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Slang Quiz: Computer

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1. app

If you want to find some killer apps, you should go to
  1. a software website
  2. the city zoo
  3. a high-security prison
more about this slang term: app

2. blog

If you want to see some blogs, you should
  1. go walking in a jungle
  2. go to an aquarium
  3. go online
more about this slang term: blog

3. egosurf

If you'd like to go egosurfing, you'll need
  1. a surfboard
  2. a surf report
  3. an Internet connection
more about this slang term: egosurf

4. flame

Cathy was flamed in an online forum. Someone said she was
  1. sexy
  2. funny
  3. stupid
more about this slang term: flame

5. geek

If you want to meet a lot of geeks, you should go to
  1. a baseball game
  2. a software convention
  3. a jazz festival
more about this slang term: geek

6. glitch

If you find a glitch, let me know and I'll
  1. give it back to whoever lost it
  2. figure out how to deal with it
  3. take it home for the kids to play with
more about this slang term: glitch

7. meatspace

"Kirsty and Jason have never met in meatspace" means they've never met
  1. in a butcher shop
  2. in a single's bar
  3. face to face in person
more about this slang term: meatspace

8. troll

A troll on online forums gets a thrill out of
  1. sharing their experience
  2. discussing issues
  3. upsetting people and causing trouble
more about this slang term: troll

9. up time

If a computer network isn't working for a couple of hours, the network's average up time will have
  1. increased
  2. decreased
  3. stayed the same
more about this slang term: up time

10. virus

If a virus attacks a computer, a good strategy is to
  1. take it to a hospital
  2. throw the computer away
  3. do a system restore or OS reinstallation
more about this slang term: virus

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