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Who co-founded the "Apple Corporation" with Steve Wozniak in 1976?

  • Steve Jabs
  • Steve Jibs
  • Steve Jobs
  • Steve Jubs

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What do the initials stand for in the name of the US television network PBS?

  • Philadelphia Broadcasting Service
  • Public Broadcasting Service
  • Pentagon Broadcasting Service
  • Pennsylvania Broadcasting Service

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In September 1961 "Border Television" began transmitting from where in the UK?

  • Carlisle
  • Berwick-upon-Tweed
  • Galashiels
  • Melrose

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In 1792 the French inventor Claude Chappe built the world's first practical semaphore system between Paris and which other city?

  • Nantes
  • Nancy
  • Lyon
  • Lille

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In which US state are the headquarters of the "Microsoft Corporation"?

  • California
  • Texas
  • Washington
  • Oregon

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When ITV began broadcasting in 1955, what was the first product to be advertised?

  • Toothpaste
  • Washing powder
  • Chocolate
  • Petrol

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Which comedian made the UK's first mobile phone call on I January 1985?

  • Norman Wisdom
  • Ernie Wise
  • Les Dawson
  • Ken Dodd

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Which piece of computer hardware was invented by Douglas Engelbart in the USA in 1964?

  • The floppy disk
  • The hard disc
  • The modem
  • The mouse

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What stopped BBC from broadcasting on its intended launch date of 20 April 1964?

  • A libel action
  • A strike
  • A power cut
  • A flood

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Which offshore radio station began broadcasting on Easter Sunday 1965?

  • Radio Caroline
  • Radio Columbine
  • Radio Carolyn
  • Radio Carol

 

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