History Of Computer Quiz Questions

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History Of Computer Quiz Questions

Welcome to the History of computer quiz questions! This quiz will test your knowledge about the history of computers. Computers have come a long way from being too big and filling up a room to being so small to fit o the palm. Do you know that the first generation of computers used vacuum tubes for processing? This trivia questions quiz will help you refresh your memory on how far computers have come since then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak built their first computer using a wooden box. Their company has grown and is still around today. The name of the company is:
    • A. 

      Microsoft

    • B. 

      Linux

    • C. 

      Apple

    • D. 

      Windows

  • 2. 
    Who invented the Internet?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      More than one person

    • C. 

      Al Gore

    • D. 

      William Shockley

  • 3. 
    This invention helped make computers much smaller and faster. What is it called?                                          
    • A. 

      Vacuum Tube

    • B. 

      Random Access Memory

    • C. 

      Central Processing Unit

    • D. 

      Integrated Circuit

  • 4. 
    This person created a machine called 'The Analytical Engine.' His ideas were some of the first that led to the creation of computers. Guess the name of this person. 
    • A. 

      Simon Konrad

    • B. 

      Charles Babbage

    • C. 

      John Lovelace

    • D. 

      William Howard

  • 5. 
    This person created what is now known as the first computer program. The program was made to help the Analytical Engine calculate numbers. Guess the name of this person. 
    • A. 

      Charles Babbage

    • B. 

      Konrad Apple

    • C. 

      Ada Lovelace

    • D. 

      William Zuse

  • 6. 
    This person is often called the inventor of the modern computer. He actually created the first fully electronic computer. Guess the name of this person. 
    • A. 

      Konrad Zuse

    • B. 

      Byron Lovelace

    • C. 

      William Gates

    • D. 

      Steve Jobs

  • 7. 
    This invention was 1,000 times faster than any machine built before it. It was so big that it could fill up a house. Name that invention.
    • A. 

      Apple I

    • B. 

      ENIAC

    • C. 

      Windows

    • D. 

      Z3

  • 8. 
    The invention of this product replaced vacuum tubes and made computers much smaller and faster. However, it was eventually replaced by another invention. Guess the name of this product.                                                            
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      ENIAC

    • C. 

      Transformer

    • D. 

      Transistor

  • 9. 
    This man is known for starting the company Microsoft back in the year 1975. Since then, he has become one of the richest people in the world. What is the name of this person?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      Bill Gates

    • C. 

      Konrad Zuse

    • D. 

      Charles Babbage

  • 10. 
    In 1954, scientists were able to predict what computers would look like today. State true or false.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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