Digital Preservation Tutorial: Media Quiz

Take the Timeline Quiz
1. Who was the first world leader to send an email?
Al Gore
Queen Elizabeth II
Margaret Thatcher
2.

When did libraries first adopt MAchine Readable Cataloging (MARC) for creating library records?
1964
1968
1972

3. Which image format was introduced first?
TIFF
JPEG/JFIF
GIF
4.

The Enigma machine was manufactured in 1923, capable of transcribing coded information. Who starred in this 2001 movie of the same name?
Madonna
Drew Barrymore
Kate Winslet

5.

In 1993, CERN released the World Wide Web into the public domain. What were some of the early Web browsers? (check all that apply)
Archie
Cello
Lynx
Mosaic
Veronica

6.

Which was the first commercial video game?
Pong
PacMan
Super Mario Brothers

7. What is Java?
An object oriented programming language
A cup of coffee
Both
8. Check the following definitions that correspond to the term METS.
An XML standard for encoding metadata within a digital library
A baseball team in NYC
A transfer protocol adopted by the W3C
9. What was the first computer bug?
A moth
A virus
A worm
10. What was the first commercially successful word processing software?
EasyWriter
WordStar
MS Word
WordPerfect