Exercise 2

Question 16 :

In which year was MIDI introduced?


A). 1987
B). 1983
C). 1973
D). 1977
Answer : Option B

Question 17 :

In which decade was the SPICE simulator introduced?


A). 1950s
B). 1960s
C). 1970s
D). 1980s
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) was introduced in May 1972 by the University of Berkeley, California.


Question 18 :

Who invented the first controllable flying AEROPLANE (AIRPLANE)?


A). Wright Brothers
B). Lidenbergh Brothers
C). South Brothers
D). West Brothers
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first successful controlled powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in December 1903. The twelve second flight covered a distance of 120 feet and an altitude of just ten feet.


Question 19 :

What groovy item was invented by Englishman Edward Craven Walker in 1963?


A). Leisure suit
B). Lava lamp
C). Eight-track tape deck
D). Hot comb
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

Groovy, baby! Lava lamps, which were a fixture in every hip pad in the 1960s and 70s, featured a mixture of water and colored oil that created swirl patterns when heated by a light bulb.


Question 20 :

In which decade was the Internet first implemented?


A). 1940s
B). 1950s
C). 1960s
D). 1980s
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

The first message ever sent over what is now called the Internet took place at 10:30PM on October 29, 1969. Back then, the Department of Defense called it ARPAnet (Advanced Research Projects Agency network).