Quiz: Computer History

18 08 2007

Title: Computer History
Author: Stu
Description: A challenging quiz with various questions covering the history of computers. Covers softrware, hardware, developers, technology “firsts” and the internet.
Suitable For: Computer buffs
Instructions: All downloadable quizzes are ZIP files. Right-click the Download link below and choose Save Target As…, and save to your Desktop or another folder on your computer. You must then open the downloaded ZIP file and copy (extract) the quiz into your Jeopardy\Quizzes folder.

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3 responses

20 08 2007
jeopardygame

I updated this quiz today. Replaced some very difficult questions on old technology.

16 01 2009
Mrskwiz

Warning to anyone using this in the classroom – “Goddamm Acronyms” as a category heading is not appropriate for the classroom!

16 01 2009
paralleldivergence

Thanks Mrskwiz. This quiz is not intended for use in a school classroom and the content does not really cover what students might learn in an IT class. It’s aimed at adults in the computer industry to use as a fun activity at a conference or staff meeting.

If you want to use it in the classroom, it’s a very simple matter to change the category title before use. That’s recommended for every quiz downloaded here. Some questions may not be appropriate for whatever reason and they should all be checked by the teacher before use (for a start, the teacher needs to know all the answers to be able to adjudicate! 🙂

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