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Monday, April 22, 2002

Compuquiz 80

1. What do we call a computer with a Web server that serves the pages for one or more Websites?

2. A variable value (for example, a "last modified" date) that a server can include in an HTML file before it sends it to the requestor is known as what?

3. A computer containing programs that collectively serve the needs of a large group rather than that of a single user or specialised application is technically called what?

4. The process of dividing work that a server has to do between two or more computers so that more work gets done in the same amount of time and, in general, all users get served faster is known as what?

5. Which of these is a freely available Web server that is distributed under an open source licence? 1. Apache 2. Linux 3. GNU 4. Open Service Gateway Initiative 5. UNIX

6. What do we call a standard way for a Web server to pass a Web user's request to an application program and to receive data back to forward to the user?

7. A group of servers that share work and may be able to back each other up if one server fails is known as what?

8. A server that saves Web pages that users have requested so that successive requests for these pages do not require the use of the Internet is called what?

9. This is a microprocessor based on the 64-bit architecture known as IA-64 that is expected to provide a foundation for next-generation server software. Identify it.

10.The delivery of information on the Web that is initiated by the information server rather than by the information user or client, as it usually is. What is it called?

Answers to Compuquiz 78

1. Defragmenter

2. Storage Service Provider

3. Digital Data Storage

4. High performance storage system

5. Non-volatile Storage

6. Enterprise Storage Network

7. Erasable programmable read-only memory

8. Redundant array of independent disks

9. Write once/Read many

10. Buffer overflow

The following are the winners of Compuquiz 78

1. S. C. Bhardwaj, New Delhi

2. B. K. Salwan, Shimla

3. Harjit Kaur, Ludhiana


Compuquiz rules

1.The readers who submit correct answers will be awarded the following cash prizes by The Tribune: First prize Rs 1,000, second prize Rs 750, third prize Rs 500.

2. All entries must be accompanied with a clipping of this quiz.

3. Entries should be sent to Quizmaster, Log in....Tribune, The Tribune, Sector 29-C, Chandigarh latest by April 22, 2002.

4. In case of more than one correct entry, prizes will be decided by a draw of lots. The decision of the Quizmaster in this regard will be final.

5. The answers and result of Compuquiz-79 will be published in the issue of April 29, 2002.

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