A History Of The Computer: Micro Lesson 4

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A History Of The Computer: Micro Lesson 4

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Popular Electronics consider as the first "personal" computer?
    • A. 

      The 8008

    • B. 

      The Mark-8

    • C. 

      MITS Altair 8800

    • D. 

      Apple II

  • 2. 
    What sold for $1195 in 1977?
    • A. 

      BASIC

    • B. 

      Apple II

    • C. 

      Visicalc

    • D. 

      IBM PC

  • 3. 
    When was the first version of Microsoft Windows released?
    • A. 

      July, 1974

    • B. 

      October, 1979

    • C. 

      August, 1981

    • D. 

      November, 1985

  • 4. 
    _____________________ developed BASIC for use in the ______________________.
    • A. 

      Microsoft, IBM PC

    • B. 

      IBM, Apple Macintosh

    • C. 

      Apple, Microsoft PC

    • D. 

      IBM, Microsoft PC

  • 5. 
    When did Microsoft's sales first reach $1 Billion?
    • A. 

      1984

    • B. 

      1989

    • C. 

      1994

    • D. 

      1998

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