HTML adaptation and CGI script by Jamie Marconi
The original text version of the Hacker Test.
The List of Wizards who have taken this test.
This test was conceived and written by Felix Lee, John Hayes and Angela Thomas at the end of the spring semester, 1989. It has gone through many revisions prior to this initial release, and will undoubtedly go through many more.
(Herewith a compendium of fact and folklore about computer hackerdom, cunningly disguised as a test.)
Scoring: Count 1 for each item that you have done, or each question that you can answer correctly.
|If you score is between||You are|
|0x000 and 0x010||Computer Illiterate|
|0x011 and 0x040||User|
|0x041 and 0x080||an Operator|
|0x081 and 0x0C0||a Nerd|
|0x0C1 and 0x100||a Hacker|
|0x101 and 0x180||a Guru|
|0x181 and 0x200||a Wizard|
Note: If you don't understand the scoring, stop here.
Click the checkbox on all the questions that apply to you. When you finish, click on the Submit button to compile your score.