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Question 1: AS1 is now operated by ________ following their acquisition of Genuity.
Kiewit CorporationLevel 3 CommunicationsBBN TechnologiesSavvis

Question 2: BBN was a pioneer in developing computer models of roadway and ________, and in designing noise barriers near highways.
Noise mitigationNoise pollutionHealth effects from noiseAircraft noise

Question 3: BBN bought a number of computers in the late 1950s and early 1960s, notably the first production PDP-1 from ________.
PDP-11PDP-10Programmed Data ProcessorDigital Equipment Corporation

Question 4: When GTE and ________ merged to become Verizon in 2000, the ISP portion of BBN was included in assets spun off as Genuity.
Verizon CommunicationsNYNEXBoeingAT&T

Question 5: In September 2009, ________ entered into an agreement to acquire BBN.
RaytheonAIM-9 SidewinderAIM-120 AMRAAMAGM-65 Maverick

Question 6: They have examined the Richard Nixon tape with the 18 minutes erased during the Watergate scandal and the Dictabelt evidence which was purportedly a recording of the ________.
John F. Kennedy assassination conspiracy theoriesJohn F. Kennedy assassinationRobert F. KennedyJacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Question 7: BBN is based next to Fresh Pond in Cambridge, ________, USA.
MassachusettsMaineConnecticutRhode Island

Question 8: Founded in 1948, by Leo Beranek and Richard Bolt, professors at MIT, with Bolt's former student Robert Newman, Bolt, Beranek and Newman started life as an ________ consulting company.
AcousticsClassical mechanicsOpticsPhysics

Question 9: BBN is also the managing the Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) project office for the ________.
National Science FoundationPsychologyScientific methodSocial sciences

Question 10: Licklider, John McCarthy, ________, Seymour Papert, Oliver Selfridge, Ray Tomlinson, and Peiter "Mudge" Zatko.
Alan TuringArtificial intelligenceChinese roomMarvin Minsky


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