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1

What year was the very first model of the iPhone released?

2007

2

What’s the shortcut for the “copy” function on most computers?

ctrl c

3

What does “HTTP” stand for?

HyperText Transfer Protocol

4

What is the name of the man who launched eBay back in 1995?

Pierre Omidyar

5

What is often seen as the smallest unit of memory?

kilobyte

6

Which email service is owned by Microsoft?

Hotmail

7

Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Explorer are different types of what?

 Web browsers

8

Is Java a type of OS?

No

9

Who is often called the father of the computer?

Charles Babbage

10

What was Twitter’s original name?

twttr

11

Who discovered penicillin?

Alexander Fleming

12

What is meteorology the study of?

The weather

13

Which planet is the hottest in the solar system?

Venus

14

What part of the atom has no electric charge?

Neutron

15

Which natural disaster is measured with a Richter scale?

Earthquakes

16

What is the symbol for potassium?

K

17

What animals are pearls found in?

Oysters

18

Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (in 1903)?

Marie Curie

19

Which planet has the most gravity?

Jupiter

20

How many molecules of oxygen does ozone have?

3

21

Solar power generates electricity from what source?

The Sun

22

Did the original Sony Playstation use CDs or cartridges to play games?

CDs

23

The Hubble Space Telescope is named after which American astronomer?

Edwin Hubble

24

In terms of computing, what does ROM stand for?

Read Only Memory

25

True or false? Atomic bombs work by atomic fission.

TRUE