Significant People In IT

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Significant People In IT

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Marc Andreessen is best known for creating
  • 2. 
    Charles Babbage is known for his
  • 3. 
    Lady Ada Lovelace
    • A. 

      Lived to be 100 years old.

    • B. 

      Was the daughter of Lord Byron.

    • C. 

      Was a mathmatician.

    • D. 

      Was known as the first computer programer.

    • E. 

      B C and D

  • 4. 
    Bill Gates
    • A. 

      Is one of the founders of Microwedge.

    • B. 

      Is known for inventing computers.

    • C. 

      Is one of the co-founders of Microsoft.

  • 5. 
    Larry Page is best known for being a co-founder of
  • 6. 
    Grace Brewster Murray Hopper was best known for being
    • A. 

      An American mathematician

    • B. 

      Pioneer in developing computer technology

    • C. 

      Rear admiral in the U.S. Navy

    • D. 

      helping to devise UNIVAC I, the first commercial electronic computer, and naval applications for COBOL (common-business-oriented language).

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Steve Wozniak  is a co-founder of
  • 8. 
    David Filo is co-founder of
  • 9. 
    Douglas C. Engelbart is know for inventing the
    • A. 

      Computer

    • B. 

      Computer mouse

    • C. 

      Computer keyboard

    • D. 

      Internet

    • E. 

      WWW

  • 10. 
    Steve Case is co-founder of
  • 11. 
    Vinton Cerf is often called the "Father of the
  • 12. 
    Seymour Cray is known for making
    • A. 

      Fast cars with OnStar internet connection

    • B. 

      Mini-computers

    • C. 

      Super-computers used for huge projects like weather forecasting

    • D. 

      Palm Pilots

  • 13. 
    Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee  is called the "Father of the
  • 14. 
    Steve Jobs
    • A. 

      Yahoo

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      AOL

    • D. 

      Netscape

    • E. 

      Apple

  • 15. 
    Jerry Yang is a co-founder of
    • A. 

      Yahoo

    • B. 

      Google

    • C. 

      UN

    • D. 

      AOL