A Trivia Quiz On Generations Of Computers!

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A Trivia Quiz On Generations Of Computers!

A trivia quiz on generations of computers! Computers have come to a long ways from being too big to fill up a room to be so small as to fit in one's pockets. To this day, there have been five generations of computers, and they vary in size, processing power and ease of use. Do take the quiz and get to refresh your understanding of these computers and what set them apart from each other.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did first-generation computers use for circuitry?
    • A. 

      Transistors

    • B. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • C. 

      Integrated circuits

    • D. 

      Microprocessors

  • 2. 
    What did second-generation computers use for circuitry?
    • A. 

      Transistors

    • B. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • C. 

      Integrated circuits

    • D. 

      Microprocessors

  • 3. 
    What was the main technology used in third-generation computers?
    • A. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • B. 

      Integrated circuits

    • C. 

      Microprocessors

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 4. 
    What was the main technology used in fourth-generation computers?
    • A. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • B. 

      Integrated circuits

    • C. 

      Microprocessors

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 5. 
    Fifth generation computers are basd on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Vacuum tubes

    • B. 

      Integrated circuits

    • C. 

      Microprocessors

    • D. 

      Artificial intelligence

  • 6. 
    What were some disadvantages of  first-generation computers? You may choose more than one answer.
    • A. 

      They were enormous.

    • B. 

      They were expensive.

    • C. 

      They used a great deal of electricity.

    • D. 

      They generated a lot of heat.

    • E. 

      They often malfunction.

  • 7. 
    The of the generation of computers started using keyboards and monitors?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fourth

    • E. 

      Fifth

  • 8. 
    This is called a __________.
  • 9. 
    This is called a __________.
  • 10. 
    These is called  __________.