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Take the Avast quiz!

Avast, 21 June 2018

Let’s play. We’ve got 15 Avast-related questions for you. Some are cheeky, some are tricky, some are easy-peasy. Ready?

When was our birthday? (Hint: Start at 2018 and count backwards)

1/15

1991

1990

1988

We had a bit of an identity crisis early on. What did we call ourselves?

2/15

Alwil

Avast!

Always

Every hero needs an origin story. Which virus were we created to stop?

3/15

Paris

Vienna

Creeper

Avast was born from broken dreams. What did our founders, Eduard Kučera and Pavel Baudiš, want to do before going into computers?

4/15

Medicine

Physics

Math

Kids, skip this question: why is HideMyAss’ mascot a donkey?

5/15

Because it’s another word for “butt”

Because we stubbornly protect people’s privacy

Because we work “as hard as a mule”

In 1997, one of our competitors tried to buy us out: who?

6/15

McAfee

Norton

AVG

There’s no excuse not to be safe online. When did we release our first free antivirus?

7/15

2001

2004

1995

Whoa! We’re getting all Carl Sagan in here! What’s this a picture of?

8/15

The vast, beautiful universe

Some funky new video game

A visualization of our enormous database of files (viewable in VR!)

Who is our famous chess-playing spokesperson?

9/15

Pavel Baudis

Vince Steckler

Garry Kasparov

Everything needs protection, including your phone. When did we make the first android antivirus so you could do just that?

10/15

2014

2015

2009

Which of the following passwords do you think is the most secure:

11/15

W3’rEturNING30!

30ye@rsYOUng>>

Neither, don’t share your passwords online!

We might not be youtube famous, but what was the first video we posted there?

12/15

“Meet Avast”

“Avast Free Antivirus gets Gold”

“The Daily Buzz with Avast”

Say… what does “Avast” actually mean, anyway?

13/15

Hello

Spotted

Stop

We’re all over the world but we’ve got one home: where’s our HQ?

14/15

Germany

The Czech Republic

The United States

What makes Avast so great?

15/15

Our blob logo.

Vince, our CEO

You, our users!

Your score: 1

Hmmm. It seems like you could do with some brushing up on our history! Still, thanks for playing ;)

Your score: 2

Hmmm. It seems like you could do with some brushing up on our history! Still, thanks for playing ;)

Your score: 3

Hmmm. It seems like you could do with some brushing up on our history! Still, thanks for playing ;)

Your score: 4

Hmmm. It seems like you could do with some brushing up on our history! Still, thanks for playing ;)

Your score: 5

Not bad — or did you use good old uncle Google? ;) Either way, we feel honoured!

Your score: 6

Not bad — or did you use good old uncle Google? ;) Either way, we feel honoured!

Your score: 7

Not bad — or did you use good old uncle Google? ;) Either way, we feel honoured!

Your score: 8

Not bad — or did you use good old uncle Google? ;) Either way, we feel honoured!

Your score: 9

Not bad — or did you use good old uncle Google? ;) Either way, we feel honoured!

Your score: 10

We’re impressed! Do you work here?!

Your score: 11

We’re impressed! Do you work here?!

Your score: 12

We’re impressed! Do you work here?!

Your score: 13

We’re impressed! Do you work here?!

Your score: 14

We’re impressed! Do you work here?!

Your score: 15

We’re impressed! Do you work here?!

Sua pontuação: 1

Hum, parece que você precisa dar uma lida na nossa história! De qualquer forma, obrigado pela participação ;)

Sua pontuação: 2

Hum, parece que você precisa dar uma lida na nossa história! De qualquer forma, obrigado pela participação ;)

Sua pontuação: 3

Hum, parece que você precisa dar uma lida na nossa história! De qualquer forma, obrigado pela participação ;)

Sua pontuação: 4

Hum, parece que você precisa dar uma lida na nossa história! De qualquer forma, obrigado pela participação ;)

Sua pontuação: 5

Nada mal — ou você usou o velho Google? ;) De qualquer maneira, nos sentimos honrados!

Sua pontuação: 6

Nada mal — ou você usou o velho Google? ;) De qualquer maneira, nos sentimos honrados!

Sua pontuação: 7

Nada mal — ou você usou o velho Google? ;) De qualquer maneira, nos sentimos honrados!

Sua pontuação: 8

Nada mal — ou você usou o velho Google? ;) De qualquer maneira, nos sentimos honrados!

Sua pontuação: 9

Nada mal — ou você usou o velho Google? ;) De qualquer maneira, nos sentimos honrados!

S

Sua pontuação: 10

Estamos impresionados? Você trabalha aqui?

S

Sua pontuação: 11

Estamos impresionados? Você trabalha aqui?

S

Sua pontuação: 12

Estamos impresionados? Você trabalha aqui?

S

Sua pontuação: 13

Estamos impresionados? Você trabalha aqui?

S

Sua pontuação: 14

Estamos impresionados? Você trabalha aqui?

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Sua pontuação: 15

Estamos impresionados? Você trabalha aqui?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

BONUS ROUND!
Ready for some fun? We hope you realize...these are our most advanced questions. Enjoy ;)

RODADA DE BÔNUS
Pronto para se divertir? Esperamos que você perceba... Essas são perguntas mais avançadas. Divirta-se ;)

 

Who do you love more? Your Mom, or your antivirus?

16/20

Mom -- she bakes awesome brownies

AV -- it protects all my, um… “private data”

We really hope you didn't take this question seriously. Your mom is an angel

When a pop-up asks for your credit card number, you should

17/20

Hand it over — but only if it asked nicely!

Give them your mom’s, just in case it’s a hoax.

Panic and throw your computer out the nearest open window.

Do you understand the dangers of clickbait?

18/20

Wait, it’s dangerous?

If I win a GODDAMN large sum of money, there can’t be anything wrong with that!

It’s only dangerous if you’re on the receiving end — muahahaha — CLICKNOW2win

What does VPN stand for?

19/20

Very Punctual Norwegians

Vicki Picks Noses

Vicious Police Nuggets

When the internet keeps telling you about cookies

20/20

I’m on a diet, please, stop sabotaging my road to recovery

Wait, they track me, right? Is it the Po-Po?

I make cookies in my sleep

And ... that's all! Hope you learned a thing or two about your favorite antivirus. Thanks for playing!

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