Codebreaker: The Life Of Alan Turing - Movie Questions - Part 1

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Codebreaker: The Life Of Alan Turing - Movie Questions - Part 1

These questions are in chronological order and relate to the film Codebreaker: The life of Alan TuringThis first series of questions relate to the first 40 minutes of the film. https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=h2cNqfQiHQM


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    During his lifetime, Alan Turing's achievements were recognized with awards and medals. (1:46)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How old was Alan Turing in 1926? (5:57)
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      11

  • 3. 
    Alan Turing thrived in social situations with a lot of people around. (7:24)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Christopher Morcom and Turing both shared a love for ________________ (9:55)
  • 5. 
    Turing was determined to go to Cambridge and wound up with a scholarship to _______________ (14:27)
    • A. 

      Queen's College

    • B. 

      Harvard

    • C. 

      King's College

    • D. 

      Knight's College

  • 6. 
    Turing's ground breaking paper laid out the big ideas for modern computers. (15:31)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    When Turing first began his early work, the term 'Computer' referred to: ___________________ (15:51)
    • A. 

      A person

    • B. 

      A machine

    • C. 

      A mechanical device

    • D. 

      A digital device

  • 8. 
    Turing's ____________ machine laid out the fundamental principle for all computers. (16:58)
  • 9. 
    The basis of all computers is that absolutely anything can be written as __________________ (18:07)
    • A. 

      Computer code

    • B. 

      1's and 0's

    • C. 

      X's and 0's

    • D. 

      Cipher text

  • 10. 
    In what year was Turing recruited to be a part of the German code breaking team? (21:57) 
    • A. 

      1938

    • B. 

      1939

    • C. 

      1940

    • D. 

      1941

  • 11. 
    Who was the female code breaker that Turing asked to marry? (27:10) 
    • A. 

      Joan Crawford

    • B. 

      Joan Jett

    • C. 

      Joan Collins

    • D. 

      Joan Clarke

  • 12. 
    During the war, the greatest threat to Britain's survival was _______________ ? (30:30)
    • A. 

      Air Raids

    • B. 

      German paratroopers

    • C. 

      Ground warfare

    • D. 

      The war in the Atlantic

  • 13. 
    __________________ was heavily relied upon to get supplies into England for the war. (30:51) 
    • A. 

      Railways

    • B. 

      Delivery Trucks

    • C. 

      Sea Transport

    • D. 

      Cargo vans

  • 14. 
    A known way of attacking Enigma ciphers was by using ___________ (31:37)
    • A. 

      Cribs

    • B. 

      Bibs

    • C. 

      Dibs

    • D. 

      Sibs

  • 15. 
    Turing's code breaking machine was called _____________ (32:32)
    • A. 

      Colossus

    • B. 

      Turing Test

    • C. 

      The Bombe

    • D. 

      D-Day

  • 16. 
    What Turing's machine did was explore the relationship between the cipher text and the crib. (32:58)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Why was the Naval enigma code so much harder to crack? (33:53)
    • A. 

      Much more complex

    • B. 

      Written with different cribs

    • C. 

      Different encryption system

  • 18. 
    Turing realized that if you applied mathematics to the code you can _______________ (34:14) 
    • A. 

      Eliminate the errors

    • B. 

      Reduce the space you need to search

    • C. 

      Decrypt code automatically

    • D. 

      Rule out false answers

  • 19. 
    In 1945 Alan Turing designed one of the world's first ________________ (36:40) 
    • A. 

      Computers

    • B. 

      Switchboards

    • C. 

      Power plants

    • D. 

      Electronic brains

  • 20. 
    Alan Turing's groundbreaking essay asked the question of whether or not it was possible for machines to possess _______________ (40:04)
    • A. 

      Their own minds

    • B. 

      Intelligence

    • C. 

      Feelings

    • D. 

      Anger