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Alan Turing Quiz

A quiz regarding the life and times of Alan Turing. 10 Questions.

 
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What year was Alan Turing born?

  • 1910
  • 1911
  • 1912
  • 1913

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Where did Turing work as a Cryptanalyst during World War II?

  • Blenheim Palace
  • Bletchley Park
  • Duxford
  • Sandringham Court

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What was the name of the code breaking machine designed by Alan Turing in 1939 based on Polish ideas?

  • Iris
  • Enigma
  • Brenda
  • Bombe

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What did the Bombe machine decode?

  • Morse Codes
  • Enigma Codes
  • Semaphore Codes
  • Vigenère Codes

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Which British honour did Turing receive in 1945?

  • OBE
  • CBE
  • BEM
  • MBE

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Alan Turing developed most of his code-breaking work at which University?

  • Edinburgh University
  • Manchester University
  • Cambridge University
  • Princeton University

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In 1952, Alan Turing was arrested and tried for which criminal offence?

  • Obtaining information via deception
  • Gross Indecency
  • Treason
  • Manslaughter

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In what year did Alan Turing die?

  • 1949
  • 1971
  • 1963
  • 1954

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How did Alan Turing die?

  • Cyanide Poisoning
  • Electrocution
  • Hanging
  • Gunshot

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What year did Alan Turing receive the Queen's pardon for his conviction of Gross Indecency?

  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010

 

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