Home / Computer Awareness / Computer Terms asked in recent Exams Part 6

Computer Terms asked in recent Exams Part 6

Hope you like the post!!
  • KonradZuse invented the World’s first computer was named as the Z1 in 1936. It was the First freely programmable computer.
  • The first computer game was “Spacewar!”.  This game was programmed by Steve Russell and first released in February 1962.
  • Jack Kilby& Robert Noyce develop the first Integrated Circuit (The Chip) in 1958
  • In 1954 John Backus & IBM develop first successful high level programming language FORTRAN Computer Programming Language
  • ARPAnet the first Internet connectivity started in 1969.
  • WordStar Software is the first release of Word Processors application developed by Seymour Rubenstein & Rob Barnaby in 1979.
  • Apple Lisa Computer is the first home computer with a GUI (graphical user interface) in 1983
  • The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990. It was called WorldWideWeb (no spaces) and was later renamed Nexus.
  • The first search engine created was Archie, in 1990 by Alan Emtage, a student of McGill University in Montreal.
  • On Aug. 6, 1991, Tim Berners-Lee published the first internet site from CERN, the world’s largest physics lab in Geneva, Switzerland.
  • The first supercomputer was the Control Data Corporation (CDC) 6600 with a single CPU. It was released in 1964.
  • India’s first supercomputer is PARAM 8000, which was installed in 1991.
  • NVIDIA’s Tesla computer was launched in London in December 2008 is first personal supercomputer.
  • The first banner advertising was used in 1994.
  • The E-mail is older than the World Wide Web.
  • The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.
  • Rich Skrenta generated the first computer virus in February 1982. He is the author of Elk Cloner, the first computer virus to be released outside of the lab.
  • The first version of Excel was released for the Mac in 1985 and the first Windows version was released in November 1987.
  • Nobody can create a folder named “Con” in windows system.
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard
  • Each Excel worksheet holds 1,048,576 rows and 16, 384 columns which makes 17,179,869,184 cells per worksheet.
  • Up to last 100 actions can be undo in excel.

 

Facebook Comments

About GovernmentAdda

We provide all Govt Jobs Like Banking, SSC, FCI,UPSC, Railways and all other important government exams Study Materials,Tricks,Quizes,Notifications,Videos etc.

Check Also

Computer Terms asked in recent Exams Part 4

Ethernet Ethernet is a physical and data link layer technology for local area networks (LANs). …

error: