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AI Artificial Intelligence Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Artificial Intelligence trivia quiz questions with answers

 

AI Artificial Intelligence Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

What is artificial intelligence?
A: Artificial intelligence, (AI), sometimes called machine intelligence, is intelligence demonstrated by machines.

In computer science AI research is defined as the study of "intelligent agents": any device that perceives its environment and does what?
A: Takes actions that maximize its chance of successfully achieving its goals.

Colloquially, when is the term "artificial intelligence" applied?
A: When a machine mimics "cognitive" functions that humans associate with other human minds, such as "learning" and "problem solving".

Optical character recognition is frequently excluded from "artificial intelligence", having become a what?
A: Routine technology.

When was artificial intelligence founded as an academic discipline?
A: 1956.

For most of its history, AI research has been divided into subfields that often fail to what?
A: Communicate with each other.

Thought-capable artificial beings have been common in works of what?
A: Fiction, as in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.

 
The study of mechanical or "formal" reasoning began with whom?
A: Philosophers and mathematicians in antiquity.

The study of mathematical logic led directly to Alan Turing's theory of what?
A: Computation.

What did the theory suggest?
A: That a machine, by shuffling symbols as simple as "0" and "1", could simulate any conceivable act of mathematical deduction.

This insight, that digital computers can simulate any process of formal reasoning, is known as what?
A: The Church–Turing thesis.

Along with concurrent discoveries in neurobiology, information theory and cybernetics, this led researchers to consider the possibility of building what?
A: An electronic brain.

What did Turing propose?
A: That "if a human could not distinguish between responses from a machine and a human, the machine could be considered “intelligent".

The first work that is now generally recognized as AI was what?
A: McCullouch and Pitts' 1943 formal design for Turing-complete "artificial neurons".

 
Where wass the field of AI research born?
A: At a workshop at Dartmouth College in 1956.

Attendees Allen Newell (CMU), Herbert Simon (CMU), John McCarthy (MIT), Marvin Minsky (MIT) and Arthur Samuel (IBM) became the what?
A: The founders and leaders of AI research.

How did the press describe their programs?
A: Astonishing.

What were computers learning?
A: Checkers strategies (c. 1954).

By 1959 they were reportedly playing better than whom?
A: The average human.

By the middle of the 1960s, research in the USA was heavily funded by whom?
A: The Department of Defense.

What had been established around the world?
A: Laboratories.

 
Progress slowed and in 1974, what did both the U.S. and British governments do?
A: They cut off exploratory research in AI.

The next few years would later be called a what?
A: “An AI winter".

In the early 1980s, AI research was revived by what?
A: The commercial success of expert systems, a form of AI program that simulated the knowledge and analytical skills of human experts.

By 1985, the market for AI had reached how much?
A: Over a billion dollars.

At the same time, Japan's fifth generation computer project inspired the U.S and British governments to do what?
A: To restore funding for academic research.

In 1987, AI once again fell into disrepute, and what happened?
A: A second, longer-lasting hiatus began.

In the late 1990s and early 21st century, AI began to be used for what?
A: Logistics, data mining, medical diagnosis and other areas.

 
Deep Blue became the first computer chess-playing system to do what?
A: To beat a reigning world chess champion, Garry Kasparov on 11 May 1997.

In 2011, a Jeopardy! quiz show exhibition match, IBM's question answering system, Watson, defeated whom?
A: It beat the two greatest Jeopardy! Champions, Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings, by a significant margin.

Faster computers, algorithmic improvements, and access to large amounts of data enabled what?
A: Advances in machine learning and perception.

Data-hungry deep learning methods around 2012 started to what?
A: Dominate accuracy benchmarks.

The Kinect, which provides a 3D body–motion interface for the Xbox 360 and the Xbox One use algorithms that emerged from what?
A: Lengthy AI research.

The same goes for intelligent personal assistants in what?
A: Smartphones.

In March 2016, AlphaGo won 4 out of 5 games of Go in a match with whom?
A: Go champion Lee Sedol.

 
It became the first computer Go-playing system to beat a professional Go player without what?
A: Handicaps.

In the 2017 Future of Go Summit, AlphaGo won a three-game match with whom?
A: Ke Jie, who at the time continuously held the world No. 1 ranking for two years.

This marked the completion of a significant milestone in what?
A: The development of Artificial Intelligence as Go is an extremely complex game, more so than Chess.