Computer Scavenger Hunt Quiz! Trivia

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Computer Scavenger Hunt Quiz! Trivia

Welcome to the Computer Scavenger Hunt Quiz. Computer knowledge is an essential skill in the world today as almost every field makes use of some type of computer to make their work easier or reduce the use of paper. We set out to test how much you know about some computer software and hardware in this particular quiz. If you are u for the challenge, be sure to give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 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

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