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  • Quiz: Star Wars Tech, Then and Now

    Test yourself. Is Wookie your third language? Do you feel there's an Evil Empire out to get you? Do you find yourself wishing you could just wave your arm and say "These are not the droids you're looking for " when confronted by a pair of unfriendly traffic cops and move on? Do you feel that Jar Jar Binks was the worst character inflicted on humanity since Howard the Duck? If you also have enough confidence to declare that you too can "bullseye a wamp rat target that size back home," you might just be able to answer these questions. Even if your mitochlorion count doesn't turn out to be high enough to enter the Jedi Academy, you may find you know more than you'd think about the technologies featured on this classic science fiction classic series. Take our geek quiz to test your Star Wars savvy. Use the Force!

  • Quiz: Spam, Spam and More Spam

    Test yourself. Getting more spam? It's not just your imagination. According to a story from SearchSecurity.com, spam has surged to unprecedented levels in recent weeks, due in part to massive botnets overseas. How much do you know about spam? Can you guess the answers to the following questions without peeking? Quiz yourself and find out!

  • Quiz: Short & Sweet!

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about short vocabulary terms.

  • Quiz: Servers

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about server teminology.

  • Quiz: Security Awareness for End Users

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about security awareness teminology.

  • Quiz: Security Attacks

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about security attacks.

  • Quiz: Securing Your Network

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about network security teminology.

  • Quiz: Ruling Your IT Universe

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about networking teminology.

  • Quiz: Romancing the Geek

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about networking teminology.

  • Quiz: Recycling electronic equipment

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about green computing teminology.

  • Quiz: Protocols

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about protocols.

  • Quiz: Processing Power

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about processors and microprocessors.

  • Quiz: Presence Technology

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about presence technology.

  • Quiz: Peripherals

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about peripherals.

  • Quiz: Operating Systems

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about operating systems.

  • Quiz: Open and shut!

    A quiz about open source, proprietary, free software and all the various permutations thereof.

  • Quiz: Networking Hardware

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about networking hardware teminology.

  • Quiz: Nasties in the news

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com vocabulary quiz about threats to Internet security.

  • Quiz: Netiquette

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz Internet etiquette quiz.

  • Quiz: Mainframe Acronym-o-phobia

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about mainframe teminology.

  • Quiz: Writing for business

    Is your prose as good as your code? Quiz.

  • Answer Key: Major IT players: How'd they start out?

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz Answer Key: Major IT players: How'd they start out? Test yourself.

  • Who's Who in IT: Question #3

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech quiz - famous people in IT history

  • Quiz: Online threats to privacy

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about malware and other security threats to privacy.

  • Who's Who in IT: Question #5

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech quiz - famous people in IT history

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