Event: B&R Trivia, December 6-8, 2023

B&R Trivia

Our first community event is: B&R Trivia :tada:

Start: Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 | 9:00 AM EST (UTC -5)
End: Friday, December 8th, 2023 | 9:00 AM EST (UTC -5)

In other words, you will have 48 hours to submit your responses once trivia opens.

Each correct answer will earn you 10 points. Don’t miss your chance to quickly rise in the ranks of our community leaderboard! And there is no penalty for an incorrect answer :+1:

On top of that, you will earn a custom badge for participating in this event.

Join us back here between December 6-8 to participate. Additional details will be added here once the event begins!

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Welcome to B&R Trivia!

To play, answer the multiple-choice questions below!

A few details:

  • Feel free to reference all of the B&R resources at your disposal (previous forum posts, Conversational Help, B&R website, Automation Help…)
  • Please do not post / share your answers while the game is active, or create a post asking for the answers :wink:
  • The answers will be posted after trivia ends on Friday (December 8)
  • Points for correct answers and badges for participation will be posted to your account by end of day Monday (December 11)
    • Each correct answer earns you 10 points, and there are 10 questions total (100 points potential!)
    • There is no penalty for an incorrect answer or for skipping a question

Good luck!


Where is the global B&R headquarters located?
  • Bologna, Italy
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Eggelsberg, Austria
  • Stockholm, Sweden
0 voters
What is the primary purpose of the AdvIECcheck library?
  • To convert between IEC datatypes
  • To allow code based on the IEC standard to be mixed with ANSI C code
  • To check for unused variables in the task
  • To troubleshoot page faults
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What musician title was a legacy B&R product named after?
  • Conductor
  • Virtuoso
  • Prodigy
  • Maestro
0 voters
In the early 1990s, B&R temporarily shifted away from our signature color orange. What color combination did we use instead?
  • Black & Yellow
  • Blue & Burgundy
  • Gray & Gold
  • Green & Gray
0 voters
Which of the following is NOT a B&R product?
  • ACOPOSmulti
  • ACOPOStrak
  • ACOPOS P8
  • ACOPOSmicro
0 voters
True or False: The built-in Ethernet port on a B&R PLC can act as an EthernetIP adaptor.
  • True
  • False
0 voters
Assuming the IP address of the PLC is 192.168.0.20, what URL enables you to access the System Diagnostics Manager?
  • http://192.168.0.20/sdm
  • http://192.168.0.20/systemdiagnosticsmanager
  • http://192.168.0.20/system_diagnostics_manager
  • http://192.168.0.20/diagnostics
0 voters
What programming environment was used to program the legacy Blackline PLCs?
  • Automation Studio 1
  • PG2000
  • PROSYS
  • Panelware
0 voters
Which of the following is NOT a recommended troubleshooting step if you cannot connect to your SafePLC?
  • Check the logger
  • If the SafePLC is an SLX, confirm that the corresponding bus module is either an X20BM23 or X20BM26
  • Check the LED status of the SafePLC
  • Temporarily disable any use of the AsSafety or SfDomain library in code
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What does B&R stand for?
  • Bernecker & Rainer
  • Bermecker & Raner
  • Berneker & Reiner
  • Bernicker & Rainor
0 voters

Curious about the answer regarding troubleshooting for the safePLC. I find all of the mentioned steps useful :smiley: .

Trivia is now closed!

Thanks to all who participated! :trophy: Your wisdom is impressive!

Here are the answers:

  1. Where is the global B&R headquarters located?
    Eggelsberg, Austria

  2. What is the primary purpose of the AdvIECcheck library?
    To troubleshoot page faults

  3. What musician title was a legacy B&R product named after?
    Maestro

  4. In the early 1990s, B&R temporarily shifted away from our signature color orange. What color combination did we use instead?
    Blue & Burgundy

  5. Which of the following is NOT a B&R product?
    ACOPOS P8

  6. True or False: The built-in Ethernet port on a B&R PLC can act as an EthernetIP adaptor.
    True

  7. Assuming the IP address of the PLC is 192.168.0.20, what URL enables you to access the System Diagnostics Manager?
    http://192.168.0.20/sdm

  8. What programming environment was used to program the legacy Blackline PLCs?
    PROSYS

  9. Which of the following is NOT a recommended troubleshooting step if you cannot connect to your SafePLC?
    If the SafePLC is an SLX, confirm that the corresponding bus module is either an X20BM23 or X20BM26

  10. What does B&R stand for?
    Bernecker & Rainer

This one was quite subtle! The bus module would need to be a X20BM33 or X20BM36

A special congratulations to the 9 players (out of 65 total) that got a perfect score! :1st_place_medal: