Pub quiz questions

  1. What name is given to a device that enables computers to send and receive information via telephone?
    Modem

  2. Which groundbreaking 1978 arcade game involved shooting down advancing armies of aliens with laser cannon?
    Space Invaders

  3. On a standard QWERTY keyboard, which vowel is not on the top row?
    A

  4. Whose 'Difference Engine' is often described as the first computer?
    Charles Babbage's

  5. What does PDA stand for in computer terminology?
    Personal Digital Assistant

  6. Which decade saw the launch of the PlayStation?
    1990s

  7. The three key combination Ctrl-Alt-Delete can be used to reboot your personal computer or to summon its task manager. Computer geeks sometimes use which expression from the Star Trek TV series to describe this?
    Vulcan Nerve Pinch
    While this may also be called the "three finger salute," the answer would be wrong here.

  8. Who is the star of the Tomb Raider video game?
    Lara Croft

  9. How many gigabytes capacity had the first commercially available iPod?
    Five

  10. Which was the first iPod without a screen or scroll wheel?
    iPod Shuffle