Pirates Of Silicon Valley Quiz

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This quiz will explore different aspects of the founding of microsoft and apple computers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following Steves is NOT in this film?
    • A. 

      Steve Ballmer

    • B. 

      Steve Jobs

    • C. 

      Steve Wozniak

    • D. 

      Steve McScanders

  • 2. 
    Which college did the founders of Apple attend?
    • A. 

      Austin - Texas

    • B. 

      Harvard - Boston

    • C. 

      Ramapo - New Jersey

    • D. 

      Berkeley - California

  • 3. 
    What college did those founders-to-be of Microsoft, Bill and Steve, attend?
    • A. 

      Harvard, in Boston

    • B. 

      Columbia, in New York

    • C. 

      Berkeley, in California

    • D. 

      Austin, in Texas

  • 4. 
    What was the name of the programming language Bill and Paul first used on the Altair computer, in Albuquerque, New Mexico?
    • A. 

      DOS

    • B. 

      HTML

    • C. 

      ASCII

    • D. 

      BASIC

  • 5. 
    What was the name of the computer that Apple developed after the Apple IIE computer?
    • A. 

      Apple IIIE

    • B. 

      186

    • C. 

      Macintosh

    • D. 

      Lisa

  • 6. 
    What was so special about the computer made after the Apple IIE?
    • A. 

      It had a keyboard

    • B. 

      It had a printer

    • C. 

      It had a mouse and a graphical user interface (GUI)

    • D. 

      It had no numbers in the name

  • 7. 
    Another company actually developed the innovative feature of the Apple IIE's successor. One which its Board of Directors decided not to produce, but to turn over to Apple instead (for free). What company?
    • A. 

      Hewlett Packard

    • B. 

      Xerox

    • C. 

      IBM

    • D. 

      Dell Computers

  • 8. 
    As the three Microsoft eccentrics run through Miami airport carrying their luggage in one hand (and suits in the other), they are late for an important meeting. In the toilets where they are about to put on their suits, Bill suddenly realises he's forgotten his tie. What happens next?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs walks in and when they explain their predicament, he lends Bill his own tie

    • B. 

      Paul yells "Again? You idiot!"

    • C. 

      Ballmer leans over a cubicle door and asks the man in there for his tie

    • D. 

      Bill mutters "Oh well, maybe they won't notice..."

  • 9. 
    At the important meeting, Gates and co tell some well-dressed executives that Microsoft has what they need. What Microsoft product are they referring to?
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      MS-DOS

    • C. 

      Internet Explorer

    • D. 

      MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc)

  • 10. 
    Why was Steve Wozniak in hospital?
    • A. 

      He pretended to be ill to get away from the grumpy other Steve

    • B. 

      He was having a vasectomy

    • C. 

      His private plane had crashed

    • D. 

      He was in for drug and alcohol rehabilitation

  • 11. 
    Steve Jobs recruited John Sculley to be Apple's new CEO. Where did John work prior to Apple?
    • A. 

      IBM

    • B. 

      Pepsi-Cola

    • C. 

      Microsoft

    • D. 

      Xerox

  • 12. 
    Which character became the richest man in the world as a result of the events of this movie?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      Bill Gates

    • C. 

      Steve Wozniak

    • D. 

      Steve Ballmer

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