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#25YearsofOWC Quiz Week 5 Recap

Monday, November 4th, 2013 | Author:

UntitledThat’s a wrap! With the onset of November, our #25YearsofOWC quiz comes to an end. Thank you to everyone who interacted with us on our official Facebook page, and who took our quiz. We hope you had as much fun as we did! We want to congratulate all of the winners on their new OWC gear. Didn’t win? Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for upcoming promotions and product releases! 

22. One of the first of its kind, what Internet worm was distributed in 1988, gaining significant mainstream media attention?

Answer: 25 years ago, The Morris Worm was written by a student at Cornell University to gauge the size of the Internet. It unintentionally infected computers multiple times, slowing down the machine with each additional process to the point of being unusable

23. What iconic movie featuring Michael Keaton was released in 1988?

a. Batman

b. Beetlejuice

c. Die Hard

d. Big

Answer: 25 years ago, Die Hard and Big were selling out theaters around the country, but they didn’t feature Michael Keaton. Batman didn’t come out until 1989 leaving “the ghost with the most” as the correct answer; Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice.

24. Which of these cost more – an Apple computer with color monitor in 1988 or this 46” HD Internet TV today?

Answer: You would have paid $1,099 for an Apple IIc Plus in 1988 while you can grab a 46” HD Internet TV for as little as $670 today.

25. What Mac operating system was released in 1988?

a. System 6

b. OS X Kitten

c. System 4

d. Darwin

Answer: System 6 was released in 1988 and was part of the Mac OS line until System 7 succeeded it in 1991.

This final round of winners are…Sandy K., Ronald K., Daniel T., and Brian H.! And our grand prize winner of a Mercury Electra 6G 120GB SSD is David P.! Congrats, David!

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