If you’ve ever looked around the back of your TV or computer and had a minor panic about the number of cables running in and out, you aren’t the only one.

Unless you’re incredibly tech-literate, you probably don’t know what the majority of them are. And that’s hardly surprising: as technology changes – with new standards, increased speeds and a demand for miniaturisation – connectors continue to evolve.

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We’ve picked 10 common connectors you’ll find on electrical items – either the port or the cable. How many can you get right?