CA ERwin Data Modeler Trivia

CA recently held an ERwin Data Modeler trivia contest in honour of ERwin’s 20th Anniversary.  Of all the responses, the following people got a perfect score:

Garry Gramm, Ashutosh Gupta, Karen Lopez,  Robert Lutton, Satoshi Matsumoto, and John Pimblett.  Garry was the declared the winner of the trivia contest.  Congratulations, Garry.

The trivia questions were:

1. Which company was the first to produce the ERwin software?

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A.  Logix

B.  Logic Works

C.  Platinum Technologies

2. What does the “ER” in ERwin stand for? 

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3. Who was the “founder” of ERwin?  Ben _____.  

A.  Cohen

B.  Clancy

C.  Smith

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4. ERwin was the first low-cost “CASE” tool solution on which software platform? 

5. In which release was Complete Compare first offered?

A.  1.0 

B.  3.0  

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C.  7.0                                                   

6. In which year was data profiling first released as part of the ERwin modeling family?

A.  1997 

B.  2004 

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C.  2009

7. The ERwin community has grown to include how many local user groups worldwide?

A.  11

B.   23     

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C.   76

8. In the Platinum Technologies years, each product had a

CA recently held an ERwin Data Modeler trivia contest in honour of ERwin’s 20th Anniversary.  Of all the responses, the following people got a perfect score:

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Garry Gramm, Ashutosh Gupta, Karen Lopez,  Robert Lutton, Satoshi Matsumoto, and John Pimblett.  Garry was the declared the winner of the trivia contest.  Congratulations, Garry.

The trivia questions were:

1. Which company was the first to produce the ERwin software?

A.  Logix

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B.  Logic Works

C.  Platinum Technologies

2. What does the “ER” in ERwin stand for? 

3. Who was the “founder” of ERwin?  Ben _____.  

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A.  Cohen

B.  Clancy

C.  Smith

4. ERwin was the first low-cost “CASE” tool solution on which software platform? 

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5. In which release was Complete Compare first offered?

A.  1.0 

B.  3.0  

C.  7.0                                                   

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6. In which year was data profiling first released as part of the ERwin modeling family?

A.  1997 

B.  2004 

C.  2009

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7. The ERwin community has grown to include how many local user groups worldwide?

A.  11

B.   23     

C.   76

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8. In the Platinum Technologies years, each product had a corresponding animal associated with it.  What animal was associated with ERwin?

A.  Pig    

B.  Monkey    

C.  Elephant

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9. Which was a former name for CA ERwin Model Manager? 

A.  ModelPro  

B.  ModelRight  

C.  ModelMart

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10. What famous Austrian physicist also shares the name Erwin?

A. Erwin Schrödinger

B.  Erwin Smith

C.  Erwin Klein

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For now I’m leaving the correct answers out.  I’ll come back later and fill them in.  Meanwhile, what ERwin trivia questions would you have asked?

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