Saturday, 16 January 2016

Information Technology (IT) and Computer Quiz

IT Quiz Questions I

  1. Who is considered the father of computers?
  2. Which company invented the floppy disk in 1971?
  3. What nationality is Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks?
  4. What does WWW stand for?
  5. What does CAD stand for?
  6. Presto is the layout engine for which browser?
  7. What did Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis found?
  8. Who is considered to be The Father of Artificial Intelligence?
  9. How many bits are there in a byte?
  10. What was was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey?

Answers:

  1. Charles Babbage
  2. IBM
  3. Australian
  4. World Wide Web
  5. Computer Aided Design
  6. Opera
  7. Skype
  8. John McCarthy
  9. 8
  10. Twitter

IT Quiz Questions II

  1. Which is older: 'Email' or 'The World Wide Web'?
  2. Which country is represented by the internet domain abbreviation 'ch'?
  3. Why is the domain Symbolics.com famous?
  4. What does DVD stand for?
  5. Firefox and Safari are types of what?
  6. What is the capacity of a standard PC floppy (a)1. 2MB (b)1.44K (c)1.44MB (d)120MB?
  7. What piece of computer equipment was invented by Douglas Engelbart of Stanford Research Institute in 1963?
  8. What is the highest digit that can appear in an Octal number system?
  9. Gas, solid state and diode are the three types of what?
  10. Shuffle, Nano, Touch and Classic are variations of what?

Answers:

  1. Email
  2. Switzerland
  3. First ever domain name registered
  4. Digital Versatile Disk
  5. Web browsers
  6. 1.44MB
  7. The Mouse
  8. Seven
  9. Laser
  10. Apple iPod
 

IT Quiz Questions III

  1. For what does the acronym IT stand?
  2. Which university was Mark Zuckerberg attending when he launched Facebook?
  3. What does the acronym LCD stand for?
  4. Which web browser is run by the Mozilla Corporation?
  5. Who in 2001, overtook Compaq as the largest supplier of home-use PCs?
  6. What did Apple launch in 2003 to support the 2001 launched iPod?
  7. Which of the following is not a type of web image: PNG, GIF, LPG or JPG?
  8. In 1943 Thomas Watson chairman of IBM said there was a world market for how many computers?
  9. What does the 'F' stand for in the acronym FORTRAN?
  10. In computing there are 8 bits to a byte, what are 4 bits called?


Answers:

  1. Information Technology
  2. Harvard
  3. Liquid Crystal Display
  4. Firefox
  5. Dell
  6. iTunes
  7. LPG
  8. Five
  9. Formula
  10. A nibble

IT Quiz Questions IV

  1. What gave rise to the 'second generation' of computers by replacing vacuum tubes in computer designs?
  2. What is the name given to unsolicited e-mail messages?
  3. What name was given to the series of computers used by British codebreakers in World War Two to break the Lorenz cipher?
  4. Which free and open-source content management system for publishing website content was released in 2005 as a rebranded release of Mambo 4.5.2.3?
  5. What does the 'S' stand for in the programming language BASIC?
  6. As of July 2015, what number Windows became the most recent version of Windows for personal computers?
  7. The two-letter country-code domain '.dd' was reserved for which country, but never implemented?
  8. Which general-purpose high-level programming language was created by Guido van Rossum in the Netherlands?
  9. What country has the two letter domain name 'cn'?
  10. Which entertainment, news, and social networking website has the slogan 'The front page of the internet'?

Answers:

  1. Transistors
  2. Spam
  3. Collossus
  4. Joomla
  5. Symbolic
  6. Windows 10
  7. East Germany
  8. Python
  9. China
  10. Reddit

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