a fireman’s switch?

—Neon Lighting

The electromagnetic coils on the neck of the picture tube or tubes which pull the electron beam from side to side and up and down are called a…?


The sampling rate, (how many samples per second are stored) for a CD is…?

—44.1 kHz

Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?

—Phil Zimmermann

What do we call a network whose elements may be separated by some distance? It usually involves two or more small networks and dedicated high-speed telephone lines.

—WAN (Wide Area Network)

After the first photons of light are produced, which process is responsible for amplification of the light?

—Stimulated emission

Which is NOT an acceptable method of distributing small power outlets throughout an open plan office area?

—Extension Cords

In which year was MIDI(Musical Instrument Digital Interface) introduced?


What does the term PLC stand for?

—Programmable Logic Controller

When measuring the characteristics of a small-signal amplifier, say for a radio receiver, one might be concerned with its “Noise…”?