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Everyone is using computers in one form or another. Even your mobile phone is a computer. Do you know these facts about computers?

  • What was the Universal Automatic Computer nicknamed?

    • Univac
    • Eurythmics
    • UAC
    • Unicell
  • Who invented flexible photographic film?

    • Louis Daguerre
    • Linda Eastman
    • George Eastman
    • Leonardo da Vinci
  • What game was the computer named ‘Deep Blue’ skilled at?

    • quoits
    • bocce
    • chess
    • badminton
  • What was the first graphical browser for the World Wide Web?

    • Mosaic
    • Basic
    • Internet Explorer
    • Firefox
  • When did the compact disc first appear on the market?

    • 1982
    • 1955
    • 1989
    • 1992
  • When was the DVD introduced?

    • 1995
    • 1990
    • 1970
    • 2000
  • To which of these devices is the cellular telephone most closely related?

    • Radio
    • telegraph
    • light bulb
    • telescope
  • Which of these is a file format for digital images?

    • ICBM
    • IBM
    • JPEG
    • CIA
  • Which telephone company introduced the first mobile telephone service (MTS), in 1946?

    • Vivendi Universal SA
    • Central Telephone and Electronics (CenturyLink)
    • Bell Telephone Company
    • AT&T (American Telephone and Telegraph Company)
  • Which band of radio wave frequencies do cellular phones use for telecommunication?

    • 100–200 MHz
    • 1,100–1,200 MHz
    • 500–600 MHz
    • 800–900 MHz
  • What does VoIP stand for?

    • Vocal or Internet Program
    • Vision of Interest Piece
    • Voice over Internet Protocol
    • Vivendi operation Internet Protocol
  • Which of these is not a peripheral, in computer terms?

    • keyboard
    • monitor
    • mouse
    • motherboard
  • What does the Internet prefix WWW stand for?

    • Western Washington World
    • Wide Width Wickets
    • Worldwide Weather
    • World Wide Web
  • A network designed to allow communication within an organization is called:

    • an intranet
    • the World Wide Web
    • Yahoo
    • the Internet
  • Computer Hard Disk was first introduced in 1956 by which company

    • Dell
    • Apple
    • Microsoft
    • IBM

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Eric Brown

Written by Eric Brown

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