Question: What was the name of the atomic bomb that was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945?

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Question: What U.S. state has more people than all of Canada?

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Question: Who commanded the Enola Gay on its mission to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima?

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Question: What was the first computer mouse made of?

The Quiz: What was the first computer mouse made of? WoodSteelPlasticGlass The invention of the first computer mouse completely changed how humans interacted with computers. In 1964, Doug Engelbart invented the first mouse at his Stanford Research Institute lab with funding from a NASA grant. The basic design had perpendicular wheels mounted in a hollow … Read more

Question: The ENIAC was the world’s first what?

The Quiz: The ENIAC was the world’s first what? Personal computerGeneral purpose computerGaming computerComputer with Internet access The computer that brought the world into the digital age, the ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer), was built during World War II by the United States. The enormous computer filled the 50-by-30-foot basement of the Moore School … Read more

Question: Reported by Harvard engineers in 1947, what was the first “computer bug”?

The Quiz: Reported by Harvard engineers in 1947, what was the first “computer bug”? A real mothRadiation sickness from computersWiring malfunctionA software crash The term “bug” came from a real moth found in the Mark II computer at Harvard. The team reported an issue when their electronics seemed to keep getting interrupted. After taking some … Read more

Question: What upgrade replaced vacuum tubes in computers in the 1950s?

The Quiz: What upgrade replaced vacuum tubes in computers in the 1950s? TransistorsRelaysMalwareCameras The change to transistors was one of the biggest advancements in computer technology history. Tom Kilburn’s team at Manchester University unveiled a prototype transistorized computer on November 16, 1953, which proved to be a success. These switches completely replaced vacuum tubes by … Read more

Question: What was the original name of the operating system “Microsoft Windows”?

The Quiz: What was the original name of the operating system “Microsoft Windows”? Interface ExpertComputer WizardClippyInterface Manager What began in a garage is now the most widely used computer operating system in the world. The system was first introduced in 1985 and was almost called “Interface Manager” until the savvy marketing team convinced Bill Gates … Read more