10 most difficult acronyms riddlesAcronyms quiz
ISO, UPC and GS1 are the abbreviations of what?
A barcode is an optical, machine-readable, representation of data; the data usually describes something about the object that carries the barcode. Initially, barcodes were only scanned by special optical scanners called barcode readers. Later application software became available for devices that could read images, such as smartphones with cameras.
What does BMX stand for?
Bicycle MAX (tournament name)
Brave - Mad- eXtreme
brand of first bicycles of the kind
BMX began in the early 1970s, when children began racing their bicycles on dirt tracks in southern California, inspired by the motocross stars of the time. Though originally denoting a bicycle intended for BMX Racing, the term "BMX bike" is now used to encompass race bikes, as well as those used for the dirt, vert, park, street, flatland and BMX freestyle disciplines of BMX.
In welding terminology - what does acronym MIG stand for?
Metal Inactive Gas
Metal Inert Gas
Metal Inter Gas
Metal Inertly Gas
MIG – ‘MIG’ stands for ‘Metal Inert Gas’ or ‘MAG’ (‘Metal Active Gas’ welding). This is one of the most common welding techniques – and one of the easiest to learn. MIG uses a consumable electrode and an argon-carbon dioxide shielding gas to create strong welds on both thin and thick sheets of metal.
What does the http acronym stand for in web addresses?
Handle To The Page
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
Highly Transferable Text Page
Highly Trusted Transfer Protocol
Http is a foundation of the internet. It is a protocol in the client–server computing model."
What does the AM acronym stand for in time notation, ex. 11:40 AM?
“Ante meridiem” is Latin for “before noon”. Although “AM/PM” is especially common in English-speaking countries, these acronyms come actually from Latin.
What does SPQR stand for in the coat of arms of Rome?
The Roman Senate and People
The Roman Senate and Law
Justice and law of Rome
Listen a lot, don't say much.
SPQR (Latin: Senātus Populusque Rōmānus, "The Roman Senate and People" refers to the government of the ancient Roman Republic. It appears on Roman currency, at the end of documents made public by inscription in stone or metal, and in dedications of monuments and public works. The phrase commonly appears in the Roman political, legal, and historical literature.
What does the FIFA acronym stand for?
Federation of International Football Authorities
Football International Federation Authority
Federated International Football Agency
Fédération Internationale de Football Association
FIFA is responsible for the organization of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup. It was created in Paris in 1904. Today the headquarters of FIFA are located in Zürich, Switzerland.
What does the CPU stand for?
Central Processing Unit
Computer Processor Unit
Calculating Power Unit
Circuit Processor Unit
Today, the term “CPU” refers to microprocessors, but it is older than them. The computer engineers have used the term "central processing unit" at least since the early 1960s.
In a photo camera, what is controlled by a button labelled “ISO”?
Higher ISO settings allow shorter shutter speeds, which is often desirable as it reduces photo blur caused by camera movement. However, higher ISO also means more noise.