World GK MCQs

World Famous Computer Scientists MCQs with Answers

Who is known as the father of modern computer science?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Tim Berners-Lee
Answer: a) Alan Turing

Who developed the first compiler for a programming language?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Grace Hopper
c) Linus Torvalds
d) John von Neumann
Answer: b) Grace Hopper

Who is considered the founder of artificial intelligence?
a) Tim Berners-Lee
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Vint Cerf
Answer: b) John McCarthy

Who developed the C programming language?
a) Dennis Ritchie
b) Linus Torvalds
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: a) Dennis Ritchie

Who is known for his contributions to the development of the World Wide Web?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Tim Berners-Lee
Answer: d) Tim Berners-Lee

Who is the co-founder of Apple Inc. and a pioneer in the personal computer industry?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Tim Berners-Lee
Answer: c) Steve Jobs

Who is known for his work on the theory of computation and the concept of a universal machine?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) John von Neumann
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: c) Alan Turing

Who is credited with inventing the World Wide Web?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Vint Cerf
c) Tim Berners-Lee
d) John McCarthy
Answer: c) Tim Berners-Lee

Who is known as the co-founder of Microsoft and a prominent figure in the computer industry?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Tim Berners-Lee
Answer: b) Bill Gates

Who developed the concept of object-oriented programming and created the programming language Smalltalk?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Grace Hopper
c) Alan Kay
d) John von Neumann
Answer: c) Alan Kay

Who is known for his work on the development of the first general-purpose electronic digital computer, the ENIAC?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Grace Hopper
c) Alan Turing
d) John von Neumann
Answer: b) Grace Hopper

Who is considered the father of the computer mouse and the graphical user interface (GUI)?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Douglas Engelbart
Answer: d) Douglas Engelbart

Who is known for his contributions to the development of the Unix operating system and the creation of the C programming language?
a) Dennis Ritchie
b) Linus Torvalds
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: a) Dennis Ritchie

Who is considered the father of modern cryptography and played a crucial role in breaking the Enigma code during World War II?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Vint Cerf
Answer: c) Alan Turing

Who developed the concept of the von Neumann architecture, which forms the basis of most modern computers?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) John von Neumann
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: b) John von Neumann

Who is known for his contributions to the development of the TCP/IP protocols, which are the foundation of the modern internet?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Vint Cerf
c) Tim Berners-Lee
d) John McCarthy
Answer: b) Vint Cerf

Who is known for her work on the Analytical Engine, an early mechanical general-purpose computer?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Grace Hopper
c) Alan Turing
d) John von Neumann
Answer: a) Ada Lovelace

Who is the creator of the Linux operating system?
a) Dennis Ritchie
b) Linus Torvalds
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: b) Linus Torvalds

Who is known for his work on artificial intelligence and the development of the Lisp programming language?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Vint Cerf
Answer: b) John McCarthy

Who is considered the “mother of COBOL” and played a significant role in the development of high-level programming languages?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Grace Hopper
c) Alan Turing
d) John von Neumann
Answer: b) Grace Hopper

Who is known for his contributions to the field of computer graphics and co-founding Pixar Animation Studios?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Ed Catmull
Answer: d) Ed Catmull

Who is the co-founder of Sun Microsystems and played a key role in the development of the Java programming language?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) James Gosling
Answer: d) James Gosling

Who is known for his work on the development of the Python programming language?
a) Guido van Rossum
b) Linus Torvalds
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: a) Guido van Rossum

Who is the co-founder of Intel Corporation and a pioneer in the development of microprocessors?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Gordon Moore
Answer: d) Gordon Moore

Who is known for his contributions to the development of the programming language FORTRAN?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: d) Grace Hopper

Who is considered one of the founding fathers of modern computer science and made significant contributions to the field of computational complexity theory?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) John von Neumann
Answer: d) John von Neumann

Who is known for his work on the development of the Perl programming language?
a) Larry Page
b) Linus Torvalds
c) Alan Turing
d) Larry Wall
Answer: d) Larry Wall

Who is the co-founder of Oracle Corporation and a pioneer in the field of database management systems?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Larry Ellison
Answer: d) Larry Ellison

Who is known for his work on the development of the Scheme programming language and the concept of tail recursion?
a) Alan Kay
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Gerald Sussman
Answer: d) Gerald Sussman

Who is the co-founder of NVIDIA Corporation and a pioneer in the field of graphics processing units (GPUs)?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Jensen Huang
Answer: d) Jensen Huang

Who is known for his work on the development of the Ruby programming language?
a) Yukihiro Matsumoto
b) Linus Torvalds
c) Alan Turing
d) Grace Hopper
Answer: a) Yukihiro Matsumoto

Who is the co-founder of Cisco Systems, Inc. and a pioneer in the field of computer networking?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Leonard Bosack
Answer: d) Leonard Bosack

Who is known for his work on the development of the Haskell programming language?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Simon Peyton Jones
Answer: d) Simon Peyton Jones

Who is the co-founder of WhatsApp and played a significant role in the development of the messaging app?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Jan Koum
Answer: d) Jan Koum

Who is known for his work on the development of the R programming language for statistical computing and graphics?
a) Guido van Rossum
b) Linus Torvalds
c) Alan Turing
d) Ross Ihaka
Answer: d) Ross Ihaka

Who is the co-founder of Adobe Systems Inc. and a pioneer in the field of desktop publishing and digital imaging?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) John Warnock
Answer: d) John Warnock

Who is known for his work on the development of the Lua programming language?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Roberto Ierusalimschy
Answer: d) Roberto Ierusalimschy

Who is the co-founder of Twitter and played a significant role in the development of the social media platform?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Jack Dorsey
Answer: d) Jack Dorsey

Who is known for his work on the development of the Prolog programming language?
a) Alan Kay
b) John McCarthy
c) Alan Turing
d) Alain Colmerauer
Answer: d) Alain Colmerauer

Who is the co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and played a key role in the development of computer-generated imagery (CGI) in films?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Edwin Catmull
Answer: d) Edwin Catmull

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