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Pop Quiz: The Standards Game
February 17th, 2012 by Peggy Aycinena
Here’s your February Pop Quiz.
1 – DVCon 2012 starts on February 27th. The conference was first held in _____.
2 – The IEEE Standards Association [IEEE-SA] oversees approximately _____ standards and _____ standards under development.
a) 500, 900
3 - The IEEE Standard associated with VHDL is _____.
a) IEEE Std 1064
4 – Accellera merged with _____ in 2011.
5 – DVCon is managed by MP Associates, the same group that manages _____.
6 – The 2007 General Chair of DVCon was _____.
a) Tom Fitzpatrick
7 – SystemVerilog was donated to Accellera in _____.
8 – Which EDA Thought Leader has not moderated a panel at DVCon? _____
a) Paul McLellan
9 – The IEEE Standard associated with Verilog is _____.
a) IEEE Std 1363
10 – Brian Bailey wrote a book in 2007, with this title and these co-authors: _____
a) ESL Design and Verification, with Grant Martin & Andrew Piziali
11 – The IEEE Standard associated with SystemC is ____.
a) IEEE Std 1662
12 – JL Gray is moderating the Industry Leaders panel at DVCon on February 28th. JL is VP of engineering at ____.
13 – Which statement in the following list is false? _____
a) UPF was developed by Synopsys and Mentor Graphics.
14 – DVCon 2012 has an Exhibit Hall that’s open ____.
a) Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.
15 – NASCUG stands for ____.
a) NASCAR User Group
16 – Aart de Geus will keynote at DVCon 2012 on February 29th. Who gave the DVCon keynote in 2005? _____
a) Ray Bingham
17 – The IEEE Standard associated with SystemVerilog is ____.
a) IEEE Std 1600
18 – OVI merged with VHDL International in _____.
19 – John Cooley moderated a DVCon panel in 2008. Who did not participate on that panel? _____
a) Brett Cline
20 – Which statement in the following list is false? _____
a) UVM is based on OVM.
21 – The DVCon 2012 Exhibit Hall will showcase approximately _____ companies on February 28th and 29th.
22 – Which one of the following statements regarding Karen Bartleson is false? _____
a) DVCon 2012 marks the third time Karen will have been General Chair of DVCon.
20 – 22 correct answers = Master
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