Computer Scavenger Hunt

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Scavenger Hunt Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What was the ENIAC?
    • A. 

      The first general-purpose, electronic computer. It was a digital computer capable of being reprogrammed to solve a full range of computing problems.

    • B. 

      chess-playing computer developed by IBM. On May 11, 1997, the machine won a six-game match by two wins to one with three draws against world champion Garry Kasparov.

    • C. 

      A fictional military computer featured in the movie WarGames and its sequel.

  • 2. 
    Ada Byron wrote the second computer program ever written. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What does MODEM stand for?
    • A. 

      Modern Demographicer

    • B. 

      Modulator-Demodulator

    • C. 

      Mass Operation Electronic Manager

  • 4. 
    What is a bit?
    • A. 

      A unit of measurement of information

    • B. 

      A small amount of something

    • C. 

      A computer program

  • 5. 
    How any bits make up 1 byte?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      16

    • C. 

      32

  • 6. 
    How many bytes in a kilobyte?
    • A. 

      1024

    • B. 

      About 10000

    • C. 

      About 100000

  • 7. 
    How many kilobytes in a megabyte?
    • A. 

      1024

    • B. 

      1000

    • C. 

      10000

  • 8. 
    How many Megabytes in a Gigabyte?
    • A. 

      555

    • B. 

      1024

    • C. 

      9878

  • 9. 
    How many Gigabytes in a Terabyte?
    • A. 

      Way too many

    • B. 

      Not enough

    • C. 

      1024

  • 10. 
    In one word, define a computer "Trojan Horse".
  • 11. 
    When did Tim Berners-Lee invent the internet?
    • A. 

      1999

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1989

  • 12. 
    What is Project Gutenberg?
  • 13. 
    What was the first document from Project Gutenberg?
    • A. 

      The Preamble to the Constitution

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      Michael Jackson's diary

  • 14. 
    How many megabytes of information can an audio CD hold?
    • A. 

      70

    • B. 

      700

    • C. 

      7000

  • 15. 
    What "handy" invention did Douglas Englebart create?
  • 16. 
    Three examples of computer peripherals are...
    • A. 

      Keyboard, mouse, monitor

    • B. 

      Scanner, mouse, software

    • C. 

      Speakers, keyboard, internet

  • 17. 
    Other than humans, what other mammals can use computers?
  • 18. 
    Who invented the QWERTY keyboard?
  • 19. 
    In what year was Google created?
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      1989