Technology Quiz for Kids





Technology Quiz Questions

  1. Opera, Firefox, Safari and Chrome are types of what?
  2. Nearly a thousand years ago, lost Chinese soldiers found their way using a piece of magnetized iron floating in a bowl of water. This is the first example of what item?
  3. What name is given to an object that has been intentionally placed into orbit? You may have a dish on your outside wall that takes signals from such an object.
  4. In computer science, what does AI stand for?
  5. What were the Wright Brothers the first to do in 1903?
  6. What are printed on many shop items in the form of numbers and a pattern of parallel lines? This is then scanned at the checkout.
  7. Steve Jobs and steve Wozniak were joint founders of which computer company?
  8. What do solar power panels use to generate electricity?
  9. What is the name of the wireless communications technology that replaces cables?
  10. What sort of circuit is a set of electronic circuits on one small flat piece of silicon material or chip?
  11. A recording device known as a 'black box' is normally found where?
  12. On a website what is FAQ an abbreviation for?
  13. A wind turbine turns moving air into electricity - what name is given for a group of wind turbines in the same area?
  14. What name is given to a mobile phone that performs many of the functions of a computer?
  15. What is the name of the small card from your mobile phone provider that contains your account data and enables you to connect to a network?
  16. What does IT stand for?
  17. Name the famous video-sharing website that was created in February 2005?
  18. What name is given to the valley in California that was a global center for high technology and electronics?
  19. Which software from Apple is a personal assistant that can perform various tasks based on voice commands?
  20. VR is a simulated experience that can be similar to or completely different from the real world - what does VR stand for?




Answers:

  1. Web browsers
  2. A compass
  3. Satellite
  4. Artificial intelligence
  5. The first controlled flight in an aeroplane
  6. Barcode
  7. Apple
  8. Sunlight
  9. Bluetooth
  10. Integrated circuit
  11. On an aircraft
  12. Frequently Asked Questions
  13. A wind farm
  14. A smartphone
  15. SIM card (Did you know that SIM stands for ‘Subscriber Identity Module’?)
  16. Information technology
  17. Youtube
  18. Silicon Valley
  19. Siri
  20. Virtual Reality