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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:





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

A.Simon Konrad

B.Charles Babbage

C.John Lovelace

D.William Howard

 3.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.  His name is: 

A.Steve Jobs

B.Bill Gates

C.Konrad Zuse

D.Charles Babbage

 4.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

 5.This person is often called the inventor of the modern computer.  He actually created the first fully electronic computer.

A.Konrad Zuse

B.Byron Lovelace

C.William Gates

D.Steve Jobs

 6.Who invented the Internet?

A.Steve Jobs

B.More than one person

C.Al Gore

D.William Shockley


7.This invention replaced vacuum tubes and made computers much smaller and faster.  However, it was eventually replaced by another invention.






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

A.Apple I




 9.This person created what is now known as the first computer program.  The program was made to help the Analytical Engine calculate numbers.

A.Charles Babbage

B.Konrad Apple

C.Ada Lovelace

D.William Zuse

 10.In 1954 scientists were able to predict exactly what computers would look like today.



11. Who is credited for using punch cards to control patterns of a weaving machine?
A.  Blaise Pascal
B.  Herman Hollerith        
C.  Jacquard
D.  Charles Babbage

12. FORTRAN programming language is more suitable for ……
A. Business Applications
B. Marketing Applications
C. Scientific Applications
D. None of the above

13. Which American computer company is called Big Blue?
a. microsoft                          
b. Compaq Corp
c. IBM
d. Tandy Svenson

14.. When was the first Minicomputer built?
a. 1965
b. 1962
c. 1971
d. 1966

15.. Which was the most popular first  generation computer?
a. IBM 1650
b. IBM 360
c. IBM 1130
d. IBM 2700


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