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Computer Trivia Questions With Answers
The generic term for the mechanical,
electrical and electronic
components of a computer are called what?
Which computer language is an acronym of the name of the world's
first computer programmer?
What letter is between Q and E on a computer keyboard?
In computer lingo what is a MUD?
A: Multi User Computer
What kind of fruit was used to name a computer in 1984?
In what field of study are the terms CPU, PC, and VDU used?
A: Computer Science.
From what source did William Henry Gates III amass his fortune?
A: Computer software.
Charlie the pet dog was replace by what in the remake of the
Absent-minded Professor called "Flubber" in 1997?
A: Weebo, the computer.
What did Charles Babbage invent when he designed his analytical
engine in 1833?
Movie maker George Lucas Filed a law suit against President
Ronald Reagan to get him to stop referring to an outer space
computer controlled defense system as what?
A: Star Wars.
What time doe the computer virus W32.MARIJUANA interrupt you to
suggest taking a break?
A: 4:20 p.m.
Hal, the computer in 2001: A Space Odyssey, got its name how?
A: Take the letters IBM, and select the preceding letter for each
Pixar created a 1995 blockbuster hit move using computer
animation. What was the title of the movie?
A: Toy Story.
Which computer company dropped the Play Station line and created
an Aptiva brand computer for home users?
A: IBM corporation.
Red Hat and Yellow Dog are computer outfits that distributed an
alternative computer operating system. What was the name of the
The Electronic Frontier Foundation named its $250,000 computer
designed to crack the U.S. government's outdated DES cryptographic
A: Deep Crack.
What common element is used in the manufacture of computer chips?
On the birthday of a famous painter, every March 6th, what
computer virus strikes?
Baby computer generated 3D image danced it's way onto
what TV show in 1998?
A: Ally McBeal.
Democratic senator had the first internet home page?
A: Ted Kennedy.
Originally, ENIAC, the world's first "modern" computer was
constructed to do what?
A: To compute ballistic trajectories for artillery shells.
The Los Angeles Police Department developed a computer program to
help solve homicides. What was it called?
A: HITMAN, for Homicide Information Tracking Management Automation
The first computer used for
weather research was named what?
A: MANIAC - Mathematical Analyzer, Numerical Integrator and
The displays commonly found in notebook and laptop computers are
A: Liquid Crystal Display.
After breaking into physicist Tsutomu Shimomura's computer on
Christmas in 1994, what legendary hacker was taken down?
A: Kevin Mitnick.
What personal computer became a video production system with the
addition of New Tek's Video Toaster?
Digital Equipment Corporation sued what computer chip
manufacturer claiming it stole the technology to develop the Pentium
A: Intel Corporation.
What was the name of the computer language named after a French
philosopher and mathematician?
What was the name of the computer company that was named after
the founder's memories of a summer in an Orchard in Oregon?