Timeline Quiz

Who was the first world leader to send an email?
  • Al Gore
  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • Margaret Thatcher
When did libraries first adopt MAchine Readable Cataloging (MARC) for creating library records?
  • 1964
  • 1968
  • 1972
Which image format was introduced first?
  • TIFF
  • GIF
The Enigma machine was manufactured in 1923, capable of transcribing coded information. Who starred in this 2001 movie of the same name?
  • Madonna
  • Drew Barrymore
  • Kate Winslet
In 1993, CERN released the World Wide Web into the public domain. What were some of the early Web browsers? (check all that apply)
  • Archie
  • Cello
  • Lynx
  • Mosaic
  • Veronica
Which was the first commercial video game?
  • Pong
  • PacMan
  • Super Mario Brothers
What is Java?
  • An object oriented programming language
  • A cup of coffee
  • Both
Check the following definitions that correspond to the term METS.
  • An XML standard for encoding metadata within a digital library
  • A baseball team in NYC
  • A transfer protocol adopted by the W3C
What was the first computer bug?
  • A moth
  • A virus
  • A worm
What was the first commercially successful word processing software?
  • EasyWriter
  • WordStar
  • MS Word
  • WordPerfect