Explorit's Computing and Internet History Quiz

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TEN QUESTIONS:
QUESTION 1:
Which pioneer of machine computing is known as the grandfather of computer pioneers?
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QUESTION 2:
Which woman is often misleadingly called the world's first computer programmer?
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QUESTION 3:
Who, in 1937, claimed that some mathematical problems cannot be solved by an automatic machine, and theorized a universal computing machine which could do anything a human could do if programmed with explicit instructions?
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QUESTION 4:
For what great achievement are John Mauchly and Presper Eckert recognized?
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QUESTION 5:
Who patented the junction transistor?
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QUESTION 6:
Where, in the 1950s and 1960s would you have found the words, "Do not fold, spindle or mutilate."?
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QUESTION 7:
The January 1975 issue of Popular Electronics included an article about the Altair microcomputer. The article was the stimulus for Bill Gates and Paul Allen to develop what computer programming language specifically for this machine?
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QUESTION 8:
What is/was ARPANET?
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QUESTION 9:
When did the World-Wide Web enter the Internet scene?
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QUESTION 10:
And, what of the history yet to be made? A possible future aspect of the Internet was something called Teledesic. What was this and who was involved in it?
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