Computer Science

🧮

#1  Buttons  20 seconds

What mathematician has given name to a branch of algebra dealing with logic?

George Boole

Maurice Karnaugh

David A. Huffman

Jack Elton Bresenham

#2  Buttons  20 seconds

Which of the following is NOT an algorithms for sorting?

Kruskal sort

Bubble sort

Bucket sort

Quicksort

#3  Buttons  20 seconds

How many different values can a byte take?

256

8

2

infinite

#4  Buttons  20 seconds

Which of the following is the basis of most modern character-encoding schemes?

ASCII

ANSI

ISO

UTF

#5  Buttons  80 seconds

What Polish-French-American mathematician has given name to this fractal set?

Benoit Mandelbrot

Gaston Julia

Wacław Sierpiński

Helge von Koch

#6  Buttons  20 seconds

What was the first machine to be programatically controlled by punch-cards?

Loom

Calculator

Printing press

Lathe

The programmable loom was invented by Joseph Marie Jacquard in 1804.

#7  Buttons  20 seconds

Which of the following is NOT a hash function?

RSA

CRC-32

MD5

SHA-1

#8  Buttons  20 seconds

What was the name of the famous German WW2 encryption machine?

Enigma

Paradox

Conundrum

Riddle

#9  Buttons  20 seconds

For what was British computer science pioneer Turing prosecuted in 1952?

Homosexual acts

Petty theft

High treason

Murder

#10  Buttons  20 seconds

Who is NOT credited for inventing the integrated circuit?

William Shockley

Jack Kilby

Robert Noyce

Geoffrey Dummer

;