Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea Short Answer Test - Answer Key

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1. The USS Yorktown was used as the test-bed for what Navy program beginning in 1996?

The Smart Ship program.

2. In 1996 and 1997, the USS Yorktown was equipped with a network of how many dual 200 MHz Pentium Pro-based computers running Windows NT 4.0?

27.

3. The system that equipped the USS Yorktown in 1996 and 1997 was predicted to save $2.8 million per year by reducing the ship’s complement by what percentage?

10%.

4. The USS Yorktown was located off the coast of what location when the computer systems malfunctioned in September of 1997?

Cape Charles, Virginia.

5. In September of 1997, a crewmember entered a zero into the database field on the computers of the USS Yorktown, leading to what type of error?

A divide by zero error.

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