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Technology Giants #1 - Google

Can you guess these questions about Google?
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Last updated: January 17, 2024
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First submittedMay 20, 2018
Times taken22,315
Average score52.9%
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Google's web browser
Chrome
Google's mobile operating system
Android
Google's email app
Gmail
Company which Google tried (but failed) to compete against by launching Google+
Facebook
Google's flagship smartphone
Pixel
Website owned by Google which gets more visits than any site except Google itself
YouTube
Number of zeroes in a googol (the number)
100
Co-founders of Google (name either)
Larry Page /
Sergey Brin
University where Google started
Stanford
Google's former unofficial motto
Don't be evil
"Smart" thermostat company which Google acquired in 2014
Nest
Activity from which Google gets the vast majority of its revenue
Advertising
Holding company which owns Google and its "other bets"
Alphabet
What Google once avoided by means of a legal, but dubious, "Double Irish" arrangement
Taxes
Product made by Google's Waymo subsidiary
Autonomous cars
Major country which has blocked access to google.com since 2010
China
Google's ChatGPT competitor which had a disastrous debut in 2023
Bard
30 Comments
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Level 59
May 20, 2018
What is meant by 'major' country? How about North Korea?
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Level 83
Jan 20, 2024
North Korea is a "major country?" Compared to the other choice, which has 1.3 billion more people?
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Level 66
May 20, 2018
I am assuming Apple is Technology Giant #2, it just doesn't seem to exist yet.
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Level 91
May 21, 2018
Not sure why I decided to type it out, but no variation of 'one hundred' is accepted.
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Level ∞
May 22, 2018
Those will work now
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Level 49
May 22, 2018
Surprised there is no mention of Google Ultron
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Level 73
May 23, 2018
The irony of their motto never fails to make me smile. It's not as easy as it sounds when you're a global technology giant, I suppose.
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Level 74
Mar 26, 2019
They quietly took it off their website not so long ago...
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Level ∞
Jan 17, 2024
Evolution over time of Google's motto:

2000: Don't be evil

2010: Morality is complicated

2020: We build military robots

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Level 70
Jan 19, 2024
I can for sure see why "Don't be evil" is a FORMER motto...
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Level 89
Jul 25, 2018
Tried adds, marketing and advertisements but they were all incorrect. Please accept them
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Level 72
Jul 25, 2018
Don't add adds. They're not ads.
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Level 84
Jul 25, 2018
The first question implies that Google only has one browser. I'm on Chromium, which is another Google project - open source web browser.
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Level 42
Jul 25, 2018
Make one on JetPunk!
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Level 64
Jul 26, 2018
I tried smart car instead of autonomous car. Are there any differences between the two terms?
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Level 68
Dec 2, 2019
I guess you can have autonomous cars that arent very smart, at least that is what people fear. (But now you have human drivers that arent smart, so..)
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Level 81
Jun 21, 2020
Motto is "Don't be Evil"

Avoids paying tax...

hmm

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Level 65
Feb 25, 2021
Taxation is theft
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Level 83
Jan 18, 2024
strange sort of theft that contributes to everyone's lives through infrastructure, education and, in most sensible countries, healthcare
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Level 67
Aug 17, 2021
shows how evil and power hunter they are

sucks that what they offer is amazing

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Level 85
Jan 18, 2024
But, in most cases, except perhaps YouTube, there are other options - sometimes those options are better. Folks just have to overcome the "inertia" of using the Google for everything.
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Level 57
Oct 27, 2022
For some reason I tried "abc" instead of alphabet
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Level 67
Apr 16, 2023
I know this quiz was last updated back in 2018, but it needs to be updated as Google no longer uses the Double Irish scheme (formally ended in December of 2019).
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Level ∞
Jan 17, 2024
Updated to past tense. Are they still using the "Dutch sandwich"?
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Level 83
Jun 14, 2023
Anyone else try "money" for the thing Waymo makes? :)
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Level 74
Jan 18, 2024
Nexus was also Google's flagship smartphone, I think
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Level 84
Jan 18, 2024
I only got 8. I suspect Google knows more about me than I know about them.
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Level 62
Jan 19, 2024
I avoid google. They are everything their former motto seemed to discourage.
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Level 67
Feb 10, 2024
Bard will be getting rebranded soon to Gemini, the name of its ai model.
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Level 69
May 17, 2024
I’m surprised the average score is only 9.