Quiz: How MSA-Savvy Are You?

By Richard Marejka

  1. What does MSA stand for?
      a) Managed Service Architecture
      b) Mobile Service Architecture
      c) Mobile System Applications
  2. Who were the co-spec leads on MSA JSR 248?
      a) Nokia
      b) Motorola
      c) Sony Ericsson
      d) Vodafone
      e) Sun Microsystems
  3. How many JSRs are included in the MSA subset?
      a) 7
      b) 8
      c) 9
      d) 10
      e) 13
  4. How many JSRs are included in full MSA?
      a) 13
      b) 15
      c) 16
      d) 18
      e) 21
  5. Upon which configuration is MSA based?
      a) CLDC
      b) CDC
  6. Which handset manufacturer was the first to announce an MSA device?
      a) Motorola
      b) Nokia
      c) Samsung
      d) Sony Ericsson
      e) Apple
  7. Which version of MIDP is included in MSA?
      a) 1.0
      b) 2.0
      c) 2.1
      d) 3.0
  8. Can CDC be used in place of CLDC?
      a) No
      b) Yes
  9. What is the minimum OTA JAR file size required by MSA?
      a) 64 Kb
      b) 100 Kb
      c) 300 Kb
      d) 512 Kb
  10. What is the minimum pathname length required as defined in JSR 75?
      a) 63 Unicode characters
      b) 127 ASCII characters
      c) 255 Unicode characters
      d) 1024 Unicode characters
  11. Which memory card formats (with file systems) are required to be supported?
      a) Compact Flash
      b) San Disk
      c) Memory Stick
      d) All formats
      e) Only one format
  12. If the device supports Bluetooth, then must the Bluetooth API be supported?
      a) True
      b) False
  13. Is JSR 172 (Java ME Web Services) part of
      a) MSA only
      b) MSA and MSA-SUBSET
      c) MSA-SUBSET only
  14. Client TCP sockets a mandatory requirement in MSA.
      a) True
      b) False
  15. What is the required minimum supported number of MIDlets in a MIDlet suite?
      a) 3
      b) 5
      c) 8
      d) 15
      e) Unlimited
  16. What is the required minimum heap size available to a MIDlet?
      a) 256 Kb
      b) 512 Kb
      c) 640 Kb
      d) 1024 Kb
      e) 2048 Kb
  17. Mark/Reset functionality in InputStream returned from Class.getgetResourceAsStream is required by MSA.
      a) True
      b) False
  18. A conforming implementation must support the javax.microedtion.io.UDPDatagramConnection network protocol.
      a) True
      b) False
  19. The minimum image size required to be supported is
      a) 16 Kb
      b) 32 Kb
      c) 64 Kb
      d) 128 Kb
  20. PIM support must include which of the following lists?
      a) ContactList, ToDoList, EventList
      b) ContactList, EventList
      c) ContactList
      d) Any two lists
Answers
  1. b) Mobile Service Architecture
  2. a) Nokia and d) Vodafone
  3. b) 8
  4. c) 16
  5. a) CLDC
  6. d) Sony Ericsson
  7. c) 2.1
  8. b) Yes
  9. c) 300 Kb
  10. c) 255 Unicode characters
  11. d) All formats
  12. a) True
  13. a) MSA only
  14. a) True
  15. b) 5
  16. d) 1024 Kb
  17. a) True
  18. b) False
  19. b) 32 Kb
  20. a) ContactList, ToDoList, EventList
Comments:

The above geiven question are really like base for mobile technology.Such type of question ensure a person to become more ambitious.I want to thanks Richard Marekja.

Posted by Manjeet kumar singh on February 27, 2008 at 07:47 PM PST #

Nice quiz.

Posted by Dharmendra Kumar on June 10, 2008 at 12:56 AM PDT #

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