Here’s a quick quiz to test your knowledge of the history of technology. If you get five or more correct, give yourself a pat on the back.
Multiple choice answers will be presented but only one is the correct answer. Hover your mouse cursor over your chosen answer and a popup will tell you if you are correct or not. You can post your own score out of 10 via the comments. NO CHEATING!
1) Which company produced the very first handheld mobile phone?
A) Motorola__________ B) IBM__________ C) Nokia
2) I suspect everyone knows that Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft but what was his co-founder’s name?
A) Jack Gates__________ B) Steve Balmer__________ C) Paul Allen
3) In what year was Windows XP first released?
A) 2001__________ B) 2002__________ C) 2003
4) How many versions of Windows 7 were released for home users?
A) 4__________ B) 5__________ C) 6
5) Which company was the first to release DDR RAM?
A) Crucial__________ B) Hyundai (Hynix)__________ C) Samsung
6) Which manufacturer supplies the most PCs worldwide?
A) Dell__________ B) HP__________ C) Lenovo
7) Who succeeded Bill Gates as Microsoft’s CEO?
A) Satya Nadella__________ B) Steve Balmer__________ C) Brendan Eich
8) What is generally regarded as the worst computer virus outbreak ever, and is still recognized as the fastest-growing email worm in history?
A) MyDoom__________ B) WannaCry__________ C) Emotet
9) How many years has Daves Computer Tips been operating?
A) 17 years__________ B) 13 years__________ C) 10 years
10) Everyone knows that Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon, but who was the last person to walk on the moon?
A) Buzz Aldrin__________ B) Harrison Schmitt__________ C) Alan Shepard
So, how did you do? Let us know in the comments.