Question: About how many computer languages are in use?
Answer: There are about 2,000 computer languages in active use, whereas there were only 15 in use in 1970.
Question: Which of these is not an early computer?
Answer: NASA stands for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. It is an agency of the U.S. government. ENIAC, UNIVAC, and SAGE are all early computers.
Question: Who founded Apple Computer?
Answer: Steve Jobs founded Apple Computer, Inc., with Steve Wozniak and another partner in 1976.
Question: Which of these is not a peripheral, in computer terms?
Answer: A peripheral is a device that attaches to a computer. The motherboard is within the computer and controls its ability to receive and process electronic signals.
Question: Which of these is not one of the early “protocols,” or ways to use the Internet?
Answer: The early use of the Internet relied on protocols for transferring files or remote control of other terminals. Blogging did not emerge until later, in the 1990s.
Question: What does the Internet prefix WWW stand for?
Answer: The World Wide Web dramatically increased the use of the Internet. Tim Berners-Lee established the convention in 1989.
Question: A network designed to allow communication within an organization is called:
Answer: An intranet is a private computer network, usually within an organization or group and is limited to its members for sharing information.
Question: Which of these is not a kind of computer?
Answer: A Lada is a brand of car manufactured in Russia. Apple, Lenovo, and Dell are brands of computers sold worldwide.
Question: What device, released in 1993, gave rise to the term personal digital assistant?
Answer: In 1993 Apple Inc. released the Newton MessagePad, for which John Sculley, then Apple’s chief executive officer, coined the term PDA, or personal digital assistant. 
Question: What is the name for a computer pointing device?
Answer: A mouse allows a computer user to move to different parts of the screen without a keyboard.
Question: What operating system did Google develop?
Answer: Android, which is based on Linux, was first developed by Google Inc. The first cellular telephone to feature this operating system was the T-Mobile G1, released in October 2008.
Question: What does the acronym FTP stand for?
Answer: The acronym FTP stands for file transfer protocol, which was first proposed in the 1970s and made an international standard in 1985. It is used to transfer files from one computer to another.
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