The Cable Connector Quiz

Cables, plugs, wires, cords...that connect your TV, audio, computer, iPod to each other and the rest of the world. You use them all the time, but do you know what they're called?

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Perhaps the most common connector cables in the world right now. But what are they called?
Speaker cable
RCA connector
VGA cable
Stereo wire
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These were first used in telephone switchboards back in the day. You use the smaller one (1/8" pictured here) for your iPod, and the larger cousin (1/4") for big headphones in a nice, powerful pre-amp. But what's it called?
TRS connector
RCA connector
S-Video cable
VGA cable
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Another very popular cable right now. Know what it's called?
DVI cable
VGA cable
USB cable
FireWire cable
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Here's a popular one from the early 90s! Whoa, getting harder now...
VGA cable
HDMI cable
Parallel cable
MIDI cable
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These were pretty popular not too long ago for connecting mice and keyboards to PCs. Can you recall the name?
Serial cable
VGA cable
PS/2 connector
RCA connector
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Fairly popular today, though losing ground quickly to another on this quiz.
Serial cable
XLR cable
VGA cable
S-Video cable
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If you've been to Best Buy lately, you can't turn a corner without them pushing this one on you.
HDMI cable
VGA cable
FireWire cable
DV cable
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A very standard cable with a long history. Know it?
VGA cable
DV cable
Mini DV cable
DVI cable
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Last but not least!
MIDI cable
VGA cable
FireWire cable
DVI cable