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Quiz: How much do you know about the new digital age?

Test your knowledge of the new digital age with out latest Good Information Project quiz.

THIS WEEK MARKS the close of The Good Information Project’s cycle on the new digital age. 

The rapid advance of the technological world permanently threatens to leave in the dust anyone who doesn’t play close attention to its shifting trends, versions and software updates. 

This month we have explored several of the key questions of the current digital landscape, including the metaverse, the environmental impacts of data centres, the digitisation of Ireland’s workforce, EU legislation to constrain unchecked algorithms, and public perceptions of things like facial recognition tech and social media identity verification. 

As we’ve reached the end of the cycle, it’s time for us to review what we’ve learned, and what better way to do that than with a quiz? 

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Whose metaverse avatar is this?
Mark Zuckerberg
Jesse Eisenberg

Michael Cera
Jack Dorsey
Approximately how many Irish people are believed to own some form of cryptocurrency, according to an international study by Finder?
250,000
500,000

750,000
1,000,000
Which major figure in the tech world recently described Web 3.0 as "bullshit"?
Elon Musk
Mark Zuckerberg

Jeff Bezos
Tim Berners-Lee
What does NFT stand for?
Non-financial token
Non-fungible token

Not for tokenisation
Net-fungible token
How much of Ireland's overall energy use comes from its roughly 70 data centres?
5%
7%

9%
11%
How many Irish people check their smartphones within five minutes of waking up, according to research by Deloitte?
A quarter of all people
A third of all people

Half of all people
Three-quarters of all people
Which of these tech giants does not have a European HQ in Dublin?
Google
LinkedIn

Samsung
Facebook/Meta
In 2017, Google was fined how much by the European Commission for prioritising its own online marketplace in search results?
€24 million
€240 million

€2.4 billion
€3.4 billion
Which Irish institution was badly affected by a cyberattack in 2021?
An Garda Síochána
Intreo

The Irish Defence Forces
HSE
What percentage of Irish households have no internet connectivity as of 2019, according to the Central Statistics Office?
1%
5%

9%
14%
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Metalegend
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Walking data centre
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NFT Collector
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Suckerberg
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This work is co-funded by Journal Media and a grant programme from the European Parliament. Any opinions or conclusions expressed in this work are the author’s own. The European Parliament has no involvement in nor responsibility for the editorial content published by the project. For more information, see here.

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