History Of Computer Quizzes & Trivia


The first generation of computers had a limited storage capacity to store data in which magnetic drums were used for storing data. Most of them were either not portable or too heavy to carry around on a daily basis; this all has...

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    This person created a machine called The Analytical Engine.  His ideas were some of the first that led to the creation of computers. 

A short quiz regarding the history of computers

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    Who is the father of modern computers?



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    Who invented the typewriter?

Just a few questions to make sure you actually learned something :). Questions are worth 10 points each.

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    Which of the following is NOT a function performed by a computer?

This quiz covers different events in the history of Computers. 

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    This person created a machine called The Analytical Engine.  His ideas were some of the first that led to the creation of computers. 




History Of Computer Questions & Answers


Who of the following people created the Analytical Engine that steered the invention of computers?
The correct answer to this question is Charles Babbage. Born in 1791, Charles Babbage had many fields of expertise, including being a mathematician, philosopher, inventor, and engineer. He created the analytical engine, which is the first design used
What is the name of the man who started Microsoft back in the year 1975?
Bill Gates is the name of the man that created Microsoft. He is the first person on the left. He’s been considered the richest person in the world for three years in a row (2014 to 2017). Other years, he’s been lower on the Forbes list of
Which invention replaced vacuum tubes and made computers much smaller and faster? However, it was eventually replaced by another invention.  
Transistor is the invention that replaced vacuum tube in a computer and made computer much smaller and faster. A transistor is often time made of silicon or some other semiconductor material. It serves as a device that magnifies its electrical input;
What invention replaced vacuum tubes and made computers faster and smaller?                                            
Initially, the computer used to be a huge room full of machines. It contained many complex machines that enabled the computer to perform its functions. However, as more and more things were invented, the ultimate size of the computer grew less. The v
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